Bairin-an Perfect for Two in Kiyomizu-Gion Area(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Town house, 1 bedroom, kitchen, shower ( 2 - 3 sleeps)
Bairin-an (Plum Grove) 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 renowned Kyoto based architect, Geoffrey P. Moussas.
Bairin-an is being meticulously preserved with the traditional techniques that have been handed down over the centuries. While sticking to tradition is important for the architect, updating the facilities, such as a nice shower, high-tech toilet, kitchen, heating floor, are just as important to meet the present day needs of our selective clientele. The delicate balance between 'old and new' is what sets this apart.
Bairin-an is at the foot of Kiyomizu Temple, which has been designated a World Cultural 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 the 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 is waiting for you!
Payments are charged in Japanese Yen.
US$ rates for reference only.
Rates includes tax.
Yen 20.000 for two guests per night,
plus Yen 3.000 for each extra guest over 15 years old per night,
no charge under 5 years old.
When the stay is shorter than four nights as requested Yen 5.000 is added on the total amount for extra fees.
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Member since: 2012
- 39 m²
- Max. occupancy 3
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
- Futons (2, max 3)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- toilet and shower-room separate
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Area
- Seating for 3 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 15 - May 6, 2017
4 night min stay
Late summer discount
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 1 - Dec 5, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 7, 2018
3 night min stay
Second New Year Vacation
Feb 16 - Feb 28, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Extra gest $25
Basic rate is for two guests, each extra guest is charged Yen 3.000 per night, no charge under five.
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.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Kiyomizu Temple, a World Cultural Heritage -
Gion, the Geisha district -
Kenninji Zen Temple -
Yasaka Pagoda -
Kodaiji temple -
Maruyama Park -
Sanjusangendo the temple of 1001 wooden statues of Buddhist Goddess ....
There are over 800 temples and shrines in the city.
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 Higashiyama (Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan):
We could see a glitter of traditional atmosphere on the roof, wooden pillars, sliding doors or small garden inside the house. The 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:
In less than 5 minutes from Bairin-an there are two 24hours convenient stores, a 24h supermarket, post office, bank, cafes, restaurants. A 15 minutes walk will take you to the riverside of the Kamogawa. You can take a pleasant stroll along the river, or do shopping in the nearby Kawaramachi area convenient for 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 see a Geisha or Maiko on the way or from an appointment. Next street Ovest of Pontocho is Kiyamachi, a very lively night zone where you can find many kinds of restaurants, bars, pubs and more... Enjoy just walking from Bairin-an!
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All what you need for your meals.
Shower room (wash&dry machine is behind the wooden door)
The little garden feeling change with the seasons
Kyo Machiya Miyabi - Kiyomizu. Bairin-an entrance is in the typical lane.
Bairin-an is at the foot of Kiyomizu Temple
Zen Temple, Kenninji.
From the tatami room
Entrance, here put off your shoes.
Dining kitchen, perfect for two
Tatami room with futons
Wash basin and toilet
Bairin-an 'tsubo niwa', little garden
In the lane, cats are part of Kyoto's life
Hillside to Kiyomizu Temple
Zen garden at Kodaiji Temple
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 29, 2017
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