Why don’t you live in Kyoto academic area, pretending as if you were one of students?
This house is surrounded by Kyoto University campus, which is one of the best universities in Japan.
The house has a small lovely yard where you can enjoy outdoor meal in fine weather.
Since there are many students living around this area, you can easily find reasonable and good restaurants as well as convenience stores and supermarkets
If you love Ramen, one of hotspot of Ramen restaurants is nearby.