Maruyama Village "AKARI" Historic villa

Maruyama Village "AKARI" Historic villa

Sasayama Shi, Hyōgo Ken, Japan



  • House
  • Entire Home
  • 5 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms


This house is located in the village, and the entire property is available during your stay.
This Japanese traditional house is 150 years old and has been renovated.
You can enjoy a slow and relaxing time with your beloved ones such as your family or group.

The building was made of wood and soil from the area.
Paddy fields and woodlands, sky and birds, soil and vegetables, the wind across the valley, the smile of the villagers, and the fabulous breakfast...
please spend your seemingly eternal time as one of the villagers.

We propose that you stay in this new accomodation on the outskirts of Japan!
This is an old house but inside the building is renovated and gives you combined atmosphere of newness and nostalgia.
There is a large Japanese-style drawing room and firewood stove in the house.
It is very attractive to enjoy and experience country life at night.
A kitchen is available for self cooking in the room,so you can bring your favorite foods or drinks and you can enjoy your free time as well.

Japanese Satoyama (outskirt of country) style breakfast
If you make a reservation, freshly prepared breakfast will be provided to your room.
Meals will use local ingredients and are cooked by the villagers.

* Please cook your own dinner using the simple kitchen inside the property or go out to eat at a restaurant nearby in the city.
Free pickup service is available if you want to go to a neighborhood restaurant. (It is about 5 km distance.)

[Check-In Process]
When you get to the site, please come to the reception or front house.
We will give you a map of the village.
Staff will usher you to the accommodation you stay. (about 1min walk)
Inside the accommodation, we will perform the Check-In process. (Staff will explain to you about each rooms and the facilities.)
Please lock the door when you go out. (Please take your responsibility.)
Please return the key to the reception at the Check-Out time.
(Upon request, checking out is available at your room.)

Newly built bathroom and toilet are available in the house.

[For Train User]
- Get off at Sasayamaguchi station, JR Fukuchiyama Line
(Approximately 65 min from Osaka station by Tanbaji Rapid train)
- 20 min by taxi (from Sasayamacguhi station, please go to the northeast direction about 9km)

[For Car User]
8km to the northeast direction from "Tan-nan Sasayamaguchi IC" on Maizuru Wakasa expressway, (about 15 min)
* Please come up north along the small valley at the west side of Sasayamaguchi Homei high school. Please continue on until you find us.


- House name: "Akari" (light), Sakoda house

It is located on a hill so the view is excellent.
Embraced with hushed air, take a deep breath, calm down your mind, and sharpen your senses.
This is a place where you can come back to yourself.
There is a firewood stove and you can spend your time indulging in reading your favorite book,
meditating to cut off all of the information, or facing to a loved one and so on.
Please enjoy your stay while deepening your mind.

[Non smoking] (150 square meters)
Renewed in October 2009
Three Japanese-style rooms and three Western-style rooms
Island Kitchen
Firewood stove
One bathroom (newly built)
Toilet are available at two locations (new)
Bed Size: Width 100cm × length 200cm × height 40cm (for 5 beds)
Outdoor deck


  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Villa Staff
  • Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Parking Included
  • Hot Tub
  • Breakfast
  • Family/Kid Friendly


Cleaning Fee no charge
Additional Guests SGD 69 (after 1 guest)
Security Deposit SGD 0
This amount will be collected by your Host upon check in and returned upon checkout to protect against damages or missing items. Learn more
Cancellation Strict
50% refund 7 days before check-in (except for HomeAway service fee)


House Rules


Please do check in during 15:00 - 19:00.
Price includes a dinner and a breakfast.
Non-smoking (Smoking room is available outside.)

Other Details

Check In 3:00 PM
Check Out 11:00 AM
Size 150 m2
Minimum Stay 1 night
Maximum Stay 7 nights