The cosy and idyllic city centre is surrounded by different types of neighborhoods, and the countryside isn’t far away from the centre, either. The long coastline provides opportunities to live by the sea, too.
Easy to enjoyThe lifestyle in the small city is leisurely but invitingly active. The city is built as a functional whole around the grid-planned centre. Most of the services and facilities for activities are located within a fifteen minute walk.
Vibrant cultural life and varied leisure activitiesFor cultural enjoyment, Uusikaupunki offers a popular amateur theatre, several galleries, a legendary cinema with modern technology, numerous music events, a library, a music institute and the multidisciplinary Vakka-Suomen Adult Education Centre. Activities within a three kilometer radius from the city centre include a kilometre-long ski tunnel, a riding school certified by The Equestrian Federation of Finland, several gyms, jogging trails, an 18-hole golf course, public swimming pool, and much more.
Early childhood education and schoolsFor families with children, the city of Uusikaupunki offers multifaceted early childhood education services of high quality, also taking into account the needs of those working in shifts. There are also private day-care centres and group family day care services available in the city.
In addition to basic education, you can study at the Uusikaupunki high school and the Southwest Finland Vocational College Novida.
Should you rent or buy a home?Uusikaupunki consists of a dozen distinct neighborhoods and several vibrant villages. There is plenty of quite reasonably priced housing for sale, and different types of sites to build on. Besides private rental housing options, you can apply for city rental housing via the Citizens’ Services Passari.
City rental housingThe city of Uusikaupunki has 838 rental housing units and four large rental housing companies.
With the companies, lease agreements are handled at the estate manager offices. Lease agreements for the housing units owned directly by the city are handled at the Citizens’ Services Passari.
A rental security deposit must be made before the keys are handed over to the tenant.
Security deposit amounts:
1 room + kitchen/kitchenette, €300
2 rooms + kitchen/kitchenette, €400
3 rooms + kitchen and bigger, €500
To apply for city rental housing, fill in the online application.
Any attachments to the application must be delivered to the Citizens’ Services Passari, located at Rauhankatu 10, at the stage when the applicant has accepted the offered housing.
For soon-to-be-available housing opportunities, visit Vapautuvat asunnot (in Finnish only).
Private sector housingHousing opportunities in the private rental market are usually advertised in the local papers ‘Uudenkaupungin Sanomat’ and ‘Vakka-Suomen Sanomat’.
The following real estate portals list housing opportunities available for rent or sale, including apartments, summer cottages and work premises.
Contact informationPassari provides personal advice and guidance in many questions regarding the city – if they do not know something, they will find it out for you!
Citizens’ Services Passari:
Open Mon–Fri between 9am and 4:30pm
June to August between 9am and 5pm
Fax: 02 841 2887
Visiting address: Rauhankatu 10, 23500 Uusikaupunki, Finland
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