Reliable rental living for all life situations
Oulu is a city of skills and intelligence that combines technological know-how and beautiful nature. The city has Finland’s second largest university with about 16,000 students. In addition, Science Center Tietomaa is suitable for the whole family and introduces the wonders of science to the smallest family members.
Besides technology, Oulu has beautiful waters, lush parks and innovative services. Small boutiques and cafés entice residents to relax in a modern environment. Oulu is also a dream come true for a family with children, as it has made large investments in children’s wellbeing with an operational model based on UNICEF’s Child Friendly City concept.
Avara’s Oulu locations offer versatile living for many tastes. Oulu is full of possibilities for those looking for the hustle and bustle of the city as well as for one who values the quiet of the nature.
In Avara’s Oulu locations, you will be living in the metropolis of Northern Finland, by the sea, in the middle of the events and services of the city and versatile study possibilities. From our city locations, you can step right into the busy city, while calm Talvikangas invites families with children and Kaijonharju is within walking distance from the university. Oulunsalo is an excellent choice if you want to enjoy peaceful nature and the services of a big city. Avara also has interesting location in Oulu in Peltola, Kaakkuri, Haukiputaa and Linnanmaa, among others.
Our apartment buildings in the peaceful Hiironen area were built in the 2000s. They are located approximately five kilometers from downtown Oulu, in the middle of impressing forest landscape. A large grocery store is located just a couple of hundred meters from both Avara locations. If you enjoy exercise, you will be spoiled by the area’s sports park that includes, among others, a football field, a disc golf course, an agility course for dogs and lit skiing and outdoor routes.
Kaijonharju is approximately six kilometers from downtown Oulu and a great choice for a student, as the University of Oulu is within walking distance. The area has lush nature and great hiking paths. Our row houses on Kalervontie have excellent views as they are located on the shores of Lake Kuivasjärvi. Kaijonharju has everything you need in your daily life: a kindergarten, elementary, middle and high schools, a library, a health station and a grocery store. The Ideapark shopping mall is ten minutes away by car.
In downtown Oulu, Avara has cozy apartment buildings in Pokkinen, Myllytulli and Vanhatulli. In these locations, you will be within walking and biking distance from all the services of the lively city. Myllytulli locations are less than a kilometer from the city center, yet in a quiet location with excellent possibilities for recreational activities and outdoor exercise nearby. The modern Vanhatulli locations also combine a peaceful park-like environment with the immediate vicinity of the city center services. In our apartment building in Pokkinen, completed in 2000, you will be living in the middle of the city, right by the market place and almost by the seashore.
Our Koskela apartment building is right next to the Niittyaro Housing Fair area that was constructed in the 1970s. This area, surrounded by peaceful and lush nature, has easy access by bike and car to the university as well as the city center, which is approximately four kilometers away. The nearest kindergarten is just a couple of hundred meters away. Forest paths can be accessed from your front door and the Niittyaro outdoor area invites you to exercise and move outdoors. The area’s services, such as a library, a child health center and a shopping mall, are centralized by Koskela School, less than a kilometer from Avara’s location. A versatile grocery store area was built at the beginning of 2000s in Linnanmaa, just an easy bike ride away.
Our location in Oulunsalo, close to the church area, lets you enjoy peaceful living next to good hiking paths, right next to all the daily services. Everything you need, from a library to a school and grocery stores, is just a stone’s throw away. Even traveling is easy from this location as Oulu airport is just two kilometers away. Downtown Oulu is twelve kilometers away and easily accessible by car.
Our location in Rajakylä was built in the 2000s and is situated on a calm street that, apart from the Avara apartment building, mainly has row houses. You can access the forest from your front door, and the Talvikkipuisto Sports Center invites you to exercise, just half a kilometer away. The University of Oulu is a 15-minute bike ride away, so this home is perfect for a student. There are also good connections to the city center, which is ten kilometers away. You do not need to leave Rajakylä to access daily services, as within half a kilometer you can find a school, a kindergarten, a library, R-kioski and two grocery stores.
Avara’s balcony access block in Talvikangas is an excellent choice for families with children or someone who enjoys spending time in the forest. The peaceful neighborhood of small homes was built in the 2000s and is located approximately eight kilometers from downtown Oulu. However, daily services are close-by as you can find a grocery store, a kindergarten and a comprehensive school just half a kilometer away. A lush forest area starts just around the corner from the building. A playground and a sports park are also available nearby.
Avara has three modern and peaceful apartment buildings in maritime Toppila. Two locations are in the middle of all services: Halpahalli, a grocery store, a flea market and a kindergarten are practically at your front door. Even a school and a pharmacy are just a short walk away. A cozy outdoor area between the residential area and the sea invites you to exercise. Our third Toppila location is on Toppilansaari Island, by Toppilansalmi’s waterfront views. On the other side of the island is Oulu’s pride: the gorgeous Nallikari beach.