This property is located in Kyoto’s famous Kamishichiken area, at the foot of the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, affectionately known as "Tenjin-san". The typical Kyoto-like historic location is not only a sightseeing spot favored by tourists, but also a place where you can feel the local life.
The building is built on a neat corner with plenty of attractions nearby, from popular shops to famous hidden treasures known only to those in the know, making it a perfect location for opening all manner of businesses including cafes, restaurants and guest accommodation.
All plumbing & electrics have been refurbished for safer use. The owner completely renovated with particular attention to repairing or replacing any worn out parts, while keeping as much of the original features such as characteristic clay walls lined with century old newspapers, wooden doors, and original granite stones in the earthen floor amongst others.
Clay wall from the Meiji era
The clay walls of the cafe are preserved in a way that allows you to see the newspaper lining the walls dated from 100 years ago. Not something you usually see every day.
An elaborate use of British stained glass. The Art Deco design with its geometric and symbolic expression is simple yet sophisticated and elegant, and a perfect match with the Kyoto’s Machiya design.
Most of the cafe interior has vintage furniture imported from Australia. This is a space where you can enjoy the "aged beauty" with a clever mixture of Japanese and Western styles. (Furniture may be included in the sale by negotiation)
Bookshelf at the Hibukuro
Originally, a Hibukuro was a stairwell space that allowed the heat and smoke from cooking to escape. The boldly arranged bookshelves are filled with a wide variety of books lovingly collected over time by the owner. (Books may be included in the sale by negotiation)
This building style is known as "Tsushinikai" among the Kyo-machiyas, which were usually built during the Edo period and the Meiji era, characterized by its low road facing roof. Although the ceiling on the 2F looks low when viewed from the front, its height is still capable as a living space by removing the ceiling board.
This property is perfect for combining work and living, comprising 3 different functions: catering (cafe), a lodging facility, and a spacious, private residence.
Being a much sought-after corner building, which faces to both the south and the east, natural light and fresh air flood every area of the house.
Certainly, this is a perfect choice for those who want to open a restaurant by themselves. In addition, you may also consider not only renting out part of the building for added income, utilizing the remainder of the property as your own residence, second house, or office, but also using the entire building as a two/three generational house complete with a large professional kitchen. This is a rare property where flexible utilization can be considered depending on your various needs.
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|Property Price||80,000,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)|
|Type & Conditions||Used House (Kyo-machiya / One of 2 Terraced Houses)|
|Location||758-2 Imakojidori Shichihonmatsu-nishiiru Higashiimakojicho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto|
|Location||Approx. 9 min. walk from Keifuku Electric Railroad "Kitanohakubaicho Sta."|
|Approx. 2 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Kamishichiken Stop"|
|Land Area||[Registered] 97.77sqm|
|Private Street Area Included||N/A|
|Floor Area||［Registered］1F: 77.99sqm, 2F: 56.67sqm Total: 134.66sqm|
1F: 78.92sqm 2F: 62.71sqm
|Building Structure||[Actual] Two Storey Wooden House|
|Size||3 Rooms + Kitchen + Cafe Area + Loft + Garden|
|Adjoining Street||Street width: 7.02m~7.01m, Frontage: 5.33m, Direction: South|
|Street width: 4.41m, Frontage: 18.47m, Direction: East (Private street)|
|Public Utility||Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas|
|Renovations||Renovated in July 2016|
|Renovation works done: Replacement of all plumbing products (Bathroom, Kitchen, Toilet, Basin, etc.), Repairement and repainted exterior walls, Replacement of fittings (exterior & interior), Interior renovations, Replacement of flooring materials and tatami pads, etc.|
|Remarks||※The seller is not liable for any defects.
※Corner cut-off of the lot is required when rebuilding on this land.
※License in the Inns and Hotels Act has been obtained.
※New owner needs to renew Inn business licenses before operation.
※Furnitures and appliances are negotiable.
※Advanced reservation is required before viewing as property is currently in residence.
|Land Use District||Quasi-Industrial District, Neighborhood Commercial District|
|Legal Restrictions||[Quasi-Industrial District] 15m / Category 3 Height Control District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Old Urban Type Aesthetic District, Close/Distant View Preservation Zone, Prior Consultation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 3 Regulatory District, Nishijin Special Industrial Disctrict, Residence Attraction Area, Built-up Urban District
[Neighborhood Commercial District] 20m / Category 4 Height Control District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Roadside Aesthetic Formation District, Close/Distant View Preservation Zone, Prior Consultation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category Roadside 3 Regulatory District, Residence Attraction Area, Built-up Urban District
|Building Coverage Ratio||[Quasi-Industrial District] 60% [Neighborhood Commercial District] 80%
※10% corner lot mitigation applied
|Floor Area Ratio||[Quasi-Industrial District] 200% [Neighborhood Commercial District]300%|
|Land Category||Residential Land|
|Current Situation||In Residence|
|City Planning Act||Urbanization Promotion Area|
|Elementary School||Shoran Elementary School (approx. 5min walk/400m)|
|Junior High School||Kinugasa Junior High School (approx. 24min walk/1.9km)|
|Notification According to National Land Utilization Law||Not Required|
|Transaction Terms||Hachise as a Broker (Agent commission required when concluding contract)|
|Sales Representative||Aya Kito|
|Information Updated||September 13, 2021|
|Information will be Updated||September 21, 2021|