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Kyoto-shi 606-8404 Japan

Listing # 71232

Rates From JPY 84000 Monthly
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Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021

House in Kyoto. Ginkakuji area

A beautiful two-floor house (ikenya), 5 minutes walk from Ginkakuji and the Philosophers Path (tetsugaku no michi), 10 minutes bicycle ride from Kyoto University and Zokei University, 20 minutes to Doshisha University and Kyoto Sangyo University.

Public transportation (bus) to all part of town. There is a small park at the back of the house. Quiet neighborhood.
The house is fully furnished and well maintained.

First floor: living room, kitchen, storage room, balcony
Second floor: 2 big tatami rooms, sun balcony. A lot of light.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
2 people
Property Type


Available from Monday, March 15, 2021 onward
Minimum Stay
3 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Possible for a short period of time
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Kyoto-shi
Postal Code - State or Province 606-8404 Kyoto-fu
Country Japan
Neighborhood Keywords Ginkakuji, Tetsugaju no mich, Kita-Shirakawa, Sakyo-ku
Closest University Kyoto University
University nearby Zokei University, Doshisha University, Kyoto Kougyou Daigaku (KIT)

Rental Price:

JPY 84000 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
no mediation fee/"reikin" fees etc
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Stairs
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: Study desk, bicycle


Car Available

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Member Since Jun 12 2012
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I am a professor of Japanese studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, teaching courses related to Japanese modern history and culture. I lived and studied in Kyoto for 8 years and I now share my time between Kyoto and Jerusalem.

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This was a fabulous house for my family! The neighborhood has lots of kids, and friendly neighbors. The local school (Kinrin) was very warm and welcoming (including services such as tutoring) to my 1-nensei daughter who started out speaking almost no Japanese and ended up with great friends and some Japanese language. The location is convenient to many great places (the river, Diamonji and other hiking in the city, and many cultural and historical areas). A bike made them all very accessible.

The owner is very responsive to e-mails and quite helpful when setting up logistics. The local manager was also very fast to respond to questions. Both were also very kind and friendly.

I would recommend hot water bottles for sleeping in the winter as the tatami mat room is cold at night. They made all the difference for us.

I would rent this house again in a heartbeat. It was simply great! We were very sad to leave...

Excellent SLH 3/2/2019 11:53:00 PM