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A British Owned House Of Character In This Popular Village

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Villa in Xewkija, Gozo, Malta - Good Local Amenities Nearby

Dating back to the 19th century, this very bright and spacious house of character, situated in a private alley, offers excellent holiday accommodation with FULL AIR CONDITIONING. Finished to a high standard by a Maltese interior designer. Includes air-conditioning, large sun deck and private pool. This property is ideally located within a few minutes level walk of village amenities including local shops, bars and a couple of restaurants. Buses pass closeby, although we do recommend hiring a car.

Property Manager
Chris & Doreen Lye
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Chris & Doreen Lye

Welcome to Gozo Villas

Over 15 years ago, Chris & Doreen Lye from Surrey UK, fell in love with this little unspoilt island situated off the NW coast of Malta.

Having purchased and renovated their own farmhouse Santa Maria in Munxar, they are now pleased to bring you a small selection of British owned farmhouses and villas, ideal for that relaxing holiday.

We will also be happy to assist you in buying your own property on the island, whether it be for investment or retirement. Contact us today

Chris & Doreen Lye purchased this villa in 2009

Why Chris & Doreen Lye chose Malta

Originally a house of character and following conversion, this modern style villa now offers really large rooms with a south facing sun deck and large pool with wide steps ideal for young children learning to swim.

The village of Xewkija has a few local stores so everyday needs are catered for within a 10 mins level walk

What makes this villa unique

The small island of Gozo is not considered to be a main stream tourist destination and therefore offers a truly wonderful relaxing holiday living amongst local Gozitans who go about their daily lives. Gozitans are a really friendly bunch always pleased to help foreigners and always interested in where you live and how you spend your time at home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi - An excellent property, very well appointed and a contemporary design. Thoughtful and generous welcome pack that catered for a large party. John & Elizabeth R - Halifax W Yorks.

Hi Doreen & Chris, The house lived up to our every expectation and was accurately represented on the website. I would highly recommend this luxury house to a large group. It is extremely spacious and well appointed and I cannot think of anything that it lacked. It is set in a beautiful little town and is very central. Our group loved everything about it and the welcome pack was very generous. Thanks for a wonderful holiday. We loved Gozo and were glad we chose it rather than Malta which we found too busy. Not sure how you can market the difference. I must admit I'd not heard of Gozo before starting to investigate for this holiday - while everyone knows of Malta. Marilyn J - South Africa
Dec 2009
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(1 traveller reviews)


Very spacious villa

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We had a very nice stay here the villa photos don't do it justice the rooms are large and the bathrooms are great, the kitchen is very well equipped we were a family of 12 and it was no problem to store and prepare/cook food for all. The location is perfect for local aminities with a very good butcher, baker and great wee supermarket all within a short walk.

Gozo itself is a beatiiful island and has a fab climate we were there in October and the weather was a constant 25. I will definitely return,

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Our minimum letting period is 7 nights. A deposit of 25% of the holiday price is required at the time of reservation with the balance being due 8 weeks prior to departure. There is a £150 returnable key/breakage deposit applicable to each booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Checkout is by 10.00am and check in is after 4.00pm.

Notes on prices:
If this property is booked for your chosen dates, don't worry we have other farmhouses on the island of similar quality, just contact us with your dates and requirements.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ix-Xewkija in Europe

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master with en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 with separate shower room. Bedroom 3 with en-suite bathroom and shower. Bedroom 4 with separate shower room/cloakroom. Bedroom 5 with en-suite bathroom.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size 4 poster bed, balcony, steps to roof terrace. Bedroom 2 with twin beds & bunk beds Bedroom 3 with king size bed, archway to dressing area. Bedroom 4 with twin beds. Bedroom 5 with king size bed, archway to dressing area.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The owner's Maltese interior designer has skillfully managed to take the original delightful features of this House of Character, which include high arched ceilings plus the natural Gozitan exposed stonework in many rooms, and blend with the very latest modern 'minimalist' furnishings and fittings. The air-conditioning units also act as heat exchangers to give warmth on those odd chilly early Spring or late Autumn evenings. Outside: South facing sun deck to include private swimming pool approx 7.5 (max) x 5.0 m, sun loungers, patio table and chairs on raised terrace, BBQ and parasol. Utility Room: Located on the second floor with washing machine and access to roof drying area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is included with the exception of beach towels. There is maid service on departure, with linen being changed weekly. Additional maid service is available at extra cost.

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