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Painstakingly Restored Traditional Japanese House Next to Gosho Imperial Palac

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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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

          • 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

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

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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

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                      • 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: 10/27/2014
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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: english, french, spanish, 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

                      VRBO #346338

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 27, 2014

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

                      View calendar: Updated 10/27/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                      Speaks: english, french, spanish, Basic Japanese, Vietnamese
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