Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
This newly converted farmhouse oozes in character and is decorated and equipped to high standards. Traditional décor with stone arched ceilings add to the rustic charm. The Kitchen / dining / living area lounge incorporates an original wood burning stove and satellite TV which overlooks the spacious south facing pool area. One bedroom is situated on ground floor, three on 1st floor (two with terrace) and the master bedroom is situated on 2nd floor. In detail the Farmhouses consists of:
- 5 large bedrooms (Sleeps 11 Persons);
- 5 bathrooms / showers (4 of which are en suite & 1 Common);
- Combined fully-equipped kitchen / dining / sitting room with a wood burning stove overlooking the pool area;
- Large south-facing totally Private Pool (28 Ft. by 13 Ft.);
- Spacious Deck area with Sun-beds enjoying green landscaping;
- Outside dining Tables and Chairs with Umbrellas and cane-canopy;
- BBQ with Kitchen Top and Sink in the Pool Area;
- Large Sunny Roof Terrace with open country views;
- 32” TV with Cable & WiFi Internet;
- Air-Conditioning in all Bedrooms & Fans in all Rooms;
- Wash room with Washing machine;
This farmhouse is situated in one of the best parts of the village of Xaghra on the island of Gozo. It is just 5 minutes from Ramla Beach, the most popular beach in Gozo and the location offers the traditional characteristics of a Mediterranean village. Though found in the outskirts of the village of Xaghra one can find all the necessities within walking distance. The nearest supermarket and pharmacy are just 300 meters away and the lovely relaxing square of Xaghra (where one finds local restaurants and bars) is less than 15 minutes by walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ramla Bay 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malta International Airport|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (9), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Island of Gozo region
Being a tiny island (just 14 x 7 km), you are never far away from the sea. The orange-red sandy beaches of Ramla and San Blas are a 10 minute drive. Ramla is the largest sandy beach on the island. Other beaches such as Xlendi and Mgarr ix-Xini are a 15 minute drive. Comino island, and it's crystal clear Blue Lagoon can be easily accessed via Mgarr harbour via a 10 minute boat ride.
Special Interest Holidays
Gozo is a world class scuba diving destination, and there are many dive schools on the island.
This is Calypso's Isle of Ogygia from Homer's Odyssey, where the beautiful nymph held Odysseus a prisoner of love for seven years. It is a place where legend blends with history. There are Neolithic cave dwellings, the oldest man-made temple in the world - pre-dating the Giza Pyramids by over 1,000 years - and an amazing array of monumental Baroque, neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque churches and basilicas.
Sailing is a popular pastime around the islands, and several companies offer boat trips and boat hire.
The Gozitan countryside is beautiful, and very popular with walkers.
For older children and adults there is climbing, sea kayaking, diving, biking and hiking activities.
5 minute stroll to Xaghra Square which has bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.
10 minute drive to Ramla - The island's largest sandy beach.
10 minute drive to Victoria, the Capital.
15 minute drive to Xlendi, small seaside village.
For foodies, there is a wide selection of excellent restaurants, offering both local cuisine and strong influences from Italy and elsewhere. Fresh fish is plentiful, as is excellent local wine. Each village in turn holds its own 'festa' during summer weekends, with fireworks and traditional horse-racing up the main street.
The farmhouse is owned and managed by our family, who know the island inside out and will be on hand to welcome you and make sure your holiday runs smoothly.
There is a comprehensive house book which contains information about the island - practicalities, suggestions for places to visit, restaurant guide etc. There are also maps, and books about the island in the bookcase.