Fantail Mill Boutique Accommodation

8 Toi Track, Orongo Bay, Russell
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

This listing is for one studio only sleeping two adults . We have another three studios available & sleep 8 people, ( four couples) in total. Please inquire for the other studios availability. Fantail Mill is one of the most unique & distinctive private accommodation complex's in the far north offering four botique self contained studios sleeping two adults per studio. Built in 2010 in the style of an 1800s NZ mill town & nestled into one & a half acres of coastal land with wonderful sea views from the private balcony's over the bay. Beautiful clean studios with luxury linen & furnishings provide you with all the comforts & are supplied with quality crockery & cutlery. Plunger coffee, tea & instant coffee supplied, plus microwave, kettle & toaster. Breakfast cereal also supplied. Lovely tiled bathrooms with quality fittings. All have private balcony's with wonderful views over looking the teal blue waters of Orongo Bay with its ever changing vista. A quaint cottage houses the separate guest lounge with large TV, DVD, take one leave one book library, separate guest bathroom, free guest laundry & also houses the reception. We now have a fantastic outdoor kitchen set among the lovely gardens & bush with barbecue & 4 burner gas hob, fully fitted with all crockery, cutlery , pots & pans etc so you do not have to take anything from your studio except your food . Just having a glass of wine & watching the antics of the Tui's & fantails is delightful. If you do not wish to cook a evening meal then maybe cooking your own English breakfast in the outdoors will bring back or introduce to you the feeling of been with nature. The beautiful historic seaside village of Russell is only a three minute drive from Fantail Mill & offers top seaside dinning. If your holiday is all about time out then Fantail Mill is the ideal spot to relax & unwind .The board walk in front of the property offers a chance to see fish under your feet or just sit above the water on the seats provided & from here you can take several walks around the bay including walking into Russell.

Details and amenities

No kids
No pets
Linen provided
Smoking outside only
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Electric blankets
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Internet available
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

4 Queen(s)

Special Amenities

Our very private complex offers the ultimate getaway with beautiful colorful subtropical gardens,large palms, manicured lawns & native bush which abounds with bird life including fantails, wekas & kiwi which can frequently be heard calling at night . Cape Cod chairs placed under the canopy of the shady trees offer a cool place to escape the hot Northland sun & relax with a cool drink & book. It is about a 35 minute walk into Russell village & many of our guests take this easy walk starting on the boardwalk in front of Fantail Mill & walking on the provided track into Russell. If you have a few drinks or are to tired to walk back a local taxi service is provided

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

The beautiful historic seaside village of Russell is only a three minute drive from Fantail Mill & offers top seaside dinning experiences from an array of cafes & restaurants plus all manner of water entertainment from big game fishing to catching a snapper of the local wharf, sailing, diving, swimming with dolphins, paragliding, and a huge array of activities abound. Four lovely beach's & two top wineries are only a five minute drive from Fantail Mill Waitangi golf course & the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds are only a 20 minute drive away . Walking tracks provide great scenic sites & are all around the Bay of Islands


Average Rating: 5
1 total review

Fabulous place with value for money Excellent hosts
Response from Owner
Thank you for your kind words. It was lovely meeting you both and we love that you have been coming to Russell forever.



Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
17 Jan - 28 Feb $175 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
1 Mar - 30 May $165 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
1 Jun - 31 Aug $135 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
1 Sep - 19 Dec $165 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
20 Dec - 16 Jan $220 / Night for 2 guests3 Nights
Rest of year$165 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
17 Jan - 28 Feb
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Mar - 30 May
$165 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Jun - 31 Aug
$135 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Sep - 19 Dec
$165 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
20 Dec - 16 Jan
$220 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 3 Nights
Rest of year
$165 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights




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