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The farmhouse was built in 1926 but tastefully renovated and equipped to a modern standard of comfortThe farm is situated on a almost 4000 acres of unspoiled highland above Myvatn lake
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Engidalur Farm

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Engidalur Farm

Ketill User Profile
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean10 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Outstanding hospitality9 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.

NEW! Engidalur farm is close to Mývatn and the highland to the south with broad views all the way to Vatnajökull glacier. Solitude, unspoiled nature, birdlife and wast spaces. Suitable for groups, couples and families (with kids). On a good day Vatnajökull glacier can be seen to the south. It takes approx. 25 minutes to drive from Myvatn to the farm.


Laptop friendly workspace
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 5PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


32 Reviews

Steve User Profile
August 2018
This is a charming, secluded farm house in the rolling scrubland some 20-30 minutes off of the main road. The location is striking in its isolation, in a good way, as far as we were concerned. You can stroll the nearby hills enveloped in a rare silence, interrupted only sporadic…
Francesca User Profile
August 2018
Very beautiful home in a very nice and quite place. The hospitality has been perfect more than we can image! we hope to come again!
Joey User Profile
August 2018
Though the house is a bit far from the city centre nearby, the host provided detailed and clear instructions on how to drive there. And they have provided some cheese, cereals, breads... for us as well. As there was some network problem, I could not contact the host for my late a…
Cristina User Profile
July 2018
Amazing house, full of history, very comfortable and clean. The location could be an adventure mainly if is foggy!
Wannes User Profile
July 2018
Beautiful historic house with all the facilities you might need. Very beautiful and quiet location, at the cost of a longer drive (half an hour over gravel road) towards the lake. The owners are very friendly and provide you with very detailed information and even mosquito nets. …
Susan User Profile
July 2018
This is a great house with loving history. It was built by a typical Icelandic couple around 1930. They had 12 children. There is a binder with all sorts of pictures telling how the family lived in the house. It was so interesting to see. Kentill's sister met us at the house and …
Alex User Profile
July 2018
Ketill and his assistant are extremely responsive and thoughtful. Their cottage is a lovely place which needs a bit of driving, you may need 25-30min drive once you get off from the No. 1 road and heading to the town. However you will find all the effort is worthy, as this place …

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Kirkjubæjarklaustur, IcelandJoined in November 2014
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33 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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