Cottages & Villas
Silent, private cottage by lake with sauna and boat
Your cottage is located by a very quiet clear watered lake deep in Finnish forest. This is a perfect place to go to nature, hike, meditate, rest, bird watching, mushroom picking, fishing, berry picking, walking in forests or just to get to know local countryside near Tampere. There is outdoor toilet, easy electric sauna, well equipped kitchen with microwave. Sauna is electric and very easy to use. You can also bring your pet to this cottage.
Spend a relaxing vacation in a delightful lake scenery only an hour away from Tampere!
Water is coming from lake Niemijärvi, drinking water is recommended to bring with you. The location of this 40 m2 cottage is really rural and in the middle of wild Finnish nature which makes it a very peaceful place for a vacation. The cottage can accommodate comfortably 2 adults and 2 kids. In this cottage you can also bring with you a pet.
COTTAGE GENERAL EQUIPMENT
The cottage has electric heating. The fireplace brings the atmosphere and extra warmth. The cottage also has a working Wi-Fi connection.
There are two bedrooms in the cottage. One has a 160 cm wide double bed and the other has a 120 cm wide bed.
There is also a sofa bed for 2 people.
If you need bed linen and towels, you can rent them separately from us at 10 e / person / stay.
KITCHEN AND GRILLING
The kitchen has cooking utensils, a dining table and tableware for 6 people. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, fridge and freezer box. The water in the cottage is lake water, it is not recommended for drinking. We recommend that you bring your drinking water to your cottage upon arrival.The terrace has a gas bbq and there is an open fire place on the lakeside for grilling sausage, for example.
SAUNA, SHOWER AND WC
The cottage has a rapidly warming electric sauna, and the sauna room has a shower. On the yard there is an ecological outside toilet.
YARD AND BEACH
Next to the cottage is a small terrace with seating. From there you can admire the pine forest and the lake landscape. There is a private pier under the slope, where you can take a dip in the lake.You have a rowing boat available, and on request we also provide boating vests (please tell us the size you need).
If you want to fish and you are 18-64, you must pay the state fisheries management fee. Example prices: 6e / 1 day, 15e / 7 day. The most convenient way to make a payment is through the Eräluvat online store. You can also rent a quiet electric outboard motor from us for 15eur a day.
Pets are welcome at this cottage! Please inform about pets when booking. Be sure to clean the animals' hairs from the cottage and furniture before you leave, and clean the yard from the garbage. Make sure that pets do not cause injury. You will be responsible for damages in both the cottage and the cottage environment.
LINEN AND TOWELS
Bed linen and towels if needed 10 e / person / stay.
You can pre-order final cleaning in advance or during your stay. The final cleaning costs 60 €. If you do the cleaning yourself, the cottage has the necessary cleaning tools and supplies. Clean up on the day of departure!
If you order a final cleaning, you still should do this:
• Wash the dishes and put them in place
• Clean the barbecue
• Collect bottles and cans in bags
• move furniture to original places
• leave linen in a stack on the bed
• Take away the groceries you bring with you
• If you have pets, clean the hair and clean the litter
If you do the final cleaning yourself, do the following in addition to the above:
• clean mats outdoor
• Vacuum the floors
• wipe the floor with a damp mop
• wipe the tables and tops with a damp cloth
• ventilate bedding outdoors
• wash the toilet and sauna
• Take the garbage to a waste disposal site
The cottage is located in Orivesi, about 70 km from Tampere. The drive from Tampere is less than 1 hour and from Jyväskylä to 1.5 hours. To get to the cottage, you need a car. There is a parking space next to the cottage.
Other things to note
The cottage is best suited for adults who are able to move normally in challenging nature. We recommend that you pack outdoor shoes, warm and rainy clothing suitable for the cottage life, and rubber boots.