Huhtiniemi House for shepherds in Kolovesi Nationalpark

Rental hut, 94 m², for 6 persons. Living room-kitchen and two bedrooms.

Huhtiniemi House is situated in the municipality of Enonkoski, in Rekitaipale, in the southwestern part of Kolovesi National Park. The house is a former farmhouse, built in 1914 and restored for current use in 2006-2007. In 2021 Huhtiniemi is reserved only for shepherds.


The hut provides lodging in a single bed in the kitchen-living room, two beds in one bedroom, a bunk bed and a single bed in the other bedroom (equipped with mattresses, pillows and blankets, but no bed linen or towels provided), solar-powered electric lights, a gas stove and gas-powered refrigerator. Cooking utensils and tableware for 6 people. Wood-burning ovens in the kitchen-living room and bedrooms. No basic heating. Please note that it will take some time for the hut to warm up.

The yard offers a wood-burning sauna, a traditional cellar, a campfire site, a well and a dry toilet adjacent to the cowhouse.

The southeast-facing shore is about a 100 metres away from the sauna in the yard. The sandy beach is shallow. A rowing boat is provided for tenants. No jetty.

Please leave no litter or other traces of your visit.


* The keys to the hut open the barrier on the road leading to the yard.
* There is no jetty by the shore at Huhtiniemi.
* Not suitable for the disabled.
* Tenants are responsible for cleaning the house before they leave.
* The water drawn from the well must be boiled when used for cooking and as drinking water.
* There is no basic heating in the house.


In 2020 Huhtiniemi is reserved for the shepherds.
Huhtiniemi House is on the mainland in Huhtiniemi, close to Lake Kolovesi.
Pets allowed
Free WiFi