The Maebara House is a large house in Hinamizawa. Due to its enormous size it's also called "Maebara Mansion" by the villagers. The house was built by the Maebara Family after they had to move from their hometown, Tokyo. Because of its size, many people in villiage believes that the Maebara family is rich, however, they're only middle-class. The house is only huge because the family's head, Maebara Ichirō, has an art gallery and sometimes his clients visits it.