Welcome to Ruishton Cottage

a cottage full of surprises!

To enquire please phone (09) 420 7988 or 027 270 2678

Ruishton Cottage or The Old School House

It was recently discovered that this 100+yrs young cottage, was owned by one of the first settlers in this area. Polished Kauri floors and comfy beds, rural views and big country skies. A peaceful pause on your journey or a relaxing break away, here you’ll find old cottage charm with everything you need to re-energise. Or you may choose to stay in The Old School House , a 1950’s classroom which is now a sweet holiday home. Self-serve Breakfast included.

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Located down a quiet country road, 3-5mins from shops, hot pools and take-outs, with local attractions nearby. Including Gibbs Farm, Sculpture Gardens, Thermal Pools, Beaches, Vineyards, Tree Adventures, Bike trails and more.


Dog Grooming

Ruishton Cottage also offer a dog grooming service. A range options to keep your pooch clean, tidy and looking its best.

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  • If some of our prices look better than elsewhere - that's probably because they are, shhh! don't tell anybody.

    Larraine – Host
  • Very enjoyable stay, very welcoming hosts. Enjoyed the spa and the quiet.

  • Great place to stay. Very comfy beds, quiet and peaceful after a long journey. Will reccommend to others.


The Location

Ruishton Cottage is located just a few minutes from Helensville – Far enough away to escape the hustle and bustle yet close enough to enjoy all the local ammenities.

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