Enjoy a private garden & Great Wall views

Our homes are all sensitive restorations and expansions of original dwellings designed by Jim Spear to bring the experience of village life into the 21st century. All of our homes are non-smoking indoors. For comfort, convenience, and security every Brickyard Home offers:

Homemade cookies on arrival
Herbal teas
Fresh ground Yunnan coffee
Continental breakfast in the home
Shangrila Farms organic toiletries
Kaimi natural soap
Hair dryers

Landline to reception 24/7
Air conditioning & radiant heating
Natural light & ventilation
Free wireless internet
Smoke alarms & fire extinguisher
Functioning kitchens
Potable water tap
Free baby cot

We provide daily tidy-up service on request.

The Brickyard Homes are all unique custom residences ranging from two to four bedrooms. Scroll down to see the size and special features of each Home to help you select the retreat that will best meet your needs.

Lilac Cottage

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Take in panoramic views of the wall and a scented breeze from the raised terrace of Lilac Cottage. Our newest rental home is nestled against a hillside chestnut orchard with a garden of lilacs, forsythia, long-blooming day lilies, and a lawn. There is an outdoor cooking area with gas grill and pizza oven. Inside the light and airy interior you’ll find two bedrooms and a cozy fireplace alcove with a long kang bed.

Located in Beigou Village, 5 minutes by foot from the Brickyard. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms.

Fireplace, Outdoor Gas Grill

Maximum occupancy 4 people (6 if kang is used as a extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

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Stone Forest

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Imagine lounging on the expansive kang bed watching the light play on the Great Wall as sun streams through the stained glass panels that give a joyous sparkle to Stone Forest. What was once an abandoned three-room hut with grass growing from broken roof tiles has been transformed into a rustic retreat with a romantic outdoor shower in a private courtyard sheltered by a honeysuckle arbor. Exposed stone and brick walls, huge beams, custom paneling, granite hearth.

Located in Beigou Village, 5 minutes by foot from the Brickyard. Two bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms.

Fireplace, Outdoor Gas Grill

Maximum occupancy 4 people (6 if kang is used as an extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

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Big Rock House

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To get to Big Rock House you drive up the hill in the middle of Beigou Village, the creek & forested ridge on one side, stone walls & sturdy brick dwellings on the other, sudden glimpses of sky and Great Wall. You park on a bridge over the creek, walk up a rough path to the stone ramparts guarding Big Rock House, open the gate, & go up a ramp until suddenly the Great Wall looms and this home in its wild garden is revealed

Located in Beigou Village, 10 minutes by foot from the Brickyard. Two bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms.

Fireplace, Outdoor Gas Grill

Maximum occupancy 4 people (6 if extra charge daybeds are used) plus 1 baby under three years.

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Persimmon Court

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First class, village style. A real executive home in the extraordinary surroundings of Mutianyu village and Great Wall, Persimmon Court is a solid home which is ideal for both company seminars and cozy family getaways. Take in the orchard view from the grand entry, cascading three stories down a hand-hewn rock wall, or enjoy the sunsets over the Great Wall from the rooftop terrace adjoining the private inner courtyard.

Located in Mutianyu Village, 10 minutes by car from the Brickyard. Three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms.

Fireplace, Outdoor Gas Grill

Maximum occupancy 8 people (9 if kang is used as extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

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Mumanyu

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From the massive slab of native slate guarding the entryway to the sky-lit interiors to the Great Room that seems to float in the treetops, Mumanyu was created by a family that wanted a very private retreat at the Great Wall, a place for their far-flung clan to gather that would be close to nature and also engaged with the village community around it.

Located in Beigou Village, 10 minutes by foot from the Brickyard. Four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.

Fireplace, Outdoor Gas Grill

Maximum occupancy 10 people plus 1 baby under three years.

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Sleeping Buddha Court

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Sleeping Buddha Courtyard is reached by foot only through a short maze of Tianxianyu Village alleys. This home, rooftop garden, treehouse, and tiered gardens running up the hillside offer gorgeous views of the Great Wall and the incredible mountain ridge the local people call their own Sleeping Buddha. Ideal for private and safe family getaways with plenty to spark the imagination of both adults and children.

Located in Tianxianyu Village, 10 minutes by car from the Brickyard. Three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms.

Fireplaces in Great Room & Master Bedroom

Maximum occupancy 6 people (8 if living room built in sofa is used as extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

Note: The children’s bedroom has bunk beds suitable for children up to about 6 to 8 years old.

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Red Door

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Originally an ancestral temple for a village family, the Red Door is a comfortable retreat where kids can relax in the living room while watching a movie on the flat screen TV by the fireplace and grown ups cook in the adjacent spacious gourmet kitchen. The Great Wall view from bed in the master suite is incredible.

Located in Mutianyu Village, 10 minutes by car from the Brickyard. Four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms.

Fireplace

Maximum occupancy 8 people (10 if kang is used as an extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

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The Modern House

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Enjoy Italian designed contemporary Garden flat, freestanding cone fireplace in theater style living room, ensuite bathroom with variant wooden platform beds, modular open kitchen, Ultimate for private gathering or family staycation.

Located in Mutianyu Village, 15 minutes by car from the Brickyard. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.

Maximum occupancy 8 people (9 if living room sofa is used as extra charge bed) plus 1 baby under three years.

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Sansa homes

Nestled in the village with exclusive views of the Mutianyu Great wall, refurbished bygone country houses offering modern comfort, outdoor garden, terrace, fireplace ensuite bathroom.

Hike or relax, a true staycation for family and colleague.

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