Spacious Kyomachiya in Kitashirakawa Area


approx. 9 min. walk from the Philosopher's Path (approx. 710m)

Approx. 9 minutes on foot to the "Philosopher's Path" (about 710m), Kitashirakawa is situated at the foot of the Higashiyama Mountain Range, where lush nature surrounds and a tranquil residential area extends. The neighborhood boasts refined interior and miscellaneous goods select shops, as well as convenient facilities such as hospitals and supermarkets. With Ginkakuji Temple, Mt. Daimonji, Kyoto University, and Kyoto University of the Arts nearby, it's a blend of art, academia, nature, and history.


This Kyomachiya dates back to the Meiji era, preserving the ambiance of its original construction while offering the potential to create an ideal residence through renovation.

Located within walking distance of the Philosopher's Path and Ginkakuji Temple, it serves as a suitable residence or second home for those exploring Kyoto.



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Property Price 47,800,000 JPY (Approx. USD *1JPY= USD) *Jun 8, Under Offer
Type & Conditions Used House (Kyo-machiya)
Location 76 Kitashirakawa-Shimobettocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto
Transportations approx. 3 min. walk from Kyoto City Bus "Kitashirakawako-mae Stop"
approx. 24 min. walk from Keihan Oto-line "Demachiyanagi Sta." Exit 6
Land Area 【Registered】173.71sqm
Private Street Area Included N/A
Floor Area 【Registered】1F: 103.14sqm, 2F: 88.26sqm, Total: 191.4sqm
【Actual/Tape measured】1F: 109.40sqm, 2F: 66.95sqm, Total: 176.35sqm (approx. number / including unregistered area)
【Subsidary building】Storage・Single storey wooden house・10.57sqm / Toilet・Single storey wooden house・3.96sqm
Building Structure Two Storey Wooden House
Building Date Unspecifiable (The earliest record in the closed registery is 1907)
Size 5 Rooms + Dining-Kitchen + Earthern floor area + Storage + Garden
Adjoining Street Street width: 3.9m (public street), Frontage: 11.10m, Direction: East (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 100sqm if divided, 10m / Height Control District, Article 22 of the Building Standard Act, Piedmont Aesthetic District, Distant View Presentation Zone, Outdoor Advertisement Category 2 Regulatory District, Residence Attraction Area, Established Urban Area
Handover TBD
Current Situation Vacant
Building Coverage Ratio 50%
Floor Area Ratio 80%
Land Category Residential Land
Geographical Features Flatland
Land Tenure Title
Notification According to National Land Utilization Law Not Required
City Planning Act Urbanization Promotion Area
Elementary School Kitashirakawa Elementary School (approx. 3 min walk/210m)
Junior High School Konoe Junior High School (approx. 25 min walk/1960m)
Remarks ※approx. 4.05sqm setback
※Renovation work is required due to it's aged deterioration.
※The property will be handed over as is.
※The seller is not liable for any defects.
Transaction Terms Hachise as a Broker
Sales Representatives (EN) Aya Kito / Boa Zhang / Kae Motokado / Ren Tamai
(JP) Hiroyasu Fukui
Information updated June 10, 2024
Information will be updated June 24, 2024
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