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Ingvar Thor Gylfason

Member since: 2015
Speaks english

Amazing cabin with warm interior, hot tub, fire place, projector & magical views

30 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this South holiday cabin

The cabin offers a Home-away-from-Home environment which is a traveler's dream

Versalir is a STUNNING 71,5 square meter cabin that stands on a PRIVATE land in the south of ICELAND. The most perfect LOCATION from the GOLDEN CIRCLE. The cabin Versalir is well equipped and beautifully furnished, built by its owners. It can ACCOMMODATE up to 6 people, with TWO BEDROOMS and a comfortable SLEEPING COUCH in the living room. Both rooms have a FLAT SCREEN TV and TWO TWIN BEDS, that can be joined to make super KING BEDS. The living room has a comfortable couch, a RELAXING chair, PROJECTOR for watching movies with a TWO SPEAKER home theater and a FIRE PLACE. The superb dining room seats up to six people and has a magnificent fully EQUIPPED KITCHEN. The bathroom is very spacious and has a good WARM SHOWER. Also, the deck/patio is accessible from the bathroom.

The views all around the cabin are magnificent with MOUNTAINS stretching out in the surroundings. There's a 120 square meter private deck/patio which lies all around the cabin equipped with a cozy HOT TUB and a BBQ GRILL – Perfect for enjoying the SPECTACULAR VIEWS, STAR GAZING and catching the NORTHERN LIGHTS. Enjoying the SUNRISE and SUNSET at the deck/patio is a rememberable EXPERIENCE. The cabin's deck/patio has a WHEELCHAIR ramp beside the entrance and has a FREE PARKING SPACE for up to four cars if parked properly.

At Versalir, you'll experience staying in ICELANDIC NATURE at its finest no matter what the season.

Don‘t buy accommodation, buy experience!

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Ingvar Thor Gylfason (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english

About Ingvar Thor Gylfason

Erlingur & Ingvar started their business in 20th of September 2013 when they bought their first land in Grimsnes, south of Iceland. They used up their savings for the down payment and got a loan to pay the rest. They started planting treas and digging for streams. On 17th of June 2014 they received their first shipment of material for building a cabin. They worked very hard, along side their jobs as engineers in Reykjavik, for 9 months building this cabin.

On 10th of March 2015 the first guests arrived to the cabin. Two couples from India. Since then the cabin has more or less been rented out. We are grateful to be a part of people's vacation and to participate in people experiencing comfort and memories.

Since then they have bought another land, two apartments in Reykjavik and are heading strong into 2017 to add more properties.

Erlingur & Ingvar want their customers to experience the most comfort in their properties. That memories are created that will last a life time. Renting out a property is not just about selling a bed each night, it is about selling people the best vacation experience they have ever lived.

"Don't buy accommodation, buy experience" - Arctic Homes

Ingvar Thor Gylfason purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Ingvar Thor Gylfason chose Iceland

South of Iceland offers great attractions and activites all around the cabin area.

This property is brand new and built by its owners in 2014. Staying in this cagin offers view with beautiful landscape, quiet surroundings and enjoyable atmosphere.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is in the heart of the southern part of Iceland. The unique benefits of the location is that there are so many attractions in the area.

Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveller reviews

Amazing cabin with warm interior, hot tub, fire place, projector & magical views
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
Belmont, CA
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful stunning home with great location. The house itself was absolutely beautiful- well thought out floor plan with creature comforts like a projector for cozy nights, great kitchen for cooking, and thoughtful family friendly necessities for our toddler: high chair, pack and play, and even a stuffed animal to play with. The jacuzzi was great. We had a the opportunity to see the northern lights! Our toddler was in awe. The location is great to the Golden circle but I highly recommend doing things off the beaten path like the secret lagoon, Fontana Laugarvatan (not so off beaten path but great too), hikes to waterfalls and hot springs. As a family, we also enjoyed Selfoss community swimming pool which had geothermal pools and water slides and kid toys. Selfoss is great for grocery shopping - kronan and bonus. We had burgers and fries and ice cream at Efstidalur after Fontana Laugarvatan- a nice treat!

Most of all, we appreciated the warm welcome from Erlingur- our host. Communication with him was great- responsive and had great recommendations. We had a phenomenal time and hope to come back in a couple of years from now. Thanks Erlingur!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Kimberly, thank you for the spectacular review! We are always very glad when the accommodation becomes a part of the vacation experience. If you ever come back to Iceland, drop us a line :)
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5

Clean, modern and welcoming in great location!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we were impressed with the modern and spacious layout of the cabin. It really feels very private and luxurious and provided the perfect base to end our Iceland trip. The hot tub on the deck is wonderful and is a great way to relax after a busy day exploring the area. All the key sights are within a reasonable drive of the property and we even had a rest day in the cabin which was so peaceful and relaxing. All the facilities worked perfectly and we were provided with a very comprehensive information pack before our trip so we could plan our stay. I would certainly recommend this cabin to friends and family and it would be my first choice on any future trip to Iceland.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Horsens, Denmark
4

Beautiful surroundings

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 4 days in this perfect cabin. Placed in the golden circle with spectacular view from the terrace we really enjoyed our stay. The cabin is fully equiped with all modern necessities and we really relaxed after long days of visiting all the attractions.

We higly recommend others to stay here.

Greetings from Denmark

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant relaxing time at the cabin.

Warm, beautiful and inviting.

Very clean

Beautiful view and fairly close to all the main attractions of Iceland.

We'll definitely be back xxx

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing location for our first trip to Iceland!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was amazing, just like home from home. Loved the movie screen in the lounge and of course the hot tub was amazing!! Was so nice and warm in the cabin all the time too, which was great after the cold weather we experienced. Would definately return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful and stunning cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is outstanding in every way: very clean, well equipped, beautifully designed and tastefully decorated. The views surrounding the cabin are amazing and the cabin was like a home away from home. My partner and I had the most amazing time watching films on the projector, relaxing in the hot tub and watching the breath taking northern lights from the porch (THREE TIMES!).

Both hosts, Erlingur and Ingvar were very kind and they have thought of everything any guest would ever need! We even received a text on our second night from Erlingur to alert us of the northern lights! Very thoughtful and caring, we are thankful for their hospitality.

Only tip is that a rental car is needed to reach the cabin but it is well worth it as there are so many landmarks nearby the cabin that you don't want to miss!

If you do book the cabin, I wish you a wonderful break and recommend you visit: Selfoss, Hella, Cave Leidarendi tour, Gulfoss Waterfalls, Gulfoss Geysir, Kerid Crater and Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
115 Kilometres
Keflavík International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Grímsborgir Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Golfcourse near Ljósafoss (waterfall)
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Grímsborgir Restaurant
Nearest Ski
65 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Nearest Beach
140 Kilometres
Blue Lagoon
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in South, Iceland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
A$172
A$1,204
A$5,159
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,146
A$4,801
 
 
Shoulder 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$236
A$1,433
A$6,807
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$301
A$1,863
A$8,025
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest
 
Shoulder 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$236
A$1,433
A$6,807
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,433
A$6,019
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$172

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in South

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 71 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , It is also equipped with toilett paper, soap and towels
  • The bathroom - Toilet, sink and shower. the bathroom is also equipped with toilett paper, soap and towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Living room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleeping sofa which fits two
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Two beds that can be combined into one
    Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed , Two beds that can be combined into one
  • Two bedrooms and a sleeping sofa in the living room. Each bedroom consists of two 90x200cm beds that can be combined into one 180x200cm bed. Each bedroom has a 32 flat screen TV, DVD player, two nighstands, chest of drawers and a coat hanger.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming