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Villa Du Fresne

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
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...
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Listing #FKN3740454
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
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed April 14, 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

1  Thank Alan O
Reviewed January 23, 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

1  Thank Stijn107
441MaureenR, VR Owner at Villa Du Fresne, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 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 March 28, 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

Thank Mike C
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Queens
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rate for each additional adult in addition to the double rate is $35 per night.
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.
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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.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bay of Islands: 45.0 km
Ferry: Wharf - passenger ferry : 5.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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