A FULLY MODERNIZED TWO-BEDROOM LOG CABIN

Sigurbjörn Björnsson

Speaks english, Icelandic

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Sigurbjörn Björnsson

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A FULLY MODERNIZED TWO-BEDROOM LOG CABIN

South Iceland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

A beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, holliday home with all modern appliences

This summerhouse was built in 2005 and is 65 square meters. It has two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and a living room. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The second bedroom has double bed. In the living room is a sleeping sofa for two. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary tools, a good fridge and a dishwasher. A big flat TV screen and is in the living room. The bathroom has a very good shower. There is also a hot tub to use after a long travelling day, ideal for relaxing.

The house has a wide terrace from where you can enjoy the panorama Mountain View while preparing the BBQ.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Sigurbjörn Björnsson

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english, Icelandic

In 2010 when we bought this beautiful summerhouse. At that time it was fairly new and the interiour almost ready, but outdors remained lots of work to be done. Since then we have invested our time in building a new veranda, installing the hot tub and preparing a good playground. Now when everyting is in pristine condition we want to share this wonderful log cabin with others.

Sigurbjörn Björnsson purchased this cottage in 2010
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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A Fully Modernized Two-Bedroom Log Cabin
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A Fully Modernized Two-Bedroom Log Cabin
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South Iceland Iceland
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PEACEFUL STAY IN WONDERFUL SURRONDINGS

  • 5 of 5
We had a very nice time in the cottage. The surrondings are very quiet, the view of the mountains is beautiful, and we saw a very big northern light the first night. The location is good, not very far from Selfoss where you can find supermarkets and restaurants. We also drove to Jokulsarlon, Vik, the Golden Circle and the Reykjanes peninsula. The cottage itself is convenient with all facilities in the kitchen and bathroom. It is modern, very clean and warm despite the wind outside. The owners are very friendly and ready to help. We would definitely come back and recommend the cottage!
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words about our cottage and us. Welcome back to our cabin and enjoy our beautiful country.
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Keflavik airport (KEF)
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Landeyjahofn
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Þrastarlundur
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Ondverdanes / Kidaberg
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Þrastalundur (somertime) Selfoss (all arond year)
Car: necessary

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GOLDEN CIRCLE! (60 away from Reykjavik and 20 min. away from Selfoss town)

The cabin is located a short distance from all major nature pearls in South Iceland: Beautiful waterfall Gullfoss (The Golden waterfall) and the world famous geothermal site of the spouting hot spring Geysir and the National park Thingvellir, Kerid, a volcanic crater is within a walking distance. Solheimar, eccovillage, Laugarvatn Village and Spa Fontana where you can take a bath in the wonderful geothermal hot water. Skalholt a historical site, where history of Iceland was made for centuries. Waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss are around 1-1.5 hours drive away as is the glacier outlet Solheimajokull where is the possibility of glacier hiking with special glacier guides is always at hand. Thorsmork valley with endless possibility for longer and shorter hikes (4x4 necessary). The Vestman Islands are a true paradise for birdwatchers with the biggest population of puffins in the world as well as being the historic site for the volcanic eruption of 1973 when the eruption stared on the outskirts of the 5000 population town. To reach the islands you take the ferryboat from Landeyjarhofn, the sail only takes around 40 minutes. Thjorsardalur is a valley where one of the highest waterfalls in the country lies, named Haifoss. Jokulsárlon, glacier lagoon is around four-five hours drive away.

In direction north and north west you will find Hraunfossar (the lava waterfalls), Deildartunguhver, the geothermal hot spring with the most amount of running hot water per second in the world. Historic site Reykholt is in that area as well, but historian Snorri Sturluson lived there in the 13th century. The world famous Blue Lagoon is located on Reykjanes peninsula 20 minutes from the international airport and around 85 minutes away for the cabin. The location of the cabin is perfect for day trips to these locations, as well as to Reykjavík, the capital.

The cabin is located in a small summer house area, and the closest village is Selfoss, with approximately around 15 minutes drive away. There you will find all necessary services: Medical service, Supermarkets, Gas stations, Restaurants, Banks, Pharmacy, Liquor store, Museum, Golf Course, etc.

The cabin is equipped with a hot tub. The new swimming pool at Borg is extremely good for a country-side pool. It has small hot tubs for children a play area and a swimming area, and geothermal hot water, of course, which is standard for Iceland. It is also only a half an hour drive to Reykjadalur, from the cabin, where there are hot springs and warm rivers, making the place perfect for outdoor bathing.

There's only ten minutes drive to Öndverdanes Golf Club which is open for everybody and a very short distance to the swimming pools in both Hraunborgir and Minniborg, and Minniborg also has horse riding, mini-golf, and a small grocery shop. Kidjaberg Golf Club also has a little restaurant.

There's a Jetski rental at Lake Svínavatn and angling for example in Lakes Apavatn, Laugarvatn, Úlfljótsvatn, not to mention in Lake Thingvallavatn itself. Hvítá River is also very popular for rafting.

There is prolific bird-life in the area, making it perfect for birding and birdwatching. There are also several beautiful hiking trails to be found, with breath-taking view over the area. It is also possible to do snowmobile tours, super Jeep tours, glacier walking, ice climbing, riding lessons and horse riding tours, visit the cultural historical sites, in addition to experiencing the fantastic natural sites in the area.

Car: necessary

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Availability & Rates

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South Iceland Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
€120
€800
€3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €120.00
Cleaning fee €50.00
Pleace pay through this site or with cash on site.
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Amenities

South Iceland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 64 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with a shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Two bedrooms one with king size bed and the other with queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Games
  • Toys
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • volcano
  • museums
  • churches
  • waterfalls
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • freshwater fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • snorkeling
  • mountain climbing
  • golf privileges optional
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
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