New duvets

I really want to pamper all Lillan guests ❤

Making the beds ready with hand-ironed linen is part of that. The smooth linen is just so wonderful to cuddle in!

And what’s in the linen then? Invested in these wonderful duvets and pillows ❤

They are warm, soft and have very smooth, almost like polished surface.

They felt so wonderful when I took them out of their baggages!

Just can’t wait to set these ready for next guests ❤

Lillan as Dollhouse and 3D


I just love modern age best parts. Here’s definitely one: now you can visit Lillan as you would be walking through it and even to take a dollhouse view to get a bigger picture.

(Click the pictures to go to the presentation ❤ )

You can stroll through the house, take a closer look to any point or just go with the stream from one picture to another.

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By choosing to view dollhouse,

You can see through Lillan, rotate the view horizontally and vertically and then have a closer look where you wish. Just crab the picture and move it wherever you want to see!

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Choose the bedroom you want to sleep in, check the views from the windows or convince your loved ones Lillan is the number one place to stay, by using this wonderful presentation.

Thank you Kristian from Valoomo Oy, this just totally hit the spot!

Picturesque Antiquity


Got recommended to visit a lovely place at Perniö: Säterin Antiikki. Well, those recommendations were worth listening: It took less than an hour’s drive from Lillan and there was really a treasure in the end of that rainbow. (Do click the pictures to see them larger – things in them are worth it!)

The charming attic of a barn house renovated into the antique sales use intrigued my imagination. So captivating – you could almost hear the stories these old items had to tell.

Wonderful, old things, beautifully displayed. The prices weren’t that bad, either. What enthralled me most was the history even the smallest things indirectly hinted. For instance the old pharmacy tags. Colic drops, sure. But a white potion? And dysentery drops. World has changed and these relics of the past tell it best.

The charming old couple living in the Lintilä mansion were kind enough to tell me about the history of the estate. It goes back to the beginning of the 1600th century. At year 1510 the first owner of (then written) Lindilä, Klaus Henrik’s son, gave it to his widowed relative Cecilia Jakob’s daughter. Noblemans, Coronels and other vivid persons entwined in the history, almost like from a fairytale. You can sense that long lane there.

Went in the steeper route but came back the easier way. (And yes, surely had my mini assistant trio along. After all, we even had a swimming dip nearby, wonderful little lake hinted by the owners. My firstborn was kind enough to lend his helping hand with the footage.)

We got a tour on the estates. The chapel on the premise is an old granary renovated.

And the garden of the mansion then, oh my. Old flora, beautifully taken care of.

No wonder there had been a lot of visitors at the open gardens’ day.

Wanted of course something as a memento to Lillan as well. Got intrigued by the old graphic prints from the 1900th century. Especially one by William Henry Bartlett called me. I know it says Cove Harbour but I always read it as ‘Love Harbour’. What could better fit Lillan?

But the picture looked a bit lonely on the wall. So I companied it with the front leaf of and old steal industry magazine found from the Lillan attic.

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I love the idea that when looked from a right perspective, they both are again connected with the ocean. The boy catching fish from 1958 and the Port De Cove from 1859.

And they both suite quite well the Master Bedroom atmosphere as well, don’t you think?

Thank you Säterin Antiikki, Liisa and Sakari. We’ll come back, definitely.

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Why do I ask?


You book your stay at Lillan. All goes well. Then, all of a sudden, you get an email from me with abysmal list of questions. How many of you will be coming? Adults, children? Doubles, singles? Ages, genders? Your estimated time of arrival? Your other wishes or questions about your stay?

What is this? Am I just infinitely nosy? Nope. I’m asking all these questions to serve you better.

I re-organize the furniture, especially beds, always according to the guests arriving. Every bed is somewhat convertible: upstairs bedroom beds flex from 100 to 180 centimeters. Double beds can be turned into single beds. Et cetera. You wouldn’t believe what a furniture jive I have before your stay. (Sorry if I’m sweaty.)

There is a cradle (to the downstairs bedroom) and a crib (to upstairs bedroom or master bedroom). Plus two extra beds to be placed where ever there is a need.

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I want to match all the linen accordingly so the preparations for your stay start, on my behalf, way before you arrive to Lillan.

I appreciate you informing as precise time of arrival as possible because I come personally to welcome you to Lillan. Since I don’t live there I have to make some preparations to be able to match my timetable with yours. And yes, I still want you to be able to come when it suites you best – no fixed o’clock.

I ask for your wishes about services, events, to-dos and to-sees to get all ready for your visit to be as successful as possible. Most of the services require something preliminary to be all set when you arrive.

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I want you to rest easy and enjoy your stay at Lillan. That’s why I ask ❤

 

Adaptable sleeping arrangements

Lovely Lillan always ready to provide best possible for its guests. This time three pairs, thus, three pair beds❤️

The Master Bedroom

I was certain I had written of the master bedroom already several times. In my dreams, it occurred, when a guest asked for pictures of it. So. Here it comes, finally. The master bedroom❤️

Upstairs, the best view to the sea.

 Thus, it is the window above in this picture😊

 In the room there is a bed for one or two (90-180x200cm), side tables and a lovely fire place/stove (PorinMatti❤️).
  
  
  
  
  
 As you can see from these sunny preparation pictures, there is room also for an extra bed if needed:

  
  
 So much positive feedback of the view, interior, atmosphere.. Have to believe it. A lovely room!❤️

A Moment for Yourself

The Master bedroom. Wonderful sea view. The place to enjoy ❤