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Boutique homestay of photographers by Mt. Cang

rice planting time in Dali
fresh made bread
almost harvest time, right by our house
daily sunlight
garden lettuce
Dali Depth of Field Guesthouse
fields by our house
along the lake
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Private Room , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Dali, Yunnan
From mid-April till July two of our rooms are available for weekly/monthly rent.

We are photographers and food lovers, we relocated from Beijing/New York to Dali.

In here you can find:
history, nature, peace & art
temples, fields, a nice path for jogging, lake views
Explore the local culture, and enjoy your stay like home - a country house that breathes, with garden of herbs.

Our place is very child-friendly, with a courtyard, garden, kids’ reading room, toys, pets (a dog and a cat) etc.

When the rooms are available, we allow early check in and late check out.

We provide fresh ground coffee in the morning, or a selection of tea. Home made bread is also available.

Clean bedding, towels, room shoes, storage space, shower gel, shampoo, tooth paste provided - please bring your own tooth brush.

All rooms have private bathroom with...
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About the Owner, Keiko W
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 141 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Interaction with guests
I am happy to help you with information and ideas about exploring the town, stay away from the tour crowd and explore the local options. If you are tired of Chinese food, we have a kitchen you can use, also a private kitchen (menu of the day with Western or Vietnam foods, when the chef is not traveling), or you are welcome to join us for a home-made meals or taste our freshly picked herbs.
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 11:00 AM
    Check out: 2:00 PM
the rooms are non-smoking rooms, but there are smoking areas in sitting area, courtyard as well as the rooftop, with grand views;

most of our guest rooms are on 3rd floor
    3 Showers
    2 Fulls
    1 Super King
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  • Cleaning fee: $13 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
We are by the foothill of Cangshan/Mt. Cang, with full view of Erhai lake, in an ancient village where the tea & horse trail crosses 大理古镇凤阳邑茶马古道

Newly renovated on the basis of a Bai traditional house, with over 600 square meters floor area, we only have 5 guest rooms.

Best place for:

sunrise & sunset clouds
relaxing vacation
trekking, cycling, jogging
mushroom hunting (summer only)
experience local culture
within short walk into the mountain you can even find nice spots for meditation
Getting around
Easy access to:

Cangshan Mountain

Erhai Lake

Dali Old Town

Peaceful and spiritual temples 感通寺、寂照庵 & 法真寺
Car not needed
How to get there
Direct bus ride from Train station, or you can arrange a driver to pick up from train/bus station/airport

3 minutes walk to the Tea & Horse Caravan Trail
less than 10 minutes walk to the mountain
10 minutes bus ride to Dali Old Town
10 minutes cycling to the lakeside
20 minutes by bus to train station
40 miuntes drive to airport.
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