A Kyomachiya that opens up
space and possibilities

This petite Kyomachiya built in 1918 was renovated with the theme of "expansion & open-up". Where indoor space expands to the large open garden, the possibilities of this house can also be expanded depending on the residents.

The expansion of the interior space that you can feel from the modulated height

From the high-ceiling atrium of the living room, space spreads widely in the vertical direction, and you can see the magnificent "Gorombo" beam that has supported the house since the Taisho era. The aging beauty and taste that can only be obtained over time will continue to support this house and the residents.

A house that opens up your life,
for workcation and second house

Being close to Kyoto Station, its highly accessible location is one of the attractions of this house. You can also consider it as a base for workcation and office in Kyoto, or as a second house for spending your vacations. A high-potential home that may enrich and open up your future life.

Weeping cherry blossom tree that stretches in a large garden

The most striking spot in the garden is the weeping cherry blossom tree, which stretches its branches toward the sky. When spring comes, enjoying the exclusive Sakura scenery in the garden becoming part of your daily routine, and at night you can take a sip of drink while watching the illuminated cherry blossoms on the deck...Let your dreams spread in this house!



A large garden with a magnificent weeping cherry blossom tree in the center. The luxurious wooden deck made of cypress is designed to be a space like an extended second living room where you can spend your time and relax.
By making the entrance and the ceiling of the living room a high atrium, it also opens up the space vertically.


  • a rope "noren" curtain

    At the entrance of the property, a rush-scented rope "noren" curtain is hung. While the ropes sway along the breeze, not only it gives a refreshing Japanese atmosphere but is also just right for office use as a blindfold.

  • entrance lighting

    The entrance lighting made of round glass looks like a floating soap bubble gives a fantastic atmosphere with soft light. A simple design that can be used for a long time that never fades from fashion.

  • stainless-steel kitchen

    An extremely simple kitchen suitable for a petite house. The easy-to-clean IH stove and stainless-steel kitchen keep your place clean even on busy days. The wall shelves and under-sink can be used as storage space as well.

  • tile wainscot

    Wainscot of the kitchen and sanitary is finished with white square tiles. The wall surface, which is made up of natural white wood, harmonies well with the white tiles and gives a visual effect of making the space wider.

  • ceiling

    The ceiling of this house is finished with cypress plywood to match with flooring and the wooden deck. The beautiful, luxurious wood grain is just like a piece of natural artwork, and you will definitely fall in love with it.

  • pendant light

    The pendant light that illuminates the living room is in an adorable shape, like a conical flask used in science experiments. Through the beautiful transparent glass, it delivers room-friendly lighting.

  • open stairs

    Connecting to the loft is an iron see-through staircase. With the thin stair steps, the space between the steps becomes wider so light and wind can be taken into the room without feeling a sense of oppression.

  • toilet paper dispenser

    A stand-type toilet paper dispenser with a stylish look that fits in a compact space. Not only space-saving but an excellent paper holder that is properly equipped with functions for the bidet "washlet" toilet.

  • flooring

    Cypress wood is used as the flooring material and in the wood deck. The height of the indoor floor and the deck has been intentionally matched to connect the space and expands to the outside.

  • garden greens

    From the pot of maple that greets you at the entrance to the garden with the eye-catching weeping cherry blossoms, popular plants such as Japanese enkianthus, Japanese snowball, azalea, Satsuki azalea, hydrangea, and evergreen ash are also planted in the garden which shows different expressions in changing seasons.



This property is located a little south of Kyoto station.
From Kyoto Station, it takes about 30 minutes to Osaka, about 10 minutes to Otsu, and about 60 minutes to Kobe. Kyoto Station boasts the best access in Kyoto and has well-developed bus routes, making it a convenient location to go anywhere in the city.
In the neighborhood of the property, there is the world heritage site "Toji Temple", which was founded by Kukai aka Kobo Daishi and is said to have the remains of Heiankyo. The precinct of the huge temple, where historic buildings are dotted, is a valuable place that conveys the past. This is a location where you can enjoy the convenience of the undergoing redeveloping Kyoto Station-south district and the historical scenery of Kyoto.



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Property Price 23,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)
Type & Conditions Used House (Kyomachiya)
Location 31-16 Nishikujo-Higashishimamachi, Minami Ward, Kyoto
Transportation Approx. 5 min. walk from Kintetsu Kyoto-line "Toji Sta."
Approx. 10 min. walk from Subway Karasuma-line "Kujo Sta." Exit 4
Approx. 15 min. walk from JR "Kyoto Sta." Hachijo West Exit
Floor Area [Registered]75.47sqm
[Actual/Tape measured]76.56sqm
Private Street Area Included approx. 10.86sqm
Floor Area [Registered]34.71sqm
Building Date Unspecifiable (with an earliest record of 1922 according to the house evaluation record)
Building Structure One Storey Wooden House
Size 1 Room + Kitchen + Loft + Garden
Renovation Fully renovated by Hachise in May 2022.
Renovation works done: Replaced water plumbing products (bathroom, kitchen, toilet, washbasin, etc.), Repaired and repainted exterior walls, Renewed fittings (exterior & interior), Interior refurbishment, Replaced floorings and tatami pads, Installation of floor heating system, gardening, etc.
Adjoining Street Street Width: 2.49m~2.37m (not a road in law), Frontage: 4.38m, Direction: West (approx. number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
Building Coverage Ratio 60%
Floor Area Ratio 200%
Land Use District Category 2 Residential District
Legal Restrictions 20m / Category 2 Height Control District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Townscape Preservation and Improvement District, Distant View Preservation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 6 Regulatory District, Residence Attraction Area, Built-up Urban District
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Land Category Residential Land
Land Tenure Title
Geographical Features Flatland
City Planning Act Urbanization Promotion Area
Elementary School Kujo Kodo Elementary School (approx. 5 min. walk/380m)
Junior High School Kujo Junior High School (approx. 8 min. walk/640m)
Notification According to National Land Utilization Law Not Required
Remarks ※Size of the loft: approx. 7.11sqm
※This property is unrebuildable. You cannot rebuild any architectural structure on this land when the existing. 》 Learn more about rebuilding prohibited lands
※This property has obtained Kyo-machiya profile.
※Furniture is not included in the property price.
Transaction Terms Hachise as a Seller (No agent commission required)
Sales Representative (EN) Aya Kito / Boa Zhang / Kae Motokado
(JP) Hiroyasu Fukui
Information Updated Aug. 18, 2022
Information will be Updated Aug. 22, 2022

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