A Modern, Tranquil Enclave In The Mountains Of Hokkaido

This resort village features fully-furnished luxury villas that marry modern design, comfort, and tradition within a spacious winter and summer resort in Upper Higashiyama, Hokkaido. 

In the heart of Higashiyama or the “East Mountain” in Hokkaido, Japan, is a tranquil sanctuary that embraces the modern while remaining rooted in culture. Koa Niseko is a picturesque resort village from Hong Kong-based company Supernova Land, which specializes in designing thoughtful homes in spectacular places. The development brings its residents closer to Hokkaido’s quaint towns, majestic mountain sides, and pastoral valleys. As such, they can experience as many adventures as they want while still having a quiet respite to return to, one far from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

The snowy mountainscape of Koa Niseko
The snowy mountainscape of Koa Niseko/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Koa Niseko’s fully-furnished luxury villas are a cut above the rest, with contemporary sensibilities that fuse seamlessly with traditional materials. As a testament to its quality, The Asia Pacific Property Awards named it the Best Residential Development in Japan for 2021 to 2022—a title the development holds with pride and continues to exhibit through its very DNA. 

Mount Yotei in Higashiyama, Hokkaido
Mount Yotei in Higashiyama, Hokkaido/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

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Cutting-Edge Modernity Meets Inimitable Tradition

Those looking to own a property in Koa Niseko can choose between three types of luxury villas. These are the Koa Super Villas, the Koa Villas, and the Koa Townhouses. Each of these residences offer fresh, contemporary designs, catering to a variety of discerning tastes and needs. 

Every villa in Koa Niseko features a modern, clean design with touches of traditional fixtures and materials to create spaces unlike any other
Every villa in Koa Niseko features a modern, clean design with touches of traditional fixtures and materials to create spaces unlike any other/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Koa Super Villas

The Koa Super Villas are the pinnacle of turnkey homes in Niseko, featuring 370 square meters of two-storey space. Each villa boasts 5 bedrooms with double master suites, a unique onsen-style bath, and a sauna.

A Koa Niseko Super Villa
A Koa Niseko Super Villa/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq
Every Super Villa comes with an onsen-style bath
Every Super Villa comes with an onsen-style bath/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

These elements combine with natural materials and tones to create an atmosphere of harmony, peace, and comfort. The Super Villas are suitable for large families, with expansive areas that make for lavish, multi-generational homes that will stand the test of time. 

Inside the Koa Super Villa
Inside the Koa Super Villa/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Koa Villas

The Koa Villas are also built for the whole family, with two-storeys and 194 square meters of space. The three-bedroom abode features a covered porch and a balcony that keep their residents close to the surrounding nature’s breathtaking views. During the day, interiors are bathed in the sun’s golden light, mainly due to the combination of natural wooden tones, high ceilings, and full-height windows. 

A Koa Villa
A Koa Villa/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Subtle Scandinavian designs meld perfectly with Japanese styles to create furnishings that feel sleek and sophisticated. After all, the Danish concept of Hygge inspires every villa’s design: an ode to the joy and intimacy that can be found in appreciating life’s quotidian and ephemeral moments.

Inside a Koa Villa
Inside a Koa Villa/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Koa Townhouses 

Lastly, there are the Koa Townhouses, which sport simple silhouettes with endless possibilities. These semi-detached, two-storey homes have 135 square meters of space with two bedrooms. Wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling windows offer plenty of natural light, while a covered porch provides privacy and scenery. 

Koa Townhouses in the summer
Koa Townhouses in the summer/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Like the other two villas, Koa Townhouses incorporate the concept of Hygge into their designs with carefully-curated furnishings and warm interiors that inspire comfort. They’re great for individuals, couples, or much smaller families who want a cozy, welcoming home for every season. 

The living room inside a Koa Townhouse
The living room inside a Koa Townhouse/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Home for the Holidays

Koa Niseko doesn’t just offer properties for ownership—visitors can also book a stay at available Koa Villas or Koa Townhouses. Whatever the season, Koa Niseko is available for both long and short stays, making it an ideal spot for a ski trip with friends or a comprehensive tour of Hokkaido. 

Regardless of the season, Koa Villas are perfect for any kind of vacation
Regardless of the season, Koa Villas are perfect for any kind of vacation/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Koa Villas can accommodate six to eight pax, while the Townhouses are best for groups of four to six. Guests can expect top tier service and amenities, including luxury property management and butler services by the H2 Group, as well as fully-equipped kitchens, rooms, and bathrooms. 

Tranquil Yet Within Reach

Though Koa Niseko is located in the serene mountainscape of Upper Higashiyama, it’s by no means isolated. The development’s prime location means that everything is within reach, from transportation to amazing dining establishments. 

Grab a coffee to go at Mountain Kiosk Coffee by the base of Hirafu Ski Slopes
Grab a coffee to go at Mountain Kiosk Coffee by the base of Hirafu Ski Slopes/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Residents and visitors can easily access the nearest ski lift and Niseko United lift system, which are just 350 meters away. Hirafu, Niseko Village, Annupuri, and Niseko Town are only a few minutes away by car, while Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport is an easy two-hour drive filled with rolling hills and verdant valleys. 

Koa Niseko is a picturesque, two-hour trip from Sapporo's New Chitose Airport
Koa Niseko is a picturesque, two-hour trip from Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

A variety of hotels, stores, restaurants, and cultural attractions are also within reach. These include the Niseko Distillery, Sapporo Drug, Niseko View Farmers Market, Niseko Nature Centre, and the Kanzenotani Camping Ground, among many others. 

The Niseko Distillery
The Niseko Distillery/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

Exploring Hokkaido

An assortment of activities and experiences await those in Koa Niseko. For example, Hokkaido’s best golf courses are simply a 45-minute drive away.

Residents and visitors can enjoy skiing or snowboarding in the winter months
Residents and visitors can enjoy skiing or snowboarding in the winter months/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq
The lush Niseko Village golf course is only a 45-minute drive from Koa Niseko
The lush Niseko Village golf course is only a 45-minute drive from Koa Niseko/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

If the season is right, one can also go strawberry picking. Those who enjoy thrills can participate in rafting and adventuring in the NAC Adventure Park. Get a taste of Hokkaido’s rich history and practices by attending the Shakotan Fire Festival in the summer, or indulge in a range of farm-to-table experiences. 

Experience Hokkaido's culture with the summer Shakotan Fire Festival
Experience Hokkaido’s culture with the summer Shakotan Fire Festival/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq
Keep active at the NAC Adventure Park
Keep active at the NAC Adventure Park/Photo via Instagram @houseofkoahq

In Hokkaido, the sky’s the limit. No matter where you go, your villa in Koa Niseko will always be there to welcome you and your loved ones with its inimitable modern elegance, traditional spirit, and magnificent surroundings. 


To learn more about Koa Niseko, including ownership and bookings, you may visit its official website. For more updates and information, you may also follow the development on Instagram and Facebook.

Banner photos via Instagram @housekoahq.

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