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Villa is a Guest House that Meets the Most Demanding Tastes for Luxurious Living

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Last updated: 05/21/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Kriipi’s guest houses are located in the heart of the unique landscape of the Häme region in the middle of Southern Finland. The lake Vanajavesi is known for great fishing and it is one of the largest lakes in Finland, the land of a thousand lakes. Kriipi’s island and the surrounding water areas are included in the Finnish Natura 2000 areas, network of nature protection areas. Vanajavesi begins from south side of Hämeenlinna town and finishes to Tampere town. Area of the lake is 120 km2. The lake has almost hundred islands. After you have been to the villa’s original wood-stove sauna by the lake, and perhaps even taken a dip in the lake or rolled in the snow, you will understand why Finns love the sauna experience so dearly.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 149 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds (it is possible to make them a double bed). Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds and 2 extra beds (extra beds sleeps 2 children)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Toilet 1: toilet


  • Shower room 1: toilet, shower


  • Sauna with a wood heated stove. Bathroom with shower and WC. Separate WC in upstairs....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Notes on accommodation: Suitable for children and families. The cottages are also suitable for allergic persons; therefore pets are not allowed and smoking is not allowed inside the cottages. The number of people using the cottage must not exceed the number of sleeping places (6 adults +2 child.). Tents and caravans are not permitted on the guest house premises. The nearby motorway, about 1km may cause some traffic noise (depending of wind) on the yard of the villas. To make sure the cottage is clean when you arrive, we always charge for a final clean-up. Outside: In the living room there is a balcony and a door to the outdoor veranda. There are patio furniture and a gas grill on the veranda. The grill can only be used in the summertime. The veranda reaches onto a small sheltered cliff. There is a swing and a sandbox for children near the veranda. Villa Lepolahti is located about 80 metres from the waterfront. There is also an old small cabin with a fireplace a few metres from the shore. The cabin is furnished and decorated in fisherman-style. The cabin can only be used in the summertime. The shallow beach with a muddy/sandy bottom. There is a lawn yard with a flagstone path leading down to the jetty. The yard is illuminated. Villa Lepolahti has the official best 5-star classification...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Games


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    On the first floor's living room with a fireplace, TV, Play Station 3. The room is decorated in hunting-style. On the second floors living room, there is a balcony and a door to the outdoor veranda....moreless

  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Electric stove, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave oven, coffee maker, electric kettle, beater, toaster, full set of crockery and cutlery, pots, pans etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    There are several golf-clubs in surrounding country of Hämeenlinna. Nearest is Hattula-golf, which is located only 10 km from cottages....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    In the winter, you can go to cross-country skiing on the Tenhola hills or skate on the ice of the lake. The nearest downhill ski centres are Kalpalinna (30km) and SkiSappee (50km)....moreless

Pool / Spa



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

Jun 27 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay


Aug 30 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay


Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2015
7 night min stay


Dec 30 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay


Jan 6 - Jun 3, 2016
3 night min stay


Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

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Booking Notes: Detailed booking notes are on our websites. Changeover Day: In the high season the changeover day is Saturday. Other times changeover days can be flexible. Notes on prices: Prices are for the property per week in euros.

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Own private shore.


Helsinki-Vantaa airport 111km. Tampere-Pirkkala airport 75km. Railway station Hämeenlinna 16km (from Helsinki about every hour). Parola 8km (only a few trains/day).


Villa Lepolahti is located near excellent road connections, and only an hour’s drive away from the busiest airports and harbours in Southern Finland. From the motorway it is only a 10 minute drive to Villa Lepolahti.

Hämeenlinna (16 km) 20 minute drive. Tampere (67 km) 45 minute drive. Helsinki (116 km) 65 minute drive. Lahti (90 km) 90 minute drive. Turku (169 km) two hours drive.

Further Details:

Ridges, lakes, fields, forests, and marches are typical of the landscape in the Häme region. Kriipi’s island and the surrounding water areas are included in the Finnish Natura 2000 areas, network of nature protection areas.

The versatile cultural environment of the Vanajavesi valley has been formed during centuries. Due to its fertile surroundings, the Vanajavesi waterway has proven to be a favourable centre for inhabitation. The first farmers have inhabited this area as early as in the Iron Age. Many prosperous manor houses with fine parks have enriched the region since the Middle Ages. The oldest summer houses by the lake Vanajavesi were built in the 1800’s.

Here you can also observe a variety of water birds, such as ducks, terns, great crested grebes and swans. Deer, elks, and foxes are common in this area. At dusk, you can spot white-tailed deer moving near the cottages.

The guest houses are located next to the outdoor area Tenhola hills. On the Tenhola hills you can find exquisite hiking routes. There are many nice trails and paths, as old as the hills, that people from the region have used in the course of centuries. New trails have been made, too, but most of them follow the same routes that people have walked on for thousands of years, perhaps even more. Nowadays the trails in the Tenhola forest area are as wide as highways were in the Middle Ages.

In Finland, everybody has right to walk in a forest and pick berries and mushrooms (this is included in the statutory everyman’s rights). On the hills there are ideal possibilities for it. The berry season ranges from July to August, and mushrooms can be found from August to the end of October.

The large lake Vanajavesi provides excellent possibilities for fishing all year round.

The nearest city (16 km) Hämeenlinna is also located by the lake Vanajavesi. Hämeenlinna is the oldest town in the interior of Finland.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are Erja and Arto Laine, farmers from the municipality of Hattula which is located in the middle of south Finland. We have three adult children. Our own home, the main farm house of the estate, is located 2 km from the cottages. We are a small family company and we are dedicated to offer you friendly and unique service. We are looking forward to having you as our guest in our cottages as well as in Finland.

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Speaks: english, finnish

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€970 - €1,600 per week (EUR) Contact owner for availability
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, finnish
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 85%
  • Calendar last updated 05/21/2015
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+358 405963337

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