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Luxury Villa on the Golden Circle. Amazing hot tub, barbecue and Northern Lights

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Main house + 1 bedroom guesthouse Very large patio and amazing scenery

The Space

The house has three bedrooms and can sleep up to 6 people. One bedroom has two single beds, one has a double bed and one has a double bed which can be taken apart to make to single beds. This gives opportunity for different combinations of groups to choose this house.

The guest house has a double bed a 1/2 bathroom, no shower. The house is completely separated from the main building. Please note if you want to rent the guest house as well you must select 8 guests.

The house is very well equipped. It has a spacious living room and a very good and fully furnished kitchen with a dishwasher and everything needed to make delicious meals made from fresh Icelandic produce. A gas stove and an American double fridge. There is a washroom with a washer and dryer so this house is ideal for longer stays. There is a television in the living room and in 1 bedroom (ideal for kids hangout, it also has a multimedia system with loads of cartoons and movies). To add to that there is free Wi-Fi so travelers can stay well connected throughout their stay.

On the patio is a large Weber propane barbecue as well as a nice hot tub where travelers can enjoy the midnight sun (during summer) or northern lights (during winter)and rest weary bones after sightseeing during the day.

This south Iceland holiday house is perfectly located to serve as a base for day tours around the southern and western part of Iceland. It is located within the Golden Circle so sights such as Thingvellir national park, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area and Kerið crater are all within an hours drive from the house.

Less than 20 minutes drive from the house is Route 1, better known as the Iceland Ringroad. From there you could venture further south along the southern shore to see sights such as Reynisdrangar, Reynisfjara or visit Vík village. Further south you'll find Skaftafell national part and the famous Vatnajokull glacial lagoon as well as many other magnificent landmarks.

Iceland's capital Reykjavik is under an hours drive from the holiday house so there is no reason not to take a trip there to enjoy a variety of restaurants, bars, cafe's, museums or just to take in the sights. I also recommend restaurants in Selfoss such as Kaffi Krús and Tryggvaskáli.

The western part of Iceland is also well within reach of this house. Iceland's highest waterfall Glymur is approximately 1 1/2 hours drive from the house. Snaefellsnes peninsula is 2 1/2 drive. There you can see Snafellsjokull glacier as it towers over the top of the peninsula. Also you can visit Djupalon and Hellnar as well as other interesting places.

All this makes this south Iceland Holiday House a great option for those who want to travel the country and have a comfortable stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Elís Viktor Kjartansson
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, Icelandic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Elís Viktor Kjartansson

Hello. My name is Elís Viktor Kjartansson. I'm 23 years old, born and raised in Iceland. I currently live and work in the capital, Reykjavík. I have a girlfriend and we have 2 small chihuahua dogs.

Elís Viktor Kjartansson purchased this villa in 2013


Selfoss Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom in main house.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Bathroom in guest house.
  • The first bathroom is in the main house. the 2nd bathroom is in the guest house.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Child crib is available. ask owner where to find it.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bed can be split into 2 single beds.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Guest house. Separate from main house.
  • The first 3 bedrooms are in the main house. The 4th bedroom is in the guest house.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Luxury Villa on the Golden Circle. Amazing hot tub, barbecue and Northern Lights
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Beautiful Home near Kerid

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to the house, after much clear communication with the owners, after a long day of driving the Golden Circle. Coming home to this retreat with panoramic views, privacy, and a hot tub, was a welcome treat to the end of the day. The house was more than enough room for the 4 of us, the kitchen was perfect for cooking a meal, and the modern but simple design was perfect. We wish that more of the places that we stayed during our vacation were like this house!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much for your review Brian! I appreciate it.
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Great Place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We've spend three nights in this beautiful house.

It was the perfect location for us to explore the wonders of the golden circle.

Well maintained, clean and it had everything what we expected.

We would defiantly come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Property, Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

We could not have had a better start to our Iceland trip thanks to our stay here in June 2018. The home is beautiful - even more so than the photos can show. The property manager made everything very easy and comfortable.

The home's proximity to major Golden Circle attractions was amazing. We easily managed Bruarfoss-Geysir-Gulfoss-Kerid in an afternoon. It was also a great starting point for trips down the coast to Vik, and another over to Thingvellir. There is nothing better than ending a long day of hiking and sightseeing in the hot tub. Certain areas of Iceland can be overwhelmed with tourists. Having this level of privacy and seclusion was priceless.

My wife is a chef, and the kitchen was very well appointed in terms of appliances and basics. The grocery stores in Selfoss set us up for wonderful meals in the house. Dining at midnight on local meats and produce in full daylight will be a memory we share for ages. There are definitely some cool spots for food and drinks nearby, we just did not get a chance to visit them.

I hope we can return again to Iceland someday, and if so we would definitely want to stay here again. Thank you Margret!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great space and location

  • 3 of 5

Recommend english instructions for tech, dishwasher and laundry...

Nice place and location perfect!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Oasis on the Golden Circle

  • 4 of 5

This is an amazing property which will allow you to visit all of the popular locations on the Golden Circle in the evening hours after the crowds have gone and the days are long. There is a large living room that opens to the kitchen which will allow you to relax as a group. The large deck didn’t get used by our group due to some wet weather, however in better climate it seems like it would be a great location to soak up the sun.

The homeowners communication during our stay was great as well and they always quickly answered any questions that we had.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely oasis of calm

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and perfect cabin for our group! Thanks again for the many caring touches for our toddler in particular. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
114 Kilometres
Keflavik international airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Kaffi Krus and Tryggvaskali
Car: necessary

This house is located right in the Golden Circle with countless attractions. Selfoss is the nearest town with everything you need, including my 2 favorite restaurants! (Tryggvaskali and Kaffi Krus).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $102.87

Hello. I've had a few questions about the cleaning fee. I've decided to explain it here. This property is located about 50-60 minutes from Reykjavik. Between each guest I drive there, change all the linen and towels. I clean the kitchen, living room and bathroom. Water changed in the hot tub Then all the floors are washed. I've decided to charge a fair cleaning fee instead of adding it into the rental price so that it will be fair if people are staying for 1 night or 15 nights.

Best regards,
Elís Viktor Kjartansson

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.