Rental price € 89-150€ per night. Minimum stay is 2 nights. Bed linen and towels are not included in the price, you may bring your own or order them from us with 15€/person. You should clean the cottage before leaving or you may order this extra service at price of 50 euros. A refundable security deposit of 100€ is required at the day of arrival. The deposit will only be withdrawn if there is serious damage or breakage, otherwise it will be refunded in full at the end of the holiday.
Distances: 10 meters from water Aitoo village 5 km Nearest grocery store 5 km Pälkäne/Onkkaala 20 km Helsinki airport 152 km Tampere 54 km Hämeenlinna 58 km
Ilvas is a traditional Finnish summer cottage by lake Pitkäjärvi which is a small lake surrounded by forests. Pitkäjärvi is located in Pälkäne municipal, more specifically in the village of Aitoo. Here you can experience real Finnish nature far away from any big roads. Boats with engines are not allowed. The cottage is made from wood logs and it is really warm and cosy, even in the winter. There are some fishing equipment, rowing boat and life jackets, which you can feel free to use. Good possibility for hiking and cross-country skiing. Sappee down hill skiing resort is only 16 km away (20 minutes by car).
There a 2 bedrooms; one king size bedroom and one with 2 single beds.
The living room and the kitchen are in the same open space. In the kitchen you’ll find everything needed for cooking and eating. There is also a cosy sofa, dining table for 6 people and a fireplace.
The sauna is a wood-burn (or heated with wood). There is a separate dressing room. Inside the sauna you’ll find a shower and a sink for washing hands and teeth. You can go swimming in the lake directly from the sauna. This cottage has a fantastic barbecue place with a dining table.
The toilet is in it’s own building, just few steps from the back door. It is an Eco-toilet which works without water.
The nearest grocery store, Anssin Kauppa, is about 5 km away, in Aitoo. You’ll find more services in Onkkaala (Pälkäne) which is only a 15 minutes drive from the cottage. In Aitoo you have many possibilities for outdoor sports and activities. There is an excellent riding school Luopioisten ratsastuskeskus where you can try horse back riding, Laivaranta beach for swimming and beach volley, tracks for hiking and skiing. You may also rent a canoe and take a private teacher.
The owners live only half a kilometer from the cottage. They will be happy to help you with all matters.
Beach suitable for kids
Grill with charcoal
Ice fishing equipment
Shower in the sauna
There are plenty of things to do nearby especially in the summer. You may visit the local food producers shops in Laitikkalan Makukylä and Niittyseppälä, try the marketplace of Luopioinen and Pälkäne, go hicking in the Laippa or in the forest near the cottage, you may ask for a guided fishing trip, go horseback riding, try canoeing etc.
Horsebackriding in Aitoo
3 plus entrance
1 king size bed 2 single beds
Guests max number
Distance from Helsinki's airport
Onkkaala Onkkaala is the center village of Pälkäne community. Pälkäne and Luopioinen were united at 2007. Pälkäne is sorrounded by water; lake Mallasvesi on the west side and lake Pälkänevesi on the east side. Kostianvirta river flows through the lakes and the center of Onkkaala. Other important lake is Kukkia in Luopioinen. Onkkaala is small