Cozy holiday apartments in southern Norway !!!

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  • Apartment
  • Studio
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 5

Bedrooms: 0

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 5

Type: Apt. / Condo

Cozy holiday apartments in southern Norway !!!

Henseid Skole, vacation in a school !!! Going to school was never so much fun!

The Henseid Skole is a former elementary school built in the year 1951.

It lies in the small hamlet Henseid or Henneseid. This falls under the municipality

Drangedal in the county of Telemark. The Henseid Skole did the last service in

the year 2005, then it was empty and there was lack of maintenance. What was

in contrast with the beautiful surroundings of Henseid. In the spring of 2011, the

school opened its doors, completely renovated. But for tourists who are looking for

a special place for their well-deserved vacation. The school has old cozy atmosphere

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Henseid Skole

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Cozy holiday apartments in southern Norway !!!
Drangedal, South Coast, Norway

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The surroundings of Henseid is perhaps one of the finest in Telemark. Here you will find everything you would expect from southern Norway. Beautiful panoramic views, vast forests with many hiking trails. Here grow in the summer many kinds of edible berries. Henseid is surrounded by many lakes and is approximately 30 km from the sea, ideal places to fish (freshwater and saltwater), or to swim.

Stable weather.
summer = summer and winter = winter!
An average summer is here with great weather, blue skies, lots of sunny hours, little to no wind
and rain.
An average winter here with lots of nice weather, blue skies and snow. Great ski area, under the Henseid Skole begins the cross-country journey of Henseida beautiful cross-country track and is illuminated at night. The ski slopes are about half hour drive.

Wildlife in Henseid. It is this unique area in the early morning watching beavers in the lakes or in the (old) beaver dams. Naturally live in the woods elk (moose). In an early morning or evening walk in the forest near the lake Henseid, makes you a good chance to spot them. Other animals that can be spotted here are especially badgers, foxes, deer, squirrels, woodpeckers and small (harmless) snakes.

Outside the school is much (play) area with swings, trampoline, sandpit and playhouse with slide, football field and cycling. Inside the school there is an recreationroom with table soccer and airhockey game and many other games. On arrival, a delicious Norwegian delicacy. We regularly organize an extensive barbecue while enjoying a homemade red wine. Or a fire with marshmallows for the kids. For lovers we also make beautiful hikes through the nature of Henseid (always successfully!)

In Henseid find peace. But .. about 30 km lies the whole cozy spa Kragerø. At the coast of Kragerø are more than a hundred islands. You can go with several small ferries or with a rented boat self to an uninhabited island sail for instance sunbathing.At 40 km you will find the bigger cities Skien and
Porsgrunn, where you can go shopping or visit the Porcelain Factories and for children thereis the'Eventyr-FABRIKKEN", a gigantic indoor playground. Also there is in Skien a tropical pool. And Guests can follow the route of the Telemark Canal, the famous canal with 18 locks. Whether a piece with the old steamer sail. For the children there in Bø Sommerland a large water slides and swimming paradise.
Culture: Very special are the very old Stave churches from ancient Viking times of Norway. Or visita real Viking ship ( not a replica) !!!
At 12 km. distance is the small town Drangedal. Here you can find a small fee canoes and the Toke Lake
to explore. Drangedal has 3 supermarkets.

The Henseid Skole have a lot of parkingplaces.

public transport :

Drangedal, train and busstation
Porgrunn, train and busstation
Oslo is approximately 195 km from Henseid.
Sandefjord, airport and carrentals 80 km.
Larvik, boat (Denmark) about 60 km.
Kristiansand, boat (Denmark) ca 160 km.

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Lake nearby, Mountain nearby



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