Koa Niseko Townhouses

Five two key luxurious chalets in Higashiyama.


TypeBuilding development
ServiceProject Management
AreaHigashiyama, Niseko town
(Architectural design)
(Interior Design)
(Compliance architect)
Built2019 (phase 1)
  • 2F
  • 356~378 m²
  • 2 x 128 m²
  • 2 x 2
  • 2 x 2
  • 1 x 2
  • 4 x 2
  • 5
  • 2 (x 5)


Can be adjoined

Emphasis on soundproofing

Main Features

  • 6 x 2
  • 4 min to the ski hills by car
  • Quiet location in the core of Higashiyama
  • Mt Yotei view for South facing units
  • Higashiyama ski hills view for North facing units
  • Sustainable timber structure
  • Low emissivity triple glazing (partial)
  • High efficacy exterior insulation
  • Low consumption LED lights
  • Communication door between units
  • Dry room
  • Slanted high ceiling on 2F
  • Walk-in closet in master bedroom
  • Laundry closet with separate washer & dryer
  • Owner's storage

Other Features

  • Natural oak finished custom kitchen
  • Western size European brand dishwasher
  • Built-in western size Miele oven
  • Energy efficient induction cooktop
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Underfloor heating in entry, dry room, bathrooms and living/dining/kitchen
  • A/C in living/dining/kitchen and master bedroom
  • Electric towel warmers
  • Auto-lock keypad entry
  • 55'' Sony TV in the living room
  • Designer lighting fixtures
  • Wi-fi throughout the property
  • Gable roof
  • Hotel grade interior design
  • Artist artworks
  • High spec soundproofing between units
  • White painted cedar exterior cladding
  • Natural timber ceiling finish in living
  • Floor & wall tiled master bathroom
  • Extra-wide window in living
  • Pleated screens


  • “Franck Giral worked closely with us and the consultants to execute a fully built out luxury development of 10 villas and 10 townhouses in Niseko in record time. “

    Jason Kuok
    Supernova-land HK Ltd., Founder & General Manager
  • “Franck Giral was efficient and knowledgeable in all aspects of the development and created a good rapport with the entire team. His good Japanese and English communication skills and sound technical knowledge ensured the project was delivered on time and on budget.”

    Jason Kuok
    Supernova-land HK Ltd., Founder & General Manager
  • “Franck Giral is an excellent contributing team member and highly knowledgeable professional through all project phases. We have successfully collaborated with Franck on a few projects throughout Hokkaido in the last 2 years. As an international design service, his multilingual communication and project coordination skills have greatly assisted us through the projects.”

    Craig Takahata
    ZOO, Founder & Creative Director
  • “Through the projects I have collaborated on with him, Franck Giral has always been managing them from a fair position. As a result, he contributes to building a constructive relationship between local professionals like me and the client.
    He also knows how to direct projects towards success thanks to high expertise, as well as friendly and honest character. I have no doubt that he will continue to make more projects successful.”

    Seiji Nakadate
    YK ND Studio, 1st Class Architect & CEO
  • “Franck Giral struck me not only impressed with his language abilities that allows smooth communications between the local team and the client, but also with his deep understanding and knowledge of the Japanese construction and development regulations. This plays an invaluable role when it comes to transform the client’s requests into realistic plans.”

    Seiji Nakadate
    YK ND Studio, 1st Class Architect & CEO

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