2 Bedroom houses

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Haru’s other half, Aki mirrors its connected property. The ability to open and close Aki and Haru’s connected second floor makes these properties an ideal choice for families or friends looking for shared accommodation with the option of a private retreat.

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One half of twin properties, Haru comfortably sleeps four, with two bedrooms including ensuite bathrooms. The upstairs boasts mountain views and a spacious living area that can be opened up to connect to its twin sister Aki.

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Icho opens to two ground floor bedrooms with ensuite bath and showers. The flexible bedroom design is able to accommodate couples, families, and friends. Upstairs finds a bright, open plan, dining and living area with views of The Orchards and Mount Yotei.

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Kaede is a contemporary two bedroom duplex unit with a clean and Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic. This unit also has the flexibility to combine with its twin counterpart to offer a 4 bedroom option for larger groups.

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Momiji greets guests with its warm and rustic atmosphere and features expansive views of Mt Yotei from the dining area. It also has the flexibility to combine with its twin counterpart to offer a 4 bedroom option for larger groups.


3 Bedroom HOUSES

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Akagashi which sleeps up to 8, has spectacular views across farmland towards Hirafu ski area as well as across The Orchards to Mt Yotei. The 3 main bedrooms, Japanese bath and laundry are on the ground floor, with kitchen, living areas and extra sleeping areas for two guests upstairs.

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Comfortably sleeping up to six, Ginkyō is ideal for families or large groups, with a master bedroom and two matching double bedrooms. Ginkyō features a modern design and welcoming interior with stunning views of Mount Yotei.

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Hinoki is a new house launching Spring 2017. It boasts a Japanese style bath and balconies. The open plan kitchen, dining and dual living area make the most of the great space on the second floor.

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One of our latest addition to our collection of 3 bedroom, Orchards house, Kaki boasts two Japanese style baths. The open plan kitchen, dining and dual living area make the most of the great space on the second floor.

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Kasumi, a 3 bedroom property sleeping up to 8, offers its guests a modern collection of furniture and fittings such as table football and Apple TV. The views encompass both Mt Yotei and Annupuri from the spacious upstairs living area, while all 3 bedrooms and Japanese style bath are downstairs.

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Kiri boasts a modern open plan living and dining area upstairs. Downstairs hosts 3 bedrooms and a Japanese bath for relaxing after a day on the slopes or in town. Comfortably sleeping up to 8, Kiri is great for families and groups.

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Kuromatsu, is a spacious 3 bedroom chalet sleeping up to 8, boasting views of both Mt Yotei and Mt Niseko Annupuri from the upper floor. The three bedrooms are spread across the ground floor and there is also a separate Japanese bath, spacious drying area and garage for vehicles.

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Matsu is a 3 bedroom chalet boarded by a row of pine trees. The home sleeps up to 8 featuring a multi-purpose room upstairs for additional guests. The home features include a large dry room for outdoor gear, under floor heating, Wi-Fi, international channels, and Apple TV.

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Shimai, is a 3 bedroom property sleeping up to 8, offering views of both Mt Yotei and Mt Annupuri. This property features unique furnishings such as a pool table and retro video game machine and comes equipped with all modern comforts such as Apple TV, Nintendo Wii and international TV.


4 Bedroom houses

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Goyomatsu, named after the five needle pine tree, is a large 4 bedroom property offering guests open views of the surrounding mountains. Backing onto forest, this property features open plan living and dining with family room and a Japanese style bath looking towards Mt Yotei.

Eagle's Nest
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Washi no Su (Eagle's Nest), is a custom designed 4 bedroom property situated by the central pond with open views of the surrounding countryside. It boasts a spacious family room, open plan kitchen, expansive dining and living rooms with vaulted ceilings to bring in plenty of natural light all day.

Fox Lodge
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Fox Lodge (Kitsune), is a custom designed 4 bedroom property situated by the central pond with open views of the surrounding countryside. It boasts a spacious family room, open plan kitchen, expansive dining and living rooms with vaulted ceilings to bring in plenty of natural light all day.

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Lakeside in The Orchards, Fuji offers stunning views of Mount Yotei and four double bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and an elegant Japanese Bath. Fuji is a spacious, serene setting to spend the summer and winter holiday period.

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Sawara is a spacious 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom property. Vaulted ceilings are complemented by large windows, accentuating the spacious kitchen, living and dining area, where guests can enjoy uninterrupted views.

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Zakuro is a brand new 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom property with views to the central pond. Vaulted ceilings are complemented with large windows, accentuating the spacious kitchen, living and dining area, offering guests uninterrupted views of Mt Yotei.


5 Bedroom Houses

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True to its name, Sankei boasts three stunning views from its open plan upstairs living area. With five bedrooms, each equipped with an ensuite bathroom, and available additional sofa bedding, this property comfortably sleeps parties up to 12.

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Shiroyama boasts masterful design in this spacious 5 bedroom chalet. A sleek and stylish kitchen opens up into an impressive dining room, perfect for families or large groups.

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Také is a new five bedroom house at the Orchards with a beautiful stone exterior and a great modern alpine feel throughout. It features a balcony upstairs great for summer BBQ's, a large Japanese bath and some great looking finishes,

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An expansive property with an open plan design, Mikan as an ideal setting for a snow or summer holiday. Mikan’s comfortable interior and Japanese bath stand out amongst the properties many attributes.

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A view of the slopes welcomes you to the open plan dining and living area of Momo. One of The Orchards’ newly built properties, this elegant and comfortable home makes for a perfect headquarters to explore Hokkaido.


6 Bedroom houses

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Keyaki is a beautiful and distinctive private holiday residence with a grand entrance leading up to an expansive open living area. Other features include a full games room and a large Japanese bath downstairs and the house has an alpine feel throughout.

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Winterhaven is a private holiday home where the upstairs living and dining areas feature open wooden floors and decore complimented by bright and positive art featured on the walls. Downstairs there is an entertainment room and large Japanese bath for the family to enjoy.


About THE orchards

The Orchards Niseko is a community development of houses nestled between Mount Yōtei and Mount Annupuri. The temperate climate and fresh mountain air are invigorating to children and adults alike. The Orchards Niseko is delightfully conducive to a family escape given its beautiful natural setting with spectacular views. Located on the eastern side of Hirafu – about one kilometre along Route 343 (going towards Niseko) the location provides convenient access to local attractions and activities including Grand Hirafu resort and other local ski areas in winter.

In summer, a pleasant one km walk or short ride from the centre of town, the community offers luxury modern chalets set between the tranquil pond and the tall pine and sakura cherry trees. It’s secluded enough to hear the grasshoppers chirping at night and still close to hiking trails, first class restaurants and activities like the local dairy farm (Milk Kobo choux crème, anyone?).

Just like you, this will be the place that your kids will want to bring their friends to – having experienced Niseko’s powder snow and snow boarding in winter, they will want to come here in summer too. This holiday home will be the location of great family memories whether they be activity-related or just spending time in the serene, natural beauty and healthy lifestyle of Niseko.

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The orchards guest Services

The Orchards Niseko is a unique getaway delivering a perfect combination of a holiday home coupled with resort-level service. It provides privacy for you, your friends and your family. You’ll enjoy luxurious and spacious living perfectly situated within The Orchards’ unique natural environment.

Arriving at your home at The Orchards means immediately relaxing and enjoying your holiday. Take advantage of the pre-arrival planning and assistance service to fill your pantry with groceries and your fridge with fresh local produce. Need to hire ski boots or skis? Contact the MnK reservations team and all your equipment will be pre-ordered so you don't waste any time before hitting the slopes. We’ll also turn on your heating so your home is toasty warm, make sure the beds are made up and stock your bathrooms with fresh fluffy towels. Most importantly, you’ll receive individual service tailored to your specific holiday needs all year round.

Our on-site hosts are available during office hours, and with off-site emergency assistance available 24 hours a day, your Niseko holiday will operate as smoothly as if you lived here permanently. We will be more than happy to answer any questions, assist in any way or provide extra information about the local area and activities throughout your stay. There can be a lot to organize for a holiday in Niseko. The team have in-depth knowledge of the Niseko area, and an extensive range of contacts that are invaluable to ensure you won’t waste any of your precious holiday time and can enjoy your stress-free holiday.

The orchards location

Address: 48-52 Aza Kabayama, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido, Japan 044-0078.

The Orchards Niseko is just a two minute drive from Hirafu Village and Grand Hirafu ski lifts. Located on the 343 heading out towards Niseko Village, it has great views of both Mt Niseko Annupuri and Mt Yotei. Peaceful, community orientated and quiet The Orchards is still only minutes away from great restaurants, shops and bars.

The Orchards Niseko is also the home for Niseko Resorts Group the sales and development company behind MnK.

The Orchards MapCode is 398 355 273*72

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 contact the orchards

If you are interested in buying or developing property at The Orchards, please get in contact with Niseko Resorts Group

Email: bookings@mnkniseko.com
Bookings Phone: +81(0)136 55 5122
Office Phone: +81 (0)136 55 5656
Reception Phone: +81 (0)136 55 5609
Fax: +81 (0)136 55 5509

MnK (Midori no Ki)
The Orchards Niseko
Aza Kabayama 48-52,
Kutchan cho, Abuta gun,
Hokkaido,  Japan

MnK (Midori no Ki)

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the orchards faq

Where are The Orchards Niseko?

The Orchards is located in the "South Village" area of Hirafu, about 2-3 minutes from the centre of the village and Grand Hirafu ski slopes

Is there a bus to the ski slopes?

For our Orchards guests, we provide a complimentary shuttle service to and from anywhere within the Niseko United ski area (between the hours of 8am to 10:30pm). In the evening (between the hours of 6pm to 10pm), we offer restaurant drop off and pick up to Kutchan and Niseko Town. To manage demand and availability, please pre-book your shuttles at least 45mins in advance.

Where is the closest convenience store?

The closest convenience store is SeicoMart, approximately a 2-3 minute drive from The Orchards. Our complimentary shuttle stops at SeicoMart.

Where is the closest supermarket?

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.

Are there any restaurants nearby?

There are restaurants in Hirafu of various styles: Japanese, French, Italian, Mexican, Thai and much more!

Can I send my luggage with takkyubin (courier service)?

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:
Aza Kabayama 48-52, Kutchan cho, Abuta gun, Hokkaido, Japan 044-0078


〒044-0078 北海道虻田郡 倶知安町樺山48-52

general MNK faq


How far away is the airport?

New Chitose Airport (CTS) is between 2-3 hours drive away depending on traffic and weather conditions.

How far away is Sapporo City?

Sapporo City is a 2-21/2 hour drive away from Niseko. It is about 40 minutes drive from New Chitose Airport.

Can you organise transportation?

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.

Do I need any special permit to drive in Japan?

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.

Can you come to pick me up at the train or bus station?

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.

What are my transport options if my flight arrives after 8:30pm?

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.


Should we pre-book lessons?

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.

How often is cleaning?

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.

Can you book restaurants for me?

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.

Is there Wi-Fi?

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).

What facilities are there in the property?

All properties come with: 
·      Flatscreen TV
·      International TV channels
·      DVD player
·      Stereo or iPod dock
·      Free Wi-Fi
·      Central heating
·      Washer
·      Iron and ironing board

All units also come with the following amenities: handwash, bodywash, shampoo and conditioner.

What appliances are there in the kitchen?

All properites (except Akazora’s Studios) furnished with full kitchens that include:
·      Fridge and freezer
·      Stove
·      Microwave
·      Rice cooker
·      Electric kettle
·      Dishwasher
•     Full cutlery set, tableware and kitchen tools are also included.

Are there units where smoking is allowed?

All MnK properties are strictly no-smoking.

Can I bring pets?

We cannot accept any pets in MnK properties.

Can I rent a baby cot?

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.

Can I have extra bedding in the property?

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.