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Koke-an (Moss Garden Cottage) & Hei-an (Cottage of Peace) - Connected House

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Last updated: 09/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Accommodations: House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Bath (Sleeps 3-6)

Lovely Traditional Townhouse Located in Kyoto Historic Area

The house are two CONNECTED traditional Japanese Machiya (Townhouse) in an absolutely superb location. A little hideaway in a deep alleyway ensuring that 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 are composed by two house which are connected with each other by a door in between. It has two bedroom with 2 double beds, 2 lounges with 2 single sofa beds, 2 showers and a long narrow 'eel bed' kitchen which looks through to a stunning Japanese moss garden. 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, air-conditioning, hairdryer and iron. There is a selection of Japan related DVDs. Internet access and WIFI are available.

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

Koke-An & Hei-An are suitable for a family up to 6 people or two couples of friends. Pl note that if your request is for 2-3 people, the rate would still start from 24,000JPY (as for 4 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.

Reservation MUST start from 3 people above. Reservation of under 3 people can be accepted only under the condition of paying as 3 people.

Rates are as below.

Regular Season Rate:22,000JPY for 3-4 people

Jan.4-Mar.27, May.6-Jul.11, Dec.7-Dec.30

Middle Season Rate: 24,000JPY for 3-4 people

Apr.14-May.1, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31

High Season Rate: 26,000JPY for 3-4 people

Nov.1-Dec.6

Festival Season Rate: 28,000JPY for 3-4 pax

Mar.28-Apr.13, May.2-5, Jul.12-16, Aug.13-16, Dec.31-Jan.3

*Every extra 1 person, add 2,000JPY per night

*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
  • 40 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Western style double bed with single sofa beds.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Video Library: Selection of Japanese movies in English or with subtitles....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
 

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(*NewYears)
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.

We ask for one night non-refundable deposit of one night's stay through credit card when the booking is confirmed. The rest of the balance payment can be paid by cash upon arrival(no additional fee) or by credit card (2% additional service fee) 3 weeks before arrival date.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 09/14/2016
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Location

100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Kansai
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Pig and Whistle or many Japanese bars closer
50 Metres
Nearest Train
Higashiyama stn
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Many to choose
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Biwako

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: Shopping. Gardens, Temples, Antique Shops and Superb Hiking all within a few minutes walk.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, mandarin

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Photos

  • Moss Garden

    Moss Garden

  • Koke-an sign

    Koke-an sign

  • Traditional stone floor -Ishidatami

    Traditional stone floor -Ishidatami

  • Lovely Traditional Ambience - and Comfortable Bed

    Lovely Traditional Ambience - and Comfortable Bed

  • Dining Room w Laptop looks into the Moss Garden

    Dining Room w Laptop looks into the Moss Garden

  • Moss Garden

    Moss Garden

  • Kitchen Decorated in Beautiful Japanese Ceramics

    Kitchen Decorated in Beautiful Japanese Ceramics

  • Antique Door Detail

    Antique Door Detail

  • Kitchen cabinet

    Kitchen cabinet

  • The view from outside Koke-an

    The view from outside Koke-an

  • Entrance

    Entrance

  • Lounge Room with Books & DVDs

    Lounge Room with Books & DVDs

  • Western Style Double Bed & Airconditioning

    Western Style Double Bed & Airconditioning

  • New, Clean, Modern Shower, Tons of Hot Water

    New, Clean, Modern Shower, Tons of Hot Water

  • Antique Cabinet

    Antique Cabinet

  • Lock detail

    Lock detail

  • Beautiful Timber Work

    Beautiful Timber Work

  • Floor Map

    Floor Map

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, mandarin
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Higashiyama (Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan) #347575ha

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