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House By The Ocean / Beach

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms,1 Bathroom, 5 Sleeps, Mountain and ocean views

A house by the ocean with sweeping views of the sea and to the mountains. It's about 30-35 minutes drive from Reykjavík, in a quiet, secluded and peaceful location only 50meters from the sea. Yet so close to the capital area.

Three bedrooms;

two double beds: one double size/one king size

and one single bed. Linen included.

Fully equipped kitchen, a great dining area / living room, with spectacular view.

A nice bathroom with tub and shower.

There is a high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Outside the kitchen there is a cosy terrace where you can drink your morning coffee and enjoy the dawn.

Extremely wide birdlife; moorland birds, seabirds, ducks, geese, ravens, ptarmigan and occasionally you can see eagles and owls. In wintertime, in the right weather condition, you might see the northern lights dancing in the sky above the house.

In the surrounding area there is i.e. the waterfall Glymur (the highest waterfall of Iceland 196 m) Þingvellir National Park, horse rental, swimming pool and good opportunities for various hiking tours. There is quick accessibility to main roads and this is superb location for 'The golden circle' and more day trips to the south and west of Iceland.

More Details

Owner
Jóna
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Jóna

I am an artist, mother of two sons and a grandmother. I live in the house in Hvalfjörður and I also have my studio there.

I spend a lot of time in the capital area and I love the contrast between the city life and living in Hvalfjörður in all of it´s glory.

What fascinates me about this type of accommodation is that people get opportunity to stay in an icelandic home and get different experience for the country and its residents. The house is not always available for renting but when you stay, you have the whole house to yourself.

Why Jóna chose Iceland

The house is in a quiet, secluded and peaceful location only 50meters from the sea with ever changing stunning view. It's close to the capital area with quick accessibility to main roads. It's a superb location for 'The golden circle' and more day trips to the south and west of Iceland.

Amenities

Capital Region House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • A nice bathroom with tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Three bedrooms; one bed double size/one bed king size and one single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

House By The Ocean / Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
Killingworth, CT, USA
5

Absolutely wonderful in every way

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting homes all over the world for almost thirty years, and Jona's house is one of our very favorites. The house is beautifully decorated, well-designed, and fully equipped. Sitting on the edge of a beautiful fjord this house is a perfect place to relax as well as to be used as a base to explore the amazing places in West Iceland. It is a little bit far outside of Reykjavik (35-40 minutes) to make lots of trips into the city, but it is certainly doable. And Jona herself is wonderful: she was incredibly easy to work with at all times. She was flexible, helpful, welcoming, informative--just a delight.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

Beautiful location and the house is very comfortable. We'd certainly come back.

  • 5 of 5

Jona was very helpful. She not only took the time to explain how things worked in the house but also suggested some places we could visit in the area. The whole experience was fantastic.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very beautiful with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely. It's in a perfect location, and it reasonably close to explore a lot of what Iceland has to offer. It's close enough to major areas that it's not a hardship driving anywhere but not too far away that you feel cut off.

Beautiful views and an amazing place to use as a base for your holiday.

Jóna is also incredibly helpful with reccomending places to go and see that aren't on the standard travel guides. Very enjoyable experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Most beautiful place on earth

  • 5 of 5

Let me begin by saying that Jóna is such a kind and thoughtful person. She really goes above and beyond as a host! My husband and I arrived on Easter Sunday when most of the stores in Iceland were closed for the holiday, and Jóna picked up groceries for us so we would have something to eat. We kept in contact during our stay and she was sure to alert us to treacherous weather and also when the Northern Lights might be visible. The property itself was fairly easy to find and had everything any traveler might need. It is stunning - tastefully decorated and very clean with the most gorgeous views. It was the perfect place to spend our wedding week. We had the most wonderful time! I have already recommended Jóna and her home to many friends who are anxious to book. We are hoping to return for a future anniversary. Thank you so much, Jóna!! We miss it already.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house near the Fjord. It felt like home the minute we passed the door.

  • 5 of 5

Jona did welcome us warmly and gave us tons of very valuable practical advice to make the most of our stay. The house is just amazing, it has all the comfort you want and an amazing view you can't get enough of. The bedrooms are very well equipped, very good beds. We slept like babies. The kitchen had every item you can think of and Jona kindly helped with the few things (oil and vinegar) we forgot to buy at the supermarket. We loved spending time in her beautiful house and discovering the surroundings. There are fantastic walks along the fjord and natural swimming pools just a few km from the house. We definitely recommend Jona's house - it was just perfect for us (family of 2 adults and 2 children).

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Most stunning

  • 5 of 5

All you can wish for. Wonderful host, absoletly gorgeous house with killer view. One of the best places we have ever been

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Reykjavík Airport
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Hvalfjörður
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Capital Region House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sumar 2017
May 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$229
$1,473
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $49 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$229
$1,473
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $49 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $106.77

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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