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Central Reykjavik luxury flat for upto 6 people.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,295 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House in a short walking distance to Reykjavik´s restaurants, sights & shops

Luxury carachter townhouse in a quiet residential area just 5 minutes walk to Reykjavik center with a garden and off street parking. Walking distance to all the best restaurants and bars in Reykjavik, local grocery shop and an indoor swimming pool.

Space

Wireless Internet - works in all rooms. The router is located in the living room - network and access code are listed on the side of the router. From the entrance hall there is a door leading to a space for hanging outdoor clothing and shoes. The kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped including a mixer, microwave and toaster. Bedroom 1 has has a queen sized double bed and a good wardrobe. Space to store luggage. Small balcony facing the garden. Bedroom 2 has a king sized double bed, a small desk to and space to store luggage. Bedroom 3 has a bunk-bed (90cm x 200cm). The Bathroom is fully tiled, it has a double sink with a large mirror and shaver power-point. The bathroom has a large comfy shower unit. There is a hairdrier stored in the large under-sink storage unit. John Lewis towels, Molton Brown handwash and lotion. The living-room is open plan with a Chesterfield sofa and two comfy chairs. From the living-room there is a double door leading to the garden. The dining area is open plan with the lounge and kitchen the dining table can easily seat 8 people. Downstairs there is a washroom equipped with a washingmachine / tuble-dryer unit. There is space for hanging washing and an extra storage space for luggage. There is off-street parking for one car (in front of the garage) and plenty of free parking on the street next to the house. We would like to welcome you to our holiday home in Iceland. We can arrange for our local caretaker can meet you and assist further should you need something specific.

Guest access

Access to the house is through the main front door. The house main floor has a well equipped kitchen, dining area for about 8 people and lounge with a double door access to the garden. The main floor is all in an open plan space. A winding staircase lit by a large stain glass window takes you to the upper floor which has three bedrooms and a bathroom. There is access through the hallway on the main floor leading down stairs to the wash room in case you have some washing to do (this is shared with our ground floor flat).

Guest interaction

Depending on your arrival time, our caretaker will meet you at the property, hand over keys and show you around. For arrivals later in the evening, during night time or early morning, keys will be accessed through a security box with an access code at the property. I will be in touch with you at all times to make arrangements for arrival and departure. Should you need any advise on you stay in Iceland you are of course welcome to get in touch and I'll do my best to help.

Neighbourhood overview

A newly, totally refurbished townhouse (Funkis architecture) with off street parking houses in Reykjavik, located in a quiet residential area, yet less than 5 minutes walk from the main shopping street in Reykjavik with numerous restaurants, bars and shops. Reykavik's main museums, galleries and harbour (in case you want to go whale watching) are all within 10-15 minutes walk. Our favourite seafood restaurant, Lækjabrekka is only about 15 minutes strole down the main shopping street. There is 10 minutes walk down to the seafront, 15-20 min walk to Öskjuhlíð where you can see all over Reykjavik and further. The flat is less than 5 minutes walk from the local grocery shop (open 24 hours), pharmacy and the central city-bus station. The house is about 3 minutes walk to an indoor swimming pool (Sundhöllin). There is 3 minutes walk to one of Reykjavik´s central parks with play areas for children and the park houses, a great café and one of Reykjavik´s main art museums (Kjarvalstaðir). The landmark Church (shown on many posters for Reykjavik), Hallgrímskirkja, the tallest building in Reykjavik is less than 5 minutes walk from the house and can be easily seen from the house.

Getting around

The Central Bus station (BSI) in Reykjavik serving transport to Keflavik Airport is a 10 minutes walk from the house. Taking the Flybus+option at Keflavik Airport you can ask for a drop off at Reykjavik Hostel Village which is less than a 1 minute walk to our house. The main feature of the location is that you can walk to majority of Reykjavik´s sights, cafés , restaurants, museums and shopping within 5 to 10 minutes. The Central Reykjavik City-Bus Station at "Hlemmur" is less than 5 minutes walk. The City-Buses take you out and about Reykjavik City and Greater Reykjavik.

Other things to note

Please be respectful of our neighbors in the next door house and avoid making noise or playing loud music, especially after 11pm and before 9am.

More Details

Owner
Ulli Jonsson
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, danish, Icelandic
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Ulli Jonsson

We are the Jonsson family and have lived in London for nearly 25 years. We work from London but have a business in Iceland as well and therefore come regularly to Reykjavik for work and meeting up with friends and family.

Why Ulli Jonsson chose Norðurmýri

This is my family's holiday property when we are in Iceland. It's a perfect hub to get about Reykjavik if you do not have a car. Yet, there is off street private parking and plenty of free parking on the street next to the house.

The house is in one of the first organised and architect designed areas in Reykjavik built in 1937-8. The building style is called "Funkis" which reflects a contemporary and practical style for houses of the era.

It's a very warm and welcoming home we like to share with our guests.

What makes this house unique

Central location with easy access to all necessities in Reykjavik.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely, modern apartment in convenient but quiet location. Clean and spacious. Host was very responsive.
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Norðurmýri House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1295 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please be considerate to neighbours as. There should be no noise after 11pm
  • Front and back doors should be kept locked at all times.
  • Keep bedroom windows slightly open to ensure good ventilation and avoiding build up of damp.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large walk-in rain rain shower. Double sink. Hairdryer
  • Fully tiled bathroom with double sink and a wide mirror. Warm towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
The house is located in a quet residential area in Central Reykjavik. All main restaurants, bars, shopping and sights/activities are in 5-15 min walk from the house. The central bus station (BSI) in Reykjavik is about 10-15min walk from the house. Buses go directly to Keflavik International Airport. The Central city bus station is in 5min walking distance.

Reviews

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Central Reykjavik luxury flat for upto 6 people.
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Perfectly located immaculate home

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We spent 6 fantastic days travelling through scenic Iceland and used the flat as our base. It was perfectly located for touring southern and south west Iceland (including Reykjavik ).

The house is just as pictured and immaculetely clean.

Upon our departure, items were left behind and we were immidiately notified.

We hope to return again!

Thank you Ulli!

Nathalie from Canada

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Keflavik Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Various
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nes Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Loki and various restaurnats
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Nautholsvik
Car: not necessary

The somewhat famous Hallgrímskirjka (the largest church in Iceland and one of the tallest buildings in the city) can be seen out of the kitchen windown and is just over 5 min walk from the house. By the church is a statue of Lucky Leif. The Viking who discovered N America well before Columbus did!

The harbour is about 20 min walk where you can go whale watching. The Harpan (Reykjavik´s operahouse is located on the east harbour. Well worth a visit for the unique architecture.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $103.62

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.