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Farmer's Guest House

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Separate WCs1
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A two-story farmhouse, 4 bedrooms, 1,5 bathrooms, Mountain Views.

A newly renovated two-story farmhouse with entrance on both 1st floor and in the basement. The second floor consists of 4 bedrooms, each equipped with two 90 cm beds, a lounge and a bathroom with a shower. The first floor consists of a living room, a restroom and a kitchen with a dining room. The living room is furnished with two convertible sleeper sofas, a 180 cm and a 140 cm wide. The house suitable for group of 5 to 10 people.


Owner
Valtyr Valtysson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Valtyr Valtysson

I grew up in this farmhouse. I live in another house on the same farm with my wife. At the farm we breed sheeps and Icelandic horses.

Valtyr Valtysson purchased this farmhouse in 1995

Why Valtyr Valtysson chose Southern Region

The property was passed down through the generations. The oldest part of the house was built 1912 by my grand father. The rest of the house was built 1950 by my father and his siblings.

What makes this farmhouse unique

From the living room there is a view to the Westman islands and the glacier Eyjafjallajökull. Also there is a view to the great volcano Hekla.

The location of the house is very convenient when it comes to visiting popular tourist attractions such as Geysir, Gullfoss (Golden Circle) and Landmannalaugar, just to name a few.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse on Southern Region on Iceland

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • On the second floor is bathroom with a shower. On the first floor is WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 4 bedrooms each equipped with two 90 cm beds. The living room is furnished with two convertible sleeper sofas, a 180 cm and a 140 cm wide.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Welcoming, comfortable, well-appointed home with every amenity. Easy communication and check-in. The hosting family lives nearby and could not have been more kind and helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Farm Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at the Farmer's Guest House! The location is central and close to the main highway along the south coast of Iceland. There was a grocery store 8km away and we were able to cook all of our meals. Everything is expensive in Iceland so were able to save some money on eating out. The kitchen was very well equipped. The beds were very comfortable and lots of hot water for showers. We also appreciated the washing machine.

The northern lights were amazing! A few tips, you have to get outside to see them. Bundle up and take a walkabout around the house every 15 minutes on clear nights. We saw northern lights covering the entire sky from midnight until 3am. We were lucky and for 3 nights of our week long stay the skies were clear.

Our host Valtyr was a wealth of information offering tips on the best sights to see and where to go.

We were two couples and found the house to be very roomy and comfortable. If you are looking for a dark place to spot northern lights this farmhouse is the perfect location.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
128 Kilometres
Keflavik Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Landvegamót
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Strönd, Strandarvöllur
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Road nr. 1
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
Árhús, Hella
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Car: recommended

It is farmhouse, named Meiri-Tunga 1. It is 27 km east of Selfoss, 9 km west of Hella, only 1 km south of the main road nr. 1, at road (275) Asvegur on right hand.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse on Southern Region, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£575
for 2 nights
From
£287
£1,487
£4,311
 

Additional pricing information

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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