Småbruket is owned by Blindern Studenterhjem. The cabin is located at Brunkollen in Bærum, about 4 km from Ila prison and 9 km from Eiksmarka station. The cabin is a nice timber building with a large fireplace, and is in a middle of a great hiking area.
Studenterhjemmet bought the cabin in 1967 with support from SiO. In 2004 the cabin was upgraded with a new and spacious sauna and a bath with underfloor heating and two showers. The cabin is perfect for study groups as well as steamy sauna sessions. Brunkollen, a cabin that serves food and beverage during the weekends, is located nearby Småbruket.
- 5 bedrooms + bunk bed
- 24 bed spaces and 10 mattresses on bunk beds
- 34 sleeping spaces
- Outdoor faucet
- Shower (filled manually)
- Outdoor toilet
- Woodfired sauna
- Electric heating, oven and fireplace
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Cd-player, guitar and board games
- Outdoor barbeque
Prices and rent
Anybody is welcome the rent the cabin. Residents at Blindern Studenthjem: free of charge. SiO students and former residents at Blindern Studenthjem: NOK 100,- per person per night. Others: NOK 130,- per person per night.
Minimum fee is NOK 500,- per day.
Take the Ila bus from Eiksmarka station, and get off at Ilakrysset.
Follow the marked hiking trail (blue) towards Brunkollen. Follow the marked track from Brunkollen about 1 km until you see the cabin on the right. Another possibility is to drive to Skytterkollen, and walk towards Brunkollen from there. Driving permission all the way to Brunkollen is not usually given, but exceptions can be made under special circumstances.