|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Turner House welcomes guests to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Stongfjorden. This grand wooden villa affords a fine view down the fjord and snow capped mountains. Perfect for family holidays, romantic getaways or small functions. Comfortably furnished in traditional style with 2 fireplaces and wooden floors,fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and freezer, lounge, dining room, library, grand entrance and stairway, 1 bathroom with bath and shower, ! shower room with toilet and 1 wash-room/wc. Bedrooms: 1 double with balcony and Fjord view, 1 double with balcony, 2 twin.Good quality bedding provided, baby cot available. Easy access to the large garden from entrance veranda, ideal for watching the sun set.Guests have use of deckchairs,garden croquet,picnic blanket,fold up chairs, a swing and barbecue.Bicycles at house for hire. Complimentary welcome basket.
Sailing and Fishing: Sailing (April - October)
Sailing available on a 39' Offshore yacht with an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor.
Sail Trail (April - October)
A short Sail to an offshore island and a 400 metre hike to the summit can be arranged
Fishing (All year round)
Small boat with Outboard available to hire for fishing in the Fjord
Walking: Walking ( All year round)
Several walksof all standards from 1 to 6 hours, or more. Blegja, 1304m is less than 10 km away.
Skiing: Skiing (December - April)
There is downhill slope less than 30 mins drive away and others less than an hour away. There are marked cross country trails within easy reach or for the more adventurous there are several ski walks up and around the nearby fjells.
house is set in a great landscape, right at the head of the fjord. Verranda of the house was a perfect place to sit in the morning and evening to take in the view.
Lovely, atmospheric house. A real place to escape to.
Good walks direct from the house and not far from ferries at Askvoll.
The small village of Stongfjorden has a big and interesting history. From Bronze Age rock carvings to B.A.C making an important base here in 1900s.This created many fine villas and a tennis court, Turner House being the Directors house. SunnGeoCenter holds conferences and tours of local Geology. The Grand Canyon starts here! Honsehagen Medieval Winecellar and restaurant is a unique experience,pre booking essential, sistered with Olde Hanse in Tallin. Local paintings and loom weaving crafts on sale in Turner House. Nearby, Rivedal has a statue of the founder of Iceland,Ingolf Arnarson who came from here. Visit Dale home of poet Jakob Sande. Take a ferry ride to Vaerlandet and cycle over 6 bridges out into the Atlantic to beautiful Bulandet. Drive to a Glacier in Jostedalsbreen National Park with a museum and ice walking trips.Spend time in Fjaerland Book Village. Sunnfjord Outdoor Museum in Forde is a collection of antique buildings from the area with walks and picnic areas.
Other Activities: Painting Courses, RYA sailing Courses, Geology Tours,Medieval Winecellar,Hunting
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My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
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A deposit of 25% of the total booking fee is payable at the time of booking with the balance due no less than 60 days prior to the start date.
The above amount include MVA (VAT) @ 8%
Please read Terms and Condition which can be found on www.turnerhouse.net
Easter, Christmas and New Year are High Season
Should a booking be made less than one week before the start of a stay it may be possible to var