What Is Yōga Station Area Like?

What Is Yōga Station Area Like?

2020-08-21

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 the Yōga Station area.
To those who are interested in the Yōga Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.

What Is the Yōga Station Area Like?

Yōga, located in Setagaya Ward, is made up of a peaceful residential area favored among families. Same as the neighboring station Sakurashinmachi, this station provides great access to Shibuya, which is another reason why this area is so popular.
Within walking distance from Yōga Station is Kinuta Park. Here, you can enjoy all kinds of outdoor events, from picnicking on green grass to viewing Sakura in full bloom, as well as playing on obstacle courses. Not only is the park a great location for families, it’s also great for taking a stroll or for jogging.
Since there are few areas to enjoy lush greenery in Tokyo, this adds another charm to Yōga.

Public Transport and Accessibility of Yōga Station

≪Trains Running Through Yōga Station≫
(1)Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line

≪Approximate Travel Time From Yōga Station To Central Stations≫
– Shinjuku Station: 25 min (1 transfer)
– Tokyo Station: 35 min (2 transfers)
– Roppongi Station: 27 min (1 transfer)
– Shinagawa Station: 31 min (1 transfer)
– Ikebukuro Station: 32 min (1 transfer)
– Shibuya Station: 13 min (0 transfers)

Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line is directly connected to the Tokyo-Metro Hanzomon Line, which allows for efficient transport. However, note that rapid trains do not stop at Yōga Station. Semi-express trains will stop at this station.

Popular Restaurants Around Yōga Station

(1)Ryoura
A store run by a former sous-chef of Pierre’ Herme Salon de The’, famous for western confectionary. The store is a 3 minute walk away from Yōga Station, at the end of the Yōga shopping street. Its exterior is pretty and stylish, and inside, photogenic sweets are lined up in the showcase window. This authentic French confectionary store is perfect for getting a souvenir for friends, or to enjoy at home.
●Restaurant Information
4 Chome-29-5 Yoga, Setagaya City, Tokyo Greenhills Yoga ST 1F
TEL: 03-6447-9406
Opening Hours: 11:00 AM~7:00 PM
Regular Holidays: Open all year round
Store Link: http://www.ryoura.com

(2)1010 Noel Dr.
A 6 minute walk from Yōga Station is a hamburger shop loved by locals. They are popular for serving authentic but reasonably priced hamburgers. You can select toppings such as cheese, avocado, and bacon, as well as order an extra patty. Being able to customize your hamburger is the best part. My personal recommendation is their Miso-glazed eggplant burgers.
●Restaurant Information
Address:Tokyo, Setagaya City, Yoga, 3 Chome−11−1 wealth Yōga-dai 1B
Opening Hours: [Mon-Fri]
11:00 AM〜9:00 PM(L.O.21:00)
[Weekends and Holidays]
10:30 AM~9:00 PM(L.O.21:00)
Regular Holidays: Tuesdays
Store Link: http://1010noeru.wix.com/1010noeldr

Major Shopping Facilities In Yōga Station Area

●Supermarket
Tokyu Store Food Station Yōga (7:00 AM~11:00 PM) Inside Setagaya Business Square, directly connected to the station
Fuji Yōga (9:30 AM~1:30 AM) 2 min walk from station
OK Store Yōga Station Front (8:30 AM~9:30 PM) 1 min walk from station

●Drugstore (Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
Cocokarafine Yōga Station Front Store (9:00 AM~10:00PM) 1 min walk from station
*there are other stores as well

●Other Large Scale Shopping Facilities
Setagaya Business Square (Opening Hours vary depending on stores) directly connected to the station
In front of Yōga Station, a total of 8 small and large office complexes stand on a spacious plot, with restaurants and bars on the lower floors. The 28-floor high-rise tower is the landmark of Yōga Station.

・Kojima×Bic Camera (10:00 AM~9:00 PM)
・Nitori (10:00 AM~9:00 PM)
Although Yōga is mostly composed of residential areas, appliance stores, and a large scale Nitori Store, the area provides a convenient shopping environment.

As described above, Yōga is a residential area that also has various stores and facilities.

Rental Market Value In Yōga 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⇒93,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒90,000 yen~

[For Couples] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒148,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒143,000 yen~

[For Families] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 2LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒185,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒180,000 yen~

Rent values tend to go down the further away you are from Shibuya Station.

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Yōga, along with Sakurashinmachi, is a popular location. It’s a livable area with many family-oriented properties and a nature-abound park.
More articles are available for other station areas, so be sure to check them out to find your ideal location.

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