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Artist's atelier in the Mountain

Artist's atelier in the Mountain

3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean5 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The space


I will be a host of you.
We have a house and Atelier in my ground.
The atelier which you stay is near by mountain and beautiful river.

My husband is an artist. He used to use the atelier and he doesn't use the atelier nowadays because he go outside to make his art works.
So I decided that I start to air bnb to introduce our beautiful town.Our house is next to the atelier.

I and my husband have stayed with my 2sons who are 37 and 39 years old.They are freelance.

I was a flight attendant and had stayed in Paris long time ago with my hudsband.
So I love to talk with person who have stayed another country.

-----ABOUT THE HOUSE------- 
The renta house is an atelier.
My hudsband designed it by himself.
The house is made of Japanese wood, So it is very dinamic and beautiful.
A bathtub is also made of Japanese wood it seems like a hot spring.


from 3 nights to 14 nights. 

---CHECK IN and OUT---
Check in : 15:00
Check out : 10:00

There is a kitchen in the atrier house.
So please use it and cook by yourself.

-----ABOUT THE AREA-------

About our city: 

Nara has old history in Japan.
We had a capital in Nara period.
This is why we have an old and huge shrine in our town.

You can climb the mountain and swim in the river.
We don't have modern store etc but we have many beautiful flowers and trees and grasses.
Please relax in the mountain.
There are two hot springs that is made of stones and woods and it has outdoor hot springs near by our an atelier. It takes 7-8km.

In Spring, You will wake up with morning birds songs and sounds of river.
Cherry blossoms and many sort of flowers and grasses bloom.
Yoshino cherry blossoms is the most famous cherry blossom in Japan.
You can pick native grasses and mountain vegetables by hand and cook them.
Your mouth also can feel Japanese Spring.

In Summer, You can see firefly and stag beetle and beautiful stars. 
You can swim in the beautiful river which is front of our house and fishing and eat them.
A lot of small Hydrangeas bloom in the mountain. 
It seems like a Hydrangeas mountain.
That season, we do not need an air conditioner.

In Fall, You can see red leaves of mountain from balcony. 
Morning sun and sunset light the red leaves.
That is very beautiful.

You can come by rent car or train.

Kintetsu line "HAIBARA" station is a nearest station.

FROM KYOTO:about one and half hours by train.

FROM NARA STATION: about one hour by train.

FROM OSAKA STATION:about one hour by train.

FROM KANSAI AIR PORT:about one and half by train.

※It takes 30 minutes by car from HAIBARA station to our house.
So if you need, I would pick you up at Haibara station by car.(Extra 2000yen)

Or six buses are available in a day from Haibara station to our town (only from Monday to Friday).
And I will pick you up at the nearest bus station in our town by car.(Free)

・We have 1 tatami room(bed room), kitchen, huge atelier, one toilet and bath room.  
・Bed type is Japanese futon.
・One toilets - very clean toilet. 
・One Shower room with a bath -It is made of Japanese cypress. The smell is very good.
・Big kitchen with all you need, refrigerator,cooking stove, toaster oven and dishes with seasoning etc. 
・There is a wifi outside of the house because we use it in my (website hidden) you can catch it.
・We prepare for towel and shampoo and soap etc.


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Hot tub

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check out by 11AM


49 Reviews

Kim Ling User Profile
Kim Ling
April 2017
We decided to have an airBnB stay in the mountains while praying to be able to see the Cherry Blossoms in Mount Yoshino. As the accommodations in Mount Yoshino was fully booked out, I started searching for alternatives and found Kuniko's atelier home in Higashi Yoshino which is…
Mac User Profile
May 2018
Being immersed into white sound of the flowing gawa, it becomes silent as it enters my subconsciousness. Gazing into Kazuo's creation above my futon, it surrounds my being as I fall into sleep. Ichi-go ichi-e. Arigato gozaimasu
Marijn User Profile
May 2018
Visiting Japan wouldn't have been the same without visiting Kumiko, her beautiful home and sweet family. I can only say that I will always remember staying in this artist villa in the woods, surrounded by trees and accompanied by the friendly murmur of the river weaving through t…
Jen User Profile
May 2018
This a wonderful place to stay. Idyllic location with fabulous hosts.
Keeley User Profile
April 2018
This home is a dream!!! The location is unbelievable, the house is amazing, Kuniko and Kazu are the most wonderfully kind and warm people! We could not have been more pleased with everything! Kuniko came to get us from the train station and took us back. The mountains and the riv…
Annalisa User Profile
April 2018
Koniko, her family and her home are all beautiful. The house is surrounded by forest and there is a cold clear river in front of the house. It is totally peaceful except the sound of the rushing water. The house is very clean and Koniko has thought of many little touches that mak…
Aya User Profile
April 2018
Amazing place to enjoy nature, art and local food. We really appreciated Kuniko's great hospitality and insightful tips to enjoy the stay. We would love to come back again!

Hosted by Kuniko

Higashiyoshino, JapanJoined in April 2014
Kuniko User Profile
50 Reviews
Hello. I'm Kuniko. I have lived in Higashiyoshino for more than 10 years, previously in other parts of Japan. Many years ago, I got married and give birth to my son in France. After coming back to Japan, I and my husband established design planning company in Osaka. We …
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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