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Traditional Kyoto House on the River

Traditional Kyoto House on the River

2 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
2 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
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Traditional two-story 1920s wooden house (design dates back 500 years). Right on the Kamogawa river in a preserved historic neighborhood in northern Kyoto, walking distance to the metro.
Tatami rooms + sink, dining area, modern kitchen, bath/shower. Bedroom and sunny sitting room upstairs, all tatami.
Presently our model is "entire house" while we are overseas, with a one-week minimum.
The bottom floor (only) is available to rent June, July, August. and beyond. Please inquire for details.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Hair dryer
Hangers
Shampoo
Heating

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 floor mattresses
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

18 Reviews

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Debra User Profile
Debra
November 2017
Katy's beautiful traditional house is in a beautiful location across from the river. Experiencing a tatami room with futons and a Japanese style bathroom were both reasons that drew me to Katy's listing. We were able to cook breakfast and had a lovely place to sit to enjoy it …
Marlena User Profile
Marlena
July 2016
Traditional Japanese home located next to the river. A nice escape from the city life. Quiet and simple, feels like stepping back in time. 20 min walk from nearest subway. Still a good base for getting to the diff temples. Katy was very kind and accommodating.
Nick User Profile
Nick
December 2017
I really enjoyed staying at Katy's place. It's a lovely traditional house with plenty of character - lots of wood, tatami mats and screen doors - and it's in a pleasant, quiet neighbourhood. It's 5 minutes' walk from buses to destinations including Kinkaku-ji, while Kitaoji stat…
Daniel User Profile
Daniel
November 2017
Really nice place, Katy is a great host!
Flame User Profile
Flame
November 2017
Katy is very nice. The house is a bit far from subway station. The surrounding areas are quite and nice.
Candice User Profile
Candice
November 2017
A lovely, spacious room in an interesting old house. It is located right across from the river and is peaceful, quiet, and slightly off the beaten track in the best possible way. The neighbourhood rewards exploration and your host is on site and helpful.
Katy User Profile
Response from Katy:
Thank you Candice! I love your phrase, "slightly off the beaten track in the best possible way," as it expresses how we feel about the house too.
November 2017
Talei User Profile
Talei
September 2017
Beautiful traditional home in a local Kyoto area. If you're into seeing Kyoto from a wider perspective, and see the city outside the tourist trail, this is a great deal. Bike rentals were a 5 min walk from Katy's place, cheap and easy. It's a 20 min ride into downtown, straight…
Katy User Profile
Response from Katy:
Dear Talei, Thank you so much for the kind and thoughtful review. It was great having you, and best wishes for your continued travels. Katy
September 2017

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Kyoto, JapanJoined in August 2013
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60 Reviews
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reading books, riding bikes, studying languages
Languages: English, 日本語
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