• Gion-Shirakawa Sakura
  • Tatsumi Bridge
  • Furumon St.
  • Winter Sakura

Machiya near Gion-Shirakawa with Seasonal Scenery

At the end of the alley is Furumonzen St. which leads to the Kuromon Gate of Chionin Temple. Between Higashioji St. to the east and Hanamikoji St. to the west, you can enjoy sightseeing with stunning seasonal scenery and a Kyoto-like atmosphere in the area.
From the property, you can visit some of the most famous sightseeing spots in the Higashiyama district on foot. You may also take the Keihan Eizan Line to Ohara, where the famous Sanzenin Temple is located, or take the Keihan Mainline to Osaka, where you can experience its unique and interesting culture.
From Higashiyama Station and Sanjo Keihan Station on the Subway Tozai-line, you can also easily access Kyoto's commercial district - Karasuma-Oike, and the downtown Teramachi/Shinkyogoku shopping arcade.

This is a perfect place as a base for traveling and experiencing Kyoto, and also a place to enjoy the rest of your life.
How about having a life in a Kyomachiya in the gorgeous Gion-Shirakawa area?

Seasonal Scenery of the Neighborhood


Gion-Shirakawa River, lined with cherry trees in spring.
The cherry blossoms filled the cobblestone street like a haze, giving it an indescribable atmosphere.


If you go east on Furumonzen St. at the end of this alley, you will see summer willows swaying in the wind, the Shirakawa River flowing leisurely, and the Kuromon Gate of Chionin Temple.


The Shirakawa River is just a one-minute walk away from the house.
Japanese maples in red color the Gion-Shirakawa River in autumn.

知恩院 三門

At the end of Chionin St. is the Sanmon Gate,
the entrance to Chionin Temple.
Under the clear winter sky, the majestic and grandiose appearance of the gate is a scenery that you shouldn't miss.


The house is designed in a blend of Japanese and Western styles. One person can live comfortably with plenty of space, while two people can live with just the right size. If you place a desk in front of the Tsuboniwa garden, you will be able to work or pursue your hobbies while enjoying the view of the Japanese garden. Close to the station and the center of Kyoto City, this is recommended as a vacation house as a base for sightseeing or remote work.


Area Map

The location offers easy access to Osaka and Ohara via the Keihan Railway, as well as to many of Higashiyama's representative tourist attractions on foot. Nearby you can find the charming local public bath "Atarashi-yu", "Kinako Sweets Specialty Store Kisho-Karyo" - a popular eat-in store with a long line even on weekdays, and "Ichisawa Shinzaburo Hanpu" - a shop nationally famous for its canvas bags.



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Property Price 26,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)
*Sept 5, Price Changed
Type & Conditions Used House (Kyomachiya/One of 3 terraced houses)
Location 319-11 Furumonzendori-Yamatoojihigashiiru-Sanchome Furunishicho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto
Transportations Approx. 6 min. walk from Keihan Mainline "Sanjo Sta." Exit 2
Approx. 7 min. walk from Subway Tozai-line "Sanjo-Keihan Sta." Exit 2
Approx. 7 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Sanjo-Keihan Stop"
Land Area 【Registered】34.54sqm
Private Street Area Included N/A
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: 20.49sqm, 2F: 11.57sqm, Total: 32.06sqm
【Actual】1F: 24sqm, 2F: 17sqm, Total: 41sqm ※Including unregistered area
Building Structure Two Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable
Size 1 Room + Living-Dining-Kitchen + Garden
Adjoining Street Street width: 1.1m (NOT a road in law), Frontage: 7.5m, Direction: East (approx. number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
Land Use District Commercial District
Legal Restrictions 15m / Category 4 Height Control District, Old Urban Type Aesthetic District, Close View Preservation Zone, Distant View Preservation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 4 Regulatory District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Urban Development Attraction Area, Residence Attraction Area, Built-up Urban District
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 80%
Floor Area Ratio 400%
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 ※This property is unrebuildable. You cannot rebuild any architectural structure on this land when the existing one is demolished or collapsed.
» Check here for more about rebuilding prohibited lands
※This property has obtained Kyo-machiya profile.
※Furniture is not included in the property price.
※The seller is not liable for any defects.
※The property will be handed over as is.
Elementary & Junior High School Kaisei Elementary and Junior High School (approx. 21 min. walk/1660m)
Transaction Terms Hachise as a Broker (Agent commission required when concluding contract)
Sales Representative Boa Zhang
Information Updated Sept 25, 2023
Information will be Updated Oct 2, 2023

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