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Iceland, luxury, lakeside, countryside, geyser, private, family, peaceful, view

Bedrooms 3
Space 100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, bathroom, living room, kitchen and a sun-room.

Brand new luxurious summerhouse - finished construction in January 2010. It´s ideally located in peaceful surroundings, with a fantastic view over lakes, mountains and valleys. It is also a great location for tours to many interesting attractions, museums and natural wonders (geyser).

This number 1 holiday area in Iceland offers a peaceful environment for families, many activities and sites to visit. After a busy day exploring Iceland, sit outside on the terrace and relax, or hike up the nearby hill.

In summertime the area is green and charming, and you walk right out into untouched nature.

Activities: Perfect to enjoy relaxing holiday with mountain, lake and nature view. Visit nearby attractions, Laugarvatn lake (bath in warm water), Geysir and waterfall Gullfoss, Skálholt Church and Kerid crater. All less then half hour drive. Small family zoo nearby as well with Icelandic animals. Perfect for spending quality time with your family, and play mini golf, golf or going to outdoor swimming pool for leisure time.

This is one of the best holiday home place in Iceland, and ideal for day tours around the area.

Outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming or enjoying the long summer-days or Northern lights in winter.

Laugarvatn summerhouse - description: Luxury summerhouse with fantastic view over lakeside, mountains and Icelandic nature.

The house is 100 sq meters with 2 bedrooms and one extra guest room with separate entrance. Inside there are two double beds and extra bed can be provided upon request. The extra guest room has a double bed. Kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, freezer, baking oven, washing machine, stove, microwave and other equipments. The summerhouse has a living room and a sitting area with large windows, which makes it possible to enjoy the sunshine in windy days, or the stars in a beautiful evening. Big terrace with garden furniture.

Accommodates 5 persons + 2 in separate guestroom.

Getting there: There are two possible routes towards Laugarvatn:

1. Through Þingvellir (thingvellir) national park.

2. Nr. 1 cyrcle road, head towards Selfoss. Just before selfoss, turn left (Sign: Geysir - Laugarvatn)

When in Laugarvatn, pass the little village and make left turn on the 4th intersection after leaving the town border. First left is a summer trailer park. Second is unmarked. Third is Giljareitir. Fourth is where Laugarvatn summerhouse is located. After turning left, drive past a right turn and open the gate. Then you drive 1 km up the road and the house is on your left.

(Map is provided and further information)

More Details

Property Manager
Birkir Grétarsson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, spanish, danish, Icelandic (and written german)
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017


Laugarvatn Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Seperate entrance
  • The house has two main bedrooms + one extra bedroom in another room with separate entrance. Extra bed single bed can be provided on request free of charge.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
The summerhouse is fully furnished and equipped. Staying out in the country-side of Iceland in Icelandic nature, gives you a chance to relax and enjoy the peaceful environment. We hope our guests will enjoy the beautiful surroundings, hiking, visiting nearby attractions, bathing in the natural warm water and enjoy some quality time together.


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Iceland, luxury, lakeside, countryside, geyser, private, family, peaceful, view
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Breathtaking location!

  • 5 of 5

Stepping out onto the wrap around deck takes your breath away with expansive views across the valley and beyond. The house is well appointed and lots of room for a family of four with two teenagers.

Great location to travel on the Golden Circle route.

Couldn't want for anything, travel directions were very clear, and the village catered for almost everything we needed. Just a side note, if you want wine or beer you will need to purchase this from a larger town as this is not sold for take away in the village.

We loved our stay and would definitely return to this amazing house if the Grétarssons' would have us.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family of 4 from UK

  • 4 of 5

Views 9/10 - super

Comfort and equipment 8/10

Location 9/10

Cleanliness 8/10

VFM 8/10

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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On top of the world!

  • 5 of 5

We wish we could have had more time to just hang out in this beautiful house but there were too many places to go and see! Warm, comfortable and spacious with amazing views across the countryside. Well positioned to visit many of the local attractions and easy to travel from when heading to Reykjavik.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is so pretty and nice house and a good location. I liked staying there it is so relaxing and cosy inside and outside sitting on the veranda with a beautiful view. If I visit Iceland again which im sure I will, I will definitely come to Laugarvatn again.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

brandnew, lovely cottage in awesome surroundings. nice and clean, warm duvets. exceeded our expectations. follow the owner's advice and try out the lobster soup in stokkseyri's "Við Fjöruborðið" ! would absolutely recommend the house to friends. i forgot my ring in the bathroom just before leaving the house and the owners brought it to our hotel in reykjavik!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive feedback, and we are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay.
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Great environment

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house in a quite place. Like a ship in the mountain governing the valley of Laugarvatn.

Iceland is a nice destination to travel, and if the weather gives you two weeks of sunny days, the experience is unforgettable.... can you expect anything else?


  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mucho gracias y bienvenido otre vez a islandia! Thank you and I am glad to hear you enjoyed Iceland!
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Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Reykjavik Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Hotelbars and on Lindin
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Several small golf course + mini golf
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Cyrcle road
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
In laugarvatn village. f.x. Lindin
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Laugarvatn Lake
Car: recommended

The summerhouse is located in the Laugarvatn area, South of Iceland. The golden circle (Geyser & Gullfoss) is only 45km. away. The house lies up in a hillside, overlooking the valley, the lake and the mountains. The view is fantastic.

It takes 2-3 minutes to drive to downtown Laugarvatn village, where you can bathe in natural warm water, or use the local swimming pool. There are restaurants, shops and bistro´s in the village.

Nearby there are several attractions such as Skálholt, Kerid (Crater) and a small family zoo. There are also golf courses in the area.

During the first week in August there is a festival for all of Iceland, and Laugarvatn has had interesting family programs with bond fire and music.

South of Iceland is where most of tourist attractions are. Thingvellir, old Althingi is one of the major routes lying to Laugarvatn. Jökulsárlón, the glacier lake is further east.

Other Activities: Natural warm water,

Golf: There are several golf courses around in the area. A open mini golf area can be found in a nearby summerhouse area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $71.01

140-179 EUR per night
Note that included in our prices is rent of bed linen, towels and etc.
*Included in the price is accommodation for 5 people. . The separate guestroom costs 30 EUR per night.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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