Welcome to Furumaya HouseNestled in the peaceful countryside, 75km northwest of Kyoto city and surrounded by hills and lush greenery, Furumaya House is a family-run farmstay that happily welcomes visitors from all around the world. We provide guests with a heartwarming, local and eco-friendly country life experience to remember during your trip to Japan.
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“Near the end of our trip we wanted a pause in the Japanese countryside. Even if there was the possibility to do plenty, we stayed peacefully at Furumaya, and enjoyed its beautiful surroundings. The place is authentic and we could discover what it is like to live in the countryside. We also met a wonderful family who took very good care of us. The food was truly beautiful and excellent: Sayaka is a great cook. We stayed mainly at the house enjoying its peace but had a tea ceremony with a nearby master of tea: that was also en encounter and an unforgettable experience. We would recommend without reserve to stay at Furumaya. We stayed there three nights but would have enjoyed it longer. Thank you Sayaka, Nicolas and Theo.” (TripAdvisor, July 2019, family from Switzerland)
- “Sayaka and Nicolas are very nice, open, interesting and interested and above all so welcoming. I have never met anything like this.Their old house is beautiful restored, the views are splendid and pacific, the meals are overwelming in looks and in taste. We will certainly love to come back, it’s the Japanese countryside at its best.” (TripAdvisor June 2019, couple from Denmark)
- “We are so glad we stayed at Furumaya and wish we had allotted more time. The countryside is a beautiful place to spend some time, especially if you’ve been traveling through the larger cities of Japan. The family has created a very welcoming and comfortable space to enjoy, and they make you feel right at home. Nicolas and Theo greeted us at the train station, and we enjoyed a cooking lesson with Sayaka in the evening. Her cooking is excellent, and much of the food you will eat is either local to the area or grown on the property. We are so thankful to Sayaka, Nicolas, and Theo for opening their homes and their hearts to us during our stay and would definitely recommend for others to stay here and take in this experience.” (TripAdvisor April 2019, couple from the U.S.)
“A wonderful home stay experience, Sayaka is great cook, probably the best Japanese food we had on our holiday, plus a delicious western breakfast. Furumaya House is nestled in the middle of rice fields, surrounded by stunning countryside and Nicolas and Sayaka are perfect hosts.” (Review on Booking,com May 2019, couple from the U.K.)
“Outstanding experience, not least to mention Sayaka-san’s culinary magic. Friendly and relaxing athmosphere in a beautiful pastoral area, very peaceful. We hope to return a third time.” (Review on Booking.com April 2019, couple from Sweden)
“A repeater here. That should say enough. But just to mention again: the food was delicious!!” (Review on Booking.com Dec 1018, group of colleagues from Kobe/Belgium)
2020 Rates (per room, tax inclusive)
March 1 – April 24 / May 10 – August 7 / August 16 – December 17
|No of guests||2||3||4|
|With breakfast and dinner||¥25,000||¥37,500||¥50,000|
High Season Price (Japanese Holiday Weeks)
April 25 – May 9 / August 8 – 15
|No of guests||2||3||4|
|With breakfast and dinner||¥26,000||¥39,000||¥52,000|
※¥3,000 off for a child（4~10 years old） ※For a child less then 4 years old, it is free of charge as long as the child shares futon with parents（meals will be provided upon request with additional charge） ※The rates include amenities, bath towel, hand towel, yukata（Japanese pajama), bike rental, and pick up and drop off service from JR Ayabe station at the time of check in and check out. ※For solo travellers, please note that the room price starts from minimum 2 guests. Please ask for a quotation if you would like to add meals.
AccessLocation Furumaya House 156 Kamigawai Miwa-cho,Fukuchiyama,Kyoto 620-1311 JAPAN Phone:+81-773-58-2236 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
■By car15 min from Fukuchiyama IC: Once you exist Fukuchiyama IC, follow Route 9 toward Kyoto City direction for about 10 min. At Ashibuchi intersection（very close to Miwaso Hotel), turn left toward Ayabe to get on Route 59. Follow the road for about 5 km. Cross a small bridge across from Kawai Elementary School and drive up the hill. Furumaya House is on your right side in the middle of the hill. 15 min from Kyotamba Mizuho IC: Once you take the exit at Kyotamba Mizuho IC, follow route 173 toward Ayabe for about 10 min. After passing by Obara Shrine on your right, follow the road for another few min and then take route 59 toward the left. Drive two kilometers and cross a small bridge across from Kawai Elementary School, and drive up hill on the left. Furumaya House is on the right hand side in the middle of hill.
■By train/busFrom JR Kyoto station: Take JR Sagano line and get off at JR Ayabe station（express train runs every hour and takes approx. one hour; local train takes about 90-120 min). From the south side of Ayabe station, take a local bus that runs three times in the afternoon（13:46, 17:00, 17:42). Get off at “Gakko-shita” stop (it takes 23 min and 200 yen/person) and cross the small bridge nearby. Walk up hill for 1 min and you will find Furumaya on your right. ※If your train schedule does not match the bus schedule, complimentary pick up service can be provided upon request between 14:30 until 19:45. From JR Osaka station:Take JR Fukuchiyama line（either by local or express), change trains at Fukuchiyama station to get to JR Ayabe station. From the south side of the station, take a local bus that runs three times in the afternoon（13:46, 17:00, 17:42). Get off at “Gakko-shita” stop (it takes 23 min and 200 yen/person) and across a small bridge nearby. Walk up uphill for 1 min and you will find Furumaya on your right. ※If your train schedule does not match the bus schedule, free pick up service can be provided upon request between 14:30 until 19:45. From JR Sannomiya station: Take a direct bus（by Kyoto Kotsu,0773-76-8800）to JR Fukuchiyama station（1.5 hours, 1600 yen/one way). At JR Fukuchiyama station, take JR line to Ayabe station.（7-12minutes）From the south side of the station, take a local bus that runs three times in the afternoon（13:46, 17:00, 17:42). Get off at “Gakko-shita” stop (it takes 23 min and 200 yen/person) and cross the small bridge nearby. Walk up hill for 1 min and you will find Furumaya on your right. ※If your train schedule does not match the bus schedule, complimentary pick up service can be provided upon request between 14:30 until 19:45.