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Traditional timber house by the sea

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

West House Rental Photos and Description

100 M2 House. Great Views. Beautiful Interior. Only 50 Meters Walk To The Shore

This new timber house is built in a traditional way, while the interior design is a mixture of modern and old style. The house is situated in a peaceful setting only a 5 km distance from Borgarnes and approximately 70 km from Reykjavik. Great views over the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Borgarnes is the perfect location if you want to explore West Iceland with many selections of short and longer day trips.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Kristinn
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Traditional timber house by the sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Gorgeous house with an absolutely stunning view.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautifully designed, immaculately cared for and well located for access to the Snaefellsness Peninsula as well as to Reykjavik. The sunsets are spectacular.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, superb views

  • 5 of 5

This is really a jewel....it really looks like the pictures on the site! We had 5 wonderful days here. It is very clean, very luxurios and you have such a nice view! Good location to explore the peninsula. Owners are very nice too.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Spot to View Aurora Borealis

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in February for three nights. It is a great spot to see Aurora Borealis and we were able to get some nice photographs. The owners were kind enough to tell us how to shut down the automatic outside lights so we could better view the Northern Lights.

Property was clean, well stocked and had very nice views. There was only two of us so we only used the downstairs. TV was located upstairs in a loft area. Even though it was quite cold the cabin was nice and warm. It is not a large cabin and is very compact with good design and very nicely decorated. Downstairs bed quite comfortable.

If you have trouble with balance or lifting, you could have trouble with the steep path that goes down from the parking spot to the cabin. That's the only real issue we had while staying there with having to cart luggage up and down the path. It could be problematic for seniors and anyone with a health issue. Inside the cabin, there are two steps down to the main floor bedroom, then two steps down to the mud room, then two steps up to the bathroom. We managed quite well, but important information for anyone with mobility issues.

Property owners seem very concerned about guest service and we were very pleased.

If you are after a beautiful view and solitude, you will not be disappointed here. Since I own and also manage a total of 23 cabins, I have some guest experience and may be a little more critical in my reviews than most people.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

OVER THE TOP PERFECT !!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I spent five days this past January in this perfectly appointed, heavenly located, lovingly decorated and cared for home! We are cooks and were thrilled to find a fantastic kitchen that was stocked with great quality pots and pans, beautiful plates and glassware of all types, candles and tea lights to create mood, and a great coffee machine to make our morning (and afternoon!) cappucinos! There is a great farmers market and grocer in the town five minutes away, stunning drives, adventures, hot springs and day trips that we took, and a great public hot pool in Borganes that we loved. But the best part of every day was sitting at home in the midst of the beauty and serentity and quality and great energy of this house. We spent two of our five days at home reading and staring out the windows over the fjord. Those were our favorite days! We even saw Northern Lights on the first night that we arrived! Kristinn was a perfect host who greeted us, showed us around, and gave us great suggestions and insights into the local area. I recommend this house to anyone who appreciates and savors the finer things in life. You won't be let down. It's heaven on earth! We WILL be returning for sure!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The photos exactly reflect reality. this house is totally fantastic, every detail has been thought. The house was sparkling clean, and all necessary equipements are there. We are a couple with two little girls and it's the ideal house for our family.

Around the house, there are many excursions: glaciers, craters, fjords...

Thanks a lot to Kristinn and his wife with your excellent advices and suggestions of trip near to the house.

Now, we wish one thing: come back in this house during winter for Aurora borealis!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Super !

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this very nice and quiet house, close to Barganes. The first night was snowy and we discovered an astonishing landscape surrounding this spot in the morning. This house is very comfortable, well equiped and decorated. We really loved our stay here...

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

West House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$285
$1,695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $70 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$315
$1,890
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $70 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,770
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $70 per night, per additional guest

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Amenities

West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Spacious bathroom with shower and floor standing bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • - The master bedroom with king size bed and a drawer is on the ground floor. Small windows on three of the walls with beautiful view. - The second bedroom with two single beds is at the loft. - Two extra beds (mattresses) can be added at the loft.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming

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