3min Waseda station on Tozai line
10min Edogawa bashi
15min Ushigome Yanagicho
15min Takadanobaba station on JR Yamanote line
This area is under influence of Waseda University. One of the biggest and most powerful university in Japan so very exciting and unique atmosphere.
Cheap restaurant/izakaya/lunch box shops cluster around the station and house. You can always find many of your favourite places. Young and energetic people are hanging around every time so a lot of chance you end up being with interesting people nearby when you go out.