Very nice flat near Reykjavík centre.

Very nice flat near Reykjavík centre.

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Very nice 145 m2 flat, in a tranquil neighbourhood close to the centre of Reykjavík (c.a.7 km). The flat is on the 2th floor in a house that has three apartment. Our street is very quiet and also the neighbourhood. There are grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, swimmingpool, sport centers and a spa close by. Its also easy to find a bus stops. Our house is about 800m from Laugardalur park.
In Laugardalur you will find a youth hostel, a campsite, and the largest outdoor thermal pool in Reykjavík, Laugardalslaug, in which you can swim all year round. Laugardalur also boasts a beautiful botanical garden featuring an impressive selection of Arctic flowers and plants. Beneath the branches of a leafy grove in the gardens you'll find the lovely Café Flora.
The Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur is open all year. The Zoo includes most Icelandic animals, both wild and domesticated, from foxes, reindeer and seals to cattle, horses and sheep. In summer the Family Park offers many rides and play equipment for children of all ages. It is also very good place for walking,cycling and jogging.
I work as a full-time theacher and my wife is a midwife and nurse and works in the labour ward in Landspitalinn. We have three girls. They are 18, 16 and 11 years old.

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More about us

  1. We are a couple who have three lovely daughters, 17, 15 and 10 years old.

  2. Stella is a midwife and a nurse and Óli is a teacher

  3. We love traveling, learning about other cultures, running marathons and spending quality time with our children

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

We life in a lively but a quiet neighbourhood. It is centers around a street called Langholtsvegur. It is mostly populated by families. It has schools, a church, swimmingpool, park, grocery stores, fast food restaurants and most of what a family needs. Reykjavík is not big so everything is close by.

Buzzy restaurants
Zaffran, Tokyo sushi, Gló (organic food, vegetarian), Eldsmiðjan (pizza), Fastfood: Metro, Kentucky fried ch.,Subway, Pad thai, Thai eldhúsið, Huppa icecream.
Cool bars
Many in downtown Reykjavík only 20 min bus ride.
Cozy cafés
Kaffi Milano, Passion bakery
Retail therapy
A lot of stores and the Kringlan Mall is not very far away
Bit of culture
Ásmundarsafn (sculptor), Laugardalur park.
Walks in the park
Laugardalur park and Elliðaárdalur
Spot of exercise
Swimmingpool (Laugardalslaug), Hreyfing gym and spa and World class gym.
Day tripping
Walk in park, Elliðaárdalur, walk down town by the sea, go swimming.

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