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The house in a beautiful and natural birch forrest
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Borgarnes, West Region
Helluskógur 10 is a perfect base for your Icelandic holiday. A memorable day to the Snæfellsnes National Park with a snow scooter trip on top of the amazing Snæfellsjökull glacier, a visit to a natural hot spring like Deildartunguhver, amazing waterfall like Hraunfossar, active volcano like Grábrók, crater like Eldborg, Historical Viking place like Reykholt or take a walk into the glacier Langjökull. Stroll through the near by cozy town of Borgarnes and drop by the cafe’s, museums, shops and restaurants. Take a drive to the Reykjavík Capital with all its glory, nightlife and culture, a day trip on the Golden Circle and see the exploding Geysir with all its natural power, drop by Thingvellir national park with all its nature phenomenon and view, in close up, the beautiful Gullfoss waterfall. In the evenings you will always come back home t... Read more
Listing #HL1317839
About the Owner
Heiðrún H
Languages spoken:Swedish, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I take phone calls until late evenings.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This home was a perfect space. It would easily be comfortable for 6 people. It was impeccably clean. The kitchen was well equipped. The views were stunning from every corner of the house. Heidi, the owner, was very responsive to all questions. She always responded...More

Thank Catherine B
Management response:Responded 6 October 2016

Thank you for your lovely review and welcome back to Helluskógur... :-) Sincerely, Heidi and Rob

Reviewed 7 March 2016

Stayed here for 2 weeks in April 2015. The house is beautiful, clean and tidy. The house is open plan and full of ceiling to floor windows which truly allows you to appreciate the landscape. We were fortunate enough to see the Northern lights and...More

Thank Ash M
Management response:Responded 15 March 2016

The location is very good to explore West Iceland and as you mention in your fantastic review that it´s not really far from Reykjavík and South Iceland, only about one hour and just under an hour to drive in the other direction towards Snæfellsnes peninsular...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

We stayed at the cottage as an extended family of 5 adults, all with a comfortable bed. The accomodation is spacious with a single bathroom, outside shower and good kitchen facilities. This is an ideal location for exploring the best of West Iceland and we...More

Thank Mike P
Management response:Responded 27 April 2015

Thank you so much for this nice review, coming from you guys that stayed for two hole weeks.. :) Welcome back to any of our houses. Regards Heidi and Rob

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No shoes beyond the entrance. No Pets (please leave your giraffe at home). No heavy downloading on WIFIWe keep some of our private stuff in the storage room. When leaving...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    2 Queens
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Fees
  • Bedding/linen/towels: RM 377 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning: RM 570 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
FREE WIFI
FREE PARKING
Cottage is available from 16:00 in the afternoon.
Must be turned over to the Owner before 11:00 on the Departure Morning.
Baby Chair/Crib is available.
Company Name: Lágskógur ehf
VAT Tax ID: IS118490
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About the neighbourhood
The house is located along the spectacular Salmon River, Langá, one of the greatest Salmon rivers in Europe. There are many beautiful hiking trails near the house where you can enjoy the peaceful nature and walk by the river. There are several waterfalls in the river. The house is in about 10 minutes drive from Borgarnes. In Borgarnes you can visit the Museums Landnámssetur Íslands, where you can learn about the Icelandic Saga, and Edduveröld, located in the old merchant houses down by the old pear. The museum portraits an artists view of Asgard and other scenes from the Norse mythology. Both museums have very nice restaurants. In Borgarnes you can also enjoy one of the nicest swimming pools in Iceland, play golf at Hamarsvöllur and shop all necessities. The beautiful Borgarfjörður area is close by Helluskógur. In Borgarfjörður you can find many interesting places to visit. The largest thermal spring in Iceland, Deildartunguhver, is located near a small town called Kleppjárnsreykir and is about 40 minutes drive from Borgarnes. Close by Deildartunguhver is the historical place Reykholt. There you can find Snorrastofa which we recommend visiting if you are interesting in Icelandic Saga. If you drive on from Reykholt towards Húsafell you will see the beautiful waterfalls Hraunfossar and Barnafoss, which are absolutely worth a visit. From Húsafell you can go on a tour into the glacier Langjökull, one of Europe’s largest glacier. Amazing! We are here to help you plan your vacation and get the most out of your stay in Iceland. Later on we will send you an information package with the House manual and detailed directions, Restaurants and cafes in the area and Attractions in the area. You are welcome to contact us at any time if you have any questions.
Getting around
We do recommend a rental car for getting around in Iceland. We will then send you a detailed information email that includes rental cars companies.
How to get there
We will send you detailed directions on how to get to the house. On the way you can make a stop in the town Borgarnes where you can find all necessities. In Borgarnes there are also nice restaurants and museums to visit, so if you are early it is a good idea to visit the Settlement Center for example.
Airport: Keflavík International Airport: 130.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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