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Stekkholt - Luxury Lodge


Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villa for up to 10 Persons with Hot-Tub

Our modern and comfortable holiday home Stekkholt is located near the town of Selfoss in southern Iceland. It is an ideal holiday home Iceland for travellers and offers even large family (or 2 families) with up to 10 people enough space.

The house has 4 bedrooms, of which the large master bedroom offers a walk-in closet and a King-size bed with 213cm length. The middle two bedrooms are furnished with a queen-size bed and wardrobe. The fourth bedroom has bunk bed, which has in the lower level of a queen-size bed and on the upper level a single bed, and a wardrobe.

All beds have been purchased in the spring of 2013 and the double beds are comfortable box spring beds

All bedroom windows are fitted with light-proof curtains.

On the sofa bed in the TV area there is an additional bed for one person.

The well equipped kitchen is spacious and equipped with a 4 cooking zone ceramic stove top and an oven.

The large refrigerator with freezer, water dispenser and Ice-Crusher stowes also a major shopping.

The supermarkets in Selfoss have a good offer and best prices for Icelandic standards.

There is a dishwasher and hot running geothermal water.

Microwave, coffee maker, kettle and toaster are also available in the kitchen.

The spacious and bright living / dining room is newly decorated in spring 2013 and receives next to a large dining table that provides ample space for 10 people, large and comfortable sofas.

The living room offers a beautiful view of the mountain Ingólfsfjall.

The TV area has a comfortable sofa bed and a large flat-screen TV with satellite reception,with numerous German and some English channels and a Blue-ray player.

Wifi is free off charge with 4.8GB included per day.

Excess volume will be charged.

The house has two bathrooms, both equipped with a shower and toilet.

From the large main bathroom leads a door to the Hot-Tub on the patio.

The Hot Tub (hot pot) is filled by geothermally heated 38 ° C hot water and can accommodate 8-10 people. A bath in the warm water is just on cold winter nights when the northern lights dance in the sky, an indescribable experience.

The large, partially covered patio is equipped with garden furniture and a gas BBQ.

The supermarkets offer a wide selection of grilled meats, sausages, and grilled potatoes in many variations.

For our little guests we can provide a cot and a high chair.

Free Internet with WIFI (max. 4.8GB per day for traffic included, no limit for Icelandic websites, exceeded volume will be charged afterwards)

The garage is not available and is not part of the lease.

On the 10ha property are most of the time about horses. If interested, we can organize a tour or riding a horse riding lesson you like.

The size of the House is 159 m² / 10.76 sq ft.

In our house, you can enjoy your stay. It is the perfect starting point for day trips to attractions such as the Golden Circle with the world famous Geysir Strokkur, the waterfall Gullfoss, National park Þingvellir, lake Laugarvatn and the crater Kerið.

The south coast, with attractions such as the Þórsmörk, the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss, Dyrhólaey, the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Myrdalsjökull is close by.

From the house you have a beautiful view of the mountain Ingólfsfjall and the volcanoes Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull are also in sight.

To Reykjavík, it is just a 60 km (37 miles) drive and to the international airport Keflavik it is only 102 kilometers (63 miles)

Selfoss is 4.5 km (2,8miles) away. There are good restaurants and cafes, supermarkets (Bónus, Kronan and net) and numerous shops, petrol stations and garages, a swimming pool with water slide, hotel and guest houses, a campground, a hospital and several doctors.

Selfoss is incorrectly listed on various maps as Sveitarfélagið Árborg.

It is just off the Ring Road No. 1 and connected with several bus routes to Reykjavik, Vik and surrounding towns.

Change over days are Thursday and Sunday!

No Smoking in the House!

The House may not be entered with street-shoes.

Garbage must be separated.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach South Coast 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Keflavík 102 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking

The South Iceland region

The House is in the Flóa Hreppur district close to the Town Selfoss in South Iceland.

It is just one hour drive to Reykjavík and about 1 1/2 hours to the International Airport Keflavik.

Many of Icelands main tourist attractions are close by, like the famous Golden Circle with the Geysir in the Geothermal area Haukadalur, the breath-taking waterfall Gullfoss, the warm lake Laugarvatn with the modern Fontana-Spa and the National-Park Þingvellir.

The South-Coast with the Waterfalls Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss, the Glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull and Cape Dyrholaey, where you are able to watch Puffins during the summer, is just a short drive away.


Selfoss is 4.5 km (2,7 miles) close by. There are good restaurants and cafes, supermarkets (Bónus, Kronan and Netto) and numerous shops, petrol stations and garages, a swimming pool with water slide, hotel and guest houses, a campground, a hospital and several doctors.

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Review 1-4 of 4

16 Nov 2014



Thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful holiday home. The photographs do not do it justice - it is fabulous. Close to Selfoss and amenities; well equipped kitchen; very contemporary and comfor… More

28 May 2014


"Excellent home and location"

The house has everything you could wish for and more, plenty of space for a large family we enjoyed sitting in the hot tub in the evening's.The views are lovely around the house and is in a good… More

6 Jan 2014


"Fantastic home and location"

Our stay in Iceland was not necessarily the best time of the year to go due to weather but we had a wonderful experience all the same. Sven was very accommodating and his family home was absolutely perfect; incredibly well organized and we lacked for nothing. The space was perfect for two families with four young children.

What brought us to Iceland during this time was to see the northern lights and we were not disappointed. The house is an easy driving distance to many sites on the southern side of the island.

All in all a wonderful country, beautiful home and great hosts.

12 Dec 2013


"Stunning house in the countryside"

Our group of 9 were looking for a house where we might be able to catch a glimpse of the northern lights, although cloudy weather disappointed us on that front, the house Stekkholt was absolutely fantastic.

The whole house appears brand new and extremely well equipped, the kitchen had everything we could possibly need and more; the bedrooms were large and very comfortable, the house easily fitting our group. It was very easy to find and put us in a good spot for exploring the main sites during the day.

The outdoor hot tub is another huge plus and great in the cold weather (though stay in too long in winter and your hair will freeze!)

We were so pleased that the accommodation was so nice, as it really did make up for the poor weather.

Thanks for your review and your stay at our House.
You are always welcome back.

Best regards

Review 1-4 of 4

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Calendar last updated:29 Nov 2014

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Languages spoken
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  • German