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Sigurbjorg Thorvardardottir

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Reykjavík holiday cottage 'Skorradalur holiday cottage

1 Review
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

West Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Country cottage with a spectacular view in west Iceland 60 min from Reykjavík

A beautiful comfortable and cosy cottage located 1 hour drive from the city of Reykjavík. By lake Skorradalsvatn in the valley of Skorradalur with a stunning view over the lake. This is a heavily grown area with lots of hiking possibilities for the whole family. The cottage has two bedrooms, one with a double bed an the other with a double bed and one bunk bed, loft with two double beds. Kitchen with good facilities, dining area and living room with a fire place TV and radio. WC/shower.

Terrace around the cottage with garden furniture. so you´ll be able to catch the sun from early morning until sunset. Above the cottage is another patio with a play house for the kids and a swing. Hot tubs and a trampoline are also available.

Right beneath the cottage is the water front, a beautiful place to relax play or fish.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Sigurbjorg Thorvardardottir (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Reviews

1 traveler review

Reykjavík holiday cottage 'Skorradalur holiday cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed at Graceland for two weeks. This is a very impressive cottage: very comfortable, beautiful and very well located. It is very well equipped and the views over the lake are amazing.

There are lots of nice places around and Borgarnes is just about 20m drive and has got several shops and cafes - we recommend the Settlement Centre.

The owners are really friendly and they were extremely helpful.

I highly recommend this place if you want a nice base in West Iceland to explore its amazing natural spaces.

We've been back in London for a week and we really miss 'our' home in Iceland.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Keflavík Airport
Nearest Barpub
22 Kilometres
Borgarnes
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
Borgarnes
Nearest Restaurant
22 Kilometres
Borgarnes
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Reykjavík
Car: necessary

The cottage is located in Skorradalur,a valley just an hour drive from Reykjavík. It is favourite for many Icelanders and has become one of the most sought-after cottage areas in Iceland due to mild and calm weather and exceptional nature. It has great hiking trails through forests and heavily grown areas,along the beach of lake Skorradalsvatn where you can also go fly fishing. Activities in the area such as horseback riding, playing golf until well after midnight in the summer and kick back in one e.g. the many geothermal pools in the area. Skorradalur is ideally located if you want to explore the west of Iceland as short trips can be made to Húsafell and the surrounding glaciers,waterfalls such as Barnafossar and Glymur and historical places like Reykholt, Borg á Mýrum, the walley of Norðurárdalur are well within an hour drive as is national park of Þingvellir. Day-trips to Snæfellsnes,Breiðafjörður and the southern part of the Westfjords show the best Iceland has to offer.

Golf: Nearest Golf course is in Borgarnes,one of the best in Iceland,there is about 20 min drive there from the cottage.

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Rates & Availability

West Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Rate 1
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$135
$911
$3,778
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$135
$911
$3,643
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $225

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Additional information about rental rates.

Bed linen and towels are included.
Final cleaning 85 Euro.

Baby cot and baby chair are in the c

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Amenities

West Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , on the loft
  • 2 bedrooms sleeps 5 Bedroom 1-1 double bed Bedroom 2- 1 double bed +bunk bed Bedroom 3-loft 2 double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
Notes:
Borgarnes and Snæfellsnes Breiðafjörður (the island of Flatey) and the southern part of the Westfjords show the best Iceland has to offer,amazing landscapes countless hiking trails,boat tripd and whale watching to name a few.The town of Borgarnes is only 20 min away where you find all necessary services medical service supermarkets,gas station,restaurants,banks,pharmacy,liquor store,museum Golf cource etc.There are many public pools with hot tubs in the area. Ideal to visit after a busy day of activity in this beautiful area.

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