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Convenient summer house on the Nollur farm at Eyafjord

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Well situated, newly built house, convenient facilities

The house was designed by a Swiss architect and completed in 2009. There is a pleasant indoor temperature in summer and winter. The house is heated with natural hot water. The large windows allow an unrestricted view to the fjord and the weather changes. In winter, Northern Lights can be observed without leaving the house.

There are three separate rooms and a bathroom. The main room has a large table and the kitchen. The main sleeping room has a double bed and a sofa with a nice view to the Fjord. The childrens room has a bunk bed. The bathroom is in black stone and equipped with a spacious shower. The kitchen is equipped with a stove and a fridge. Enough dinnerware and cutlery is available. WiFi and r computer with internet access is in the room as well.

About Us

Thomas Seiz
Nollur, Nollur ehf
600 Akureyri
Akureyri, 410206-1290
Nollur ehf. is registered company in Iceland. Legal address Hafnarstræti 53 600 Akureyri
VAT Reg No

Owner
Thomas Seiz
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Icelandic
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Akureyri on Northeast

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Sleeping room 2 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
Ideal location for Northern Lights. Best timeframe October until April. Please note: This is a strictly non-smoking environment.

Reviews

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Convenient summer house on the Nollur farm at Eyafjord
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews
5

Fantastic house in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a wonderful place to stay. We stayed for 5 nights and would happily have stayed longer. It's a convenient base for visiting nearby Akureyri and other sights such as the Myvatn area, Husavik and Godafoss. Or you could happily sit and look at the fantastic view from the lounge window for days on end.

We saw the northern lights from the house on the morning of our wedding anniversary which was something really quite special.

The kitchen is fairly basic but had everything we needed and it was the first time we've ever slept on a cardboard bed!

A highly recommended place to stay, I hope we can visit again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 4 of 5

Great place, secluded and out of the city which was really nice. We were able to see the northern lights from the front window :) the only downside was they only take cash payments and we had difficulty finding an ATM, since everyone else usually takes card around the country. Other than that it was an amazing place. Communication was quick and they even provided a guidebook with some nearby things to see. The bed was also very comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent little home at Nollur!

  • 5 of 5

I decided to go on a week long journey traveling around the north central region of Iceland, and chose this little house as my base. So happy I did! After a day spent in Akureyri getting my bearings of the town and going grocery shopping, the rest of the trip was spent seeing the sights that are located within an easy few hours of travel. The booklet the owners send has a wealth of information and ideas to help with this, but be sure also to do some research before you get here so you can prioritize and plan.

The house itself is plenty roomy but cozy, too. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for simple meals, and taking a lunch with you is a great way to save a little money. And I have to tell you, the view over the fjord and up towards Kaldbakkur is enough to make you want to stay here! In fact, the sunrises and sunsets are spectacular, and if you are lucky enough to see the aurora, this is an excellent spot to view them. It is far enough away from lights and noise, but also easily within reach of Akureyri for supplies, sight seeing, and some good restaurants.

While in the area, make sure you stop at Brynja for their famous ice cream, and if you're into that sort of thing, there is a wonderful little motorcycle museum near the airport that is definitely worth a visit. Probably my favorite day trip was to go to the Myvatn area to see Godafoss, Skutusdatir, Dimmuborgir, Hofdi, and Grjotagja. That whole area is utterly fantastic and the drive is gorgeous as well.

Thanks so much for this perfect little house! I hope to be back, and will definitely be recommending Nollur to friends that are thinking of a trip to Iceland!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Holiday at Nollur!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and unforgettable holiday in this beautiful cabin with our two sons (4 and 7 year olds) during the summer.

The cabin is located right on the edge of the fjord - with stunning views across it. We were lucky enough to see whales on 4 occasions from the cabin We also had some incredible sunsets most night!

The cabin is modern, clean and well equipped. The bed are really comfy too! Its so peaceful. We were made to feel so welcome and the cabin really is home from home - we couldn't have asked for any more.

Nollur farm is located within easy reach of places - but is nicely secluded. We had an unforgettable two weeks staying here - whale watching, hiking to deserted beaches, horse riding, walking around volcano rims and lakes, visiting waterfalls, and collecting crystals from the beach. Thank you so much for our wonderful holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really beautiful views from a super house.

  • 5 of 5

Very helpful communications from the owner prior to booking, the house was larger than we expected with stunning views across the fjord, in a peaceful location. We were lucky to have beautiful sunsets on most nights of our stay. The beds were warm and cosy and the inclusion of music and a computer very useful when holidaying with teenagers. The inclusion of more cooking facilities/equipment would have made it absolutely perfect. The Lauftas museum just up the road is well worth a visit, and we loved Akureyri.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the feedback and the hint with the cooking equipment. I will care of that so that your next stay is not only good, but perfect. I look forward to host you again.
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5

Ferienhaus mit fantastischer Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Für 14 Tage war das Domizil unser Zuhause. Von hier aus haben wir unsere Tagestouren gestartet, Wanderungen in der Umgebung unternommen und auch mal den einen oder anderen Tag nur entspannt.

Die Ringstraße und Akureyri sind nur ca. 20 Minuten Autofahrt entfernt. Als Standort für uns daher gut geeignet.

Das Haus ist zweckmäßig und hübsch eingerichtet. Die Aussicht auf den Fjord einmalig. Auch Wale konnten wir in der Ferne am Blas erkennen. Schade das wir weder Tele noch Fernglas dabei hatten.

Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis ist (vor allem für isländische Verhältnisse) top!!

Unseren Aufenthalt hier haben wir sehr genossen. Das Ferienhaus können wir 100prozentig weiterempfehlen.

Einen kleinen Optimierungsvorschlag hätte ich.

Eine paar mehr Haken im Badezimmer wären nicht schlecht. Und eine Stange zum Festhalten in der Dusche.

Dagi und Tassi

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für Euren guten Feedback. Ich werde die beiden Punkte aufnehmen in die ToDi Liste.
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Akureyri
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Seydisfjördur
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Grenivik, Akureyri
Nearest Restaurant
30 Kilometres
Akureyri
Nearest Ski
8 Kilometres
Grenivik, Akureyri, Dalvik
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
in front of the house

Horseback riding: About 5 kilometers away there is the horse farm 'Polarhestar' with more than 100 horses. You can either rent them for a few hours or several days.

Golf: There is a small 9-holes golf course in Grenivik 8 kilometers to the north.

Skiing: In winter, rides to the nearby Kaldbakkur with a big snowmobile are available. In Akureyri there is a classical skiing area with lifts and illuminated slopes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Akureyri, Europe

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
 
Hauptsaison
11 Jun 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£812
for 7 nights
£812 **
 
 
Nebensaison
17 Sep 2017 - 9 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£233
for 2 nights
From
£72 **
 
 
Hauptsaison
10 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£844
for 7 nights
£844 **
 
 
Nebensaison
16 Sep 2018 - 7 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£242
for 2 nights
From
£76 **
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £89.76
bed linen, towels £ 4.49 per person per night

Vorheizen, Instruktion und Reinigung (obligatorisch) 100 Euro pauschal / Preheating, instruction and cleaning fee (mandatory) 100 Euro
Bitte beachten Sie, dass dies eine Nichtraucherunterkunft ist. / Please note that this a non smoking property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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