39 Russell Luxury Accommodation in Nelson New Zealand
39 Russell Luxury Accommodation Port Nelson New Zealand Exclusive Self Contained Cottage Lodgings Accommodations


Hosts: Jane Evans, James Taylor and Richard Hewetson

Guestrooms: 2

Address: 39 Russell Street, Port Nelson, New Zealand

Telephone: +643 548 7621

Activities/Attractions: The cottage is just a few minutes by car from either the centre of Nelson city or the beach. Nelson is a small Cathedral city of 40,000 people, who enjoy a friendly, relaxed and informal life style. Nelson nestles into the hills which backdrop the city in the northern part of the South Island of New Zealand. The city faces the safe and picturesque Tasman Bay.

The Nelson region has the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand with over 2500 hours of sunshine annually. There are safe, beautiful beaches and rivers close to the city. In winter the views of beach, sea and mountains covered with snow are particularly inspiring. Within an hour's drive you will find the famous Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks where tramping against an idyllic backdrop of golden sand beaches and azure blue seas will entrance you. Within two hours scenic drive from the city are the Nelson Lakes and mountains where you can ski and tramp in superb scenic splendour.


"Blue sky, green sea, vibrant colours, calm ambience gentle warm hospitality - Can I come again please?"

"Jane - your company and ambience of the cottage, resulted in our becoming the guests who wouldn't leave… Thank you for providing probably the most memorable part of our New Zealand adventure. You are a special lady."

"Jane, you couldn't have been more kind or more generous. Our stay with you has been like being a part of your art. Thank you, thank you for making a beautiful memory."

"Jane we depart '39 Russell' with great reluctance! Thank you for creating such an appealing and peaceful haven. We look forward to a return visit."

"We have had the most wonderful stay Jane, relaxed and amazingly calm and easy. It is a stylish and smart space, which we look forward to returning to each afternoon. We ate here every night as we didn't wish to leave the ambience. We will return."

"Dear Jane, What a wonderful introduction to the South Island. Your warmth and personality are infused throughout the cottage. To wake up to the sunshine colours inside and see them also outside makes you want to stay and stay and stay."

"Cant wait to get back and experience the outdoor dining at the table for 12 plus. This is the "Total Place"

"Jane - you are a remarkable lady, a talented artist, a gracious hostess. We loved our stay in your cottage surrounded by all the beautiful pottery and your paintings. Our experience in Nelson was complete only because of our residence for 3 short nights was at '39 Russell'. Thank you."

"We have spent the most enchanting weekend enveloped by the beauty and warmth of the cottage - your personality so reflected. Thanking you so much - until our next visit."

"Dear Jane ... I have traveled far and wide and stayed in many places. Nowhere have I encountered the peace and energy that comes from your cottage, Nelson and New Zealand. I hope I can experience this again."


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James, Richard or Jane will meet you when you arrive and welcome you to the cottage warmly and professionally. We will be happy to help you with anything you need. As their local knowledge, James and Richard will be able to advise and direct our guests to the huge variety of treasures this region offers, including award winning restaurants on the waterfront within a few minutes walk from "39 Russell".

" …we cooked our Italian feast while listening to the 'Big Night' sound track, enjoyed a Christmas brunch with Ella and Louis. Our stay here couldn't have been better - we can't wait to return."

"What a mistake we made only staying 3 nights!"

General Information: Welcome to 39 Russell Luxury Accommodation in Nelson, New Zealand ... and step into the world of celebrated New Zealand Artist Jane Evans - share the full sensory experience of colour, harmony, privacy and independence. Jane welcomes guests (subject to her availability) to her studio next door to view her paintings. Simply make an appointment on your arrival.

"39 Russell" is spacious fully self contained cottage accommodation, enhanced by local ceramics and original paintings. French doors open onto a charming, sunny, private courtyard lined with olives, citrus fruits and feijoas, over-looking the port of Nelson and the Tasman Sea. The cottage offers a master Queen bedroom with super ensuite and a second bedroom with two single brass beds and a separate bathroom.

  • Queen bedroom and ensuite - Master bedroom fitted with luxury queen size bed and ensuite bathroom. Rimu wooden floors, and hand made beaten steel suitcase racks and hangers. Philippe Starck free standing floor tap over claw foot slipper bath
  • Twin bedroom/bathroom - Second bedroom fitted with twin brass beds. Hand made curtain rods and suitcase racks by local artists. This bathroom has full laundry facilities, open wet area shower, vanity and second lavatory
  • Each bathroom has unlimited hot water for pulsing showers. Hair dryers, heated mirrors and designer bathroom accessories
  • Harbour views - 39 Russell has views of Port Nelson, our famous Boulder Bank and Tasman Bay
  • Seaside restaurants close by - Several award winning restaurants are located within walking distance of 39 Russell
  • Cosy under tile heating - Toasty under tile heating in kitchen and both bathrooms
  • Secure off-street parking - Garaging with remote control door opener
  • Those "little extras" just for you - Generous fruit bowl - fresh flowers - phones - facsimile machine - digital TV, video and stereo system (large variety of CD's provided) - card table - games - quality magazines - books - maps and guide books
  • The stylishly appointed kitchen has a pantry stocked with goodies to tempt you to dine in: gold medal local olive oil, balsamic vinegar, choose orchard fresh seasonal fruit from a bowl crafted by one of Nelson's well known ceramic artists and open a bottle of Nelson's superb wines, all provided as part of the hospitality extended to you
  • A large outdoor dining table stands under a pergola for al-fresco dining in all seasons
  • The courtyard with gas barbecue is planted in olives, feijoas and citrus with an established apricot tree, which bears delicious fruit in season. Theatrically lit at night it creates a romantic ambience

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in NZ Dollars).

$495/night/2 guests
$25/night/each additional person
Maximum 4 guests
Minimum stay two nights

Breakfast provisions include fruit juice, a generous fruit bowl, toasted muesli, yoghurt, bacon and organic free-range eggs, a choice of either plain or delicious almond croissants, fresh bakers bread, freshly ground coffee, herbal and standard teas.

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