A Fairy Tale Castle of charm and character’ aka a quaint Gozitan Farmhouse with open views and a swimming pool that offers a quiet shelter. The house is located in IL-QALA, a village close to Nadur city and the sea. IL-QALA is a small and calm village. The BnB is located in ‘TA MIKIEL U MARIJA’ Farmhouse that overlooks a valley and the sea.
As you wander down the winding village road in IL-QALA you will soon arrive to this old farm house with charm. Similar to other farm houses, it is a discreet and humble building. But this Farmhouse is not a typical one! It looks like a magical castle inside with its thick walls, high beams, and a secret ‘tower’ room at the top.
The Farmhouse is a mere 3.3 kms from Gozo Ferry and can be reached by Bus No.303. The nearest beach is 1.7 kms away from the house and it is called DAHLET QORROT BEACH.
The nearest bus stop is 450 metres away from the house it is called WIEQFA. You can take Bus No 303 to and from the ferry and it takes 10 minutes. You can also take the same bus, No 303 to the capital, Victoria.
The Maltese farmhouse is not similar to any of our European houses, rather, it is closer to the architecture of North Africa. Despite Arabic influences, Maltese farmhouses are the great examples of ‘architecture without architects’. These Farmhouses are of a unique, distinctive structure that is expressed without pretensions. They are simple and practical.
The house consists of 3 bedrooms which is comfortable for a maximum of 8 people. The house is ideal for families and/or groups of friends.
The rooms are located on 3 floors. Two bedrooms are located on the second floor. One bedroom is located on the ground floor. There is also a small loft located on the top floor with magnificent views over the ocean from its private terrace. Two bedrooms have 3 beds each and one bedroom has a double bed. The bedroom on the top floor can only accommodate one person. All rooms have its own shower, toilet and three of the bedrooms have their own balcony.
It is well equipped with all necessary items used daily. The enormous roof terrace is excellent for sunbathing and gatherings.
The backyard of the house has a private outdoor swimming pool and a barbecue for evening cooking sessions.
On the ground floor, there is an open plan kitchen with a dining room and a living room that opens out onto the backyard with the swimming pool.
The nearest beach and the path leading there
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