What Is Den-en-chofu Station Area Like?

What Is Den-en-chofu Station Area Like?


Town & Local Area Info

When moving to a new house, 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 Den-en-chofu Station area.
To those who are interested in Den-en-chofu Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.




What Is Den-en-chofu Station Like?

The Den-en-chofu Station area in Ota Ward has been considered as a high class residential area for quite a while. Currently, high class districts have also developed in other areas of central Tokyo, and are not as place-specific as they once were. Still, a great number of luxurious mansions make up the iconic scenery of Den-en-chofu. The rows of gingko trees spreading out from the station in all directions, is a must-see spectacle when autumn colors peak.
A random fact: the Den-en-chofu area lies about 42.5 meters above sea level―the highest in all of Otaku Ward.

Public Transport And Accessibility Of Den-en-chofu Station

≪Trains Running Through Den-en-chofu Station≫
(1) Tōkyū Tōyoko Line
(2) Tōkyū Meguro Line

≪Approximate Travel Time From Den-en-chofu Station To Central Stations≫
– Shinjuku Station: 23 min (1 transfer)
– Tokyo Station: 28 min (2 transfers)
– Roppongi Station: 18 min (1 transfer)
– Shinagawa Station: 18 min (1 transfer)
– Ikebukuro Station: 32 min (0 transfer)
– Shibuya Station: 14 min (0 transfer)

The Tōkyū Tōyoko Line alone already provides sufficient transportation. The Meguro Line offers direct access to its two mutual direct operation sections : the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line and the Toei Mita Line. Although this area is slightly far from city center, the transportation is extremely convenient.

Popular Restaurants Around Den-en-chofu Station

(1)Pelican Coffee
A coffee shop that looks like an ordinary house, located right beside the Den-en-chofu Station loop(west exit).
The Den-en-chofu area is composed of many fashionable buildings, and the stylish appearance of this coffee shop fits in well with its atmosphere. During the morning menu hours from 7:30 to 10:00, you can add French toast, quiche, or croque-monsieur to your drink for an additional 300~450 yen.

●Restaurant Information
Address: 3 Chome-25-17 Denenchofu, Ota Ward, Tokyo
TEL: 03-3721-7951
Opening Hours: [Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun]
7:30~19:30(L.O. 19:00)
Regular Holidays: New year holidays and Bon holidays
Store Link: http://www.pelican-coffee.com

Den-en-chofu has been recognized as a high class residential area since long ago, and there are many well-known restaurants in the district. Heihachi, a famous Unagi(Japanese eels) restaurant, has been pleasing its customers for many years. Reservations are a must even during lunch hours. This restaurant focuses on serving freshly prepared and cooked Unagi, which takes around 30~40 minutes from order to table. So be sure to keep your schedule open, and try to arrive before your hunger peaks.

●Restaurant Information
Address: 2 Chome-50-2 Denenchofu, Ota Ward, Tokyo
TEL: 03-3722-0198
Opening Hours: 11:30~14:00
Regular Holidays: Mondays and 3rd Tuesdays

Main Shopping Facilities In Den-en-chofu Station Area

Precce Denenchofu (9:00~22:00) Within the Denenchofu Station precinct
Cocokara fine Denenchofu Station Front (10:00~21:00) 8 min walk from Denenchofu Station

●Drugstore (Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
Matsumoto Kiyoshi Denenchofu (10:00~21:00) 1 min walk from Denenchofu Station
Cocokara fine Toritsu-daigaku Station Front (10:00~22:00) 1 min walk from Denenchofu Station

●Other Large Scale Shopping Facilities
There are several shops around the station―some along the streets outside the east exit―but the west side is mainly residential with few shopping facilities.
The numbers are few compared to other areas, but you shouldn’t encounter any problems shopping for necessities or going out to eat.


Rental Market Value In Den-en-chofu Station Area

●General Rent Values From A Current Real Estate Agent
[For Singles] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1K
▹10 min walk from station⇒100,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒97,000 yen~

[For Couples] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒170,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒165,000 yen~

[For Families] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 2LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒190,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒185,000 yen~

The 1LDK type rooms are relatively new to the area, so their prices are rather high.

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Den-en-chofu, long-known for its high class residential area, offers a fashionable atmosphere that charms its residents.

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