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A Log Cottage In Peaceful Location

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Take a look at this log cabin located 330 kilometers northwest of Rovaniemi, and 88 kilometers north of Muonio, in the village of Karesuvanto. The cabin is located on the River Muonionjoki with its deep, natural state shore, the width of the river is 250 meters, with Sweden on the opposite shore of the river. River Muonionjoki joins river Tornionjoki and it is a salmon river. The cabin has a rowing boat and 2 life jackets available. The log cottage was built in 2017, and the inside is paneled.



The cabin has a combined kitchen-living room with a convertible bed, electric sauna, toilet and shower corner, and a covered porch. A mattress can be used as an extra bed on the floor. The log cabin has a mini kitchen with two hotplates, but no oven. Storage is placed under the seats. The log cabin has a metallic fireplace, darkening blinds on the windows, a small terrace with a table and chairs, a small metallic outdoor fire pit, and a ball bbq grill. Features of the log cabin include bed linen and towels included in the price, electric lighting, electric heating, a stove, water pipe from the own well, shower, electric sauna, toilet, electric hot plate (no oven), fridge, microwave oven, TV, radio, barbecue, single cottage, and a rowing boat.

You’ll want to note that water in the tap comes from its well and contains some iron, which might cause occasionally some smell/taste in the water. However, it’s examined and safe to use. Guests of the log cabin can bring drinking water along. The power line passes in front of the log cottage. The cottage is located near the services of Karesuvanto village and Sweden Karesuando village. The cabin is close to a small grocery shop, restaurant, and fuel sales in Karesuvanto. Neste Karesuvanto (distance approx. 950 meters) also has an electric car charging point. The border crossing to Sweden is just 1.5 kilometers away close to Sweden Karesuando shops, restaurants, and services 2 to 3 kilometers. Two pairs of snowshoes are available at the cabin. Guide services for fishing trips and safari trips from the owner. There is a possibility to rent a kayak, inquiries from the owner are recommended well in advance.

Fishing license area 2502 Tornionjoki-Muonionjoki-Konkamaeno and 1550 Lataseno 12 kilometers. Small game hunting license area (fowls, only willow grouse), 1614 Hetta-Karesuvanto, 1615 Nakkala, and 1613 Kasivarsi. Hannu’s Reindeer farm in Kuttanen village 21 kilometers (services for tourists), Kultima old Lappish village 30 kilometers, Kilpisjarvi 108 kilometers. The cottage can be reached by car all year round.

Karesuvanto or Kaaresuvanto is a village in Enontekio municipality, located in the Finnish Lapland, the largest and northernmost region in Finland. It is located on the Muonio River, which follows Finland’s western border with Sweden. The village of Karesuando is located on the Swedish side of the river. This is the northernmost border crossing from Sweden by car. Tarvantovaara Wilderness Area is located nearby. The village of Karesuando is located on the Swedish side of the river.

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