Bakkastofa - Our House
Búðarhamar, is one of the distinctive early 20th century houses in Eyrarbakki. It was built by a well to do entepreneur Andrés Jónsson in 1916 to accomodate his family as well as the general store he opened on the ground floor.
A man with a keen view on the future, Andrés had his new house wirered for electrical power not yet available in Eyrabakki. This didn´t stop our man who one day hauled a machine from his boat and lit his new castle up under the thundering beat of the motor. The first illuminated house in Eyrarbakki was a now a fact and people travelled to see the wonder.
It is a true privilege to live and work in this wonderful building. We love to receive guests and have them experiencing our own slice of Iceland culture and history.
Búðarhamar on a Spring Evening
The Doctor's House across the street form Búðarhamar
bakkastofa - eyrargata 32, 820 Eyrarbakki / / tel. 821 2428 - 561 2429