Spacious Traditional House near Jing’an Temple


Asking price is 35,000 RMB / month.

This traditional laofangzi (literally ‘Old House’ in Mandarin) is a brisk 2 minute walk from Jing’an Temple, on Yuyuan Road near Wulumuqi Road.  This renovated house is 170 square meters, and offers a traditional Shanghainese living environment with easy access to the famous shopping mecca of Nanjing Road, as well as a wide array of restaurants, boutiques and bars.

The first floor of this house boasts a large living room and a modern, well-equipped kitchen (including dish washer, oven, stove and microwave).  The back door leads onto a small courtyard, which is perfect for barbeques or beers in sunny weather.  Tenants also have access to a rooftop terrace on the 3rd floor.  All furnishings are negotiable with the landlord.  This laofangzi is perfect for aspiring and experienced interior decorators eager to experiment with traditional Shanghainese architecture.

This house has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 washrooms and one large room that can double as a secondary living room or bedroom.  Directly below the attic bedroom is the master bedroom, with its own balcony and private washroom.  All rooms come equipped with air conditioning/heater units.  In addition, the house comes with a satellite and plasma screen television, offering renters the chance to enjoy programming from all over the world.