Directly on the Water
|Type of Property||Vacation Home
NO-N-8360 Böstad in LOFOTEN
North Country - Norway
|Minimum Stay||7 Days|
|Arrival||Sa, Su, Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr|
Maervoll in Lofoten: at the end of the village road Mærvollveien where high alpine Lofoten mountains, fjord and sea meet, only 80 meters from the sea - you will find an intimate, charming little 135 year old house (up to 4 persons) with grassturf roof for rent. The only nabour buildings here are the owners house (closest to the sea) and two old farm houses (without animals). Thus this location is a special peaceful one. Rent: from NOK 3800 up to NOK 4500/week, due to period. Bed sheets: NOK 75/person. Please inform in advance if you do not bring with you bed sheets or sleeping bags and thus need to rent bed sheets. The house is to be cleaned by the guest before departure so that it is ready for the next guest to come, if not 70 Euro extra is to be paid.
One of the photos shows the rent house with grassturf roof, seen from the north.
Electrical heating and bathroom with shower and WC. A little kitchen with table, electrical oven, fridge with freezer, sink and utensils. The living room has sofa, tables and chairs, cupboard, chest of drawers and book shelf with books in several languages. In the same floor there are also two small bedrooms, of which one has a double bed. Upstairs the ceiling height is a little low, but here there is a bedroom for two persons. Solid outdoor benches and table made of timber.
|Living Room 1||18 , Dining Nook|
|Bedroom 1||9 , 1 Double Beds, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table|
|Bedroom 2||4 , 1 Single Beds, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table|
|Bedroom 3||4 , 1 Single Beds, Reading Lamp/Light, Bedside Table|
|Kitchen 1||5 , 4 Seats, 1 Hot Plates, Oven, Refrigerator, Coffe Maker , Kitchenware and Tableware Available|
|Available Parking||Private Parking Lot on Property|
|Telecommunications||Mobile Communications Possible|
|01. June||-||31. August||---||483 €||---||Main Season|
Mærvoll (Maervoll) is situated between Tangstad, Utakleiv and Unstad (Unnstad) on the northwestwern (Atlantic) part of the central Lofoten island and municipality Vestvågøy. 8360 Böstad ist the postal adress and a local center. about 12 km from Maervoll. The post services, however, you will find in the Spar shop at Borg, 10 km from Torastua.
The Maervoll area is ideal for trekking. Great hiking and fishing opportunities. In the proximity one can observe the midnight sun from the end of May until the middle of July. Except for the summer time the Northern lights (the Aurora borealis) might be observed. Special good conditions for sea surfing in the bay of Unstad. In Borg (10 km from Maervoll) you find the 83 m long Viking museum Lofotr. Here you may participate in rowing a Viking ship. The summer 2015 a Viking Festival will be taking place. On a height not far from the Viking museum you find the church of Borge. In Borg you will also find, café, second-hand car rental and grocery with postal service. On Hov on the island Gimsøy - 44 km from Maervoll - you may play golf.
Torastua you find at the very end of Maervollveien in Steinfjorden between Tangstad and Unstad on the Lofoten island Vestvågøy.
How to get there: Airplane Oslo-Bodø-Leknes in Lofoten (19 km from Mærvoll). The Coastal Steamer (Hurtigruten) Bergen-Stamsund in Lofoten (35 km from Mærvoll). Train Oslo-Bodø and further to the Lofoten islands with plane, Hurtigruten, ferry or bus/car rental.Train through Sweden to Narvik. Boat/bus/car rental further to the Lofoten islands. The final voyage Leknes-Mærvoll: E-10 Leknes-Liland 11 km (2 km before Borg). Then drive 5 km westwards along Steinfjordveien,Unstadveien and Saupstadveien and through a 400 meters tunnel.
After having passed the tunnel you see the white Joh. L. Unstad Sjöhus (seahouse) far away in the fjord, 3 km from the tunnel. You have to pass the seahouse and continue about 600 meters to the end of the road Mærvollveien before you get to the little rent house with grassturf roof.