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Villa Du Fresne

20 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Absolute waterfront at Tapeka Point, Russell, Bay of Islands New Zealand 1, 2 or 3 bedroom (each with own ensuite bathroom) self contained luxury villa, fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining room, laundry. Bedrooms and lounge have spectacular water views out to the islands of the bay, and open on to a glassed in conservatory where guests enjoy having breakfast Lounge has piano, log fire for cold weather use, and the villa is furnished like a 'home away from home' Enclosed garden area with BBQ expressly for guest use. Off street parking, wireless internet available. One bedroom queen bed with own ensuite bathroom Second bedroom also has own ensuite bathroom and queen bed Accommodation not suitable for children under the age of 10 Please note the rate for 4 persons is based on 2 co...Absolute waterfront at Tapeka Point, Russell, Bay of Islands New Zealand 1, 2 or 3 bedroom (each with own ensuite bathroom) self contained luxury villa, fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining room, laundry. Bedrooms and lounge have spectacular water views out to the islands of the bay, and open on to a glassed in conservatory where guests enjoy having breakfast Lounge has piano, log fire for cold weather use, and the villa is furnished like a 'home away from home' Enclosed garden area with BBQ expressly for guest use. Off street parking, wireless internet available. One bedroom queen bed with own ensuite bathroom Second bedroom also has own ensuite bathroom and queen bed Accommodation not suitable for children under the age of 10 Please note the rate for 4 persons is based on 2 couples using 2 rooms. We are happy to make the 3rd bedroom available for bookings that do not fall into this category however please note there is a NZ$50.00 cleaning charge applicable to open the 3rd bedroom. Please let us know on booking if you wish to use this option. We do not take arrivals on Christmas Day sorry.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Books
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Terrace
Deck
Fireplace
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is not the most modern of accommodation but it is one of the most comfortable with the most magnificent of views. We were made most welcome by Maureen and Ron who live on site in a separate house. Although on site they were not...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank Alan O
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Villa du Fresne has been the prefect place to stay with our son (12 months). We enjoyed the stunning view on the bay of islands, and the beach is only a two minutes stroll away. Maureen and Ron have been prefect hosts, very well equipped...More

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank Stijn107
441MaureenR, VR Owner at Villa Du Fresne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2016

Thank you for your honest review and it was so lovely to have you stay at Villa Du Fresne and hope to see you back some time

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Retired I, my wife and our female cousin adored our six days. More a boutique hotel than a holiday let; each morning, starting with our personal sunrise we enjoyed the stunning views from the cliff top where the ocean offered a fresh interest every moment...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 17 January 2015

My husband and I stayed with friends in January 2015 and were amazed at the spectacular direct view of the ocean. It was wonderful to open the floor to ceiling glass doors after a sound night's sleep and enjoy the summer breeze and sunshine. Our...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank LeslieSK
Reviewed 13 March 2014

My husband and I arrived on 30 January and had the most wonderful four night stay in this idyllic apartment. We were warmly welcomed and made to feel we were family. Maureen and Ron are very hospitable and attentive without being intrusive and nothing is...More

Date of stay: January 2014
Thank Mary M
About the Owner
Kelly B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
A locally based Property Manager is available should you ever need assistance. If possible the manager will arrange to meet you on arrival
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About the neighbourhood
Mediterranean style villa with one or two bedrooms. Interior decor in blues and turqouise with terra cotta tiles and cream walls. Leather lounge suite and plenty of cane furniture in conservatory Situated on elevated site overlooking Tapeka Beach with views out to the Islands of the Bay. Dolphins regularly visit our little bay and from the conservatory you can see all the water traffic coming and going from the islands. Interesting rocky formation at either ends of the beach. Good safe swimming beach just 2 minutes walk from the Villa or the beach immediately in front is ideal for snorkeling and diving for sea food.
Getting around
Russell historic village just 5 minutes over the hill by car or about a 20 minute walk. Passenger ferry across to Paihia, 10 minute ride Waitangi Golf course 30 minutes by car and Kerikeri 45 minutes.
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