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Enchanting Villa with Panoramic Views

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Kercem, Gozo, Malta - 10 Mins Walk from the Capital City

Expertly converted into highest standard home. It is a gem, set on high grounds with 3 large sunny terraces enjoying extensive views. A large south facing private pool, jacuzzi, deckchair area and a mature garden. Pool area is complemented with 8 seater table, under the shade of bamboo canopy, a shower and a BBQ. Children can be supervised from living-dining room and kitchen, while outside in pool area. It is furnished with 5 sets of sofas. One of the living rooms offers a warm setting with a leather sofa, TV, DVD and a rustic fireplace. From kitchen, living-room and dining room one can enjoy a sweet indoor garden. Limestone stairs lead to a lounge on the first floor which offers a marvelous scenery of landscape. There is bedroom on ground floor. The first floor comprises of three airconditioned bedrooms. A master bedroom, kitchenette, living room and 2 terraces are located on the second floor. From these rooms a breathtaking view of greenery can be enjoyed together with colorful fireworks during 8 village 'fiestas'.


Owner
Laura Cassar
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'totally relaxing weekend made evermore so by the fantastic atmosphere of this brilliant house, a rare farmhouse. It has been a week getaway, hideaway, whatever you call it. Totally amazed at the size, yet still snug and comfortable surroundings. This place made us 'chill out' to the maximum. Love it, love Gozo. Thanks and hope to be back sometime.' Charles, Clefton.



'Your house is stunning, lovely and a home from home. You have both been very helpful and delightful hosts.' Love Puch, Ali and Sofia



'Your house is a work of love and everything is full of love! Your house if full of history. You cared for us and made us feel part of your family. Will never forget this.' Mohammed



'One of the best holidays we've had, we've felt like royalty for 10 day. We will tell all our friends and return ourselves. To those of you just arriving, you luck things!! Thank you for everything.' Love Dawn, David, Jordan.
May 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Kerċem, Malta

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room. Bedroom 3 bathroom. Bedroom 4 en-suite shower room. Ground floor extra shower and toilet room. Laundry with extra wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Air conditioned Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds. Bedroom 4 with double bed. Bedroom 5 with 2 single beds Sofa with foldable double bed in lounge on 2nd floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The property includes fire alarm system, safety equipment and emergency lights. All bathrooms/shower rooms have high pressure hot/cold water system. Property is accredited by Malta Tourist Authority. Outside: Pool and a jacuzzi (size of pool, excluding jacuzzi 27ft x 17ft approx). Deck area with 8 seater dining table under the shade of a bamboo canopy, a shower, a mature garden 3 terraces, 4coffee tables, 14 arm chairs, 8 deck chairs, 8 benches, 4 large umbrellas. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided and changed once weekly. Property is cleaned weekly.  Other: 4 bedrooms are air conditioned .

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Enchanting Villa with Panoramic Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

First impressions of a holiday rental usually don’t live up to the photographs but that was not the case with Laura and Louis’ house, everything was perfect and actually exceeded our expectations. Laura was very helpful during the booking process replying promptly to my many emails, arranging transport to and from the airport and having a welcome pack ready for us which included some of Louis’ delicious tomatoes, melons and plums. Louis called every three days to clean the pool and both he and Laura were available if we needed anything.

We were an extended family of eight, four adults, three teenagers plus a nine year old and there was plenty of space for all of us to have some peace and quiet if we wanted. As an early riser I enjoyed sitting on the top balcony watching the sun rise from behind the Citadella in Victoria and thought it was even more impressive than the sunset at Dwerja Bay.

We were pleased to discover two grocery shops, a butchers and a bakers close by (I miss buying fresh bread from David’s Bakery).

There is also a bus stop a few yards from the house however we usually walked into Victoria, which took around 20 minutes, when we could drag ourselves away from the pool. We used the local buses from Victoria when we wished to explore Gozo and visit the beaches recommended by Laura and Louis, my favourite was Marsalforn although the younger ones in our party preferred Ramla.

We were lucky to experience the Kercem festa during our first week seeing lights, banners, flags and statues put up each day. We attended the BBQ, watched the processions with brass bands and best of all the firework show which we all agreed were the best we had ever seen. The church bells ringing and fireworks during the day, which sounded like cannons, may not have been to everyone’s taste but it was all part of the atmosphere for us.

We all loved our holiday in Gozo and would not stay anywhere else but Laura and Louis’ wonderful Il-Kiffixija should we return to the island.

Helena, Claire, Sheila, Michael, Nicole, Daniel, Matthew and Carter.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe, I Am thinking of blocking up the Door and staying here forever � now that would be perfect! Definitely would be looking into coming here again, everything has been 10/10 and still have 2 more sleeps here. If I won the lottery I would move to Gozo without a second thought. Kercèm is so chilled out, relaxing and very quiet. And as for the Farmhouse, I could Easily live here as it has everything anyone would want. Laura and Louis are Great people and are so helpful in every way.

� Malta, Gozo & Kercèm �

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your great comments. Its an honour for us to have feedback like yours as it ensures our clients' full satisfaction.
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Shipley, Bradford, United Kingdom
5

Stunning views, gorgeous outdoor space.

  • 5 of 5

Cannot recommend this property highly enough! Stunning views from the two raised terraces, gorgeous private outside area with lovely pool and seating areas, airy, clean rooms and perfect hosts!

This was our first visit to Gozo and the house was in a great location to explore the island. We hired a car, but good local bus services mean that this isn't necessary.

Laura and Louis have created a beautiful house, with a high quality finish. They went out of their way to make us feel very welcome. Their generosity and friendliness was very much appreciated.

We hope to return again one day. X

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A great satisfaction and appreciation is deprived from your positive feedback. It gives us courage to continue upgrading our house so as to ensure maximisation of clients' fulfilment. Our aim is to make clients even happier on their departure. Thanks so much xxx
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5

All we hoped for and more

  • 5 of 5

Very special holiday, special house & owners, met & exceeded all our expectations.

This house renovated by Lois so beautifully done, amazing views from each of the three terraces, lovely garden with comfortable seating area's, we all enjoyed the pool & jacuzzi, the house was so clean & well maintained.

Our stay was over Easter on Easter Sunday we all went to the race course & for lunch we returned to the house to find a delicious home baked cake & a bottle of Louis's wine so kind, so thoughtful, thank you

The location is also ideal 10-15 minute walk into Victoria lovely buildings, squares to sit & enjoy coffee & cake, restaurants shopping & buses to anywhere on the Island.

There were six of us on holiday,the children called the house "the castle" we all have the best memories of the holiday & hope to return, we would without a doubt recommend.

Tony, Suzanne & family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful farmhouse...would highly recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

The farmhouse was absolutely brilliant...great facilities, location, views and extremely helpful owners. The village of Kercem has all the basics that you need (supermarket, bakery, bar, restaurant) and it's only 10 minute walk or short bus trip into Victoria for more variety and to use the bus network that covers Gozo. We has a fabulous time and I would highly recommend this farmhouse to anyone planning a trip to Gozo.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its of utmost importance to us that our clients fulfil their dream holiday.
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5

It was not a dream, it was reality!

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Laura and Louis! They aren't only the owners of il-kiffixija, they're really hosts. Their only wish is you to feel well and comfortable. We had a wonderful welcome with Louis' own wine, we tasted Laura's dessert and a lot of fruits of their garden and we loved their kindness. Sitting together with them was like feeling at home.

The house - of course - is a dream. Especially the pool area. Everything was clean. The whole island of Gozo is very safe and the people are more than friendly. We enjoyed the time very much and it was hard to say goodbye. Hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Special interest holidays:

English language lessons thoroughly prepared by a TEFL professional and experienced teacher on request.

Coast/Beach:

All beaches, sandy and rocky can be reached in 10 to 15 mins driving.

Travel:

We can arrange car hire, bicycle hire, boat hire and airport transfers.

Distances:

Distance to capital city in 10 mins walk. Distance to other villages in 10 to 20 mins driving. Historical places and other beaches such as M'Forn, Dwejra, Ramla and Xlendi and be reached in 15 mins driving.

Further Details:

2 supermarkets, a butcher, bakeries, chemist, a restaurant and a pub all round the corner in 2 mins walk. Food pack on arrival on request. Touring around Gozo on request. Cooking local dishes on request.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Kerċem, Malta

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
peak season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£933
for 4 nights
From
£233
£1,632
 
 
Sept prices
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£717
for 4 nights
From
£179
£1,256
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£404
for 3 nights
From
£135
£942
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Normally departures not later than 10.00am and arrivals at 16:00. Yet adaptations are possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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