Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
The elevator stops in front of your door and your door only on the sixth floor of this fully renovated, spacious (130 square meters/1400 s.f.) unit in a small, up-scale penthouse condominium minutes from Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion), the Philosopher’s Walk, Kyoto University, bus routes, shopping, and restaurants. As featured in the Renova architectural design magazine, this unit was completely re-done last year and boasts 360-degree views of Kyoto (all five of the okuribi-fires of the Daimon-ji festival are visible). Teak hardwood floors throughout, and all-new appliances (including gaijin-size gas oven, dishwasher, gas clothes dryer, refrigerator, etc.). Master bedroom w/ small hardwood deck/balcony, two tatami rooms/bedrooms, office with attached balcony, dining area (table seats 6-8), living room w/ 55” flat-screen TV (Netflix, Hulu, Japanese cable etc. built-in) and sound system, and vaulted ceiling. The kitchen is all-new w/ smart stove and range, and is fully equipped with dishes, utensils, Keurig coffee maker, Nutri-Bullet Juicer and anything else you could possibly imagine. There is also a small pantry area, island countertop with stools, and adjacent seating area. The oversize bath and shower, toilet, and washroom areas are all separated. There is 28 square-meter (300 s.f.) south-facing mahogany deck w/ small Japanese stone garden, hammocks, and Weber gas grill. Our condo has three large sliding-glass doors opening onto the deck and lots and lots of sunshine. The tatami rooms each have full-size tokonoma (alcoves), all-new shoji-screens, and silk-covered fusuma (sliding doors) that can be removed for a more spacious feel. All utilities (electric, gas, water, cable, and high-speed internet) are included. There are also two bicycles available for you to use. This is our home, not a professional rental. We are both academics in the US and spend our time back and forth between there and our home here in Kyoto. We are not seeking to make money but want somebody to appreciate and enjoy our home while we are not here.
2 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing
Comments: Higashiyama area: Ginkaku-ji, Philosopher's Walk, Daimonji, Kita Shirakawa
Comments: All utilities (electric, gas, water, basic cable (NHK, Digital terrestrial ????/BS/CS), and high-speed internet) are included in the rent. The only exception is that the tenant is liable for electric bills in excess of 20,000 yen/month.
High Speed Internet
Cable or Satellite
Balcony or Patio