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Sigurdur Olafsson

Speaks english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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GILJALAND G-42

South Iceland Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Ideal central location in South Iceland

The cabins are family owned and located in one of the most beautiful part of Iceland on a 140 hectares of land, in between the two big glaciers Vatnajökull and Myrdalsjökull. The cabins are 3 hour drive from the city of Reykjavik. Located in the south, south east part of the country in a beautiful Icelandic countryside, centrally located to the most sought after attractions in this part of the country and the central inland. G-46 cabin has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 4-5 comfortable. G-42 have 2 bedrooms. One double bed, one single bed and one bunker, sleeps 4 adults and one child comfortably. G-26 sleeps two adults and one child comfortably . G-22 sleeps two adults and one child comfortably .Access to washing machine and dryer is available at no extra cost. Internet connection. The area is very beautiful and peaceful but there is also an easy access (within 35 kilometers) to many kinds of activities and services, for example swimming pool, fishing, shop, restaurant, golf, & healthcare service. Distances :Landmannalaugar 65 km. Lakagigar 40 km. Dyrholaey 60 km. Vatnajökull National Park 100 km. Glaicer lagoon 180 km. Eldgja 30 km. Cabins can be rented separately.

Details for Giljaland G-42 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5

New twin cabin that will be ready in June 2014
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed

Sigurdur Olafsson

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english, swedish, danish, norwegian

We, Þuríður (Thury) and Sigurdur (Siggi) are a married couple for 45 years, have four girls and 9 grandchildren, we are born 1945 and 1949. We are partly retired. Our land property is 140 hectares = 345 acres. We bought the property 17 years ago and started to build a summer cottage. We have now build a living house and are staying here all year round.

Our land is 50% naturally grown woodland of wild Icelandic willow and mountain birch. In the other half we have planted more than 100.000 tree seedlings, mostly Alaska Pine, Alaska Spruce, Siberian Larch, Icelandic birch and Rowan.

Sigurdur Olafsson purchased this cabin in 1995

We are very found of our land, in our eyes it is the most beautiful spot in the world. It is sheltered but have great view over a beautiful Icelandic countryside. If we take a walk few hundred meters up on the hill above us we have a panorama view inland and of the two big glaciers in the south; Mýrdalsjökull and Vatnajökull.

Our property is ideally located if you like to explore south east Iceland. West boundaries of Vatnajökull National Park is only 30 km to the north of us and stretches more than 300 km to the east. Bus stops only few hundred meters away every morning, driving the mountain trail to Eldgjá and Landmannalaugar and comes back same evening. All major attractions in the south east are within 1 1/2 hour drive from us.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Map

Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Keflavik Airport
Nearest Ferry
480 Kilometres
Seydisfjordur
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Vik
Nearest Barpub
35 Kilometres
Kirkjubaejarkaustur
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Kirkjubaejarkaustur
Nearest Restaurant
35 Kilometres
Kirkjubaejarkaustur
Car: necessary

Well equipped family owned cabins ideally located in Central South Iceland, with beautiful countryside view within a short distance from most sought after attractions in South and Central Iceland such as Landmannalaugar 60 km, Lakagigar, 50 km, Eldgja 30 km. Vatnajokull National Park 40 km, Vik í Myrdal 45 km, Kirkjubaejarklaustur 35 km among many others unforgettable places in the neighborhood. By walking or driving 600 meters up on the hill above the cabin there is a panorama view to the big glaciers in South Iceland. Main mountain trails to the inland pass 1km from the cabins. Bus to Eldgja and Landmannalaugar stops only 700 m from cabin. Every morning and back same evening. Bus to Laki every day from Kirkjubaejarklaustur. (Middle of June to September)

Two cabins rented together or separately

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Availability & Rates

South Iceland Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
High season
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 20 2014
€110
€110
€700
2 nights
 
 
Autumn season
Sep 21 2014 - Oct 31 2014
€80
€80
€510
2 nights
 

Notes

  • Payment at arrival in ISK (Central Bank rate EUR - ISK.) or EUR, USD, GBP. We also accept BTC (Bitcoin) payments.
    Bed linen and towels are included in price.
    Final cleaning is 50 EUR .
    Taxes included.

Amenities

South Iceland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 39 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Family
General:
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 5 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 with 3 single bed 80 x 200 cm. (two are bunkers)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • mountain climbing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • whitewater rafting

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