For Steinar Sørli, your primary host, the Åmot experience is in his blood. With a family history tied to the land stretching back five generations, it is not surprising that Steinar’s background lies in cultural landscape and natural resource management. Steinar has a strong connection to the estate and the unwavering devotion of his ancestors is reflected in his every action. Residing at Åmot full time, Steinar’s warm heart and deep dedication to his guests makes him an irreplaceable part of the Åmot experience. Steinar lets your needs drive your stay, ensuring that you unwind and relax entirely.
As an experienced working architect, Steinar’s husband Yngve Brakstad usually resides in Bergen three days a week. However, his personal touch can be found across the property. His eye for design and architectural expertise are evident throughout Åmot. Yngve has been instrumental in everything from selecting stylish accents to crafting the secluded courtyard hideaway and nurturing the prosperous kitchen garden. With a wealth of historical knowledge about the property, its people, and the local region, Yngve has made himself an integral part of Åmot’s story.
Steinar and Yngve did not just inherit Åmot, they also adopted the estate’s strong connection to the local community and its producers. Åmot is supported by a thriving family of farmers, fishermen, artists, and performers, working together to make the Åmot experience as spectacular as it is. Åmot’s owners are the estate’s heart and soul, and its hardest workers. They take pride in personally ensuring that every moment at Åmot is simply remarkable. Steinar, Yngve, their precious Hungarian Vizsla Mimmi, and the community that surrounds them, are all ready and waiting to welcome you home to Åmot.