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Garðabær, Iceland

Dining room

Dining room

Kitchen

Kitchen

The hallway

The hallway

Main bath room

Main bath room

Tiny WC

Tiny WC

Outside hot tub, very easy too use.

Outside hot tub, very easy too use.

Two dogs

Two dogs

Gold

Member since

2009


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Exchange dates Duration
August 01, 2024 - August 15, 2024 2 weeks
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1 story house in Garðabær, Iceland

We have found our exchange for the sumer 2024!
Our house is built 1972 and totally renovated in 2007.
In our garden is an outsite hot tub that we use all year round. We enjoy soaking in the hot tub after dark and watching the stars.
We have two dog and pet care is optional for you but we would still love to take care of your pets.
We recommend having a car visiting Iceland, expecially if you want to see some places outside of the city (Golden circel for example). We would be willing to exchange cars and have Hyundai i30, automatic. Also we have an old Landrover defender (21 years old with 4 seats) for those who want to try :)

Our 9 previous Intervac exchanges (all very succesful):
France (Languedoc-Roussillon), USA (CA), Finland (sitted our house and pets while we travelled), USA (MA), France (Provence), GB (London-sitted their house and pets while they travelled), France (Paris), Spain (Galicia) and Spain (Catalonia).

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 4 Children
  • 10 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Landscape architect
  • Airline Captain

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5
  • Living Area: 160 m2
  • Total Area: 230 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Hot tub or jacuzzi
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage / private parking
  • Bicycles: 5

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • France

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Dansk
  • Islenska

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: KEF - 44 km

Gardabær is an town with 19.000 inhabitants. It´s a part of the graeter Reykjavik area where the majorety of the Icelanders live. From our house is a short drive to downtown Reykjavik as well as out in nature area Heiðmörk wich surounds the capitol area. In a walking distance is an outdoor swimmingpool as well as supermarkets, pharmacy, restaurants and icecreams shops.

Museum of design and applied art is 5 min. walk from our home:
www.honnunarsafn.is/pages/1806
Reykjavík city center is 10 min drive from our home:
www.visitreykjavik.is/Visitors.aspx
The Blue Lagoon is 40 min drive:
www.bluelagoon.com

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Occupation

  • Landscape architect
  • Airline Captain

Children

  • Girl - Age: 21
  • Girl - Age: 16
  • Boy - Age: 17
  • Girl - Age: 26

Pets

  • Dog
  • Dog

About Our Family

Hæ!
Við búum í Garðabæ og erum svona 10 mín til korter að keyra í miðbæ Reykjvíkur.
 
We would love to take care of your pets!
We are non-smokers.
 

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Lifestyle

We are a combined family of 6 with diverse interests. Sverrir (dad) likes hiking, dogs, motocross, biking, cooking and fixing. Vala (26) is an university student and is interested in drama (theatre). Stefán (17) practices motocross and is in highschool. Thorhildur (mom) likes hiking, garden and nature as well as good music. Thorey Anna (20) plays the guitar and listens to all kinds of music and Margret Lea (15) is the youngest and loves playing basket ball and watching Stranger Things.

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References

This member has completed 10 home exchanges. Those referenced below may contain feedback/impression from its exchange partners: