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Sigurdur Bjarkason

Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks english, Icelandic

Akureyri- in the center

1 Review
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this City Center holiday house

120 Sq Meters, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath In A Quite Area In The Heart Of Town

Our lovely house is built in 1898 and plays and important part of this beautiful town's history. It was fully renovated in 2006 and carefully kept in it´s orginal look. At one time 4 families lived in the house accommdating 19 people.

Today there are 3 bedrooms, one has a king size (180 x 200 cm) bed and large closets. The second has a queen size bed 160x200cm) and a chest of drawers and the third has a single bed (100x200 cm) and a chest of drawers. All the bedrooms are on the third floor where there also is a full bathroom with a shower. There is unlimited hot water for long showers.

On the main floor we have a fully equipped kitchen with a dish washer, gas stove, oven, toaster, coffee maker, mixer/blender, and with an open dining area that seats 6. The living room has a leather sofa, 2 chairs and a cabinet. Next to the main entrance there is a guest bathroom. From the dining area you can exit to the back yard.

In the basement there is a second entrance, a tv area with a 42' flat screen, dvd player, Apple TV and with a sleeping bed that sleeps 2 (120x200 cm). For those who like to enjoy a nice glass of wine there is a little wine cellar. In the basement there is a laundry room with a washing machine and a storage/drying room.

In the back yard there is a nice area with garden furniture and a bbq. There is plenty of parking right out side the house but you really don´t need a car since everything is within walking distance. The harbor is 2 min walk, the cultural building HOF is right next door and our friendly neigbour Gunnar adds to the local experience. The area is full of restaurants, bars and art galleries. The local swimming pool is not to be missed and is just 5 min walk from Lundargata. The botanic garden is in the area as well as golfing, hiking, fishing, horseback riding etc. You really will have plenty to do.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sigurdur Bjarkason (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks english, Icelandic

About Sigurdur Bjarkason

We are a couple with 2 teenage boys who love to enjoy live. We golf a lot, fly fish, hike and loooove to cook gourmet food.

This house is a special place for us and we have really put our hearts and souls into making it comfortable for our guest. We love to stay there ourselves and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Sigurdur Bjarkason purchased this house in 2012

Why Sigurdur Bjarkason chose Iceland

This is a very special house that is full of soul. It is perfectly situated in the heart of the city. The neighborhood is friendly and you will feel like a local. Our guests tell us they don´t want to leave.

What makes this house unique

The location is extremely convenient. You can walk anywhere but still you are not in the noise in the center. Also the neighborhood is very local and friendly.

In the basement is a hidden secret, a small wine cellar that our guests like alot.


1 traveller review

Akureyri- in the center
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

A fantastic house in the heart of Akureyri

  • 5 of 5

We went for a long weekend to Akureyri and were lucky enough to find this house. It is perfectly located in the heart of Akurery, a short walking distance to a lot of restaurants, bars and shops. We went skiing and the house has a great basement where you can dry your skiing clothes during the night. The house itself is really beautiful, has obviously been renovated a lot recently. It has a cozy atmosphere, so it's really nice to stay in as well and enjoy a glass of wine aprés-ski.

If I ever go to Akureyri again, I would definetely rent this house. I think it would also be wonderful during the summer, there is a nice outside area as well that we didn't use at this time of year.

All in all - we LOVED this beautiful house!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Akureyri airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Götubarinn is the most popular
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Kilometres
Whale watching
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Akureyrar Golfcourse
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
The harbour
Car: not necessary

We recommand that you visit Saga Travel in Kaupvangsstræti to get to know about the variety of day tours available in the suroundings.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in City Center, Iceland

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 Sep 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
20 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$430
Cleaning fee A$215 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Tax ID: 116303

30% deposit when booked. Please pay fully 14 days prior to arrival.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in City Center

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • On the second floor there is a full bathroom with a shower that gives you a toes massage while you shower:-) You just enjoy the never ending flow of need to save it...there is plenty of it. On the first floor there is a tiny little guest bathroom, with a wc and a basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , with large closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sofa bed/futon , In the tv area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Akureyri is a must see town in the north of Iceland.