A laid back atmosphere and convenient environment for living

This Kyo-machiya is located in the Shichiku neighborhood about 300m north of Daitokuji temple, one of the most well-known temples in Kyoto. It is a quiet neighborhood that is close to the longest shopping street in Kyoto, the Shin-Omiya Shopping Street.

This Kyo-machiya has various renovation possibilities as it can be transformed into a residence, office, or a second house.

(※Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.)


A typical kyo-machiya facade with wide frontage.

Entrance and earthern floor where you can leave the bicycles.

Petite Japanese style garden and Tatami rooms.

6 mats Tatami room facing the East road that allows plenty of sunlight.
The 3 mats Tatami room besides is suitable to be used as a reading room.

Bright and spacious 2F Tatami room can be used as the master bedroom.

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Facade Entrance earthen floor Entrance earthen floor Tatami room 4.5 mats Tatami room 4.5 mats Tatami room 3 mats Tatami room 3 mats Kitchen Kitchen Washroom Washroom Bathroom Bathroom Garden Stairway Stairway Tatami room 3 mats Tatami room 3 mats Tatami room 2 mats Tatami room 2 mats Tatami room 2 mats - view of West window Tatami room 6 mats Tatami room 6 mats Tatami room 6 mats Tatami room 6 mats - view of East window Facade




01.  Daitokuji Temple

Daitokuji has a long relationship with the historical figures of tea ceremony, such as Ikkyu Monk, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. In Obai-in temple, you may be able to see rare special displays in spring and autumn. You can also join Zen mediation during different seasons of the year.

02.   Imamiya Shrine

Imamiya Shrine has over a thousand year of history. This Shinto shrine is famous for hosting the Yasurai Festival in April and the Imamiya Festival in May, prayers for good health, and its purportedly magical stone that is said to bring good fortune.

03.  Ichimonjiya Wasuke

This restaurant selling Aburi-mochi, a specialty of the Imamiya Shrine, is a restaurant with a history of more than 1000 years. A bite-sized porridge covered with kinako powder on a bamboo-stick, and after burning on a charcoal fire, the fragrant aroma of Aburi-mochi that is covered with white miso sauce is a tempting appetite.

04.  Lemonkan

An antique cafe that has been renovated from a former JA bank. It has a relaxed atmosphere like a private hideout.

05.   hoco cafe

This machiya cafe stands out from its vivid vermilion wall. The cafe has moved from Tokyo Ebisu to Kyoto. Rustic baked goods using domestic ingredients are popular.

06.  Supermarket Kamimoto

A popular supermarket that is oopular among the locals. It is located a little west from Omiya Dori, the main street.

07.  Circus coffee

A 100 year old machiya renovated into a roastery that serves "specialty coffee". The Coffee Bean Master searches for clean specialty coffees without clutter from all over the world, and brings them back to the roastery. Find your favorite coffee or get it as a souvenir for your friends and family.

08.  Cafe Mebae

A bookstore/cafe that collects only picture books. In the store, which has been converted from a machiya townhouse, there are approximately 600 titles of picture books, from masterpieces to new titles. All of these picture books were carefully selected by qualified specialists.

09.  Dari K

A "bean to bar" cholocate maker originated from Kyoto using. The chocolates are made with the finest cocoa beans from Indonesia. Cocoa made snacks are great Omiyage gifts that you can share with your family and friends.


Property Price 18,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD) *Oct 30th, New Property
Conditions Old House (Kyo-machiya, One of 2 terraced house)
Location 30-3 Shichiku Seinancho, Kita Ward, Kyoto
Transportation Approx. 5 min. walk from city bus "Murasakino Uenocho" stop
Approx. 15 min. walk from subway Karasuma line "Kitaoji" station Exit 1
Land Area 【Registered】46.80 sqm
Private Street Area Included No
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: 28.39 sqm 2F: 22.47 sqm Total: 50.86 sqm
*Includes unregistered building
【Tape Measured】1F: 36.37 sqm 2F: 28.92 sqm Total: Approx. 65.29 sqm
Building Structure Two Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable
Size 5 Rooms + Garden
Adjoining Street Street Width : 3.5m, Frontage: 5.9m, Direction: East (Approx. Number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
Land Use District Category 1 Residential Districts
Legal restriction Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Mountain Background Aesthetic District, 15m / Category 2 Height Control Districts, Outdoor Advertisement Category 3 Regular District, Close View Preservation Zone, Nishijin Special Industrial District, Prior Consultation Zone
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 60%
Floor Area Ratio 160% (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
Remarks ・Approx. 1.47 sqm setback is required when rebuilding on this land.
・This property is designated to be purchased through FUKUYA-K Corporation Kyoto Kita office's brokerage. The Buyer therefore is required to pay agent commission when concluding contract.
・Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.
Elementary School Taiho Elementary (4min walk/300m)
Junior High School Asahigaoka Junior High (11min walk/870m)
Transaction Terms Hachise as seller
Sales Representative Boa Zhang
Information updated January 27th, 2020
Information will be updated February 3rd, 2020
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