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Jizo-an - Travellers Cottage- Beautifully Renovated Machiya

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Stunning bedroom with western bed & aircon

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Last updated: 04/11/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Accommodations: House, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Jizo is the guardian of travellers and An means cottage or 'quiet retreat', hence travellers cottage.

Jizo-An is located in an alleyway of only 5 houses ensuring that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto’s historical Higashiyama district. Guests can return, relax, have a rest, shower, sleep, change clothes or have a cup of tea while still remaining in the historical area. The house is small, one bedroom upstairs, kitchen/lounge downstairs. It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style of an old Kyoto Teahouse.

The house is actually more beautiful than the photos can show.

Jizo-an is furnished with antiques along with modern amenities like air-conditioning, western toilet and modern kitchen. The kitchen is simple, refridgerator, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker. It is also equipped with a hairdryer, linen, iron, ironing board, towels, washing machine and dryer, everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

There is cable TV with English chanel, and WiFi access for your computer.

Inside the house you will also find 'Kyoto guide' with lots of maps and information on sights and things to do. In Kyoto and we are more than happy to help guests plan their itineraries while in Kyoto. Please refer to our planned tours.

We, your hosts at Windows to Japan (a tour operator agency based in Japan which creates and organizes tours in Japan) can offer much more to help you optimize your Japanese experience, by planning and arranging parts of, or your entire tour in Japan by introducing unique windows through which you can unveil more layers of Japan’s enigmatic culture.
We offer special tours with reduced rates to guests staying in our houses. For more information, please contact us.

Jizo-An is NON-SMOKING. No daily Cleaning is offered.

Keywords: Townhome

Rates are as below.
Rates
Regular Season Rate:10,000JPY for 2 persons
Jan.4-Mar.26, May.6-Jul.13, Dec.6-Dec.30

Middle Season Rate: 13,000JPY for 2 persons.
Apr.26-Apr.30, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31

High Season Rate: 15,000JPY for 2 persons
Apr.19-25, May.1-5, Jul.14-16, Nov.1-19

Festival Season Rate: 20,000JPY for 2 persons
Mar.27-Apr.18, Aug.13-16, Nov.20-Dec.5

*Every 7 nights, get 1 night fee. Pl note this policy is not applicable for festival season.
*Under 3 nights stay, require a cleaning fee of 4,000JPY.
*Pl consult with us for special rate for long stay above 3 weeks.

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Property Type

  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library:

    DvD's Japanese movies in English...moreless

Attractions

  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

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

    Wifi Internet ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has a kettle, coffee maker, microwave, toaster and refrigerator...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
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Yen 12,000 pernight 3 night minimum
Yen 72,000 per week 
High season Mar.30-Apr.7, Jul.13-16 Yen 15,000 night minimum 3 night
High season Nov.17-Dec.8, Dec.29-Jan.3 Yen 15,000 night minimum 3 night 
Above high season weekly rate Yen 90,000 
Note: Please note we only accept Japanese Yen- Rates shown in $US aprox only.

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


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: As guests at Jizo-An, you can benefit not only from the great setting of the house, but also from your hosts’ extensive knowledge and experience of tourism and travel in Japan – Avi and Wendy also own and run “Windows to Japan”, a specialist tour agency which opens authentic, soul stirring windows to Japan for independent travelers. From planning to operating and guiding tours in Japan to hosting guests at Jizo-An, Avi and Wendy take great pleasure in introducing visitors to the real Japan and focusing on the individual requirements and wishes of all their guests.

Why the Owner Chose Kyoto:
This part of Kyoto, in the temple district, beside Higashiyama is beautiful, interesting and very convenient for the sights of Kyoto.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Jizo-an is beautifully renovated and located in a quite location that offers immediate access by foot to many of Kyoto's highlights


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Stunning bedroom with western bed & aircon

    Stunning bedroom with western bed & aircon

  • Cast iron bath and stone shower area

    Cast iron bath and stone shower area

  • Cable TV & DVD

    Cable TV & DVD

  • Western style toilet

    Western style toilet

  • Stone floor entrance

    Stone floor entrance

  • Shower/bath room area

    Shower/bath room area

  • Jizo- the guardian diety of travellers

    Jizo- the guardian diety of travellers

  • Gion-Kyoto's Geisha district 15 mins walk

    Gion-Kyoto's Geisha district 15 mins walk

  • Bedroom with antique doors

    Bedroom with antique doors

  • Kitchen, brand new, modern and spotlessly clean

    Kitchen, brand new, modern and spotlessly clean

  • Hand made ceramic hand basin

    Hand made ceramic hand basin

  • Antique front door

    Antique front door

  • 180 year old 'tiger' bamboo- window detail

    180 year old 'tiger' bamboo- window detail

  • Handmade Japanese lighting

    Handmade Japanese lighting

  • Jizo statue Sanzen-ji temple

    Jizo statue Sanzen-ji temple

  • Floor Map

    Floor Map

VRBO #367658

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Townhome
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 04/11/2015
Email owner

+81 757112527

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