Nichinichi Townhouse

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$250 per night

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Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday home that combines traditional Japanese environments with modern aesthetics.

The townhouse sits adjacent to the Nichinichi Art Gallery, a showcase of fine crafts and Japanese culture managed by Elmar, the gallery's owner. It is the ideal holiday home for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the local customs and unique elegance of Kyoto.

Modern home with Outdoor, Wood Fences, Wall, Trees, Front Yard, and Vertical Fences, Wall. A private entry allows guests to rest and explore as they please. Photo 2 of Nichinichi TownhouseView Photos

A private entry allows guests to rest and explore as they please.

Modern home with Outdoor, Garden, Trees, Gardens, Grass, Boulders, Wood Fences, Wall, Vertical Fences, Wall, and Concrete Fences, Wall. A lounge space looks onto a calming moss garden and provides the perfect zen setting to relax with a cup of tea. Photo 3 of Nichinichi TownhouseView Photos

A lounge space looks onto a calming moss garden and provides the perfect zen setting to relax with a cup of tea.

Modern home with Outdoor, Garden, Walkways, and Hardscapes. Fukoka-based firm CASE-REAL executed a renovation of the century-old residence in 2015, creating functional zones that would serve their clients' lifestyles and accommodate guests: a tea room, gallery space, office, and guest room. The modern aesthetics of the townhouse are surrounded by the thick, clay walls of a traditional Japanese warehouse, a rarity in historic memory in the neighborhood.  The thoughtfully detailed interior make for quiet, comfortable spaces that evoke a calming energy and look out at seasonal environments.   Photo 4 of Nichinichi TownhouseView Photos

Fukoka-based firm CASE-REAL executed a renovation of the century-old residence in 2015, creating functional zones that would serve their clients' lifestyles and accommodate guests: a tea room, gallery space, office, and guest room. The modern aesthetics of the townhouse are surrounded by the thick, clay walls of a traditional Japanese warehouse, a rarity in historic memory in the neighborhood. The thoughtfully detailed interior make for quiet, comfortable spaces that evoke a calming energy and look out at seasonal environments.

Modern home with Office, Lamps, Chair, Desk, and Light Hardwood Floor. Clean lines and sophisticated colors with reds, purples, and browns fill the interior.  An office space with a desk and couch is provided on the first floor. Photo 6 of Nichinichi TownhouseView Photos

Clean lines and sophisticated colors with reds, purples, and browns fill the interior. An office space with a desk and couch is provided on the first floor.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, and Carpet Floor. The second floor bedroom is surrounded by clay walls.  A tatami and futon provide sleeping quarters for two people; a mattress is available, too. Photo 9 of Nichinichi TownhouseView Photos

The second floor bedroom is surrounded by clay walls. A tatami and futon provide sleeping quarters for two people; a mattress is available, too.

Credits

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Architect
  • CASE-REAL
Photographer
  • Takumi Ota

Overview

Bedrooms
  • 1
  • Full Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Traditional
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