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Ski Japan - Awesome Powder Snow!

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Ski Niseko - loads of POWDER snow and amazing views...!

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Last updated: 10/21/2013

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Niseko condo description

Niseko is located on the North island of Hokkaido, Japan - near the international airport of Sapporo. It was originally a thermal spring spa resort known only to the local Japanese, but was eventually discovered by outsiders looking for the perfect snow experience. Niseko is now famous around the world for its exceptional powder snow. From December to April each year the resort is covered in a blanket of up to 15 metres of pristine powder snow. There are over 50 kms (30 miles) of groomed slopes across four linked resorts: Hirafu, Hanazono, An'nupuri and Higashiyama.

Niseko is now one of the fastest growing ski resorts in the world, and at the heart of Niseko is Hirafu, the best appointed village in the area. With its unique Japanese character and mix of international influences, Hirafu offers an experience not found anywhere else in the world. English is widely spoken as the resort was founded primarily by Australians looking for powder snow in their Summer period.

Fabulous food, fascinating culture and fantastic snow. Go ahead and do something different this year – SKI JAPAN!

During the rest of the year (May-November), Niseko is well known for outdoor pursuits like golf, white water rafting, fly fishing, road cycling, mountain biking, and hiking. With its mild temperatures, Niseko provides the perfect escape from the humid summer experienced by many Asian cities. With its wealth of activities, delectable seasonal produce, renowned hot springs and breathtaking scenic beauty, Niseko offers an exceptional destination year round. Niseko has it all.

Yama Shizen West is a premium alpine apartment located in the heart of Hirafu village, with premium access to the slopes, shopping, traditional public baths (onsens), and the finest restaurants. Yama Shizen West offers outstanding value and comfort for your stay. Combining contemporary architecture and designer interiors with the quality and detail of Japanese construction, Yama Shizen provides the very best in alpine accommodation, at one of the most exciting ski holiday destinations in the world.

* On the very doorstep to some of the best powder in the world
* Fully furnished, designer interiors providing luxurious retreats
* Exclusive village location
* High level of detail and Japanese craftsmanship
* Spectacular views through large picture windows to the ski fields; maximum natural light
* Drying areas
* Secure ski storage and under cover parking
* FREE Wi-Fi and Satellite TV in English
* Servicing (winter) daily service of fresh towels and rubbish removal.
* Iron and ironing Board, Hairdryer and all modern appliances

Property Type

  • 6 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 5

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Other (See Description)

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Large room with small lounge, ensuite and kitchenette...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Huge King bed can be split into King singles....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Huge King Bed can be split into King singles...moreless

          • King size beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2 - main ensuite: toilet, shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 1 - shared: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

            Enjoy the traditional Japanese toilet experience!...moreless

          • Bathroom 3 - guest toilet: toilet

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          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Some basic items included. Service available to stock fridge for arrival (extra cost)...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped with all utensils, etc...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Catering Available
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            Secure under cover parking...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided
          • Covered Parking
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Air Conditioning

          Other Amenities

              • ski/boot storage, drying room

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Television

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Ask about trying a ski bike - awesome fun......moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                With stunning views of the ski hill from your living room you can spend the evening watching the night skiing (or get out and try it yourself). ...moreless

              • Ski-In:

                FREE Ski valet service included if you prefer to leave your equipment at the Gondola and walk the short distance to the apartment...moreless

              • Village:

                Located in the heart of the Upper Village...moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Rafting
              • Fishing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Fly Fishing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Snowboarding
              • Mountain Biking
               

              Reviews

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              Ski Season (2 bedroom) .. Yen 35,000-77,000/night (approx $300-$800)
              Ski Season (3 bedroom) .. Yen 40,000-95,000/night (approx $360-$800)
              60% discount for non-ski season bookings
              Ski Season - Dec-Apr (approx Peak: Dec/Jan, Shoulder: Feb/March, Off Peak: April)
              Golf and Outdoor Season - May-Nov
              

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              Location

              100 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              New Chitose (Sapporo)
              10 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Kutchan

              Car: Not Necessary

              Niseko is the centre of powder snow skiing in the Northern Winter (Dec to April). In addition to the many skiing options there are fabulous restaurants, onsens (thermal hot pools) and bars - plenty to see and do. It is also a beautiful area to visit in Spring, Summer and Fall if you like stunning rural scenery, golf, cycling, fly fishing, white water rafting. Plenty of local festivals to choose from.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: I am in my 50's and live in Australia.

              Why the Owner Chose Niseko:
              I bought this apartment in Japan to take advantage of the amazing powder snow during the Australian Summer period (Dec-April) and because I really enjoy the Japanese cultural experience - especially the food! My teenage year old daughter also loves it.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Apart from the snow sports, there is nothing more enjoyable than soaking in a traditional Japanese onsen (natural thermal hot pools) followed by a traditional Japanese meal of sushi, teriyaki, yakitori, etc... The views of Mt. Youtei (an extinct volcano similar in size and shape to Mt Fuji) are spectacular.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Ski Niseko - loads of POWDER snow and amazing views...!

                Ski Niseko - loads of POWDER snow and amazing views...!

              • Modern apartment in fabulous location with concierge services available

                Modern apartment in fabulous location with concierge services available

              • Living area to kitchen - FREE Wi-Fi and Satellite TV (English and Japanese)

                Living area to kitchen - FREE Wi-Fi and Satellite TV (English and Japanese)

              • Shower and toilet in ensuite

                Shower and toilet in ensuite

              • Bathroom - bath and shower facilities

                Bathroom - bath and shower facilities

              • Kitchen/Dining - plenty of room and fully equipped

                Kitchen/Dining - plenty of room and fully equipped

              • View at night from Living area/kitchen - watch night skiing or get out and do it

                View at night from Living area/kitchen - watch night skiing or get out and do it

              • Looking for something new?  Try ski-biking (I can arrange it for you). Great fun

                Looking for something new? Try ski-biking (I can arrange it for you). Great fun

              • Local delicacy - BBQ'd King Crab legs!

                Local delicacy - BBQ'd King Crab legs!

              • Experience Japanese culture

                Experience Japanese culture

              • The apartment is perfectly located near lifts, shops, restaurants, onsens, etc

                The apartment is perfectly located near lifts, shops, restaurants, onsens, etc

              • Apartment is on the 5th floor - stunning views!

                Apartment is on the 5th floor - stunning views!

              • Main bedroom - King beds, extra living/TV area, ensuite bathroom and kitchenette

                Main bedroom - King beds, extra living/TV area, ensuite bathroom and kitchenette

              • Bedrooms all have King twins so can be made into 1 large bed or two large single

                Bedrooms all have King twins so can be made into 1 large bed or two large single

              • Kitchen/Dining room with fabulous views to the mountain

                Kitchen/Dining room with fabulous views to the mountain

              • Kitchen to Living area

                Kitchen to Living area

              • Go crazy in the powder snow...and look at that view of Mt Youtei!

                Go crazy in the powder snow...and look at that view of Mt Youtei!

              • The thermal hotsprings (onsens) are the perfect way to relax after a day out

                The thermal hotsprings (onsens) are the perfect way to relax after a day out

              • The seafood is amazing in Hokkaido

                The seafood is amazing in Hokkaido

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              Date last modified - Thursday, October 24, 2013

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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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