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Koivurannan lomamökit is located in the countryside, in Haukivuori, South-Savo, in the Lakeland Finland. We offer seven lakeside cottages for rent. Our cottages are great places to enjoy the peace of Finnish nature and beautiful views of Lake Kyyvesi. There are five cottages available throughout the year and two cottages are for summer use. Every cottage does have their own swimming beach, a separate sauna building and a rowing boat. Our cottages are all unique, so choose the best alternative for your individual needs.
There are excellent possibilities to collect berries and mushrooms in the forests nearby. Lake Kyyvesi is excellent for fishing; lots of pike and zanders live in there. In the winter we operate a skiing track around the farm. A sledding hill near the barbeque hut is also open for use.
We farm Finncattle, the original cattle of Finland. During summer they pasture in the forest and take care of the landscape. The cottages Koivu and Mänty are located next to the areas they pasture. Cottage Pihlaja is in the direct presence of the farm. If desired, you are shown how to shepherd the cattle. During summer, hens wander around the farm and our three cats will be more than happy be taken with you to your cottages.
Each of the first five cottages have their own separate lakeside sauna, and all of them have WLAN, a fridge (+ freezer), an electric stove, an electric kettle + a coffee maker, a microwave, a dishwasher. Apart from the others, cottages Pajunkissa and Kielo itself are small and traditional cottages with simple equipments.
Two bedrooms + two beds upstairs
Max 6 persons
Koivu is a spacious and an exclusive cottage right alongside the lake. There are two twin bed bedrooms and two single beds upstairs. Try both the indoor electric sauna, and the wooden sauna in a separate building!A spacious living room right next to a well-equipped kitchen creates an open concept feel to the cottage. Set a fire to the fireplace in the living room to create a warmer atmosphere.
Two bedrooms + two beds upstairs
Max 6 persons
The cozy feeling of Mänty is incomparable due to its warm colouring on interior design. Enjoy the wooden heated saunas both inside and in a separate building outside. Two bedrooms and the open space upstairs have six beds in total. Fully equipped kitchen, toilets and a shower. The separate building outside also has a small terrace and a cute little space to hang out next to the sauna.
One bedroom + 3 beds upstairs + two beds in a separate cottage (not available during winter)
Max 5 persons
Kataja is compact but very homey. There is one berdroom with a twin bed + three separate beds upstairs in an open space. During summer a separate building outside offers a private place to sleep (beds for two). There is a beautiful yard right between the cottage and the lake to hang out and maybe eat outside under birch trees. Grilling area included!
Two bedrooms + two beds upstairs (not available during winter)
Max 4 persons
Pihlaja is built in 1930 originally to be the main building of the farm. It’s been renovated in 2011. It is located right next to the owners’ home, the barn and the pasture. Our four cats wander around the farm and are curious to meet you as well. Pihlaja has two bedrooms with double beds in both. In addition there are two beds in upstairs free to use during summertime. There is a spacious yard and a summer kitchen building in it. Also down the hill you’ll find a small beach of your own with a small building, a sauna, grills for cooking and a rowing boat.
One bedroom + two beds upstairs + a separate cabin for two
Max 4 persons
Kotkanpesä is the most different from the other cottages due to the surrounding environment. The cottage and two separate sauna buildings are built on top of a gorgeous platform structure that lays on a cliff. The rocky stairs and the height dirrerences create a special luxurious feeling to the cottage itself. There is a bedroom with a double bed, two separate beds in an open space upstairs + during summer a small separate cabin building for two.
One bedroom + one sofa bed for one
Max 3 persons
Kielo is repaired in summer 2018. Kielo is only in use during summertime. Heated with electricity and additionally with a small fireplace. In Kielo you’ll find the most essential kitchen features; a fridge (and a freezer), a microwave, an electric kettle and a coffee maker. There is separate sauna by the lake, built in 2020.
Pajunkissa is only in use during summertime. Heated with elctricity and additionally with fireplace. In Pajukissa you`ll find the most essential kitchen features; a fridge, a microwave , electricstove , coffemaker. There is one small bedroom inside cottage and separate cabin for two.
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There are lots of activities in each season. You can go biking, berry and mushroom picking, go see the farm animals, go fishing and ice fishing, grill, try disc golf, swim, ski, go sledding, and get to know Haukivuori, Mikkeli and Pieksämäki. In addition, a ski Resort Häkärinteet is located in just 50 kilometers away and a horse riding farm is near.
Ice fishing is free of charge. Fishing with a single rod is free of charge if you are under 18 or over 65. In other cases, you will have to buy a fishing licence (fisheries management fee). More information and licences eraluvat.fi.
If you are fishing with more than one rod, trap fishing or crayfishing you need to buy fishing permit in addition to fisheries management fee. For the lake Kyyvesi you can buy them in Haukivuori store Wanha Osula. Or ask more from us.
In summertime we can help you to find suitable worms for fishing.
A rowing boat and three life jackets are included in the rent. The boats are for three persons. You can also borrow children's life jackets and rent electric outboard motor from us.
A baby bed, a high chair, a potty and children's life jackets can be borrowed for free from the farm, as well as magazines, books and games for children.
It is possible to order our breakfast basket. Breakfast includes local products, for example bread, homemade granola, yogurt, jam, berryjuice and coffee or tea. Products may vary by the day and season. Price is 15€/person + 5€/basket delivery to the cottage. Orders in advance by email.
• Electric motor for boat 30 €/week or 5 €/day
• Tread-wheel boat 15 €/week
• Winter fishing equipments 10 €/week
• Motorboat with Yamaha 9.9 4 stroke engine 30 €/day
In Finland berry and mushroom picking is allowed in all forests. We kindly remind you to keep at least a distance of 100 metres to other cottages or houses.
As the fields and the forest nearby cottages Koivu, Mänty and Pihlaja are grazed by cows and heifers during the summertime, there are fences around the cottages. Walking inside the corral and in the forests is allowed! The cows and heifers are not dangerous but curious by nature.
The cottage will be at your service from 2 PM on your day of arrival, until 12 PM on your day of departure. Please let us know your estimated arrival time. The key of the cottage is handed to you when you arrive. The cleaning of the cottage is on your responsibility; we usually check everything is in order before you leave. When leaving, please bring the key of the cottage to us.
The tap water in Finland is suitable for drinking and cooking, so you don't have to buy your own water. The cottages are heated mainly by wood (the firewood is included in the rent). Electric heating is also available. You will find the heating instructions in the cottage.
The maximum number of persons per cottage is the same as the number of beds and is mentioned in the cottage info. If there are more persons to put up, please contact us.
We kindly remind you that the cleaning of the cottage is not included in the rent, but you should do it yourself. However, with the cost of 45 - 70 euros, we can do the cleaning for you after your holiday. If you want us to do the final cleaning, let us know beforehand.
There is a grocery store, a post office, a pharmacy, a library (including tourist information), a health centre, two restaurants and chemist's shop in Haukivuori. In addition, a shop-on-wheels stops once a week near the farm. For more information, please contact us.