45 km south of Kuusamo, 94 km north of Suomussalmi, lake Polojärvi 45 m (length of lake 6 km, width 2 km), shallow, gently deepening shore, gravel bottom, own rowing boat, dock.
Log cabin, built in 2005. Livingroom /kitchen with sofa bed, bed room with double bed (width 140 cm), loft with double bed (width 180 cm). Sauna with electric stove, bathroom / toilet, covered terrace. Keskiniemi is located on the peninsula of Polojärvi in an open and sunny location. Flat yard and shallow beach suitable for children. Cottage is suitable for both relaxed holiday and base for active holiday. A doghouse and dog's cage in yard.
Fishing on Lake Polojärvi: a fisheries management fee is needed, fishing is allowed on lakes, excluding the salmon-based streams (more www.eraluvat.fi). The fisherman is obliged to review the fishing restrictions at kalastusrajoitus.fi. Cottage owner gives more detailed information eg about fishing permits. Boat ramp is located 200m away (in the owner's area).
Kylmäluoma Hiking Area 7 km. Excellent fishing opportunities in clear water lakes and ponds. Area has hiking trails, lean-to shelters, campfire sites, in winter cross country ski trails (15 km), snowmobile trails etc. Kylmäluoma is known for its rugged ridges, primeval forest and lakes. Fishing permits, see Kylmäluoma 4525 (www.eraluvat.fi).
Hossa National Park 35 km (distance to its shortest), Visitor center ab. 40 km. Finland100 National Park 2017, eg rock paintings to see, varied hiking routes, canoeing and mountain biking.
Hunting: Small game hunting area 5622 South Taivalkoski (see www.eraluvat.fi).