Welcome to our idyllic car-free "Green" island located approx. 45 min. by car from Bergen. Distance to the center is 44 km.
Here operates Monica and Vigleik an organic coastal farm with traditional Norwegian sheep, fishing and processing plants, fruits and berries. The landscape is abandoned for traditional as it has host of many generations. Monica and Vigleik are the only permanent residents on the island, but there are also about 20 cabins. The island is about 550 acres and consists of moorland and grassland. Many different bird species. Sea Eagle we see almost every day.
We rent out the barn on the farm to various events and accommodation. The barn has previously been used for animals and storage of hay, but is now restored and insulated for year round use. The barn is a timber house that also is used as a museum of ancient artifacts from the farm. Our car-free island is very suitable for families who want to experience the people, animals, sea, fishing and landscapes in a traditional Norwegian coastal farm. Possibility of close contact and feeding of wild sheep.
The barn is about 100 m2 and consists of:
- 1 piece large room on the ground floor, hallway, bath with toilet, a little sink, shower and a small kitchen. Sofa bed for 2 people and possibly extra bed for two persons behind the partition. Stereo and wireless internet. Heating with electricity and wood stove.
- 1 piece room on the first floor with double bed + 1 extra bed space. Obs. some steep stairs and just standing height in the middle.
Large areas of lawn furniture, benches, toys, barbecue and covered fireplace. Various traditional meal can be served in the barn and guiding tours on land and sea can be ordered.
Free parking for 2 cars on the mainland. Guests will be picked up and delivered by the hosts by boat to the car park which is a 5 min. away. Clothes and shoes that are suitable for outdoor use is recommended.
Many possibilities for excursions on land and sea. 10 min drive to Meland Golf Course and 15 min. drive to shopping and groceries. 10 min by boat to public transport to Bergen. 20 min. to the North sea road. We can help you to plan your trips around.
Ypsøy coastal farm is a unique, peaceful and beautiful place for recreation, relaxation and various outdoor activities on land and sea.
The hosts are available each day during your stay.
Ypsøy coastal farm is an ecological, peaceful, idyllic island where we show concern for people, animals, buildings and landscape. The farm is very suitable for families. Ancient artifacts in the barn should be treated with caution.
Any smoking must be done outside. The barn is located between the other houses and the neighbors on the farm. I
Waste is collected in bags and delivered to the hosts. The waste is sorted.
The hosts have a washing machine in our own house.
You disposes refrigerator. Time of arrival and departure must be agreed at least one day in advance.
Monica and Vigleik will be available every day during your stay