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Painstakingly Restored Traditional Japanese House Next to Gosho Imperial Palac

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Property 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

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Property Type

  • House
  • 100 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • 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

 

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  • Taxes Not included

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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: english, french, spanish, Basic Japanese, Vietnamese

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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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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, Basic Japanese, Vietnamese
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/10/2015
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