Cottages & Villas


2018 renovated cottage by lake, sauna and boat

Your cottage is located by a very quiet lake. This is a perfect place to go to nature, hike, meditate, rest, watching birds, picking mushrooms, fishing, berry picking, walking in forests or just to get to know local Finnish countryside. still just 1 hour from Tampere and TMP airport.There is both indoor toilet and also second ecological outdoor toilet, easy to operate electric sauna, shower, well equipped kitchen with microwave. Water comes from lake, drinking water is needed to bring with.

Welcome to a relaxing vacation!


The cottage itself is very cosy, it is renovated and the interior is very nice. I really recommend you to check the pictures we have taken. The location of this cottage is really rural and in the middle of wild Finnish nature. Nearest shops are still just 20 minutes drive away.In lake Niemijärvi there is only 5 other cottages, there is no noisy motorboats allowed and we have tried to keep the place very silent. You may rent a electric motor for your boat, if you like to fish or just wander around the lake. To reach this cottage you will need a car, the road to the cottage is small road. We also recommend this location for people with normal ability to walk in the nature, there is natural state paths and few stairways.. Please notice that price includes cottage, boat, firewood and electricity. Bed linen, towels and final cleaning can be arranged as add-on service for extra price. Welcome to cottage "Tikkamäki", we are excited about your visit to us.


The cottage has electric heating and a fireplace that provides a comfortable atmosphere and extra warmth. The cottage also has functional wifi.


There are two bedrooms in the cottage. Both have two 90 cm wide beds . If you need bed linen and towels, you can rent them separately from us at 10 e / person / stay.


The kitchen has cooking utensils, a dining table and tableware for 6 people. The kitchen is equipped with a hob, oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, fridge and freezer. There is also an open fire next to the cottage, for example, for sausage cooking. The cottage water is lake water, we recommend that you bring your drinking water to your cottage upon arrival.


The cottage has a rapidly warming electric sauna, and the sauna room has a shower. The cottage has a toilet seat in the bathroom and there is an outside toilet in the yard.


There is a small terrace next to the cottage, where you can sit and enjoy the scenery. There is a private pier where you can take a dip in the swim. You have a rowing boat available, and on request we also provide boating vests.


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.


Unfortunately pets are not allowed in this cabin. See our other destinations - we also have pet friendly cottages!

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
• Take the garbage to a waste disposal site
• 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 do the final cleaning yourself, do the following in addition to the above:
• Vacuum the carpets
• 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 as there are differences in altitude and wooded terrain. We recommend that you include the outdoor shoes, warm and rainy clothing suitable for the cottage life, and rubber boots.


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