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Cosy cottage for the small family - the whale fjord - a 7 -% - House

People3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

Small cozy cottage with large veranda and fantastic views

This cozy 51 square meters large cottage for 2-3 people located on the south coast of the scenic Hvalfjordur (Whale fjord) and thus only 45 minutes away from the capital Reykjavik. "Villa Artists look" is the direct neighbor's house our "Villa Fjord view".

This slightly smaller cottage is just a few meters from the shore of the fjord, surrounded by an enchanting backdrop of mountains and sea. A large sheltered veranda makes it possible to enjoy the magnificent view in nice weather outside.

The apartment is divided into a cozy and lovingly decorated open living and dining with integrated kitchen, two bedrooms and a small bathroom with shower. This home is perfect for two to three guests.

The kitchen is very well equipped with dishwasher, many appliances and utensils, so cooking is fun even on vacation. You have the option of washing machine and dryer to use free of charge together with the neighboring house 'Villa Fjord view ". These are located in a separate utility room at the "Villa Fjord view".

NEW from 2017! During the months of May to September you also have the option to use an on-site vehicle after consultation free of charge! Further details regarding the vehicle follow!

NEW now! Free HOTSPOT Access! Free wireless HOTSPOT!

Our tip:

Since the two houses just a few steps from each other away, even two families traveling together can spend your holiday here. Explore the surrounding area on group excursions or round off the evening barbecue in a large group the day.

Our response: the 7% Home

We offer a discount of 7% when the following conditions are met:

1. Booking 6 months in advance and a minimum stay of 14 nights.

. 2 You are a "repeater" and want to book a holiday home by us one more time.

. 3 They come on the recommendation of one of our guests who have already stayed in one of our homes.

Simultaneously book at least two houses with a minimum stay of seven days (eg. B. Go with friends / family on holiday together and book the adjacent houses "Villa fjord" and "Villa Artist View" or "Villa Seeblick") receive a discount of 10 € per day and booking.

Have I piqued your interest for your first or even repeated Iceland vacation in small or in large groups?

!! For more information and a 360 ° view can be found on our website www. fjord view. de. Of course you can also start from there a direct request via e-mail or telephone. Free and non-binding ;-)

More Details

Owner
Dominik Weil
Member since: 2015
Speaks German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2017

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Cosy cottage for the small family - the whale fjord - a 7 -% - House
average rating of 4.428571 based on 14 reviews
1

Not the experience we expected- I wish I could give it no stars, but it makes me click at least one

  • 1 of 5

We were really disappointed with our stay. In fact, there was a rodent issue and hot water problems, so we had to find another place to rent in the city. I e-mailed the owner to ask for a refund for 4 nights because of these issues and there still hasn't been any reply. It was definitely not a pleasant experience for us.

Also, I made the mistake of not reading all of the information that was sent to me in German. Huge mistake on my part! It would've taken me a long time to translate it. So, when we got there we found out that there was only 1500 MB of internet usage per day. I found this out the hard way because I didn't translate those German documents. So, if you're American and want to rent this place, I highly recommend translating everything in English before deciding to rent this place. There's only 1 TV station and I guess because it's so remote the satellite is spotty and sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn't. We had planned on watching Netflix, but 1500 MB of internet doesn't go far when you stream movies. Also, the owner said there was a DVD player. We didn't see/find one. There are games, but they are all in German.

It is a very remote place. The road to get here is difficult when it snows even if you have 4WD. When it is snowy and windy it is very drafty and cold in the cabin. Snow blew in under the doors and air seeped in around all the windows in the cabin.

Also, there's no freezer. We didn't know this because it said refrigerator and I assumed there would be a freezer. We went to the grocery store after our flight got in and before we drove to the rental. So, I was surprised that there was no freezer. Just an FYI before you buy freezer goods.

The owner offered to set a trap for the big mouse we found in the cabin the 2nd morning we were there. It was in our bedroom in the corner beside my bed. My husband tried to catch it, but it ran into the kitchen. It chewed a huge hole in my slipper. I had to clean up mice poop under the cabinet with the pots and pans. There was also a large amount of mice poop under the sink. I decided it wasn't sanitary for my family and I and we found a rental apartment in the city and left. I was so excited to visit Iceland and this experience was definitely not the best.

I e-mailed the owner that we were leaving on Monday after we found the mouse and other mice poop and he never sent a reply. I am really disappointed, but am glad my family and I were lucky to find another place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

wirklich ein künstlerblick

  • 4 of 5

gemütliches ferienhaus mit guter ausstattung; der blick aus dem wohnzimmer und von der terasse ist genial. und wenn man glück hat, sieht man nordlichter über dem fjord...

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous 5 nights on the Whale Fjord staying at this cosy, well-appointed cottage. The whole experience of booking with Dominik and Anke was lovely - they were really helpful and informative throughout. For example, we received a massive pile of maps, brochures and information from Dominik through the post several weeks before our trip - this was perfect to help us plan, and Dominik's recommendations were very helpful (we went on the "Into the Glacier" tour he recommended - this was fantastic and we would recommend to anyone).

The cottage itself is beautifully situated close to the water's edge with stunning panoramic views. It is warm, quiet, well-equipped and comfortable - in short, the perfect place to while away the winter nights. We stayed during a heavy snow storm and strong winds and we were still able to sleep well.

One thing to note if you are travelling in the winter - a 4x4 is essential as the driveway to the cottage is covered with deep snow!

The only criticism we could make is that the cottage is not very easy to find the first time you look for it, and the only directions available were in German. We would suggest providing the GPS co-ordinates of the cottage, and directions in English, to guests that request them.

Overall, we would recommend the cottage to anyone looking for somewhere quiet and beautiful to stay - away from the city, but still close enough to all the main attractions (you can easily do the Golden Circle from where the cottage is located, and even the Blue Lagoon is only an hour or so away).

Thank you Dominik and Anke!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Toller Blick auf den Fjord und rund um Wohlfühl-Urlaub

  • 4 of 5

Das Häuschen bietet einen dirketen Fjordblick, der morgens einfach großartig ist.

Ein toller Service ist das Körbchen mit Marmelade und Honig. Auch Zuckertütchen und Salz sind vorhanden. Wir waren im Winter dort und es war muckelig warm im Haus. Generell ist Dominik Weil sehr freundlich und fürsorglich. Die Anfahrtbeschreibung ist der Knaller! Toll gemacht! Danke! Vorab versorgt Dominik seine Gäste mit vielen Infos. Wirklich super!

Die Ausstattung ist gut. Wir haben mehrfach gekocht, das ging sehr gut. Für den Sommer sind die dunklen Rollos wunderbar, dadurch kann man besser schlafen.

Einen Stern Abzug gibt es von uns für das Schlafzimmer: Man muss entweder sich gelenkig unter einem Wandregal durchschlängeln oder über den Partner drüber krabbeln, wenn man nachts mal raus muss. Das Bett ist sehr hart und die Kissen klumpig. Aber für eine Woche geht das schon mal.

Wir können die Villa Künstlerblick wärmstens empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Sommermärchen

  • 5 of 5

Die Lage der Villa am Fjord ist traumhaft schön und wir haben unvergessliche, lange Midsommer-Tage in diesem wunderschönen Ferienhaus verbracht. Wir haben wunderschöne Photos zu jeder Tages- und Nachtzeit am Fjord gemacht, immer wieder anders aber wunderbar, es fiel uns schwer uns zu trennen. Ganz neu für uns gab es WLAN was gut funktierte, auch wenn man sich immer wieder neu anmelden muss. Der Service von Dominik ist super (Vielen Dank!!!) und das Haus auch super ausgestattet (verschiedenste Teesorten, Marmelade, Honig, Nutella etc.). Anfangs hatten wir Probleme mit der geringen Menge an heißem Wasser, die gerade für eine Person zum Duschen braucht, später hatten wir uns wohl dran gewöhnt oder es funktionierte besser. Das Bad hat ein etwas enge Dusche und kleine Macken, so machte es irgendwann plopp und die Verkleidung des Waschbecken war abgesprungen. Es war jedenfalls urgemütlich auch bei ungemütlich stürmischem Wetter.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nach Hause gekommen

  • 5 of 5

Da ich letztes Jahr schon in der Villa Kuenstlerblick gewohnt habe war es für mich wie nach Hause kommen. Ich fühle mich sehr wohl in dem Haus , vor allem auch die Nähe zum Fjord die man abends auf der Terrasse genießen kann finde ich toll. Das Haus enthält alles was man braucht um sich wohl zu fühlen. Ich hoffe, ich kann noch viele weitere schöne Tage in der Villa Kuenstlerblick verbringen. Dominik, der Vermieter, ist sehr nett und unkompliziert. Die Wegbeschreibung ist super, so kann man sich nicht verfahren. Die Zufahrt ist halt isländisch ;)

Silvia. Sch.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Keflavik
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Kaffi Kjós

This cozy little cottage is located about 45 minutes' drive from the capital Reykjavik on the south coast of the scenic Hvalfjordur (Whale fjord). From here you can take many excursions:

An example would be the reconnaissance trip of 30 km long Walfjords, which will then be your home address. Either you take a walk with sturdy shoes to the highest waterfall (Glymur) or visit the Hallgrímskirkja in Saurbær that you can recognize from "Villa Artists look" on the opposite bank. But alone the wonderful sight of the mountains and the sea, which, whether in winter or summer ever appear in a new light and color, a round trip are worth. You may visit the village then simply Borgarnes, Hraunfossar ("lava" waterfall) Barnafossar ("children" Waterfall) or Deildartunguhver (richest source of hot water).

Another day trip to Thingvellir National Park is also possible to learn something of the history of Iceland and the island geology, marvel at and following the fountain of known geyser called Strokkur and the gigantic Gullfoss- waterfall.

Even the South is to achieve still good from here. One possibility would be a day trip to the famous waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss at the foot of the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier which brought global air transport in 2010, with its ash cloud disrupted.

In any case you should visit Iceland's capital Reykjavík. This bustling city with its cozy restaurants, bars, cafes, quaint fish restaurants at the harbor, the many museums, art and attractions invites sure a often.

Your shopping is done best in the town, 30 minutes away Mosfellsbær. There are next to several supermarkets, a bakery, fishmonger, bank, post office, pharmacy, restaurants and cafes. The perfect end to the day offers also the swimming pool Lagafellslaug. With several Geothermalbecken, slides and saunas, the small and the great will certainly need their delight. But see for yourself!

Welcome to "Villa Artists look"

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Capital Region, Iceland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nebensaison 2016/2017
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£528
for 5 nights
From
£78
£684
 
 
Zwischensaison Auftakt 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£658
for 5 nights
From
£104
£866
 
 
Hauptsaison 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£832
for 5 nights
From
£139
£1,109
 
 
Zwischensaison 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£658
for 5 nights
From
£104
£866
 
 
Nebensaison 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£528
for 5 nights
From
£78
£684
 
 
Weihnachten/Silvester 2017/'18
18 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£658
for 5 nights
From
£104
£866
 

Additional pricing information

Endreinigung** £139

Die Nutzung des zum Haus gehörenden Fahrzeuges (z.Zt ein Suzuki Wagon R* Automatik) ist
NUR in der Zeit von MAI bis SEPTEMBER nach vorheriger Absprache kostenlos möglich!
Voraussetzung für die Fahrzeugnutzung: Mindestalter des Fahrers 21 Jahre und Zusendung dessen Führerscheinkopie bei Buchung.

Freier limitierter HOTSPOT-Zugang. Es stehen pro Tag max. 500 MB Datenvolumen zur Verfügung. Wir empfehlen daher nicht das Herunterladen von Musik, Videos/Filmen (hoher Datenverbrauch)! Achtung: nicht für Windows 10 geeignet!

Zahlungsweise der Miete per Überweisung: Innerhalb Deutschland/Europa
Zahlungsweise der Miete per Kreditkarte: Außerhalb Europa

** Die Endreinigung&Wäschewaschpauschale von 160 Euro ist in Isländischen Kronen = 20.000,00 ISK erst vor Ort zu zahlen!
Nähere Informationen hierzu erteilt der Vermieter!

Bitte fragen Sie die genauen Stornobedingungen beim Vermieter an!

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 51 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • small bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
The anglers among my guests are welcome to use the provided fishing equipment for a fishing trip on the fjord.

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