A lovingly maintained traditional machiya house in Kyoto, currently operating as a guesthouse with strong rental returns.
‘Kohaku-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) located in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto. The name 'Kohaku' refers to amber, while 'an' refers to a cozy retreat. The rich, golden hue of amber is found throughout the house - a warm & inviting atmosphere to retreat to after a day of exploring Kyoto.
From the 'hibukuro' high ceiling that stretches up from the kitchen to the second floor to the 'tsuboniwa' inner garden, admire this house’s traditional Japanese design. This two storey home can hold up to 6 guests. The 1st floor has a beautiful traditional Japanese garden in the rear and throughout the home you can feel the mix of modern convenience and traditional Japanese design.
This house is currently operating as a guest house and if you want to operate the guest house after purchase, you need to re-acquire a simple lodging license. Alternatively, it can also be used as a second house for visits to Kyoto.
The current reservation site can very viewed by clicking here. The rental program generated gross returns of 9.2% in 2018 (approximately 4.23m), with about 50-60% of that profit returning to the owner after management costs.
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