For Sale: Modernist heritage-listed house in Meguro

Tsuchiura Residence Kamiosaki 7

No longer available

The 81-year old house of modernist architect Kameki Tsuchiura (1897-1996) was listed for sale over the weekend. This is a very rare property to see available.

Built in 1935, the house was designed by Tsuchiura as his personal residence. The two-storey, wood-framed residence has two bedrooms and a study on the second floor, a living/dining room with vaulted ceiling and kitchen on the ground floor, and a bathroom in the basement. The house has a registered floor area of 176 sqm (1,894 sq.ft) and is on a 285 sqm block of land. It is a 8 minute walk from Meguro Station on the Yamanote Loop Line and is 600 meters from Ebisu Garden Place.

Notes Meguro Aobadai Penthouse

2-Bedrooms + 1 Bathroom, 89.35 sqm
Aobadai, Meguro-ku, Tokyo


*This apartment sold in March 2016 and is no longer available.*

Notes Meguro Aobadai is a 7-storey condominium located a 10 minute walk from Daikanyama’s T-Site shopping and dining complex.

This is a 2-Bedroom corner apartment on the 7th floor (the top floor of the building). It includes a large balcony with rooftop terrace, two walk-in closets, and a living/dining room with a ceiling height of up to 3,400mm. 

Clio Ebisu Nibankan Penthouse

2-Bedrooms + 1 Bathroom, 75.04 sqm
Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo


*This apartment sold in March 2016 and is no longer available.*

Clio Ebisu Nibankan is a 5-storey, low rise apartment building located 350 meters from Ebisu Garden Place. The building contains 65 apartments and was completed in 1999.

The Yamanote Line runs along the west and south-west side of the building.

This is a 2-Bedroom corner apartment on the 5th floor (the top floor of the building). It includes a spacious rooftop terrace for entertaining, an open-plan kitchen, and a master bedroom with walk-in closet. The apartment is north-east and south-east facing and is on the opposite side of the building to the Yamanote Line train tracks.

Mita 2 Land

Land with existing structure, 192.75 sqm
Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo


*This property sold in February 2016 and is no longer available*

This is a block of land with existing structure (concrete house) in Meguro-ku’s Mita neighbourhood. It is 750 meters from Ebisu Garden Place and 800 meters from the Meguro Station area.

The land is elevated above street level and provides sunny, south-west facing views over the neighbourhood below. Due to the slope of the land and the low-rise houses across the street, the views are open.

This land is being sold in as-is condition with the house included. Due to the retaining walls, demolition and construction costs may be higher than normal.

The land is zoned as Category I Mid/High-rise Oriented Residential Zone.This zone is designated for medium to high residential buildings. In addition to hospital and university buildings, certain types of shop buildings with a floor area of up to 500m2 are permitted. Hotels/Ryokans are not permitted in this zone.

There are no building plans attached to this land and buyers are free to choose their own home builder / architect.

Brillia Towers Meguro Sold Out

Brillia Towers Meguro, a large-scale, mixed office and residential project under construction near Meguro Station in Tokyo, has sold out this month. The project is scheduled for completion by late 2017 / early 2018.

The two residential towers will contain 940 apartments. 279 of those will go to original landowners, while the remaining 661 were made available for sale.

Sales began in early June 2015. The sales office had already received 23,000 requests for property brochures before the first round of sales. The model room, which opened in early April, could only be visited by appointment and was booked out two months in advance. Over 9,000 groups visited the model room.

Contemporary family home for sale in Komaba, Meguro

SOLD IN 2015

This is a contemporary concrete home in a historically wealthy and exclusive neighbourhood in Meguro. It is 800 meters from the Shoto and Kamiyamacho neighbourhoods and 2,200 meters from the Shibuya Crossing.

The two-storey, 5-Bedroom home is just 20 meters away from the grounds of Komaba Park and the former Maeda Residence. From the living and dining area it is possible to see the large trees that form part of the Maeda estate, and it is easy to forget that you are a 10 minute taxi ride from the heart of Shibuya’s vibrant shopping district.

Musee Shirokane Chojamaru 1F

4-Bedrooms + 2 Bathrooms + 1 Car space, 236.05 sqm
Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo


*This apartment sold in June 2015 and is no longer available*

Musee Shirokane Chojamaru is a luxury, low-rise residential complex in a historically wealthy neighbourhood just north of Meguro Station, and 650 meters south of Ebisu Garden Place. The approach to the building is via a long private driveway. There are just 23 apartments sharing a 3,200 sqm block of land. The exterior facade is clad in limestone imported from France.

This is a spacious 4-Bedroom apartment on the 1st floor. It features marble flooring, plaster walls, wine cellar, floor heating in all rooms, a second bathroom in the master bedroom, and a 91 sqm private garden. The interior was upgraded in February 2008 with new kitchen and bathrooms, wallpaper, flooring and ceilings.

The land ownership share for this apartment is approximately 232.59 sqm.

One flat car park is included, and it may be possible to rent an additional car park (machine parking; subject to availability). One 6.23 sqm trunkroom storage space is also included with the apartment.

The building is managed by Asahi Facilities. Pets are not allowed.

The average sale price in this building between 2006 ~ 2008 was approximately 1,475,000 Yen/sqm.

Nearby development:

An area just to the east of Meguro Station is begin developed into several large high-rise apartments and office space, with apartments priced at around 1,800,000 Yen/sqm.


  • MyBasket Supermarket: 350 meters
  • Tokyu Store Supermarket: 450 meters
  • Meguro Dori Street: 550 meters
  • Ebisu Garden Place: 650 meters
  • Institute for Nature Study: 850 meters
  • Teien Art Museum: 800 meters
  • Meguro Gajoen: 800 meters
  • Meguro Station – 7 min walk
    (Yamanote, Mita, Namboku,  Meguro Lines)
  • Ebisu Station – 15 min walk
    (JR Yamanote Line)

Signs of life for vacant site between Daikanyama and Nakameguro

Kamimeguro 1 Chome Project 5

The large and vacant plot of land located between Daikanyama and Nakameguro may finally see some activity as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Meguro Ward have announced that they are seeking tenders from developers for the 8,500 sqm site.

The land was previously the site of lodgings for the Japanese National Railway Settlement Corporation (JNRSC). The property was acquired by the Tokyo Government and Meguro Ward in 1995 for approximately 6.4 billion Yen. Initial plans were for an aged-care facility and public housing.

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