Located in the main cluster of expat homes in Shunyi. River Garden is one of Beijing´s established expat housing community. River Garden offers a good range of expat recreational facilities and amenities. All houses have fireplaces. The quality and finish of each house at River Garden varies, but many have undergone renovations over the years. River Garden is one of Beijing´s the 3 most popular expat residential communities.
*Pros: Vibrant and mature residential community with a lot of kids. Tight security, even by Beijing standards. Good facilities and amenities and walking distance to more at Pinnacle Plaza. On-site Dulwich kindergarten.
*Cons: Like most Beijing developments, River Garden houses are built close to each other.
*Note: At River Garden most houses have been renovated so quality of fittings and decor varies. Some good, others not.
This is only a selection of the many homes for lease at River Garden Villas. For a full list of homes please contact us
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We have been at RGV for almost a year now. The staff and guards are all very gracious and friendly. It is a good compound for families. There is an indoor and outdoor pool which is great but I will say the indoor pool by spring is in need of a good cleaning. The playground at the club house is also due for some maintenance. They do have an indoor play area which is really suited for young kids and is on the small side compared to other compounds. This is something that should be changed as there are a lot of children here who in the colder months/bad air days, would benefit from a larger more interesting play room. The layout of the homes is well suited to families with young kids as the bedrooms are largely on the same floor. This is an older compound and it is starting to show. That said our family has been blessed to be hear and we have met many wonderful people here. We do not regret our choice. The location is ideal for families with children at ISB or BSB. Shopping is also close by and the metro is about a 15-20 min walk.Share this review with a friend
We have lived at River Garden for four years and highly rate this thriving, family friendly compound in Shunyi.
It's well established with a friendly and experienced management office, few communication difficulties, any problems reported are efficiently dealt with and followed up with a customer service call. A good point to note is that if you run out of gas or electricity, you can buy at any time as they are open 24 hours. Security staff at the gate and around the compound.
The Clubhouse has been extended somewhat recently with the addition of an ice rink to go along with its many other facilities – gym, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness studio, outdoor tennis courts, squash court, on-site ‘Jenny Lou’ supermarket, restaurants, hairdresser, spa, nail salon, ATM, ‘Chaterhouse’ bookshop, ‘Sequoia’ coffee shop plus a Chinese pharmacy. A shuttle bus service is offered to Lido and downtown with some shopping trips and excursions. The Clubhouse and pool area are looking a little dated in comparison with some newer compounds, but are functional and clean.
We are happy with our house, the quality and finishings here vary and are dependent on your individual landlord. We opted for gas fired centrally heated radiators in addition to the standard ‘hot air’ heating system. Be aware if you choose a house type with a high lounge ceiling, it can be difficult to heat. All houses have fireplaces in the main lounge, a real plus point for the cold Beijing winter! Many houses have been modified to give extra living space in the form of a sun lounge but this does reduce the garden size.
Within easy walking distance are Pinnacle Plaza and EuroPlaza shopping areas with many services including Beijing United clinic, dentists, supermarkets, shops and restaurants.