Need more space to work from home in Tokyo? This Week’s Top 5 Properties

If you’re looking for more room to work from home or simply want to move into a bigger apartment, today’s feature is for you!

In this post, we have selected this week’s five best properties in the Tokyo area that offer excellent value in terms of space and amenities. Some of these properties are available immediately and a few will be open in the next few weeks!

Check them out below! For more info or to get in touch with the agent, please click on the images or relevant links to get to the property detail page.

Spacious 2LDK Apartment in Mitaka – Easy access to the trendy neighborhood of Kichijoji — 52-sqm (559-sqft) of living space!

The street south of JR Kichijoji station is densely packed with restaurants, bars, and businesses. Photo: Scott Kouchi

People sitting on benches at Inokashira Park in Kichijoji. Photo: Cindy

Where: This 2BR apartment is located in the popular neighborhood of Kichijoji in the city of Mitaka, in the western suburbs of Tokyo. It is about an 11-minute bus ride to the nearest station, Kichijoji on the JR Chuo line.

Kichijoji is known for having tons of stylish shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars for those who enjoy a lively nightlife. It is also close to Inokashira Park where you can enjoy beautiful natural scenery.

2LDK floor plan. Large wraparound balcony, two Japanese-style bedrooms, toilet and vanity separate from bathroom. Please click on the image to see the full listing and fill out the inquiry form on the detail page to get in touch with the agent!

Apartment Highlights

  • 52.00 m² (559-sqft) 2LDK (2BR), sunny south-facing apartment
  • No deposit, no key money, no guarantor fee
  • Excellent value for this amount of space and location
  • Broadband wiring pre-installed. You will need to get an ISP to set up a home internet connection.
  • Available from February 10, 2021.
  • Please click here and fill out the inquiry form for details on this property and to arrange a room view!

3DK Apartment in Funabashi – 56.70 m² (602-sqft) – 45-min direct to Narita Airport – Up to 2 months’ rent FREE

Where: 20-minute walk from Keisei Okubo Station on the Keisei Main line.

  • Convenient neighborhood. Two conbini, supermarket, noodle shop within a few minutes walking distance.
  • 13-min direct ride to Funabashi Station
  • 45-min direct ride to Narita Airport
  • About a 45-min commute, with one transfer, to Tokyo Station

3DK apartment for rent in Funabashi floor plan. Please click on the image to see the full listing and fill out the inquiry form on the detail page to get in touch with the agent!

Apartment Highlights

  • Spacious 56.70 m² (602-sqft) 3DK apartment with all Western-style rooms and lots of closet space
  • No key money
  • Agent is currently running a campaign where you can get up to 2 months’ FREE rent!
  • Please click here and fill out the inquiry form for details on this property and to arrange a room view!

2DK Apartment in Kanagawa — About an hour to Shinjuku and an hour to Chigasaki Beach!

Where: 15-min walk to Aiko Ishida Station on the Odakyu line in Isehara-shi, Kanagawa.

  • 57-min direct ride to Shinjuku on the Okdayu line.
  • About a 53-minute ride to Chigasaki Beach!

2DK apartment for rent in Isehara-shi, Kanagawa. Please click on the image to see the full listing and fill out the inquiry form on the detail page to get in touch with the agent!

Apartment Highlights

  • 39.24 m² (419-sqft) 2DK 3rd-floor (top floor) apartment
  • No deposit, no key money
  • Available for move-in starting January 29th!
  • Please visit the property detail page for details and to contact the agent for a room view!

3DK Apartment in Hachioji – 22-min walk to Takao Station — Pets negotiable – Near Tama River – Great for hikers and nature lovers!

Where: 11-min walk from Hazama Station on the Keio Takao line. About a 50-min direct commute to Shinjuku.

  • 22-min walk to Takao Station (JR Chūō Line (Tōkyō-Shiojiri)
  • 23-min walk to Mejirodai Station (Keiō Takao Line)

Mount Fuji View From Top of Mount Takao. Image: iStock

Spacious 58.32 m² 3DK apartment for rent in Hachioji. Please click on the image to see the full listing and fill out the inquiry form on the detail page to get in touch with the agent!

Apartment Features

  • Spacious 58.32 m² (624-sqft) 3DK top floor (3rd floor) apartment
  • No key money
  • Excellent value for amount of space!
  • Plenty of storage, system kitchen, pets negotiable
  • Available in early March 2021!
  • Please visit the property detail page for details and to contact the agent for a room view!

2DK Apartment in Sumida Ward – Spacious 50-sqm apartment – Room Sharing up to 2 people ok!

Where:

  • 10-min walk from Higashi Mukojima Station (Tōbu Isesaki Line)
  • 10-min walk from Yahiro Station (Keisei Oshiage Line)
  • About 20-min ride to Asakusa station, 25-min ride to Ueno station, 35-min ride to Tokyo Station, 40-min ride to Shinagawa Station, 45-min ride to Shinjuku Station

Please click on the image to see the full listing and fill out the inquiry form on the detail page to get in touch with the agent!

Apartment Features

  • Spacious 50-sqm (538-sqft) 2DK apartment
  • No key money, no agency fee
  • Room sharing (up to 2 people) ok!
  • Great location, convenient for getting to major stations in western Tokyo
  • Please visit the property detail page for details and to contact the agent for a room view!

Lead photo: Inokashira Park in Kichijoji by Cindy from the GaijinPot Housing Service

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