The Manyoshu (the oldest existing collection of Japanese poetry) describes Yugawara as a hot spring district since the early times of Japan history. Many of the literature giants have penned their masterpieces from here. Classic traditional Japanese Ryokans still exist along the Chitose River. The Yugawara Hot Spring Estate, sitting on the upper hill of Risoukyo in Oku Yugawara, atop a 21,000 square feet lot. This modern and beautifully designed 2 story single family home has 2 master bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 guest rooms, 1 washitsu (Tatami-room), 11 baths, home theater, elevator, with a private drive way. Walking into the main foyer entrance hall, you are invited by the sunlight pouring through the high ceiling window and splendid spiral staircase. Floor-ceiling window from the open dining and living room leads you to a green lawn garden with a water fountain. The Estate pampers you with an indoor and outdoor onsen bath. Perfect for discrete few who deserves the best, as well as to entertain VIP guests, or simply for the whole family to enjoy.