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Villa Lumo - cottage, villa
Villa Lumo is a comfortable villa, located at the south beach of Kaitura pond. The house is 115 m2 and 6-10 people can be comfortably accommodated in it. The whole house is fully equipped: kitchen and scullery, roomy living room with two leather sofas for 4 people to sleep in (very comfortable beds), 3 bedrooms with 2 separate beds in each, inva-equipped toilet and ramps for customers in wheelchair, luxurious sauna and shower area, wood heated sauna-stove. The villa is connected to a public water supply.
Large roofed terrace is surrounding three sides of the building. Electric grill is available at the terrace. Separated warehouse and timber shed are available. You are not allowed to bring pets to Villa Lumo, but next to the farms main building (6 km) there is a nice dog shelter where you can bring your dogs for an extra cost.
Not far from the house (300 m) there is a camping area with a fire place. Firewood is available in a small shed (there is a toilet in it as well). By the time the customers arrive, rowing boat and a couple of fishing rods will be ready for use.
Several activities can be organized for the customers. As there are plenty of attractions nearby for everyone, a trip to the idyllic Lintula monastery for nuns with candle factory (6 km) and Valamo monastery (20 km) can be arranged. Fishing trips with exciting fishing opportunities and Heinävesi canals are also sights worth seeing and experiencing. 10 km away from the villa there is a place (Palokki) for salmon fishing and 20 km away is another fishing area.
The nearest slalom slope is in about 70 km away (Maarianrinteet) and Pääskyvuori with its sightseeing tower 40 km away.
The nearest ship platform where one can get in or out from the steamship M/S Puijo for the exciting boat trip Kuopio-Savonlinna-Kuopio is just around the corner (6 km).
Closest cities: Kuopio about 81 km, Varkaus - 67 km, Joensuu - 82 km,
Tuusniemi - 32 km and Heinävesi - 44 km.
Villa’s guests have an opportunity to fish at the lake Suvasvesi and Konttivesi. Ordinary fishing gears like two fishing rods and a fish-trap are included into the rent.
Free fishing permit to fish on the Kaitura pond is included into the rent.
There is also an opportunity to watch or participate in hunting at the own lands or at the local hunting fellowships rental lands.
It is possible to hunt for rabbits, foxes, beavers, raccoon dogs and water birds. Sometimes, rarely, you may end up eye to eye with badger but to hunt it down one must have a special dog with lot of courage and skill to succeed. With local hunting society villa’s guests have also a chance to participate in a moose hunt.
Minimum renting period is 1 day, except the high season (Christmas, New Year, June – August and weeks 8 -10) - the minimum is 1 week. Changing day is Saturday (negotiable). Arrival – 15.00, departure – 12.00. Compulsory final cleaning and bed linen are for an extra cost. No pets to the cottage, but 6 km away there is a dog shelter for an extra cost. Smoking is prohibited. Customers may ask for extra services when they arrive to the cottage (bicycles & dog shelter).