We invite you to come and discover the mountain region of Fyresdal Telemark in Southern Norway, a wilderness area with stunning views of this beautiful and awesome landscape. Accessible from Land/Sea/Air within the EU/Worldwide.
Special undisturbed solitude, perfect for an escape to real nature and an inspirational holiday to invigorate and revitalise the soul!
It’s an ideal destination for peaceful relaxation and adrenaline adventure. Unwind and have some fun.
Romantic walks and lazy relaxation.
Back-to-nature-camping – in the large Norwegian Lavvo Telt (Tipi Tent) on the secluded private camping area beside the lake. Cook food on an open fire. (Firewood and suitable cooking utensils are provided)
Worldwide Touring Motorcycle visitors are welcome here. The highways of Norway are a pleasure to ride on whilst soaking up the passing scenic views.
There is a safe area beside the lodge for young children. Selection of board games such as Jigsaw, Chess, Scrabble and Wooden Blocks.
Explore off the beaten track… Follow the marked Moose Trail Hike to Mosnapptoppen, the centuries-old hand-dug copper mine 1000m up on the top of the Granite mountainside behind the lodge. There are abundant Rock-Climbing/Scrambling routes in the area!
In the mystical forests, listen to the sound of the trees blowing in the fresh breezes. Blackbirds and Cuckoos singing.
Try wild-life watching…Golden Eagles gliding high above in the deep blue sky. Beavers making dams. Red squirrels hopping around the tree branches. Deer and Moose wandering morning/evening through the organic meadows down to the lake for a drink.
Cast your line along the 600m+ lake shoreline belonging to Ystesund and catch Brown Trout from Sundsvatn. Take to the water for a stimulating swim. Walk across the Flotningsdam at the east side of Sundsvatn. It is a Historic Stone Dam that was used for floating tree lengths to the local Sawmill. (Sagbruk)
Try genuine Nordic Pole Walking, a fitness exercise in varied terrain. Cross Country Ski straight from the lodge entrance in the snow season. The Norwegian Spark/Kick Sled we have is highly entertaining on the frozen tracks with children. Have fun plodding across the fields and frozen lake in Snow – Shoes.
Pick wild berries. (Cook them with the fresh Brown Trout). Wild mushrooms also grow in abundance.
The area provides numerous opportunities for Artists, Ecologists, Botanists, Geologists and Naturalists.
We are open through all the seasons. Large traditional fully – furnished mountain lodge can accommodate up to 8 overnight visitors.
Four bedrooms with comfortable local – made Pine beds (bedding and towels provided). There are views from the windows to appreciate sunrises/sunsets.
There is a Combined Toilet/Shower Room. Laundry Room with washing machine, iron with board, large sink and drying racks. Spacious solid wood fitted kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, freezer and dish-washer.
In the large open-plan lounge area there is a fireplace (seasoned logs available) and movable armchairs. In the separate dining area is a large round wooden table that seats 8.
Outside the area close to the lodge entrance is level for vehicle parking and with safe access into the building. 8-Seat wooden round picnic table on the patio with views of the mountains and lake.
The tasty refreshing water-supply comes from our own spring bore – hole 100m down into the Granite mountain.
Due to Health and Safety reasons please note this is a NO SMOKING area.