Enjoy our 69 square meter cottage conveniently located only 55 minutes outside of Reykjavik and close to many destinations worth visiting. The cottage is located in the beautiful Svinadalur valley facing the mountain Skardsheiði in a very quiet and private area featuring panoramic mountain and woodland views from virtually every window. A large wraparound deck features an outdoor shower and jacuzzi for up to 6 people. You can enjoy the hot tub any time -- especially after a busy day exploring Iceland. The hot tub is an ideal place to take in the Northern lights and enjoy moonlit starry nights. Outdoor furniture, outdoor dining table and Gas Weber BBQ are available all year around, gas included. Plentiful hotspring water heats the house and jacuzzi making the cottage warm and cozy in the winters. We wish our guests the time and space to rest, retreat and rejuvenate in our cottage and surrounding area. Ideal for creating cherished moments with family and friends. No parties or events and No pets.
The house has a dressing room, 3 bedrooms (one downstairs, two upstairs) and sleeps a total of 6 people. The downstairs master bed is brand new and high quality. You may rent linens and towels at an additional fee. Fully fire equipped including fire extinguisher, fire blanket in the kitchen, fire alarms in all bedrooms and first aid in the entrance hall. There are escape routes on the ground floor and escape ladders in the two upper floor bedrooms. No smoking is allowed inside the cottage and we ask guests to be very careful with outdoor fire as well. The house is very well equipped with modern conveniences. Fully equipped kitchen, cooker, oven/microwave, refrigerator, dish washer, toaster, pots, pans, waffle maker, pancake pan, handmixer & attachments, cheese slicer, egg slicer, press coffee pot, and electric tea kettle. Tea towels, sponges and washing liquid provided. Also you will find a selection of spices and oils which you are welcome to use. Bose bluetooth speaker. Screened windows. Washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, toilet paper, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and hand towels are provided for your stay. A portable massaging table is in the cottage free for you to use, if you would like to receive a treatment check out the treatments I offer at www.healingjoy.org/bodytreatments or contact me for details.
TV: Flatscreen TV allows you to access your personal Netflix account. Wifi included. Cell service is excellent.
In the winter when it is icy and snowing in the southwest area of the country, we recommend renting a 4 wheel drive car for your own safety. The surroundings are very beautiful and peaceful at this time. From September to April Northern lights are very common in the area.
What to see in the area: Visit www.west.is. Day excursions can include driving the road skirting the beautiful shore of the Hvalffjordur, trekking to Glymur -- the highest waterfall in Iceland, visiting our national park Thingvellir and even taking the golden circle. Hvaljfördur is a beautiful fjord with many activities. Hotel Glymur is 5.min to drive where you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner. The swimming pool at Hlaðir (open in the summertime) is only in 10 min. to drive. Near by is Skorradalur a very attractive valley with a big lake. In Þórisstaðir is a very nice 9 hole golf course. You can go fishing at Geitabergsvatn and others lakes close to the cottage.
Distance of other attractions from the cottage: Thingvellir 40 min (through Hvalfjord) Geysir 60 min, Gullfoss 70 min, Akranes 30 min, Borgarnes 20 min, Snæfellsjökull 70 min, Reykholt 30 min, Deildatunguhver / Krauma, Hraunfossar, Barnafossar, Husafell, the cave Surtshellir and In to the Glacier in Langjokull is 40-60 to drive, all beautiful places to visit.
Registration numer HG-00015731