Alvajärven Helmi - The Pearl of Lake Alvajärvi
cottage, Pihtipudas, 5 persons

Pearl in the wilderness, cottage and sauna, located in the middle of beautiful nature and silence on an island in a big lake Alvajärvi in Pihtipudas, Finland. Open for visitors in Summer from June to September 30 and in early Spring (March).

The cottage: Two bedrooms with 5 beds/bedsheets/towels, a small motor boat (no driving lisence needed), live vests and firewood for cottage and sauna included, kitchen equipped with gas stove, refrigerator, solar energy lighting, TV and radio, bio toilette, gas grill, and a traditional wood sauna.

In Summer: There is appr. 1 kilometer by boat from land to the island and the ride takes around 15 minutes from harbour to the island by a small boat. At the arrival to the harbour, a local Guide (included in the service payment) will ride you to the island and introduce you the place. Guidance in Finnish and in English. If you prefer, you can take your own boat. There is available a landing place for visitors' boat at the harbour.
In February, March and April: you can arrive there by car or by skiing over the lake.

Conditions: Renting price: 560 EUR/week (7 x 80 €). Local service provider: 100 € (Final Cleaning, duty 24 h). Filling of the gasoline tank for next visitors is charged separately in the Summer.

Pihtipudas is a municipality of Finland. It is located in northern Central Finland along the highway 4 (E75), about 140 kilometres (90 mi) north of Jyväskylä in the province of Western Finland. The municipality has a population of 4,210 (31 March 2016) and covers an area of 1,247.47 square kilometres (481.65 sq mi) of which 172.71 km2 (66.68 sq mi) is water. There are all together 140 lakes in Pihtipudas. Biggest lakes are Alvajärvi, Muurasjärvi and Saanijärvi. The population density is 3.92 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.2/sq mi).

Basic information

Location: Pihtipudas
Alvajärvi, 44800 PIHTIPUDAS

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Type of holiday home: cottage
Name of holiday home: Alvajärven Helmi - The Pearl of Lake Alvajärvi
Living area: 55 m²
Number of bedrooms: 3
Number of beds: 5
Year built: 1974
Features of the destination: fireplace, car necessary, terrace, iron stove, cold water supply
Sauna: sauna on shore
Special conditions: Smoking not allowed. Pets are welcome, though hunting dogs are only allowed when connected to the belt.
Additional information: Guidance at arrival in English. There is also available guidance in English to explore the nature in Pihtipudas.
Number of destination: 625229


Pets allowed: not known
Smoking allowed: not allowed
Name of waterway: Alvajärvi
Type of beach: lake
Features: on island, own shore
Description of beach: sand shore / directed to the south
Entertainment: radio, TV, Internet connection
More information on entertainment: 3G/4G network
Kitchen equipment: refrigerator, stove, oven, cooking equipment
Tableware: tableware for 12 persons
Description of materials and equipment: wood sauna
Facilities and equipment: outhouse
Number of toilets: 1
Outdoor facilities: smoker oven, storage, barbeque
Car parking: parking space
Leisure-time activities: swimming, biking, sightseeing, motor sledging, boating, picking mushrooms/berries, fishing, canoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking
More information on leisure-time activities:

Pricing information

Separately filling the gasoline tank of the boat (10 l) for next visitors (15 €)

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Prices shown as provided by the landlord. The final price will be confirmed upon reservation.
  • € 80/night
  • € 560/week
  • € 1700/4 weeks
Final cleaning € 100
Other costs gasoline (container 10 l)

Traffic connections and distances

Services:[]=3 The municipalities of Pihtipudas, Kinnula, Kivijärvi and Viitasaari provide a multitude of possibilities for an unforgettable holiday activities for the whole family and people of all ages.
Traffic connections: By bus to Pihtipudas: and
Driving instructions: Pihtipudas is located in Central Finland along the highway 4 (E75), about 140 kilometres north of Jyväskylä (Airport Jyväskylä) in the province of Western Finland. It can also be reached along the highway 4 (E75) from City of Oulu (Airport Oulu), 200 km from Pihtipudas (north-west). Pihtipudas is located 412 km from Helsinki (Airport Helsinki Vantaa).
Airport Jyväskylä Jyväskylä, 130 m
Airport Oulu Oulu, 200 km
reservations updated 20/05/2018
reservations updated 20/05/2018

The destination is rented out by

Pirjo Korhonen
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Tel. 0405841686
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