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IS12015

Reykjavík, Iceland

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom looking into the kitchen on the left is a door which leads to the balcony

Livingroom looking into the kitchen on the left is a door which leads to the balcony

Kitchen

Kitchen

Bedroom hallway

Bedroom hallway

Masterbedroom Baby bed and double bed (180x200 cm)

Masterbedroom Baby bed and double bed (180x200 cm)

Masterbedroom with a door which leads to the balcony

Masterbedroom with a door which leads to the balcony

Masterbedroom

Masterbedroom

Bathroom with a washing machine

Bathroom with a washing machine

Children´s room

Children´s room

Children´s room

Children´s room

Children´s room

Children´s room

Children´s room with a good view

Children´s room with a good view

Reykjavík

Reykjavík

Nauthólsvík. Reykjavík´s beach

Nauthólsvík. Reykjavík´s beach

There are many public swimming pools in Reykjavik.

There are many public swimming pools in Reykjavik.

Northern lights.

Northern lights.

Reykjavik

Reykjavik

Austurvöllur

Austurvöllur

The harbour with Harpa in the background

The harbour with Harpa in the background

Livingroom Livingroom Livingroom Livingroom looking into the kitchen on the left is a door which leads to the balcony Kitchen Bedroom hallway Masterbedroom Baby bed and double bed (180x200 cm) Masterbedroom with a door which leads to the balcony Masterbedroom Bathroom with a washing machine Children´s room Children´s room Children´s room Children´s room with a good view Reykjavík Nauthólsvík. Reykjavík´s beach There are many public swimming pools in Reykjavik. Northern lights. Reykjavik Austurvöllur The harbour with Harpa in the background
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Member since

2012


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Flat in Reykjavik, Iceland

Brief description
The apartment is 105 m2 on a 3rd floor in a lovely house in quiet street. It is a comfortable place for a couple or a couple with up to 3 children, to stay in Reykjavik this summer.

Sleeping arrangement
There are three bedrooms. One of them has a double bed for 2 adults and a bed for a baby. Bedroom no. 2 has one bed (90x200 cm) and lots of toys. Bedroom no.3 has one bed (80x200 cm) and a nice desk. But we can arrange for another single bed in that room. There is a nice and large balcony(south). There is a washing machine in the bathroom. Wifi router (internet connection) is within the apartment.

The neighbourhood
The apartment is in a walking distance to many attractions. Laugardalur, which is a big outdoor and leisure area is in a 5 minutes walking distance. There you can find a Zoo, family park, swimming pool, Ice skating arena and a big green area. There are many shops near the apartment, the next grocery store is in 7 minutes walk and a thai takeaway, nice sushi restaurant, middle eastern restaurant, pizza place, a burger joint, sandwich place and a chicken restaurant are all in a 5-10 minutes walking distance from the apartment. Also in a 7 minutes walk is the local sport bar and it turns into a karaoke bar in weekends. By car you are 10 minutes away from the city center.

Car and bikes
We have a car and three bikes. One of the bikes has a chair for small children, up to 18 kg. Also we a small bike for a 4 year old.

It’s our ambition to make our guests feel welcome and we will provide good information of interesting sights, excursions and recommendations to our favourite restaurants, shops, etc.

How to get there from the airport
The airport is located 45 minutes from the city center and is serviced conveniently and regularly by the Flybus. The flybus stops at Reykjavik´s main Bus station.

How to get there from the city center
You can take a taxi or drive there in 10 minutes or take the bus to the city center inn 20 minutes.

Distance from the apartment

        To the airport
        45.00 km


        To the bus station
        300 m

Iceland was chosen the best place to travel to in 2012 by Lonely planet
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/europe/travel-tips-and-articles/76855

Best wishes, Ágústa, Hörður, Úlfhildur and Birta

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 6 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Teacher and a project manager
  • Project manager

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 3
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4
  • Living Area: 35 m2
  • Total Area: 105 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Hospitality exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Croatia
  • Italy

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Occupation

  • Teacher and a project manager
  • Project manager

Children

  • Girl - Age: 7
  • Girl - Age: 3

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a family of four. Ágústa is a teacher and a project manager at the University of Iceland. Hörður is a project manager at the Red Cross of Iceland. Úlfhildur was born the summer of 2013 and is always smiling. And Birta was born in January and is a happy child. We had three very pleasent home exchanges in the summer of 2012 in Spain, one great one in Belgium the summer of 2014 and one in Copenhagen and one in Helsinki in 2016.

Lifestyle

We love to travel and discover other cultures.
We have a passion for good food and to discover new things. Hörður loves running and football. Ágústa loves reading, swimming and taking long walks. Úlfhildur loves animals, singing and playing. Birta is starting to walk and is always discovering new things.

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