Our modern and comfortable holiday home Stekkholt is located near the town of Selfoss in southern Iceland. It is an ideal holiday home for Iceland travelers and offers even large families (or even 2 families) with up to 10 people enough space.
The house has 4 bedrooms, one of which is a large master bedroom, a desk and a walk-in closet has a large King-size bed with 213cm length. The middle two bedrooms are furnished with a queen-size beds and wardrobe. The fourth bedroom has a bunk bed 3, which has in the lower level with a queen-size bed and in the upper level with a single bed.
The double beds are comfortable box spring beds
The sofa in the TV area gives an additional sleeping-place for one person. Please aware that this area cannot be dimmed with curtains, so we recommend an eye mask.
The well equipped kitchen is spacious and and is equipped with a 4 Cooking zone ceramic stove and the an oven. There is a large fridge with freezer, water dispenser and Ice-maker.
The supermarkets in Selfoss have a good offer and best price by Icelandic standards.
There is a dishwasher and running hot-water.
The tab water is fresh mountain water and excellent and best drinking water, so no need to buy bottled water.
Microwave, coffee maker, kettle and toaster are also available in the kitchen.
The spacious and bright living / dining room offers a large dining table which has enough space for 10 people, large and comfortable sofas.
The living room offers a beautiful view of the mountain Ingólfsfjall.
The TV area has a comfortable sofa and a large flat-screen TV with satellite reception that offers numerous German and some English and French channels. A Blu-ray player with a selection of DVDs, especially for children, is available. A Wii games console is also available.
For kids, we also have some toys in the house.
The house has two bathrooms, both equipped with a shower and toilet.
The hot tub (hot pot) is powered by geothermal heated 38 ° C / 100 ° F warm water and can accommodate 8-10 people. It´s a pleasure to soak in the warm water, especially at cold winter nights, when the northern lights are dancing in the sky, an indescribable experience.
The large and partially covered terrace offers garden furniture (summer only) and a gas BBQ.
The supermarkets offer a wide selection of grilled meats, sausages, and grilled potatoes in many variations.
For our younger guests we can provide a cot and a highchair.
In the garden there is a large playground with a trampoline and basketball basket.
The garage is not accessible and not part of the rental agreement.
On the meadows around the house are most of the time horses. If you are interested we can organize a riding tour.
You can enjoy your stay in Stekkholt. It is the perfect starting point for day trips to attractions such as the Golden Circle with the world famous Geysir Strokkur, Gullfoss Waterfall, Þingvellir National Park, the warm lake Laugarvatn and the crater Kerið.
The south coast with attractions such as the Þórsmörk, the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, Dyrhólaey, the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull is a nice daytour we highly recommend.
To Reykjavík is only a 45 minutes drive and to the International Airport Keflavik it´s a 90 minutes drive.
The Town of Selfoss is only 4,5 km /2.8 miles away. There are good restaurants and cafes, supermarkets (Bónus, Krónan net) and numerous shops, petrol stations and garages, swimming pool with water slide, hotels and guest houses, a campsite, a hospital and several doctors.
Selfoss is incorrectly listed on different maps as Sveitarfélagið Árborg.
Please observe that the final cleaning is mandatory and needs to be paid cash during your stay ( 150,-€ or equal in Icelandic Crowns)!
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