Rent an apartment in the Beijing Shunyi district
Rent an apartment in Shunyi and breathe in Beijing's green suburb
Shunyi is located in the northeastern suburbs of Beijing, close to the Beijing Capital International Airport.
Under different names, Shunyi has been an independant county with history dating back to Spring and Autumn period as well as Warring States period. In 1958, Shunyi has been included in Beijing City, the very same year that the Beijing Capital Airport was opened. Nowadays, this is a huge residential area with still some economic activity: for example in Shunyi is located the Yanjing beer brewery delivering to Beijing its local beer.
Shunyi is one of the most sought-after locations for people looking for accomodation in Beijing.
Shunyi's main appeal is to be aside of Beijing, in a greener more protected area, much more pleasant to live in. The districts has rivers, large parks, green spaces and is away from Beijing most polluted urban areas. For these reasons, many expatriates, especially when they come in Beijing with their family, choose to rent an apartment in Shunyi. The available surface areas are larger, there is room and people can avoid this impression you can feel in Beijing to be locked inside a huge gey and polluted megalopolis.
Rent an apartment in Shunyi and benefit from large leisure areas
Shunyi total surface is huge (1 020 km²) and offers numerous places for fun and leisure.
Inside Shunyi district is a small protected nature reserve of 1900 hectares, called Hanshi Qiao (汉石桥), with a fauna specific to marsh areas of northwestern China. You can explore these areas of water and reeds, only 35 kilometers from Beijing downtown.
The green areas of Shunyi feature several large Parks: Sexin Park on Chaobai river, Jian River Park at the crossing between this river and Chaobai river, Shunyi Park, Woolong Park.
Large Golf courses have been established in Shunyi, among them the Beijing Country Golf Club.
You have as well the possibility to ski in Shunyi, in the mountains at the east of the district. Lianhuashan 莲花山滑雪场 ski resort is an opportunity to have fun on the snow without leaving Beijing.
In Shunyi, you can relax in a hot springs resort, a spa quite famous in China called Chun Hui Yuan 春晖园
Rent an apartment in Shunyi close to international schools in Beijing
International schools in Beijing have followed this trend and settled themselves in the greener areas of Beijing, better for chidren's health and with more space.
The schools established in the district are the following:
- International School of Beijing (ISB),
- Western Academy of Beijing,
- International Montessori School of Beijing,
- Springboard International bilingual school,
- Beijing International Bilingual Academy,
- Beijing New Talent Academy,
- British School of Beijing,
- The Learning Center,
- Positive Foundations School,
- Side by Side,
- Ritz Calilord Academy,
- British Rego British School,
- Dulwich College Beijing,
- Eduwings Kindergarten,
- Ivy School Beijing,
- House of Knowledge International.
You can fond some information about many of these schools on our blog.
Rent an apartment in Shunyi close to Beijing airport
Beijing International airport is located in Shunyi, and has a very quick access through the expressway that leads to terminal 1, 2 and 3. The Terminal 3 has been opened for the 2008 Olympic games made the Beijing Capital Airport one of the largest in the world, both for cargo ans passenger traffic.
Access to the airport is made easier via road of subway. To rent an apartment in Shunyi is a good option if you have to communute on a regular basis and travel in China or abroad.
Health institutions cose to you apartment in Shunyi
We spotted the following hospitals and clinics in Shunyi for the quality of their service.
The Beijing United Family Hospital and the Beijing United Family Dental Clinic, next to it.
Rent an apartment in Beijing in Shunyi district: commercial centers and shopping malls
This is a convenient place to rent an apartment in Beijing: in order to get closer to affluent Chinese customer base and expatriates, many commercial centers have established themselves in Shunyi.
Among these commercial centers, the most famous ones are the Euro Plaza 欧陆时尚购物中心 Pinnacle Plaza 荣祥广场, the Shunyi Lakeview Place 乐客湾 with a large choice of international restaurants.
Other commercial centers in Shunyi: Guotai Business Mansion, Shunyi branch of Xidan department Store, Longhua Shopping Center, Shunshin Gangukou, Beijing New World.
Regarding food, there is a wide range of Chinese commercial centers and supermakets, but, if you are looking for international food, there is a Jenny Lou's, close to Beijing Riviera.
Shunyi is a favored place for people renting villas in Beijing. Nevertehless, you can rent an apartment in Beijing in one of the following compounds:
The apartments to rent in Shunyi: along the Jing Shun Lu at Ma Quan Ying level, close to the Western Academy of Beijing (WAB)
Several schools for foreigners in this neighbourhood: the Western Academy of Beijing, the Daystar Academy, a branch of the Montessori school, the Dulwich School and the Ivy Bilingual School. This is a place conveniently located along the expressway, and the neighborhood now benefits from the recent Beijing subway line 15's station " Ma Quan Ying". Two compounds offer apartments to rent:
- Kang Ying Jia Yuan 康营家园 and
- Cathay View 观唐别墅