About this listing
Located in the central old Canton.
Great transport links get you anywhere in the city in no time! Only 3 mins walk to the station of metro line 1 & 6.
Private flat with living room full of books and magazines, double bedroom, shower room/WC.
Hidden in the historic neighborhood of Dongshakou, this villa which has almost a hundred years history is now refurbished and revived as Turtle Hill. This self-contained flat is on the ground floor of Turtle Hill. It has one living room, one bedroom and one bathroom.
The flat is proud of its collection of books. The bookshelf is full of books and magazines among which are a good number of author-singed and rare, out of print. The collection keeps expanding everyday.
Maximum 3 people can be accommodated. The double bed is queen-size. And the sofa in the living room can be transformed into a single bed. Please let us know if you'd like to use it so we can setup before your arrival. There is a washing machine in the house for your use.
Interaction with guests
We are usually available should you have any requests or need any help, although the room is private and self-contained.
As locals, we love our home town and are happy to share with you the very best food and culture of it.
Located in the heart of the old Canton, Dongshankou where you could find the most genuine local life style, the richest art atmosphere, is one of the representative areas of Cantonese culture. There are supermarkets, convenient stores, authentic snack bars along side the galleries, coffee shops in walking distance. The red brick villa is a unique residential architecture of Guangzhou, a living history of the mix cultures. Nowadays, it is a popular spot for photographers and history lovers.
Easy access to public transportation. Only 3 minutes walk from the Dongshankou metro station of line1 and 6. 2 minutes walk from No. bus terminals. It is also convenient to access for the driving travelers. There is a car park only takes 5 minutes by walk.
This is a non-smoking property. There is a front yard and an open terrace for smokers.
Hi~ I'm Shiva.
I am a column writer, vocalist of an indie band, movie and literature lover. My husband, Jason is a designer working for a renowned London based architect: Zaha Hadid. And he is also a marathon runner. Jason and I found Turtle Hill which is a complex of exhibition, design product shop and residence.
As native, we love and know well the local culture and delicious food. It would be our pleasure to share the unique and charming characteristics of Canton with you.