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

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
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:
11 November, 2017

Map

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beaches to the house are the picturesque beach village of Xlendi bustling with bars and restaurants and the Inland Sea featuring the Azure window. Both a 10 minute drive. The two sandy beaches Ramla and San Blas are a 15 minute drive.

Travel:

There are no direct flights to Gozo. Air Malta, B.A, Ryan Air and Easy Jet fly to Luqa - Malta International airport. We would recommend hiring a car from the airport, we can advise car hire companies. Make the 40 minute drive, which is well signposted, to Cirkewwa ferry port where the ferries cross to Mgarr, Gozo. The ferry timetable can be viewed in www.gozochanel.com. Alternatively, we can arrange taxi transfers from the airport to the ferry port and advise car hire companies in Gozo.

Distances:

Victoria 1 km / 5 mins drive

Xlendi Bay 2 km / 10 mins

Inland Sea, Dwejra 2 km / 10 mins

Ramla beach 7 km / 15 mins

Mgarr Harbour (ferry port) 10 km / 20 mins

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Kerċem, Malta

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 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:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
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.

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Farmhouse Converted To A Very High Standard With Private South West Facing Pool
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5

Wonderful, very tasteful country house near Rabat

  • 5 of 5

We spend a relaxing week in this wonderful house. The house is very beautiful and very well equipped with everything one needs. It is situated in a very calm and quiet neighbourhood. We always found a parking space close by. A small supermarket is also in walking distance.

We were welcomed very nicely, professionally and received a lot of useful information. Alex was so kind and even brought us coffee and some milk. Thanks again :-)

Two minor points that were not fully ideal: the last few meters to the house are also used by the goat farming neighbour (also a very nice man). So, the wheels of our stroller were from time to time covered with goat dirt. And we couldn't manage to lock the front door from the inside (which is probably totally unnecessary in Gozo).

All in all, we enjoyed our stay very much and would indeed recommend this property to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful well equipped farm house

  • 5 of 5

This amazing farmhouse was ours for seven days. Rowena's directions were spot and the journey from port to "home" took 25 minutes. When we arrived we found milk, tea and coffee which given the time we arrived were most welcome. The following day we met Alex, Rowena's sister-in-law who went through the running of the property and gave us tips of what was around. We shopped at the local store and used David the local baker, both within walking distance, there are 2 bigger supermarkets in Victoria which are accessible by both foot or bus.

The house is clean, spacious and airy with a patio area and the pool is great addition.

There's a down stairs TV room with DVDs and a range of satellite channels.

We would definitely recommend the farmhouse and look forward to going back.

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, spacious and well-equipped villa in a relaxing and quiet location but close to city

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days with 3 adults and 2 teenagers and never felt we were stepping on each other's toes. The movie room was brilliant for the teenagers to escape from the sunshine. The pool was larger that I expected and entertained all of us and provided the opportunity to cool off on hot days.

We loved staying in and took advantage of the barbecue and also a very well-equipped kitchen. Also, we did occasionally walk into Victoria (takes about 20 minutes) to eat out for breakfast/dinner. We hired a car via http://www.maltafirstcarhire.com/

from the airport and we were able to go further afield to seaside restaurants etc.

Highlights of our stay were the Blue lagoon (thanks to Alex for recommending we get there at 4pm when everyone else is leaving and avoid weekends !), Arzella restaurant in Marsalforn ,the Citadella in Victoria at night and the Azure Window/internal sea (despite Window not being there any more, it's still an amazing place )

All in all a lovely villa and location

  • Review Submitted: 09/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay in an ideal house

  • 5 of 5

We have been very comfortable in this villa. It is exacto as seen in the photographs, cozy, spacious and charming. The pool is perfect for a dip everyday and we really enjoyed it. Tip: air aconidicioando indispensable.

  • Review Submitted: 26/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful holiday home on beautiful island

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday, the house is stunning, spacious, comfortable and very well equipped

  • Review Submitted: 19/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stylish, contemporary well appointed farmhouse.

  • 5 of 5

A group of four spent a brilliant week in this wonderful house. Located near Victoria, all the sites of Gozo are a short drive away.

Great communication with the owner, we were shown around the property, and everything was explained in detail on our arrival.

Three spacious bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities. Comfortable inside seating area, although most of our visit was spent on the terrace surrounding the pool. With a well appointed kitchen, and the added bonus of a barbecue area, you have the choice on how to end your perfect day on Gozo. I cannot recommend this house and island enough!

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Kerċem, Malta

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017 / 2018
28 Oct 2017 - 23 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,044
 
 
Spring 2018
24 Feb 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,740
 
 
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,262
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$434.93

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 if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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