Modern House near Kamo River 6 ppl TARA

Modern House near Kamo River 6 ppl TARA

Kyoto, Kyōto Fu, Japan




  • House
  • Entire Home
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathroom


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TARA house – feel at home in KYOTO
If you are looking for a cosy, comfortable and convenient place to stay in Kyoto, Tara House is perfect. Staying in a Kyoto house is the best way to experience the city.
The House is located in a peaceful neighbourhood near Kyoto’s famous Kamo river. It is centrally located within the city and close to attractions like museums, temples and shrines. Amenities, restaurants and convenience stores are close by.
The house has been renovated, end 2014, with modern comforts. It retains the feel of an old Japanese-styled home with a screened doorway entrance, old timber rafters and a tatami room. It is updated with all the electrical trimmings and extras, like heated flooring in the living area, and full air conditioning. To make sure you stay internet connected while you enjoy the city, mobile wifi is also available!
This is a 2-Storey dwelling with 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6 comfortably. The living and dining areas merge into quite a spacious ground floor by Japanese standards. Kitchen is fully equipped with all you need for light cooking, including a toaster, kettle, microwave oven and refrigerator. You also have the ease of a clothes washing machine and dryer.
Getting around is very convenient. You only need to walk about 4 mins to Tofukuji Station, then take the train to get anywhere, like Kyoto station and all the city’s attractions. Also within walking distance are Tofukuji Temple, Sanjusangendo, convenience stores and other amenities, including supermarkets, restaurants, traditional dessert shops, bakeries, launderette, Hospital (English speaking doctors available) and some really old and colourful shops that sell toys and things from the past. A neighbour even runs a café just 2 doors away!
Come and live a moment in Kyoto as you holiday here. Soak up the unique blend of tradition and modernity by walking the inner streets of this wonderful city.
Call us to make your booking now!


  • TV
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Buzzer/Wireless Intercom
  • Family/Kid Friendly


Cleaning Fee USD 100 (per stay)
Additional Guests USD 47 (after 4 guests)
Security Deposit USD 461
This amount will be collected by your Host upon check in and returned upon checkout to protect against damages or missing items. Learn more
Cancellation Strict
50% refund 7 days before check-in (except for travelmob service fee)


House Rules

No smoking

Other Details

Check In 3:00 PM
Check Out 10:00 AM
Size 80 m2
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Maximum Stay 90 nights

Reviews (18)

Overall Rating
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  • Value
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  • Location
  • Host
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Nov 2018

This was an excellent house for our first visit to Kyoto. It is clean, comfortable and beautifully presented with all the necessary facilities. The area is quiet and about 20 minutes walk from the main station in Kyoto, and 5 minutes from Tofukuji station. There are several nice restaurants near Tofukuji and a beautiful shrine with lovely gardens 10 minutes walk away. Many thanks to Nishimura San for making such a pleasant house available for us.


Jul 2018

Our family of 5 had an excellent stay at Tara house. It is very well located and provides rapid access to many sights in and around Kyoto. It is extremely close to Tofukuji station and the Tofukuji shrine and also the very well worth visiting Inari temple with thousands of arches and a great hike. If you like running or biking it is also right next to the trail on the Kamo river. You can get trains form Tofukuji station or it is a 15minute walk to Kyoto station and all of the trains and buses that stop there.
The house is well equipped for basic cooking and there are several small supermarkets near by with some larger ones just up the road past the hospital.
The accommodation is compact but not cramped. It is clean and very well maintained. The owner- Kazuya- was very easy to contact and helpful with what to do and see, and any questions we had. He also sent us some items that we had forgotten.
All in all an excellent stay and we would definitely stay here again.

Host Response

Dear Kenneth and Mia
Thank you so much for coming our house.
It was pleasure to host you.
They are very honest and polite people.
I recommend them strongly.
Thank you again.


Apr 2018

We really enjoyed our recent stay at Tara House. The email directions from the train station were easy to follow and the gracious host met us at the property to orient us to the place. We used the washer/dryer, refrigerator, microwave and cooktop. We appreciated the heated flooring, nearby amazing burger restaurant and 5-10 minute walk to the train station and Family Mart. It was on a quiet residential street and there was a grocery store within walking distance. I made a mistake and thought we had booked the place one more night and the host was let us stay one night at the house right next door. We were very thankful for his help and compassion! We would highly recommend a stay at Tara House.


Jan 2017

Cannot say enough lovely things about this house! Great quiet location, yet only a few minutes walk to the station and then one stop into the heart of Kyoto or three stops to Gion. Very handy. If you're a jogger, the river path runs right at the end of the street. Had no trouble finding it from the excellent directions given. Supermarket close by. House itself was spacious and clean. Bedding clean. Kitchen huge with everything you need. Bedrooms upstairs which was great for our four kids. Rooms all warm. Bathroom spotless. Excess towels. Would recommend this house in a heartbeat! Great instructions left and we felt very welcomed.


Oct 2016

The Tara house was awesome! It's less than 2 years old and is a spacious property in Japanese standards. There are two bedrooms with Western beds that are very comfortable and a traditional tatami room if you want to go the futon route. The owner is easily accessible if you need him. It is a located a short walk from the station and a convenience store. There aren't a ton of places to eat right around there and some information on that would be helpful. Such a great stay!!


Oct 2016

We are a family of 5, so our biggest challenge was finding a centrally located place to stay in Kyoto that could accommodate us all comfortably. Our host, Kazuya's apartment ticked all the boxes in what we were seeking. It isn't a very large apartment, but it was spacious enough with the soda bed downstairs and the very modern and intelligently designed kitchen and bathroom which made it very comfortable. We were close to the station which was 1 stop away from the central station, so getting to all the sights was easy.


Aug 2016

Great house just right for our family of 6. Great location easy to access subway and all attractions. Very clean and comfortable. Highly recommend it to others. Neat neighborhood and great access to bike along the river.


Jul 2016

Very comfortable house, is worth the experience.
5 minutes walk away from the station, bus station, 7 minutes, near the bus station to Kyoto station, there are three supermarkets (opposite), for those who would like to do is very convenient.
Kyoto convenience of using public transportation, powder, 500 yen with your sit to cool, major attractions have to.
Landlord was a warm-hearted man, responsive, and have any questions to ask him. The stay of 3 days thanks to the landlord.
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Apr 2016

Very new and clean house. Just nice for 6 people. Very good location. Easy access to train station and eateries. Near attractions too.

Host Response

Thank you for coming and keeping this house so cleanly.
If you had a chance, please come again.
Maybe in Autumn.
It is also so beautiful season.
Thank you again.


Mar 2016

The place was excellent for a family, quiet, clean and 5 minute wake to train station. Two supermarkets in the nearby made shopping very easy. Very helpful host, everything we needed was provided. Greeting and thank you!