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Luxurious Villa 15 min drive to down town Reykjavík. Toxin free cleaning.

Bedrooms 7
Space 340 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Sleeps 14 +

370 square meter luxurious Villa, 15 min. drive to down town Reykjavík. Perfect for a family away from home, or bigger groups. 2.5 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining table which easily sits 16 people, spacious living-room with a projector, big garden with a Hot Tub, private parking for 6 cars.

Tiled, heated floors in entry hall, kitchen, laundry room and master bedroom bathroom. Hardwood floors in all bedrooms and living room. The hole house is cleaned without toxins.

Close to Reykjavík.

My house is in the Capital area, even closer to Reykjavík center than some of it´s own suburbs.

If you look out of my kitchen window, there is only one row of houses between my house and Reykjavík.

There are no long distances in the Capital area, compared to bigger city´s.

It will take +/- 15 min to drive to downtown Reykjavík, depending on the time of day.

You are much quicker out of the city, if you come to enjoy nature you are on the ring road (highway1) within 10 min from my house.

If you come for nature, you are better located at my place. If you come for the night life you might be better of down town, but I doubt that you´ll find a better place to spend time together with your friends or family, hot tub, lots of open space and perfect kitchen and dining area.

If the Northern lights will show you the courtesy to dance around the sky, it only takes you 5-10 min drive from my place to get out of the light pollution, you might even enjoy from my garden.

I can be pretty flexible with the check in, as long as there is not a same day exchange, you can have an early check in. I offer those who would like to secure an early check 50% of the nightly rate. Or you could take the chance you´ll have it anyway.

More Details

Vilborg B Hjaltested
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, dutch, Icelandic
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Vilborg B Hjaltested

I´m Icelandic, with a Dutch partner, living together apart, so I do a lot of travelling. Most of the time it´s back and forth to Amsterdam.

I built my house and moved in to it in 2002. It was built to house 4 daughters and the ability to host my employees at home. So much nicer to invite people to your home, rather than renting a facility. Thats the reason why my kitchen is designed for a chef, with all this space. Asking for a private chef for one ore some of the evenings is an option. Or you could ask for a meal already made, you just need to heat it when you come home.

Why Vilborg B Hjaltested chose Breidholt

My house is perfectly located for those who would like to explore nature and the capital city - Reykjavík. It only takes you 5-10 min to drive out of the light "pollution" to get a better look at the Northern Lights.

One of the better swimming pools is in a walking distance. An Icelandic swimming pool is one of the must do´s in Iceland. Geothermal heated pools and Jacuzzi's, sauna, steam-bath, slides, massage pools and streams for very little money.

Supermarket in a walking distance, a bakery a little bit further.

You will not find a better place to spend time with your friends / family, with all these open spaces, big kitchen and dining / living area.

What makes this villa unique

Private parking for 6 cars.

Big living room, dining table sits 16, easy.

Big fully equipped kitchen, big stove, 7 pits. Ceramic coated pot and pans.

Spacious bedrooms.

Hot Tub



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Breidholt

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 340 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom connected to the master bedroom, WC, bathtub with a shower. Bigger bathroom on the ground floor has 2 sinks, a shower, a extra long bathtub, and an apart WC with a sink. Geothermal heated tiles. There is also an extra WC on the upper floor.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 single bed , 2 singles, 90x200 cm each, can be made double, 180x200.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , 2 singles, 90x200 cm each, can be made double, 180x200.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , 2 single beds, 2x95x205cm, or 1 double 190x205cm
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Open for 13+ guests. The sofa bed is in the entry Hall.
  • I open up the 7th bedroom for 13+ guests.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had 5 individuals traveling in our party and spent the last 3 days of our trip at this spacious house. The house is situated in a quite neighborhood app. 15 minute drive from downtown Reykjavik. Very simple drive to the city Centre.

The layout of the house is open and would be great for even larger size groups as there was more than enough room for us. The architect plan of homes is something we in our group look for to enjoy and we were simply impressed.

The owner Vilborg was very pleasant to meet and was very helpful with the culture of her home Country and was only minutes away if something would had been needed but we found the home to have everything we needed to meet our desires.

Beds were extremely comfortable, showers great, wifi very good, and my own personal favorite was the kitchen space to prepare meals and the large table to dine at.

I highly recommend this home for larger groups traveling in the area of Southwest Iceland to use a home base. I end my review with a Thank you to Vilborg for the interesting history of the Iceland Yule Lads as my wife has started her collection of items to share this fun story!

  • Review Submitted: 19/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. And you are right, the architect plan of the house was made with attending guests in mind, so that we could invite guests to our home instead of renting a facility. The dining table and the stairs are my favourites! Thank you for your visit and know you're always welcome back. And if you would like some Yule Lads shipped over, just contact me :-) Kind regards, Vilborg
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Great house, Vilborg is an excellent host

  • 5 of 5

Being a group of 12 girls I was a bit apprehensive about the 2.5 bathrooms but we had so much space and there was plenty of room for everyone. The house is very well appointed, rooms spacious and it's never cold. We stayed for 3 nights and went into the town a couple of times. Using the travel companies that Vilborg recommended was easy although everything in Iceland is so expensive, the taxis, the food, the drinks! We couldn't figure out the projector but Vilborg was on hand to come round and help. Overall I would highly recommend staying here instead of hotel in town, it's probably a lot cheaper and was great as all of us wanted to socialise in the evenings in one space.

  • Review Submitted: 07/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Yes, Iceland can be expensive, that is exactly why it pays of to use Home Rentals, you want need to eat out ALL the time, and my big kitchen and dining area are perfect for staying home, even hire a private chef. Welcome back with your lovely friends :)
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Great place for a big group

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place in Iceland for staying with a big group. There are plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate a larger group of people. There is adequate parking for several cars, too, if people are renting a vehicle while in Iceland.

The kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal, and there is a big table to seat everyone.

The owner, Vilborg, was easy to reach, and the check-in/check-out process was simple.

I recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Makes me happy inside to hear how comfortable you al were. When planning the lot, the parking was one of the things we wanted to have enough of. With 4 daughters and maybe future boyfriends, you need parking space. Thank you for bringing a smile on to my face. Kind regards, Vilborg
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Spacious house ideal for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and excellent location

  • 5 of 5

There were 11 of us who stayed at the house the 2nd week of July and it was wonderful. There is lots of space in the house and it's very clean and modern. It saved us a lot of money on meals since we put together dinners at the house most nights. The location was very convenient for getting into Reykjavik and for getting on the main highways to popular sites. It was great to meet Vilborg and she was very helpful and she took the time to really explain everything in the house and in the area. She also gave us great ideas about restaurants and sites to see. We enjoyed the walking paths through the neighborhood and made use of the local gym and swimming facility which was just 5 min away.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home for a group

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay with a group of 10. Took full advantage of the well equipped kitchen, the hot tub and central location to activities around Reykjavik.

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
49 Kilometres
Keflavíkurflugvöllur - Leifs Eiríkssonar
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Íslenska Flatbakan
Nearest Ski
29 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Breidholt

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Easter 2018
29 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest
APRÍL 2018
5 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest
MAY 2018
1 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
24 May 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$71 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$297.95
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,254.54
Tax Rate 11.0%

The check-in time is 4 PM / check-out time is 11 AM. I can be pretty flexible on these times, depending on if there is a same day arrival / departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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