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Beautiful views over the lake from the house during winter.The hot tub is heated up with natural geothermal water.
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Luxurious Lakehouse (Golden circle)

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Luxurious Lakehouse (Golden circle)

10 guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
4 baths
10 guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
4 baths
Self check-inCheck yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The cottage is located by the lake Úlfljótsvatn in the heart of the Golden circle, only 50 minutes from Reykjavík. The house is spacious (165 m2) with a wonderful view over the lake and nearby mountains. The house can comfortably host 8-12 people.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 4
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 5
3 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the home’s entrance


48 Reviews

Jennifer User Profile
November 2018
This house was great! We were two families traveling with small children and there was plenty of space. They even provided a baby bed and high chair. The location was perfect for us to explore the amazing locations every day. The best part was the hot tub! It was heated with the …
Yana User Profile
October 2018
It was a little hard to find in the dark but once we found it everything was amazing. There's a lot of space, beautiful view of the lake. Very cozy and nice.
Lindsay User Profile
October 2018
We traveled to Iceland and Thor's house with 9 women, Thor's house was accommodating and met all of our needs! The hot tub was full and hot. The house was clean and we had enough space to all sleep comfortably and move about. We highly recommend considering Thor's house for your …
Meghan User Profile
September 2018
We loved this Airbnb. It was clean, cozy, and comfy. Located only a few minutes away from Thingvellir National Park, and about 1.5 hours away from the airport, it was a great central homebase. Thor was so easy to communicate with, and the home was equipped with all amenities we c…
Sandra User Profile
September 2018
The lake house was perfect for our group of nine. It was very clean and well furnished. We enjoyed the hot tub every night of our stay. The proximity of the house to all southern sites in Iceland was perfect for day trips. We were lucky enough to see the northern lights on two ni…
Marilyn User Profile
September 2018
Lots of space & a great location!
Qasim User Profile
August 2018
Amazing place with a prime view, location, and amenities. Highly recommend it for large group of people.
Thor User Profile
Response from Thor:
Thank you for the tip about the gates, I have been concerned about this. Hope you recover well from this. I will have this fixed some how. All the best Thor
August 2018

Hosted by Thor

Reykjavík, IcelandJoined in February 2016
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51 Reviews
Thor is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My name is Thor Barddal and I built this house a few years ago as a retreat for enjoying silence and nature. I have been a sculptor for more than 30 years and you will find some of my work on and around the property if you decide to be our guest. I live with my wife who is als…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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