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This is a farmhouse inn where you can enjoy the hospitality of a mother's home cooking with plenty of seasonal ingredients.
Outline of the property
This is a traditional Japanese house that was partially reconstructed from the main house and is used as a guest house.
The house is well known for its rice, Akitakomachi, and authentic Iburi-gakko, as well as its home-cooked dishes using plenty of seasonal vegetables. The inn is simple but warm, with attention paid to the interior and every little thing.
Room rates (including consumption tax)
The basic room rates are for adults (overnight stay).
The basic room rate is for "adults (unaccompanied)". If you wish to bring children or change to a plan with meals, please select from the options.
Child rates are for elementary school students and younger.
We do not charge for children under 3 years old.
The price does not include handling fees and consumption tax.
In the event of an emergency, please contact the front directly.
We ask for your cooperation in wearing masks, disinfecting your hands, and gargling when you enter the building.
Please note that we may ask for your cooperation in taking your temperature.
Experience (can be applied for at check-in)
Making bamboo grass rice dumplings (free of charge)
Making traditional "kairan" or Japanese sweets using glutinous rice flour.
Kairan is a local dish of the northern Tohoku region. Kairan is a local dish from the northern Tohoku region. It consists of a rice cake filled with red bean paste.
Making kokedama (free of charge) using moss and plants found around the house.
Meal time: 18:00 - 20:00
Meal place: Irori room
Meal menu: Seasonal local dishes such as kiritanpo hot pot and junsai hot pot
Spring: Creative dishes using wild plants such as bracken and spring vegetables. A dish of fish or meat is also available. Homemade pickles are also available.
Summer: A hot pot using junsai. Creative dishes using summer vegetables. Also comes with a dish of fish or meat. Homemade pickles are also available.
Autumn: One-pot dishes using new rice, mushrooms, and autumn vegetables. A dish of fish or meat is also available. Homemade pickles are also available.
Winter: Spinach, homemade pickles, fish, and meat are available. The main dish is a one-pot dish perfect for winter.
Allergy support: Available (prior consultation required)
Room image: Japanese-style room, 6 tatami mats
Accommodation capacity: Up to 4 people
Room facilities: 4 futon bedding sets
Check-in/check-out time: 16:00- / 10:00-12:00
Other: Free Wi-Fi is available.
Nearby facilities and restaurants
Family Mart, Kakunodate Kawaramachi (5 minutes by car)
Yoneya, Kakunodate (5 minutes by car)
Wonder Mall Takayanagi (10 minutes by car)
There are four or five soba restaurants that use locally produced soba.
Cherry blossom trees (Someiyoshino) along the bank of the Hinkonai River (about 15 minutes on foot): In spring, a tunnel of cherry blossoms stretches along the left bank of the river for about 2 km, with flowers opening along the gently meandering river.
Kakunodate Buke Yashiki Dori (about 5 minutes by car): A street lined with samurai residences where you can still see the appearance of a samurai town, including the layout of the residences as they were at the end of the Edo period, the main house, gate, and storehouse.
You can take a stroll through the samurai residences and streets from Kakunodate Station.
Kakunodate General Shinmeisha Shrine (about 10 minutes by car): This shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu Omikami, the Goddess of Mercy.
The shrine's annual festival, held on September 7-8, is one of the most popular festivals in Kakunodate.
The site of the museum is the former residence of a vassal of the Satake Kita family during the feudal era. The thick trees in the front yard are still intact from the time of the samurai residence.
Lake Tazawako (about 30 minutes by car) is an almost circular lake with a circumference of about 20 kilometers and boasts the deepest water depth in Japan at 423.4 meters.
The lake is the deepest in Japan, with a depth of 423.4 meters. Along the lakeshore, there are not only famous places and historic sites, but also many recreational spots, where you can enjoy driving, cycling, and sightseeing boats.
The seven hot springs scattered at the foot of Mount Nyuto in Towada-Hachimantai National Park are known as Nyuto Onsenkyo.
Each of the seven hot springs has its own source, and there are more than ten different sources in Nyuto Onsenkyo.
Tamagawa Onsen (about 60 minutes by car): The hot spring is clear and colorless, extremely acidic with a pH of 1.2, and has a source temperature of 98 degrees Celsius.
Akita Komagatake (60 minutes by car): The highest mountain in Akita (1,637 meters). It is the highest mountain in Akita (1,637 meters above sea level) and, together with Nyuto Mountain, is a famous mountain at the southern end of Towada-Hachimantai National Park. From the top of the mountain, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Tazawa and the majestic peaks of Mt.
Event and Event Information
Festivals: Usually held in the middle to end of April for the Kakunodate Sakura Festival and in early September for the Kakunodate Festival.
Events: For information on various events, please refer to the following URL.
By Shinkansen: About 10 minutes by car from JR Kakunodate Station.
Pick-up service is available from Kakunodate Station (up to 4 people).
A word from the owner
We hope to be a home away from home for our guests.
Quiet hours start at 10 pm.
Japanese-style room; 4 guests (futon)