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Holiday House in Exclusive Location in the Thingvellir National Park, wifi

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom, Two Living Room, a Launch in Second Floor. Fire Place, Mountain View

6 beds in tree bedrooms. A bathroom with a shower and a outside Jacuzzi. A living-room with fire place and a exclusive view over mountains and national park. A second floor with satellite TV and sofas to relax and get your daily news from the rest of the world, or skip the TV and play cards or have a glass of vine. The house is located in a private area with a locked gate and not near any other houses so privacy to relax is maximized at this property. The nearest area is suitable for hikes and walks. Or to drive to multiple attractive locations that the are and south Iceland has to offer. Staying here you can plan many day trips and save on by having one place and a home away from home instead of always be packing and unpacking in different locations.

Property Manager
Björn Ragnar Lárusson
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, danish, norwegian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2017

Why Björn Ragnar Lárusson chose Iceland

We have loved this area, and in 2009 my father bought this piece of land and build a nice house on it. Privacy and the view is the the biggest asset plus sitting in the hot pot in the evening after a long day of working or traveling.

What makes this cottage unique

Rather close to Reykjavik area and to major attraction in south west Iceland.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Holiday House in Exclusive Location in the Thingvellir National Park, wifi
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Amazing Home with a view!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here and only wished we could have stayed longer! Would recommend to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place! We were a party of 6 (three couples) there to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. There is plenty of room and we couldn't have chosen anywhere nicer to stay while in Iceland. Bjorn was great in responding to any questions or help we asked for leading up to the break and everything was certainly as described. He gave us perfect instructions and directions leading up to our stay. The views from nearly every angle of the house are fantastic and all well placed windows upstairs and down to see them. The house was lovely and warm with the option of the log burner and plenty of logs provided although it was very warm for the time of year. Not much snow unfortunately only on the mountain tops and we sadly didn't see the Northern Lights. The hot tub is absolutely fantastic and we were hardly out of it when we weren't travelling around. We didn't eat out but there is everything you need to make the perfect meal and relax. Just make sure you pick up food on your way through Reykjavik as there are no shops nearby. We explored the beautiful countryside and would very much recommend the Blue Lagoon, in the dark if you can! So relaxing and such an experience. It really is such a beautiful country and we would definitely recommend this lovely house to anyone thinking of visiting there. Thank you very much Bjorn for letting us stay there and helping to make my husbands birthday one to remember!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awww :) What a lovely time you have had here, normally we have winter but you got such warm weather in beginning of December. Thank you for staying in our house, and be welcome to book again, maybe in summer time. Björn
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Wonderful, private home with amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Bjorn's home. It was just as pictured on VRBO, but better. My husband and I didn't want to leave the house after checking in, as it offered beautiful views of the hills and lake. The stand out of the trip was definitely the hot tub, which offered stunning views of the night sky. We got lucky and got to see the Northern lights two nights in a row, while sitting in the spa enjoying a glass of wine :) The house itself is very clean and comfortable. A few more towels, shampoo, and soap would have been great... but these were very small things. Overall we had a lovely time and would definitely stay here again if we return to the area. Further, Bjorn was very quick to respond to messages and easy to deal with. Five out of five stars :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

You couldn't ask for a nicer place to stay while in Iceland. The home was beautiful, as was the location. From there we were able to explore various sections of the country, heading off in a different direction each morning. Each night we returned to a beautiful view while relaxing in the hot tub. Bjorn provided us with all the necessary information in advance, so getting there and in was easy. I only wish we had been able to stay longer. 4 days is not enough to discover Iceland!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful escape...

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this property in every single way! It was the perfect property to get away from it all while still being so incredibly close to everything. The views from the living room are astounding and were the best thing to wake up to every morning. Bjorn was easy to work with and incredibly responsive.

A couple things that are handy to know when staying at this location:

- Grab food before you leave Reykjavik. There isn't a grocery store once you leave town so be prepared! The kitchen is so wonderfully outfitted and the views are so spectacular that it makes for a wonderful evening in.

- If you do get desperate for food out, the Hotel Ion is within a 5-8 minute drive and the food was incredible! Make reservations!! They treated us really oddly, but we think that's because they aren't used to having visitors from outside the hotel dine with them.

- Vik and all the sites in between are an EASY day trip if you wake up early.

- The bedrooms get a little warm at night if you use the blackout curtains. It was also unseasonably hot when we stayed. An easy workaround we found was to open the windows during the hours that you're enjoying dinner in the bedroom you're sleeping in. That way it's had time to cool off before you block off the fresh air with the blackout curtains at night.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words :) You are always welcome back, and if you arrive during winter, I promise the house will be warm but you will get a good night sleep in the Icelandic dark winter opposite from the 24/7 sunshine in the summer time. Best luck in your future travel and we will be here for your next trip! Björn
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Absolutely fantastic; wonderful accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

We had excellent directions that included pictures of keyboxes and tracks which helped with orientation in rural area. the property was as described and kept to a high standard and very clean and tidy with linen provided. the property was in a private location overlooking the lake and national park but lots of south west attractions down to Vik able to do on a day trip from was very private with well kept hot tub looking down over the lake and linen towels provided, wood, BBQ, good kitchen for cooking, anything you needed.There is also a second sitting room snug fully kitted out with telescope and books and TV to watch Iceland win over England!

We chose this place for honeymoon and were really delighted with every aspect of the accommodation and Bjorns directions and details and he was also immediate to contact via email.

If you want an amazing time in an amazing spot, just book it. It is truly wonderful here, thank you Bjorn. Takk fyrir.

PS. there were no black flies either! big plus to the other end of the lake in summertime!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Silfra resturant
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Road no 1, around Iceland
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Silfra resturant
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Holiday house in exclusive location in the Thingvellir national park


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Capital Region, Iceland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4 Jan 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$219 **
A$1,536 **
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$368 **
A$2,407 **
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$319 **
A$2,407 **
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add A$17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Linen/electricity A$ 17 per person per night

The house is in a locked area, the will be provided with pin to access a key box for the gate and for the house. So not needed to find any location in Reykjavík to get key or drop off. Linen and towels are provided and is in the house before guests arrive. Cleaning is not included in the price but is extra 150 euros if asked for.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Capital Region

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 125 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Tiled with shower and a up hanged toilet with a big sink. Weary bright and has a window that sunlight and fresh air if opened.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Three bedrooms with queen size beds, two of that is able to take apart. All have closets and nightstand by the beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Yard
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • naturist beach
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing

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