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Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Tucked high above the East Village and bordered by the national forest that makes up part of the Niseko United ski resort area, Annabel is premium Niseko luxury accommodation.

Annabel is a spacious 6-bedroom holiday chalet surrounded with stunning views of Mount Yotei, boasting the perfect proximity to restaurants and the ski hill, yet retaining her privacy in the quiet East Village.

Across 3 levels of luxury, the chalet packs in creature comforts such as a sauna and a Japanese wooden ofuro bath.

The family house also features a kid-friendly games room with football and pool tables, topped off with state-of-the-art AV gear to keep everyone entertained.

Expansive windows in the lofty main lounge open to stunning views of Mount Yotei and Hirafu ski area, allowing sunlight to stream in and flood the chalet with warmth and light.

The house comes with a total of 6 bedrooms with 5 bathrooms plus two extra toilets.

The master bedroom has a Japanese-style bathtub, which would come in handy for resting sore legs after an exhilarating day out on the slopes.

Ample lounge and entertainment areas make this luxury home is perfect for large groups or families.

Children and adults alike will be more than impressed with the media and games room complete with football and pool tables.

The open-plan living and dining room comes with cable TV, radio and DVD player for comprehensive home entertainment. There is an outdoor fireplace in the garden.

The contemporary kitchen comes fully equipped for professional cooking, featuring four hotplates, an over and grill to accommodate various culinary pursuits.

LOCATION
East Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan
BEDROOMS
6 king bedrooms in total, all with king beds that can be set up as 2 double beds
CAPACITY
12 guests included in your booking
2 additional guests can be accommodated
BATHROOMS
5 bathrooms
Traditional Japanese bath and private sauna in the master’s
2 additional toilets
Private sauna
LIVING
Open plan lounge with entertainment area
Open plan dining room
Flat panel TV, DVD
Professionally equipped kitchen
Gas fireplace
Vaulted ceilings
State-of-the-art entertainment system
TRANSPORT
Complimentary use of a rental 4WD van is included in your booking from 14 December 2019 to 15 March 2020
Both a valid international driving license issued by a signatory to the 1949 Geneva Convention and a valid driving license from your home country is required
CHILDREN
Foosball table
Children’s playroom
A baby cot, high chair, and baby gate are available on request
PROPERTY AREA
456 sqm

Bedroom 1 & 2 – 18 sqm
These bedrooms can be arranged as 1 king double bed or 2 singles, and share the floor with a shared bathroom and sauna, and the dedicated media and playroom.
Bedroom 3 – 19 sqm
The third bedroom is near the entrance. 1 king double bed can be split to make 2 singles and the ensuite bathroom features a shower.
Bedroom 4 & 5 – 18 sqm
These bedrooms are above the living space, enjoying village views, each features 1 king double bed that can be split into 2 single beds. The ensuite bathrooms come with a bath and shower.
Bedroom 6 – Master – 25 sqm
The master is the grandest, with a king double bed can be split to make 2 single beds. There is storage space in the room and the ensuite bathroom features a wooden Japanese style tub.
Annabel’s east Hirafu village location on the outskirt is conveniently close to the ski slopes and restaurants, yet nestled into a quiet enclave.
The house enjoys a secluded, sunny spot on the slope, facing the main road, offering an excellent nest from which to enjoy world-class skiing in Niseko.
The house is within easy reach of the two convenience stores and the village’s many restaurants and bars
The ski slopes are easily reachable and the complimentary rental car can be parked in the house’s private garage.
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
Different rates for using
  • 6 bedrooms

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

$1,250 $1,188/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.
Catering service
A private chef may be booked in advance for a unique in-house dining experience, or a hamper can be ordered for delivery.
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.
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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