Details and terms - Island Cabin

You may have booked or thinking about to book the Island Cabin.
Please read this page, here you will find important information about your stay.

Check in and Check out

Check-in: 16:00
Check out: 14:00
Please inform us about aprox. arrival time. Early check-in or late check-out can be arranged if there are no other bookings on the relevant days. If necessary, contact us the day before arrival to check the possibilities.


Directions, Parking and arrival

Road declaration from Konsmo (from the local Spar Supermarket) up to TreeTop Fiddan. Total distance is about 9 km

- From Spar Konsmo drive 3.5 km south on Fv460.
- Then drive for 2.6 km by the Fv508 and left into Birkeland.
- Then turn right and drive towards Havreseland for 0.9 km.
- Then turn right and drive towards Tretopp Hytta for 1,5 km
- If you want to walk 550 meters on the walking trail to the cabin, please park at the sign "P-Sti"
- If you want to row or paddle 300 meters across the lake, please park at the sign "P-Kano"

Find parking on the map and navigate with any app to the location. Click on the links.
Parking by the trail to the cabin:
Parking by the boat to the cabin:

In winter, there may be ice on the lake or a lot of snow. In such cases, we must keep in touch the day before arrival to arrange the best way for transport you to the cabin.
We are happy to pick up our guests who come by plane or train. See rates on our booking page. The cabin is not locked when you arrive, no key is needed. Just enter and feel at home.


Facts about the Island Cabin

Living area: 18m2 + loft 4m2
Beds with pillows and duvets5 - (3 single and og 1 double sofabed)
Sitting bench1
Recommended number of guests5
Max number of guests6
Seating at dining table6
Number of floors4 - (living area and loft)
Distance to the nearest cabin350 m
ElectricityYes, 12v solar cells
HeatingWood stove
Smoke DetectorYes
Gas detectorYes
Fire extinguisherYes
Mobile coverageYes, but some operators may have with weak signal
Consumables includedFirewood, gas, water, candles, toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap and cloths


Outside the Island Cabin

Balcony with benches and tablesYes
Bonfire place with benches and tablesYes
Wood fired hot tubYes
A swingYes
Canoe and rowing boatYes
FishingYes, there are trouts in lake Bervannet
Fishing rodYes, on request
Bird feedingYes
WoodshedYes, with firewood for bonfire and wood stove.
Carpenters benchYes, with plank bits, hammer, saw and nails
Outhouse (Composting toilet)Yes, with lake view


Kitchen and cooking - Island Cabin

Cooktop - Gas poweredYes, Gaggenau w/5 burners .
Bonfire with barbecue facilitiesYes
cooking pots, frying pan and coffee potYes
Plate, bowl, glass, cup and cutleryYes, for 6 persons
Knives, wooden spoons, Spatula etc.Yes
Tap waterYes, rainwater or water from the lake.
Drinking waterYes, on plastic cans from our farm.
Organic wastePlease throw in the garbage bin beside the sign "Tretopphytta" at the farm
Plastic, paper, glass and metalSort and leave beside the sign "Tretopphytta" at the farm
General wast that cannot be recycled. Please throw in the garbage bin beside the sign "Tretopphytta" at the farm


Dog and leash

It is allowed to bring your dog , but it is important that dogs do not come up in sofa or beds.
NOTE - Always keep the dog in leash because we want wild animals near the cabin.


the fire hazard

The cabin is lit with candles and heated with wood stove. Be very careful with the fire and be sure to extinguish the light before falling asleep or leaving the cabin. The bonfire lot can be used with caution throughout the year, but any use of fire outside the cabin is prohibited when there is a forest fire hazard. Ask us about this upon arrival.
The cook top is powered by propan gas and have a very high level of safety. if gas leaks appears or suspicious odor of gas, please disconnect the gas bottle and contact us.
In case of an a emergency situation, there is a fire extinguisher under the stone sink. You will also find buckets in the cabin to fetch water to extinguish.
In case of fire - Call 110


Out-house/Composting toilet

The outhouse is designed to be as odorless as possible, but we depend that everyone are pouring a box of sawdust after using it so that it covers what you have left. Sawdust is ready in a wooden bowl.


special care of vegetation and nature

It is important to maintain the vegetation below and around the cabin, so please use existing trails and bonfire place. Never cut trees or branches. 


Weather conditions

In extreme weather conditions, especially in strong winds, we may have to cancel your stay. In such cases, you will be offered to move your booking to other available dates.


What to bring to the Island Cabin

Everything mentioned above is included in your booking.
What is not included? You should bring or buy from us:
- Bed linen and towels - (Can be rented for NOK 129, - per person)
- Clean up the cabin after use - (Can be purchased for NOK 399, -)
- Life jacket if you want to use canoe or boat
- Good footwear, like boots
- Your favourite food and drinks
- Ski or snowshoe in winter
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Fishing rod
See also price table for additional services on the Booking Page.
If you have any special wishes, please contact us.


Final considerations

In the cabin  you will find practical information about the Island Cabin. If you wonder about anything else,  just give us a call or a message. Please clean up after leaving or leave the cabin in the same condition as when you arrived.
For our future, positive reviews are very important.  Write your review on Google,  social media, AirBnb, Tripadvisor or wherever you want.  We are also happy for any feedback and suggestions for improvements, so please send a few words about your stay. Thanks in advance.
We love personal contact with our guests, and you are welcome to visit us on our nearby farm. Call us in advance to make sure we are home, or just stop by.


Welcome to Fiddan

Responsible for the Island Cabin
Knut Eivind Birkeland
phone: +47 92207481