accommodation with a historic breeze.
has been awarded the Norwegian Heritage quality brand, "Olavsrosa"
The brands leads to a remarkable product rooted in the Norwegian
cultural heritage. The brand is awarded after a strict evaluation
that emphasizes the product's cultural historic value, how it
has been preserved, and how it has been made available to the
Anne Karin & Kåre Nes is the 11.th generation to run
the farm. There were originally 18 houses, but under the change
in farming before World War I, many of the houses became redundant.
4 of the original houses were rebuilt at Vestlandstunet at Norsk
Folkemuseum at Bygdøy.
today's buildings, Idneståva, is the prime. The house
was built of cogged joint timber in so-called empiric style
in 1863. It was close to disrepair when it was salvaged by Kåre
Nes, and rebulit on Nestunet in it's original form. The house
has been supplied with isolation and modern facilities in kitchen
and bathrooms, without ruining the original character.
The rebuilding of the house has been done by qualified craftsmen
under professional supervision and assistance by the County
The aim has been to create a living yard with a mixture of tradition
and modern farming in progress.
The tiny "strandsittarstovo" is only 2 by 2 meters,
and has no windows. From 1863 to 1880 a widow with 2 children
The cottage dating back to about 1700, is 30 sqm and consists
of a combined kitchen and living room, a bath with shower, and
The cabin from 1900 has an annex that can be used as outdoor
and barbecue with room for up to 50 people.