Luxury Kyoto Machiya1

Luxury Kyoto Machiya

Mainland Japan / Kyoto
  • 2
  • 2
  • 244 sqm
  • 233.32 sqm
  • 1989

Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 602-8381

This elaborate modern designer Machiya is situated in the oldest Geisha district “Kamishichiken” north of Kyoto, near the famous shrine Kitano Tenmangu. The house was designed by the world famous designer, Yasumichi Morita.

The exterior is a beautiful traditional Japanese Machiya (a traditional wooden townhouse) facade, but once you step inside an ultra modern luxurious living space welcomes you. Oak wood floor with floor heating, traditional Japanese materials coherent with Morita’s significant design elements, lighting and lines creating unusual relaxing space. Large windows bring natural light throughout the house that create strong contrast between daytime and nighttime.

The building consists of dining and kitchen area, living room overlooking internal garden, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom that connect to the rear traditional Japanese garden on the ground floor and a second living room with library on the second floor that can be used as a guest room.

The property used to function as a luxury guest house with concierge service.

Wooden structure, two stories, built in 1989 renovated in 2015.

Land (freehold) 233.32 sq m

17 minutes to Kyoto station and 7 minutes to Subway Imadegawa station by taxi.

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