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Villa Tammikko - cottage, villa
Villa Tammikko was built in 1924 and in 2009-2010 it was renovated. It is a 160 m2 log house. Villa Tammikko is situated in Ruotsinkylä, in Tuusula.
Even though Tammikko is located near all the attractions of Helsinki, this cottage and the spectacular yard are unique and are preserved by the National Board of Antiquities. The villa is situated in the countryside, but it is only 12 minutes drive away from the airport, Jumbo shopping mall and the attractions of the Tuusula lake. It is only 24 km to the centre of Helsinki.
There is a main cottage, a sauna house, an old granary and a stable building in the 8000 m2 garden area. There are three bedrooms, a hall and a dining room, an open kitchen, a scullery, a TV-room, a bathroom and two toilets in the main house.
Upstairs you can find 2 bedrooms: one has double bed, 1 single bed and children’s bed. The other one has double bed (the beds can be separated) and 1 single bed. In the loft there are 2 beds.
In the downstairs bedroom you’ll find a double bed and one extra bed. There is also convertible sofa in the hall. In total there are 8 sleeping places + children’s bed upstairs and 4 sleeping places downstairs. If needed, there is also removable child’s bed. In summer over 10people can be accommodated in the granary and 2 people in the sauna house.
In the well equipped kitchen there is a fridge, a freezer, a ceramic stove, an oven, a microwave oven, a toaster, an electric kettle, a coffee maker, a dishwasher, spices, detergent for the dishes, children’s high chair and a dining room for 8 people. Villa Tammikko also has an internet connection (WLAN), a fireplace and firewood. All above mentioned things are included into the rent. Upstairs in the lobby you’ll find a TV, a DVD player, a radio/ CD player and books.
In the separate sauna building there is a sauna stove that is heated up with firewood, a water pot, a water pipe, 2 showers, toilet and firewood. The yard has a lot of parking space, a shower tray, a sandpit, a wooden terrace (30 m2), a table and garden chairs, barbecue and a children’s swing.
Villa has 3 toilets and 3 showers altogether.
There are great possibilities for different kinds of activities near Villa Tammikko, because around the yard there are 500 hectares of recreational forest that is owned by the National Board of Forestry. In the woods you can pick berries and mushrooms, ski (3, 3 km long ski track begins from the yard), walk and jog, Nordic walk, ride a bike or mountain bike, hike etc. Nearby the villa it is possible to roller skate, paddle in a river (1 km), ride a horse, downhill ski in the nearby ski centers (Talma- 20 km, Messilä- 90 km) and there is also a nice public place for campfire only 100 meters away from the house.
The closest swimming possibility is a pond 6 km away from the cottage and it is called Häkli’s swimming place. Its maintenance belongs to the municipality of Tuusula and there is a diving tower, bathing cubicles and a wide beach that is suitable for children.
Other swimming place is 8 km away on the shore of the lake Rusut. Also the spa and entertainment centre called Flamingo is only 8 km away. In the Villa Tammikko the customers can use freely 2 bicycles and 4 pairs of nordic walking rods.
Catering service and guided nature tours in the evenings and weekends are available by an agreement. By a request and for an extra charge you can have the warm breakfast rolls been delivered straight to the villa. For an extra cost the guest may also use the electric outdoor jacuzzi, that is ready to use straight away. The water is about 40 degrees and 4 people can enjoy the bath at the same time.
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Minimum renting period is 2 days, except weeks 51 -1 the minimum is 1 week. Arrival: 15.00, departure: 13.00 (on Sunday departure: 18.00). Changing day is Friday. Customers can bring own bed linen or buy it for extra cost. Final cleaning is compulsory for extra cost. The extra charge for child’ bed -18 €. Outdoor jacuzzi for an extra cost. No pets. Smoking is prohibited.