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NUMBER 1 IN ICELAND, THE GOLDEN CIRCLE-LUXURY LOG COTTAGE-GREAT REVIEWS!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 100 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, loft and 1 bathroom 100 m2

2 bedroom, loft and 1 bath 100m2 (1100sqft) modern log cabin that sleeps 8 comfortably . The cabin is about 1 hour drive from Reykjavik in the valley of Helludalur. It comes completely equipped and has everything you need for your stay including an outside hot tub perfect for enjoying the midnight sun in summer or the northern lights in winter.

It truly is the perfect base for exploring The Golden Circle, The South Coast and the Highlands, in fact one of Iceland's most famous natural site the erupting geysers at Geysir is only a short 15 minute walk away. Relax in the cabin or get out there exploring, I’ll be more than happy to help you plan your stay before you arrive and if you would like to take advantage of the many activities around then the agencies will all pick up at Geysir (3min drive). My goal as a host is to make sure you get the absolute most out of your stay!

Renew your relationship with nature, soak up the scenic beauty and enjoy breathing the clean, fresh air while relaxing in warm geothermal water or cosying it up on the sofa enjoying the view of the peaceful valley.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions and if you are ready to book then feel free to use the instant booking option.

Your host,

Greta.

More Details

Property Manager
Greta
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

Why Greta chose Southern Region

Cottages Engjagil 4 and 5 in Helludalur Geysir area are built in the year 2007-8, made of logs from Finland, the houses are situated in the peaceful valley Helludalur yet it is in the midst of the Golden Circle, what we love about this place is that we find peace and tranquillity during our stays there and it has been a huge pleasure to share this special place with our guests, we are thankful and blessed to do so.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage has enough space for up to 8 persons, the beds are very comfortable and on the loft there is a roof window right above your head so you can see the stars at night. Icelandic ponies are often in the field a few steps from the cottage. Because we have 2 cottages in the same area we can have up to 16 persons at the same time.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Southern Region

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , outdoor shower
  • Sink, toilet, shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , This is the loft, open area, you see down to the first floor
  • Bedroom 3 is a mezzanine, open area. Semi private.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Veranda / Loggia
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • diving
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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4

Great place by Geysir

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and warm house with outdoor hot tub with endless hot water. Great location very close to Geysir

  • Review Submitted: 20/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review.
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5

Cozy cabin in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Greta's cabin! The living room was beautifully decorated and the atmosphere was so cozy. Everything was spotless and the bed was very comfortable. We also took advantage of the hot tub which was so relaxing. The location of this property cannot be beat; it is virtually next door to Geysir and a short drive to Guilfoss and other waterfalls. I highly recommend staying at this property.

  • Review Submitted: 29/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely quiet cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at Greta's cabin. Great location , very clean and plenty of room. There were movies loaded on the hard drive of the tv so we were able to watch them at the end of the day. Very peaceful surroundings and we would definitely recommend it to others!

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cosy and convenient base to explore the area

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin, which makes good use of the space so manages to feel spacious despite being relatively small! You feel very private and surrounded by countryside.

The beds were very comfortable, we all loved having a few movies to choose from to watch on the big tv, and the kitchen, though small, was adequate for our needs. We loved the hot tub! Kristin was a responsive host and answered all our questions.

The location is very convenient for a number of attractions in the area, and being so close meant you could visit Geysir and Gulfoss at quieter times when not so many people around, which was nice.

Recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The cabin needs some TLC, it's a bit rundown in places e.g. chipped crockery, a slow leak in the lovely hot tub (still works but leave the water running slowly to keep it topped up), a damaged outside table etc It could have been cleaner when we arrived, but it was still very comfortable and in a gorgeous valley. Once the crowds had gone, we went round every evening to explore and pay our respects to Strokkur at Geysir; it took a 2 minutes drive or 15 minutes to walk, such a joy to be able to visit and be awe-struck in peace! The cabin is in easy reach of the top sights in Southern Iceland and, despite the negative comments above, the comfort and the location mean that we would happily go back again. Happy to recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 16/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, secluded feel. In a beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: 07/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Keflavik International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Hotel Geysir
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
To Vestmannaeyjar
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Geysir Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Geysir Hotel and Bistro
Car: necessary

Only a few local TV stations,3 g internet is available - not for downloading though.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Southern Region

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter season
19 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$218
AU$1,527
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas and New Years
20 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$265
AU$1,855
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter season
5 Jan 2018 - 15 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$218
AU$1,527
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer season
16 May 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$366
AU$2,307
AU$9,336
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$218
AU$1,527
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and laundry AU$148.07
Stay tax AU$3.90 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Manager'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.
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