The Residency

Accommodation is in two buildings in the village of Laugarvatn.
1) The Cabin – a big cabin with 4 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and a living room.
2) The Studio – includes 2 bedrooms, bathrooms, a big kitchen and the studio spaces.

There are both single and double bedrooms. The houses are fully equipped with modern facilities, washing room and Wi-Fi connection. The view is wide and beautiful, with the lake in front and Mt. Hekla and Mt. Eyjafjallajökull further away.

Gullkistan is family friendly and we accept applications the whole year round. We try to arrange for separate housing when artists bring their families.

The residents are encouraged to participate in mutual activities.

Studio photos




Per month:
1050 € Single room
1250 € Double room, one person
1600 € Double room, two persons
Apartments for families can sometimes be arranged. Fee may depend on time of year or other factors.


Accommodation photos



Here is the application form. Send CV and aim of stay to

Minimum stay is one month. If you are interested in a shorter stay feel free to contact us.



Past residents

Click here to see the list of over 600 people from all over the world who have come to work at Gullkistan.