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The Gables Waterfront Apartment

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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The Gables Waterfront Apartment is housed in a lovingly restored historic building on the Russell foreshore. Built on whalebone foundations by Joseph England, a shoemaker, in 1847 its pitsawn kauri walls could tell a hundred stories. The luxuriously appointed apartment is 2 storied, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 'Reach out and touch the water' views of the bay to Waitangi and Paihia. Glorious sunsets, yachting, fishing and boat activity, plunging gannets and the occasional dolphin are just a few reasons to enjoy the historic township of Russell. The apartment has its own private courtyard entrance. The living, dining and kitchen areas open through french doors onto the balcony terrace, the perfect place for morning coffee or an aperitif before dinner. Fully furnished with al...The Gables Waterfront Apartment is housed in a lovingly restored historic building on the Russell foreshore. Built on whalebone foundations by Joseph England, a shoemaker, in 1847 its pitsawn kauri walls could tell a hundred stories. The luxuriously appointed apartment is 2 storied, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 'Reach out and touch the water' views of the bay to Waitangi and Paihia. Glorious sunsets, yachting, fishing and boat activity, plunging gannets and the occasional dolphin are just a few reasons to enjoy the historic township of Russell. The apartment has its own private courtyard entrance. The living, dining and kitchen areas open through french doors onto the balcony terrace, the perfect place for morning coffee or an aperitif before dinner. Fully furnished with all new appliances, the well equipped kitchen would please any keen chef eager to experiment with the wonderful local seafood and produce. For in housepampering the Gables Restaurant chefs would be happy to cook for you and your guestsin the apartment, just arrange this with management in advance. The Gables Restaurant is No 1 on Trip Advisor for Northland and provides superb dining at your doorstep! Bookings are strongly recommended to ensure you savour a wonderful experience – you won't want to miss out… The large loft bedroom enjoys beautiful views from the kingsize bed, the second bedroom features an original brick chimney feature with 2 single beds which can be zipped together to make a super-king bed. Character and charm abound in this stunningly appointed apartment. Swimming right outside on the waterfront beach or take a short stroll over the hill to beautiful Long Beach. Please note: For your comfort the apartment is pet free and is a non-smoking property. The apartment is not suitable for children under the age of 10 years.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Simply a lovely, stylish, well appointed apartment in a superb location and in a great historic property right on the Strand. Jenny and Robert were great to deal with. Helpful in every way. Great value. A pleasure in every way. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank davidlaidlaw1
Reviewed 26 December 2016

A wonderfully appointed two bedroom apartment overlooking gorgeous Russell harbour ... style and quality plus right on the waterfront. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Jonathan A
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is a wonderful place. A few steps from the beach and with absolutely everything provided in top order, this is the ideal option. We arrived the day before the town filled for the Birdman Festival, so enjoyed a crowded and later, a usual version...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank MelbourneObsessive
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Good to see after several years of usage (and reviews) this comfortable and cleverly designed accommodation venue is still spotlessly clean, immaculately presented and tastefully decorated. As a previous reviewer has implied, a perfect blend of history and contemporary comfort. Hard to imagine a better...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Mal555tas
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Went for a weekend with two couples. It was the perfect weekend always. Beautifully furnished with spectacular views right on the water. Highly recommend it to all. The Gaybles restaurant below was amazing as well.

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Maximum_Alpine
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
The Bay of Islands boasts 144 Islands and many secluded bays it is one of the finest maritime parks in New Zealand. There is an abundance of marine life, including whales, penguins, dolphins, gannets the famous blue and black marlin. The Bay offers many activities to choose from; sailing, diving, hiking, sky diving, jet boating, beaches, dolphin excursions, golf, fishing charters, fine harvested local food, wine, arts and crafts, Cape Reinga, Ninety Mile Beach and cruising to the Hole in the Rock. Russell: Russell Kororareka is a small, historic seaside village on a peninsula in the eastern Bay of Islands. Since the 1700s it has provided a haven for visitors, offering shelter and hospitality. Because of its relatively remote location it retains an island quality and a charm that reflect...
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