Valley House and Riverside House, located 4 minutes from the Annupuri ski slopes, are a pair of brand new homes sitting on generous plots of freehold land, off the main road connecting Niseko’s ski resorts. These retreats marry Japanese design aesthetics of simplicity and functionality with Western luxuries of comfort and space for family fun, ensuring a high level of flexibility to grow with the family as usage needs evolve.
These expansive single story houses feature soaring 7-meter high ceilings, 2 bedrooms (one with a loft space perfect for accommodating more people), a multi-functional tatami room, and an attic room that can be used either as additional sleeping space or as a children's play area, plus 2 bathrooms. The open kitchen features a large communal dining table that is a natural gathering point for family and friends. The generous outdoor deck with sunken fire pit (to be completed in summer 2022) extends the house into the trees and nature, ideal for camping on breezy summer nights or gathering for roasting s’mores on chilly evenings.
Inside the each house, inspired design meets classic taste with bright, modern pieces that reflect the calming natural landscape surrounding the homes. Interiors feel light with tones of white, gold and rich wood accents, inviting residents to share the space with the ones they love most. Gather in the spacious living room and watch a movie, or look outside and watch for local wildlife like woodpeckers, squirrels and shima enaga birds. The kitchen features a large island which doubles as the main dining space, which is ideal for sharing delicious meals made with quality local Hokkaido ingredients.
Situated just off the main road that connects the Niseko resorts, these homes are conveniently located, yet feel private and secluded. Main living areas face the expansive nature reserves to the south (Valley) and the west (Riverside), allowing the beauty of the Hokkaido wilderness to flow into the homes. In winter, marvel at the tranquil, snow-covered landscape and in summer, watch that landscape come to life with lush foliage, the sound of evening crickets and a starry skies.
If you are looking to own a haven in Niseko to unwind and retreat, these houses are perfect house for you. These properties are being sold at an affordable price for the right client, with enough land to build more as you wish. For more information on each individual home, be sure to check the Listings tab.
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Valley House and Riverside House are located in the Annupuri area of Niseko Town, postcode 048-1522.
Known for its family-friendly ski resort and key access to some of the world's best powder snow, the Annupuri area is one of few in Niseko that holds the classic Japanese charm. Surrounded by family-owned pensions, unassuming restaurants (that also just happen to be Michelin-recognised), and relaxing onsens, this area is the perfect mix of a relaxed, easygoing community and access to all the fun modern Niseko has to offer.
The houses are situated just off the main road that connects Niseko's 4 resorts, Route 66. Despite its convenient access to facilities, the houses are surrounded by lush nature, with white birch forest immersing the residents in the distinct calm and beauty of Hokkaido. Valley House's main area windows are south-facing, ensuring optimal sun exposure throughout the day, while Riverside faces west, with gorgeous views of the Niseko-Annupuri mountain range and Konbu-dake and warm afternoon lighting.
These homes are located so that residents can access the best of the Niseko resort area, including world-class restaurants like Rakuichi (1 min drive), Niseko Loft Club (3 min drive), and Milk Kobo (6 min drive). Various onsens are also located nearby, including Yugokorotei (2 min drive), Ikoino Yuyado Iroha (4 min drive), and Moku no Sho (4 min drive). The ski lifts at Annupuri Resort are a short 4-minute drive away, or you can conveniently access the Niseko United shuttle bus at the stop ~7 min away on foot. For a taste of the iconic Niseko nightlife, visit Hirafu village via car (12 min) or bus (30 min).
Ski resorts and residential/business districts are accessible with a short drive:
Niseko has an abundance of activities to enjoy throughout the seasons.
In the winter, enjoy the famous JAPOW on the slopes from the first run at 8:30 am until 7pm (during Night Ski operation). Not much of a skier or snowboarder, no worries! Enjoy the numerous natural hot springs that surround the Annupuri area. Different hot springs have a particular mineral concentration that focuses on beauty, stress release, and helping with muscle aches.
During the green season, there is truly something for everyone with delicious local produce, fresh seafood, pork and beef at the top of the menu. The range of activities includes 4 golf courses within a 20 minute drive, white water rafting, hiking, biking, fly fishing, tennis, kid's camp, yoga, cooking classes, and so much more!
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