$361 / night
Total guests, Nights

Luxury Cottage in the Golden Circle area – Home 8632464 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Luxury Cottage in the Golden Circle area – Home 8632464

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


This is a warm, clean and cosy 105 sq.m holiday home with a waterfront view in the south of Iceland. Great location if you want to visit Gullfoss, Geysir, Thingvellir and other great tourist spots on the southern coast or if you want to enjoy an evening out with the stars and aurora borealis in a Geothermal hot tub. Very private area just under an hour away from Reykjavik, 15 min from Selfoss.

Outside is big terrace/sundeck with bbq grill and a outside hot tub that can easily filled everyday with fresh geothermal water, takes about 40 minutes to fill it. Outdoor shower is also located close to the hot tub.

The kitchen is well-equipped with a dishwasher, two stove cooktop and a refrigerator, extra refrigerator with a built-in freezer is located in back room. A new microwave has just been installed in the kitchen. You'll find spices, salt and pepper in the cabinets to perfect your cooking.

Both bathrooms in the cabin have a shower, toilete and a hairdryer. Towels are provided as well as shower gel and shampoo.

A gas fire furnace in the centre of the house can be enjoyed from the dining room and the living area.

In May a new dryer and a washer was installed at the cottage.

The area is calm and beautiful with nice walking routes. It is in a secluded area, with a gate. That only relevant people can access.

Interaction with guests:

We focus on providing impeccable service for you and your holiday companions. We will meet you at the location on your arrival to give you a introduction of the property. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or mobile phone number. It is very important to us that your stay is enjoyable and we will do all we can to make it so.

The neighborhood:

The house is located around 60 km from Reykjavík and is on the Golden Circle Route. From the house you can attend the majority of the most beautiful places in Iceland in a relatively short time. One can easily spend around 5-7 days exploring the South and the inland with a base in the house. Places to mention are Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar, The Golden Circle, Fjallabak (the back of the Mountains), The South shore with its beautiful waterfalls - Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, Vik, Skaftafell the National Park and even the Glacier Lagoon - Jökulsárlón. (long day) Please remember that to some of these places are located in the inland and you might need a super jeep.

Other things to note:

During winter time there might be some snow on the roads. For better Security at all times , from November to April 4by4 is a good choice (jeep)

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed Twin bed
  • 2 Full baths


  • Wireless Internet
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set or jungle gym
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Kristinn Karl J.

Tourist License

Calendar last updated:
13 Sep 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





13 reviews

Very Good

“Great location and cottage”

Reviewed 12 Mar 2020

Great location and house for a country stay. Perfect space and distance from towns. Nearby shops/takeaway in Selfoss which is perfect. Kristinn was super helpful and easy to contact at all times. Re… More

“A Great Setting For A Family Get Together.”

Reviewed 9 Feb 2019

The three double bedrooms were perfect for my wife, myself, and our two adult sons with their partners. We flew in from England and my youngest son and his wife flew in from USA. The views from the co… More

“Perfect stay”

Reviewed 18 Jan 2019

We have ust got back from a weekend away staying at this lodge. The setting by the lake is beautiful, A bit hard to find in the snow and darkness however our host was on hand on the phone to help with… More

“Incredible location, BBQ on, Hot Tub in the snow and right by a lake!”

Reviewed 16 Jan 2019

We have just returned from an amazing trip to Iceland and stayed here as our base. The lodge is in a great location for most of the sights, we visited the blue lagoon/ climbed a glacier and snorkeled … More

“Beautiful Cottage Great Owner”

Reviewed 3 Jan 2019

The Cottage is located on the Golden Circle a little way from the Kertaid crater. It is located down a paved road and opposite a beautiful inlet about 15 minutes from Selfoss. Selfoss has a couple of… More

“Selfoss Iceland cottage”

Reviewed 24 Mar 2018

We stayed at Snaefoksstadir cottage near Selfoss. We had a beautiful view of the lake and mountains. We traveled as Far East as Vik and also had easy access to the Golden Circle and Reykjavík. … More


Reviewed 24 Feb 2018

Nous avons passé un sejour en famille absolument super dans ce cottage si bien placé , la vue est sublime et quel bonheur de se glisser dans le jaccuzzi bien chaud apres une journé… More


Reviewed 11 Feb 2018

Our family loved our stay here. Great location by the Lake and a perfect spot to start the day. Easy access to the wonderful sights to see on the Golden Circle and beyond. Loved coming back each evening to the lovely warm house and enjoying the hot tub and BBQ. Kristinn was so helpful from the moment we booked and during our stay. Great guide book as well. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

“Excellent house, location, and owner”

Reviewed 31 Jan 2018

We loved our stay at Kristinn's place. If you want to be near the Golden Circle but away from it all, this place is great. Would have been a wonderful place to view the Northern Lights, had the… More

Response from the owner Thanks Jimmy for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. I have now installed a new microwave that works as a oven to improve for future guests. All the best Kristinn


Reviewed 14 Nov 2017

WE WERE A GROUP OF 5 FRIENDS AND WANTED TO HAVE A NICE AND CALM PLACE TO STAY. KRISTINN'S HOUSE WAS PERFECT: surrounded by nature and perfectly tidy and clean. Very closed to the Golden Circle a… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Kristinn Karl (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Kristinn Karl (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Kristinn Karl (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Kristinn Karl the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Kristinn Karl (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Kristinn Karl (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
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You can also request a quote from Kristinn Karl (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Kristinn Karl (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Kristinn Karl (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Kristinn Karl (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Kristinn Karl (the owner) a message.

If Kristinn Karl (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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