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IS1001681

Kopavogur, Iceland

Our home from outside

Our home from outside

The TV room upstairs

The TV room upstairs

The TV room upstairs

The TV room upstairs

The Living room upstairs

The Living room upstairs

The Living room upstairs

The Living room upstairs

The Kitchen & Dining room

The Kitchen & Dining room

The Kitchen

The Kitchen

The children, Edda, Anna and Kolbjorn, in the Kitchen/Dining room area

The children, Edda, Anna and Kolbjorn, in the Kitchen/Dining room area

Our girls playing in the Living room upstairs

Our girls playing in the Living room upstairs

The children, Sigríður Edda (6y), Kolbjörn (20y) and Anna (7y)

The children, Sigríður Edda (6y), Kolbjörn (20y) and Anna (7y)

Eiríkur and Kolbrún

Eiríkur and Kolbrún

The view from our balcony, Lake "Elliðavatn"

The view from our balcony, Lake "Elliðavatn"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Hengill"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Hengill"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Esja"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Esja"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Bláfjöll"

The view from our balcony, Mountain "Bláfjöll"

Kolbrún and Eiríkur

Kolbrún and Eiríkur

Kolbrún, Kolbjörn and Eiríkur

Kolbrún, Kolbjörn and Eiríkur

Edda & Anna

Edda & Anna

Skiing holiday

Skiing holiday

Skiing tournament

Skiing tournament

Skiing holiday

Skiing holiday

Running Chicago Marathon

Running Chicago Marathon

Performing in Harpa Concert hall

Performing in Harpa Concert hall

Practice time

Practice time

Horse riding

Horse riding

Mountain hiking

Mountain hiking

Footballer after a tournament

Footballer after a tournament

Gymnastics tournament

Gymnastics tournament

Our home from outside The TV room upstairs The TV room upstairs The Living room upstairs The Living room upstairs The Kitchen & Dining room The Kitchen The children, Edda, Anna and Kolbjorn, in the Kitchen/Dining room area Our girls playing in the Living room upstairs The children, Sigríður Edda (6y), Kolbjörn (20y) and Anna (7y) Eiríkur and Kolbrún The view from our balcony, Lake "Elliðavatn" The view from our balcony, Mountain "Hengill" The view from our balcony, Mountain "Esja" The view from our balcony, Mountain "Bláfjöll" Kolbrún and Eiríkur Kolbrún, Kolbjörn and Eiríkur Edda & Anna Skiing holiday Skiing tournament Skiing holiday Running Chicago Marathon Performing in Harpa Concert hall Practice time Horse riding Mountain hiking Footballer after a tournament Gymnastics tournament
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2014


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Villa in Reykjavik Capital Region, Iceland

Beautiful modern design villa with private garden. Spacious, bright and well equipped (257 m2) with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, garage, large modern kitchen / dining area with entrance out to a terrace area, large living room with fantastic view over the lake and the mountain and spacious TV room 60' TV. We are a happy family of five; children age 6, 7 and 20.

Spectacular natural surroundings in a quiet neighborhood at the east site of the capital region of Reykjavik, 20 minutes' drive from Reykjavik city centrum. There is a beautiful view from our house over the surrounding mountains and the lake (5 min walking distance). In the area is one of the most popular outdoor area in Iceland (Heiðmörk) with numerous hiking paths, fishing lakes, golf course, horse stables and one of Icelands popular geothermal outdoor swimming pools.

There is short driving distance to Keflavik airport (45min) and Iceland’s’ most popular tourist attractions Bláa lónið (45min), Thingvellir (1h), Gullfoss (1.5h) and Geysir (1.5h). Our car, Skoda Octavia 4x4 diesel station wagon model 2012, is spacious, comfortable and has low fuel consumption.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • engineer
  • pharmacist

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5
  • Total Area: 257 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Garage

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Islenska

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Keflavik Airport - 45 min

  • forest Heiðmörk nature reserve (1948) (2.8 km)
  • shopping Groceries (1.2 km)
  • lake Elliðavatn (2.3 km)
  • golfing Vífilstaðavöllur (4.3 km)

Occupation

  • engineer
  • pharmacist

Children

  • Boy - Age: 24
  • Girl - Age: 11
  • Girl - Age: 10

Pets

  • labrador retriever - will not be located at the house during the house exchange

About Our Family

We are a family of five. The children are two girls age 6 (Edda) and 7 (Anna) and a 20 year old boy (Kolbjörn). Eiríkur has recently turned 43 years old, works in finance and has university degrees in engineering and business administration. His main hobbies are running, skiing and other activities. Kolbrún will turn 43 years this summer, she is educated as a pharmacist and has an MBA degree. She is running her own business and has a small pharmaceutical company. Kolbjörn is recently graduated and is working in building constructions and starts his university study next autum. Anna is a happy girl, plays violin and practices gymanstics. Edda is in football, gymnastics and has just started to play piano.

Lifestyle

We all love travelling and have visited many fantastic places both in Iceland and abroad. We especially like being in a beautiful nature and visiting historical places. We spend a lot of our free time together as a family and are fund of all sorts of outdoor activities like going to the outdoor geothermal swimming pools, hiking, running and skiing. Reading good books and being around good friends are also an important part of our live.

References

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