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Charming 130 year old house in Eyrin village, in Ísafjörður town in the Westfjords for sale

By Staff

  • Built in 1884 The house stands on Eyrin, "The Spit" where the harbour of the town of Ísafjörður stands and where the village formed in the 19th century. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor.

The dream house for anyone who has ever dreamt about settling in a small fishing village in Iceland has come on the market: A charming small 19th century house in the town of Ísafjörður, the "capital of the Westfjörds" is on the market. The asking price for the 156 square meter (1,680 sq ft) house is 24,300,000 (ca 214,000 USD/204,000 EUR).

The house has two bedrooms, one living room, a kitchen and a newly renovated bathroom. The basement has a laundry room and ample storage, and a new garage where you can for example store your snowboard!

Read more: Watch an amazing video of snowboarders conquer the Westfjords' mountains

The house is located in the old town of Ísafjörður, on the split, Eyrin, where the proximity to the harbour and old timber houses dating back to the 19th century and early 20th century remind us of the history of this charming fishing town, one of the oldest urban settlements in Iceland. The house, which was built in 1884, is protected. It has undergone some renovation in the past few years, and it has a well maintained back yard, including a hot tub, perfect for relaxing after returning from snow boarding in the nearby mountains, whale watching or surfing on the fjord!

Read more:Record numbers of humpbacks in Ísafjörður bay in the Westfjords

For more photos and information head over to the property listing, here.

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Local flavour The living room is watched over by a beautifully horned sheep. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

Tangagata 4, house for sale

Cozy The living room is not huge, but large enough for entertaining and parties. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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The TV corner Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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A newly renovated bathroom Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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The kitchen The kitchen has mid-20th century cabinets which are in great shape, adding to the charm of the ouse. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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Stairs to second floor Two bedrooms on the second floor, in addition to master bedroom with a walk-in closet on first floor. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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The back yard and hot tub A well maintained back-yard with a deck. Photo/Sigurður Samúelsson, realtor

 

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