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Ocean View Taro's Accommodation in Ashiya


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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Moments from a great swimming beach and famous fish market, this cozy fully equipped apartment sits amongst a view of Japan rarely seen by foreigners. Just outside Kitakyushu this area of Japan is quiet and beautiful, but convenient to public transport, local attractions and amenities.There is a minimum 2 night stay.

Address :Japan, Fukuoka Prefecture, Onga District, Ashiya, Yamaga,852-9 [Natsuigahama Resort Sky Masion](8F)

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Natsuigahama Beach 200 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Lift access

The Kyushu region

The Space


842-9 Yamaga Ashiya Onga District Fukuoka Prefecture Japan (8F)


The room is equipped with a large tv and beautiful Japanese wooden table.(In the Summer)

Traditional Japanese styling mixed with western tastes, this one room apartment offers tatami and wood flooring and both beds and futons.

In the winter time we have Kotatsu .


The room has two semi single beds that can be joined and 2 optional futons, comfortably sleeping four adults.

Guest Access


All common eating/cooking utensils and items are provided for use in the kitchen.

---Washing machine---

A washing machine (powder too) is provided.


Rental Bicycles are available at 1,500 yen per bike. (Including Helmet, Lock, and torch)

We don't keep Bicycle in this apartment becuase it gets rust very quicky near the sea.

Please let us know if you need a bicycles before you come.


We can provide a mobile wifi connection for a fee on request.(1,000 yen ) You can take this outside of the room.

---Surf board---

Two Surf boards are free to use.

---If you need something---

If you have further needs please ask us as we may be able to provide these items easily for you or at a small cost. (Baby cot, English Japanese dictionary e.t.c)

Interaction with Guests

---About Us---

I will happily answer any and all questions via email throughout your plans and stay. As this is a family venture, my mum Kumiko and brother Jiro will be on site to help with your arrival as well.


The Neighbourhood


If just looking at the beautiful ocean view off your balcony isn't enough, the area has an amazing array of attractions to keep you entertained. Moments from your front door is a lovely swimming beach, round the corner is a great market with fresh produce and a great variety of fish. Local attractions include a big water park (summer only), horse riding club, SCUBA diving (summer only), many good fishing spots and a cycling course along with beach.


Toto ichiba (Infront of apartment ) is good place to have break fast and lunch .They have cafe, restaurant, and BBQ area.

You can not bring food into their BBQ area but you can buy most anything for a Japanese BBQ on site. It is 300 yen to use the BBQ area per person.

You must try this once, it is very traditional and exciting. For dinner time I recommend you to go the Japanese restaurant called "Senjyoujiki Gyoan"

It's 4.5km away from apartment so you would need to use a car or bicycle.

Once you get in the gate Kimono lades welcome you immediately. Full course starts from 4,000 yen.

Dinner is great but my favorite thing is their beautiful gardens and interior of the restaurant.

You won't be disapointed.

Taro's No 1 recommended Japanese restaurant around here.

You must go.

--- Ashiyagama no Sato "traditional tea pot museum"---

It is a small museum surrounded by a beautiful traditional Japanese garden including a large Koi pond and Japanese tea houses. Within your entry fee is included a cup of real Japanese green tea.

20min by walk. Entry fee 500 yen.

You must come here too.

---Pick Up Services--

We also offer a pick up service from Orio station for your convenience at One way 3,000 yen.

Return 5,000 yen.

------ Access------

If you come from Fukoka airport you can catch subway from airport to Hakata (Fukuoka)Station.?5min)

JR Hakata Station (Fukuoka) to Ongagawa staion (56 min)

You can catch a bus from JR Ongagawa Station to Natsuigahama (30min)

2 min walk to accommodation from Natsuigahama bus stop.)

Please note:

Only 4 bus are available a day.

Please check time table from here.

---Week day---Infront of Ongagawa Sta to Natsuigahama Bus stop.

Ongagawa Sta 7:49 - Natsuigahama 8:19

Ongagawa Sta 11:00 - Natsuigahama 11:29

Ongagawa Sta 12:02 - Natsuigahama 12:32

Ongagawa Sta 19:08 - Natsuigahama 19:37

---Sat, Sun , Public holiday --- from Ongagawa Sta to Natsuigahama

Ongagawa Sta 9:50 - Natsuigahama 10:21

Ongagawa Sta 11:00 - Natsuigahama 11:31

Ongagawa Sta 18:58 - Natsuigahama 19:29

---Week day--- from Natsuigahama to Ongagawa Sta

Natsuigahama 6:16 - Ongagawa Sta 6:50

Natsuigahama 7:21 - Ongagawa Sta 7:46

Natsuigahama 10:21 - Ongagawa Sta 10:45

Natsuigahama 14:32 - Ongagawa Sta 15:05

Natsuigahama 17:30 - Ongagawa Sta 18:04

---Sat,Sun, Public Holiday--- from Natsuigahama Bus stop to Ongagawa Sta

Natsuigahama 8:59 - Ongagawa Sta 9:32

Natsuigahama 12:12 -Ongagawa Sta 12:45

Natsuigahama 14:11 - Ongagawa Sta 14:44


---Extra local transport info---

Ongagawa Station to Kokura Station ( 33 min)

If you want to go to Pusan (Korea) you can catch a ferry from Fukuoka

---I can help you find things of special interest to you---

If you have a hobby or favorite things to do or are interested in attending any local classes or community activities please let me know and I may be able to find something for you .

For example; A local Judo or Kendo club, Horse riding, Sailing, Scuba diving, the Paragliding club or even the local stamp club.

I know it's hard to find that info in English especially here, off the beaten track.

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7 Jul 2014


"Peaceful, tranquilily, a true 'home away from home' with amazing views in every direction!"

Taro's apartment is fantastic, I found it through Home Lettings, while searching for a coastal place to stay, anywhere in Japan, this place ticked all the boxes, affordable, great views, away fro… More

Thank you very much writing for us your fantastic review.
That theme park is call "Space World"
It's not "Space Mountain"
We recommend for our guets to go there spescially if you have kids.
Thank you so much to choose our place to stay.
We are always very welcome you guys again.
Best Regards
Taro Ogata & All Ogata Family

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