Listen to the whispers of trees and live with nature
2 minutes walk from the Philosopher’s Path
"I want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and spend time with nature ..."
"I'm tired of living in an urban area because I'm worried about infectious diseases."
Did either one of these ideas ever come to your mind?
While listening to the whispers of the trees in the Higashiyama mountain range,
at spring, spend a peaceful afternoon beside the pathway where the cherry blossom trees explode with color;
in summer, breathe in the cool shade of trees and the air of the forest;
in autumn, feel the sentimental ambience of falling leaves and
when winter comes, immerse yourself into the frosty and solemn air.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and get moved by the change of seasons.
How wonderful would it be if we could live a life that enriches such sensibilities?
Introducing a house that fulfills your wishes to live quietly with nature.
The "Okunoma" inner room, which reflects the beauty of the subdued shadows of Japan, is in a humble design without over-decorations. Daylight from the garden softly created a calming space. You can remodel the tatami room and remake the garden adding extra Japanese features to enhance the taste.
A compact floor plan with a slightly sizable garden
The light from the south and the peaceful greenery of the Higashiyama mountain range blends the natural environment into your home. Recommended as a base for remote work and as a second house in Kyoto.
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Approx. 2 minutes' walk to the Philosopher’s Path. A region rich in nature loved by the wise of the past
In about 3 minutes' walk, there is the Kyoto City Bus "Kamimiyanomaecho Stop". Here, you can easily take a refreshing walk anytime. And if you get stuck at work, how about taking a break at a nearby cafe, or just go to the Nanzenji Temple or Ginkakuji Temple in the neighborhood for a leisure stroll? This is the perfect place where you can feel the nature of the four seasons in Kyoto.
Take off the mask and take a deep breath in nature, you should feel the nostalgic scent of your hometown.
- A quaint green road at the north of Reikanji Temple. There is a signpost for the Kyoto trail here.
(approx. 1 min walk / 50m)
- The Philosopher’s Path
- A pathway with a beautiful stream and rows of cherry blossom trees.
(approx. 2 min walk / 130m)
- Anrakuji Temple
- Since long ago, it is said that eating pumpkin in midsummer helps to prevent sickness. This is a temple with "memorial service" for the Shishigatani Pumpkin. Admission fee required.
(approx. 3 min walk / 160m)
- Honenin Temple
- A historical temple that also helds events and concerts.
(approx. 4 min walk / 310m)
- Famous for garden that features a path around a pond, with the borrowed landscape of the Higashiyama. You can enjoy fiery autumn leaves reflected in the pond here.
(approx. 10 min walk / 780m)
- Ginkakuji (Jishoji) Temple
- A world cultural heritage that was not mentioned. With a special historic site-designated garden, a special scenic world heritage site (a straight road from the Philosopher’s Path)
(approx. 11 min walk / 880m)
- Nanzenji Temple
- With attractions such as the Suirokaku Aqueduct, famous gardens, and other cultural properties.
(approx. 13 min walk / 1020m)
|Property Price||34,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)|
|Type & Conditions||Kyo-machiya (One of 2 terraced houses)|
|Location||19-1 Shishigatani Sakuradanicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto|
|Transportation||Approx. 3 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Kamimiyanomaecho Stop"|
|Land Area (Registered)||66.94sqm|
|Private Street Area Included||N/A|
|Floor Area (Registered)||1F: 35.40sqm, 2F: 23.73sqm, Total: 59.13sqm|
|Floor Area (Actual)||［approx. number］
1F: 36.85sqm, 2F: 25.84sqm
Total: 62.69sqm ※Including unregistered area
|Building Structure||Two Storey Wooden House|
|Building Date||Unspecifiable (The earliest record in the closed registry is 1935)|
|Size||4 Rooms + Kitchen + Garden|
|Public Utility||Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas|
|Land Use District||Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential District|
|Adjoining Street||Street Width: 4.61~5.16m, Frontage: 5.24m, Direction: North (approx. number)|
|Legal Restrictions||Article 22 of the Building Standard Act, Piedmont Aesthetic Districts, 10m / Height Control District, Distant View Preservation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 2 Regulatory District, Minimum size of the land area is regulated as 100 sqm when divided, Housing land development construction regulated area, Sediment Disaster Alert Area, Residence Attraction Area, Built-up Urban District|
|Building Coverage Ratio||50%|
|Floor Area Ratio||80%|
|Land Category||Residential Land|
|City Planning Act||Urbanization Promotion Area|
|Elementary School||Daisan Kinrin Elementary School (approx. 3 min walk /220m)|
|Junior High School||Okazaki High School (approx. 12 min walk /920m)|
|Notification According to National Land Utilization Law||Not Required|
|Transaction Terms||Hachise as a Broker (Agent commission required when concluding contract)|
|Remarks||※Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.|
|※This property has obtained Kyo-machiya profile.|
|※The seller is not liable for any defects.|
|※Furniture is not included in the property price.|
|※This property is regulated by the Escarpment Regulations.|
|Sales Representative||Boa Zhang|
|Information Updated||May 29, 2023|
|Information will be Updated||June 5, 2023|