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Prime Location. Large New Luxury Villa With All Amenities

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 220 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Endless 360° Panorama View, Including Volcanos, Glaciers, Lava Fields and Horses

Countryside Ranch home about 30 minutes from Reykjavik and right in the middle of all the most favorable tourist attractions in Iceland. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, loaded modern kitchen, two living rooms with a fireplaces, high class theater room and laundry room. Only 3 minutes drive to Selfoss where you will find all major services including supermarkets, tourist info, gas stations post office etc. The house is spacious with high ceilings and plenty of room for a large family. Very suitable for entertaining.

More Details

Valur Blomsterberg
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

Why Valur Blomsterberg chose Iceland

It is a privilege to live on a Ranch with the horses in an unspoiled nature, still so close to the capital for all necessities and work.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location. Spacious and luxurious. Very rare view in all directions


South House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1Main bathroom with sink, large shower, bathtub and heated floors. Guest bathroom with sink and heated floors.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Walk-in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Good closets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Good closets
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Prime Location. Large New Luxury Villa With All Amenities
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This rental worked out great for us! There were 6 of us, 3 couples. The house is very fresh, new feeling and very clean. I was a little concerned that it might be strange staying in some one else's place. But everything is so new and pristine-level clean that I did not have that feeling at all. The location was great for us as we wanted to see the Golden Circle road and go up route 1 to the waterfalls, the basalt formation and the Glacial Lagoon area (that was the farthest we drove which was, I think, 4.5 hours). The nearby town, Selfoss, has a couple of grocery stores, at least one nice eatery (we only ate in town once) and interestingly enough, is the final resting place of 70's American chess champion Bobby Fischer (for you old timers that remember). The Bobby Fischer Center is in Selfoss - not sure what it is - we were too busy sightseeing to investigate. The house is far enough from the city lights that the night sky is beautiful and good for hunting for the Aurora. The setting, on the pastures where Icelandic horses are grazing, is beautiful and the house has nice windows for viewing the surrounding landscape. The kitchen in this house is very modern and well equipped, a pleasure to cook in if you are inclined to do so, and the bathrooms also have the latest fixtures. The beds have mattresses that are not typical of what most Americans sleep on. They are, I guess, a little more futon-like rather than box springs, etc. But we all slept comfortably. The landlord is very nice and easy to deal with and does a great job of offering a very comfortable, clean, attractive place to say. If we ever visit Iceland again and need room for 6, we will definitely rent again from Mr. Blomsterberg. And he was in the middle of adding a deck and hot tub when we were there. So much the better!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just like home - only better!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place to stay! This vacation home is truly like a home, only better. Valur was super welcoming and made our stay effortless. The villa is in a fantastic spot for visiting the Golden Circle and South Iceland. It was a pleasure coming home each day, knowing we'd be comfortable and warm.

The villa has all the amenities, plus some. The kitchen is truly amazing! If you enjoy cooking you will find everything you need. We made some beautiful meals here.

We have stayed in HomeAway rentals many times throughout the years, and this has been our favorite house by far! We will be back again soon. Thank you for your hospitality Valur!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Property!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Valur & Family,

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We stayed 7 night Oct 8 thru Oct 15th 2016. This is our 1st time renting a home hence we were very skeptical. However, Once we entered the home, we were nothing but delighted and happy with our pick. The house was clean, very welcoming, full ameneties as described. Temperature controlled appropriately, great views from all room. Very airy, light is good. Entertainment rooms is great for movies & TV Video Game eg: Play Station. Laundry/Dryer are excellent. Shower is great. Full Sized Fridge & Fully Loaded Pantry. We cooked all our meals at home eg: Icelandic Lamb, and Fish etc. Great Vacation......Overall Very Satisfied with our stay. Lastly Enjoyed the horses in the neighborhood.............

This place is perfectly located from all the southern tourist spot....hence ideal location for day trips and come back to beautiful home....

Overall, this was truly "Home Away From Home."

PS: Only suggestion is give physical address via email or instruction mail which should include on instruction on to how to obtain keys. :) Valur was available on phone right away for help. Great Host.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house central location

  • 4 of 5

Stayed end of August for 4 nights- House was very clean and comfortable. The location is perfect for exploring the Golden Circle and the national parks to the east. My only concern is I have not received my damage deposit back and have email a couple of times with no response.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome property

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and had everything we need to make the visit to Iceland amazing! Valur was great at responding to our questions and needs. We look forward to visiting Iceland and staying in the house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful with wonderful Amenities

  • 5 of 5

The listing was accurate and the amenities were excellent. This is truly a luxury Villa. The property was clean and well-maintained. We must thank Valur wholeheartedly for allowing us to stay in the wonderful well equipped home. Everything was thought of. We did not have a single need unmet.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

South House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
Spring Summer
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $180
Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Reykjavik airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Herjolfur, Vestmann Islands
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
33 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The famous Mount Hekla Volcano and Eyjafjallajokull Glacier can both be seen from the property. The Golden Circle, the most popular tourist attraction in Iceland is only 5 min. drive from the house. This Circle includes Geysir, Gullfoss, Thingvellir National Park and the Nesjavellir Geothermal area. A short cut road to the world famous Blue Lagoon is also nearby.


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