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A Log Cabin at the River Bank

Sólstadir at Hvítá River is located In the Middle of the Golden Circle, close to several winter attr
5.0 of 5 stars
12 reviews
Sólstadir at Hvítá River is located In the Middle of the Golden Circle, close to several winter attr
The cabin seen from the road
Newly varnished – Summer 2011
The new 77m2 veranda – Summer 2014
The Jacuzzi (Softub) with a view to the river
In the middle of the Golden Circle, close to all major tourist attractions in South Iceland
New kitchen electronics in 2015
The dining area
A detail from the dining area
The kitchen table: new pillow cases (home sewn in 2014)
The master bedroom
The second bedroom
The living room
The indoor wooden stove
The bath room
The bathroom cabinet (new curtain home sewn in 2014)
The Weber
Lake Hestvatn – ten min. away
River Hvítá
Skálholt – one of two ancient epischopal sees of Iceland – during the years 1056–1785 – 18 min.
Geysir erupting (30 min. away!
Gullfoss (30 min. away)
The swimming pool at Borg
Red Northern Lights – outside the cabin
December 2011 – A beautiful sunny day in the winter show
Christmas 2011
Sólstadir at Hvítá River is located In the Middle of the Golden Circle, close to several winter attr
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
In the middle of the golden circle!

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.

The cabin is extraordinarily well decorated and homey, with an exceptional eye for detail. It's also ideally located on the banks of the river, in a beautiful scenic...
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About the owner, Johanna B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL621041 by: Holiday Lettings
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

I booked this cottage without doing much research on the area etc. I saw it was rural with great character and views so I booked it. My new wife and I arrived in the middle of the night in the wet and wind having hired a car (essential, preferably a 4x4). The outside lights were left on so we could... more

Management response:

Thank you, David, for your very kind words. We're really glad that you had a good time in our cabin, especially given that it was your honeymoon. :D. You know, we have a 20% repeat-customer discount, so if you want to return, you are most welcome! more

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Booked the cottage for 4 nights as a surprise 50th birthday present for my wife which followed 3 nights in the capital. My wife had always wanted to visit Iceland and it didn't dissappoint. We arrived early and met one of the three sisters(who's name I can't remember oops) who was so lovely. Her boyfriend presented us with Easter eggs... more

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I'm so happy that you guys had a good stay and that you saw the Northern Lights. You are welcome back any time. more

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Beverley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Had a lovely time at this cute cabin. The location was perfect for us with the golden circle route just up the road and northern lights viewings three of the five nights we stayed. Unfortunately there had been problems with the hot tub which the lovely owners did try their hardest to sort for us but we still had some... more

Management response:

Dear Jodie, Thank you so much for your understanding with regard to the hot tub. It is now in perfect order and subsequent guests are enjoying it. I'm eager to give you the extra discount next time you come, in addition to the discount I gave you know, because of the problems you experienced. more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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May 1, 2016 -
Mar 1, 2017
After May 1st, 2016
3 nights
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  • Final cleaning: $106 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Final Cleaning Fee = EUR 100
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Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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