What Is Asagaya Station Area Like?

What Is Asagaya Station Area Like?

2020-02-20

Town & Local Area Info

When moving to a new place, how do you choose which area to live in?

We all have different priorities as to what makes a place comfortable: public security, accessibility to schools and work places, abundance in shopping facilities, etc.
No matter the preference, it is often difficult to find a suitable area without acquiring enough understanding of the place in advance.

In this article, I’ll tell you about the public transportation and atmosphere of Asagaya Station area.
To those who are interested in Asagaya Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.

 

What is Asagaya Station Like?

A popular railway line that provides direct access to Tokyo and Shinjuku Stations: the Chuo Line.
Out of the stations along the Chuo line, Asagaya Station is often mentioned by people who are house hunting.
There are many reasons for its popularity: it affords a convenient shopping environment with bustling shopping streets; it is the nearest station of Minami-Asagaya(awarded 1st place for the most livable town 2017); compared to Nakano, Koenji, and Ogikubo stations, it has a laid-back atmosphere; it offers great access to central areas, etc.
I’d like to tell you more about the charms of this Asagaya Station area!

 

Public Transport And Accessibility Of Asagaya Station

≪Trains Running Through Asagaya Station≫
①East Japan Railway Chūō Line (Rapid)
② East Japan Railway Chūō-Sōbu Line(Local)
③Tokyo Metro Tozai Line

≪Approximate Travel Time From Asagaya Station To Central Stations≫
– Shinjuku Station: 8 min (0 transfer)
– Tokyo Station: 21 min (0 transfer)
– Roppongi Station: 30 min (1 transfer via Yoyogi Station)
– Shinagawa Station: 31 min (1 transfer via Shinjuku Station)
– Ikebukuro Station: 19 min (1 transfer via Takadanobaba Station)
– Shibuya Station: 18 min (1 transfer via Shinjuku Station)

To sum up, Asagaya is a station along the popular Chuo Line that provides direct access to Tokyo and Shinjuku Stations!

 

Popular Restaurants Around Asagaya Station

① SATO Burian
●This place is so popular that is nearly impossible to book, and the price is quite high. However, it’s one of the best Yakiniku(grilled meat) restaurant in Tokyo so it’s definitely worth going to!
Continuously rated 4 in Tabelog (gourmet website), this restaurant is also selected as Tabelog’s Top 100 Yakiniku Restaurants[2019].
Kyushu Wagyu beef is meticulously prepared and served at the best condition.
They also have great wine. If you’re interested, try going there.
●Restaurant Information
Address: Tokyo, Suginami City, Asagayaminami, 3 Chome−44−2 Arai Bldg. 1F
TEL: 03-6915-1638
Opening Hours: 17:00~23:30(23:00L.O.)
Regular Holidays: Irregular Holidays
Store Link:https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1319/A131905/13127046/

②Irohaya
●A restaurant famous for savory ramen with light, clear shoyu broth. The chef is a graduate of Torii style ramen school.
The clear ramen soup is a combination of meat and seafood broths, and has the flavor of classic ramen that everybody loves.

●Restaurant Information
Address: 6 Chome-13-1 Asagayakita, Suginami Ward, Suginami City, Tokyo
TEL: Not Available
Opening Hours: 11:30~14:30/ 18:00~21:00
Regular Holidays: Wednesdays
Store Link: Not Available

 

Main Shopping Facilities In Asagaya Station Area

●Supermarket
Seiyu Asagaya Store (00:00~23:59) 1 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
Ito-Yokado Shokuhinkan Asagaya(10:00~23:00) 2 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
Chisan Marche Asagaya (10:00~20:00) 2 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
Kyushuya Asagaya Store (10:00~22:00) Directly connected to Asagaya Station
Daily Table KINOKUNIYA Beans Asagaya (10:00~21:00) Directly connected to Asagaya Station
A Colle Asagaya 2-Chome Shop (8:00~24:00) 3 min walk from Asagaya Station South Exit
Mini Piago Asagayaminami 1-Chome Shop (00:00~23:59) 5 min walk from Asagaya Station South Exit
…and more.

●Drug Store(Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
Tomod’s Beans Asagaya Store (10:00~22:00) Directly connected to Asagaya Station
Cocokara Fine Asagayakita Store (10:00~22:00) 3 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
Nakagawa Pharmacy Asagaya Store (09:00~19:00) 1 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
Welcia Suginami Asagayaminami Shop (09:00~23:00) 3 min walk from Asagaya Station North Exit
SUNDRUG Asagaya Ekimae Shop (10:00~21:15) 2 min walk from Asagaya Station South Exit
Cocokara Fine Asagaya Store (09:00~21:30) 5 min walk from Asagaya Station South Exit

●Other Shopping Streets and Large Scale Shopping Facilities
Asagaya Pearl Center Shopping Street: Right outside Asagaya Station South Exit

Ranking high as “the most livable town”, Asagaya has many supermarkets and drug stores, as well as a large shopping street. Residents will never be left short of places to shop!

 

Rental Market Value In Asagaya Station Area

●General Rent Values From A Current Real Estate Agent

[For Singles] Separate bath and toilet/ 2nd Floor and above/ 1K room
▹10 min walk from station⇒ 75,000~85,000 yen
▹15 min walk from station⇒ 70,000~85,000 yen

[For Couples] Separate bath and toilet/ 2nd Floor and above/ 1LDK room
▹10 min walk from station⇒ 120,000~140,000 yen
▹15 min walk from station⇒ 115,000=140,000 yen

[For Families] Separate bath and toilet/ 2nd Floor and above/ 2LDK room
▹10 min walk from station⇒ 160,000~190,000 yen
▹15 min walk from station⇒ 150,000~190,000 yen

Compared to Nakano or Ogikubo areas, rent values in Asagaya are slightly low.
Nevertheless, being a station along the Chuo Line, they cost around 1.3 times more compared to apartments near the Seibu Shinjuku Line.

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Located along the popular Chuo Line, providing convenient transport and comfortable living environment―Asagaya is an area you cannot miss.

I’ve also published articles about other station areas, be sure to check them out.

 

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