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Traditional timber house by the sea

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

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.


Borgarnes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Spacious bathroom with shower and floor standing bathtub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 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.
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • 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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(15 traveler reviews)

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Traditional timber house by the sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Such a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

If you are going to explore Iceland and want to get away from the city look no further than this home. It is absolutely beautiful, well appointed and comfortable. Everything about our stay was wonderful and we cannot thank Kristinn and Rut enough. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, peaceful place

  • 5 of 5

This home was amazing. The views cannot be beat. The home was clean and stocked with anything you may need during a stay. Decorations were beautiful making us feel as if we were at our own home. The owners were great and easy to communicate with.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, New York

Beautiful Property in a Scenic, Secluded Location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully decorated and appointed property just 10 minutes south of Borgarnes. It's situated in secluded location, down a gravel road off the main highway, so you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. The house overlooks a lush and serene tidal plain, where all sorts of birdlife is visible. Horses galavant in the field above the house.

Inside, the decor is dark and chic, but the many windows let in ample light. The living area is high and open, with a dramatic vaulted ceiling, and opens up to a lovely deck complete with a picnic table for outdoor dining. The kitchen is very well equipped and open to the living and dining area. The bathroom is luxuriously large, equipped with a beautiful clawfoot tub and separate shower. You'll find the washer and dryer in there too, hidden behind a curtain. Upstairs, there is a sleeping loft, with a bedroom (2 single beds) and lounge area (2 stacked mattresses). Note that it's only separated by a curtain, so noise from downstairs will filter up.

Overall, it's a beautifully designed and well thought-out space. The owners have an equally amazing place in Stokkseyri for rent, which we highly recommend as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home, Great Area

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything described and pictured. It's a small, but cosy home and the location is perfect for exploring the Snaefellnes peninsula and the Golden Circle. It's also incredibly quiet with beautiful views. We would definitely recommend and stay here again if we come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX

Best house we've ever stayed in

  • 5 of 5

Loved this home and the location. We didn't want to leave. Kirstinn is such a wonderful owner and made us feel like Family coming to stay. The interior design and attention to detail are stunning. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Honeymoon house

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and it was the perfect way to end our Honeymoon. We also caught the northern lights multiple nights. Very private and well designed.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linens and cleaning $180

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.