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Renovated farmhouse by the ocean, 1 hour drive from KEF airport

Bedrooms 3
Space 91 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Spacious and light 91 m² house, ocean view, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 8 pers.

Þorkelsgerdi II is a 91m² renovated farmhouse located by the ocean in the peaceful and sparsely populated Selvogur. The house is spacious and light, has 3 bedrooms, an open kitchen/dining room, living room and bathroom. The kitchen is well equipped with a big dining table for 8 people or more. Children friendly with indoor and outdoor toys. Big, comfortable sofa in the living room. TV and DVD and a selection of books and games. Ocean view from the windows and 2 min. walk to the beach where seals and birds can be watched. Patio with gas grill, table and 8 chairs. Huge lawn, perfect for outdoor activities such as football, softball, Frisbee and kite flying.

Perfect either for the activity filled family vacation or the romantic getaway!

More Details

Steinunn Gísladóttir
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, german, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Southern Region

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 91 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , Crib available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , Crib available
    Bedroom 3 - 4 single bed , Bunk beds
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • sand pit
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
High chair available on request.


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Renovated farmhouse by the ocean, 1 hour drive from KEF airport
average rating of 4.983871 based on 62 reviews

Great house, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful week here, cannot praise the house and location enough. As others have said it was warm and well equipped with everything we needed. It is in its own large field with direct access to the coast with great sea vistas, with many birds and seals. There were Icelandic Horses in the adjacent field and a highlight was to see the birth of a foal. We choose the location so we could explore the Reykjanes peninsula and south Iceland, it was ideal for the Golden Circle, Vik and on to the Glacial Lagoon, and a trip into Reykjavík. Even found a gluten free cafe HENDUR Í HÖFN in Þorlákshöfn.

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house and Avery helpful host

  • 5 of 5

We lolved the time spent at the house. It was very clean and welcoming with enough room to axomodtae 6 people and more. We lived the homey feeling.

  • Review Submitted: 26/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful little cottage by the sea

  • 5 of 5

I took a wonderful 4 day vacation with my 2 teenagers. The house was in a great location, the view of the ocean was beautiful in the morning, and it was so incredibly peaceful. The house was wonderfully equipped and having Wifi was so helpful and helped save on the cell phone fees as we would save our maps for the next day. The house had cable TV and we even watched one of the Icelandic movies they had available in their library. Steinunn was so great and even gave us the option of checking in early. The only issue we had at all was closing and locking the front door as it would stick. Other than that it was wonderful and we would definitely return to this house on our future trips to this beautiful island!!

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great home with everything we needed. Loved waking up to the view of the ocean, exploring the backyard rock beach & seeing the beautiful sunsets! Great location to get to Reykjavík, Golden Circle and Vik!

  • Review Submitted: 28/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great well equiped home by the sea!

  • 5 of 5

This house was great, it had everything we needed. Was comfortable and warm. The kitchen had absolutely everything you could need. There were even towels for swimming. The location is great, just a really short walk from the coast. With a car you can easily access all the golden circle sites and even further afield. The information sent from the owner was really helpful. A great holiday (despite the weather!).

  • Review Submitted: 07/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little farmhouse by the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

Owner has done a nice job converting this farmhouse into a nice little home for a family. We had plenty of room, the owner was exceptionally responsive.

  • Review Submitted: 30/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Landeyjahöfn (to Westman Islands)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
55 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Car: necessary

Þorkelsgerði II is located in Selvogur in the county Ölfus on the south coast of Iceland. The house is situated on a big lot by the ocean, with birds and seals as neighbors. Nearby is the famous Strandarkirkja, an old church which is believed to have special powers to aid success or good luck, an old lighthouse and a small coffee house that is open in the summertime.

Only 15 min. drive away is the town of Þorlákshöfn, where you´ll find a swimming pool, a golf course, shops, restaurants and medical facilities.

The swimming pool in Þorlákshöfn has indoor and outdoor pools, along with hot tubs and waterslides.

The Þorlákshöfn Golf Course, is one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in Iceland, with spectacular ocean view.

A further 15 min. drive is to the villages of Eyrarbakki og Stokkseyri, which are famous for their seafood restaurants and museums.

The Blue Lagoon is 40 min drive from Selvogur.

The Krýsuvík geothermal area, Seltún, with its amazing solfataras, boiling mud springs, blowing steam vent and astonishing palette of colour is 25 min drive away.

Selvogur is perfectly situated for day trips to Gullfoss, Geysir, Jokulsarlon and other attractions in the south of Iceland.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Southern Region

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$18 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
1 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$18 per night, per additional guest
High Season
24 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
3 Jan 2019 - 17 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
High Season
18 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
23 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$114.23

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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