Hokkaido enjoys the world’s best and most reliable powder snow, with access to the mountains from low-lying resort towns making it even more attractive to investors and tourists. As the world continues to struggle with rising temperatures in many mountain areas, the weather systems circling around Japan’s northernmost island basically guarantee you the best snow experience of your life every winter.
The team at Uchi have teamed up with The Luxe Nomad and NISADE to give you the chance to win an incredible holiday this winter with 2 nights in each of Niseko, Rusutsu and Furano. Click here to enter and read on below for nine of the top properties in each of these epic resorts – all less than $700,000 USD!
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Kondo Family House
Price: 60m JPY ($400k USD)
This large log home has been lovingly renovated by the current residents and features amazing views of Mount Yotei as well as a newly built massage room on the ground floor! Perfect for a family, this house sits between Niseko and Rusutsu in the super popular Kondo area where sales have gone through the roof in recent months.VIEW LISTING
Snow House Lanka
Price: 100m JPY ($670k USD)
This brand new townhouse complex features four 2 bedroom apartments designed to be occupied year-round, increasing returns for owners. The management company is offering a guaranteed 5% return, but is actually forecasting more like 10%. Furano sees great occupancy in winter and summer, from both international and domestic visitors, and this investment opportunity is primed to take advantage.VIEW LISTING
Price: 89m JPY ($600k USD)
A beautiful 3 bedroom chalet, newly built and with epic views of both Rusutsu ski mountains. Enjoy fantastic access to the ski resort that continues to win accolades as Japan’s Top Ski Resort every year, plus come and visit in summer to enjoy 4 golf courses and a theme park within the resort.VIEW LISTING
Yunosato Family Chalet
Price: 82m JPY ($550k USD) Reduced!
This huge home has over 370sqm of floor space and includes 7 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, perfect for families or large groups. The home stands on a large land plot and is within 5 minutes drive of both Niseko-Moiwa and Annupuri resorts, plus countless onsen to fix those tired muscles after a day in the Japow!VIEW LISTING
Fenix West 1 bedroom apartment
Price: 68.8m JPY ($460k USD)
Fenix West is the sister hotel of the sold-out Fenix Furano, just steps from the Kitanomine gondola in Furano. This is a large 56 sqm apartment designed and developed by Zekkei, the masterminds behind some of Niseko’s best projects, like Intuition and Elevation.VIEW LISTING
Chisenupuri Onsen House
Price: 78m JPY ($520k USD)
For those who love their backcountry skiing and onsen, you can’t ask for more! This cozy 2 bedroom home has onsen connection, wood stove and sits on the doorstep of the Niseko backcountry.VIEW LISTING
The Vale Rusutsu
Price: from 65m JPY ($440k USD)
The only investment property with ski-in ski-out access to Rusutsu, this is the sister hotel of the hugely popular Vale Niseko. Under the same management, you have a range of options from 1 bedroom apartments up to the magnificent penthouses.VIEW LISTING
Powder Tracks 11
Price: 46m JPY ($310k USD)
A cute 1 bedroom apartment with great views of Mount Yotei, the main attraction of this property is the fantastic location. 220m from the lifts, an easy stumble from the best bars and restaurants… what more could you ask for at this price?!VIEW LISTING
Price: 98m JPY ($660k USD)
4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a huge open-plan living-dining area, this property also has a wood-stove to make those apres-ski drinks even more atmospheric and enjoyable.VIEW LISTING
Snowdog Village Studio Unit
Price: 38m JPY ($260k USD) Reduced!
The Snowdog Village properties sit less than 250 metres from the slopes of Niseko Village and less than 5 minutes from Annupuri resort. This gives an excellent entry point to the Niseko market and the property comes fully furnished and with a turnkey management package.VIEW LISTING