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Beautiful Luxury Cottage in South Iceland in a perfect locations

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Space 150 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

The cottage is 150 m2, accommodation 12 per. 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

The cottage is amazing and one of the most impressive host facility in the country side in Iceland. It is in a beautiful spot and very well situated cottage with graet view, located near many interesting sites for example mount Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull which you can see out of the window in the house. Vatnajökull glacier, Þórsmörk, Gullfoss, Geysir and Vestman Island.

Approx. one hour drive from Reykjavik

House is very close to Hella 5 minutes away after you drive through Hella.

The country house is 150 m2 with an outside hot tub for 8 to 10 people.

The cottage can accommodate 12 persons. 2 master bedrooms queen size bed and 4 bedrooms with two single beds.

The kitchen includes all required equipment, refrigerator, kitchen stove with oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, coffee machines, mixer and toaster. Kitchenware is for total over 20 persons.

There are 2 bathrooms, with shower.

Spectacular view of the landscape from the cottage.

• The cottage is located in the so called Golden circle area.

• An 18 hole golf course is just 5 minutes drive away.

• Many fishing rivers are nearby.

• The cottage and the surrounding area is very family friendly.

• The cottage is approx. one hours drive from Reykjavik.

The cottage is ideal for both summer and winter vacation. Summer time for 24 hour daylight and winter time for Northern Lights.

The atmosphere is very peaceful and you are in touch with nature and the surrounding landscape. From the living room you can see Mount Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull.

It is very relaxing to come our house after a long strong day and and relax go in to the hot tub and in the winter time if you are lucky you can see the Northern Lights dancing over the house and in the summer enjoy the brightness and nature.

In the winter it is nothing that beats lying in the hot tub watching the stars and if you are lucky you can see the Northern Lights.

In the winter it is nothing that beats lying in the hot tub watching the stars and if you are lucky you can see the Northern Lights.

In the winter it is nothing that beats lying in the hot tub watching the stars and if you are lucky you can see the Northern Lights.

This is a perfect house for a large family or friends to stay in.

Video clip from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano as seen on youtube.

More Details

Property Manager
Soffia Arnardottir
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

The atmosphere is very peaceful and you are in touch with nature and the surrounding landscape. From the living room you can see Mount Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull.

It is very relaxing to come our house after a long strong day and and relax go in to the hot tub and in the winter time if you are lucky you can see the Northern Lights dancing over the house and in the summer enjoy the brightness and nature.

This is a perfect house for a large family or friends to stay in.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Southern Region

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed
  • The price for linens towels large and small, table cloth and dishtowels is USD 18,- per person. For the final cleaned after your stay is USD 180,-
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • wooden decking
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beautiful Luxury Cottage in South Iceland in a perfect locations
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
York
5

wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 12 staying for a week - 6 kids and 6 adults. The house was great - location was easy to use as a central base for exploring the southern coast area of Iceland. The facilities were what was listed. Soffia was nothing but responsive with requests, information and even having an electrician out for a broken breaker mid week in the evening while we were there!

I would absolutely recommend this place to have a great stay in a wonderful area.

  • Review Submitted: 26/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Eric, thank you so much for the review. Best, Soffía
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Saint Cloud, Florida
5

Beautiful location with lots of room for a group or family!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was relatively easy to find, lovely, and well-equipped. There were ten adults in our party and the space accommodated us nicely. The owners were friendly and helpful during our planning phase and continued their hospitality upon our arrival. We got snowed in by a blizzard and contacted the owners who were able to get the driveway cleared out so we could get our cars out of the driveway and make it to the airport in time for our flight. The cabin was well-equipped with everything we needed; the only luxury we missed was a clothes dryer. With so much snow during our visit, we had lots of wet clothes by the end of each day. With a blizzard outside and ten people in the cabin, there was no space to put the provided drying rack and nowhere else to hang clothes that wasn’t a dangerous obstacle. Everything else was nicely appointed and we were able to save some money by cooking most of our meals in the equipped kitchen which was very helpful. I would definitely recommend this cabin overall!

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing cottage with amazing views..... take me back!!!

  • 5 of 5

The photos definitely do not do this place justice..... it was incredible to watch the view as the sun was coming up over the mountains. We had been to Iceland before but we took 9 friends with us who hadn’t and needless to say they were definitely impressed with the cottage. The location was perfect. We were able to do so much in the 5 days we were there.... the golden circle, Kerid crater, Reykjavík, Blue lagoon, Seljandafoss, Skogafoss, Vik and the black sand beach. It was perfect after a long day exploring to come back to the warm cosy cottage and relax.

We had a few minor problems with the hot tub which Soffia and her husband were really helpful with. They responded so quickly and actually it turned out it was us not understanding properly. We have stayed in other cottages in Iceland where we have had hot tubs and whilst they have been lovely and warm initially, due to the cold air temperature they normally cool down quite quickly. The one in this cottage was actually fantastic as it had a continuous hot feed. Which was why initially we thought there was a problem as it was scorching hot and we were unable to get in. All you do is use the cold feed (from the hose pipe) until you get it to the correct temperature and then get in. If it got too hot again whilst we were in it we just put the cold on again to cool it down. This all meant we were able to spend the whole evening in the tub watching the incredible northern lights. The hot tub was big enough for all 11 of us to fit in which was great. The house was perfect and the beds comfy. The kitchen had everything you need. The only thing I could possibly suggest to improve is a more detailed welcome folder showing how to use the appliances in the cottage as it took us a little while to figure out the oven and surround sound. But this isn’t really a criticism as the cottage really was amazing and Soffia was extremely friendly and helpful. We would love to come back again one day.

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you enjoyed your self in the house and in Iceland. You are always welcome. Thank you so much for the review. I wish you a Merry Christmas. Many thanks, Soffía
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5

Just brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

10 of us visited at the beginning of November for the 40th birthday of a friend. The house is even better in reality than the photographs suggest. Furnished and equipped to the highest standard in every aspect.

We especially enjoyed the large communal lounge, dining and kitchen area.

Soffia was very pleasant to deal with and keen to offer any help with planning or questions we had.

The location is incredible; fantastic views and very serene. We saw the Northern Lights on one evening which truly capped a wonderful stay.

If this property suits the size of your party then book it without reservation; you will not regret it for a moment!

  • Review Submitted: 16/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much I am glad that you all enjoyed your self. Many thanks, Soffía
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5

Perfect for large groups

  • 5 of 5

I was traveling with extended family in a group of 9 adults and worried about finding a house large enough for all of us. I should not have been worried; Soffia's house in Hella was absolutely perfect! It is spacious enough for large groups. We could have had several more in our group and still been comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: 13/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you fro your review, I am glad that you were comfortable in the house.
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5

Amazing views, wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with a large group of extended family and kids and we loved the house. Convenient to lots of sights in south Iceland but also comfortable enough to take the day off and relax in. Laundry was a huge plus as was the incredibly well stocked kitchen. The view from the deck was outstanding. The grocery store in Hella was easy to get to and had most everything you could need.

  • Review Submitted: 21/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your excellent review
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Map

Golf 5 minutes drive away. Njaluslodir ca. 10 minutes drive away.

Many fishing rivers nearby and horse rentals.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$578.79

Arrival after 4 pm, departure before noon, unless agreed otherwise. (We are flexible when there are no guests before or after you.)

If you would like the service of cleaning at the end of your stay we charge 180 USD. Please state this clearly when you book, thank you. No other costs.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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