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YOKOSUKA-CHUO AREA GUIDE

The area closest to the main gate

About Yokosuka Chuo and Shioiri

Yokosuka Chuo refers to the area around KQ Yokosuka Chuo Station on the Keihin Electric Express Railway, one of the closest stations to the Hon cho and Tomari-cho areas where the Yokosuka U.S. military base is located.
In this article, we will focus on the area around Keikyu Shioiri Station and JR Yokosuka Station as well.
On Route 16, which runs east-west in front of the main gate, there are many commercial establishments catering to US military.
Internet service, convenient rent payment service, exchange stores, used car store, home insurance company, and all the other stores you need while you are living here.
On Dobuita-street, one street over from Route16, you will find our office Iino Real Estate, hamburger stores, nars, and stores selling scajan and miscellaneous goods.
four-minute walking from KQ Shioiri Station is a large commercial facility called Coaska, which has furniture and clothing stores, a movie theater, and other facilities for all kinds of people to enjoy.
The shopping street that runs from Yokosuka Chuo Station to the north and south, called Blue Street, has become a very convenient area, with not only malls and stores, but also high-rise apartments (some of which are leased to U.S. military personnel) being built. In addition, the Y-deck in front of Yokosuka Chuo Station was completed in 1998.
The characteristics of the rental properties are about 600-800 SQFT, mainly 1LDK~2LDK properties.
As you move away from the center of Yokosuka, there is a tendency for the occupied area, garden, and number of parking spaces to increase.

Typical surrounding residential area

Odakicho・ Wakamatucho

The area is mainly from Womble Gate to Yokosuka Chuo Station. The street that runs straight in front of Chuo Station is called Blue Street by those involved in the base.
There are many shops and it is convenient for shopping. Many apartments are located in this convenient and popular area. It is recommended for relatively small households with little furniture and luggage.

Honcho

Near the main gate Yokosuka naval U.S. base, the area on either side of Route 16.
In normal times, Dobuita-street is crowded with restaurants and bars. The area is lined with several large apartment buildings and is recommended for those who value convenience in terms of shopping and access to trains.
This is an area where you can live more comfortably if you have a bicycle.

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Our store is also located on Dobuita Street.We are a military house agency. It's a two-minute walk from the main gate, so it's very easy to access.
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Ogawa-cho

It is a seaside area located roughly within a 5-10 minutes walk from Womble gate.
There are many Apartments, some of which have great views.
There is also a boat stop to Sarushima(Monkey island), and the Battleship Mikasa is on display at Mikasa Park.

Yonegahmadori

It is within walking and biking distance from Yokosuka naval U.S. base Yokosuka Mutual Aid Hospital is located here.There are many restaurants and other popular places to eat and drink.There are not many base properties, but it is an area to stop by when you are nearby.

Uwamachi

The shopping street is located on the south side of Yokosuka Chuo Station.
The history of the shopping street is so old that some stores have been in existence for more than 100 years, and the shopping association was naturally established around 1868-1872 in the early Meiji period.
Incidentally, the (Uemachi Ginza Shopping Association) was formed in 1947
"Signboard architecture," or two- to three-story buildings of stores and residences with their facades decorated with boards, mortar, and tiles, can be seen in Uwamachi.
The arcades in the shopping arcade, installed in 1975, have started to be removed from December 2020, which will make the sign architecture more visible than ever.

Sakamoto-cho

The area is just up the hill from KQ Shioiri Station.
A big community (Plan Vert Yokosuka Shioiri) with a great view is located in this area.
The area has easy access to the Yokosuka naval U.S. base and is suitable for those who want to live a calm life.
There are also many detached houses along the road, and some of them can be found for navy lease.

Recommended spots in Yokosuka Chuo and Shioiri

Coaska Bayside Stores

A four-minute walk from KQ Shioiri Station, the first thing you'll see when driving into Yokosuka from Route 16, along with the ocean view, is the reopened Coaska Bayside Stores, which opened in April 2020.
The building, which took about 1.5 years to renovate from the former "Shoppers Plaza," has been a favorite of local residents since it was built in 1991. More than 100 stores are concentrated in the six floors above ground.

Verney Park

This is a municipal park located near the Coaska Bayside Stores. About 2,000 roses are planted here. The name "Verney" comes from "Léonce Verney", a French engineer who guided the construction of the arsenal and other modern facilities in Yokosuka from 1865-1876.
The park was first opened in 1946 as Rinkai Park, and was reopened in 2001 with a French-style garden. You can enjoy the French-style flower beds, fountains, and Western-style gazebos while strolling around.
At the end of the park, on the JR Yokosuka Station side, there is the Verney Memorial Hall, where a steam hammer used to make ship parts is on display.

Sarushima

It is an uninhabited island located off the coast about 1.75 km east of Mikasa Park. The majority of the island is managed by Yokosuka City.
It is an uninhabited natural island where you can enjoy leisure activities such as swimming and BBQ.
From the end of the Edo period (1853-1868) to before World War II, the island was used as a base for the defense of the capital city of Tokyo Bay, where gun batteries and brick fortresses were built.
Even today, the traces of it remain, and it is popular among tourists visiting Yokosuka

MIKASA Park

The Mikasa city park is a five-minute walk from Womble gate.
There is a display of the Mikasa, a memorial ship that was used in the Battle of the Sea of Japan in 1905, and a fountain that changes its pattern in time with the music.
A ferry to Sarushima(Monkey island) departs from a pier in the park.

YOKOSUKA-CHUO AREA GUIDE

Close to station and CFAY

11mins walk to maingate
Location
Shioiri cho
plan
2 LDK
Area
702Sqft
Rent
¥190,000

Walking distance from base

19mins to Womble gate.
Location
Yonegahama
plan
2 LDK
Area
713Sqft
Rent
¥189,000

Easy bicycle commute / Near base

13mins by bike maingate
Location
Sakamotocho, Yokosuka
plan
4 LDK
Area
988Sqft
Rent
¥209,000

Apartment close to CFAY

1 mins walk to maingate
Location
hon-cho,Yokosuka City
plan
1 LDK
Area
665Sqft
Rent
¥180,000

Furnished【Not Navy contract】

5mins walk to BASE
Location
Honcho
plan
1 R
Area
284Sqft
Rent
¥135,000
Not available

Sun Colline Tower / 20th floor

13mins walk to maingate
Location
Wakamatsu cho
plan
2 LDK
Area
709Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Close to St. and CFAY

11 mins walk to maingate
Location
Sioiricho
plan
2 LDK
Area
867Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Renovated in 2020/ Close to base

11mins to Womblegate
Location
Yonegahama,Yokosuka
plan
3 LDK
Area
824Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Townhouse in honcho/Near CFAY

5mins walk to maingate
Location
Honcho
plan
2 LDK
Area
896Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Walking distance from Womblegate

6mins walk Womblegate
Location
Ogawacho
plan
1 LDK
Area
828Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Luxury room walking distance

5 mins walk to CFAY
Location
Hon-cho
plan
1 SLDK
Area
686Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Suncollinetower/Close to station

5mins walk Womblegate
Location
Wakamatsu-cho
plan
3 LDK
Area
775Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Right next to Womble gate

Next to womble gate
Location
Odakicho
plan
2 LDK
Area
622Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Walking Distance to Womblegate

7mins to Womblegate
Location
Ogawa cho
plan
1 LDK
Area
674Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Easy access to the base / Nice view

5 mins drive to maingate
Location
Sakamotocho
plan
3 LDK
Area
852Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

SUN COLLINE TOWER

5mins drive to maingate
Location
Wakamatsu-cho
plan
3 LDK
Area
801Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Walking distance from base

19mins walk to maingate
Location
Yonegahamadori
plan
2 LDK
Area
713Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Walking Distance to Womble gate

5mins walk Womblegate
Location
Ogawa cho
plan
2 LDK
Area
781Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Right next to Main Gate!

Right next to Main Gate!
Location
Honcho
plan
2 LDK
Area
575Sqft
Rent
Not available
Not available

Modern style APT with parking

Next to womblegate
Location
Odakicho
plan
3 LDK
Area
621Sqft
Rent
Not available

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