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Eastern Norway Oslofjord Horten

"Asketun" - Borrevannet

  • Eskebekkveien 236, Horten
  • +47 40471622
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Peaceful cabin on a sun-rich water-side plot to Borrevannet lake (4km long, 1km wide), with full facilities, available to rent. Excellent pike and perch fishing, bird watching, walking.

On the east side of the lake, so you have sun from 1100hrs to sunset (subject to time of year!)

Sleeps up to 10 people. Each of the two bedrooms has two sets of bunkbeds (2x2) and there is a sofa bed in the lounge which can either be a single or a double. Bathroom with shower, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Large west facing terrace (decking patio) with beautiful view over the widest part of the lake. Outside furniture include chairs and tables and a chimnea (log fire which doubles up as a small BBQ), and another larger BBQ grill. Also a small south facing terrace for the early morning sun.

TV (Viasat basic package).

Rental includes the use of a small row boat - which is moored up on the plot.

Grass lawn on two plateaus and the water line `beach´.

Parking for several cars right by the cabin.

7 minutes drive from Borre Golf course (www.borregb.no) whilst the tee-off for Hole 8 is approximately 30meters through the woodland.

Winter cross country ski runs are made by the local ski association. These link right into the `night time lit ski routes´  - also only 10 walk/ski minutes away.

Superb fishing - pike, perch and other fish. The biggest pike recorded so far to date weighed in at 18kg. Fishing cards purchasable for day or season (bought on site by sms).

Great walking routes too straight from the hut. Look at the www.visithorten.com tourist website for scenic routes in the area.

Swimming and other water activities possible - have one windsurfing board and full rig (various sail sizes) also available at additional cost.

Bird watching: within the Borrevannet nature reserve there are 255 different registered bird species. For more info: http://www.borrevannet.net/arkiv/bokprosjekt.htm.

For other information about the local town, Horten, visit the tourist board´s website: www.visithorten.com

Weekend (Friday to Sunday):  £220
Week rate  (changeover usually Saturdays) £600-£800
Other periods please just ask.
Booking/delapidations deposit: £200.

Price includes water and electricity. Firewood for the internal or external log fires can be purchased on site.

Food supermarket: 3.5km
Horten town centre: 5km

The cabin is located past Borre Golf Club, an hour south of Oslo, within 15 minutes drive to the Oslo fjord. 20 minutes north of Tønsberg (Norway´s oldest town). Horten is easily accessible by car, bus, boat and plane. Torp Airport (Sandefjord) is 40 minutes from the cabin. The cabin is a further 10 minutes drive past the Golf Course club house.

Check our cabin's facebook page:  Asketun Borrevannet. More information will be posted on facebook over time, with new photos, and particularly more photos of summer time!

Any questions you may have, please just ring:
From the UK -  07703758471
From anywhere else:  0047 404 71 622

We look forward to welcoming you to Asketun cabin!

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