The SpaceThe apartment has 53 square meters (about 600 square foot) of floor space. It accommodates 4 guests.
There is a spacious living room, a big bedroom, a kitchen, and a sauna in the apartment. The apartment also has a balcony with glazing.
In the bedroom, there is a brand new double bed. It is 160 cm wide.
In the living room, there is a brand new sofa bed. The sofa bed folds into a double bed in a minute. The bed is 160 cm wide.
There is an extra baby bed that can accommodate a child up to five years old.
All linen, towels, and toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper) are included.
The apartment is very convenient also for disabled persons. The hallways are wide and there is an elevator.
The apartment house has a free private parking area right next to the building.
Guest AccessThe living room has a sofa that folds into a 160 cm double bed, two armchairs, a couple of small tables, and cupboards for storage, as well as a dining table with four chairs.
The bedroom has one 160 cm wide double bed.
I f needed, there is also an extra mattress for one person. The mattress can be placed on the floor of the bedroom or the living room.
The modern kitchen is fully stocked with all basic kitchenware. It also has all the equipment required to bring out your inner chef including
- microwave oven
- coffee maker
- water heater for tea
A specialty of this apartment is that it has its own electric sauna, which the guest can use at any time. The adjunct bathroom has a standing shower. In the bathroom, there is a large washing machine.
The apartment is equipped for entertainment with
There is free wireless access to the Internet. Interaction with GuestsWe like to meet people from other countries and cultures. Our family has lived 5 years in Asia; and the head of the family has been in different countries outside Finland altogether for some 14 years.
The NeighborhoodThe apartment is located a quiet residential neighborhood, with no through traffic. Nearby there are large parks and natural forest areas.
The following are within a short walking distance from the apartment:
- train station
- bus stops
- shop that is open every day until 23:00 hour
- a couple of kiosks
- medical center
- horseback riding
- running and skating track
The following are within a longer walking distance from the apartment:
- inside sports hall
- outdoor sports fields
- swimming pool
The Sello Shopping Center which is one of the largest in Finland is located only 1,7 kilometers away. It takes 3 minutes by train to get there. The shopping center offers, for example, the following services:
- two large hypermarkets
- department store
- concert hall and theater
- several gyms
- bowling alley
- many restaurants and cafeterias
- alcohol store, Alko
- post office
- many banks
- money exchange
- barber shops
- private doctors’ offices
- offices of the local municipality
- many, many other special shops and dedicated services
Getting AroundFrom the center of Helsinki there is a convenient, direct electric train connection to the Kilo train station from which there is only a couple of minutes walk to the apartment. The train ride takes only 15 minutes. There are up to 5 train connections per hour. All trains marked with the signs S, U, L, or E stop in the Kilo station.
In addition the train service, from the apartment there are good bus connections to the city center and to other locations in the Helsinki Metropolitan area.
Street connections are convenient to all directions. The Ring Road I (Kehätie I) and Ring Road II (Kehätie II) are a couple of kilometers away. Also the national main highways Number 1 (E18, Turunväylä) and Number 3 (E12, Hämeenlinnanväylä) are only few kilometers away.
It takes about 30 minutes to get to the airport by car. Other Things to NoteWe offer you full privacy during your stay by providing the whole apartment for your use. However, if you have any needs the hosts live cross the street from the apartment in a one-family house (omakotitalo) and, thus, the hosts can easily help you in any issue.