HERANDSHOLMEN
LOCATION
TANTEHUSET
TINGSTOVA
ANNEXES
COMMON ROOMS
HISTORY
ATTRACTIONS
ACTIVITIES
EXCURSIONS/ TRIPS

HERANDSHOLMEN
N-5628 Herand

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+47 53 66 82 30
+47 53 66 82 30
+47 92 43 57 63
+47 93 02 69 61

Owner, copyright:
T. Storaas
Research, foto, text:
T. Storaas
post@herandsholmen.com

Herandsholmen
- a unique Pearl in the heartland of Hardanger - with modern comfort, high standard and with a wonderful atmosphere!
The old commercial establishment Herandsholmen lies on a small idyllic island in the Hardangerfjord.
Herandsholmen is privately owned. The houses are from the period 1752 -1835. Modern facilities and comfort are successfully integrated into the original authentic environment.
Only 10 minutes by car from Jondal (direction Utne), and 2 minutes from the mainland by boat.



The Houses at Herandsholmen:
Pleasant furnishing, El-heating, El-light. Garden furniture and grill. Panorama sea view. Excellent for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, badminton, walks, diving, summer- skiing at the glacier (the Folgefonn Summer skiing center, is only 40 min. away by car). Daily excursions to Bergen or the fjords for a large number of attractions.

SLEEPING CAPACITY: 16- 20 pers


"TANTEHUSET"
(Anno 1820 / rehab.2003):
Persons: 4 - 6, 2 bedrooms, livingroom w.sofa bed, kitchen, Bathroom w. shower, Whirlpool, Sauna, WC (separate).

"TINGSTOVA"
(Anno 1760 / rehab.1999):
Persons: 4 - 6, 2 bedrooms, livingroom w. sofa bed, kitchen, Bathroom w. shower, WC (sep.).

"TAUSALOFTET" Annex I:
(Anno 1752 / rehab.2001):
Persons: 2 (1 bedroom/ 2 SB) Bathroom w. shower, WC .

"STABBURET"Annex II:
(Anno 1835 / rehab.2001):
Persons: 2 - 4 (2 bedroooms/ 4SB).
Close by: Bathroom w. shower, WC. Sauna.

”HAGESTOVA” Anno 1876 / rehab. 2004:Persons: 2 (1 bedroom / 2 beds) Nearby : Bathroom w. shower, WC. Sauna.

Common rooms:

"Låven"
(Anno 1830 / rehab.2002):
Popular for indoor-activities/arrangements/ painting-atelier Appr. 650 sq.ft room, 3 large wooden tables, 6 benches, chairs. 20-25 persons.

"Eldhuset"
(Anno 1650 / rehab.2000):
A favourite place for our guests. Said to have Hardanger`s largest fireplace!

Sauna
2-3 persons, w.shower and WC

The outdoor area:
Beautiful sitting-places outside, some with lawn. Swimming for big and small. Excellent outdoor fishgutting and - cleansing place and a large freezer. Excellent places from where to fish.
Herandsholmen is a most idyllic small island free from cars. A total of 323,000sq.ft. beautiful virgin landscape, surrounded by fjord, mountains and glacier. Huge orchards in a beautiful and unique environment.

The main house "Tantehuset" (the Auntie House) and "Tingstova" (the courthouse) far right.

The main house (left) and "Tausaloftet" (the housemaids` dwelling 2.level right)

"Stabburet" , the main house

The harbour (12 ft.deep with), the village Herand in the background.

Heilbutt and sea-wolf, both fished near Herandsholmen.