Settler’s Cottage is an independently managed and run cottage located within the Russell Cottages complex.
The cottage is a modern luxurious Cottage, set in the grounds of a number of cottages and located in the beautiful Bay of Islands – only a 3 hour drive from Auckland – a home away from home. Located in the heart of Russell village – Chapel Cottage is only a short stroll from the waterfront, restaurants and cafes and 2 beaches.
The cottage is designed with flexible a bedding configuration and can be available as a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom option. Detailed pricing is available for all options on the pricing and availability tab.
The cottage has been built from traditional timber weatherboard. The interior features, solid timber floors in the living area, quality carpet to upstairs area, raked ceilings and is fully appointed to a very high standard.
On the ground floor there is an open plan lounge and dining area, both flow out onto a terrace that captures the morning sun, – a great place to have breakfast whilst enjoying the small private rear garden.
There is a fully equipped kitchen, smeg gas hob unit, smeg under bench oven, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, in-sink erator, the lounge features a Gas Log Fire place for the cooler evenings a 42 inch LCD TV, ample seating for 6 guests – there is a also laundry with washing machine and dryer for guest use and a powder room with toilet and vanity.
The upstairs area has 3 bedrooms – the master bedroom has a queen bed is en-suited (walk-in shower, toilet and vanity) has a 32 inch TV and a small juliet balcony, bedroom 2 has a queen bed and a small juliet balcony, bedroom 3 has 2 single beds – the single beds can be made up to accommodate a super-king bed. The main bathroom has a shower over bath, toilet and vanity.
We offer complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, milk, SKY TV, DVD player, DVD library, mini stereo system, parking for 2 cars and boat parking. "FREE Wireless Broadband" and quality linen and towels.
Settler’s Cottage enjoys the full use of communal areas at the complex from the in-ground swimming pool, spa and BBQ facilities and children’s playground.
Settlers Cottage has a 5 STAR QUALMARK RATING
Please note: For your comfort Settler’s Cottage is a pet free and non-smoking property you are more than welcome to smoke outside.
Minimum night stay
2 or 3 peak, shoulder low season and 7 nights between 20th Dec – 9th Jan
3 (sleeps 6)
2 x queen 2 x single
Living & dining
Accommodates 6 people
En-suite off master bedroom (walk-in shower, toilet & vanity) – main bathroom (shower over bath, toilet and vanity) downstairs powder room (toilet and vanity)
Fridge/freezer plus additional fridge
Kitchen fully equipped
Complimentary tea, coffee and sugar
Gas log fire heater
Electric oven and ceramic hobs
TV, DVD, Stereo
FREE WI-FI / Broadband
Iron & ironing board
Washing machine, dryer and airing rack
BBQ- Communal use
Off street parking for 2 cars
Rear lawn area and terrace
Communal swimming pool
Communal spa pool
Things to see & do near by
Russell’s historic township and once the colonial capital of New Zealand
Big game fishing in the outer waters of the Bay of Islands Adventure park
R Tucker Thompson tall sailing ship which cruises the islands
Walkway from Rawhiti to the historic whaling station (now closed) at Whangamumu
Walkway from Okiato to Orongo Bay
Walkway to Cape Brett Lighthouse
Restaurants’ Caf’s Wineries
Boat cruises around the Bay of Islands
The ‘Hole in the Rock’
The Okiato-Opua car ferry
Kayaking in the sheltered waters of the harbor
Opua to Paihia Coastal walk
Orongo Bay oyster farms
Sunday markets at Kerikeri – 45 minutes north
Water-sports, diving, snorkeling and surfing
Yachting and twilight sailing (seasonal)
Native forests and glow-worm caves.
Points of Interest
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Flagstaff/Te Maiki Hill etc
Russell Village: 2 min driving – 5 min walking
Beach: 2 / 5 min driving – 5 min walking
Russell Wharf: 2 min driving – 5/7 min walking
Airport: Bay of Islands/ Kerikeri Airport 55min (driving)