Mountain Retreat
Along the Takano River in Ohara


What would you like to start here?

A serene location just a short distance from the tourist spots of Ohara. Situated along the Takano River, the property consists of 7 buildings, including a cafe with river views, a tea room with a hearth, a spacious covered garage, and a garden adorned with lanterns. With plenty of elements that have such potential, why not begin a hobby-filled lifestyle in this dreamy mountain retreat?

  • The cafe offers panoramic views of the Takano River and the surrounding mountains. Not only the kitchen, there are also Tatami-mated private rooms overlooking the river.

  • One of the buildings is equipped with a hearth and 2 traditional Japanese-style rooms, making it perfect for hosting tea ceremonies, or serving as a guest room as it is complete with a bathroom.

  • The residential space is two stories high and connected to the cafe. The 1st floor features a living-dining-kitchen, while the 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.


7 buildings, including toilets, are built on the spacious grounds. With rivers flowing along the eastern and southern sides, the plot also features cobblestone paths and gardens.



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Imaginative plan 1
A creative café blending Japanese and Western elements

Imagine a café divided into areas featuring traditional Japanese gardens and modern Western aesthetics, each with its own drink bar, where one can enjoy tea while gazing at the garden, or engage in conversation with a drink in hand. How about a café with added features where you can brainstorm ideas while overlooking rivers and mountains, or simply taking a break? A fascinating place with a calming atmosphere where creative ideas will likely be born.

A creative café blending Japanese and Western elements

Imaginative plan 2
Enjoying hobbies in a second home

Imagine a second home in the tranquil surroundings of Ohara, with a spacious kitchen for indulging in favorite dishes, and the idea of enjoying BBQs while overlooking the river sounds delightful. Additionally, build spaces for relaxation including a sauna, pool, large bathhouse, and meditation room. With 3 guest rooms available for friends to stay over, this is the potential place like the perfect mountain retreat for pursuing passions with loved ones.

Enjoying hobbies in a second home
  • The above proposals are created after confirmation at Hachise. In the case of actual implementation, please be sure to consult with the local authorities before proceeding.
  • Please note that the property is not for sale with renovation conditions.
  • We can also provide introductions to contracted construction designers and builders. Please feel free to inquire.


Ohara, just about an hour from downtown Kyoto, is surrounded by mountains and blessed with flowing rivers, making it a naturally rich location. It is frequented by tourists visiting places like Sanzenin Temple, offering a balance between rural tranquility and urban accessibility.

  • Sanzenin Temple, famous spot in Ohara

  • approach to Sanzenin Temple三千院に続く参道

  • Townscape of Ohara

  • Ohara bus stop


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Property Price 260,000,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD)
Type & Conditions Used House
Location 591-1, 591-3, 591-4 Ohara-Shorinincho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto
Transportations approx. 19 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Ohara Stop"
approx. 7 min. walk from Kyoto Bus "Ohara Stop"
Land Area 【Registered】2,655.50sqm
Private Street Area Included N/A
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: Aー26.17sqm, Bー1F: 26.79sqm 2F: 26.79sqm Total: 53.58sqm, Cー82.13sqm, Dー1F: 74.52sqm 2F: 74.52sqm Total: 149.04sqm, Eー310.36sqm, Fー4.46sqm, Gー33.41sqm, Hー117.48sqm
【Actual/Tape measured】Aー26.74sqm, Bー1F: 25.46sqm 2F: 26.99sqm Total: 52.45sqm, Cー85.13sqm, Dー1F: 130.71sqm 2F: 70.3sqm Total: 201.01sqm, Eー332.27sqm, Fー11.02sqm, Gー33.63sqm, Hー115.75sqm
(approx. number / including unregistered area)
Building Structure AーSingle Storey Wooden House, BーTwo Storey Light-weight Steel House, CーSingle Storey Wooden House, DーTwo Storey Steel House, EーSingle Storey Light-weight Steel/Steel House, FーSingle Storey Light-weight Steel/Concrete House, GーSingle Storey Steel House, HーSingle Storey Light-weight Steel House
Building Date Unspecifiable
Size Aー1 Room, Bー1 Room + Pergola, Cー1 Room + Kitchen Tearoom with hearth, Dー6 Rooms + Living-Dining-Kitchen, Eー3 Rooms + Kitchen + Garage, FーToilets, G&HーWarehouses
Adjoining Street Street width: 7.6m, Frontage: 46m, Direction: West (approx. number)
Public Utility Electricity, Water Plumbing In/Out, City Gas
Legal Restrictions Distant View Presentation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 1 Regulatory District, Preservation Zone
Handover Immediately
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 60%
Floor Area Ratio 100%
Land Category Residential Land
Geographical Features Flatland
Land Tenure Title
Notification According to National Land Utilization Law N/A
Elementary & Junior High School Ohara & Junior High School (approx. 13 min. walk/1.35km)
City Planning Act Urbanization Control Area
Remarks ※The property is located in an urbanization control area. Any reconstruction of buildings must comply with regulations that require the new construction to be of the same scale, use, or other specified criteria as the existing building. New construction other than that is not permitted.
※The property will be handed over as is.
※Furniture is not included in the property price.
※The seller is not liable for any defects.
Transaction Terms Hachise as a Broker
Sales Representatives (EN) Ren Tamai
(JP) Yuki Fujihara, Tomohiko Kubotera
Information Updated July 16, 2024
Information will be Updated July 29, 2024