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Raita - Villa
The new, private five star villa Raita is situated in Suursaari in Eastern Finland. Customers can relax and enjoy the nature and fishing!
The modern villa was built on the base of the traditional Karelian style building in 2011 and it welcomes gests all-year-round for living and relaxing.
The naturally beautiful Suursaari is a 7 hectare island in Orivesi, on the Lake Saimaa. It’s located between the cities Joensuu and Savonlinna, in Rääkkylä's Varpasalo village. The island and the villa are situated next to the waterway to Orivesi Lake which is full of fish. Customers can see the rare Saimaa ringed seal (if they are lucky)!
The villa Raita (99m2) was built according to the main principals of eco friendly building. Special needs of people of different ages were taken into consideration; the cottage is accessible with a pram. There is a sitting room, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, an entryway, an electric sauna, a washing room & a toilet, a separate toilet, a loft, a glazed veranda (15m2) and a terrace (32m2) with electric barbecue. In total there are sleeping places for 6 people, but two of them are in a loft where you are able to stand. The cottage is equipped with a heat retaining fireplace & firewood, a washing machine, a drying closet for wet clothes, a vacuum cleaner, a home theater, a TV, wireless Internet access and outside there is heating plug for a car in a carport, a pier and a rowing boat. In the kitchen you’ll find a dishwasher, a microwave oven, a coffee maker, a toaster, a fridge, a freezer, an electric stove & an oven, outdoor barbecue & tableware. For children there is a removable child’s bed and a children’s high chair. The villa is connected to the local water pipe system.
There are 500 meters of own shoreline. The beach deepens gently and it’s suitable for children (the base is sandy). The shore is a part of Orivesi and Lake Saimaa. On the shore there is place for campfire.
There is a separate fish processing place in the warehouse, where customers can also find a fridge/ a freezer and vacuum machine for the fish, a carport, a woodshed and an outdoor toilet. In the yard there is a place where customers can find worms for fishing and a rowboat with life jackets. It is also possible to go fishing with a fishing guide.
Near the villa there are private 2,8 km long nature trail with campfire place in nature reserve area and water nature trails. Several summer events are organized in this area, such as Folk music festival in Rääkkylä, Ilosaarirock festival in Joensuu and some traditional, local dancing events in the countryside. The villa is situated in the beautiful place. This area is good for fishing and berry & mushroom picking. Nearby there are bicycle routes on gravelled roads and roads through the woods. Customers can go to Ruokolahti (30 km), Pajarinhovi Spa and Kitee Zoo in Kitee (62 km), Motor Sport Center Aimo in Kitee (40 km), Golf in Pilkko (62 km) & in Kontiolahti (78 km) and in addition sometimes the local people organize small handicraft and art courses. The closest marina is situated in Paksunniemi in Rääkkylä about 22 km away. For an extra cost it’s possible to have various recreational, wellness and catering services.
Minimum renting period outside high season (Season C & D) is 2 days (weekend). During the high season A & B (Christmas, New Year, Midsummer & June – August) the minimum renting period is 1 week. Changing day is Saturday. Bed linen and final cleaning are compulsory for an extra cost. Arrival – 16.00, departure – before 12.00. At weekend bookings the departure is on Sunday before 22.00. No pets. Smoking is prohibited. The cottage is accessible with a wheelchair.