House by Kamogawa with Sound of Babbling Brook
Introducing a charming Showa-era home located just a one-minute walk (approx. 20m) from the northern area of Shimogamo Shrine, upstream along the Kamo River in Kyoto. This residence is in close proximity to the river, where you can hear the gentle sounds of flowing water, offering an environment that allows you to connect with nature. This is an unrenovated building well-suited for a family home, with the added benefit of a garden on the southern side. Through renovation, you may incorporate the garden into your living and create the space of your dreams, including a grassy dog run and an outdoor living area.
Within walking distance from this house is the renowned UNESCO World Heritage site, Shimogamo Shrine. Inside the shrine is the "Tadasu-no-Mori" forest, with a small stream that flows and serves as a place for people to relax. The shrine also hosts seasonal festivals like the Aoi Matsuri and events such as summer secondhand book markets. Near Takano Bridge where Kitaoji Street intersects with Takano River, you'll find large shopping malls, hardware shops, and supermarkets, making shopping and daily life convenient. This house offers a comfortable living environment, with the nearby natural beauty of the river and Shimogamo Shrine while providing all the essential facilities for daily living.
The layout consists of 7 rooms + kitchen, offering a spacious atmosphere with numerous rooms. Through renovation, you can create an open living area facing the garden, set up a dedicated workspace for remote work, or consider creating a children's room for families with kids.
The house is situated by the Takano River. You can enjoy the soothing sounds of the river and connect with nature up close.
Some demolition work has already been completed inside, providing an opportunity to assess the structure and facilitate renovation work. The building is in a condition that makes renovation more accessible.
The property features a spacious garden on the south side, perfect for creating an outdoor living space or a dog run. An open space that allowing you to dream and plan for various outdoor activities.
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A multigenerational house: A family relocating to Kyoto (a couple in their 40s, one elementary school-aged child, and a dog) + one elderly family member
A spacious plan designed for comfortable family living. The dining area on the often darkest 1st floor is transformed into a double-height space, creating a bright and vertically expansive environment. In contrast, the living room expands horizontally towards the extensive garden on the southern side of the property, providing a sense of spaciousness beyond its actual size. On the 2nd floor, 2 private rooms are set up. There is also a workspace with desks which accommodate remote work from home. The inclusion of a double-height space ensures a gentle connection between the rooms while maintaining the privacy of each space.
Cross-Sectional View of the Double-Height SpaceThe central double-height space creates connections throughout the house.
1. The illustrations and photos shown are for illustrative purposes only. The above plans are examples of renovation.
2. This property is NOT sold under renovated conditions.
3. Please contact us for introductions of architects, designers and renovation contractors.
Ways to Use the Garden
Why not consider using the garden for various activities and needs in line with your lifestyle? Exploring the possibilities of what you can do in this garden could expand the horizons of living in this house.
A Dog Run with your Furry FriendEnjoy some quality playtime in this garden after a walk along the riverside with your dog or after letting them have some fun in the river. There's even a washing area for your dog, making post-outdoor cleanup a breeze.
An Outdoor Living AreaCreate an outdoor living space by placing outdoor furniture, making it an ideal spot for enjoying meals during pleasant seasons. During the summer, you can even set up a kiddie pool for the little ones to play in.
※Note: The above 2 images are computer-generated images (CG) using virtual home staging.
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|Property Price||39,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)|
|Type & Conditions||Used House|
|Location||75-27 Shimogamo-Morigamaecho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto7|
|Transportations||approx. 5 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Takanohashi-Higashizume Stop"|
|approx. 14 min. walk from Eizan Electric Railway "Chayama/Kyoto University of the Arts Sta."|
|【Actual/Measured by survoyers】approx. 101.68sqm|
|Private Street Area Included||approx. 10.08sqm|
|Floor Area||【Registered】1F: 40.46sqm, 2F: 32.23sqm, Total: 72.69sqm|
|【Actual/Tape measured】1F: 55.61sqm, 2F: 52.78sqm, Total: 108.39sqm
(approx. number / including unregistered area)
|Building Structure||Two Storey Wooden House|
|Building Date||Unspecifiable (※The earliest record in the clsoed registry is 1959)|
|Size||7 Rooms + Kitchen + Garden|
|Adjoining Street||Street width: 3.16～3.18m, Frontage: 6.36m, Direction: Northeast (approx. number)|
|Public Utility||Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas|
|Land Use District||Category 1 Low-Rise Exclusive Residential District|
|Legal Restrictions||The minimum size of land area is regulated as 80sqm if divided, 10m / Height Control District, Quasi-Fire Prevent District, Scenic District Category 3, Takano River Special Preservation and Improvement District, Close View Preservation Zone, Prior Consultation Zone, Distant View Preservation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 2 Regulatory District, Outdoor Advertisement Railway Adjacent Area as stated in Advertisement Category regulation 11-1-6, Residence Attraction Area, Established Urban Area, River Preservation Area (Takano River)|
|Building Coverage Ratio||40%|
|Floor Area Ratio||100%|
|Land Category||Residential Land|
|Notification According to National Land Utilization Law||N/A|
|Elementary School||Aoi Elementary School (approx. 11 min. walk/850m)|
|Junior High School||Shimogamo Junior High School (approx. 5 min. walk/450m)|
|City Planning Act||Urbanization Promotion Area|
|Remarks||※approx. 2.67sqm setback|
|※Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.|
|※Furniture shown in photos is not included in the property price.|
|※The property will be handed over as is.|
|Transaction Terms||Hachise as a Seller (No agent commission required)|
|Sales Representatives||(EN) Aya Kito / Boa Zhang|
|(JP) Masanori Yanagiuchi|
|Information Updated||Dec 11, 2023|
|Information will be Updated||Dec 18, 2023|