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New Luxury Villa Close To Golden Circle, Panorama View, River Side

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

New luxury Villa close to Golden Circle, panorama view, river side.

Berg-house is a new modern luxury house in south Iceland. It has a panorama view, with a stream running through the land. It is perfectly located, close to the golden circle. The house has four bedrooms, each with a king size bed and an extra bed in two of them. There are two large bathrooms, a big kitchen area and a spacious living room. Outdoor is a big playground, with a trampoline, football goal, 200 m2 terrace with a hot tub for 10 persons, a large grill (gas) and garden furnitures.


Property Manager
Bergur Hauksson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

Amenities

Selfoss House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The house has two bathrooms with wc and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Bedroom 3 has one king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , Bedroom 2 has one king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom 4 has one king bed and one single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bedroom one has one king size bed and one single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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New Luxury Villa Close To Golden Circle, Panorama View, River Side
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
Conshohocken, PA
5

Awesome Place in the perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Spent the week at this amazing house with my family and friends. The place is perfect for a group with lots of room. Everything was very nice and clean inside very modern looking. The location of the house is great if you want to do the Golden circle and lots of other attractions close to the house and its only about 1hr from the city. The hot tub was a huge hit, there's also a little soccer field, but we couldn't find a soccer ball oh well. Highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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5

Really lovely Villa and a Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place. The Villa is lovely and I think the beds are about the most comfortable we have ever slept in. The location is really well placed for seeing a lot of the waterfalls and glaciers, volcano craters and geysers in the south of Iceland. I can only say that Iceland is very wild, rugged and beautiful. Seeing the Norrhern Lights from the hot tub on our second night was a breathtaking experience. A really wonderful holiday. Thank you so much

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Alvin, Tx.
5

Comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

This home was a great central base for all our explorations around Iceland. We shared the house with another couple and we both felt we had privacy but also lots of room to cook and spend time together in the central common area. We were able to see the aurora borealis from the yard and enjoyed the hot tub.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Fantastic home in a beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The house is fully equipped with everything you need. The location is secluded but close to everything. Easy access to the Golden circle. Bergur was easily available when we had questions- Very friendly and helpful. We saw the auroras right from the backyard! Which were amazing! Be sure to turn all the lights off. Such a lovely place. We would go back and stay here in a minute! Actually.... I wish I was there right now.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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5

Stunning views from the picture windows!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a week in this house. We were 2 couples so had plenty of room with a bedroom and bathroom 'wing' each. Beds are really comfy - haven't slept so deeply in ages! The central hub is large and well laid out - a kitchen, dining and living area. The view from the picture windows is stunning and constantly changing with the light and weather. Whilst it's located in what seems to be an enclave of holiday homes - there is plenty of space between properties and in February most were empty. The house is warm and cosy with underfloor heating and a traditional hot tub (it's not a 'jacuzzi' style) was toasty at 41 degrees - even in the snow! Location is great for easy access to the Golden Circle highlights (Gullfoss, Guyser, Thingvellir, Kerid volcano) It's approx an hours drive from Reykjavik town, add an extra 40 minutes to Keflavik international airport. A 4x4 is essential in winter as are studded tyres. It's also a 1.5 hour drive to Vik, in good weather, passing Skogafoss etc waterfalls. Selfoss is about 10 - 15 minutes away with plenty of shops, supermarkets, Vinbudin (Government run off-licence) and eateries. (If you do want alcohol stock up in duty free - it's expensive - but we had to try some Brennivin - aka 'Black Death') Most of the above sights don't have entry charges and parking costs a small fee - usually 300 to 400 ISK.

Iceland is a truly stunning country - you won't be disappointed! The Icelanders are very friendly and helpful. The weather is constantly changing and it's REALLY windy - so take plenty of layers and be prepared to change plans according to the weather. In winter - you need to be a confident driver - the combination of wind and snow can be challenging. We had to wait for the snowplough to clear the road to the house on arrival - but it was all part of the fun and the Icelandic experience. We are already making plans to come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Yucaipa, California
4

The property was beautiful and well kept up.

  • 4 of 5

We happen to be there the first week of February and it snowed everyday. Our main purpose for going to Iceland was to see the Northern Lights and due to the snow, we were never able to see them. Berger the owner was quick to respond when we got snowed in and sent a snow plow to dig us out, which happen on several occasions. We just happen to pick a bad time as far as the weather goes, but we can't hold that against anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Dyrhólaey
Nesjavellir
Nesjavallavirkjun
Rauda Kaffihusid Cafe & Bistro
Hafid Blaa
Selfoss
Vik
Reynisfjara
Beware of the waves they can be very dangerous
Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park
Hveragerdi
20 minutes walk from Hveragerði is a hot river.
Gullfoss
Geysir
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Skaftafell
Grimsborgir Restaurant
Kerid Crater
Eldsto Art Cafe and Bistro
Fridheimar Farm
Thorbergur Centre Restaurant
Gullfoss Kaffi
Selfoss
Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Keflavík
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Ondverdanes and Kidjaberg
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Grímsborgir
Car: necessary

The house is located only 50 minutes drive from Reykjavik in a quiet area, with a small river few meters from the house and a panorama view. The house is close to the golden circle, Gullfoss, Geysir and the national park Tingvellir. 5 minutes from the house is a outdoor public swimming pool ( at Minni Borg) with jacuzzi and water slites and two good 18 holes golf courses. There is also a good nine hole golf course which you can play for free. ON the way to Minni Borg swimming pool you pass Kerid, a volcanic crater with lake in the Bottom. The closest village Selfoss is approx. 15 min. driving with all service needed. Eyjafjallajökull is one hour by car.

Berg house is close to Thingvellir, one of the most beautiful place in Iceland. In 2004 Thingvellir was officially added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Thingvellir is not only a natural shrine of outstanding natural beauty, but also a place with a history. Althingi (Parliament) was founded in Thingvellir in 930 and continued to assemble every summer until 1798. Althingi was to regulate common affairs of the country, pass common laws, and arbitrate the disputes between the local areas and decide judicially regarding killings and lawlessness. Prior to the formation of this Althingi each area of the country had its own local thing (governing general assembly) headed by the local godi, the chieftain.

For 868 years every summer, chieftains, farmers who owned land and ordinary men and women from all parts of Iceland left their homes and villages and headed towards Thingvellir for the annual fortnight long meeting which would start on the first Thursday in the eleventh week of each summer. For people coming from the east part of Iceland, the trip on horseback could take up to 17 days.

At Logrétta (Law Council) the Godar, the all powerful local chieftains and bishops gathered to debate and pass new laws and amend old ones. Then the Law-Speaker (lögsögumaður), the president of Lögrétta would stand on a nearby tall cliff, the Law Rock (Lögberg) in Almannagjá and recite the laws from memory. The high lava flank of the fissure behind him gave good accoustics which gave resonace to his voice. His words were recited by other speakers standing on farther cliffs to reach the entire audience.

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $299 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Min. stay 7 nights

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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