This 55 m² apt. is close to the city center (20 min. walk / 5 min. drive), while also being very close to the park/forest/swimming. It is a one bedroom apt. with a private balcony on the second floor of a house split into two apts. There is a shared washing machine in the basement. The apt. is good for couples, business travelers, and families. It is close to shops, the town center and good bus links.
A high chair, travel crib and toddler tub are available (free).
There is no cleaning fee.
The apartment has its own south-facing balcony. It has a quaint, separate kitchen (no dishwasher but all the other amenities), spacious living room with internet access, TV with Blu-ray player, Chromecast, treadmill, wood-burning stove and foosball table. There is a small collection of board games, books and DVDs as well as a radio.
The bedroom has a king size bed that can be made into two singles (please request two singles when booking).
There is a guest bed and a one person sleeper sofa that can be used in the living room (Please note that the beds in the living room may be more comfortable for kids than adults).
The bathroom has plenty of hot water (shower but no bathtub). Linens and towels are provided. Toddler bathtub available upon request.
There is no additional cleaning fee and the apartment is cleaned before your arrival. However, we kindly ask that you wash any dishes you use before your departure. Please note that there is no housekeeping service during your stay. The apartment is self-catering.
It is a 20 minute walk to the town center (25-30 min. walk to the train station) and less than 30 minute's drive to several lovely beaches and the Swedish border. It is about a 10 minute's walk to our local forest with plenty of hiking trails and a swimming dam. There are guidebooks in the apartment.
It is a two minute walk to the bus stop and a shopping center with a grocery store, hairdresser and pharmacy. It is less than a 5 minute drive to the center of Fredrikstad and less than a 10 minute drive to the historic Old Town (Gamlebyen).
Toegang voor gasten
The house has a shared front door/entrance hall and the apt. is the entire 2nd floor with its own balcony (the owners live in the apt. on the first floor).
There is a shared washing machine (soap provided) in the basement. There is guest parking in the shared driveway.
Interactie met gasten
We are always available by text message and do our best to greet guests upon arrival. We also have a lockbox for self check-in / check-out.
Andere dingen waar je op moet letten
Sofa bed – To open the sofa bed….
1)Move the coffee table
2)Lift/flip the back rest
3)Pull the handle
Cleaning - The apartment is cleaned before your arrival, sheets and towels are provided, and we clean after you leave. There is no need to strip the beds of their linens. However, we kindly ask that you wash any dishes that you use (dish rack, soap, sponge, dish towels and dish brush provided) upon departure. Please note that there is no housekeeping service during your stay. The apartment is self-catering. For guests staying one week or more, cleaning supplies and a shared vacuum cleaner are available (it is up to the guest to use them or not:).
Heating / Cooling – There are heaters fixed to the walls in the bedroom and kitchen. The bathroom has underfloor heating (control on the wall in the hallway). There is a movable, electric radiator in the living room closet.
For cooling there is a strong cross breeze if you open the windows on both sides of the apartment and a small fan in the living room. The doorstops are useful. Please try to keep the windows closed if it rains or it might get a bit wet!
Laundry – The washing machine is located in the basement. It is shared with the 1st floor apartment. There are instructions for the machine (and soap) above/on top of the machine. If it has wet clothes in it, please empty them into the plastic carrying bag nearby and just leave the bag on the floor.
There is a drying rack, iron and ironing board in the living room closet.
Fire safety – There is a fire extinguisher and fire blanket (for grease fires) in the cabinet under the kitchen sink. There are fire alarms in the hallway, stairs, bedroom and living room. The first fire exit would be the front door. The second is a collapsible ladder fixed to the outside wall of the house accessible by the bedroom window. There is also a carbon monoxide detector in the apartment's private hallway.
Smoking – There is no smoking allowed in the apartment. There is an ashtray in the kitchen pantry and smoking is permitted on the balcony (please keep the windows and doors closed and dispose of cigarette butts or chewing tobacco in the ashtray/trash bin).
Neighbors – please be quiet after 10 pm. Please don’t wear shoes inside the apartment in the interest of cleanliness and noise.
Small children – The apartment is not child-proofed. There are child locks on the windows but not on the balcony windows/doors.
Treadmill – The red On/Off switch is located on the base of the machine in the front. Then press start and off you go!
In Case of Emergencies –
(These numbers are always free and available on your mobile/cell phone.)
The emergency room address (when you need a Dr. but it is not serious enough to ring the ambulance): Helsehuset (Inngang B), Jens Wihelmsensgt. 1, 1671 Kråkerøy.
- Please respect the apartment below and be quieter after 10 pm. No smoking allowed in the apartment but an ashtray is available and smoking on the balcony (with the windows/doors closed) is permitted.