Icelandic Architect Agla Marta Marteinsdóttir Captures The Island's Volcanic Beauty

Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland
Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • House
  • 4 BR
  • Sleeps 6
  • from $ 370 nt
Icelandic & Scandinavian Design

After studying for years in Denmark, architect Agla Marta Marteinsdóttir returned home to Iceland’s southern region, bringing her inspirations and fondness of Scandinavian design that informs her aesthetic. 

Looking south, west and north out onto the vast expanses of ancient glacial landscapes, this vacation home for rent in Iceland is a modern homage to both northern styles. 

The cherry red two story home’s light filled spaces of geometric simplicity are modern and comfortable, and designed to focus the eye outward.

Located an hour inland from Reykjavik, the area is perfect for a peaceful escape, while still being near to the island’s most breathtaking natural wonders.  

Description

Built by Icelandic architect Agla Marta Marteinsdóttir in 2010, this vacation home rental in Iceland is situated on a gently sloping mountain overlooking the starkly beautiful and ancient volcanic landscapes of the south.

Spacious, warm and modern, the main focus in the layout is communal living with the spotlight on the natural surroundings. 

The main living area on the first floor is the heart of the house, with a fully equipped modern kitchen and dining area that divides the lounge areas.  Large windows capture the exquisite views and illuminate the interiors from every room.

The mid-section combines three bedrooms, two singles and two doubles, sleeping up to six guests. The geothermal heating warms the interiors throughout the seasons, both inside the house and outside in the jacuzzi for admiring the northern lights.

The grounds are kept wild with natural vegetation, attracting migrating birds, geese and swans who are regular guests in the area.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Wifi throughout, cable TV, kitchen and bath amenities, laundry facilities, outdoor grill, private parking.

AROUND

Just over an hour’s drive inland from the cultural and urban center of the capital of Reykjavik, the Skalholt region founded in 1056 in Holtabyggð, is one of the oldest in the country and is a real treat for history buffs. The small town of Fludir is the local village with shops and cafes to stop, and there are miles of hiking trails in and around nearby Langholtsfjall mountain.

Don’t miss the “Golden Circle” route, where Eurasia meets North America featuring some of the island’s most amazing natural beauty and the famous volcano Mount Hekla with it’s strange and beautiful lava fields. Adjacent to Þingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Thingvallavatn (the largest lake in Iceland), the house is also within a short drive to Hengill volcanic area, the river Öxará, Gullfoss waterfall, the hot springs area of Geysir, and the Kerid crater for both winter and summer attractions.

LOCATION: Hrunamannahreppur, Holtabyggð, South Iceland. Nearest Airport: Reykjavik, Keflavik Airport (160km)

BEST TIME TO VISIT: From September to April for the northern lights and summers for the midnight sun.

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  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals
  • Solvellir, Fludir, Iceland | vacation home rentals

Solvellir

from $370/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
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Cancellation Policy:

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Info
Bedrooms4 Bedrooms
Bed Type2 Double, 2 Single
KitchenFully equipped
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Accommodate6 Guests
InternetWifi throughout
Kid FriendlyStairs are steep and not suitable for young children
Pet friendlyNo
ViewBeautiful glacial landscapes
Rates
Cleaning (One Time)$100
Check-In2:00 PM
Check-Out11:00 AM
Cancellation2 Week minimum
Season Start Date End Date Nightly Min Stay
StandardJan 1Dec 31$3703 nights
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