Cosy Cottage with Large Wooden Deck and Mountain Views. Great Location(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Charming 2 bedroom cottage. Secluded location yet only 40 min from Reykjavík
This cottage was built by our family and is renovated to a high standard, ensuring excellent levels of comfort for our guests. You will find this beautiful cottage both spacious and comfortable.
The cottage has two bedrooms. 1 provides sleeping accommodation for 2 people, the other for 3. There is a wardrobe in each bedroom and every bed is brand new and of high quality. The bathroom has a nice shower. The kitchen and the living room are open plan, giving the cottage a bright and spacious feel. All common kitchen utensils are in the kitchen including a fridge, freezer, toaster and coffee maker for the convenience of our guests. In the living room there is a sofa, a TV and a beautiful old fashioned wood stove. The windows are large, allowing plenty of natural light to saturate the living space. These gorgeous windows provide a spectacular view as they are overlooking a lake, fjord and a circle of mountains.
The wooden deck outside the cottage is large so you can catch the sun all day and also enjoy the midnight sun in the summertime. Garden furniture is provided, six garden chairs and a table, also sofas and a little sofatable. We also have an outdoor gas grill our guests can use.
In a little shed next to the cottage there is a washing machine and during the summertime, guests can use it, laundry soap is provided.
The cottage is located on the edge of a little hill, overlooking lake Eiðisvatn, fjord Hvalfjörður and the spectacular mountains surrounding the fjord. A charming little garden surrounds the cottage and at the back of the house you will find a grove, consisting mainly of Icelandic birch trees.
Our daughter-in-law keeps her Icelandic horses just a short walk from the cottage and in the spring time you can see little foals with their mothers.
Although the view is wonderful, you can’t help but notice an aluminium plant a few kilometres away. This has never bothered us and we just love spending time in the cottage and the surrounding area. In fact, we like this place so much that we decided to build our own house next to the cottage. This means we are always on hand to help you should you need us!
Member since: 2012
- 52 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Paper Towels
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
In the summertime there is a washing machine in a little shed next to the cottage. But due to cold weather in the wintertime guests are welcome to use a washing machine in our house, few meters away....moreless
- Wood Stove:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- No additional mandatory fees
Bed linen and towels are included.
Final cleaning is optional at 50 GBP.
VAT and tips are included in the above prices.
To reserve the property, guests are required to pay 1/3 of the total amount. Owner will give further information.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Our cottage is ideally located for active people who want to enjoy the comfort of staying in one place, while being able to see various places of beautiful Icelandic nature, as well as being close to the city's culture.
Easy to take day trips to various locations both in West and South Iceland.
It is a 50 min. drive to Þingvellir. Geysir and Gullfoss are 90 min. away, The Blue Lagoon is 70 min. drive and Snæfellsjökull glacier is 90 min. away. A day trip around Snæfellsnes-peninsula is really worth while and paying a visit to the little town Stykkishólmur is always a favourite.
The town Borgarnes is only 15 min away and the town Akranes is only 10 min away. There you will find all necessary services: Medical service, Supermarkets, Gas stations, Restaurants, Banks, Pharmacy, Liquor store, Museum, Golf Course, etc.There are many public pools with hot tubs in the area. Try the ones in Akranes and Borgarnes! Ideal to visit after a busy day of activity in this beautiful area.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: Our names are Adda and Sigurjón. We are from a little town called Akranes, not far away from the cottage. The land our cottage is build on has belonged to Sigurjón's family for generations so we have always had strong ties towards this beautiful place.
Why the Owner Chose Capital Region, Iceland:
Sigurjón's Aunt and her husband build a little shed where the cottage is now and started to plant trees all around it. The trees are now tall and pretty, giving precious shelter from winds. As the time passed, previous owners were unable to visit their little piece of land, and in 1986, they passed it on to us, as we were looking for a place to build a little summerhouse for our family. Right away we started building an extension to the shed and through the years we have extended and improved our cottage. But still you can see a part of the original little shed in the living room and kitchen area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our cottage is ideally located for active people who want to enjoy the comfort of staying in one place, while being able to see various places of beautiful Icelandic nature, as well as being close to the city's culture. Only one and a half kilometer away form highway 1, countless spectacular places can be visited.
Our beautiful little cottage
View overlooking Mt. Akrafjall
Our daughter-in-law horses and lake Eiðisvatn
Our house, only few meters away from the cottage
The kitchen, dining area and living room are adjoined in one open space
The living room
The larger bedroom
The smaller bedroom
The birch grove
Mt Skarðsheiði and the area around the cottage
Guests can relax outside in these sofas
A snowy view from the deck
Living room Window and the Deck
Lake Eiðisvatn and the Aluminium plant
The Deck is large
The Cottage, on the top of a little but steep hill
The dining area
The larger bedroom
Walking towards lake Eiðisvatn
Lake Eiðisvatn seen from the cottage
A beautiful autumn day
The cottage, in the winter time, after a night of snow
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