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Painstakingly Restored Traditional Japanese House Next to Gosho Imperial Palac

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Last updated: 07/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kyoto house description

Enjoy traditional Kyoto in an authentic, recently renovated machiya with two traditonal Japanese gardens. In the Spring, view cherry blossoms fall right from our mature sakura tree or take a picnic under the numerous trees across the street on the magnificent Imperial grounds.

Our house consists of two generous sized floors, each has a bedroom, sitting room and private toilet. However, being a kyomachiya, there are no clear designated use for these rooms. You can rearrange the furniture and sliding doors to suit your needs. The kitchen and traditional Japanese bathroom on the ground floor are shared by the two floors.

For your comfort, we have added heaters and air conditioning, brand new quality futons and down comforters, and luxury hotel standard linens.

We call this property the KARAVANSARA Gosho Machiya and it is part of our boutique hotel chain focused on world cultural heritage travel experiences. We have two other locations already operating in Siem Reap, Cambodia and searched throughout Kyoto for over one year to find this gem of a machiya, This district is rich in history and the house is on 'MUROMACHI' street. Named after the Japanese medieval peirod (1336-1573) where the first Ashikaga shogun, Takauji, established his administrative headquarters.






Keywords: Machiya,Traditional Japanese House, Japanese Gardens, Central Location, Easy Subway access, Next to Kyoto Gosho

Property Type

  • House
  • 100 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Communications

          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The upstairs room has access to a covered deck. The downstairs room has a private Japanese Garden. The Southern Garden is part of the Common Areas...moreless

              Location & View

                  • Monument View:

                    Our house is across the street from the Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace and Gardens...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Shopping
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season Autumn
                  Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $310
                  $1,900 $5,900
                  High Season Spring
                  Mar 1 - May 15, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $370
                  $2,500 $9,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $280
                  $1,760 $5,300
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Guest pay upon arrival at property. For long term stays a deposit of 25% is required.


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                  Last updated: 07/05/2014
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                  Location

                  Kyoto is full of traditional arts and crafts. We can help you arrange one day classes in the tea ceremony, ceramic, Zen meditation and many other cultural experiences.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: We are both architects with a passion for fine details. We have been working for the past 5 years in restoring heritage properties in Japan, Cambodia and Vietnam. We enjoy the diversity and richness of the cultures of Asia and our goal is to offer authentic, cutural experiences to our guest. We are calling this property the Karavansara Kyoto which is now the flagship property of our boutique hotel chain: the Karavansara. After 14 years in Vietnam and Cambodia, we now live about 10 minutes away from this house in Kyoto. Living in this town is a dream come true. The food is delicious. The environment is vibrant and green. There is always something to see and do.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kyoto:
                  Kyoto is one of the great cultural destinations of Japan. We looked for over 1 year before we found this house. We loved the character of the house especially the three gardens.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Our property is centrally located with walking access to two subways stations as well as Kyoto Gosho, which is the 'Central Park' of Kyoto. The area around the house is full of small restaurants and craftshops.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: french, spanish, english, Basic Japanese, Vietnamese

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  Photos

                  • Architectural Details

                    Architectural Details

                  • Downstairs Tatami Bedroom

                    Downstairs Tatami Bedroom

                  • Upstairs Sitting Room details with Handrail and Custom Fusuma

                    Upstairs Sitting Room details with Handrail and Custom Fusuma

                  • Bath with view of West Garden

                    Bath with view of West Garden

                  • Front Gate on Muromachi Street

                    Front Gate on Muromachi Street

                  • Downstairs and Common Area Plan

                    Downstairs and Common Area Plan

                  • Entry Garden Detail

                    Entry Garden Detail

                  • Downstairs Tatami Sitting Room with view towards West Garden

                    Downstairs Tatami Sitting Room with view towards West Garden

                  • Reading area with view of South Garden

                    Reading area with view of South Garden

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Upstairs Tatami Sitting Room and Bedroom

                    Upstairs Tatami Sitting Room and Bedroom

                  • Upstairs Plan

                    Upstairs Plan

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $280 - $370 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/05/14
                  Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                  Speaks: french, spanish, english, Basic Japanese, Vietnamese

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