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Great Location - Luxury Cottage – Unique Surroundings - Glacier – National Park - Kjarvalströð 14

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The Cottage in The Dancing Northern Lights


Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Reykjavik cottage description

Kjarvalströð is a new luxury 'old style' privately owned cottages located in the spectacular and unique surroundings of Snaefellsnes on the west coast. Approx. two hour drive from Reykjavik. The National Park is only 5 min away. Enjoy the magnificent views of the glacier Snaefellsjökull, the surrounding mountains, and over the bay Faxaflói. The cottage is one of few cottages designed as Icelandic houses from 1920's. There are plenty of things to do and see in the area such as: beautiful hiking, whale watching, sailing around the many islands, historical places, bird watching, skiing and sightseeing on the glacier.
If you are looking for a quiet area to relax, or want to explore the unspoiled nature and many wonderful activities in the area, these Cottages are the perfect place!
Please visit our homepage for more pictures and info, and here you can find a great pictures from the area taken by our guests Ursula and Robert. They were so kind to allow us to put this link to the album.
Please also take a look at the new cottages opening this summer, Kjarvalströð 8 and Kjarvalströð 12.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 97 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Two separated bedrooms. Well isolated so very little sound travels between rooms for good privacy and good night sleep. In the living room is a sleeping sofa that can be changed to large double bed. In the TV corner is a sofa that can also be changed in to double bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • MP3 Dock
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys
          • VCR
          • Video Library:

            Good collection of DVD´s and a hard disk....moreless


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Luxury
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Bay/Sound
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Volcano
          • Waterfalls

          Leisure Activities

          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Swimming


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Activities Guide
          • Basic Soaps
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Local Maps
          • Parking
          • Security System
          • Sofa Bed
          • Thermos Bottle
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster


          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Binoculars
          • Deck / Patio
          • Gated Community
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Small Cooler
          • Terrace
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water
          • Wood Deck

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            Swimming pools in Olafsvik, Grundarfjordur, Stykkisholmur & Lysuholl...moreless

          Property Descriptor

              • Detached


              Write a review 5
              from 24 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              €98 €98
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              High Season
              Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              4 night min stay
              Low Season
              Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • No additional mandatory fees
              • Taxes Not included


              Cottage is available at 16:00 hours the first renting day and departure shall be no later than 13:00 hours on departure day.

              Cottage must be fully cleaned and ready before departure. If not cleaned properly an extra fee of 160€ will be added to the account of renter.

              The cottage is equipped with first class digital washing machine and a dryer

              Easter, Christmas and new year is High season period.

              1/3 of the rental fee is required as a booking deposit.

              Cleaning is done by renter.

              Bedding (linen) and towels per person per stay 15€ / not optional.

              Free Wireless Internet. - Not for heavy downloading or streaming!

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              Last updated: 12/19/2014
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              500 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              40 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              500 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Necessary

              The mystical Snæfellsjokull Glacier meets the sky at the tip of Snæfellsnes Peninsula, rising above other mountains to the height of 1446 meters. The Glacier and the area round it offer opportunities for hiking, bird watching, exploring diverse lava fields, craters and beautiful beaches. The Park’s Visitor Centre is at Hellnar and is open daily over the summer time.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: We are family that just love this place and its spectacular and unique nature.

              Why the Owner Chose Reykjavik:
              This cottage is located on the border of the National Park in Saefellsnes just under the famous Glacier Snaefellsjökull that is believed to be one of the seven energy fields of the earth that attracts thousands of people every year. The view from the cottage is straight up to the Glacier to the North and to the Sea from the South. It’s the best location to explore the Peninsula and be filled up by the energy from the Glacier.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • The Cottage in The Dancing Northern Lights

                The Cottage in The Dancing Northern Lights

              • Dining room. Expandable table

                Dining room. Expandable table

              • Bathroom with heated floor

                Bathroom with heated floor

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • The famous Icelandic Ponys

                The famous Icelandic Ponys

              • Glacier skiing - Hellnar just below

                Glacier skiing - Hellnar just below

              • Kajaking


              • The cottage

                The cottage

              • Just nice

                Just nice

              • Brand new 3 bedroom house.  Great view to the Glacier. More picture upon request

                Brand new 3 bedroom house. Great view to the Glacier. More picture upon request

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • Lighthouse nearby

                Lighthouse nearby

              • Second bedroom

                Second bedroom

              • Cliffs along the shore

                Cliffs along the shore

              • Diving in the crystal clear Silfra

                Diving in the crystal clear Silfra

              • Spectacular landscape

                Spectacular landscape

              • Sand beach - The Glacier in the background

                Sand beach - The Glacier in the background

              • Sunset at the shore

                Sunset at the shore

              • Whale. Snaefellsjokull Glacier in the background

                Whale. Snaefellsjokull Glacier in the background

              • The Cottage on a autumn evening

                The Cottage on a autumn evening

              • The brand new one bedroom cottage.  More pictures upon request.

                The brand new one bedroom cottage. More pictures upon request.

              €98 - €138 per night (EUR)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
              Dates are unavailable
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              Speaks: english
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