3 BR (or 2 BR) Luxury Condo - Perfect Location, Perfect Views, Perfect Powder...(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Condo, 2/3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)
Yama Shizen West is a premium alpine apartment located in the heart of Hirafu village in Niseko, Japan. It has easy access to the slopes, shopping, traditional public baths (onsens), and the finest restaurants. Yama Shizen West offers outstanding value and comfort. Combining contemporary architecture and designer interiors with the quality and detail of Japanese construction, Yama Shizen provides the very best in alpine accommodation, at one of the most exciting ski holiday destinations in the world.
* On the very doorstep to some of the best powder in the world
* Fully furnished, designer interiors providing luxurious retreats
* Exclusive village location
* High level of detail and Japanese craftsmanship
* Spectacular views through large picture windows to the ski fields; maximum natural light
* FREE concierge service to book restaurants, tours, transfers, anything you need!
* FREE ski valet at Gondola,
* FREE Wi-Fi and Satellite TV in English
* Iron and ironing Board, Hairdryer and all modern appliances
Niseko is located on the North island of Hokkaido, Japan - near the international airport of Sapporo. It was originally a thermal spring spa resort known only to the local Japanese, but was eventually discovered by outsiders looking for the perfect snow experience. Niseko is now famous around the world for its exceptional powder snow. From December to April each year the resort is covered in a blanket of up to 15 metres of pristine powder snow. There are over 50 kms (30 miles) of groomed slopes across four linked resorts: Hirafu, Hanazono, An'nupuri and Higashiyama.
Niseko is now one of the fastest growing ski resorts in the world, and at the heart of Niseko is Hirafu, the best appointed village in the area. With its unique Japanese character and mix of international influences, Hirafu offers an experience not found anywhere else in the world. English is widely spoken unlike many other Japanese ski resorts where communication can be difficult.
Fabulous food, fascinating culture and fantastic snow. Go ahead and do something fabulous this year – SKI NISEKO!
During the rest of the year (May-November), Niseko is well known for outdoor pursuits like golf, white water rafting, fly fishing, road cycling, mountain biking, and hiking. With its mild temperatures, Niseko provides the perfect escape from the humid summer experienced by many Asian cities. With its wealth of activities, delectable seasonal produce, renowned hot springs and breathtaking scenic beauty, Niseko offers an exceptional destination year round. Niseko has it all.
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Member since: 2009
- On floor 5
- 120 m²
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Car Available
- Private Chef
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- King size beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Whitewater Rafting
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 10 - Dec 23, 2017
5 night min stay
Dec 24 - Jan 7, 2018
5 night min stay
Jan 8 - Feb 17, 2018
5 night min stay
Feb 18 - Mar 15, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Property cannot be held off market until payment of deposit
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Niseko is the centre of powder snow skiing in the Northern Winter (Dec to April). In addition to the many skiing options there are fabulous restaurants, onsens (thermal hot pools) and bars - plenty to see and do. It is also a beautiful area to visit in Spring, Summer and Autumn/Fall if you like stunning rural scenery, golf, cycling, fly fishing, white water rafting. Plenty of local festivals to choose from.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I am in my 50's and live in Australia.
Why the Owner Chose Kabayama, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan:
I bought this apartment in Japan to take advantage of the amazing powder snow during the Australian Summer period (Dec-April) and because I really enjoy the Japanese cultural experience - especially the food! My teenage daughter also loves it so much she took up Japanese at school.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Apart from the snow sports, there is nothing more enjoyable than soaking in a traditional Japanese onsen (natural thermal hot pools) followed by a traditional Japanese meal of sushi, teriyaki, yakitori, etc... The views of Mt. Youtei (an extinct volcano similar in size and shape to Mt Fuji) are spectacular.
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Ski Niseko - loads of POWDER snow and amazing views...!
Modern apartment in fabulous location with concierge services available
Living area to kitchen - FREE Wi-Fi and Satellite TV (English and Japanese)
Main bedroom - King beds, extra living/TV area, ensuite bathroom and kitchenette
Bedrooms all have King twins so can be made into 1 large bed or two large single
Kitchen/Dining room with fabulous views to the mountain
View at night from Living area/kitchen - watch night skiing or get out and do it
Looking for something new? Try ski-biking (I can arrange it for you). Great fun
Local delicacy - BBQ'd King Crab legs!
Experience Japanese culture
Hanazono Fun park for the kids
Apartment is on the 5th floor - stunning views!
The apartment is perfectly located near lifts, shops, restaurants, onsens, etc
Kitchen to Living area
Shower and toilet in ensuite
Bathroom - bath and shower facilities
Kitchen/Dining - plenty of room and fully equipped
Go crazy in the powder snow...and look at that view of Mt Youtei!
The thermal hotsprings (onsens) are the perfect way to relax after a day out
The seafood is amazing in Hokkaido
Good advice for your time in Niseko
The Famous Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival - check dates
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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