This former artist's atelier features a high-ceiling second floor living are with large picture windows and two comfortable rocking chairs.
Downstairs, an enormous cedar bathtub looks out over a private garden enclosing a small household shrine. With spacious living areas, this house is ideal for entertaining guests or relaxing over a book.
The Sanbonishinotoin-cho machiya has its own tea ceremony room on the first floor, and a private back garden. Radiant in-floor heating is installed throughout the house. The street frontage of the property is occupied by Koyama-en, one of Kyoto's finest tea shops, serving green tea and traditional sweets.
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The Galeries 500 George St
Sydney NSW 2000