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A nice house 160 sqm in south-west site of Iceland just 700 m. from the ocean and 50 km. from the capital.
Our house lies in a residential area Akranes and it has about 6500 residents. About 40 minutes by car to the city of Iceland Reykjavík. It is also near a beautiful nature both the ocean and mountains so there is a lot you can do not far away from the house.
Our home is a lovely old fashioned home on 2 floors with a nice garden that belongs to the house. It has the charm of an old house but we are rebuilding some of it every year.
We made the terrace bigger to put a hut tub on it so now we can take a bath outsite all year around because here is a lot of hot natural wather.
On the first floor there is a modern kitchen and open living room and dining room a small guest toilet near the hall. Then when you come up the stairs there are 3 bedrooms one is for our 5 year old son so the bed in his room is for a child under 10 years old but the other ones are for the parents and another one is for an adult ( Our teenager is 13 years old). There is also a room we use as a closet and in there, there is a mattress for a couple if you want. In the parents bedroom is a computer and Internet (free access) and wifi. There is also a nice bathroom on the floor where you can take a hot nice bath and a shower.
During the summer on a sunny day, we enjoy being in the garden and take our coffee out site and our kids play in the garden. There is an outdoor barbecue, a closed sandbox to play in for the children and a swing. And if the weather is nice we live about 10 minutes walk from a really nice beach which has hot showers in the summer (and you do not have to pay for it ) and also about 2 minutes walk from the beach there is a nice swimming pool with several hot tubs and a sauna.
Our house is perfect for families, but also for couples or singles. It can host 6-7 persons (as we have big mattresses in the closet room) We have TV and Play-station 3 and some DVDs.
We have also a small house in our garden with 8 chickens so there are fresh eggs every day but we will ask our friend to feed them when we are gone so there is no
responsibility because of them and they can be in the house all the time no problem so you do not have to have anything to do with them if you do not want it. They are really friendly and we often let the children play with them and hold them and they don't do anything.
We took the photos now in the winter time in December but the garden is much nicer in the summertime. Now there is snow everywhere and about 18-20 hours of darkness but in summer there is about 4-6 hours of night so people from other countries find that really strange.
We rent out our basement but there is a small flat there and there is a single boy about 30 years old renting it and we rent also our garage there we made a little flat as well and there is a senior citizen renting it and they are really nice and friendly. We do not normally notice that they live here they are so quiet and nice to live with. Also if you need any help with something in the house they are so helpful and they will help you no problem.
Our car will be included and it is a Ford Focus C-max 11 years old but a nice family car for 5 people.
- 2 Erwachsene
- 2 Kind(er)
- 1 Vollzogene Tausche
- general office work
- Art des Heims: Haus
- Etage: 160
- Angaben zur Umgebung: In einem Vorort
- Schlafzimmer: 4
- Badezimmer: 2
- Schlafplätze: 6
In meinem Haus
- Haustiere - Erlaubt
- Kleinkinder - Erlaubt
- Auto erforderlich
- kostenloser Internet-Zugang
- Computer benutzbar
- Badewanne oder Whirlpool
- Spiele und Spielzeuge
- Fahrräder: 3
- Offen für alle Angebote
- Paris, France
- Krónan Supermarket (0.4 km)
- Golfklúbburinn Leynir (2.7 km)
- Skógrækt (2.8 km)
- Sjórinn (the sea) (0.2 km)
- Langisandur (0.9 km)
- Akrafjall (5.7 km)
- Bryggja (Pier) (1.3 km)
Akranes is just 50 km from Reykjavík. Akranes is the largest town on the west coast of Iceland and has a vibrant cultural and sporting life.
With a population of around 6,500, Akranes offers a whole range of services, activities and places of interest, including its unique yellow sand beach. There are plenty of hiking opportunities in the surrounding landscape, while a number of museums explore the area's culture and history.
Around Akranes. The town beach, Langisandur, is unusual in Iceland for having golden sand and ocean swimming is popular with locals. The nearby mountain of Akrafjall is a busy hiking and picnic area, with a great outlook over Faxaflói bay. Meanwhile, the two lighthouses at Breiðin, in the south of Akranes, offer further stunning views across the surrounding landscape.
The public bus service takes you to Reykjavík and there is also city a bus in Akranes that can take you in a tour for free.
Here is a video on YouTube of the town.
- general office work
- Junge - Alter: 9
- Junge - Alter: 17
- chickens in the garden
Vorstellungstext über sich bzw. Ihre Familie
We are a married couple that both work outside of the home. The wife works in an office in the village and the husband is a electrician and works in Reykjavík. We have 2 children living here one teenager boy 15 years old and another 7 years.
We love being together as a family and we have some hobbies that we all do together. In the winter time we go skiing, we enjoy the nature and go to the mountains, In the summer we love hanging out with friends, travelling abroad, we love the ocean and the beach, barbecue in the garden, go to a summerhouse together, go swimming, animals all kind of them and sometimes we borrow our friend dog to the house, The husband loves hunting and is a scout so he loves camping so sometimes we go with him and he is also in Akranes rescue team if someone is in danger he will come and rescue them. The wife loves cooking good meals and knitting