The Space---3 rooms
Room1 - bed room
Room2 - living/dining room
Room3 - work room, free space, ( bed room )
-face towel, bath towel, blanket, linens(pillowcase, sheets, duvet cover)
-shampoo, conditioner, body wash
-appliances (full kitchen)
-tea, sake, condiments, etc.
-music (wireless speakers, ipod)
-umbrellas (free for the entirety of your stay)
-two bikes (¥1,000 per bike for the entirety of your stay)
*For 2 guests: We provide one double-size bed. In case you would like two separate beds you can pay an additional fee for one double-size bed and one single-size bed setting. (+1000yen for the whole stay)
*For 3 guests: We provide one double-size bed and one single-size bed. In case you would like three separate beds you can pay an additional fee for one double-size bed and two single-size bed setting. (+1000yen for the whole stay)
*For 4 guests: we provide one double-size bed and two single-size beds.
this is our home away from home, and your very own temple! - please respect and care for it.
Our machiya is located in a quiet neighborhood in Fushimi close to over 20 sake breweries and winding alley streets and Otesuji-shopping street.
Here you will find Kyoto's great sake production area, quiet temples and shrines of great grandeur, and a local feeling.
Secluded and private, yet still within easy access of the main city center.
Welcome!md Interaction with GuestsEmail communication.
If there are any complications please let us know and we will attend to you.
Please note that we are not onsite.
*Please understand that depending on our work schedule we might not be able to respond right away. We thank you in advance for your patience. The NeighborhoodLocated right outside the city center of Kyoto in the beautiful Fushimi area. Fushimi has preserved the old town feel of Kyoto.
There are many restaurants, cafes, sake breweries, shops, supermarkets, convenient stores, post office, liquor stores within walking distance.
There are countless beautiful sites, including Kyoto's seventeen designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites, within easy reach of Higurashi.
BIke to Fushimi momoyama castle, Fushimi inari Shrine. Take the train to Nishiki Market, the gorgeous Kamo river, Gion, Yasaka Shrine, Kiyomizudera, Heian Shrine, Uji Byodoin, Mt.Kurama, catch a quick train to Nara, Osaka, Kobe…a million options for adventure! Getting Around---------------From Kyoto station to the house---------------
Kyoto station [ Kintetsu Line, 10min ¥210 ] ~ Tanbabashi station ~ [ Taxi, 3min ¥600 or 10 min walk ] ~ House
Kyoto station hachijo-guchi exit side [ Taxi, 20min ¥2,000 ] ~ House
Kyoto station [ City Bus no.81, 30min ¥230 ] ~ "Higomachi" bus stop ~ [ 1min walk ] ~ House
•Train and walking Otesuji shopping district
Kyoto station [ Kintetsu Line, 12min ¥260] ~ Momoyama-goryomae station ~ [ 10min walk(shopping district) ] ~ House
---------------From the house---------------
･Higomachi bus stop (1min walk)
･Kintetsu Momoyama goryomae station (10min walk)
･Keihan Fushimi Momoyama station (10min walk)
･Keihan and Kintetsu Tanbabashi station (10min walk )
･JR Momoyama station (15min walk)
Or best yet, 2 bikes are provided.
¥1,000 for each bike for the entirety of your stay.
***To Kiyomizu and Gion area ( main tourist area )***
・House ~ [ 10min walk ] ~ Tanbabashi station [ Keihan Line, 13min ¥210 ] ~ Kiyomizu Gojo station (Kiyomizu Temple)
・House ~ [ 10min walk ] ~ Tanbabashi station [ Keihan Line 15min ¥270 ] ~ Gion Shijo station (Gion area)
House ~ [ 10min walk ] ~ Tanbabashi station [ Kintetsu Line 45min ] ~ Nara
***To Osaka station***
House ~ [ 10min walk ] ~ Tanbabashi station [ Keihan Line, 35min ¥390 ] ~ Kyobashi station [ Osaka Loop Line, 6min ¥160 ] ~ Osaka station
---------------From Kansai Airport to the house---------------
Kansai airport [ Kanku kaisoku, 1h17min ¥1,190 ] ~ Kyobashi station [ Keihan line, 33min ¥390 ] ~ Tanbabashi station ~ [ 10min walk ] ~ House
•Kansai airport [ Airport Limousine bus, 1h30min ¥2,550 ] ~ Kyoto station ~ house
•Kansai airport [ Haruka express, 1h20min ¥2,850 ] ~ Kyoto station ~ house Other Things to Note・Children also pay adult price.
・We do not provide a private car (pick up) service.
・Please understand depending on the weather it will affect the brightness of the solar lights in the garden.
・Please be cautious of some sections of the ceiling as they are low. You are most likely to bump your head if you are not aware of your surroundings. However, this is part of the charm experiencing life in a machiya.
・Please understand the terrace and the hallway are cold in the winter time. However inside the rooms it is quite warm.