Renovated machiya in Kuramaguchi

Aug 8, Price Changed

8 mins walk from Subway "Kuramaguchi Sta."
An area of knowledge and culture.

Take a walk around Kuramaguchi area, and that is where you can find old Machiyas turned into cafes, vegetable shops, vinegar breweries, or even tea houses with kimono madames coming in and out.

You are also closed to the centers of education such as Doshisha University or Otani University where knowledge is being passed on everyday.

In the end of an alley in such area, a fully renovated Kyo-Machiya can be found. Simple and compacted, and is recommended for couples or families of three.


Fully renovated on May, 2018

■All the plumbing products were newly installed (kitchen, bath tub room, wash stand and toilet)
■Reinforced structure, water plumbing, gas piping were replaced.
■The roof tiles of main roof were replaced. Top lights installed.
■Exterior walls were fixed and newly painted.
■Interiors newly such as wall papers, tatamis, flooring were installed.
■New plantings in the garden. Etc.


Architect office:ATELIER-ASH(Japanese site)

  • ≪Point 1≫ Simple, Compact, and Convenient

    A compact Kyo-Machiya in the end of an alley.

    Each rooms are partially connected to make the house feel more spacious.

    The kitchen area right besides the entrance makes grocery shopping especially easy and convenient.

  • ≪Point 2≫Gentle Sunlight

    Through the double-height ceiling in the living room you can feel the gentle sunlight coming in at different times of the day. On rainy days, the sound of rain drops on the top light window can create a relaxing mood.

  • ≪Point 3≫Colorful

    A TV board in mustard yellow in the living room.

    Mosaic tiles in peacock blue on the washroom wall.

    Imagine what arrangements you can make to with the colors in the house.

  • ≪Point 4≫Secret Space

    Climb up the stairs, and there is your own secret space.

    Make it a study room, hobby room, or just a space for relaxation. Make this space entirely your own.

  • ≪Point 5≫Quiet and Relaxed

    On the other side of the house is the tatami bedroom.

    Gentle moonlight peeks through the top light window for some peace and quiet at the end of the day.



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  • 1. Ogawa Street

    You can find traditional tea houses along the stone paved road in this area. Might even bump into Japanese madames in their kimonos if you are lucky!

  • 2. Kotaro's Vinegar Brewery

    A vinegar brewery inside a Kyo-Machiya with over 180 years of history. You can even attend their "Ponzu" workshops and make your own ponzu with your recipe.

  • 3. Ichiyo

    A local vegetable store that mainly sales produces that are harvested within Kyoto. "Kyo-Yasai" is that they're called. You can hear lively and energetic sales chant as you walk by.

  • 4. Cafe seed & gaku

    A not-so-ordinary Machiya cafe that hosts variety of events and workshops for people to enjoy, ranging from cooking classes to Japanese chess or even Ukuleles lessons.

Property Price 27,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)
*Oct 2, Under Offer
Conditions Used House (Kyo-Machiya, one of two terraced house)
Location 23-4 Daishinincho, Shimachidori Teranouchiagaru Sanchome, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto
Transportation Approx. 8 min. walk from Subway "Kuramaguchi Station" exit 1
Approx. 12 min. walk from Subway Railway "Imadegawa Station" exit 2
Land Area [Registered] 37.12 sqm
Private Street Area Included Approx. one fourth of 81.32 sqm
Floor Area

1F: 25.35 sqm   Unregistered area: 27.5 sqm (Approx. by tape measure)

[Tape Measured]
1F: 31.93 sqm 2F: 19.05 sqm Total: 50.98 sqm

Building Structure One Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable
Size 2 Bedroom + Living Dining Kitchen
Adjoining Street Street Width : 1.8m, Frontage: 4.3m, Direction: North (Approx. Number)
Remarks ・This property cannot be used for lodging facilities such as guest houses.
・This property is unrebuildable. You cannot rebuild any architectural structure on this land when the existing one is demolished or collapsed.
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, Propane Gas
Land Use District Category 1 Residential Districts
Legal restriction 15m / Category 2 Height Control Districts, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Urban Type Aesthetic Formation District, Outdoor Advertisement Category 3 Regulatory District, Old Urban Type Aesthetic Districts
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 60%
Floor Area Ratio 200%
Land Category Residential Land
Land Tenure Title
Geographical Features Flatland
City Planning Act Urbanization Promotion Area
Notification According to
National Land Utilization Law
Not Required
Elementary School Muromachi Elementary (6min walk/450m)
Junior High School Karasuma Junior High (7min walk/550m)
Transaction Terms Hachise as seller
Sales Representative Kae Motokado
Information updated Oct 15th, 2018
Information will be updated Oct 22nd, 2018

At Hachise, we provide the service and support your need even after purchase.

  • Hachise Support Club
  • Vacant Home Maintenance Service
  • KyotoTreat