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Reykjavík, Iceland

Living room

Living room

The river in Elliðarárdalur

The river in Elliðarárdalur

Árbæjarlaug public pool

Árbæjarlaug public pool

Fylkir Football Stadium 3 min

Fylkir Football Stadium 3 min

Linda and Magnus

Linda and Magnus

Rakel and Sandra

Rakel and Sandra

Living room The river in Elliðarárdalur Árbæjarlaug public pool Fylkir Football Stadium 3 min Linda and Magnus Rakel and Sandra
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Exchange dates Duration
June 01, 2019 - August 31, 2019 2 weeks

A wonderful spacious townhouse in Reykjavik

Our home is a 3 floor townhouse in a suburb called Árbær near the beautiful valley of Elliðarárdalur. See information on webside. https://guidetoiceland.is/connect-with-locals/jorunnsg/a-hidden-gem-in-reykjavik-city.

We have 4 - 5 bedrooms. On the upper floor are 4 rooms; 3 bedrooms with double rooms, tv-room w/sofa (single room) and one bathroom - on ground floor are a large living-room with dinner table for 10 p and TV, kitchen, another bathroom and laundry-room. We also have a large basement room (26m2) where 3-4 people can sleep. In back of the house there is a nice porch with a grill, dining table and chairs. We also have a trampoline in the garden.

We are pretty centrally located, only 15 minutes away from downtown Reykjavik. Or neighbourhood has everything you could need, a public swimming pool ( 5 min. walk), playground, grocery stores, gym and restaurants and there is a bus stop three minutes from our house with direct links to downtown Reykjavik

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 1 Children
  • 1 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Specialist in public procurement
  • IT specialist

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 3
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 9
  • Living Area: 40 m2
  • Total Area: 220 m2

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed
  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Guitar

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 2

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Keflavík - 51 km

Our home is located only a two minute walk away from a beautiful outdoor area called Elliðarárdalur where you can take walks along the river, explore the wildlife and just enjoy Icelandic nature!
In our neighborhood there is Arbaejarlaug a fantastic public pool with a gym inside and we have football fields nearby. You will also find grocery stores, a bar, flower shop, Dominos pizza and gas stations all within a 5 min walk.
Right outside our house is a bus stop and it takes about 15 minutes to go downtown.
If you wish to explore the country it is best done by car, here are some examples of locations from our house.

Esja - 20 min drive (Mountain with a great view over Reykjavik)
Keflavik Airport - 45 min drive
Blue Lagoon - 45 min drive
Borgarnes - 1 hr drive
Hveragerði - 30 min drive (Here is an awesome hiking trail up a mountain with hot springs!)
Selfoss - 40 min drive
Gullfoss & Geysir - 1:30 hr drive
Akureyri - 4:30 hr drive

Occupation

  • Specialist in public procurement
  • IT specialist

Children

  • Girl - Age: 17

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a family of 5 people. We have two daughters (16, 28), and a son-in law (28). We are especially interested in travelling to Austria, England, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and Spain.

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