With great views of Lake Biwa east, and forests & mountains west & south, we are surrounded by nature. Biwako Valley ski and scenic resort is nearby; Kyoto just 30 minutes away by train. Lake Biwa beaches and hiking trails are nearby too. We raise ducks and keep gardens. We can pick you up at Horai station & bring you 1 km to our home. Guests share the house (built in 2016) with myself, wife, son (12) and 2 friendly toy poodles. Breakfast included. Dinner is not but kitchen can be used at times.