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A designer luxury chalet in the truest sense, Glasshouse offers a 5 bedroom home away from home in a breathtaking cliffside location on the lower-most boundary of the Lower Hirafu Village. Dubbed Glasshouse for it’s incredible floor-to-ceiling picture windows that enclose the top floor living and dining areas, there’s nothing between the home and the cliff edge or the towering peak of Mt Yotei, offering unbelievable views. However there’s much more to this deluxe home than just its views, its elegant design which invites the outside in has been nominated for the 2014 World Ski Awards and has made it the ultimate alpine home, highly sought after each season.

Accommodation at Glasshouse features 5 bedrooms all located on the lower level of this split level 277m² home. The master bedroom features a king size bed with an adjoining ensuite bathroom while the remaining 4 bedrooms offer a choice of king or twin single beds and 2 shared bathrooms. There is also a fourth bathroom located upstairs, adjoining the outdoor hot tub. The upper level also features a spacious living and dining area complete with oversized lounges, a real fireplace and all the mod cons like LCD TV, Cable channels, DVD player, surround sound and more. The upstairs level is also home to full kitchen facilities and laundry facilities.

Glasshouse features concrete and black industrial steel commonly seen in modern Japanese architecture but successfully blends it with exposed timber beams and warm timber floors reminiscent of ancient Japanese shrines and castles. The beautifully textured and scented Japanese cypress (hinoki) adds an extra touch of luxury. Access to the ski lifts is via a long walk through the lower and middle villages, however there is a free shuttle bus that stops just a short walk away. A private concierge service also offers daily pick up and drop off services to the Gondola, Family Ace chairlift and a variety of restaurants. Within a 5 to 10 minute walk of Glasshouse there are a great range of bars and restaurants, however the main dining, entertainment and après ski scene of Hirafu is just a short drive away.


Accommodation at Glasshouse offers a huge split-level 5 bedroom home with a real fireplace and uninterrupted views of Mt Yotei.

Home Features:

  • Climate Control
  • Private Balcony
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Lounge Area
  • Real Fireplace
  • LCD TV
  • Cable Channels
  • DVD Player
  • Surround Sound
  • iPod Docking Station
  • TV/DVD in Children’s Room
  • Cribs & High Chairs Available
  • DVDs, Books & Board Games on request
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Cooktop
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Down Pillow & Duvets
  • Traditional Japanese Robe & Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • WiFi Access

5 Bedroom Home: This 277m², 5 bedroom split level home features open-plan space, 4 bathrooms, a spacious living area with oversized lounges, a real fireplace, outdoor Jacuzzi spa, full kitchen facilities and stunning views of Mt Yotei from floor-to-ceiling glass picture windows. All bedrooms are located on the lower level. An ensuite bathroom adjoins the master bedroom, two shared bathrooms are located downstairs and one bathroom is located upstairs, adjoining the hot tub. Bedding is 4 King Beds and 1 Bunk Bed. Maximum room capacity is 12 Adults. & Children.



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