SOUTHERN FINLAND - ETELä-SUOMI » RUOKOLAHTI »VILLA HELMI EXTRA
Villa Helmi Extra - cottage, villa
Villa Helmi Extra was opened on the 1st of January, 2012. It’s an excellent place for family holidays, friends’ get-together, holding conferences and business negotiations.
Villa Helmi Extra on Jukajärvi lake is the true family home of the nobility, that keeps the warmth and the spirit of Finnish traditions. Villa is situated in the south-east of Finland, in the region of Ruokolahti, on the shore of the deepest Finnish lake - Jukajärvi. It is about 50 km to Imatra and 38 km to Ruokolahti. The overall territory is about 4,7 hectares, the lakeside length is 200 m.
Villa Helmi Extra is a complex of buildings for year-round living. The area of the main cottage is 450 square meters. The villa was built in 1970s as the hunting residence of the Finnish noble family. One-storey main building of Villa Helmi Extra is built according to the traditional Finnish technology and faced with bricks. As for the inside decoration the panels of walnut and other valuable wood breeds are used. The view from the panoramic windows is admirable. The cottage consists of 5 bed-rooms for two people (three of five bed-rooms have the double bed). Two bedrooms have their own bathrooms, one of them is equipped with Jacuzzi (hot whirlpool). There is a living room with the fire place, a dining room, a big kitchen, a big Finnish sauna (for 12 people) with the swimming pool, 8m in size, a bath-room with resting room, 2 toilet rooms, an opened terrace-patio and a glazed terrace available for the customers. Heating is independent, automated, and adjustable.
The villa is equipped with: a cooker, a microwave oven, two dishwashers, two refrigerators with freezers, a coffeemaker, a tea kettle, a toaster, plates and dishes. There is also a fire place, an opened terrace-patio, a glazed terrace, a satellite TV, a DVD, a video, Karaoke, Wi-Fi, an ironing board, iron hair dryer, washing machine available.
The second cottage – big sauna (Rantasauna) is 150 m2. It is a big Finnish sauna with the wood-heating stove. There is also a sitting room (40 m2), a fire-place, a small dining room (25 m2, for 15 persons), a small kitchen (14 m2) with all necessary equipments, a big guest bedroom with double bed and one more rooms for two people, a toilet, a shed for two speed boats and a big summer terrace with a marvelous scenery over the lake. There are several household stores within the Villa Helmi’s territory.
Villa Helmi Extra is 37 km away from the ski resort “Freeski” (Ruokolahti) and in 70 km away from the ski resort “Myllymäki” (Joutseno).
During summer it is possible to go horse riding, shooting (the hunting facilities) within the territory of the villa, fishing, and golfing. In winter the following activities are available: cross-country and mounting skiing, snowboard, snowmobile, husky safari. It is also possible to rent paintball equipments. Aqua-park, amusement park, shopping, excursions, picnics during steamship and yacht walk on the lake Saimaa and etc are among other activities, available for the villa’s guests.
The cottage is suitable for those, who are fond of fishing. It is possible to catch: ruff, bream, burbot, perch, roach, crawfish, pollan, zander (pikeperch), pike and etc.
Bed linens for 14 people (including towels for sauna, hand towels, bathrobes) and final cleaning are included into the rental price. An extra bed linen is 18 €/person. Reservation of Villa Helmi Extra for a week: arrival time – 18.00 p.m., and departure – 10.00 a.m. Reservation for a weekend: arrival time – Friday, 16.00 p.m., departure – Sunday, 16.00 p.m. Minimal rental period in a high season is 1 week, otherwise the cottage can be rented for 3 days min. No indoor smoking. No pets. Catering can be arranged by a request (breakfasts, lunches, dinners to the cottage according to your wishes) and for an extra fee. Customers are taken 1500 € deposit on the day of the arrival. The deposit will be returned if everything is fine on the day of the departure.