BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE WITH GEOTHERMAL HEAT AT UTHLID CLOSE TO GEYSIR

Ian Cross

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Ian Cross

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BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE WITH GEOTHERMAL HEAT AT UTHLID CLOSE TO GEYSIR

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

South Iceland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 1 bathroom with loft sleeping 8

Iceland Cottage is located near Geysir and Gullfoss and is just over an hour's drive from Reykjavik, in the heart of Iceland's Golden Circle. Ideal for couples, families and small groups, this traditional pine cottage on the beautiful Uthlid farm sits on over an acre and is an excellent base for your Iceland vacation. Bathe in the geothermal waters and enjoy walking the trails on the expansive lava fields that surround the cottage.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ian Cross (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Ian Cross

Owners Ian Cross and Josette Bonafino are creative entrepreneurs and adventurers who love to travel and experience amazing locations and cultures. They fell in love with Iceland in the late 90's and fulfilled their dream of owning a cottage back in 2001 when they revisited the Uthlid farm. Ian and Josette have been involved in a number of creative projects in Iceland including the animated movies Anna and The Moods and Legends of Valhalla - Thor.

In 2003 they took a group of young inner city Philadelphians to Iceland to work on a collaborative project with Icelandic teenagers. Based in Philadelphia they own and run a design and technology firm I-SITE, a student travel firm Culture Quest Tours, an arts-based nonprofit The Multicultural Youth eXchange and an entertainment venue, The Trestle Inn.

Ian and Josette, lovers of volcanic destinations, also own a villa on the Caribbean island of Montserrat.

Ian Cross purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Ian Cross chose South Iceland

Uthlid is one of the most sought after destinations in South Iceland for renters. Close to Geysir, Gullfoss and many other attractions, the farm has amazing view of the mountain and surrounding countryside and is still close to towns like Selfoss and Laugavatn.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is a wonderfully private location beautifully nestled in a lava field unlike many other nearby cottages that are in exposed area. The cottage is furnished simply and has a private hot tub and deck area with beautiful views. The cottage is close enough to the farm store but far enough away up the mountain to be quiet especially during the summer months. It sits at the trailhead that access trails across the lava fields to the mountains and Bruaraskord 9km alway with its beautiful waterfall and views out to Langjokull.

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Keflavik
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Rettin, Uthlid Farm
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Uthlid Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Rettin, Uthlid Farm
Car: necessary

Situated on Uthlid farm in south iceland an hour from Reykjavik. 5 min drive to Geysir. 10 mins to Gullfoss and Laugavatn. 30 min drive to Thingvellir. 2.5 hour drive to Landmannalaugar and Snaefellsnes. 3.5 hrs to Skaftafell. 4 to Jokulsarlon. Views of Hekla volcano, Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjallajokull glacier. Farm has restaurant, swimming pool, horseback riding, hiking trails, store, gas pump and 9-hole golf course.

Other Activities: Rafting, off-roading, photography

Golf: 9 Hole Golf Course on Uthlid Farm

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

South Iceland Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 6
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
$980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Notes A deposit of 50% of the total amount of the rental is required to confirm your reservation. If we have not received your deposit within 14 days of the date of your inquiry, your reservation will be cancelled.

There is a 50% cancellation fee on the total rental for cancellations made more than 60 days prior to your arrival date. There is a 100% cancellation fee on the total rental for cancellation
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Amenities

Amenities

South Iceland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , single is bunk
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , single is bunk
  • 2 cots available in loft for additional guests
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Cottage is typical Icelandic. Pine interior with basic amenities and large deck with panoramic views, hot tub and over an acre of land with lava formations. Very peaceful location with access to farm amenities.
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