- SQM 170
Help to make your stay in Tokyo unforgettable at surely one of the best homes available for short term rental in the city.
Five stories of stunning light-filled modern accommodation located in a tranquil setting just minutes away from the bustling and popular Azabu Juban neighbourhood in the centre of the city.
The house was designed by a leading Japanese architect and has four bedrooms including a traditional Japanese tatami room, spacious open plan living-dining-kitchen and a rooftop garden.
In a tranquil setting just minutes away from the charming Azabu Juban area.
The house was designed and built in 2008. We used a leading Japanese designer / architect Baqueratta. They have created a beautiful house full of light and with a feeling of space.
It has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 9 people + baby cot in fine style. There are two bathrooms including an en-suite bathroom for the main bedroom.
The open plan living, kitchen, dining room is amazing. High ceilings with large windows allowing an abundance of light while providing total privacy. It is the perfect place to cook and relax.
There is also a roof balcony with grass and a BBQ area. Take in the local scenery while relaxing in this central Tokyo sanctuary.
Connectivity: Guests are provided with a portable wifi device to give you wifi on the move while you are in Tokyo so you can avoid usurious roaming charges. The house is also equipped with a high speed 1gbps internet connection. We also supply you with a mobile telephone to help with local calls during your stay.
Entertainment: there's a TV, however, please note that there is no local TV connection so connect through your computer via the HDMI cable provided or Chrome Cast. There is a DVD and stash of DVDs. There is also a Bluetooth speak + for higher quality music a separate sound system into which you can plug your iphone for music in the house.
Local guide: Guests will be provided with a guide to our top local recommendations so you can enjoy Tokyo like a local.
Kids: We have 3 children ourselves so have made some provisions for the younger ones with a stock of DVDs, some toys, a pack and play and a Wii sports for some family fun. There is also a Stokke style high chair.
-bath / shower products, towels, bath robes
-fridge stocked with grocery items for breakfast, snacks, basic larder
-fully equipped kitchen including Commercial Nespresso maker
-iron, board, washing machine, trouser press, clothes steamer
Maid service: we can provide daily maid service to help with the chores so that you can concentrate on enjoying your time in the city. Please ask for further details.
Honesty wine bar: wine lovers are in for a treat: we’ve stocked the wine cellar with a selection of great and great value wines from all over the world that you can drink at wholesale rates for the best value drinking in the city.
Flowers: we can also arrange flower decorations from our favourite local florists should you wish.
Please ask if you want us to provide anything else, we can handle most requests.
You'll have the entire house to yourselves.
The floor configuration is as follows (please also see house plan among the listing photos)
1F (note: 1F in Japan = ground floor): garage, entrance hall, traditional Japanese style tatami room, interior courtyard garden. For larger groups the tatami room can be configured to sleep up to 3 Japanese style on comfortable single futons laid out on the floor. The room size is approx 2.5 x 3m so a 3 guest configuration is probably best for younger guests as it is quite cosy. Our kids enjoy using this when they have friends for stayovers.
2F: 1 x twin bedroom with 2 x single beds (can be configured to a double bed upon request) + 1 x double bedroom (bed size 150 x 196), main bathroom with bath, rain shower, double basins, separate toilet.
3F: open plan sitting room / dining room / kitchen
4F: master bedroom suite with bedroom (bed size 160 x 180), walk in closet, shower room / toilet
5F: roof garden
Notes: we can also supply a pack n play style baby cot.
If you are celebrating a special occasion and would like to make your stay extra special we can organise a luxury celebration package: Nicolai Bergman flower creations, chilled bottle of champagne waiting your arrival, a range of bath products, a welcome to Tokyo goody box and fridge stocked with delicious things to eat and drink and a wine / sake seminar. Please contact us for further details and pricing.
We can also offer a concierge service to help you get around this wonderful but at times confusing city and assist with restaurant / tour bookings. Just ask in advance.
If you are planning a stay please think of it like staying at a friends' house in a foreign city, those friends being on call to look after you during your stay and make sure you're having a good time. Compared with staying in a nice hotel you'll get more space and privacy, the ability to experience life like a local including the possibility of cooking at home.
2 Bathroom, 4 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 2 Toilet
Sleeping1 Baby crib, 1 Double bed, 3 Fold-away bed, 1 King bed, 2 Single bed
OutsidePrivate Balcony (1), Private Terrace (1)
OutsideDeck chairs, Private Garden
12:00 PM (noon)
We're a husband-and-wife team, originally from Australia and now proud long-term Tokyo residents, passionate about the beautiful diversity our world has to offer. We’ve developed an incredibly deep connection with our new community, culture, and city - and we can’t wait to share it with you.
With more than 20 years of experience as proud Tokyoites, we know how to provide experiences you won’t find through any hotel or “luxury” service. We bring you true humility and raw humanity, maximizing your time here so you can take home unforgettable memories.
We’ve hosted thousands of guests to date, many of whom come back every year. Our real-life friend list never stops growing, and we can’t wait to make you a part of it!
Tracey and Ash