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Idylllic Norwegian farmhouse by the sea wtih views

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 1,636 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Large and comfortable timber framed house with 2 receptions and 6 bedroooms

The house is accessed via a 70 meter path from the side road. The nearest neighbours are 500 meters away. The rose garden is enclosed with garden furniture and a barbecue area. If you follow the path down from the house you will arrive at the bay inlet where our boat is moored. On entering our three floored house, there is a hall area leading to a family bathroom and open plan living and kitchen space. In the basement is a further open plan reception room. Both areas have scandanavian wood burning stoves. Tthe house also benefits from air conditioning units and wall mounted heaters in each of the six bedrooms. Upstairs there are four singles, one with bunkbeds and a double bedroom. There is a WC with sink on the same floor. On sunny days meals can be taken on the spacious wooden balcony which overlooks the garden.

Kerstin Sørensen
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
8 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bogøy in Steigen

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1636 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    toilet - Toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Etagenbett
    bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed
    bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Barbecue
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
smoking only outside please.


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Idylllic Norwegian farmhouse by the sea wtih views
average rating of 4.84 based on 30 reviews
Berlin, Germany

Fabulous old house in amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in October, 2017 and loved it - the house is really great, the island is beautiful, and the northern lights were amazing! Kerstin was a great hostess and helped set up a tour of the Batterie Dietl. We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Birmingham, England

Characterful house on an amazing island!

  • 5 of 5

We had a magical week staying in the house in February 2014. The house is located in peaceful, idyllic surroundings, ideal for a holiday to get away from it all, and is perfectly is located to explore the beautiful island of Engeløya. The house itself is very charming and characterful, and contained everything we needed for a very comfortable weeks holiday. Engeløya has a wonderfully remote and genuine feel to it, and is fully of breathtaking scenery! We had a lot of fun walking, hiking and driving around the island and its surroundings. As a bonus, on one night we saw a particular vivid northern lights display! Would be more than happy to recommend the house and island!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace and tranquility off the beaten track

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here with our 3 kids (13,12,7) to round off a month long tour of Norway. We loved the remoteness and extraordinary beauty of Engeloya. We happily filled our days with hiking, playing on the beach, fishing and boat trips. It was a pleasure meeting Kerstin and family, who were friendly, helpful and hospitable. Our only regret is that we didn't book a second week. The house is charming, characterful, well maintained and equipped with everything you might need. The inclusion of a boat in the rental is a great touch. The listing description and photos give a fair and realistic impression of a stay in this property. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunningly beautiful and relaxing vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the second week of our Norwegian honeymoon in Kerstin's lovingly restored farmhouse on the island of Engeloya. It was such an incredibly beautiful and unique place to visit and truly the highlight of our entire trip. The house is full of charm and the care and love that went into restoring it is apparent in every room. We loved cooking ourselves dinner in the quaint kitchen and watching sunsets over the water from the porch just off the back of the house. The island is quiet and relaxing with incredible vistas from every side - there is a long white sand beach to walk with the jagged Lofoten landscape on the horizon, WWII bunkers to hike around and explore, and even a mountain to climb if you're so inclined. We will cherish the memories of drinking our morning coffee looking out over the young cows in a nearby field and taking a twilight-at-11pm boat ride with Kerstin and family. Kerstin was a gracious and welcoming host, meeting us at the house upon our arrival to show us around, and so helpful in making our stay comfortable. What a truly fantastic and once-in-a-lifetime place to stay. I would recommend this experience to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Engeloya House, Nordland

  • 4 of 5

A very traditional house, with all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay. Great Location, Amazing Views, Incredible Sunsets, Tranquil and a great place to just wander outside to see the Northern lights during the Norweigen Winter. We were especially lucky to arrive after heavy snowfall which meant the landscape just glistened white and the water shimmered blue with a perfectly clear ice blue sky - truely magical.

We were so lucky to see the Northern Lights here 4 nights in a row (very rare) just by walking out the door. The lights were amazing, like someone drawing and filling in the sky in front of your eyes.

Just when you think it does not get better you will meet Kerstin, Rolf and their family, who could not have done more for us, organising a Fishing Trip on a real trawler, lending us their Nordic skis and kids sledges and even a trip with our children to see their cows.

If there was one reason to go here if would be for the amazingly beautiful Island of Engeloya

We now look forward to visting in the summer and taking the boat out for a little fishing trip.

Thankyou. Paul, Julia and Ellwood Raggett + The Forrer Family

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: February 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gemütliches Häuschen, umgeben von einer atemberaubenden Landschaft

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind zu zweit, als Paar über Weihnachten und Silvester dort gewesen. Das Haus ist überaus einladend und stilvoll und gemütlich eingerichtet. Wir haben uns dort mehr als wohl gefühlt. Es ist in einem tadellosen und sauberen Zustand. Es liegt, wie beschrieben direkt an einer wunderschönen einsamen Bucht und hält mit vielen Fenstern tolle Ausblicke bereit. Für uns hat es sich sehr gelohnt im Winter die Insel Engeloya zu besuchen, da wir das Glück hatten mehrfach Polarlichter und klare wunderschöne Sternenhimmel zu sehen. Die Landschaft hat durch den vielen Schnee wie verzaubert gewirkt und hat uns den Aufenthalt noch traumhafter werden lassen. Die Vermieterin Kerstin, stand uns bei jeder Frage sofort zur Verfügung und hat uns mit ihrer freundlichen, herzlichen Art ein "Zuhause-Gefühl" gegeben.

Wir kommen jederzeit gerne wieder!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
230 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
5 km
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
150 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Kilometres
20 km
Car: recommended

We are dairy farmers who live on Engeloya (the Island of Angels), which is in the Commune of Steigen, Northern Norway. Our holiday home is 13 km from our farm. The nearest airport is Bodø, 200 km away, which is a 90 minute fight from Oslo. Car hire is available at Bodø. Alternatively you can catch a boat from Bodø to Bogøy and we can collect you and take you to the farmhouse.

There are bicycles available to rent on our island. Engeløya is a beautiful but wild and remote island. There are numerous mountains to climb, beaches to comb and complete tranquility. If you are looking for a busy tourist destination, then Engeløya is not for you. Alternatively the Lofoten Islands can be reached via ferry from either Skutvick or Bognes. A day trip is feasible. Although equally beautiful, the Lofoten Islands are more expensive with all the trappings of tourism.

There is a 15 foot boat with a 15 HP-motor which comes with the house. Fishing tackle is available upon request. Engeløya is a fishing and farming community. Off the coast of our island are a myriad of smaller islands and rocky outcrops. These are populated by Sea Eagles and in the summer, porpoises. In the garden you can , light a fire or just enjoy the roses and the midnight sun. The only sound you can hear from our house is the tinkling of the cow bells in the distance. And if you want, you can visit us on our farm and stroke the calfs and the cats and see what Norwegian farm life is like.

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Mietpreise sind für 4 Personen. Jede weitere Person kostet 100,- NOK pro Nacht.
Bettwäsche und Handtücher können zur Verfügung gestellt werden für 100,- NOK pro Person.
Das Boot kostet 1000,- NOK pro Woche (exklusiv Benzin) für das 15 Fuss grosse Boot. Man kann auch das grössere Boot das 18 Fuss ist und einen 90PS-Motor hat mieten für 3000,- NOK pro Woche.

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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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