Posts Tagged “Traditional Japanese House”

Town to buy 300-yr old house for 38 million Yen

Town to buy 300-yr old house for 38 million Yen

Matsuzaki Town in Shizuoka’s Izu Peninsula will be purchasing the 300-year old former Yoda Residence for 38.4 million Yen (approx. 337,000 USD). The town’s budget for acquisition and preservation of the property is expected to total 48.7 million Yen, which includes 10 million Yen to acquire the rights to a hot spring source. The property…

Hayama Shimoyamaguchi Villa

Hayama Shimoyamaguchi Villa

Land with existing structure (house), 5,101.23 sqm Hayama, Kanagawa 300,000,000 Yen  ABOUT This is large, traditional Japanese-style home located in an elevated mountain-side position with over an acre of freehold land and forest. It is just 600 meters from the sandy beach in the historic oceanside town of Hayama. The age of the house is unknown, although…

Historic Japanese villa in NY looking for new home in Japan

Historic Japanese villa in NY looking for new home in Japan

The current owner of a historic traditional Japanese house in upstate New York wants to relocate the home to Japan and is seeking a new owner. The ’Pine and Maple Palace’ was initially exhibited at the St. Louis World Fair in 1904. It was modelled in a style of architecture dating from the Momoyama period (late…

Former residence of Mitsubishi zaibatsu leader donated to Chiba

Former residence of Mitsubishi zaibatsu leader donated to Chiba

The former residence of Mitsubishi’s third leader, Hisaya Iwasaki, in Tomisato City, Chiba, has been donated by Mitsubishi Jisho to the city. The city has plans to turn the villa and its surrounding land into a public park.

Rent a house in a UNESCO World Heritage area for just 10,000 Yen/month

Rent a house in a UNESCO World Heritage area for just 10,000 Yen/month

A 88-year old house in Gokayama has been listed for rent at just 10,000 Yen/month (127 USD) in a bid by Nanto City to entice families to the area.

Traditional Japanese Shophouse in Tokyo for Sale

Traditional Japanese Shophouse in Tokyo for Sale

Price: 65,800,000 JPY No longer on the market This 2-storey shophouse in Koenji, Tokyo, was built over 75 years ago by a “Miya-daiku” master carpenter (Miya-daiku are specialist craftsmen who design shrines and temples).

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