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Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Minutes away from some of the finest skiing in the world, Miyabi and Tsubaki are identical sistern chalets in the lower part of Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan.

The modern, zen-inspired residences strike a perfect balance between the tranquility of traditional Japanese living and contemporary luxury.

Enjoying uninterrupted stunning views of Mt. Yotei and Hirafu ski area, the chalet welcomes guests with a lofty atrium, which ideally provides ample natural light to complements a beautiful decorative Japanese rock garden.

Cathedral ceilings take the cozy décor, which features an extensive use of timber, to new heights while highlighting authentic Japanese architecture in style.

The spacious house comfortably sleeps six in three en suite king bedrooms, two of which can be configured as twin doubles.

The master en suite bathroom comes with a Hinoki timber Japanese bath, keeping some heavenly home spa goodness easily accessible.

The dedicated kids’ room has four bunk beds and features its own entertainment system to keep the younger ones busy. The house can sleep up to 10 in 4 bedrooms, and up to 12 by adding futon mattresses.

The wood-clad stairwell leads to the generous open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.

The contemporary-style kitchen comes with a chic breakfast bar and is amply supplied with modern appliances and utensils. The living lounge has a satellite TV system and DVD player enhanced by surround-sound gear.

There is also a fire place that naturally adds warmth and an emotional ambiance to the room.

LOCATION
Lower Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan
BEDROOM
4 ensuite bedrooms:
1 queen suite
2 split king suites
1 bunks room
CAPACITY
10 guests
BATHROOMS
4 bathrooms
Traditional Japanese hinoki bath tub and oversized rain showerheads
KITCHEN
Professionally equipped
LIVING
Open plan lounge with fireplace
Open plan dining room plus breakfast bar
Plasma TV, DVD, PS3
TRANSPORT
FREE use of rental 4WD van on select winter dates. Both a valid international driving license issued by a signatory to the 1949 Geneva Convention, and a valid driving license from your home country are required.
PROPERTY AREA
254sqm

Bedroom 1 – 20 sqm
The first bedroom features 1 king double or 2 single beds, with a bathroom with toilet and rain shower. A good spot parents or caretakers, the children’s bedroom is next door.
Bedroom 2 – Kids’ room – 30 sqm
The children’s bedroom has 2 bunk beds sleeping up to 2 guests. It also features a sofa suite and entertainment setup. The ensuite is a bathroom with rain shower and bathtub, plus a walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 – 20 sqm
The third bedroom has 1 queen bed to sleep up to 2 guests, ample storage and of Hirafu. A rain shower and hinoki wood bathtub and separate toilet make up the ensuite bathroom.
Bedroom 4 – 20 sqm
The fourth bedroom has 1 king double or 2 single beds can be arranged to sleep up to 2 people here. It enjoy Yotei views and an ensuite bathroom with rain shower and toilet.
The four-bedroom residence sits in a quiet spot in Main Hirafu village on the free shuttle bus service route, conveniently connected to the neighborhood while ensuring ultimate privacy.
5 minutes on the shuttle bus takes you to Hirafu ski area. Ski lifts are a 16-minute walk away. Restaurants and bars are also reachable in five minutes and a convenience store 12.
Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

A world-class ski destination, Niseko receives 14m of snow per season on average. Offering 38 lifts, 4 developed, inter-linked resorts, 47km of groomed slopes, 1000m of vertical, and the longest run stretching 5600m, Niseko is the largest of Hokkaido’s ski areas, and overall the most well-rounded winter resort on the island.
There is a good mix of groomed runs for all levels, from first-timers through expert powder hounds. There is also a terrain park with half-pipes, table tops, round quarters and rails etc… a variety of terrain to suit boarders of different abilities.
That being said, novices going down the slope for the first time may want to avoid the crowds in peak powder season and consider some of the quieter times (spring).
Features
  • CAR RENTAL INCLUDED
  • JAPANESE BATH/ONSEN
  • KIDS' BEDROOM
  • NEAR CITY CENTER
Different rates for using
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 bedrooms

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

$730 $694/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.

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In-house ski rental fitting and shopping service
Save a trip to the ski shop and enjoy a custom fitting session in the comfort of your accommodation!
Send us your measurements in advance and a select range of gear, plus accessories such as gloves, goggles and masks will be brought to your home to try on.
Just leave the equipment at home after your stay – we will return it for you.
Driving in Japan
It is not possible to drive in Japan with just your driving licence issued in your home country. Japan only recognises International Driving Permits based on the 1949 Geneva Convention. Before arriving in Japan you must obtain your International Driving Permit from the national Automobile Association in the country which issued your licence. If you are unsure if you hold the correct license, please contact your authority for further information.
MINIMUM STAY
Winter: 3 – 5 nights
Chinese New Year: 5 – 7 nights
Christmas & New Year: 7 – 10 nights
Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
  • The best rates, guaranteed
TRAVEL CONCIERGE
Planning your holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the chalet of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
We make arrangements for these pre-arrival logistics for you:
Airport transfer
The drive is between 2–3 hours from New Chitose Airport to Niseko.
Your driver will meet you at the airport arrival gate and then drive you the 2.5 – 3 hours to Hirafu and drop you at the door of your accommodation. You will be greeted and checked in by a dedicated staff, who be on stand by to provide handy tourist information about the Hirafu ski resort and your chalet. Rates vary depending on group number and vehicle used. Get in touch for details.
– Limousine service
If you are looking for a luxury way of traveling, you can also choose a limousine service. The 6-7 seater vehicle can be likened to a private jet, with luxurious white leather reclining armchairs, full cabin attendance and complimentary refreshments. The passenger area is fully equipped with a toilet, refrigerator, television, CD and DVD.
Dining
Private catered meals in the privacy of the chalet can be arranged, with the choice of:
Japanese/international breakfasts
Japanese dinners featuring sushi and sukiyaki
International dinners
Grocery, sushi and nabe set delivery services available.
We recommend qualified chefs from Niseko Gourmet.
Ski equipment rental
You should definitely book your rentals in advance to ensure your ideal rental equipment is available. Peak season is extremely busy and rentals can sell out quickly.
We recommend ski and snowboard packages from GoSnow, Rhythme Snow Sports and Niseko Base Snowsports, both with rental outlet located conveniently approximate to lifts.
Ski Lessons
We highly recommend booking your lessons before the trip – Lessons book out months in advance for peak season, and even during the quieter periods you should pre-book so that the lesson can fit in smoothly to your holiday schedule.
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