This renovated traditional Japanese townhouse sits quietly in the back alley of a residential area filled with refined
atmosphere of Kyoto. This is where you get to experience the atmosphere from the good old days and the lifestyle of the local residents in Kyoto. You will be welcomed by the traditional building exterior, created from using the characteristic feature of authentic Kyoto townhouse, Ichi-monji roof tiling, and heart-warming fire flickering in the retro-style gas lantern. The interior is made from using Japanese cypress and other natural materials native to Kyoto, and it’s fitted with old-fashioned ceilings and traditional guest room finished with classic clay wall and plastered wall techniques, all combined in creating a space where you could feel the warmth that is friendly to both the guests and the environment. Up to 4 people can stay at the accommodation, offering you a serene and relaxing stay.
House location : The house is situated 3 minutes walk from Gojo Subway station, which is just one stop from Kyoto and Shijo/Karasuma Station. You can also take a 10-15 minute walk to Kyoto Central Station which is a starting point for sightseeing in Kyoto. Whilst being in a convenient location for all the sight-seeing around Kyoto, it is away from all the hustle and bustle. Take one step into the back alleys, and you will see the traditional township of Kyoto from the old times spreading in front of you, exposing you to comforting and healing experience of living in Kyoto Machiya.
Access Information : From Gojo Subway Station (nearest train station) / Approximately 3 minutes on foot : Turn right after exiting the station from Exit No.6. Take the first right on the street. If you walk a little bit, you will see a sign which says 'P' for coin parking. Stand by the sign and look right, and you will see a small alleyway. Go into the alley and the house is the first building on the right.
From Kyoto Station / Approximately 3 minutes by train or 10-15 minutes on foot : 1. Take the Subway Karasuma Line and get off at Gojo Station 2. Walk to the house.
From Kansai Airport / Approximately 80 minutes by train: 1. Take the JR Express HARUKA line to Kyoto Station.
2. Take the Subway Karasuma Line and get off at Gojo Station. 3. Walk to the house.