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Koskenniska - Villa, Cottage
Koskenniska is an ideal holiday destination in Asikkala. Two families or a small group of people can have an enjoyable rest in this place. The villa is located in the heart of Natural Park near the lake Päijänne with direct access to the beach. You are warmly welcome to enjoy a holiday in Koskenniska!
Guests can enjoy a typical Finnish summer holiday: a sandy beach, a log built sauna and beautiful views towards the lake!
Koskenniska is the modern villa (140 m2) that was designed by an architect. The villa was built in 2013 and there are magnificent views towards the lake from the living room, bedrooms and from the sauna. In the house there are 3 spacious bedrooms, a large living room with a fireplace, an open kitchen and a dining room, a washing room with a shower and a separate bathtub + a toilet.
Up to 8 people (4 adults + 4 children) can be accommodated in 3 different bedrooms. Downstairs there is one bedroom with a double bed and another bedroom (children’s room) with a bunk bed. Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom with a double bed, a child’s bed and an extra bed. The villa’s well decorated.
The two-storey Koskenniska villa is new and it is very well equipped. The villa’s kitchen is equipped with integrated Gaggenau – appliances and there is an induction stove, an oven & a plate warmer, a fully automated coffee grinder & a maker, a dishwasher, tableware for 12 people with glasses and cutlery and all basic pans and pots. In addition there is a gas grill and on the terrace there is a dining table and chairs. The villa is also equipped with a wireless Internet connection (3G), a TV, a washing machine and it’s possible to have a high chair, a crib and a separate children’s bed (2 – 10 years). It’s possible to come to the villa by car (all the way next to the house). In the villa there is a separate, hand-carved log built sauna (6 people can enjoy the sauna at the same time). In the traditional wood-heated sauna there is a dressing room, a sauna stove and a view facing the lake and causeway to the pier.
There is own private beach with beautiful views towards the lake Päijänne. In the villa and the nearby areas it is possible to enjoy the untouched nature and several activities (for example Kanava Golf course in Vääksy and sport center & outdoor activities in Vierumäki). The hotel and wellness center Tallukka is situated about 25 km away from the villa and guests can find a restaurant, a Day Spa and sport possibilities there. One of the biggest wineries in Finland, Viini & Puutarhatila Pihamaa, is situated near the villa and a walk-distance away there is a canal (Kalkkisten kanava) and rapids (Kalkkisten koski). They are really worth visiting. The rapid Kalkkisten Koski is the only rapid in southern Finland that runs freely. The area is known for good fishing spots and abundant birdlife. Near the canal Kalkkisten Kanava, that is few hundred meters away from the villa, guests can board on a cruise ship and enjoy a round trip to Heinola. Leave in the morning and be back at sunset! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lake district in the comfort of the cruise ship. It’s about 40 km from the villa to Heinola, 50 km - to Lahti and 160 km - to Helsinki.
- There s Gaggenau coffee machine in the kitchen. If you are a coffee drinker, please bring your favorite beans (whole beans).
- There s a small grocery story in Kalkkinen where you can get all the necessities, but meat/poultry/fish selection is very limited. In Sysmä or Vääksy, you can find larger stores with better selection.
- Vegetables, berries, wines (out of berries)/ciders/sodas and a selection of organic dry goods can be found at Pihamaa estate http://www.viini-pihamaa.fi/ . There s also a small Cafe.
The villa accommodates comfortably 4 adults + 4 children. Customers need to pay a deposit (200 €) by cash on the arrival day and it will be returned if everything is in order in the villa on the departure day. Minimum renting period is 1 week (customers may ask for shorter periods). Changing day (in weekly rentals) is Friday. Arrival - 16.00, departure – 10.00. Bed linen (incl. towels) and final cleaning are compulsory / for an extra cost. Recommended amount of guests is 4 adults and 3 – 4 children. Firewood is included into the rental price. During winter time there is an extra heating cost of 95 €/ a week. No pets. Smoking is prohibited. All caused damages/ not allowed actions will be charged as an extra cost.