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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

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

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

              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

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              • Bathroom 3 - guest toilet: toilet

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              Other Amenities

                  • ski/boot storage, drying room

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    FREE satellite TV in Japanese and English...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • 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

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Elevator
                  • Garage:

                    Secure under cover parking...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped with all utensils, etc...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

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

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                   

                  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
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Location

                  • Abu-Cha

                    "A must for every visitor to Niseko. Make sure you book as it can get crazy busy. Abu-Cha 2 ..."

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                  • Gyu + Bar (aka The Fridge Door Bar) ギュータス

                    "A must for every (legal age) visitor as it has been here from the start...enter via the litt..."

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                  • BangBang

                    "Always a great meal with a stunning wine list from across the globe. Try the BBQ snow crab ..."

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                  • Ezo Seafood

                    "If you like oysters and fresh, fresh seafood, then this is Nirvana for you. James knows his..."

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                  • Onsen Yukoro

                    "Nothing more relaxing than a soak in a traditional outdoor onsen after a day on the slopes....."

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                  • Niseko Prince Hotel Hirafutei Hokkaido

                    "I don't know about the hotel itself, but the public onsen (natural thermal pool) is one of m..."

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                  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

                  VRBO #256120

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/21/2013
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                  +61 405 537 141 (Australia)

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