Ta' Dratta - Luxury Farmhouse
About the home
Ta' Dratta - Luxury Converted Farmhouse for Tranquil Holidays in Gozo. This beautifully restored and authentic farmhouse is well laid out with a private, swimming pool with shower room, sun bathing area, and a BBQ area with large dining space. Located in a semi-rural and quiet area yet only 10 minutes walk from pretty Xaghra square with its quaint bars and restaurants as well as all other amenities like supermarkets and other shops.
Beautiful picturesque scenery (sea and country views) can be enjoyed either from the windows and balconies or from the large sunny roof terrace. ‘Ta’ Dratta’ Farmhouse offers something for everyone: due to its large size and marvellous attention to detail both in furnishings and fittings and guarantees your total comfort in a tranquil and romantic setting.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||5 minutes drive|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 2 en suites and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (2), Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
The spacious kitchen/dining area is fully equipped with everyday appliances including microwave oven and overlooks the pool whilst the sitting room has comfortable sofas and a 29’’ flat screen TV set with cable channels. Five bedrooms, two of which have an en-suite shower and balcony or sun terrace, can sleep up to 10 persons in cosy comfort. There is an extra, large bathroom on the 1st floor and another at ground floor level. The farmhouse is also equipped with a washing machine.
Bedroom 1 - Double Bed with en suite (sea and country views from authentic old stone balcony)
Bedroom 2 - Double Bed with en suite (overlooking pool deck area from authentic stone and wrought iron balcony)
Bedroom 3 - Twin Beds (sea and country views from window)
Bedroom 4 - Twin Beds (top floor at roof terrace level, ideal for family with 2 kids as interconnects with Bedroom 2)
Bedroom 5 - Twin Beds (ground floor level ideal for elderly or infirm)
Additional Bathroom 1st floor
Pool shower room with WC
Ground floor spare WC
Further details outdoors:
BBQ Area near private pool. Dedicated Pool Shower room near pool. Outside dining with table, chairs and sun umbrella near BBQ area.
4 sun loungers
Car Hire, Bicycle Hire and Airport/Farmhouse Transfers
We can also arrange Car Hire or bicycle rentals and transfers from Malta Airport or Gozo and vice-versa at attractive rates. Please advice about your requirements and we can arrange everything prior to your arrival.
Scuba Diving in the famed crystal clear, azure waters of Gozo can also be arranged for any group.
Minimum 5 days rental (Low Season only)
The Island of Gozo region
For a farmhouse holiday with a slower tempo, hop to Gozo - Malta’s smaller and greener sister island. Here, the rugged rural landscape is fringed by a spectacular coastline of rocky inlets and red sand beaches. Unspoilt and peaceful, you’ll experience a holiday rich in warm hospitality, rustic beauty and breathtaking scenery. This may well be the Mediterranean's best kept secret!
The Xaghra area
Xaghra is the place where one can find the Ggantija temples (the oldest free standing temples in the world), Calypso's Cave (where legend has it that Ulysses was captivated by the lure of Calypso), the magnificent Basilica and the golden bays of Ramla and Ghajn Barrani amongst others. Restaurants supermarkets and all other amenities are just a 10 minutes' walk away. We shall be happy to help you with any interesting itinerary and with genuine recommendations on where to eat the best food at some outstanding restaurants.
HIGHLIGHTS OF GOZO:
Holidays in Gozo are perfect for outdoor adventures, particularly with its hot, year-round sunny climate. Lush vegetation, flat-topped hills and craggy cliffs offer superb cycling, rambling and rock climbing. Here, you’ll find fascinating cliffs, caves and caverns home to an abundance of fish and sea life. Conventional sports like golf and tennis are available, and horse riding to experience the dramatic scenery around you.
TASTE THE HISTORY
Historical places of interest are found everywhere in Gozo. A must-see for all holiday goers are the megalithic Ggantija temples - thought to be even older than the Egyptian Pyramids. Gozo also has a museum of archaeology in Victoria which is full of interesting remains and pre-historic artefacts. Among its other highlights are the famous and imposing Citadel, and several caves and grottoes dotted around the island – alongside some of the most spectacular, awe-inspiring views in all of the Mediterranean.
When you choose a villa holiday in Gozo, you’ll find fabulous al fresco dining and a wide variety of authentic dishes to try. Life here moves at a leisurely pace, even during the summer holidays, and revolves around farming and fishing – so expect to sample some of the best local produce from tomatoes, peppers and fruits to freshly-caught seafood. To accompany these delights, visitors are treated to delicious, just-baked crispy bread and local wines served young and chilled. Most local bars offer Gozo’s traditional snack, the 'Pastizzi', which is a flaky pastry parcel filled with ricotta cheese or peas.
Gozo is not an island for those seeking the bright lights and nightlife of other Mediterranean resorts. Here, the pace of life is slow and relaxed. On Gozo, the main town of Victoria has a thriving cultural life of its own with attractions ranging from opera to horse racing and firework displays at fiesta time. Locals go out of their way to welcome visitors, particularly during village feasts which take place throughout the summer holidays. You'll be tempted to stay put, simply soaking up the atmosphere and scenery – but with plenty of traditional local bars and restaurants to choose from, you can have the best of both worlds.
MUST DO'S WHILE IN GOZO:
The Inland Sea and azure Window, a secluded pebbly bathing pool with crystal clear waters and a sheer cliff backdrop, can be found at dwejra in the Northwest of Gozo.
The medieval citadel of Victoria now houses the 17th Cenury cathedral and a collection of fascinating museums and fantastic views.
Visit the Ggantija temples in Xaghra, a stone's throw from the farmhouse, which were built around 3,600 BC. These giant stone structures are even older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids – much older.
Go walking, especially in Spring, and diving in one of the best and most renowned crystal clear waters in all of Europe.
Savour the local delicacies like goat's cheese and the exquisite fresh seafood at village restaurants and beachside taverns.
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Activities near Xaghra
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
29 Aug 2012
Had a wonderful stay at Ta Dratta, the farmhouse is large and in a quiet area. The bedrooms are large enough to accomodate two people comfortably but be aware, the twin bedroom which is linked to one... more
26 Jul 2011
We were a group of 3 families and we all liked the Ta dratta house on the first sight! It is nice, spacious, and clean, with a wonderful terrace and nice swimming pool.
The kitchen is well... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low Season||19 Nov 12||1 May 13||€ 850||-||-||5 Nights|
|Mid Season||1 May 13||1 Jul 13||€ 980||-||-||1 Week|
|High Season||1 Jul 13||1 Oct 13||€ 1280||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 980||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||1 Nov 13||1 May 14||€ 850||-||-||5 Nights|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low Season||19 Nov 12||1 May 13||€ 920||-||-||5 Nights|
|Mid Season||1 May 13||1 Jul 13||€ 1155||-||-||1 Week|
|High Season||1 Jul 13||1 Oct 13||€ 1350||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 1155||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||1 Nov 13||1 May 14||€ 920||-||-||5 Nights|
|Prices for group size 10|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low Season||19 Nov 12||1 May 13||€ 1260||-||-||5 Nights|
|Mid Season||1 May 13||1 Jul 13||€ 1460||-||-||1 Week|
|High Season||1 Jul 13||1 Oct 13||€ 1640||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 1460||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||1 Nov 13||1 May 14||€ 1260||-||-||5 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Booking Deposit : Bank Transfer of 30% of total rate (non refundable).
PRICES ARE PER WEEK (7 nights) and are inclusive of a complimentary welcome grocery pack on arrival, gas, water and electricity.
Maid service (Linen change and general cleaning) included every 7 days.
FOR OTHER GROUP SIZES PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR RATES.
Children under 2 years FREE OF CHARGE.
For the Xmas and Easter periods HIGH SEASON rates apply.
In-house cooking service by a qualified cook can be arranged at an extra hourly charge.
Baby sitting can be provided any time of day and night at an extra hourly charge.
Extra maid service can be provided at an extra hourly charge.
Wireless Broadband Internet (WI-FI) available on demand at a nominal charge of EUR 25 for the duration of your whole stay (up to 14 nights).Enquire now
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