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Moss Garden Cottage

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Accommodations: House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Bath (Sleeps -6)

Lovely Traditional Townhouse Located in Kyoto Historic Area

The house has a little hideaway in a deep alleyway ensuring that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto's historical Higashiyama district. Guests can return to relax, shower, sleep, change clothes or have a cup of tea without leaving the historical area.

The house has two bedroom with 2 double beds, 2 lounges with 2 single sofa beds, 2 showers and a long narrow 'eel bed' kitchen which looks through to a stunning Japanese moss garden. The kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker,kettle, toaster and is perfect for preparing breakfast. Lunch and dinner are best eaten in local cafes and restaurants.

The houses are furnished with Japanese antiques but also with modern features like a western toilet, shower, air-conditioning, hairdryer and iron. There is a selection of Japan related DVDs. Internet access and WIFI are available.

Kyoto's Best Location: Koke great location near the corner of Nene'sPath (the main historical walk) and Sanyjo Dori (Japan's ancient main road the Tokaido Highway) is what really makes it such a great place to stay. It really is perfect for a one or two week stay in Kyoto.
The highlights of Kyoto; Chion -in Temple Maruyama Park, Philosophers Walk, Heian Shrine, and Nanzen-ji Temple are all an easy 10 minute stroll from the house. There are many interesting cafes, antique shops and specialty shops that make sweets, incense and bags from old kimonos. Ten minutes away are the Higashiyama mountains that have superb hiking.

There is free WIFI in the house.

Koke-An are NON-SMOKING houses. No daily cleaning is offered.

Koke-An are suitable for a family up to 6 people or two couples of friends. Pl note that if your request is for 2-3 people, the rate would still start from 1,000JPY (as for 4 people).

Inside the house you will also find 'Kyoto guide' with lots of maps and information on sights and things to do. In Kyoto and we are more than happy to help guests plan their itineraries while in Kyoto. Please refer to our planned tours.

We, your hosts at Windows to Japan (a tour operator agency based in Japan which creates and organizes tours in Japan) can offer much more to help you optimize your Japanese experience, by planning and arranging parts of, or your entire tour in Japan by introducing unique windows through which you can unveil more layers of Japan’s enigmatic culture.
We offer special tours with reduced rates to guests staying in our houses. For more information, please contact us.

Reservation of under 3 people can be accepted only under the condition of paying as 3 people.

Rates are as below.
Regular Season Rate:18,000JPY for 3 people
Jan.4-Mar.26, May.7-Jul.13, Dec.6-Dec.30

Middle Season Rate: 22,000JPY for 3 people
Apr.14-May.1, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31

High Season Rate: 24,000JPY for 3 people
Apr.19-Apr.25, May.1-5, Jul.14-Jul.16, Nov.1-Nov.19

Festival Season Rate: 30,000JPY for 3 pax
Mar.27-Apr.18, Aug.13-16, Nov.20-Dec.5, Dec.31-Jan.3

*Every extra 1 person, add 2,000JPY per night
*Every 7 nights, get 1 night fee. Pl note this policy is not applicable for festival season.
*Under 3 nights stay, require a cleaning fee of 4,000JPY.
*Pl consult with us for special rate for long stay above 3 weeks.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    Selection of Japanese movies in English or with subtitles...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season 3
Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$206
Middle season 2
Jul 17 - Aug 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$189
Festival season 2
Aug 13 - Aug 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$258
Middle season 3
Aug 18 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$189
High seqason 4
Nov 1 - Nov 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$206
Festival season 3
Nov 20 - Dec 5, 2015
3 night min stay
$258
Festival season 4
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$258
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$155
$931

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  • Taxes Not included

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Location

Koke-an really is in Kyoto's best location. On the corner of Sanjyo Dori (the old Tokaido Hwy Japan's main road) and Jingu Michi (Nenes' Path-Kyoto's main historical road) and with Higashiyama Subway stn 2 mins walk. There is a variety of restaurants within 15 metres of the entrance to Koke-an (15 metres not minutes). There are three 24hr convenience stores within 1 mins walk and Nene's Path, Philosophy Path, Gion Geisha district and many gardens, temples, antique shops and superb hiking all within a few minutes walk.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: As guests at Koke-An, you can benefit not only from the great setting of the house, but also from your hosts’ extensive knowledge and experience of tourism and travel in Japan – Avi and Wendy also own and run “Windows to Japan”, a specialist tour agency which opens authentic, soul stirring windows to Japan for independent travelers. From planning to operating and guiding tours in Japan to hosting guests at Koke-An, Avi and Wendy take great pleasure in introducing visitors to the real Japan and focusing on the individual requirements and wishes of all their guests.


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Moss Garden

    Moss Garden

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • An old Door

    An old Door

  • Handmade Paper Lamp

    Handmade Paper Lamp

  • Shower

    Shower

  • Modern Toilet

    Modern Toilet

  • Sliding Door

    Sliding Door

  • Floor Plan

    Floor Plan

  • A big welcome to Koke-an

    A big welcome to Koke-an

  • Comfy sofa with DVDs&books

    Comfy sofa with DVDs&books

  • Look into the Garden

    Look into the Garden

  • Handmade Pottery Cup

    Handmade Pottery Cup

  • Simple Kitchen

    Simple Kitchen

  • Laundry

    Laundry

  • Old Fashion Wall

    Old Fashion Wall

  • Antique Furniture

    Antique Furniture

VRBO #209514

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/02/2015
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