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Cozy countryside cottage

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 2 in an open loft. 1 bathroom

Charming cottage in a cozy and peaceful area. Perfect for an adventurous holiday in the Icelandic countryside. Thirty min. from the capital plus nearby access routes to the beautiful south and south west. Doing the well known Golden Circle is perfect from the cottage with Thingvellir 30 min. away on the same route. Icelands highest waterfall Glymur in Hvalfjordur and the beautiful hiking trail leading to it is not far.

The entire Hvalfjordur area is beautiful and magnificent in its own right and worth enjoying. The cottage sleeps 2 with a double bed in an upstairs loft.

More Details

Property Manager
Siggi
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Danish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Kjósarhreppur on Capital Region

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Loft with a double bed.
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Cozy countryside cottage
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage in a peaceful setting--highly recommend this location!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful & wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

What a treasure to find this lovely cottage in the country.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place in Iceland

  • 5 of 5

Very happy with the cottage. Everything was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Haven - in the midst of natural wonders, perfect hosts, convenient to sites

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location, privacy, nature, perfect hosts - we love to cook and eat, watch birds, do easy hiking and take photos. The cottage gave as a perfect space for all of these. The space is/has:

- very private and quiet, seems isolated once on the property, but access to grocery stores and routes to sites were within 20 minutes' driving time

- stunning view - we were there in April before leaves appeared so we saw snow-covered mountains every day

- perfect hosts - gave us plenty of information before arrival so we did not need to be met and shown around - procedures were made familiar before our arrival and all worked as expected upon arrival; hosts were available and responsive to questions by e-mail

- numerous maps and a hiking guide for the local area

- clean as a whistle, room in kitchen drawers for our groceries, and yet has some basics stocked (salt, sugar, coffee, coffee filters, pepper)

- well-stocked with equipment - portable oven for baking and roasting, slice toaster, large contact grill, electric water cooker, 2-plate electric hob, electric coffee brewer, freezer compartment in refrigerator, teapot, cooking pots with lids and a skillet, well-maintained wood stove with grate and screen, well-heated space, good water pressure, utility room with brooms, vacuum, extra blankets, guest slippers, rain jacket, everything one needs

- most convenient shopping for us was in Mossfellsbaer - Kronan grocery market, local bakery and Vinbudin for wines all within a short walk of each other. Also - recycle bottles and plastics in parking lot public bins at Kronan. Touring company extremeisland.is which operates Golden Circle Tours (and other tours) had a pickup at Hotel Laxnes in Mossfellsbaer

- as any good cook knows - bring your own "good" knives. Other than that, we found everything in the kitchen we needed to cook memorable meals with local, fresh ingredients

- local sites within 2 hours - Golden Circle tour of crater, waterfalls, geysers; high plateau and views of glaciers, Akranes lighthouse and tide pools, Bogarnes, Snaefellsnes peninsula with birds, waterfalls, beaches, lava fields, Hraunfoss, Children's waterfall, "The CAVE" a show cave and Sturtshellir and unguided lava cave - keep driving on the gravel road beyond Husafel for some gorgeous view of glacier and horse farms, even if not visiting the caves, national park where early parliament sat and where two geological plates meet and create spectacular landscape

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A beautiful cottage in amazing surroundings

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Siggi's cottage for a week in March and had a wonderful time. The cottage is in a stunning location, it feels really secluded but is still on a 40 minute drive to Reykjavik. It's also ideally placed to drive onto the Golden Circle, which we did on a few days.

Inside the cottage everything is clean and decorated to a high standard and is perfect for two people. It's really warm and cosy and was so nice to come back to after a day spent exploring Iceland. Siggi was a great host and was really responsive whenever we had a question to ask.

The only slight negative we had was that we had to deal with quite a lot of flies during our time there. Siggi provided us with a repellent spray, but we were still dealing with around 5-10 flies a day with a handheld vacuum. It might just be the time of year we were there though.

I would also mention that the internet access is limited, so if you're planning on bringing a tablet or other device to stream stuff during the evenings (there isn't a TV) then this wouldn't be possible. It's absolutely fine for just browsing the internet/checking emails though.

Overall, we'd highly recommend Siggi's cottage and would definitely consider it a place to stay if we visit Iceland again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cosy cottage with incredible scenery.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was small and cosy, perfect for two people. We used the fireplace, saw the northern lights and couldn't get enough of the scenery.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Keflavik International
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Snack, fast food and drinks. Closes winter
Car: necessary

The Hvalfjordur fjord is one of the most attractive and magnificent big fjords in Iceland and very close to the capital. From the cottage you can go further west as well as taking the route to the magnificent south cost. It is a 30 min.drive to Reykjavik as well as a 30 min. drive to Thingvellir and from there further south. Doing The Golden Circle from the cottage is the thing to do.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Kjósarhreppur, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£288
for 2 nights
From
£98
£721
 
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£123
£868
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£321
for 2 nights
From
£114
£813
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£123
£868
 
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£123
£894
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£123
£868
 

Additional pricing information

Firewood £21.99
Cleaning and laundry £70.37

Firewood is scarce in Iceland and mostly bought in garden stores. We offer firebricks for sale at cost both 2hr and 4 hr bricks.
Four hour bricks Eur 7.- or Icelandic kr. 1000.- and 2 hr bricks Ikr 500.- Real chopped firewood in a large sack is now included in the extras.

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