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Comfortable cottage in South Iceland for max. 5 people

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 115 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful view, 2.8 miles from Selfoss, ideal for day trips in southern Iceland

The house is newly built in 2015 and is located approximately 4.5 km / 2,8 miles outside Selfoss with beautiful views of the mountain Ingólfsfjall.

The cozy living / dining room with kitchen offers a good view over the countryside.

Two bedrooms with double beds can accommodate 4 people, plus there is a place to sleep on the sofa in the TV area.

The bathroom is equipped with shower and toilet.

The house has underfloor heating in all rooms.

There is a Hot Tub on the porch. This is filled with geothermal hot water at 38 ° C / 100 ° F.

The house is in an attractive rural location with wonderful views of the mountain Ingólfsfjall and eastward to Mount Hekla volcano and the glacier Eyjafjallajökull.

On the meadows around the house are always Iceland horses and in the summer many species of birds can be observed close by the house.

In the period from September to March, there are good opportunities to see the Northern Lights.

The cottage is ideal for exploring attractions such as the Golden Circle, the south coast of Iceland, the Westman Islands and the Reykjanes Peninsula. Reykjavik is only about 45 minutes away by car and the International Keflavik Airport can be reached in about 90 minutes.

In Selfoss there are good shopping opportunities with 4 supermarkets and numerous other shops.

Several restaurants and cafés as well as provide services, from Pizza and fast food up to good restaurants. A recommended Lobster-Restaurant is in about 20 minutes distance.

In the immediate vicinity are two larger cottages that can be rented together, we can send you an offer for two or more houses.

Please observe that the Final-Cleaning is mandatory and needs to be paid on Spot (100,-€ or equal in Icelandic Crowns)

As a tour operator, we can also arrange excursions, car rental and flights.

More Details

Owner
Sven Strumann - SPS Ferðir ehf
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Sven Strumann - SPS Ferðir ehf

We are an Icelandic-German family owned Travel Company

Sven Strumann - SPS Ferðir ehf purchased this house in 2015

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Southern Region

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • The bedrooms are each equipped with a queen size double bed. Another sleeping on the sofa in the TV area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A few yards behind the house runs a stream can be in the fished.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Comfortable cottage in South Iceland for max. 5 people
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews
5

Cozy peaceful comfort away from it all but near everything at the same time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our two adult kids to Iceland and we spent the first few nights at this home right outside Selfoss. It was fantastic! The house is very nicely maintained and very comfortable for the four of us to relax at the end of a long day of hiking and exploring. The bonus was the horses! So sweet! Came up and surrounded us with their inquisitive nudges and sweet stares and loved being pet and scratched! This was the perfect place to stay and get away from it all and really enjoy the peace. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need and food basics too, so if you forget something at the store you might find it in the cupboard. The living room with its comfy chairs and couch was the best place to get off our feet. The bedrooms are basic but comfortable. Every window has a great view! And there are many guide books to Iceland if you're looking for something to do. The only disappointment was that the hot tub was empty... but not sure we had time to use it anyway. We will definitely return when we go back to Iceland to do a few more of the things we didn't get a chance to do on this trip!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wunderschönes Haus, top eingerichtet, lässt keine Wünsche übrig

  • 5 of 5

Ein wunderschönes Haus in schöner Lage, nur wenig Autominuten von Sellfoss entfernt. Die Räume sind sehr grosszügig mit einer schönen, modernen Einrichtung. Besonders genossen haben wir den eigenen Hotpot. Wir würden es jederzeit wieder buchen.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nottingham
5

Stunning house, beautiful location and fantastic views.

  • 5 of 5

It's a fantastic home, perfect for a family getaway (parents and teenager) or friends! It has everything you need, plenty of kitchenware, comfy seating area, relaxing bedrooms and big shower. The hot tub was a great addition, just remember to switch it on a few hours before you want to get in it! It's in a great location, if you want to explore southern Iceland. We would definitely recommend this house to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clifton, NJ
5

The best place to stay in Iceland!

  • 5 of 5

Iceland can be a pretty expensive place to visit, so staying outside of the city is the perfect way to enjoy Iceland. We highly recommend this place for the full amenities, kitchen, and outdoor hot tub! We went to the grocery store everyday 5 minutes away in Selfoss and cooked our own meals and saved a ton of money. KFC was great too when you dont feel like cooking, and they're open 24 hours! The house is clean and modern with everything you need to relax. The view is great, horses and mountains. Wifi is fast too.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great home and great location!

  • 4 of 5

What a great place to stay in Iceland! Perfect location- close to Selfoss for groceries and cute shops, close to the Golden Circle, and close to South Iceland. Loved having the horses right in the front lawn.

The owners were kind and helpful. Allowed us an earlier check in time. They came to check on us when we arrived to ensure we had everything and to let us know how a few things worked.

Two things I would like to see changed:

1. Include the cleaning fee in the cost of renting the home. We did not intend on bringing a lot cash with us and had to leave 12,000 ISK or 100 Euro in the house. Would have been easier to have it included in the fee.

2. Leave directions in English as well. Explain the garbage system in a bit more detail!

Other than that, great place to stay! Well kept, updated and modern!

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lompoc, CA
5

Beautiful comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this home. The location is great. The home is clean and beautiful. The kitchen had the items needed for meals. We enjoyed the views. We were able to see the northern lights each night during our stay! (Only suggestion we have is to have a way to turn off the porch lights in order to watch the northern lights.). We highly recommend this home for vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
102 Kilometres
Keflavík
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Seyðisfjörður
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golfklúbbur Selfoss
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Kaktus
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Stokkseyri
Car: recommended

Ideally located for excursions to the Golden Circle (Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Southern Region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Hauptsaison 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$272
 
 
Nachsaison 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$228
 
 
Vorsaison 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$243
 
 
Hauptsaison 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$289
 
 
Nachsaison 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$243
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 11.0%

Die Endreinigung (Pflicht) in Höhe von 100,-€ ist in bar vor Ort zu zahlen (in Euro oder Isländischen Kronen).
The Final-Cleaning is mandatory and needs to be paid on Spot (100,-€ or equal in Icelandic Crowns)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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