Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Zerniq (z sounding like z in zoo while q sounding like the q in queen) is a luxury 3 bedroom apartment in Misrah Simar Complex. This designer-finished modern apartment is just a five minute walk from the main village square, a very popular venue full of popular restaurants and bars, yet it offers a quality relaxing and tranquil atmosphere.
With its the large terrace overlooking the pool area, our apartment is the perfect indulging getaway to the island of Gozo. Tastefully furnished, our property is equipped with a state of the art entertainment system including internet TV, satellite and cable TV, Blue Ray Home Cinema System, WII console and games and over 700 in-house movies. Not only is free WiFi available throughout the apartment and pool area, but the apartment has its own desktop computer.
The apartment is fully air-conditioned (the A/C are pay per use through a card meter), with each bedroom also having ceiling or standing fans. The kitchen is equipped with all appliances including microwave, dishwasher, washing machine / dryer, espresso machine and food processor.
Included in the rental is a two car locked-up garage inside the complex, and full use of all complex common areas including the two swimming pools and Jacuzzi.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hondoq ir Rummien Beach 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Luqa Airport Malta 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Zerniq is a child-friendly three bedroom and two bathroom luxury property which sleeps a maximum of 9. (2 couples, 4 children and 1 infant). It boasts a spacious living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. A large terrace overlooks the swimming pools and garden with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
All three bedrooms have windows with views, fitted wardrobes, air conditioning (for an extra charge) and ceiling / floor fans. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower facilities.
The whole apartment is WIFI enabled right to the pool area and gardens.
The Master Bedroom
The decor of the Master Bedroom is a fusion of cream and light pink, with hand-made wooden Maple furniture made specially for this room. This consists of a king size bed, huge sliding wardrobe and chest of drawers with mirror. The complimenting bed linen, specially selected pillows and orthopedic mattress will give you hours of comfort and a great night sleep.
Amenities in this room include an electronic alarm clock/radio/iPhone cradle, intercom and telephone, remote controlled ceiling fan and air-conditioning (A/C at extra cost) The en-suite bathroom comprises of a toilet, sink and shower.
The Secondary Bedroom
This double bedroom is superbly finished in hand made oak furniture also made specifically for this particular room. There is a huge build-in wardrobe and king size bed, chest of drawers with mirror, two bedside tables and a bedside table / desk. Complementing curtains and matching bed linen together with fine pillows and orthopedic mattress for added comfort.
Amenities in this bedroom include a telephone, air-conditioning (at extra cost) electronic clock / radio, weather station and floor fan.
The four single beds in the kids bedroom are made of of a three layered bunk beds and another single bed. Superbly designed, the beautiful brown oak build-in furniture consists of the four beds, wardrobe with build in chest of drawers, a desk and shelving.
Amenities in this room include a computer with Windows 7 equipped with headphones and webcam, HD television, electronic clock/radio, telephone, air conditioner (at extra cost) and ceiling fan. Views of the landscaped courtyards from a lovely french window.
This airy room is beautifully furnished. With two large genuine leather comfortable sofas, original contemporary paintings, a state of the art Entertainment System including internet TV/DVD/Blue Ray cinema surround with satellite & cable TV, over 200 in-house movies and a selection of musical albums, FM radio and WII console with a library of games for all ages. This is the perfect place to relax and chill out.
The huge patio overlooking the pool and garden offers amazing views of the surrounding countryside and is a great spot to enjoy a glass of wine and take in the lovely sunrise (hence the name Zerniq meaning sunrise in Maltese).
The dining table seats eight and is ideal for family meals with seating and place settings for up to eight people and a high-chair for babies. There is also a breakfast bar, which is perfect for those quick snacks. You and your family/guests will dine with fine dining ware and drink from traditional hand made glasses. There are two other table in the terrace overlooking the pool which can seat eight people.
Our family is littered with great cooks and a number of chefs, which is why we have taken so much care in assuring that our kitchen is the right size and properly equipped. The beautiful Maple kitchen has been designed to have lots of preparation and storage areas with an impeccable white quartz (marble) top.
Kitchen inventory includes a stack fridge freezer, gas hob, electric oven, dish washer, washing machine-drier, microwave oven, espresso coffee machine, food processor, toaster, electric kettle, saucepans, serving dishes, and much more...
A washing machine / drier is available in the kitchen and iron and ironing board in the secondary bedroom. The terrace can be used to dry your clothes and towels in the sunshine should you do not wish to use the drier.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pools & garden
The complex consists of a lovely shared swimming pool, a children's pool and a jacuzzi beautifully blended in the surrounding countryside. The pool is open everyday from 0900 am till 10 pm. Deck chairs are freely available in the deck area on a first come-first served basis. Other pool equipment is available. Please observe the pool regulations found on the premsies and make use of the shower before entering the pool. Kindly note that the pool area is unsupervised and young kids should not be left unattended. Pool towels are availble in the apartment.
The garden is full of native plants and flowers but also includes a herb garden which herbs can be used by tenants for cooking.
The apartment includes the use of a locked two car garage situated in basement level of the complex. (level -3). A remote control which automatically operates the main garage door and garage number 37 will be provided. Adequate parking outside the complex is also available.
The Island of Gozo region
Gozo - an escape destination at any time of year !
Located just 25 minutes from Malta, the island of Gozo is a timeless place where traditional customs prevail. With its spectacular beaches, world heritage sites, lovely walking trails, historic museums, traditional food and unmatched diving experience the island is fast becoming a prime Mediterranean destination.
The charm of Gozo is apparent the moment you arrive. Largely untouched by tourism, sustained by the land and the sea, the island offers much in the way of peace, tranquility and a chance to really get away from it all.
Being greener, more rural and smaller than mainland Malta, Gozo is one of the most scenic and unspoiled islands in the world. Over the years the island has maintained much of its original character and remained an undiscovered destination. It offers a perfect tranquil base for rest and relaxation. The rhythms are dictated by the seasons, fishing and agriculture.
A popular nickname of Gozo is the Isle of Calypso, derived from the location of Ogygia in Greek mythological poem Homer's Odyssey. In the myth, the island was controlled by nymph Calypso who detained the hero of the story Odysseus there as prisoner of love for seven years; Gozo is thought to be modern day Ogygia.
The island itself has a population of around 31,000 people and its inhabitants are known as Gozitans . It is rich in historical locations such as the Ggantija temples which, along with the Megalithic Temples of Malta, are the world's oldest free-standing structures and also the world's oldest religious structures.
Its rugged landscape and spectacular coastline await exploration. Choose from rocky inlets to red sand beaches or sail, snorkel, dive and fish. Gozo has some of the Mediterraneanâ??s best dive sites. Not to mention a nightlife and cultural calendar all its own, and some great dining out.
The village of Qala is a mere 10 minute drive from Victoria, Gozoâ??s capital. Being the closest to the rest of the Maltese archipelago, the rocky hillsides of Qala enjoy an unobstructed view of the islands of Malta and Comino. Breathtaking scenes can be enjoyed, among other places, from the Qala Belvedere and from the small courtyard in front of the church known as II-Madonna tal-Blat (Saint Mary of the Rocks).
Except for a few sheltered inlets, like the popular Hondoq ir-Rummien beach, Qalaâ??s coastline is a rocky trek to which nature and history both have contributed a great deal. Natural gifts include several caves, the prettiest of which is Ghar Minka, which is accessible only by boat. Historical works are mainly defensive structures designed to deter enemy landings. Foremost among these is St. Anthonyâ??s Battery (1732), known locally as it-Trunciera. This is one of the works of the Knights that transformed Malta from a pirate haven into an island fortress.
For centuries, Qala had an agricultural and fishery based economy. Today Qala has a service oriented economy in the area of construction, tourism and crafts. Qala has a police station, football ground, leisure park, playing field, a variety of shops including bars, social and sportive clubs, restaurants, groceries, confectionery and also a pharmacy. The core of this village is its main square which is full of restaurants and bars which keep this area alive in the evenings almost everday. Zerniq is just a 7 minute walk away from the square.
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2 Sep 2013
"FABULOUS apartment 5*"
Just returned from 2 wonderful weeks at Zerniq. The apartment met every expectations we had. Very clean, spacious with lots of mod cons. Lovely pool area. Great restaurants within walking distance, yo… More
22 Mar 2013
"Excellent, tasteful and modern apartment in a good location."
Excellent, outstanding apartment. Price was slightly higher when compared to other rentals but it was well-worth every penny.
We found the apartment in a spotless condition. There was no need to bring our own linen and towels - even extra quilts and beach towels were available! We have stayed at other rentals in Gozo, but this is by far our favourite. (Not to mention the fact that it's not easy to find a good apartment with two double bedrooms and two bathrooms.)
Located in a very quiet area, but only a 5-minute walk to the town centre (where there is a grocer, pharmacy and also several restaurants).
The apartment itself has every utility you can dream of: fully-equipped kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, food processor, electric kettle, toaster, etc.); two television sets (in the living room and main bedroom); great entertainment system (Satellite and Cable TV, WII + games, Blu-ray player and HDD containing movies and music which can be accessed from both TVs); ironing board; the list goes on and on. We even found a hair-dryer in the bathroom closet! The host also prepared a document with instructions and illustrations on how to use all the gadgets and appliances, which was very detailed and useful - impressive is the word!
The WIFI connection was also very good - we used it on our mobiles, laptops and gaming console and never had any problems with connection speed or quality.
The host, Konrad, was very helpful. He was on-call for anything we needed and always replied promptly to our e-mails. It is obvious that he cares very much about the apartment and tries his best to make it as comfortable and welcoming as possible. He was also helpful in explaining places of interest around the area, and very keen on hearing our feedback and any suggestions for possible improvements in the future (not that we had any!)
All in all a very nice stay - nothing to complain about - and will definitely consider booking this apartment in the future.
29 Nov 2012
"What more can I add?"
I can't add much more than hasn't been said in previous comments.We were able to check in early as we had only driven from Malta mainland. Konrad met us at the apartment and went over all th… More
9 Sep 2012
Konrad was an great host.Apartment was excellent & in a beautiful complex.We used the local bus service to get around the Island.Do not think car hire is a must.Prices on the Island are very reasonable.Would love to go back again & if I did would not have a problem with staying here. Konrad organised to have us picked up @ the Airport & brought to the Apartment.
5 Nov 2011
"Fabulous property with all the extras."
We spent 4 days at this wonderful property and had a lovely time. The place is ideal for any time of the year. For summer a lovely communal pool, with kids section and jacuzzi set in the garden,as well as a spacious private terrace. For the cooler months there is a Wii with plenty of games, DVD with over 200 movies to choose from, Blue Ray, computer with internet and IPod stand. We literally had to drag the kids out of the house! The apartment itself is beautifully furnished with all the comforts including AC in every room, ceiling fans, different graded duvets and a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, coffee maker and washing machine. The owner was very friendly and professional. Had a lovely stay and will definitely be back.
3 Nov 2011
"AMAZING and cozy apartment"
I stayed at this beautiful apartment in Qala in October and was simply amazed that these apartments really exist for rental !!!
This apartment exceeded my expectations and more ….. especially when you look at the technology that
the owner invested in this apartment. The sound system, Wii, satellite and TV done up to a very high standard.
It is amazingly cozy.
It's a pity that I could not use the pool because it looked wonderful from the view in the lounge. The nice restaurants
that are only walking distance away serving really nice pizzas are a very big plus too
I would recommend this property ANY TIME !!
Well done and keep it up.
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