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Stykkishólmur is Renowned for its Stunning Beauty

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Iceland, dream holiday house is an old house built in 1902 and is about 150m2, where easily can stay up to 8 persons. The place Stykkishólmur is about 2 hour drive from the city Reykjavik, in the south-west. Close to the highlights of Iceland. Stykkishólmur is renowned for its stunning beauty with the perfect frame of mountains, high and low, highlighting the scenery. The most famous of these mountains is the majestic and mystical Snæfellsnes Glacier, towering at the coastal edge. Fantastic variety of bird life. There is a choice of restaurants. The locality also offers a range of exciting recreational activities, swimming, museums, golf, historic buildings and, last but not least, breath-taking scenery. Enjoy to sit in the hottub after a walk on a glacier, enjoy the 24 hours of daylight in the summertime. The winter is also fantastic, northern lights and stars.Stykkishólmur was named EDEN-quality destination in Europe 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxA-AYcWNgE


Experience the sound of silence!: Words can not conjure up the magical mystery and wonders of Breiðafjörður Bay and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. This area of the mid-west coast of Iceland has captured the imagination of visitors from all over the world and is fast becoming one of the country's 'hottest' places. For nature lovers this is definitely a 'must see' place when in Iceland.
Lush green valleys and rugged lava fields, craters and salmon rivers are the characterizing contrasts of this part of Iceland. When visiting, you will also have the opportunity to learn about two of Iceland's most famous Viking sons: Erik the Red, who discovered Greenland; and his son, Leif the Lucky, who discovered America.

Breiðafjörður Bay is renowned for its stunning beauty, with the perfect frame of mountains, high and low, highlighting the scenery. The most famous of these mountains is the majestic and mystical Snæfellsnes Glacier, towering at the coastal edge of the peninsula. Great bird life.

Sea tours: Seatours is located in the town of Stykkisholmur in West Iceland only just over 2 hours drive from Reykjavik. Our area included the magnificent Snaefellsjokull Glacier, the romantic Hotel Budir, and the Snaefellsjokull National Park. With Ferry Baldur you can also connect to the stunning west fjords with its towering mountains, fjords and white sandy beaches - an odd combination that no one should miss.

Take a look at this link and experience Stykkisholmur, the EDEN-quality destination in Europe 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxA-AYcWNgE

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Property Type

  • House
  • 150 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    can move beds apart and make 2 single...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 child bed

    ground floor seperate bathroom...moreless

  • It is possible to move two beds apart and change to singles. On ground floor there is a bathroom inside the room and it is entered from outside. There are 7 beds and 3 mattresses and 1 child bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The house has a baby bed and high chair. No parties allowed on the house, this is a family home and only rented to family people....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Arrival Day

  • Negotiable

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Additional information about rental rates

An extra fee will be charged for cleaning the cottage, of 150 euro, laundering of bedding and towels.
300 euros is required as a booking deposit
Christmas and Easter are high season as well
Additional information about rental rates

An extra fee will be charged for cleaning the cottage, of 150 euro, laundering of bedding and towels.
300 euros is required as a booking deposit
Christmas and Easter are high season as well

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Location

200 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Keflavik
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Mostri
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Snæfellsjökull
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
The house is by the ocean

Car: Recommended

Experience the sound of silence!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxA-AYcWNgE

Words can not conjure up the magical mystery and wonders of Breiðafjörður Bay and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. This area of the mid-west coast of Iceland has captured the imagination of visitors from all over the world and is fast becoming one of the country's 'hottest' places. For nature lovers this is definitely a 'must see' place when in Iceland.

Lush green valleys and rugged lava fields, craters and salmon rivers are the characterizing contrasts of this part of Iceland. When visiting, you will also have the opportunity to learn about two of Iceland's most famous Viking sons: Erik the Red, who discovered Greenland; and his son, Leif the Lucky, who discovered America.

Breiðafjörður Bay is renowned for its stunning beauty, with the perfect frame of mountains, high and low, highlighting the scenery. The most famous of these mountains is the majestic and mystical Snæfellsnes Glacier, towering at the coast.

Other Activities: www.saeferdir.is

Golf: There is a very nice golf course in Stykkisholmur,

http://www.stykk.is/eythor/gms/index.html

Take a look!!

Ski: Snaefellsjokull is one of the more popular and accessible volcanoes in Iceland, located beside the Atlantic at the western tip of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula northwest of the capital of Reykjavik. With a history of climbing dating back over two centuries, Snaefellsjokull makes an easy ascent and descent on skis throughout the winter and spring, although the summit pinnacle apparently requires some moderate ice climbing. However, the weather in this part of Iceland is typically even stormier than in the rest of the country, since it is exposed directly to the prevailing gales from the west and southwest.

 

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Speaks: english, german, danish

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Photos

  • Entrance.

    Entrance.

  • View from the house

    View from the house

  • Bathroom downstairs.

    Bathroom downstairs.

  • Sunset from the house.

    Sunset from the house.

  • Golf course in Stykkishólmur.

    Golf course in Stykkishólmur.

  • Hot tub.

    Hot tub.

  • Tarrace downstairs.

    Tarrace downstairs.

  • Stykkishólmur harbour.

    Stykkishólmur harbour.

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, danish
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
Email owner

+354 8962295
3548962295

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