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Last updated: 08/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

**PLEASE NOTE**
Koke-An is going through renovations at this moment.(Ends 6/30) There will be changes in the room after renovation compared to the photos shown in this profile of the house! New photos will be updated after renovation.

Accommodations: House, 3 Bedrooms +sofa lounge space , 2 restrooms, 1 shower and bathtub. (Sleeps 3-7)

【We have 14 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】
Lovely Traditional Townhouse Located in Kyoto Historic Area

The house has a little hideaway in a deep alleyway ensuring that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto's historical Higashiyama district. Guests can return to relax, shower, sleep, change clothes or have a cup of tea without leaving the historical area.

The house has three bedrooms; 2 with double beds, another with 2 Japanese futons. There is 1 lounge with a sofa(which converts to a sofa bed), 1 shower and bathtub, and a long kitchen with great natural light. The kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster and is perfect for preparing breakfast. Lunch and dinner are best eaten in local cafes and restaurants.

The houses are furnished with Japanese antiques but also with modern features like a western toilet, shower and bath, air-conditioning, hairdryer and iron. There is a selection of Japan related DVDs. Internet access and WIFI are available.Kyoto's Best

Kyoto's Best Location: Koke great location near the corner of Nene'sPath (the main historical walk) and Sanyjo Dori (Japan's ancient main road the Tokaido Highway) is what really makes it such a great place to stay. It really is perfect for a one or two week stay in Kyoto.

The highlights of Kyoto; Chion -in Temple Maruyama Park, Philosophers Walk, Heian Shrine, and Nanzen-ji Temple are all an easy 10 minute stroll from the house. There are many interesting cafes, antique shops and specialty shops that make sweets, incense and bags from old kimonos. Ten minutes away are the Higashiyama mountains that have superb hiking.

There is free WIFI in the house.

Koke-An are NON-SMOKING houses. No daily cleaning is offered.

Koke-An are suitable for a family up to 7 people or three couples of friends. Please note that reservations start from 3 people or above. Reservation of under 3 people can be accepted only under the condition of paying as 3 people.

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.

(Please note that our base rates are in Japanese Yen, and US$ rates shown are approximate conversions for reference only.)

Regular season rate: 25,000JPY for 3 people

【1/4-3/26】【5/8-7/13】【12/6-12/30】

Middle season rate: 30,000JPY for 3 people

【4/26-4/29】【7/25-8/12】【8/17-10/31】

High season rate: 36,000JPY for 3 people

【4/19-4/25】【7/14-7/24】【11/1-11/19】

Festival season rate: 44,000JPY for 3 people

【3/27-4/18】【4/30-5/7】【8/13-8/16】【11/20-12/5】【12/31-1/3】**

*every extra 1 person, add 3,000JPY per night
*Reservations under 3 nights require a 4,000JPY cleaning fee
*For Regular season only, every 7 nights get 1 night free
**Reservations over the New Year's(12.31-1/3) has special circumstances and rate, please ask us for further details.

Please also note that we accept 1 night reservations ONLY if the reservation falls within the next 2 months.

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • 3 Bedrooms, 2 bedrooms with a double bed each, another with 2 single Japanese futons, and lounge room with sofa which converts to sofa bed for 1 person...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    Selection of Japanese movies in English or with subtitles...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Middle Season(Summer-Fall)
Aug 17 - Oct 31, 2016
1 night min stay
$223

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

High Season(Fall)
Nov 1 - Nov 19, 2016
1 night min stay
$276

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Festival Season(Fall-Winter)
Nov 20 - Dec 5, 2016
1 night min stay
$348

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Festival Season(*New Years)
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$348

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$178
$1,068

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Regular season rate: 20,000JPY for 3 people

【1/4-3/26】【5/8-7/13】【12/6-12/30】

Middle season rate: 25,000JPY for 3 people

【4/26-4/29】【7/25-8/12】【8/17-10/31】

High season rate: 31,000JPY for 3 people

【4/19-4/25】【7/14-7/24】【11/1-11/19】

Festival season rate: 39,000JPY for 3 people

【3/27-4/18】【4/30-5/7】【8/13-8/16】【11/20-12/5】【12/31-1/3】**

*every extra 1 person, add 3,000JPY per night

*Reservations under 3 nights require a 4,000JPY cleaning fee

*For Regular season only, every 7 nights get 1 night free

**Reservations over the New Year's(12.31-1/3) has a special rate, please ask us for further details.

Please also note that we accept 1 night reservations ONLY if the reservation falls within the next 2 months.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Koke-an really is in Kyoto's best location. On the corner of Sanjyo Dori (the old Tokaido Hwy Japan's main road) and Jingu Michi (Nenes' Path-Kyoto's main historical road) and with Higashiyama Subway stn 2 mins walk. There is a variety of restaurants within 15 metres of the entrance to Koke-an (15 metres not minutes). There are three 24hr convenience stores within 1 mins walk and Nene's Path, Philosophy Path, Gion Geisha district and many gardens, temples, antique shops and superb hiking all within a few minutes walk.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: As guests at Koke-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 Koke-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.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/30/2016

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Photos

  • Moss Garden

    Moss Garden

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • An old Door

    An old Door

  • Handmade Paper Lamp

    Handmade Paper Lamp

  • Shower

    Shower

  • Modern Toilet

    Modern Toilet

  • Sliding Door

    Sliding Door

  • A big welcome to Koke-an

    A big welcome to Koke-an

  • Comfy sofa with DVDs&books

    Comfy sofa with DVDs&books

  • Look into the Garden

    Look into the Garden

  • Handmade Pottery Cup

    Handmade Pottery Cup

  • Simple Kitchen

    Simple Kitchen

  • Laundry

    Laundry

  • Old Fashion Wall

    Old Fashion Wall

  • Antique Furniture

    Antique Furniture

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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Higashiyama (Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan) #209514

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