Nice house in Hølen, a village south of Oslo

Norway - Akershus - HØLEN

Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,This cafe is our neighbor!
This cafe is our neighbor!
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,A lot of hiking possibilities
A lot of hiking possibilities
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Bathroom upstairs
Bathroom upstairs
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Bathroom downstairs
Bathroom downstairs
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Lots of place to dine!
Lots of place to dine!
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,The kitchen
The kitchen
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,The backyard with herbs and barbeque
The backyard with herbs and barbeque
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,The barbeque place in front of the house
The barbeque place in front of the house
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Son from the seaside
Son from the seaside
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Part of the garden
Part of the garden
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Son by night, the close by town by the sea
Son by night, the close by town by the sea
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,The house from the front, and children playing
The house from the front, and children playing
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Bedroom2
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Livingroom/TV
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Norway,HØLEN,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity9
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Use of Personal Car is possible

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our house has a big living room with big windows in front where you can see the river outside and a lot of threes. Three bed rooms have double beds, and the fourth has got a a bunk bed. It is possible to walk into the garden from the kitchen door. And we have our morning coffee table just outside the front door. We also have quite a lot of bikes that it is possible to borrow. Biking is just perfect in Hølen!


House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


  • Cleaning service available
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Electronics Docking Station
  • Terrace / Patio


  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)
  • Family Room / Playroom


  • Use of bicycle(s)


  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Seaside


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Hølen is a small and thightly knit village/community with a long history. First as a trading spot for the local farmers, then as a small industrial community with the only liquor store in miles (which made the place the only tax haven in Norway for nearly 20 years!). Later it developed into something close to an artist community with writers and painters moving in. Today it's a mixed community of people who works locally as well as a lot of people commuting to Oslo. Hølen got it's own grocery store as well as a cafe (it's our next door neighbor). Hølen sits by the Såna river, and follow that (on a bike path) down to the Oslo fjord, and you'll arrive in the coastal community of Son. A small, quiet town by the sea that is very popular in the summertime. There's a number of nice beaches down by the fjord, and they're all easy to access. Either by bicycle (we have a number of those) or car. In the forests around Hølen there's a number of opportunities for nice hikes, runs or rides.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Shopping
  • Park / Playground

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Our house is located just next to the local cafe. A nice spot, with coffee, cakes and the rights to serve beer. The local grocery store is a five minute walk away. In Son, the nearest coastal village, there is a number of restaurants. We prefer the Italian restaurant - Ristorante 24 - but there's several other cafe's and restaurants there as well. Oslo, with it's abundance of offerings of both the cultural and culinary sorts, is just a short car (or train) trip away. Gothenburg, in Sweden, is 2,5 hours away. It's very nice city, with a lot of interesting attractions. On the way there, we recommend a trip out to the Koster islands. Beautifully located in the fjord with an abundance of beaches and the highest number of sunny days in Sweden.

Our favourite restaurants

Cafés & bars

Special places to shop

Leisure and cultural activities

Walks or jogging paths

  • Just out the door!

Interesting day trips

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

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  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant care is needed inside
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Use of Personal Car

  • Use of Personal Car is possible

Home Exchange Type

  • Simultaneous Home Exchange

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