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FI0838

Hämeenkoski, Finland

Gold

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2011

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Summer 2019 exchange booked! Big house with separate sauna cottage by a river in southern Finland

Welcome to Finland to our home in a small village in the southern Finland. It takes only 1,5 hours to our capital Helsinki.

We offer you our home with 4-5 bedrooms with modern facilities - open concept kitchen and fire places.
You can experience true Finnish sauna in our sauna cottage. During the sauna you can also have a swim or roll in the snow in the winter - just like all Finns! In the garage there is also studio, rec room and wood craft hall. We have 3000 square meter garden with BBQ.  It´s also possible to swim, paddle and fish in the river. 

It´s easy to visit city of Lahti, Hämeenlinna and Tampere from our home.

Don´t hesitate to contact us if you want to experiment a true Finnish pure and beautiful lake district with your family,
Yours,
Merja and Jussi Airola
 
Additional information: 
Shop, pharmacy,pizzeria, pub, bank, bus stops and post are in the walking distance (200 m) as well as a public beach (400m).  
Here is information of the regions possibilities:
www.hame.fi/default.asp?docId=22952
Distances to closest cities: Lahti (30km), Tampere (100km), Helsinki (105km), Hämeenlinna (50km). 
 

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 4 Children
  • 6 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Research Scientist
  • Senior Manager, structural engineer

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 9

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In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Hospitality wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Hospitality exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • Sauna private
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Italy
  • France
  • Greece
  • Croatia
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Russia
  • Germany

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki and Tampere - 100km

Häme is one of the historical regions in Finland and is located in the southern Finland, close to the largest cities of the country. Due to its location, Häme is easy to reach. The region lies only about an hour's drive or train trip from the capital and other cities of the southern Finland.

Häme region

The Häme region comprises of small and medium-sized towns and villages and the network formed by the services provided by them. The oldest inhabited inland areas in Finland can be found in the Häme region. Various lively events are an essential part of the culture of Häme. The region has long traditions in the fields of textile and glass design.

Landscape of Häme

The countryside in the Häme region has remained vital and lively and provides an excellent opportunity to familiarise oneself with the Finnish nature. The nature in Häme is rich and versatile. The change of seasons can be felt everywhere. The scenery is varied, for the region has forests of various kinds, lakes, marshes and ridges. Lines of ridges dominate the historical landscape that is enlivened by sandy plains and small water systems. Häme has over 4000 hectares of protected nature reserves.The area includes several national parks, nature trails, vast bodies of water and versatile fitness trails.Päijät-Häme offers the magnificent Päijänne National park and Evo hiking area in addition to several other beautiful trails.
Find the best trail tips, maps and route guides from Outdoor Finland portail.

http://visitlahti.fi/en/events

Occupation

  • Research Scientist
  • Senior Manager, structural engineer

Children

  • Girl - Age: 12
  • Girl - Age: 17
  • Girl - Age: 18
  • Girl - Age: 25

Pets

  • Mimi, small hairless dog of Peru
  • Brony, peruian dog with hair
  • Milo, Cotton de Tulear

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