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The Gables Waterfront Apartment

24 reviews
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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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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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
Toaster
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2018

The location of this charming and comfortable apartment is perfect. You can sit on the terrace and feel like you are a part of the action at the restaurants below, without having to leave your deck chair. Everything you need is so close by and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank leishajones
Concerto, VR Owner at The Gables Waterfront Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Many thanks for a great review!

Reviewed 5 April 2018

The attention to detail is very impressive and is an ideal apartment for two couples sharing as it offers two extremely comfortable and well appointed spotlessly clean bedrooms and bathrooms. The living room and kitchen have a WOW factor being both extremely comfortable and enjoying...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Concerto, VR Owner at The Gables Waterfront Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Many thanks for your great review!

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is the third time we have stayed in this beautiful apartment with stunning views over the water and harbour. It's really comfortable and spotless - the owners have done a great job. When sitting on the balcony you can watch the activity all along...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Happiness576427
Concerto, VR Owner at The Gables Waterfront Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you - so pleased you love the apartment as much as we do!

Reviewed 1 February 2018

Russell is an iconic destination in New Zealand with historic buildings to visit, beautiful beaches and daily boat trips to see marine life and islands to explore. The Gables Waterfront Apartment is the perfect location for visitors: seconds from the wharf, the historical buildings and...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Flyer753156
Concerto, VR Owner at The Gables Waterfront Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Many thanks for your great review.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We arrived on 29 December 2017 for a week's stay and were immediately impressed with the apartment and the facilities within the apartment. Beds were comfortable, lounges comfortable and the kitchen had pretty much everything we needed for our meals. What we didn't realise, and...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Blackjenmay
Concerto, VR Owner at The Gables Waterfront Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to write such a comprehensive review. In the height of the season the Russell waterfront becomes a bustle of activity and more like a Italian coastal village with children playing on the beach (screaming sometimes!) and swimming, tourists wandering and...More

About the Owner
Jenny &
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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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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