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Reykjavík, Iceland

Living room

Living room

Back porch

Back porch

Kitchen

Kitchen

Our house

Our house

Bedroom in cellar

Bedroom in cellar

smaller bathroom

smaller bathroom

Back porch

Back porch

Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom

Guestroom

Guestroom

TV room

TV room

Main bathroom

Main bathroom

Stairway

Stairway

Back porch with barbeque

Back porch with barbeque

Laundry room

Laundry 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

Darri

Darri

Birkir

Birkir

Rakel and Sandra

Rakel and Sandra

Living room Back porch Kitchen Our house Bedroom in cellar smaller bathroom Back porch Master bedroom Bedroom Guestroom TV room Main bathroom Stairway Back porch with barbeque Laundry room The river in Elliðarárdalur Árbæjarlaug public pool Fylkir Football Stadium 3 min Linda and Magnus Darri Birkir Rakel and Sandra
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2017
Exchange dates Duration
July 21, 2018 - August 18, 2018 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 flour are a large living-room with dinner table for 10 p and TV, kitchen, another bathrooms 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. A car exchange is an option - we have Santa Fe w 7 seats. Offers for 2 familys are welcome, too.

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, banks 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
  • 3 Children
  • 0 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

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: 1

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Italy
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

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

  • Boy - Age: 7
  • Girl - Age: 16
  • Boy - Age: 12

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a family of nine people. We have three daughters (16, 27 and 35), two son-in-laws(27 and 31) and two grand children aged 7 and 12 years old and we would like to take a family holiday together in 2018. We are especially interested in travelling to Austria, Germany, France, north Italy, Switzerland and Spain.

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