Japanese farmhouse just over 2 hours from Tokyo

Fujimi, Japan
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Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


I'm a British translator living in the Japanese countryside just over 2 hours from Tokyo. My wife Chiyoko and I have 4 kids who are now all married and scattered throughout the world except for the youngest, who lives in the next borough.

Home & location

Our home is a refurbished Japanese farmhouse that our builder lovingly dismantled and moved to this site from the next town. We have a fenced garden that is rarely tidy, but we try. There are terraced paddy fields all around, and the

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Use of car included


We have one dog, a mixed breed called Sora (which means "sky") and one cat, Gin (pronounced with a hard G, means "silver"). Gin comes and goes as he pleases, using the cat door, and requires almost no care, but he likes a cuddle. Sora is

Meet the pets

  • Sora

    3 years

  • Gin

    11 years

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