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IS12087

Mosfellsbær, Iceland

Living room

Living room

Backyard - mountain Esja in north

Backyard - mountain Esja in north

A nice terrace to the south

A nice terrace to the south

A nice terrace to the vest

A nice terrace to the vest

Kitchen

Kitchen

Computer room, a sleeping couch 200*120 cm.

Computer room, a sleeping couch 200*120 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*180 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*180 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm.

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 160*70, will be updated soon

1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 160*70, will be updated soon

TV room

TV room

Living room Backyard - mountain Esja in north A nice terrace to the south A nice terrace to the vest Kitchen Computer room, a sleeping couch 200*120 cm. 1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*180 cm. 1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm. 1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 200*80 cm. 1 of 4 bedrooms upstairs, the room is 160*70, will be updated soon TV room
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2012


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House in Mosfellsbær, Iceland

We are a family of five; Guðmundur, mechanic, 44 years old. Wife Berglind, BS in business, 44 years old. Two boys 10 and 13 years and a girl 6 years old. 
We live in Mosfellsbær, which is small town in Reykjavík area and is only about 25 minutes drive to central Reykjavík. On the other hand there is only about 30 minutes drive to national park Þingvellir and only 5 minutes drive to the most popular hiking route in Iceland, mountain Esja. We live in a new house in a new neighbourhood in the edge of Mosfellsbær so car is necessary and we are willing to have a car exchange as well.. We have a Ford Fiesta 5 doors, childrens seat avalable.
* Interesting things in Reykjavik
- City swimming pools are world famous. With its hot tubs and are about 15 in the Reykjavik city, thereof 2 in Mosfellsbæ. One of the especially nice with several different water slides.
- Whale watching
 
* Interesting things in Iceland
- The distance to Iceland is only coverable with an airplane - its an island in the north Atlantic ocean. Summers are quite mild (10 to 18°C) and winters mild (-5 to 5°c). Summers are very lovely and green. There are lot of activity in the summer i.e. festivals and concerts. The nature is astonishing and some of the rural areas are very unspoiled.
Towns
Largest cities (towns) outside Reykjavik metropolitan  are Akureyri (5 hours drive, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akureyri), Hveragerdi and Selfoss (1 hour drive, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selfoss_(town)), also Borgarnes, Hofn, Egilsstadir, Husavik, Isafjordur.
Also interesting and all A MUST SEE:
- Thingvellir,  ( 1 hour drive, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thingvellir),
- Blue lagoon, (1 hour, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Lagoon_(geothermal_spa),
- Gullfoss and Geysir, (2,5 hours).
 - Gullfoss waterfalls, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gullfoss and
 - Geysir, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geysir
- Barnafossar and Hraunfossar waterfalls (2 hours)
 - Barnafossar, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnafossar
 - Hraunfossar, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hraunfossar
 
...and green nature, ice, lava, whales (the animal, not the country), wild lanscape, northern lights (hard to sea during the summer)
Be inspired by Iceland - more here: http://www.inspiredbyiceland.com/

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Viðskiptafræðingur
  • Vélvirki

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Baby equipment
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • Garage

Facilities

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

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Italy
  • French Southern Territories
  • Florida, USA
  • Spain

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Occupation

  • Viðskiptafræðingur
  • Vélvirki

Children

  • Boy - Age: 17
  • Boy - Age: 14
  • Girl - Age: 10

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References

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