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IS1005579

Akureyri, Iceland

The house

The house

Living room

Living room

Living room

Living room

Kitchen

Kitchen

Dining room

Dining room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

Sitting room

First floor bedroom

First floor bedroom

Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom with bunk beds

Bedroom with bunk beds

TV room with hide-a-bed

TV room with hide-a-bed

Back yard

Back yard

Back yard

Back yard

The car

The car

Volleyball at the park

Volleyball at the park

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri

Laufás

Laufás

The house Living room Living room Kitchen Dining room Sitting room Sitting room First floor bedroom Master bedroom Bedroom Bedroom with bunk beds TV room with hide-a-bed Back yard Back yard The car Volleyball at the park Akureyri Akureyri Akureyri
Akureyri Laufás
Bronze

Member since

2014


Unavailable for exchange at the moment

The member has not specified any exchange dates

Family home in Northern Iceland

This is a spacious family home in the center of Akureyri, the regional center of Northern Iceland. There are five bedrooms, living room, dining room and a well equipped kitchen. Children's beds can be provided, as well as toys for children nine years and younger. There is a large private backyard with a trampoline, bicycles and assorted kids toys. Off-street parking.

The house is in the old residential area on the slope above the harbour and town center, where there are numerous bars, restaurants and cafés. The local geothermal pool is less than five minutes from the house, the botanical garden about ten minutes away. Local food stores and a small shopping mall are also within ten minutes walking distance

Tourist attractions within approximately an hour's drive include Lake Myvatn, the Husavik whale watching centre, the old Siglufjordur herring town and ferry to Hrisey island. The local airport has direct flights to Reykjavík, the island of Grimsey on the Arctic circle and to the fishing villages Þórshöfn and Vopnafjörður on the east coast.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Professor
  • Author

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 5

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Iceland
  • Croatia
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Poland
  • Czechia
  • Faroe Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Malta
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

  • golfing Golf course (2.9 km)
  • shopping Shopping mall (0.9 km)
  • forest Wooded park (6.0 km)
  • river Town lake (2.5 km)
  • boating Sailing club (1.7 km)
  • sea Ocean (0.8 km)
  • mountains Mountains (6.9 km)

Occupation

  • Professor
  • Author

Children

  • Girl - Age: 15
  • Boy - Age: 12
  • Girl - Age: 11

Pets

  • Two parakeets

About Our Family

Bryn is an author of children's books and associate professor of children's literature at the University of Akureyri. Thor is professor of sociology at the University of Akureyri with special interest in rural and regional development. We have lived in Akureyri for the past twelve years with our three younger children, while our older kids are university students in Reykjavík.

References

This member has completed 2 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: