Kyomachiya near Senbon-KuramaguchiEmbrace the Charm of Antiquity in Living

Located in a serene residential area near the southern part of Daitokuji Temple, close to Mt. Funaoka, is a house that embodies the nostalgia of the olden days. Sitting in the Murasakino area where many traditional Kyomachiya townhouses still stand, this house has recorded evidence of being built before 1947. The property has undergone a renovation in 2015, including updates to the water plumbing products, the ambiance and beauty that come with age and the allure of antiquity were gracefully reserved while modifications have been made to adapt it to modern living. Introducing this property that has been cherished and passed down through generations.

  • Pottery washbasins adorned with tasteful designs.

  • You can see attention to detail throughout the house, with an abundance of carefully selected elements.

  • Let these belongings, having witnessed the passage of time, accompany your daily life.


Built in 1947, this house has endured the test of time, and its unique charm is embraced by preserving the nostalgic elements here and there such as its exterior and the Tatami rooms. Carefully curated designs have been incorporated to add a touch of sophistication and enhance the overall atmosphere of the living space.

While maintaining a sense of comfort that allows you to appreciate the passage of time, necessary renovations have been made to ensure practicality. For example, a toilet has been added on the 2nd floor to ensure convenience for daily living.



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In the immediate vicinity of the property is Senbon Street, dotted with essential shops such as supermarkets, which allows convenient daily shopping. A little further south is Kuramaguchi Street perfect for leisurely strolls as it is lined with unique and distinctive stores.
The name of the neighborhood, "Murasakino-Junibocho", is said to have originated from the renowned cherry blossom spot "Jobonrendaiji Temple" which is a hidden gem known to those in the know. With just a 5-minute walk, you can also enjoy the view of the "Gozan-no-Okuribi" (the bonfires of the five mountains) from Mt. Funaoka. This area offers various delights of Kyoto, each unique to the season and location.



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Property Price 36,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)
Type & Conditions Used House (Kyomachiya)
Location Murasakino-Junibocho, Kita Ward, Kyoto
Transportations Approx. 3 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Senbon-Kuramaguchi Stop"
Approx. 25 min. walk from Subway Karasuma-line "Kuramaguchi Sta." Exit 2
Land Area 【Registered】72.82sqm
【Actual/Measured by surveyors】approx. 74.61sqm
Private Street Area Included N/A
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: 50.72sqm, 2F: 27.80sqm, Total: 78.52sqm
【Actual/Tape measured】1F: 47.66sqm, 2F: 26.44sqm, Total: 74.1sqm (approx. number)
Building Structure Two-Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable ※The earliest record in the closed registry is 1947
Size 4 Rooms + Dining-Kitchen + Garden
Adjoining Street Street width: 4.28m (public street), Frontage: 9.12m, Direction: East (approx. number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
Land Use District Category 1 Residential District
Legal Restrictions 15m / Category 2 Height Control District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Old Urban Type Aesthetic District, Close View Preservation Zone, Distant View Presentation Zone, Prior Consultation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 3 Regulatory District, Residence Attraction Area, Established Urban Area
Handover TBD
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 60%
Floor Area Ratio 200%
Land Category Residential Land
Geographical Features Flatland
Land Tenure Title
Notification According to National Land Utilization Law Not Required
Elementary School Murasakino Elementary School (approx. 10 min. walk/750m)
Junior High School Karaku Junior High School (approx. 13 min. walk/1,000m)
City Planning Act Urbanization Promotion Area
Renovations Fully renovated in Mar 2015
Renewed water plumbing products (bathroom, toilet, washbasin, etc.), Partly repaired and repainted exterior walls, Replaced fittings (exterior/interior), Installation of insulation materials, Replaced flooring materials, Replaced exterior wooden fence, Structual repair (1F underground, etc.), Gardening, etc.
Remarks ※The seller is not liable for any defects.
※Furniture is not included in the property price.
※Prior reservation is required 2 days before house viewing.
※The property will be handed over as is.
Transaction Terms Hachise as a Broker (Agent commission required when concluding contract)
Sales Representative Aya Kito
Information Updated Sept 25, 2023
Information will be Updated Oct 2, 2023