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Charming house in the beautiful Westfjörds of Iceland

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath (with shower and tub), sleeps up to 8.

Located in Hnífsdalur just 5 km from Ísafjörður in the beautiful Westfjörds of Iceland. The area offers many attractions including hiking, fishing and exploring the natural beauty and unique scenery this area is famous for.

Located in Hnífsdalur just 5 km from Ísafjörður in the beautiful Westfjörds of Iceland. The area offers many attractions including hiking, fishing and exploring the natural beauty and unique scenery this area is famous for.


Owner
Rikhardur and Judi
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Icelandic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Rikhardur and Judi

We are a family of 3, plus 1 dog and 1 cat.

Rikhardur and Judi purchased this house in 2010

Why Rikhardur and Judi chose Hnífsdalur

We love the Westfjörds!

What makes this house unique

Beautiful surroundings you won't find anywhere else in the world.

Amenities

Hnífsdalur House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • 2x extra floor martesses. 1x baby travel bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
It's required that house be cleaned and returned as it was or renter will be charged a minimum 300 euro additionally for cleaning. All cleaning equipment and supplies are provided.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Charming house in the beautiful Westfjörds of Iceland
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Fall River
5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

These were truly wonderful hosts with good communication. It is a private and quiet home with beautiful hikes all around. Restaurants and groceries are nearby, about 4km away. The house has everything you need to cook at home too. Thanks so much for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We want our guests to feel welcome and at home during their stay.
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Canby, OR
5

Unbelievable stay

  • 5 of 5

The stay could not have been better. Communication before we arrived was terrific. Traveling with my wife and two children, 25 and 27, we had plenty of room. There was plenty of room, the small town was very close to Isafjordur, but a great place to walk up the valley. The kitchen was well stocked and the bbq was awesome. Wonderful location to explore the Westfjords and very affordable. An awesome way to stay in Iceland.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

home in Hnifsdalur

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, roomy home with every amenity. Clean, great location

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words 😊
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5

Great place in a quiet suburb of Isafjordur

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Rikhardur and Judi for the opportunity to stay in your summer home. We spent 5 nights in July/August 2016 at this spacious and well-maintained house. The house was very comfortable and the views were beautiful. The paved walking path to Isafjordur was a fun way to start my mornings while my family slept in. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much 😊
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British Columbia, Canada
5

It was a home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Best of them all! This truly was a home that was shared with us. It was fully stocked, sparkling clean and beautifully situated 5 km from Isafjordur. We would highly recommend this place to all of our friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely, comfortable HOME

  • 4 of 5

We loved our visit to the West Fjords and this home provided a perfect base to explore. The house is well equipped, comfortable and our family really enjoyed the pool table! I would highly recommend the restaurant Tjoruhusid in Isafjordur, and the sidewalk between Hnifsdalur to Isafjordur makes walking home after a nice meal very pleasant.

Our only regrets were that we didn't stay longer, and that we didn't get to see the area on a sunny day!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Nearest Ski
5 Kilometres
Ísafjörður
Car: recommended

Hnífsdalur is a very small village just 5 km from the town of Ísafjördur. There are no shops in Hnífsdalur but there are shops and all services available in Ísafjördur as well as an airport with regular fights to and from Reykjavík.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

We will send you the code number to the email you provided for the key box 2 weeks before your arrival. We would like to remind you again that you are required to return the house as you found it or you will be charged a minimal 300 euro cleaning fee. All cleaning supplies are provided.
If you use our linens and towels, you will need to wash them before you leave. Laundry soap is provided.

Owner'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.