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Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Located ski-in distance from the Grand Hirafu lifts, this tri-level property has it all, space, location, and comfort.

Byakko is a cozy alpine chalet luxuriously finished with 4 ensuite bedrooms for 8 guests, boasting unimpeded views of Mt Youtei and the Hirafu Ski Area.

The lounge has a gas burning fireplace with stone surround, suede leather oversize sofa, and TV. Again this area is decorated with unique artworks from the traditional Ainu culture of Hokkaido.

The kitchen features a stone top island bench with full sink, dishwasher below and seating for 4. The opposing bench-top includes a gas cook-top, full-size oven, microwave, and overhead cabinets. The dining area adjoins the balcony and has seating for 8 around a glass top dining table under independently controlled lighting.

This property is Niseko at its best and a guarantee that your holiday will be remembered long after the snow has melted.

LOCATION
East Hirafu Village, Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan
BEDROOMS
4 king bedrooms that can be set up with 2 double beds in total
CAPACITY
8 guests included in your booking
2 additional guests can be accommodated
BATHROOMS
4 bathrooms
2 additional toilets
LIVING
Open plan lounge with entertainment area
Media room with flat-screen TV and DVD player
Fully equipped western kitchen
Open plan dining room
Secure ski storage/drying room
Full laundry facilities
Library of books, DVDs and CDs
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
A baby cot, high chair, and baby gate are available on request
PROPERTY AREA
252 sqm

Bedroom 1 & 2 – 18 sqm
Each sleeps two guests in either 1 King double or 2 Single beds. Both bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom with shower, with additional storage space in the hall between the rooms. These rooms share the floor with a media room and entrance with ski storage.
Bedroom 3 & 4 – 22 sqm
Located on the third level, this rooms takes advantage of the views with windows on two sides of the building. With a walk-in wardrobe providing extra storage, it sleeps two in either 1 King Double or 2 Single beds.
The stantalone house enjoys a convenient location in the Hirafu village, with free shuttle buses running frequent at the doorstep whisking guests to ski lifts and a comprehensive range of village amenities including fine dining restos, entertainment, ski schools, just to name a few.
The nearest shuttle bus stop is just a short 3-minute walk from the chalet.
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
Different rates for using
  • 4 bedrooms

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

$625 $594/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.
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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