Lake Hamana is one of Japan’s largest lakes. Our chalet of the same name comfortably sleeps up to 6 persons, with one upstairs bedroom opening to a covered deck facing Mt. Yōtei. The living space also opens to a covered deck with plenty of space to relax and there is a garage for vehicles.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Miyama is an award winning architect designed home; modern, simple and luxurious in space and material selection. Floating stairs lead to generous high ceiling living and dining areas with framed Mount Yotei views. Situated in a large corner lot, privacy and tranquility is assured.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Lake Saroma is the largest lake in Hokkaido, and Saroma chalet is the largest of our 2 bedroom chalets, accommodating up to 6 guests. It has a large living space with a sofa-bed, a covered balcony on both levels of the house and is the only 2 bedroom property with a garage for vehicles.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Yoneshiro takes its name from the Yoneshiro River in Akita Prefecture. This chalet has some appealing personal touches, comfortably sleeps up to 4 guests and both living room and master bedroom have covered balconies. An additional two can sleep on the living room sofa bed.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Lake Akkeshi in far eastern Hokkaido is where our chalet takes its name. This 2 bedroom chalet situated towards the entrance to Country Resort has a balcony for each bedroom as well as a covered balcony for the living area – popular in summer for BBQ’s.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
This red cedar chalet, named after the scenic area of Nagatoro is sheltered by silver birch trees with a living room facing Mt. Yōtei. The chalet has two bedrooms upstairs for up to 4 persons and a kids playroom on the ground floor that can also be used for an extra guest.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Named after Cape Nosappu on Hokkaido’s Nemuro Peninsula, this two bedroom chalet was designed to make the most of the surroundings. Nosappu’s large windows allow for plenty of natural light and a balcony for each bedroom takes in much of the sun’s warmth in winter.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Rishiri’s namesake is a volcanic island off the northern coast of Hokkaido. A unique premium design with two bedrooms on the ground floor (one with an en suite), the living space and kitchen are on the second floor, enjoying views of forest and Mt. Yōtei beyond.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Hakusan sleeps up to 8 people. The balcony has views out to Mt Yotei and backs onto the woods
that overlook the Shiribetsu River. Featuring a modern kitchen and electronic appliances, it also has an undercover car port. An ideal home away from home – in any season.
Maruyama is a uniquely designed house named after the lava dome bordering the towns of Kamishihoro and Shintoku in Hokkaido. The downstairs living area combines space and natural light to create a relaxing environment.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Ninaru is centrally located within Country Resort, enjoying views from the living room out to the forest and Mt Yotei. It can sleep up to 8 guests. The chalet features a large open living and dining area, spacious kitchen and has a modern
and relaxed interior decor.
Tazawa chalet is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom chalet with an additional living space to sleep an additional 2 guests on a sofa bed. There is a large wrap around deck for summer BBQ's and views of Mt. Yōtei from the bedrooms on the 2nd floor.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Taking its name from Lake Nakaumi in Southern Japan, this chalet boasts a vaulted ceiling in the living area, views of Mt. Yōtei from the master bedroom and a spacious open plan living area.
There are 3 bathrooms, a large drying room and covered balcony for those long summer days.
Named after a remote national park in northern Hokkaido, Shiretoko chalet's large glass sliding doors open out to a deck with gorgeous Mt. Yōtei views. The vaulted ceilings, open plan living area and a large heated drying room make this a popular choice for many a winter holiday.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
This red cedar home was named after the Atsuma River and is one of the few to enjoy views of both the Osawa stream and Mt. Yōtei. It is uniquely furnished and has a small library, kids toys and DVD's to ensure that guests can relax in a comfortable, homely environment.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
One of our larger 3 bedroom chalets, sleeping
up to 8 guests, Bankei has a large open living room and sits by a bend in the Osawa Stream. A spacious balcony and glass doors makes the
most of the afternoon sun, perfect for warming the house on a winter’s day or relaxing in the summer.
Hangetsu or Half Moon Lake is a crater lake situated at the base of Mt. Yōtei. Our chalet
of the same name can sleep up to 8 persons, backs onto the Osawa stream and forest and has a bedroom with views of Mt Yōtei.
Named after Cape Kamui in northern Hokkaido, this comfortable chalet backs onto the Osawa Stream with views of tranquil forest from the living room. One of the bedrooms has views of Mt. Yōtei and sounds of the gurgling brook can be heard throughout the house.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Named after Kotobuki near Chitose in Hokkaido, this chalet enjoys views of the forest as it backs on to the Osawa stream. With modern furnishings and a relaxed interior, it is a great home away from home.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Named after Mt. Kurodake in Central Hokkaido, this lovely red cedar chalet enjoys views of Mt.
Yōtei and backs on to the Osawa stream. The comfortable furnishings and spacious rooms make it the perfect base for guests exploring the many outdoor activities that Niseko has to offer.
Named after Lake Kussharo in eastern Hokkaido, this lovely chalet backs on to the Osawa stream, offering guests soothing sounds of running water for much of the year. The modern furnishings and spacious interior, help create a warm homely feel in any season.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Lake Kuttara is a caldera lake with some of the clearest waters in all of Japan. This chalet can accommodate up to 8 and has a large living space facing forest on the edge of the Shiribetsu River. It also offers a view of Mt. Niseko Annupuri as soon as you open the front door.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Cape Notoro in northern Hokkaido is a well known tourist destination for viewing ice floes in winter. Notoro is a family friendly chalet with a view of Mt. Yōtei. It has plenty to offer its guests from kids toys to extra kitchen appliances, outdoor chairs and winter toboggans.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Shikotsu chalet is situated at the southern end of Country Resort and can sleep up to 8 guests. The chalet enjoys unique interior furnishings, kids toys and a deck extending the length of the living area and a balcony running the entire length of the 2nd floor.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
This open plan red cedar chalet has a balcony and deck that opens out to a quiet forest while the living area enjoys plenty of natural light through the day. The back patio faces the Osawa Stream creating a relaxing atmosphere for guests. Shiribetsu is the river that flows through Niseko.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
This 3 bedroom chalet has a large front deck with living space and bedrooms facing Mt. Yōtei. Towada with its comfortable furnishings is great for groups and families of up to 6 persons to enjoy a relaxing holiday. This chalet takes its name from Lake Towada, the largest crater lake in Honshu.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Sleeping 6-8 guests, this secluded 3 bedroom property boasts open views of Mt Yotei, a spacious area for children to play outside and hand picked furnishings. The balcony runs the length of the house and the open living space lets in plenty of light year-round. A great place to relax.MORE INFO
Chuzenji, named after Lake Chuzenji, is a uniquely designed 4 bedroom chalet, with three bedrooms on the ground floor and one on the top floor with the living space. This allows for panoramic views of Mt. Yōtei from the living and dining rooms as well as the covered balcony.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Erimo is named after a Cape in southern Hokkaido. Personal touches such as a small library and DVD's offers guest a little something extra. With plenty of natural light throughout, it has a large covered balcony, a garage for vehicles and beautiful forested views of Mt. YōteiMORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Centrally located in Country Resort and named after the Ishikari River, this 4 bedroom chalet offers views of both Mt. Yōtei as well as Mt. Niseko Annupuri. A large heated drying room and open plan living make it ideal for groups and large families.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Mashu is named after one of the clearest freshwater lakes in Hokkaido. This 4 bedroom chalet offers great views of Mt. Yōtei from the living space on the upper floor at any time of year.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
This spacious 4 bedroom chalet has a living space facing Mt. Yōtei and a covered balcony for enjoying a warm summer afternoon. Shimano can sleep up to 8, making ideal for large families or groups looking for a relaxing holiday or some privacy from the busy village.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Tenryu gains its name from the Tenryu River in Honshu. Plenty of natural light, views of Mt. Yōtei and a capacity to sleep up to 8 persons make this 4 bedroom chalet an ideal choice with groups of friends or large families coming on holiday to Niseko.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Kinokawa is the largest house in Country Resort. All five bedrooms have an en suite bathroom, and there is a Japanese stone bath on the ground floor. The high ceilings, open living areas and hand picked furniture allows for superb viewing of both Mt. Yōtei and Mt Niseko Annupuri.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
Omono chalet is a large 5 bedroom property and offers a unique design to comfortably sleep up to 10. Two bedrooms enjoy en suites, the living and dining rooms open to a covered balcony with outdoor furniture at the edge of the quiet woods and there is a garage for your vehicle.MORE INFOENQUIRE NOW
From a compact 2 bedroom chalet of 85m2, to a spacious 5 bedroom of 325m2, we have something for everyone at Country Resort. Each of the standalone homes is furnished with modern creature comforts, from WiFfi internet and flat screen TV’s to fully equipped kitchens and centralised heating. There are views of Mt. Yotei, Mt. Niseko-Annupuri or the tranquil forest surrounding the resort depending on your chalet choice and plenty of room for the kids to play or groups to relax after a day outdoors.
Sitting at the entrance of Country Resort sits J'ai La Patate, an authentic French restaurant that serves amazing dishes made with a mix of imported delicacies and the fresh produce of Hokkaido.
From meeting you upon arrival in Niseko, to helping you settle into your chalet, ensuring everyone is getting up to the slopes or home from an evening out; our resort host team are on hand throughout the day and into the evening to ensure that you are looked after on your holiday.
For all our winter guests this also extends to our Winter Ski Shuttle, booking in your winter activities and being a resource for information on things to do in the area.
The summer months offer a host of activities and in addition to providing helpful information which is detailed here, our team will also be there to prepare your chalet and check you in.
Booking Phone: +81 (0)136 555 122
Reception Phone: +81 (0)136 555 136
Fax: +81 (0)136 555 123
MnK (Midori no Ki)
The Chalets at Country Resort
Aza Kabayama 30-149
Kutchan cho, Abuta gun
MnK (Midori no Ki)
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Country Resort is located in the "South Village" area of Hirafu, about 5-7 minutes from the centre of the village and Grand Hirafu ski slopes.
In winter, Country Resort runs a complimentary loop shuttle for their guests. The shuttle runs between 8AM and 10PM, and stops (if needed) in front of your chalet and in front of the main lifts in Hirafu.
NISEKO VILLAGE & ANNUPURI
The slopes of Niseko Village and Annupuri are about a 20 min drive from Country Resort. For guests who do not have a rental car, you can hop onto the Niseko United Shuttle departing from Hirafu Village. This bus has a fee associated with its service, however, if you hold an ALL-MOUNTAIN LIFT PASS, you can use this in replacement of the bus fee.
Hanazono is approximately a 30 min drive from Country Resort. The Hanazono free loop bus has bus stops all around Hirafu Village. Guests can board the Hanazono loop at any of these stops.
The closest convenience store is SeicoMart, located at 5-7 minutes drive from Country Resort. Our complimentary shuttle stops at SeicoMart.
The closest supermarket is the Niseko Supermarket & Deli, about a 5-7 minutes drive from Country Resort. It is located within the Shiki building. The next closest major supermarket is MaxValu, located at the edge of Kutchan Town.
There is enough space in front of each chalet to use a BBQ set. However, even in the event of rain, bringing the BBQ inside the house is strictly forbidden. Most chalets have a covered balcony.
A BBQ set is 2,500 yen per night. It includes 3 kilos of charcoal, fire starter, lighter, the BBQ, a grill, charcoal tongs, and disposable chopsticks.
Each chalet has a parking space in front of the house for up to 2 cars. Some of our chalets have a garage. Please enquire with the reservations team on which chalets have garages. Parking is free for our guests.
Yes. Bistro Cote Jardin serves delectable French cuisine and is open for lunch* and dinner. *Summer season only
There are restaurants in Hirafu of various styles: Japanese, French, Italian, Mexican, Thai and much more!
There is no onsen on the estate of Country Resort. However, there are many close by. Our staff can provide you with more information upon your arrival. We can also organize an onsen tour! (Please see guest services section for more info) The closest onsen is located between 5 and 10 minutes drive in Hirafu Village.
Unfortunately, there is no swimming pool at Country Resort. However, there is a 25m indoor pool at the Niseko Alpen Hotel, in Hirafu Village.
There are tennis courts for hire in Hirafu Village at Sunsports Land, by the traffic lights. There are free courts in Kutchan Town.
While, there isn’t any air conditioning in the chalets, each chalet is furnished with pedestal fans. However, with the Hokkaido summer, our chalets stay cool and fresh, so you should be able to sleep with the windows open! This also lets you enjoy the noises of the forest, or of the nearby stream
Yes, you can send your luggage through Takkyubin. However, please indicate your name and your booking number on the shipping slip.
Our address is the following:
30-149 Aza Kabayama, Kutchan Cho, Abuta Gun, Hokkaido 044-0078
New Chitose Airport (CTS) is between 2-3 hours drive away depending on traffic and weather conditions.
Sapporo City is a 2-21/2 hour drive away from Niseko. It is about 40 minutes drive from New Chitose Airport.
Yes. We certainly can organise transportation for you, be it a private transfer service, shared coach or a self-drive hire car. Please note that prior booking is required. For our guests visiting during the busy peak periods (Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year), we advise you reserve as early as possible.
Yes. In addition to your normal drivers license, you will need to produce a valid International Drivers Permit (a 1949 Geneva Convention version) in order to collect and legally drive a vehicle in Japan. For further info, simply click here.
For our guests who have booked their scheduled coach transfers through MnK, a complimentary transfer service will be waiting for you at the Hirafu Welcome Centre. Transfers from JR Hirafu Station, JR Kutchan Station, and JR Niseko Station may be arranged for arrivals before 10pm.*
*Please note that prior notification of train arrival time to the concierge team is required. Please contact our reservations team for more information.
A complimentary pick up service from the Hirafu Welcome Center and JR Hirafu station for arrivals before 6pm. Charges apply for pick ups from JR Kutchan Station and JR Niseko Station.
*Please note that prior notification of train arrival time to the concierge team is required. Please contact our reservations team for more information.
The last scheduled coach departs CTS at 9:30pm. Domestic flights arriving at 8:30pm, or earlier, will be able to match this service. International flights will have to arrive by 8:00pm to make this service. If your flights will arrive later than the above times, we strongly recommends to pre-book a private transfer.
As we want you to have a stress free holiday, we highly recommend for you pre-book any ski or snowboard lessons. Please note that peak seasons fill up very quickly, and that lessons should be booked as soon as possible.
As all MnK properties are self-contained, daily cleaning is not included in the rental price. For bookings of 5 nights or more there is a scheduled clean once every 3-4 days (excluding monthly stays). Should you require more than this, you may request extra cleans at an additional fee.
Unfortunately, we do not provide this services as the restaurants in the Niseko area have their own individual cancellation policies and charges, they prefer to liaise with their diners directly to ensure all the details of the reservation are correct. Restaurants count on the busy winter to make their living and as many are small, want to make sure that they avoid any reservation mistakes that could result in double bookings or no-shows. They may also take credit card details to hold the booking.
All MnK properties are equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet. In the case you need LAN Access, you can connect directly to the router (Ethernet cable not provided).
All properties come with:
· Flatscreen TV
· International TV channels
· DVD player
· Stereo or iPod dock
· Free Wi-Fi
· Central heating
· Iron and ironing board
All units also come with the following amenities: handwash, bodywash, shampoo and conditioner.
All properites (except Akazora’s Studios) furnished with full kitchens that include:
· Fridge and freezer
· Rice cooker
· Electric kettle
• Full cutlery set, tableware and kitchen tools are also included.
All MnK properties are strictly no-smoking.
We cannot accept any pets in MnK properties.
Yes, you can rent a cot. Please inform our reservation staff and we will set up the cot prior to your arrival. Please note that we have a limited number of baby cots and advanced booking is required.
Many of the houses have a sofa-bed (please check with the reservation staff). Dependant of the property, we can supply up to two futons at an additional fee. Japanese law determines the maximum number of people allowed in each property, there may be a possibility that your full party may not be able to stay in the one property.