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A Golden Circle' View to the Northern Lights!

With a view to the Northern Lights
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17 reviews
With a view to the Northern Lights
The hottub is situation to the South West on the veranda
The back door entrance from the veranda
The 77m2 veranda
This large veranda was built in the summer 2013
The view from the road
The view to the river from the (old) veranda
The kitchen
Basic spices
The dining area
Tooth picks on stock
The kitchen table: new pillow cases (home sewn in 2014)
The dinner table extension is located under the window
The living room
The indoor fire stove
Firewood provided
The living /dining area
A wall decoration
The master bedroom
The smaller bedroom
The bath room
Bathroom cabinet (new home sewn curtain, summer 2014)
Sewing Box
The Weber
Four baby birds hatching out of their eggs
The four baby birds five days later
Sunrise in August 2015
Sunset – Summer 2013
The view south to Hvítá (during an unusually dry summer)
Northern lights – outside of cabin (February 2013)
Northern lights – outside of cabin (February 2013)
Winter Resort!
Christmas 2011
December 2011 – the view to south
A beautiful sunny day in the December snow
Lake Hestvatn (five min. drive away)
Kidjaberg Golf Course – two min. away
Swimming pool at Borg (10 km. away)
There are several horse rentals in the area
River Hvitá (Whilte River) – A Salmon River
This is how big the fish come in River Hvítá
Rafting in Hvitá River
Skálholt – one of two ancient epischopal sees of Iceland – during the years 1056–1785 – 18 min.
Hrunalaug – 35 min. drive
Thingvellir – Iceland's oldest national park – 35 min. drive
Gullfoss – 40 min. drive
Geysir – 35 min. drive away
Strokkur erupting
Gljúfrasteinn in Mosfellsdalur – the home of Iceland's nobel prize winner, Halldór Laxnes – 50 min away
Mount Eyjafjallajökull in action – 50 min. drive
Gjáin in Thjórsárdalur – one hour and 45 min. away
Reykjadalur – half an hour drive and half an hour walk
Bláfjöll – Skiing area between Reykjavík and the cabin
Þríhnúkagígur – A crater in Þríhnúkar, four km. west of Bláfjöll
Landmannalaugar – The south inland – one hour and 45 min. drive away
Veidivotn – a lake area at the south inland – one hour and 40 min. drive away
Fjallabak Nature Reserve – Behind the mountains in the South Inland
The glacier lagoon Jokulsarlon – A four hours drive
The black sand area on the south coast
Reynisdrangar – on the south coast
Vatnajokull – Iceland's largest glacier
Arnarker in Leitarhraun Lava Field (off road 385)
In the middle of the Golden Circle!
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Selfoss, South Region
IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GOLDEN CIRCLE! (20 min away from several major attractions in South Iceland)

We also offer a discount on rental cars through a deal we have with a commercial car rental agency.

A fully-modernized charming family cottage, located 20 min. from Selfoss Village. It is 65 sqm (=700 sqft) with two bedrooms (double bed and one semi-double), and a studio couch in the living room for two persons, a total of six adults. It's open year-round for travelers. No smoking allowed, but pets are welcome. The cabin is fully equipped with all necessary kitchen utensils, dish washer, washing machine, hair dryer, WiFi, and a three-burner Weber gas grill on the deck. Wood for both the indoor and outdoor wood stoves is provided. The 80 sqm (=861 sqft) south deck has a hot tub and brand-new furniture. Parking for several cars.

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About the Owner
Johanna B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests can arrive whenever it suits them after checkin time, as the keys are in a keybox outside. We are available on email and cell phone during all hours and will react not only to emergencies but also to specific and general queries.
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

This is a cozy little cabin with both a fireplace and a hot tub, perfect for both families and young people. The cabin is surrounded by stark wilderness which made our stay there thoroughly enjoyable. The owners are really lovely people, easy to communicate with,...More

Thank Jóhanna B
Management response:Responded February 7, 2018

We are so happy that you guys enjoyed your stay. You are welcome back anytime!

Reviewed October 28, 2017

We recently stayed in this lovely little log cabin and enjoyed everything about it. I expected it to be cold at times but there was no problem with this due to the under floor heating. It was very well equipped in all aspects - a...More

Thank John Y
Management response:Responded November 5, 2017

Thank you to John, for your kind words! I'm glad that you guys enjoyed your stay and that you were able to see the Northern Lights. If you want to return, we offer a 20% discount to repeat-customers. :D

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Lovely comfortable well equipped log cabin with excellent hot tub Able to enjoy a very relaxing holiday and also visit the Geyser and the Blue lagoon and the Secret Lagoon

Thank PaisleyCruiser
Management response:Responded October 21, 2017

Glad to hear that you guys enjoyed your stay! If you want to return, we offer a 20% repeat-customer discount.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do not rent our cabin out to people younger than 25 years.
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning fee: C$150 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$238 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
There's great view over Hvítá River from the cabin and short distance to all major nature pearls in South Iceland: Gullfoss and Geysir, Thingvellir, Kerið, Sólheimar, Laugarvatn Village, Skálholt, Arnarker, Landmannalaugar, Skógafoss, Háifoss, Thjórsárdalur, Jökulsárlón and Reykholt, Baula, Hraunfossar and Paradísarlaut in Borgarfjörður, and Keilir and Blóa Lónið on Reykjanes. The cabin is perfect for day trips to these locations, as well as to Reykjavík, since it is so conveniently located only an hour's drive from the capital.

The new swimming pool at Borg is extremely good for a country-side pool. It has small warm pots for children, play area and swimming area, and geothermical hot water, of course, which is standard for Iceland.

There's only two minutes drive to one...
Getting around
You will need a car to get to our cabin and we recommend a 4x4 during the winter season. It may not snow in Iceland during the winter, but it can. Thus, it is better to be safe than sorry.

Due to a contract we have with a rental car agency, we can offer a coupon that gives you a 5% discount in their rates. They otherwise offer a 15% discount if prepaid upon booking.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Keflavik International Airport: 120.0 km
Ferry: Seydisfjordur Harbor: 629.0 km
Will be supplied upon booking.It takes an hour and a half to drive from KEF airport to the cabin. We will provide a visitors guide upon booking, which gives driving directions, all our telephone numbers, etc.

We also offer a discount on rental cars through a deal we have with a commercial car rental agency.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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