The SpaceThis classic Japanese home was renovated, including walls, floors, kitchen and bathroom.
This is larger room right side on 2nd floor( max 5 persons ) including wooden private balcony. (218 sq/ft)
You can use this room including private balcony by your selves.
Shared spaces include the 1st floor living rooms, dining room, kitchen and toilet/shower room. Feel free to use anything on the first floor (not including other guest's and host's food)
Host do not live this house.
Host house is another building in front of this house.
Amenities include free WiFi, Apple TV, Hule, tea, coffee, snacks, iPhone dock and speakers, washing machine (with dryer), bath face towels and a pair of bicycles.
The house is located 3 mins from Kutsukawa station (Kintetsu line), and 15 mins from the Shinden and Joyo stations (JR Rail Nara line).
If there are no empty room, we have another nice balcony room. Please check another private balcony room or another entire my mum's house as follows.
It is all our house nearby my house in 1mins, I can support all your need. Guest AccessYou have access to the entire house including the garden, BBQ and shared spaces.
If guests are occupying the other room, please do not enter their space. Interaction with GuestsIf you would like to learn more about the Japanese culture, or to interact with me at any time, I am available via SMS, WeeChat, WhatApp and Line.
I very much like to interact with people from other countries.
Let's have dinner or drink sake in the backyard, if our schedules allow. The NeighborhoodThe house is:
- Supermarket beside Kintetsu station
- Drug store
- SakuSaku Japanese restaurant (highly recommended)
- Korean BBQ restaurant
- Yakitori and Kushikatsu restaurant (serves 199yen beers)
- Post office with ATM
4mins from Seven eleven convenience store
5mins from Matsuya supermarket (open until 9:45pm)
7 mins from affordable Sushi restaurant (100yen per 2pcs)
6 mins from Onsen hot spring named Genji-Yu, open until 1:00am (last entry 12:00am). There is also a good sushi restaurant near the hot springs. Getting AroundI recommend Kansai thru pass ticket to go every where you want to in Kansai area(Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kobe, Wakayama, Shiga)
Because it only for tourist.
If you move only in Kyoto and Nara during you stayed my house, you do not need to get Kansai thru pass. You should buy ticket one by one.
If you will come to Kyoto from Tokyo by Sinkansen, JR pass is very good to move by Sinkansen. (7 days USD264)
If you have JR pass, The house located 15 mins from the Shinden and 17 mins from Joyo stations (JR Rail).
We located middle of JR Shinden and JR Joyo station.
Joyo is express stop station. Shinden is only local stop station.
For more detail, Please check Japan rail pass JR PASS website. There are many option for area pass(Kansai area 3 days USD49).
KANSAI THRU PASS (2day 4000Yen 3day 5200Yen)
This ticket enables you to ride on subways, private railways and buses throughout the Kansai district. As well as enabling you to tour Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, it lets you visit Nara, Wakayama and Koyasan. Purchasing the economical KANSAI THRU PASS that comes in two types; 2-day and 3-day, will let you enjoy a more value-for-money holiday.
The Pass can be used on unconsecutive days during its period of validity (example: Mon, Wed and Fri in the case of a 3-day ticket)
One day is counted as the duration from the first train to the last train in a day. (Not 24 hours from the time when you purchase it.)
For more detail, please see KANSAI THRU PASS web site.
Our place is take 20-30 mins from Kyoto station by Kintetsu train.
There are two way from Kyoto station to Kutsukawa station as follows.
No1. Kintetsu(kyoto)-Kutsukawa station(350yen)
No2. Subway(kyoto)-Takeda station-Kintetsu line-Kutsukawa station.(560yen)
Please take above No1. Kintetsu kyoto line to Kutsukawa station. It is cheaper and fewer transfer from kyoto to Kutsukawa.
In 30 mins Nara and Uji Byodoin.
In 50 mins to Osaka Namba(2 changes 750yen).
In 120 mins from Kansai airport by train(1670yen-3730yen).
In 75 mins from Kansai airport by car(84km)
Special note: Please download smart phone app before you coming to Japan. There are many good app for free.
Please Search in app store: Japan travel
I recommend NAVITIME for Japan travel (This is perfect app) Other Things to NoteAs we are located between Kyoto and Nara city, you have perfect access to Uji Byoudoin (world heritage).
If you would like to drop off your luggage early, there is a secure key box at the front entrance. You may early check in without me.