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Spacious, luxurious house with a lot of natural wood

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 6 beds, 120 m2 living space, hot tub

The house Kaldbakur is situated on the Nollur farm and offers privacy as well as perfect panoramic views. Only first-class natural materials have been used for this spacious house. The 60 m2 living room and kitchen offers an unrestricted view of the fjord. The 6 m2 hot tub is situated under the roof and allows relaxing and enjoying the fantastic views. The designer bathroom has a large shower (4 m2) as well as a tumble dryer and a washing machine. The first bedroom has four beds (1 bunk bed, 1 sleeping sofa), the second bedroom a fantastic king-size bed made of nutwood. All rooms have a view to the fjord.

Thomas Seiz
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, Icelandic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

Why Thomas Seiz chose Akureyri

The house was built to offer larger families or two couples a comfortable stay in Northern Iceland.

What makes this house unique

The house is ideal for Northern light photographers. It has room high windows to the North and the West and there is no ambient light.


Akureyri House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Bitte das Haus nicht mit schmutzigen Schuhen betreten. Please do not enter the house with dirty shoes.
  • Zigarettenstummel bitte sammeln und richtig entsorgen (nicht draussen wegwerfen!) Please collect your cigarette butts and dispose them properly.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 king
    - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed for 2; 1 sofa bed for 2 (140x200cm)
  • The main bedroom is very luxurious. All furniture is made from real wood and partly covered in cowhide
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Ideal location for Northern Lights. Best timeframe October until April. Please note: This is a strictly non-smoking environment.


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Spacious, luxurious house with a lot of natural wood
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews

Amazing house in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Finding the house was easy enough. The location was just amazing. Looking out over the water opposite the mountains. We even got to see the northern lights a few nights and got some

Great footage and photos!

House was immaculate. So so clean which is great for me as I’m a cleaner! Beds were comfy and the shower was super powerful. It just all felt luxurious and lovely it was a great 3 nights before we headed south! We certainly missed it for the rest of the week!

Town was a mere 20 minutes away. Weather was quite extreme but we loved it! Got blizzards and snow!

Oh I nearly forgot the hot tub! Lovelyyyy. Only downside is you got to get in early to start filling it up.

Only thing I would say was missing was tea coffee and sugar and little essentials like that. We did a food shop but was hard to gauge what might be available.

Oil was another thing, as needed it for most cooking so was a little stuck. The mugs were a little on the small side but we just had two!

Overall best place I’ve stayed ever I think!!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Fjord views by day...Northern lights at night!!

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay at Nollur Farm was amazing! The property affords amazing views from every room.

Looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows, we felt that we were aboard a stationary cruise ship!

We watched the sheep & the tidal changes during the day & the gorgeous Northern lights every night!

Also, highly recommend whale watching nearby! Amazing!

We hope to return again one day soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved, loved, loved this house!! In fact, we may have moved in permanently! Don't look in the cabinets!

The setting is spectacular. You can watch the northern lights from bed. Although there are tons of windows, you have complete privacy.

Do not stay here if you like peace and quiet. The only sound was the baaing of sheep or the honking of geese. Although there were other guests staying on the grounds, we heard no one.

The pictures do not do this property justice. It is beautiful and meticulously maintained.

We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nothing short of spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot imagine a more peaceful, beautiful place to stay in the Akureyri area. We had everything we needed and more - a well stocked home with an impossibly gorgeous bay view. This is part of a working farm, so one can visit the sheep nursing their kids in the barn. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat, and I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Northern Iceland! The photos don't even do it justice.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home on the fjord!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent the past 4 days at this lovely fjord side home! We felt at home the minute we stepped inside the house. This newly built vacation home has all the amenities that one expects. The view is so amazing that it was difficult for us to leave the house. The beds are amazingly comfy ... The hot tub is unique and fabulous and the view of the northern lights on our first night was an added surprise that we were hoping would happen. The house is very roomy ... And the kichen had everything we needed. You will need to purchase spices and.sugar - no problem :-) we can't say enough about how wonderful it was. Highly recommend! Thank you for everything! M & M

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We decided to split our trip to Iceland up in 3 - and this was our second place after 3 nights in Reykjavík. Arrival arrangements went really well. We stopped in the local 'Bonus' supermarket and called to say we would be roughly 30 minutes away and a time was agreed. Upon arrival to the house - which was found very easily, we were very happy.

The house is large, well designed and comfortably slept all 6 of us. The design and finish through the property is exceptional and all our children loved the hot tub whilst overlooking the sea and the Northern lights shining above.

I would happily recommend this as a great location to stay as Akureyri as its not far and is also a great hub to use for the North/ North East with some exceptional places to visit nearby - Myvatan etc

We would look forward to visiting this place again sometime soon as there is so much to see and do up this part of Iceland :)

Many thanks

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
300 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Grenivik, Akureyri
Nearest Restaurant
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
11 Kilometres
Kaldbakur, Akuryri, Dalvik
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
in front of the house
Car: necessary

Unique panoramic surroundings with full view from Akureyri to the open sea.

30 kilometers to Akureyri (airport, shopping mall, hot springs, hospital, museum, concerts) and 8 kilometers to Grenivik (shop, gas station, museum, golf course, horse farm)

Horseback riding: Near the house there is the horse farm 'Polarhestar' with more than 100 horses. You can rent them for a few hours or take part in a longer ride in the nearby valleys.

Golf: There is a small 9-holes golf course in Grenivik 8 kilometers to the north.

Skiing: In winter, rides to the nearby Kaldbakkur with a big snowmobile are available. In Akureyri there is a classical skiing area with lifts and illuminated slopes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $195.77
Bed linen, towels $ 6.12 per person per night

Vorheizen, Instruktion und Reinigung (obligatorisch) 160 Euro pauschal / Preheating, instruction and cleaning fee (mandatory) 160 Euro
Bitte beachten Sie, dass dies eine strikte Nichtraucherunterkunft ist. / Please note that this a strict non smoking property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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