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Special Summer Discount Shofu-an in Historical Kiyomizu-Gion Area

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kyoto townhome description

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Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within its boundaries makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world.

Shofu-an (Pine Breeze) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in Kiyomizu area, a big Kyoto traditional house, and was designed and divided in three Machiya (Bairin-an, Shofu-an, Momiji-an) by renowed Kyoto based architect Geoffrey P. Moussas. Shofu-an is being meticulously preserved with the traditional techniques that have been handed down for centuries. While sticking to tradition is important for the architect, updating the facilities, such as modern bath-shower room, high-tech toilet, kitchen, heating floor, are just as important to meet the present day needs of our guests. The delicate balance between 'old and new' is what sets this apart.
Shofu-an is at the foot of Kiyomizu Temple, which is been designated a World Culture Heritage, and is very convenient for visiting by walking distance many others famous temples, shrines, downtown, and Gion, the most famous Geisha district!

Enjoy Kyoto and the distinctive features of local townhomes by staying in a real Machiya, feeling the natural way of living and the change of seasons which distinguishes Kyoto' s culture and its people.

City buses or rental bikes can take you to most famous sites in Kyoto within 30 minutes.

Please see our other 2 listings in the same place:Shofu-an VRBO#438156 & Momiji-an VRBO#438158.
In Sanjo-Kamanza area other 2 listings: Shimoza-an VRBO#514790 & Kamiza-an VRBO#514588

Kyoto, the cultural heart of Japan is awaiting for you!

RATES:
Payments are charged in Japanese Yen.
US$ rates for reference only.
Rates includes tax.

August and September 2014 special discount:
Yen 27.000 for two guests per night instead of Yen 30.000;
plus Yen 3.000 for each extra guest over 15 years old per night,
plus Yen 2.000 for each extra guest between 5-15 years old per night.
When the stay is shorter than four nights as requested Yen 5.000 is added on the total amount for extra fees.

Please feel free to ask to us for any questions.



Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 5 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • a bath with private garden, espresso coffee maker, floor heating system in the kitchen and bathroom area...moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Communications

                  Outdoor Features

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Walking
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Playground
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Cycling
                       

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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      summer
                      Aug 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $265
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $295

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Basic rate is for two guests, each extra guest over 15 years old is charged Yen 3.000 per night, each extra guest between 5-15 years old Yen 2.000.

                      Rent includes all utilities, rates,tax, charges associated with the use, the occupancy of the property.

                      Rates are in Japanese Yen.

                      A deposit of 30% will be charged at the time of booking, and a balance no earlier than three weeks before your arrival.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      116 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kansai International Airport
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Keihan Kiyomizu Gojyo Station
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Meishin Highway Kyoto Higashi Inter
                      0.1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Wine bar
                      0.1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Ashiya

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Kiyomizu Temple, a World Cultural Heritage -

                      Gion, the Geisha district -

                      Zen Temple Kenninnji -

                      Yasaka Pagoda -

                      Kodaiji Temple -

                      Yasaka Shrine -

                      Maruyama Park -

                      Nishiki food market -

                      Sanjusangendo, the temple of 1001 wooden statues of Buddhist goddess...

                      There are nearly 808 temples and shirines in this small town!

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About: Message from the owner: Welcome to Kyoto! Our wooden houses were built in 1920'. Recently we renovated these houses by utilizing the original material as much as possible. Please enjoy the feeling of traditional Kyoto House!

                      Why Kyoto:
                      In this Kyoto typical house we could see a glitter of traditional atmosphere on the roof, wooden pillars, sliding doors or small garden inside the house. The Kyoto townhouse is called Machiya and this house strongly stimulated us to restore for living. Machiya used to be townhouses or shops for the merchants in the 17th century. Not only temples and shrines, but machiya stay is an attractive experience for all who want to know more about Kyoto' life style and its culture.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                      A 15 minutes walk will take you to the riverside of the Kamogawa. You can take a pleasent stroll along the river, or do shopping in the nearby Kawaramachi area, convenient during rainy days as the shopping streets are covered, like Nishiki food market street. A night life spot is Pontocho, a narrow lane with no cars, full of elegant restaurants, bars, and where you can have a glimpse of a Geisha or Maiko on the way or from an appointment. In the next street west side of Pontocho there is Kiyamachi, a very lively night zone where you can find many kinds of restaurants, bars, pubs and more... Enjoy Kyoto just walking from Shofu-an!


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                      Speaks: english, Italian, Japanese

                       

                      Photos

                      • Shofu-an entrance

                        Shofu-an entrance

                      • The living room space

                        The living room space

                      • Bath tub and shower room facing the garden

                        Bath tub and shower room facing the garden

                      • HighTech ToTo Toilet

                        HighTech ToTo Toilet

                      • Antique stone lantern

                        Antique stone lantern

                      • Tatami room

                        Tatami room

                      • Tokonoma, alcove

                        Tokonoma, alcove

                      • Yasaka Pagoda at sunset (3 minutes away)

                        Yasaka Pagoda at sunset (3 minutes away)

                      • Kiyomizu Temple in automn

                        Kiyomizu Temple in automn

                      • Kodaiji Temple Zen garden

                        Kodaiji Temple Zen garden

                      • Dining kitchen

                        Dining kitchen

                      • Wash & dryer machine

                        Wash & dryer machine

                      • Wood stairs

                        Wood stairs

                      • Tatami room with futons

                        Tatami room with futons

                      • 'Engawa', roofed balcony and deck

                        'Engawa', roofed balcony and deck

                      • Local Festival in front of Shofu-an and Bairin-an

                        Local Festival in front of Shofu-an and Bairin-an

                      • Gion Festival - one of the most famous festival in Japan

                        Gion Festival - one of the most famous festival in Japan

                      • Yasaka Pagoda and girls with Maiko 's kimono

                        Yasaka Pagoda and girls with Maiko 's kimono

                      VRBO #438156

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, September 13, 2014

                      $265 - $295 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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