What kind of common space has in shared house?
Basically All shared house has living room, dining space, kitchen, shower room with bath tub, restroom and wash room.
Depending on the house, there are a variety of shared spaces that can be used for different situations, such as a working space, atelier, library, and theater room.
We can also give you more details during the online preview. Please feel free to ask questions.
What kind of facilities and equipment is provided?
In common space, we provide air conditioner, TV, washing machines, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, rice cooker, and other basic home appliances, such as frying pans, pots, cutlery, and other cooking utensils and hair dryers .
Some houses has been set dryers. Please check the each house page on websites for more information.
Private rooms are equipped with curtains, air conditioner, bed, and private refrigerator.( some of house are shared refrigerator).
Basic home appliances are equipped, so it is possible for you to start your living only with a suitcase.
If you need to purchase bedding, we have service to prepare bedding from your 1st day of moving in, so please contact us.
How do you clean the House? Are there any rules?
Basically, we ask our residents to clean and use good manners with each other, but we do have a regular cleaning service once or twice a week to support daily cleaning.
Is smoking allowed?
No. Smoking is prohibited in the entire building. However, you can smoke in the houses that have smoking areas according to the rules. Smoking in the rooms and houses is strictly prohibited.
Are there any furniture in the private rooms?
Yes, air conditioners, beds, curtains, storage space, and refrigerators are provided. Please inquire at the time of viewing for details.
What are the facilities in the dormitory?
Beds, mattresses, air conditioners, shared refrigerators and storage spaces are provided.
Are there locks on the rooms?
All private rooms have locks. For dormitory rooms, we have a personal in-room safe.
Is there a futon rental service?
Futons can be rented only for foreign residents coming from overseas. There is a charge of 10,000 yen for this service.
Please contact us before moving in if you wish to use this service.
Can I have a pet such as a dog or cat?
Unfortunately, we do not allow pets in our properties. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Can I move-in even though I cannot speak local language?
Since Kizunaya shared House is a shared house where honor socialize among residents , we receive many voice from residents that they are able to learn languages by communicate with their share mates.
Not few residents are just begin to learn Japanese or stay Japan for the first time.
Especially, In shared house with concept of international exchange, there are many people has interested in foreign language and culture, so many of them would like to speak English in their daily life.
Please rest assured that many of our residents have actually improved their language skills after moving in!
I'd like to know the age range and gender ratio of the people living here.
On average, 60% women and 40% men. The age of the residents varies from 20 to 30 years old, but on average, most of the residents are working adults around 25 years old. Each house is different, so please contact us for more details.
Is it possible to move in for just one month?
Unfortunately, we are a community-oriented share house, so we give priority to long-term residents. If you wish to stay for less than 3 months, we may not be able to accommodate you. We apologize for the inconvenience.
What kind of events do you have at the share house?
Many unique events are held every month at the Kizunaya House share house.
This kizunaya shared house is full of activity and event to get to know and be close each other, such as online school, dinner parties in each houses etc.
Several times a year, there are also events to enjoy cultural experiences such as athletic meets and climbing Mt Fuji.
Participation is completely optional. Those who want to join each events, they can join it.
I might get tired if I have to socialize a lot.
Because Kizunaya is a community oriented share house, there are some people who have the impression that we hold events every day, but basically, we value the residents gathering when they want to. There is no requirement to participate, and the atmosphere is basically free. In addition, there are many people who love people, so there are many families who want to actively enjoy socializing in the living room, and most people feel that a living room where you can feel the warmth is better than an empty living room. So if you don't value socializing much, this is not the right place for you.
Is there an age limit? Can underage persons move-in too?
In order to create a living environment where residents of the same age group can socialize closely with each other, the Kizunaya shared house has set the following age restrictions.
Acceptable age: 18-34 years old
Can I move-in together with my friend or partner?
Yes, you can.
If you want to share a room with your friend, we will contract an additional 15,000 yen per person for common service fee.
Dormitories or private rooms are available in each case.
Please contact us for details.
How much does it cost to move in?
Initial fee of 44,000 yen, the first month's rent and utility cost must be transferred within 3 business days after the reservation is confirmed.
If you need to arrange for the purchase of a bedding set, bedding fee of 10,000 yen will be added.
(Bedding set includes sheets, mattress pad, futon, futon cover, pillow, pillowcase, and blanket.)
*Rent and utilities for the first month will be prorated from the move-in date.
What is included in the common service fee?
The common service fee covers electricity, water, gas, utilities, consumables used in the common areas, and maintenance of the common areas of each house. Internet usage is provided free of charge. Please note that we do not guarantee that you will be able to connect to the Internet in the event that there is a problem with the connection.
What consumable items are included in the rent?
Trash bags, toilet paper, kitchen detergent, etc. for use in common areas.
Please prepare your own laundry detergent and bathroom supplies for personal use.
When is the earliest I can move in after viewing the room?
After viewing the room, you will be screened. The earliest you can move in is 14 days after passing the screening.
Is it possible to move in for a short period of time?
Basically, you need to move in for at least 3 months. Also, since we are a community-oriented share house, we may give priority to those who are considering moving in for a longer period of time.
Is it possible to move in without having a preview?
We apologize for the inconvenience, but we always ask everyone to come and take a look at the share house before moving in so that you can get a feel for it.
If you live overseas or too far away to visit the house, you can visit the house via an online tour.
What is the tenant screening process like?
We cannot tell you the details of the screening process.
Only those who have been approved will be contacted within 3 days of receiving the application form.
Sign the contract.
At least about two weeks
Guidance is possible.
What you need to bring with you
Apply for a room
1. ID card
2. Copy of passport or residence card for overseas residents
Initial fee and first-time payment
Fire insurance is optional
1. First month's rent
2. First month's common service fee
3. Initial contract fee
2. Common service fee
Rent will be charged for
two month after you
apply to move out
Attendance to move out
Settlement for moving out
(depends on the house)
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