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In our new monthly property round-up presented by Uchi, we look at five properties on the market in five different ski resorts across Japan. In this collection you’ll find everything from rustic log houses to luxury resort condominiums to traditional Japanese ryokan. Needless to say, these properties give their owners access to some of the best skiing in Japan.

The Higashiyama Log House

Location: Niseko
Price: ¥85,000,000 / USD:$750,000

Higashiyama Log House

This lovingly and immaculately maintained home in Niseko Village is ski-in from Niseko United resort and a fantastic opportunity to enter the Niseko property market. This chalet on a corner plot is perfect for friends or family to relax and enjoy all the comforts of the open-plan living area after a day smashing the powder snow that Niseko is rightly famous for. And the location is perfect for enjoying the excellent local restaurants by foot or taking advantage of the year-round amenities in Niseko Village Resort, now home to the new Ritz Carlton Reserve Hotel as well as the Hilton.

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Hakuba Ski-in Ski-out Chalet

Location: Hakuba
Price: ¥47,000,000 / USD:$410,000

Hakuba Ski-in Ski-out Chalet

A beautiful ski-in ski-out chalet built in 2019, located right on Iwatake ski field in Hakuba with stunning forest on one side and ski runs on the other. Iwatake is one of Hakuba’s most popular ski fields boasting views out over the Hakuba Valley. The ski field has a good mix of beginner runs along with some great intermediate and advanced skiing and snowboarding. The home has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and is just down the street from Hakuba Brew Pub! Managed by Hakuba Holiday you can enjoy rental returns when not using the house yourself.

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The Vale Rusutsu

Location: Rusutsu
Price: from ¥65,000,000

Rusutsu Resort has been a regular winner of Japan’s Best Ski Resort in the World Ski Awards over the past few years and now you have the first opportunity to own ski-in ski-out property in this year-round resort with The Vale Rusutsu. Featuring a range of options you can choose from 1 bedrooms all the way up to the incredible 4 bedroom penthouses. The hotel has direct access to the recently renovated Rusutsu onsen and all the restaurant options in the Rusutsu Resort Hotel, but the ski-in ski-out location is the true star attraction.

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Fenix West

Location: Furano
Price: from ¥36,988,000

Fenix West Furano

Furano is located in central Hokkaido and benefits not only from the amazing powder snow in winter, but the world-famous flower gardens in summer. The potential of this year-round activity in the resort excited leading developers Zekkei enough to proceed with the Fenix Furano project. The first hotel, located directly across from the Furano gondola, sold out off plan in just a few months and has been open since December 2020. The second project, Fenix West, is now available for investment and due to open in time for winter 2022. Beautifully designed and functional enough to take advantage of both winter and summer markets, this is a great opportunity to invest in this exciting resort.

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Matsura Ryokan

Location: Akakura Onsen, Myoko
Price: ¥105,000,000 / USD:$920,000

Matsuya Ryokan

A once in a lifetime chance to up sticks and run your own business in the bustling ski town of Akakura Onsen! Or simply enjoy this traditional hot-spring ryokan with family and friends – you’ll certainly be the most popular person in the room! Akakura Onsen is located in Myoko City and the ski resorts in the area are gaining international attention as well as being hugely popular with Japanese skiers. The ryokan is only 300m from the lifts of both Akakura Onsen resort and Akakura Kanko resort – take your pick!

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