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Charming Luxurious Family- Friendly Log Cabin With A Spectacular View

Bedrooms 3
Space 110 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, Hot Tub, Sauna

Thorsholt Is A Fully Modernized Log Cabin Built in 2006 For Icelandic Weather Conditions As A Whole Year Home. The Cottage Is In Total 110 Sqm. The Main House Is 85 Sqm. And The Guest House Is 25 Sqm. The Log Cabin Is Well Equipped And With Geothermal Heating Utility In The Floor.

The Main House Is With Two Bedrooms, The Bigger With King Size (183 X 203) Bed And The Other With Two (80 X 200) Beds. The Living Room Is In L Shape And In That Part Is The Tv And A Sleeping Sofa For Two Persons (140 X 190), A Total Of Six Persons. The Kitchen Is Fully Equipped With All Necessary Kitchen Utensils For Ten People. The Bathroom Has A Shower (90cm X 90cm) And A Second Door To The Main Bedroom.

The Guesthouse Has One Bedroom With A Sleeping Sofa For Two Persons (140cm X 200). From The Bedroom Is A Door To The Bathroom With A Shower And From There To The Sauna. There Is A Second Door From The Bathroom To The Terrace.

The Terrace Is At All Four Sites Of The House, The Biggest (4m Wide) In Front Of The Living Room With A Double Door. The Roof Covers The Terrace On All Sides So You Can Use The Grill In Wind And Rain By Moving The Grill Around. On The Main Terrace Is A Table And Two Benches Out Of Logs.

Between The Two Houses Is A New Hot Tub With A View To The Mountains.

More Details

Property Manager
Bjarni Thor Jonsson
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2017

About Bjarni Thor Jonsson

I am a 70 years old lawyer working for the building department of the capital city Reykjavik in Iceland. I was born in Reykjavik and live there.

Bjarni Thor Jonsson purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Bjarni Thor Jonsson chose Flúðir

I have many relatives and friends in this area and was working on a farm as a young boy. I have always loved this part of the country with all its attractions and beautiful landscape.

What makes this cottage unique

When this ground came for sale 10 years ago I did not hesitate to buy it. I could choose from several situations but this one had it all. On a hillside with mainly grass, moss and blueberries late August and September and a great view from the hillside over to the mountains.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house is very nice and comfortable with lots of space. Everything is new and in perfect condition. The owner is very friendly and helpsome. Sitting in the hottop you have a beautiful view of the mountains and the sunset. We recommend the house very much.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Flúðir, Iceland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , In the guest house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Can be splited in two
  • Beside those three bedrooms there is a sleep sofa/futon for two persons in part of the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming


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(28 traveller reviews)

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Charming Luxurious Family- Friendly Log Cabin With A Spectacular View
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
Wirral England


  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful lodge in an amazing location. 7 of us stayed for 3 nights. I could thoroughly recommend it.The host was very helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to book this again

  • Review Submitted: 01/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay in a great house !

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous three night stay in this charming place. It was spotless and well equipped. The view from the hot tub can’t be beat.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salem, CT

Spotless and well appointed cabin with spectacular views.

  • 5 of 5

Convenient and centrally located to many of the beautiful sights of Iceland. Out far enough in the country to view the magnificent northern lights. The cabin was beyond our expectations. It was clean, well appointed and extremely comfortable. The owner did a great job of leaving instructions in English so Americans can understand how to use the equipment at the cabin. Hot tub was wonderful after a chilly day touring. Beds were very comfortable. We would highly recommend this wonderful property to anyone wanting to experience the wonders of Iceland.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our favorite location in Iceland!!

  • 5 of 5

We really can't say enough good things about Bjarni's wonderful log home. It really deserves 6 stars out of 5! The location is very private, with a view down into a distant valley that's to die for. Yet it is only a 10 minute drive from the village of Fludir---where we soon discovered the wonderful Sindri Bakery and Cafe. (Not to be missed---lovely breads and desserts, as well as a filling soup/bread lunch daily---all cooked baked by Iris and her husband.) We enjoyed excursions to nearby Geysir and Gullfoss waterfalls. While there is a small market in Fludir, we purchased food at the Bonus in Selfoss (30 min drive) and cooked breakfasts and dinners at the cabin---it was just too nice there to worry about going out. Bjarni was a great host, answering our questions promptly, and even meeting us in Reykjavik and loaning us his GPS to help find the cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adventure and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

I can't think of a better place to stay while exploring the central and southern areas of Iceland. Our days were filled with adventure and nights were pure relaxation. Our host was so accommodating. He allowed us to use his GPS and his home had everything we could possible need. I highly recommend his home. You won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 10/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting, everything promised and more! Hot tub had an infinity view, sauna was great! House was stocked with extra towels, blankets, candles! Wild life around was cool! Serene. Close to wonderful waterfalls and geysers! Would have loved to have stayed longer and already planning a return trip!

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
140 Kilometres
Keflavik international airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
28 Kilometres
Road no.1
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Thorsholt log cabin is located close to the Golden circle with Kerid, Thingvellir, Laugarvatn, Gullfoss and Geysir. Next to it are many other places of interest like the old bishopric Skalholt, the Eco-village Solheimar and Bruarhlod the top of 10 km. long canyon formed by the river Hvita and not far away from several major attractions in South Iceland, with endless activities to choose from. One of the biggest horse riding centers in Southern Iceland, Syðra- Langholt is only few min away from Thorsholt log cabin. River rafting tours are on the Hvita River and geothermal baths at Laugarvatn Fontana Spa. Fludir village has a grocery store, restaurants, liquor store and swimming pool with hot tubs and a steam bath.

The location is ideal for a day tour drive to many interesting places in south of Iceland like Tjorsardalur and Landmannalaugar, Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss, Eyjafjallajökull and to take the ferry to Vestmannaeyjar.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Flúðir, Iceland

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High season
15 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$196.21

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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