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Quiet, Comfortable, Heavenly Convenient!!! Great for Couples or Families.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Peaceful Japanese Style House - 2 Bedroom, functional kitchen with a river view!

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!

This house is in the center of Kyoto and very close to three major train lines and the subway. Its in a quiet neighborhood

You can find many cafes, bars, restaurants and many sightseeing spots such as Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, the Kyoto National Museum and many many more all within 15 minutes of this Guest House.

The house comes equipped with high-speed internet, a 60 inch flat screen TV, an ice-making refrigerator, 2 air conditioners, microwave oven toaster and a drum style washer/dryer.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/16/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a park nearby with a slide and swings for kids to play on. There is also an aquarium, zoo and manga museum in town if the kids get tired of visiting temples & shrines. ;)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING in the house. Sorry :(...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    I love animals but no pets, sorry! ;(...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • East Bedroom: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    beautiful view of the river!...moreless

  • West Bedroom: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    opens out to a quiet balcony...moreless

  • The bedrooms are both on the 2nd floor. The front bedroom, facing East, overlooks a quiet stream and the back bedroom opens out to a nice balcony. There are 2 new AC/Heaters in both of the bedrooms upstairs that will keep you comfortable during your stay....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The toilet is modern with a bidet and warm seat(appreciated on Kyoto's cool winter days). The toilet and shower/bath are in separate rooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • *** compatibility regarding electronics and games is not guaranteed. Private chef available - please inquire....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A few Japanese and English magazines and some English books....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    The PS3 plays DVDs and Blurays as well....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Local channels only but is connected to YouTube via the Apple TV....moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a simple JVC CD component system with wood cone speakers. *** PLEASE DON'T PLAY IT TOO LOUD!!! ***...moreless

  • Television:

    60' flat-screen TV connected to Apple TV so if you bring your iPad, you can use it wirelessly with the TV....moreless

  • Video Games:

    There is a PlayStation 3 connected and some games for you and your kids to enjoy....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are a few old movies here for you....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    This vacation rental is in between Kyoto station and downtown Kyoto. It's close to temples, shrines and shopping areas....moreless

  • River:

    KiYOMiZU House faces the Takase river in a very quiet, yet accessible area of town....moreless

  • Town:

    This vacation rental is in between Kyoto station and downtown Kyoto. It's close to temples, shrines and shopping areas....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Roller Blading

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a folding table and 4 stool/chairs that are folded and kept away in the dining room closet. Use them as you like, but NOT on the TATAMI please ;)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    1 air conditioner downstairs in the living room and 2 upstairs that will cool both rooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The front loading drum washing machine has a clothes drying function and is fully automatic. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    There are a few coin parking lots nearby. The closest (~ 1 minute away from the house) is 100yen per hour or 900yen per day....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    All of the air conditioners have heating capabilities....moreless

  • Internet:

    High-speed with high speed Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Hotel quality linens are provided. Extra linens provided for longer stays so you don't need to spend time washing them....moreless

  • Living Room:

    60' flat-screen TV connected to Apple TV and Play Station 3. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 3~4 bicycles next to the house....moreless

  • Telephone:

    For emergencies only! ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    A face towel and bath towel provided per person. Extra towels provided for longer stays so you don't need to spend time washing them....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The front loading drum washing machine has a clothes drying function and is fully automatic. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Easy to use NESPRESSO coffee Machine with capsules. There is a complimentary coffee capsule per person per night. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, bowls, cups, glasses, wine glasses, forks, knives, spoons and chopsticks are all available....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    This Microwave can grill, toast and bake as well....moreless

  • Oven:

    The microwave has oven features for light baking and broiling....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The fridge makes ice...moreless

  • Stove:

    Double gas burner glass-top stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    The microwave has oven features for oven toasting. Great for making pizza toast....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A very Japanesque balcony where you can enjoy a quiet nightcap. ...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle rental available close by. 4 bicycles can be parked in front of the house....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

*** Please contact us for the high season rates (March, April, May, July, September, October, November, End/Beginning of the Year). ***

Payments must be made in YEN.

*** All reservations are on a first come first served basis.

Your final reservation will be completed by e-mail.

Please note that your reservation is not complete until your payment is made. ***

All payments must be made in yen through Paypal.

** 2016 Rates **

*** Staying 3 nights or more ***

1 guest : 20,000 yen

2 guests: 25,000 yen

3 guests: 28,000 yen

4 guests: 30,000 yen

10% discount for 7 or more days

15% discount for 14 or more days

20% discount for 21 or more days

25% discount for 30 or more days

*** No long stay discounts for April, October & November ***

Taxes are currently based at 8% and are subject to go up according to Japanese law.

Rates advertised are for the current dates only.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

99.9 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Kansai Airport (KIX) 90 mins by train
150 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Lots of bars within 5 mins in all directions
250 Metres
Nearest Train
Keihan
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Meishin Highway
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Lots of restaurants within 5 mins walk!!!

Car: Not Necessary

KiYOMiZU House is half way between Kyoto station and downtown Kyoto in a quiet magical location in front of the Takase river. All of the train lines and subway are within 15mins walking distance from the house, giving you easy access to surrounding cities and sightseeing spots.

Kyoto is famous for its food and there are amazing restaurants all around KiYOMiZU HOUSE.

The neighborhood is old and the neighbors are quiet. Its located in front of the Takasegawa river in Kyoto. You can find cherry blossoms all along this river in spring and even see fireflies in June.

KiYOMiZU HOUSE faces East so there is nice morning light but don't worry - there are also elegant blinds for those who just want to sleep in and wake up at their own pace.

All the appliances in KiYOMiZU HOUSE are new and quite modern so your stay will be very comfortable.

Let KiYOMiZU HOUSE be the place that you call home while you visit the most traditional & remarkable city in Japan.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I grew up in Canada, went to school in the United States and have spent the last 15 years of my life in Kyoto. I fell in love with this city, its temples, shrines and festivals within my first few years here and don't think I'll ever leave.

Why the Owner Chose Shimogyo-ku (Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan):
This house faces the Takase river. The view offers cherry blossoms in Spring, fireflies in early summer, beautiful leaves in Autumn. This house is in a wonderful area. Easily accessible in a quiet and safe neighborhood.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fantastic location (central) with a riverside view. Quiet neighborhood and traditional neighbors. Well equipped facilities and lots of helpful information to make your stay in Kyoto memorable.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/16/2017

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Photos

  • Living room - 60' TV, Play Station, Apple TV, AC/Heater, Tatami - pure coziness.

    Living room - 60' TV, Play Station, Apple TV, AC/Heater, Tatami - pure coziness.

  • Bedroom at the back. The windows exits out to the balcony.  Futons ready to go.

    Bedroom at the back. The windows exits out to the balcony. Futons ready to go.

  • The toilet area with a bidet and warm seat.

    The toilet area with a bidet and warm seat.

  • Modern conveniences

Sharp Washer/Dryer & Dyson cordless vacuum.

    Modern conveniences Sharp Washer/Dryer & Dyson cordless vacuum.

  • The view from the second floor river-side window. Cherry blossoms in full bloom.

    The view from the second floor river-side window. Cherry blossoms in full bloom.

  • A Maiko walking up the steps towards Kiyomizu Temple.

    A Maiko walking up the steps towards Kiyomizu Temple.

  • KiYOMiZU HOUSE is now open in Kyoto and welcoming guests!

KiYOMiZU HOUSE

    KiYOMiZU HOUSE is now open in Kyoto and welcoming guests! KiYOMiZU HOUSE

  • Toji Temple in Kyoto

    Toji Temple in Kyoto

  • Just down the street from the house.

    Just down the street from the house.

  • Newly Renovated Upstairs bedroom with double windows to view the river in front.

    Newly Renovated Upstairs bedroom with double windows to view the river in front.

  • The bedroom on the 2nd floor on the west side side of the house.

    The bedroom on the 2nd floor on the west side side of the house.

  • The Balcony.  Sip something cool out here on a summer's evening!

    The Balcony. Sip something cool out here on a summer's evening!

  • Retro style Japanese bath from the 60s / 70s with good water pressure shower.

    Retro style Japanese bath from the 60s / 70s with good water pressure shower.

  • Laundry Area - blow dryer, washing machine, vacuum, drying rack

    Laundry Area - blow dryer, washing machine, vacuum, drying rack

  • KiYOMiZU House - front entrance.

    KiYOMiZU House - front entrance.

  • Beautiful umbrella - on SannenZakka - about a 20 min walk from the house.

    Beautiful umbrella - on SannenZakka - about a 20 min walk from the house.

  • The romantic street between the house and the river during cherry blossom season

    The romantic street between the house and the river during cherry blossom season

  • A firefly on my hand in front of the house! Around rainy season.

    A firefly on my hand in front of the house! Around rainy season.

  • Autumn in Kyoto

    Autumn in Kyoto

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