Accommodation information

Kuivaniemi log cabin, built in 1940’s and renovated in 1990’s, is located by Lake Laakajärvi. Cabin has spacious kitchen, large living room with 6 beds, two bedrooms each with 2 beds and a lakeside sauna. Iron stove heating, gas lighting, gas refrigerator and gas cooker. Outdoor toilet. On the yard smoke oven, campfire site, boat. Spacious wood-heated sauna in separate building. Water from the lake (must be carried), client brings drinking water. Cabin has two separate entrances.


  • Gas lamp lighting
  • Heating with wood-heated stove
  • No fireplace
  • No waterpipe: water must be carried from the lake or well
  • You need to bring own drinking water
  • No shower
  • Wood-heated sauna
  • Outhouse
  • LPG stove
  • LPG fridge
  • Not electrified cottage
  • Single cottage
  • Wilderness cottage


  • Snowmobile route 3.5 Km
  • Beach 10 m
  • Helsinki 550 km
  • Shop 9 km
  • Spa 65 km
  • Nearest lake/sea/river 10 m
  • Bus stop 5 km
  • Neighbours 1 km
  • Restaurant 50 km


Cabin is not preheated before customer’s arrival. Cabin should be cleaned by the customer during the holiday and after that. Due to long distances maintenance doesn’t check the cabin after all customers. If the cabin is not cleaned or there are deficiencies, please contact the owner immediately on arrival by calling. Please, remember to bring your own bed linen and towels (can not be rented). This cabin requires outdoor attitude and skills (how to make fire, for example). If you’re not sure, please consider another option. Cabin is well-suitable for fishermen and hunters. The lake is known for its good fish stock; trout, whitefish, vendace and zander inhabit the lake. State-owned hunting grounds are not far away either. From the local catering company it is possible to order extra services from linen rental to fullboard. Shop in Laakajärvi village 10 km (By boat 3,5 km). Tiilikkajärvi National Park 20 km ( Vuokatti sport- and tourist centre 50 km. Cabin can be reached by car during the summer. In winter about 3,5 km by snowmobile or by skiing from Laakajärvi shop.


Weekprice 542 - 716€, Weekend price 194 - 368

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Star rating given by customers 2.3 (based on 15 reviews)

71% of customers would recommend this destination.

Customer feedback: 14

  • Esa A, Lokakuu 2021

    Siisti mökki, odotusten mukainen. Todella hyvälaatuisia polttopuita. Kohteessa oli jäteastia, hyvä niin, mutta ehkä voisi tuoda useampia lajittelun kannalta.

  • Esa P, Heinäkuu 2021

    If you want perfect peace and silence this is the place. No neighbours, no highways. Historic log buildings. Good sauna 5 meters from lake. Although area is mostly industrial forest, around the cottage there is older forest. Lake is clean with naturally dark water. Very nice place to swim with hard bottom. Car...See more

  • Anne K, Kesäkuu 2021

Cottage location and nearby cottages

63°79886"N, 28°00960"E
Kuivaniementie, 74300 Sonkajärvi