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Mabel's 1860's Cottage

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Mabel's 1860's Cottage

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 baths
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean5 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Stylish Waterfront Accommodation
Mabel may look small but she’s actually surprisingly roomy and airy. You’ll delight in the stunning views from every window, and she’s literally just 7 paces from back door to water’s edge!


Indoor Fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM


9 Reviews

Rebecca User Profile
November 2017
Mabel’s cottage was even more lovely than the pictures and Richard a very welcoming host. Calm and cosy, will definitely return if we come back to the area.
Rick User Profile
April 2018
Highly recommend Mabel’s Cottage as it is charming and totally unique where you can be happy just enjoying the space. Beautiful beaches nearby. Fish were jumping in the Bay.
Philip User Profile
March 2018
Mabel's is a great place to stay in a very quiet location right on the edge of Mill Bay but within walking distance of restaurants and cafes. Richard is a great host - very responsive and provides helpful recommendations. The homemade bread and wine provided on arrival are wonder…
Belinda User Profile
March 2018
Mabel’s is a beautiful old cottage right on the water line ( tidal) so you can hear the tide coming & going while you are relaxing on a couch reading! Richards welcome is great & includes wine & home baked bread. Mabel’s is presented very well & has everything you need for a rel…
Stephen User Profile
February 2018
Great place to stay if you want to be close to fantastic beaches and the local shops. Stingrays swim right up to your front door. We spotted them during high tide. Kingfish are present within the harbour so I suggest you bring your rod. Short drive to beautiful bays and beaches. …
Pip User Profile
January 2018
Mabel's is a very unique place to stay. From the moment you walk through the door you relax and feel at home. Great location looking to the harbour and short stroll to Mangonui township. Quite spacious, very comfortable and quiet. We would recommend you stay if you're looking for…
Tanya User Profile
January 2018
This is a gem of Airbnb gems. Everything from beginning to end is special about Mabel’s. The history and attention to detail of the cottage makes for a memorable getaway. Thank you- we can’t wait until our next Northland escape.

Hosted by Richard

Joined in March 2015
Richard User Profile
20 Reviews
Following a succession of house renovations in Auckland, in 2004 Richard and his partner decided to explore the Far North, an area where they envisioned enjoying a more relaxed lifestyle. They found the ideal holiday home on the shores of Mill Bay in Mangonui. Just months later t…
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