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Farmhouse Converted To A Very High Standard With Private South West Facing Pool

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse in Kercem, Gozo - 5 Minutes Drive To The Capital Victoria And 10 Minutes Drive To The Picturesque Beach Front Xlendi

** Air conditioning, if required, is an additional charge.

Dar Zebbuga 'The Olive Tree' is a beautiful, spacious, light and airy farmhouse attached to our family holiday home. Recently converted to a very high standard, tastefully decorated and very well equipped. Featuring high ceilings with exposed wooden beams and archways. Insulated painted walls keep it cool in summer, warm in winter and free from stone brick dust. 3 double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and balconies. Movie room with air conditioning, 55" LED flat screen TV, blu-ray / DVD player, cable TV and 5.1 in-wall surround sound. The living room opens out onto a south-west facing private patio, pool, outside shower and BBQ area. Set in an alleyway on the outskirts of Kercem. 5 minute drive from the capital Victoria. 10 minute drive from the picturesque beach front Xlendi bustling with bars and restaurants. Nowhere is far away on the island of Gozo. The house is perfect for families or couples alike - cot and high chair provided upon request.


Owner
Rowena Hawker
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Kerċem, Malta

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - en-suite with shower, wc and basin. Bathroom 2 - en-suite with shower, wc and basin. Bathroom 3 - en-suite with shower, wc and basin. Separate wc downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (1st floor) queen size bed, balcony with sun beds. Bedroom 2 (1st floor) double bed, balcony. Bedroom 3 (1st floor) 2 single beds with a third pull out trundle bed, balcony. Travel cot available. Air conditioning (additional charge).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is an additional charge of £150 per week for air conditioning if required. Free WiFi access, local calls and cable TV. No smoking inside the property. A wide range of services / activities can be arranged - additional cleaning, airport transfers, scuba diving, rock climbing, kayaking and mountain biking. Outside: There's a south-west facing sunny patio. Private L-shaped swimming pool which is professionally maintained weekly all year round. Built-in stone BBQ. Outside shower. Wooden dining table seating 6. Comfortable wooden sun loungers with cushions. Outdoor wall and pool lights to illuminate the patio at night. Large balcony attached to bedroom one with two comfortable wooden sun loungers and cushions. Utility Room: Downstairs wc with wash basin. Washing machine on first floor. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: House & pool towels, bathroom mats, bed linen, tea towels included. Mid week cleans included for stays of 2 weeks or more. Additional cleaning can be arranged at an extra cost. Pool professionally cleaned weekly all year round. Other: Movie room - very comfortable room with air conditioning, corner leather sofa, 55" LED flat screen TV, blue ray / DVD player, cable TV with 135 digital TV channels incl. 12 children's channels - Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Surround sound.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

4

Smashing holiday!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time on Gozo, what a lovely island! The house was perfect for all our needs. We had a few teething problems at first but these where sorted out straight away. I would definitely recommend this house to others.

Kercem is a very good central location for seeing all the island, nowhere is very far! There are many wonderful restaurants providing a large selection of international foods, great value for money too. We particularly liked 'It Tokk' in Victoria and Xlendi bay had a good choice of cafes and bars.

The weather was good for this time of year, sunny and warm in the day but very chilly at night. We would definitely return to the island and to Dar Zebbug, thank you for a smashing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Excellent accommodation on Gozo

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have recently enjoyed a wonderful 2 week holiday on Gozo staying in this beautiful house. This was our 7th holiday on Gozo and Dar Zebbuga is by far the best house/villa we have stayed in.

The interior is spacious, homely, comfortable and spotlessly clean. It is very well equipped with everything you would require during your holiday.

The pool area is wonderful with an excellent size (south facing) pool, patio area, BBQ and sun loungers.

If you are considering Gozo for your holiday destination and want 5☆ accommodation then look no further than this beautiful property.

Rowena and Alex are both very friendly and helpful.

We are already looking at dates to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Great place to stay on Gozo

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully converted farmhouse providing spacious and comfortable accommodation in a great location. The pool is lovely (with regular visits from a lovely red dragonfly during our stay), and on very hot afternoons you have the option to retreat to the cool tv 'cave' room.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Beautiful villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

From the initial contact with Rowena, everything ran smoothly.

From extending the holiday to the greeting we received it was brilliant.

The villa was everything we hoped for, for a family holiday of 6 adults.

It is spacious, modern and airy and the TV room was certainly a hit.

Although this was our second visit to Gozo we still discovered more of the island and i couldn't recommend it more as a place to tick off the list.

Along with the villa i have been recommending it to anyone that will listen!

Thank you Rowena for letting us stay in your home and we certainly hope to be back soon

Thanks

Donnelly Family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa is outstanding - clean, modern and spacious. Really good facilities which we put to good use such as a washing machine and dishwasher. The bedrooms are an excellent size and each has an en suite bedroom. It is well worth having the air conditioning.

I didn't think we would make use of the tv room but it was a welcome retreat from the sun on a couple of afternoons.

The villa is in a quiet location (other than the odd firework!). Kercem is a fantastic location and the people in Gozo are very friendly. We were lucky enough to be staying at the villa during the Kercem 'festa' which was good fun. There were fireworks, food stalls and a brass band during the evening.

Like many villas in Gozo, it isn't ideal for very small children. The stairs are stone and the pool is deep but we managed to escape without any injuries! You just need to be extra vigilant.

Rowena and Alex were very helpful leading up to and during our holiday. They both answered any questions we had very quickly.

We had a fantastic holiday at this villa and would recommend. We will certainly be returning if we have an opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great villa

  • 5 of 5

Find the villa to be every think we hoped for,enjoyed the pool and easy access for seeing the rest of the island

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
11 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Rate 2
9 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Rate 3
28 Oct 2017 - 10 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to secure your booking. We ask for a £250 good house keeping deposit (refunded after departure). The balance + good house keeping deposit + air conditioning cost to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Payment accepted by direct debit, pay pal or cheque.

Changeover Day:
Preferred change-over on Saturdays and we will give preference to bookings as such.
We would ask guests to vacate the property by 10 am.
We would ask guests to arrive from 3 pm onwards.

Notes on prices:
Air conditioning £150/week extra charge to cover electricity costs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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