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Villa Of Character With Private Pool And Distant Sea Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Villa in Xaghra, Gozo, Malta - Quiet Location

Beautiful traditional Maltese house of character. Full of charm, includes wooden beams and arches. With large living area, all bathrooms, shower rooms on suite. Huge sunny terrace with access to private pool and deck area. Located in a quiet road. 10 mins drive to the sandy beach of Ramla Bay. Xaghra is delightful village offering excellent restaurants set in the beautiful church square, shops and banks.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am half Maltese and I have been visiting the Islands since birth and see it as my second home. I currently live and work in Dubai and visit Gozo as often as possible. I was born in the UK. I have a sister and brother both residing in the UK. My mother is Maltese and is an artist. My father is retired. My parents live on Malta and also own a property on Gozo. I have a little boy who adores Gozo and loves to visit his Nanna. Summer is a special time with our family on Malta and Gozo.

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Speaks English, French

12 Reviews

4.8
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic villa between the town centre and the be

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely early summer stay here, a deceptively big villa, well equipped and comfy. We just took the boy but with several lounge spaces and outdoor levels, including a nice pool, this place would be perfect for a bigger family or for three generations together.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely property in relaxing location

  • 4 of 5

Loved our stay at this property. It is an absolute TARDIS! Walking through the front door into a hallway that goes on and on certainly has the wow factor!!

We would definitely recommend the property to friends.

If we were to nit pick (and only because we loved the property so much) we would highlight the following:

Cushions on upstairs patio furniture could do with covers that could be washed at the end of a let as the rain has caused some of them to become stained (I appreciate that this is probably down to guests leaving them out in all weathers !! )

The pool furniture is lovely but could do with a sand back and re-stain (obviously due to the blazing sun !)

Inside there was some grouting in the kitchen by the sink, which needed touched up and a bit of a refresh to bring it up to the same high standards of the bathrooms.

All in all, a lovely holiday in a stunning property, and we will return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

I would definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have stayed at this property and every visit has been wonderful. The villa is cavernous-plenty of room for everyone to find their own space. The pool is a great size and the terrace which overlooks the pool is spacious and well equipped with sun loungers, outdoor furniture and shading. The villa is a pleasant mix of old world Maltese charm and modern convenience, ie fully fitted kitchen, flat screen tv's, good wifi and all bedrooms ensuite. The villa is located in a peaceful and very convenient spot within easy strolling distance to the quaint village square where you can eat in lovely restaurants or visit for sundowners. The village isn't far from any of the island's attractions- definitely worth a visit is Xlendi, a small village with a picturesque bay and its Gelateria, serving some of the best ice-cream we have ever tasted! We are already booked for next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely retreat with great pool

  • 5 of 5

Really nice villa in a fantastic location. Was a bit nippy when we stayed there so we had to light a fire but that, in itself, added to the charm. The village is lovely with some nice bars. We stayed with our two children and they loved the pool - even though it was cold. I think that it would be amazing in late spring or summer! The villa itself is well-equipped and very clean. I am thinking of booking again for the end of the summer holidays and taking my dad.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wow lovely property

  • 5 of 5

Needed a getaway from work. Carpe Diem was the ideal place. An amazing villa to stay. A home from home. All the creature comforts we needed. We definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Brilliant house

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Gozo farmhouses many times over the past 8 years but I have to say this one was definitely the best, it was clean, very spacious, had everything we needed, the bedroom at the top of the house has a king size bed, magnificent, great pool and outside area. Really enjoyed the outside space relaxing reading one of the books from the house, there are numerous DVDs, cards, games etc..

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

I always wanted a property on Gozo and had just one week in which to find one! I lost count of how many I saw. This was the last one and it was perfect. Great size, all the characteristics of a Malese home with all the mod cons. A large pool area which is private and in a great location. I just love Xaghra, its has all you need and makes the perfect hub to explore Gozo.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malta International Airport at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cornucopia Hotel at 300 Metres Nearest Ferry : Mgarr at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Xaghra Square at 700 Metres Nearest Beach : Ramla at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Gozo has a lot of heritage, many beautiful churches, idyllic walks along picturesque coves and beaches. A variety of watersports are available including diving and sailing.

Coast/Beach:

On Gozo you are never more then 10 mins from the sea, when driving. The island boasts a variety of beautiful beaches, rocky coves and breathtaking sunsets over the water.

Travel:

Malta International Airport is located on the mainland which is easily accessed by ferry or sea plane. The ferry carries cars and the crossing is only 20 minutes long. The ferry departs from Cirkewwa on Malta to Mgarr Harbour on Gozo. Car hire is recomended and is easily available. Mgarr is about 3 miles from Xaghara. From Cirkewwa Malta airport is about 15 miles. Busses and taxis do operate from the airport to Cickewwa and also from Mgarr to Xaghara.

Distances:

Victoria is the capital of Gozo, formally called Rabat, it is approximately 3 miles from Xaghra.

Further Details:

Xaghra has 2 banks one with a cash point machine (HSBC) in the square, several supermarkets, shops, chemists and restaurants. The square boasts the largest number of bars and restaurants on the island over looked by the beautiful church which celebrates its fiesta the first weekend in September. Many guests comment on the ambiance of the square all year round. Ggantija neolithic temples, historical windmill and Xerri's grotto are also all within walking distance of the villa. Xaghra is one of the most popular desitinations for european tourists on the island. Due to its facilities and location.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November-December
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£375
for 5 nights
From
£75
 
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
for 2 nights
From
£50
 
 
Èaster
1 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£375
for 5 nights
From
£75
 
 
April-May
19 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£325
for 5 nights
From
£65
 
 
Whit week
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 
 
June
5 Jun 2017 - 16 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£429
for 5 nights
£600
 
 
July
17 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
July-Sept high
24 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£629
for 5 nights
£880
 
 
Sept-October
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% (non-refundable) is required to secure a booking with the full remaining balance paid 6 weeks before arrival.
Payment can be made by internet banking or cheque.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturdays unless an alternate day has been agreed before booking.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Long lets over 2 weeks 10% reduction.

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% (non-refundable) is required to secure a booking with the full remaining balance paid 6 weeks before arrival.
Payment can be made by direct transfer into bank account

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

The Villa has all the characteristics of the old Maltese homes I remembered as a child. Its in a very quiet location has plenty of space and it just the perfect retreat from the busy life I lead. Xaghra is a delightful village, the square is a short walk from the property. I just love enjoying a glass of Gellewza over lunch with friends in one of the many restaurants in the square. Then returning to the villa for a swim!

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 en suite bathroom with WC, bath, sink and shower. Bedroom 2 en suite shower room with WC and sink. Bedroom 3 en suite shower room with WC and sink.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) sofa bed Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a double with balcony. With wood burner. Bedroom 2 is a double with balcony. Bedroom 3 is a twin with access to terrace.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Solar water heating. Internet Outside: Pool size is approximately 10 x 25ft. Pool is not heated. Outside stairs leading to very large terrace with rattan sofa set, Both pool area and terrace are south facing. Sun loungers in pool area and umbrella in pool area. Utility Room: Automatic washing machine and hoover. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included no beach towels supplied, pool maintained. Other: Cloak room downstairs.

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