An attractive contemporary mountain view villa in excellent condition, surrounded by nature, within a short distance to the center of Reykjavik and to the national park Thingvellir.
This quiet all year home has the best of both worlds, located approximately 20 minutes from the restaurants and the city action downtown Reykjavík and only minutes from some of the unique national treasures in Iceland.
The property is located in a calm residential area within the town of Mosfellsbaer. This area is surrounded with beautiful mountains and a river that creates an extremely relaxing and unique atmosphere.
Mosfellsbaer is a suburban town of the capital Reykjavik city, and holds approximately 10 thousand inhabitants. The town provides various services such as; public swimming pools, hot tubs, gyms, golf courses, horse rentals, hiking and biking trails that connect to Reykjavik City Center. There are bakeries, supermarkets, farmers market and easy access to healthcare/pharmacies.
Also the largest sport and entertainment complex in the Reykjavik area is located within 7 minutes driving distance, with cinemas, bowling, skating, gym, restaurants etc.
Mosfellsbaer is the hometown of the only Icelandic nobel price winner in literature, Halldor Kiljan Laxness, the band Sigurós, and the uprising band Kaleo. From that fact one could argue that the surroundings in Mosfellsbær stimulates creativity.
Specifics about the house:
The villa was built 1993, and was is designed in a a modern Scandinavian style, high ceilings, natural light, hard wood floors and a a patio with a grill. There are four bedrooms, two bath rooms, family/tv room, dining room, open space kitchen, living room with a fireplace, laundry room, entrance hall and a garage.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with a bathroom and kingsize bed and an 27” Imac.
Bedroom 2: Bedroom with a double sized bed and a 43” Samsung Smart TV.
Bedroom 3: Is a children bedroom with high bed and play area.
Bedroom 4: A children bedroom with single bed/convertible to a double bed and a play area.
TV/Family Space: Has a comfortable family sofa and is equipped with 65” Samsung Smart TV and Samsung Sound System, has access to Netflix and VOD.
Dining Room: Has a large dining table which easily seats 10 people, and if enlarged it can sit up to 16 people.
Kitchen: It is fully equipped with all necessary equipment.
Living Room: Is spacious and has two sofas, lounging chair, tivoli sound system and a fire place.
Bathroom 1: Has a shower.
Bathroom 2: Has a shower and a bath tub.
Laundry Room: Has a washing machine, dryer, and ironing station.
Has i) freezer, ii)refrigerator, iii) treadmill, iv) home weights, v) two mountain bikes, vi) bikes for children 2-12 years old, v) road/racer bike.
Outdoor Area: The surrounding garden consists of:
i) grass play area with a trampoline and a sandbox,
ii) large concrete terrace with dining area, Weber gas barbecue,
iii) parking lot,
iv) wild nature.
v) fire pit.
Although the house is built in a small neighbourhood the house is very private and the main areas of the house phase the wilderness, local woods and the mountains.
This is the perfect spot for the country side atmosphere within the city area.
Commuting and other attractions:
It is easy to commute from Mosfellsbaer to the city center of Reykjavik, via car, public transport or even by a bike. Public Transport between Mosfellsbaer and Reykjavik is running day and in the evening. There is a bus stop in 5 minutes walking distance from our house, and the bus to Reykjavik goes every 15 minutes.
It is also easy to take a taxi from Reykjavik City Centre to our place.
This is a fantastic place as a base for day tours to popular tourist attractions such as Golden Circle, South Coast, Snæfellsnes Penisula, Into the Glacier and the Blue Lagoon.