About this listing
If you really enjoy Art or Painting in daily life, this House is perfect, still under being painted as of July 2014 by famous Artist, picture book writer, SEIZOU TAJIMA, this house is the Supreme Eco & Earth-friendly made of Muddy soil , Straw bale.
You can also enjoy Outdoor Art and Big Object made of Bamboo, called DOURAKU Organ, as to the details you can visit our English WEB site under DOKUSHONOMORI or Book Cafe in Komoro Forest. You easily touch the Heart of ART in beautiful Natural surroundings and real Eco , Earth-Friendly Life during your stay here.
You feel free to take a walk in our quiet Forest with natural good view and cook Rice or BBQ at the old-fashioned Oven kitchen outside. (extra charge is needed)
In case of Shinano Railway, at KOMORO station, we are very pleased to pick up or send back by Car with Free service subject to prior notice at the time of booking by e-mail.
For inexpensive access by Express Highway Bus, from Shinjuku station South to Komoro, you can get ticket in @2600 Yen/person with just 3 hours drive.
Interaction with guests
As we are running Book Cafe as well, all the time, we share Happy time with many native Musicians , Artists, and overseas guests together with drinking and Cultural work.
MIMAKIGAHARA table land is located just in front of the Asama Mountain with wide view and good quality of Air, Water, rich in natural environmental green forests, rice field. Enjoy semi-professional Trail Route or Mountaineering or Hot Spa, even Agricultural work as well.
You can enjoy beautiful Cherry Blossoms in Spring (April/May) or colored Maple leaves in late fall (Nov) at NUNOBIKI Kannon Temple or KAIKOEN Castle in Komoro near our Café, and also original Japanese wild flowers and grass, coloring natural scenery beautifully from season to season around our field with unique Art monuments. You can touch directly authentic Japanese Culture, Art, daily Life, with native people, you never experience in big cities or on travel guide.
In case of JR Railway, we are happy to pick you up at JR KOMORO station or SAKUDAIRA Free of charge by Car.
By Car, you can come to AGURINOYU, famous Hot Spar in Komoro
Other things to note
You make sure to visit the following web to have further detailed information on our Guest house: in English
DOKUSHONOMORI or Book Cafe in Komoro Forest
=In case of ordering Dinner, Service Charge is to be added as follows:
From 3 years old to 5 years old: @1000円/person+Tax
From 6 years old to 12 years old:@1500円/person+Tax
Older than 13 years old, Adult:@2000円/person+Tax
(Dinner service charge includes Soft drink, or Light type Beer, or Shouchuu Liquor with free service)
Japanese traditional healthy food dishes are served on old-fashioned Japanese big plates
=Food Allergy or Vegetarian Service:
If you require special Food due to Religious reason or Food Allergy problem, we are happy to prepare for you subject to prior notice at the time of booking, please feel free to advise by e-mail.
=Blanket, Futon are prepared with free of charge
International common sense is to be adopted
=Wi-Fi Free Service:
Inside Main Dining Room, Free Wi-Fi service is available any time, please feel free to ask Password for easy access to your home country or family on real time basis.
=Music Instruments, Art work:
We are always welcoming you with Music Instruments or your own Art Work, etc, Let us enjoy together during your stay.
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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I and my wife have been running a unique book cafe Dokusyo-no-mori for 21 years.
Our city Komoro is a small city in front of Asama mountains. And our place Mimakigahara is a wonderful table land which has splendid view .We have enjoyed our country life very much.
We also love foreign people and often they stay with us as our better helper or friends. We love many kinds of arts, music ,literature ,crafts and we have making some unique small houses including straw bale house .We have held many kinds of events for 20 years . If you happen to come across one of them you are sure to enjoy yourselves very much.
We also like animals and have a donkey and two goats that are very cute and lovely. In addition, near our Cafe, You can enjoy beautiful Cherry Blossoms in Spring (April/May) or colored Maple leaves in late fall (Nov) at NUNOBIKI Kannon Temple or KAIKOEN Castle in Komoro near our Café, and also original Japanese wild flowers and grass, coloring natural scenery beautifully from season to season around our field with unique Art monuments. You can touch directly authentic Japanese Culture, Art, daily Life, with native people, you never experience in big cities or on travel guide.
As to our activities, you can visit our English Site as follows: