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A traditional non-renovated Kyo-machiya in the north part of Kyoto city.

It is an area surrounded by nature with the Kyoto botanical garden, Nakaragi Path, and Kamogawa river all within walking distance.

How about starting your Kyoto life in this area where you can feel the changing of seasons.

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A traditional machiya from Taisei era.

Earliest record of this Kyo-machiya dates back to the Taisei era.

In this house you can find several distinctive Kyo-machiya features such as the Toriniwa path, wooden beams, lattice, and earthen wall.

Besides using it as your primary residence or vacation house, you can renovate it into a restaurant, office, or even guest house.

kamogawa river

A peaceful residential area surrounded by nature.
A two minute walk to Kamogawa river.

Every Spring you will find the Cherry blossom tunnel that is 0.8km long at the Nakaragi path. In Autumn are the autumn leaves, and in winter you may be lucky to find Mt. Hiei covered in snow.

8 minutes walk to Subway Kitaoji station.

It takes around 13 min from Kyoto station to Kitaoji station by subway Karasuma line.
And from Karasuma Oike station it takes around 7 minutes.

Inside the Kitaoji VIVRE is where you can find popular stores for everyday shopping.
There are also plenty of restaurants in the area for you to explore.

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Property Price 72,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD) *Sept 10, Under Offer
Conditions Old House (Kyo-machiya)
Location 34 Shimogamo Kamikawaracho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto
Transportation Approx. 8 min. walk from subway Karasuma line "Kitaoji" station Exit 3
Approx. 11 min. walk from subway Karasuma line "Kitayama" station Exit 1
Land Area 【Registered】123.50 sqm
Private Street Area Included No
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: 85.28 sqm 2F: 51.90 sqm
Subsidiary Building: 13.88 sqm Total:151.06 sqm
Building Structure Two Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable
Renovation Partly renovated on Feb, 2019. Areas include: Replaced roof and old furnitures, renewed west facade, repainted inside wall, added wooden fence in the garden.
Size 7 Rooms + Toriniwa + Garden
Adjoining Street Street Width : 5.97m, Frontage: 5.41m, Direction: West (Approx. Number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
※Renovation work is required.
Land Use District [Approx 116.2 sqm] Neighborhood Commercial Districts
[Approx 7.3 sqm] Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential Districts
Legal restriction [Neighborhood Commercial Districts] 15m / Category 4 Height Control Districts, Roadside Aesthetic Formation District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Outdoor Advertisement Category 2 Roadside District, Close View Preservation Zone, Distant View Preservation Zone
[Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential Districts] 10m / Height Control Districts, Piedmont building Special Preservation and Improvement District, Outdoor Advertisement Category 2 Regular District, Close View Preservation Zone, Distant View Preservation Zone, Article 22 of the Building Standard Act
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio [Neighborhood Commercial Districts] 80%
[Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential Districts] 50%
Floor Area Ratio [Neighborhood Commercial Districts] 300%
[Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential Districts] 80%
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
Remarks ・Building registration has not been done yet after its downsize.
・Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.
・Please contact us regarding guest house operation with this property.
Elementary School Shimogamo Elementary (13min walk/990m)
Junior High School Shimogamo Junior High (21min walk/1650m)
Transaction Terms Hachise as a broker
Sales Representative (JAP)Yuki Fujihara (ENG)Aya Kito/Boa Zhang
Information updated September 13, 2021
Information will be updated September 21, 2021