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Lakeside cottage with a sauna

SuperhostKuusamo, Finland
Entire cabin hosted by Petteri
6 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bath
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Authentic Finnish summer cottage far away in the depth of the wilderness. It's a log cabin on the shore of Lake Kuusamojärvi. You can do fishing, picking berries and mushrooms or just enjoy the nature. A rowboat is available and in summer there is solar power to charge your mobile.

The space
It is a 28 m² (300 sqft) log cabin (with a rowboat) on the shore of Lake Kuusamojärvi. The cabin sleeps four + one child and there are two extra beds in storage for two more people.

Guest access
There is no road to the cabin. Nearest parking is across the lake 150 m from the cabin. Access to the cabin is by the rowboat, walking over lake ice or around the bay.

Other things to note
Please note that there is only limited solar electricity and no running water in the cabin. You can take water from the lake (or melt snow) to drink and boil it if you prefer (or bring bottled) and swim in the lake and bathe in the sauna.

Note for the winter:
This is a summer cottage. It won't be too warm and cosy in the winter (Nov-Apr). If you want to drive close to the cabin it might be possible to get the road plowed free of snow for an extra fee. If not, the best access will be on skis 1.5 km (1.0 mi) from the nearest road across frozen lakes. In early and late winter (roughly early November and early May) there are times when the ice is too thin to walk upon but too thick to allow the boat to be used. Those times the only way to reach the cabin is to walk 600 meters (0.5 mi) through the woods. In the coldest time of the year I can only recommend staying here if you have experience in the arctic winter.
Authentic Finnish summer cottage far away in the depth of the wilderness. It's a log cabin on the shore of Lake Kuusamojärvi. You can do fishing, picking berries and mushrooms or just enjoy the nature. A rowboat is available and in summer there is solar power to charge your mobile.

The space
It is a 28 m² (300 sqft) log cabin (with a rowboat) on the shore of Lake Kuusamojärvi. The cabin sleeps…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 toddler bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

Amenities

First aid kit
Free parking on premises
Fire extinguisher
Indoor fireplace
Smoke alarm
Kitchen
Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Kuusamo, Finland

There are several lakes, swamps/wetlands, streams and forest within walking distance from the cabin.

Possible day trip destinations:
65 km to Iivaara Nature Reserve
85 km to Karhunkierros Trail (Ristikallio, Kiutaköngäs)
85 km to Näränkä Natural Forests
110 km to Julma-Ölkky Canyon Lake

Other places of interest:
30 km to Kuusamo town and nearest shops.
30 km to Kuusamo Airport.
54 km to Ruka and south end of Karhunkierros Trail.
There are several lakes, swamps/wetlands, streams and forest within walking distance from the cabin.

Possible day trip destinations:
65 km to Iivaara Nature Reserve
85 km to Karhunkierros T…

Hosted by Petteri

Joined in July 2013
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I'm a technology startup entrepreneur and live in Espoo with my wife and two kids.
During your stay
I live 1000 km from this place so it's unlikely we'll meet. However, you can call me 24/7 if you need to. There is another cabin across the lake from this cabin so absolute solitude is only guaranteed off-season.
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Things to know

House rules
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $313