Accommodation information

110 km to the southeast from Rovaniemi, 30 km to the east from Ranua municipality center, lake Saarijärvi 35 m (length 3,3 km, width 0,9 km), sand-bottomed beach, pier. Beach, pier and rowing boat are shared with the owner and other customers. Planed log cabin, built in 1986. Bed in the living area, 2 beds in the alcove, kitchenette, low loft, steep stairs to the loft (no mattresses on the loft), covered porch. There is no water pipe in this cabin, but there is a sewer in the kitchenette. Sauna for shared use 20 m, sauna is freely available for the guests. There is a wood-burning sauna stove and cauldron in the sauna room and fridge and freezer in the dressing room (so called Yankee-style fridge). Water to the sauna must be brought from the well (10 m) or lake (20 m) by using a bucket. Covered cooking area is shared with other customers. Bio-composting dry toilet on the terrace of the cottage.


  • Electric lighting
  • Electric heating
  • Stove
  • No waterpipe: water must be carried from the lake or well
  • Drinking water from well
  • No shower
  • Wood-heated sauna in shared use
  • Dry toilet in cottage
  • Electric hot plate (no oven)
  • Fridge with small freezer compartment
  • Microwave oven
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Baby cot on request at additional cost
  • High chair on request at additional cost
  • Campfire
  • Car heating socket
  • Single cottage
  • Rowing boat in shared use


  • Nearest lake/sea/river 35 m
  • Helsinki 850 km
  • Shop 30 km
  • Bus stop 30 km
  • Neighbours 15 m
  • Restaurant 30 km


The owner has invested in organic materials. For example, mattresses in the alcove are made of horse-based materials (Futon). Papu is a part of a small nature tourism company. There are two cabins and accommodation also at the owner’s house within 40 m distance. Baby carrier and jogging strollers can be rented from the owner. The cabin is an ideal as a base for nature trips and wilderness activities. The location gives also good opportunities to explore tourist activities in Ranua and Posio. Ranua Zoo 35 km, Pentik in Posio 52 km. Hunting: The nearest point of small game hunting area located on state owned lands is within 3 km, see destination 2619 Posio ( Fishing: Fishing in lakes and ponds in the area is usually permitted with fisheries management fee. One fishing rod can be used. However, fishing is not permitted in streaming waters considered to contain migratory fish (see The nearest point of river Simojoki is within 20 km (2580 Simojoki, The river is also good for canoeing. Destination 2597 Simojärvi ( is also well reachable. Neighboring cabin 15304. Note! Weekend reservation ends at 15:00


Weekprice 792 - 878€, Weekend price 403 - 437

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Included in the price

  • Bed linen and towels 4 pieces
  • Final Cleaning

Additional services (not included in the price)

  • Extra fee for a pet 35.0 € / pieces

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    Cottage location and nearby cottages

    65°92324"N, 27°11497"E
    Metsäkolontie 5, 97760 Saariharju