About this listing
Rooms in a 100 years old villa, overlooking the historical fortress Fredriksten. The house is situated in a quiet residential area with beautiful old houses, picket fences and apple orchards. There is only a five minutes’ walk to the center of Halden
The rooms are on the 1st floor above ground floor. There is one bedroom with a double bed and one with a single bed, and kitchen and bathroom with shower and toilets. The house is old and full of ambience and all the rooms are newly renovated and welcoming.
The house owners, Siri and Marcus, will assist with guiding and will be helpful with such as ticket reservations for events as the rock-festival “Kanonrock”, Opera Østfold, “Allsang på grensen" (“sing’along at the border”), or one of the many events at the Fredrikshalds Theater, Brygga cultural hall, the Rød Herregård cafe, Bryggerhuset Syd, and much more. They will assist in providing fishing licenses to a renowned salmon river, suggest good eating and drinking places, or they can recommend a good book that can be read in the living room while enjoying the view.
There is free parking in the street outside the house.
25 minutes to drive to Rygge Airport
1 hour and 20 minutes to Oslo
2 hours to Gardermoen Airport
2 hours to Gothenburg
10 minutes to Svinesund (Swedish border)
In other words, Halden is in a very central location, only 5 minutes by car from the main road E6. There are train and bus connections to Oslo, Gothenburg and other cities in Østfold.
We will assist with pickup at Halden train station by appointment.
The distance to the Norwegian and Swedish archipelago is short, and both Hvaler and Bohuslän are in close proximity. Not to forget the historical fjord Iddefjorden that is just a stone's throw away. All this, as well as the rivers, canals and lakes of the Haldenvassdraget and Northern Europe's highest locks, Brekke locks, Rød Herregård and the already mentioned Fredriksten fortress, can be easily reached from this location.
Visit Halden's website for more information.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
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