Spacious seaside home with mountain views

Spacious seaside home with mountain views




Jun 2018

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our charming house was built in 1924 but has been fully renovated and has all modern conveniences including central heating, wi-fi, washing machine and drier, diswasher and barbeque.

Situated in a small village of ca 100 permanent inhabitants on the island of Hrísey, ca 25 minute drive north of Akureyri, the largest town of northern Iceland. The island is rached by a ferry which goes every two hourse from 7 in the morning until 23.30 in the everning (21.30 in winters). Despite its small size the village has excellent services, with a shop, two restaurants and a public swiming pool. The island is known for its tranquility and rich bird life. There are plenty od walks a rich cultural life.

The house has two main floors. On the lowe floor there is a large living room and a TV lounge/gaming room with a pool/ping pong table. The living room connects with the spacious and modern kitchen with a small bathroom / washing room and pantry with a back-door. The living room opens on to a balcony with a barbecue and on the south side there is a large deck with garden furniture and an adjacent tree house. On the upper floor there is a small communal area and a balcony with fabulous sea-views and four bedrooms: The master bedroom with a large double bed, two bedrooms with small double beds and a children's bedroom with bunk-beds which can sleep up to seven children.


More about us

  1. We are a family of four, our two children are aged 12 and 18.

  2. Maria works in theatre, film and television; Orri is a university lecturer who will be on sabbatical in Lisbon for autumn term 2018

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Where is it?


Hrísey is a small and tranquil community on an island in Eyjafjörður, northern Iceland. It is reached by a 15 min ferry ride from Árskógssandur - the ferry goes every two hours, from 7 in the morning to 23.30 in the evening (iin summer - in winter the last ride is at 21.30). The village has a shop, two restaurants, a public swimming pool and a local museum dedicated to the shark fisheries. Detailed information on

Buzzy restaurants
Verbúðin 66
Cozy cafés
Eyjakaffi - only open in summer
Bit of culture
Local museum
Walks in the park
Plenty of signposted walks

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