About this listing
A quiet and cozy lovenest in a 1930s apartment building. Kitchen, bath - living room and spacious bedroom suite. Close to shops and entertainment. Centrally located to metro lines 1, and 10. Couples and family welcome!
A uniquely appointed love nest on the second floor of a 1930s lane house apartment building. With 2 bedrooms, a living room and a full bathroom it can comfortably accommodate a small family of 3 or a couple or friends seeking a home away from home. Inside; the space is warm and inviting with lots of light coming in from the windows. All bedrooms and the kitchen are facing south, very warm in winter.
Outside; is the oldest but well preserved street overlooking the relaxed life and the exciting varieties in Shanghai . The busy city finds its calmness here right in the heart of old French Consession. This spacious apartment offers all modern appliances including a heating radiator, a powerful air-conditioner, refrigerator, oven, washer and dryer, TV and DVD player. On request there is even a bicycle you can borrow to explore the neighbour hood. Wifi is available.
For entertainment; you are 4 blocks from Yongkang lu, close enough for the fun but far away from the noise. Just 20 minutes away on foot and you will be enjoying Hengshan lu hotspots, fine dining on Dongping lu (with the best of Italian, Chinese, Thai, Xinjiang, Japanese, American and European; Viennese cuisine) there is also a church and a green park nearby. Countless small local restaurants and street food stalls; 2 western food groceries stores are just across the street and a hospital is 2 blocks down. You can choose to spend your weekend morning brunch at Jiashan market (just hidden in the old vegetable market) then power walk to Fuxing park (5 minutes walk) or take 5 minutes and enjoy some retail therapy at the newly opened mall iapm filled with luxuries and a Muji store! In the evening, you can choose to walk 10 min. to the Xintiandi area or Sinan gongguang area for full relaxation.
Current residents are old China hands who know Shanghai very well and are more than happy to offer suggestions and tips during your stay.
Guests have access to free wifi (; washer/drier; cooking utensils; travel and touring advise from insiders. Other services available on request; Bicycle available on request
Interaction with guests
We speak Chinese and English and we live nearby. If you have any questions about living in Shanghai, let me know!
Nanchang road is the combination of tradition and fashion, Chinese and western elements. It is a local Chinese community with all its charm - don't expect a sterile state of the art compound - this is almost the life style as it has been decades ago. It will be new experience for you to live in authentic local Shanghai, just like typical Shanghainese.
Subway No. 1 and 10 are closeby, a few buses, No. (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) are within 5 min. walk. However, the entire French Concession area is good for a nice bike ride. Tianzifang, Sinan Gongguan, Xintiandi, Yongkang Road, are all within walking distance.
Other things to note
Do not smoke in the room. You can use the terrance if you need.
Cleaning will be done weekly at a cost of 92 RMB. Please take this into account if renting more than one week.
We would love for our home to be your home away from home. However please be responsible and use as you would your own home. You could help us conserve energy by turning off appliances when you are away and ensuring safety by locking all doors.Cleaning will be done weekly at a cost of 92 RMB. Please take this into account if renting more than one week.
Hi, after receiving my degree from the UK, I spent 5 years in Management Consulting and then move to industry. I am working and living in Shanghai in an American company. I love travelling and meeting people... that I have a plan for myself to visit one new country every year... So, your place is well in my list... Hope to meet you guys soon!