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400 Year Unique House at Mdina Gate, Central, Quiet and Full of Character

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Experience a 400 year old Maltese house that is full of character.

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Last updated: 03/15/2015

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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Experience an old Maltese house full of character that contributes to the glorious heritage of the Maltese Islands with its original setting. Situated in Rabat, just 2 minutes away from the township of Mdina, a fortified hill-top urban settlement located at the very heart of the Maltese Islands. It offers an intimate experience of living in next to the Silent City which inspires tranquillity at any time of the day or night. This self catering accommodation is a unique house which expresses the joy of the life of Mdina mingled with both modern and old playful accents of Maltese spirit.

The house is located right next to the Mdina entrance, Howard Gardens and The Roman Villa. 3 minute walking distance from Rabat center, bus interchange, shops, baker, bank, restaurants and anything you might need.

Places to visit (5km area): Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, Mdina Cathedral, Mdina Glass, St. Paul's Cathedral Museum, Fontanella tea gardens, Palazzo de Piro, Mdina Dungeons, The Knights of Malta, National Museum of Natural History. and a lot more!

The house is also only 5km away from Dingli Ciffs and 10km away from Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Golden Bay, Popeye's Village and Mellieha Bay


Mdina is one of the 7 sites listed in the UNESCO tentative list.

Other names were Melita (Roman occupation), Medina (Arabic occupation), Citta Notabile (Knights of St. John) and Citta Vecchia (after Valletta was built).

- Live like a local
- Central
- Full of character
- Open plan, 2 living room areas
- 1 bedroom, 1 double sofa bed in separate room
- roof terrace with barbecue
- Audio receiver, Wifi
- Retractable large glass skylight, large kitchen
- Close public car park
- Close bus interchange
- 5 minutes walk from Mdina
- 5 minutes walk from Rabat centre
- Non-smoking interior
- Families and children welcome
- quiet area, no noise at all except for birds chirping in the morning
- 2 BBQ areas with unique views of 3 churches including the Mdina cathedral
full size office
- Well ventilated and insulated, very well lit.
- All character has been restored or kept - live in a house that was inhabited and possibly first built in the sixteenth hundred! all unique features including double walls and self supporting arches have been kept
- 2 channel sound system, 2 wifi points, stable internet connection

Must experience! very unique property!


Places of interest within walking distance:

Mdina-
St Paul’s Cathedral
Mdina Dungeons
Cathedral Museum
Palazzo Santa Sophia
Torre dello Stendardo
Chapel of St. Agatha
Banca Giuratale
National Museum of Natural History
The Carmelite Priory
Palazzo Falson
Nunnery of St Benedict
Mdina Experience
Visit Mdina after dark

Rabat-
Howard Gardens
Domus Romana (Roman Villa)
Chapel of St Agatha/Catacombs
Church of St Paul/Grotto
St Paul’s Catacombs
Wignacourt Museum
Chadwick Lakes
Casa Bernard

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 21 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
€95
Christmas period
Dec 16 - Jan 12, 2016
3 night min stay
€115
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
€95

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
  • Cleaning Fee €40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 18%

Notes:

Check-in: 1pm

Check-out: 10am

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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Malta International Airport
400 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Don Mesquita
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Valletta Grand Harbour
13 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Marsa Golf Club
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Rising Sun
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Golden Bay

Car: Not Necessary

Experience a 400 year old Maltese house full of character that contributes to the glorious heritage of the Maltese Islands with its original setting. Situated in Rabat, just 2 minutes away from the township of Mdina, a fortified hill-top urban settlement located at the very heart of the Maltese Islands. It offers an intimate experience of living in next to the Silent City which inspires tranquillity at any time of the day or night. This self catering accommodation is a unique house which expresses the joy of the life of Mdina mingled with both modern and old playful accents of Maltese spirit.

The house is located right next to the Mdina entrance, Howard Gardens and The Roman Villa. 3 minute walking distance from Rabat center, bus interchange, shops, baker, bank, restaurants and anything you might need.

Places to visit (5km area): Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, Mdina Cathedral, Mdina Glass, St. Paul's Cathedral Museum, Fontanella tea gardens, Palazzo de Piro, Mdina Dungeons, The Knights of Malta, National Museum of Natural History. and a lot more!

The house is also only 5km away from Dingli Ciffs and 10km away from Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Golden Bay, Popeye's Village and Mellieha Bay

Mdina is one of the 7 sites listed in the UNESCO tentative list.

Other names were Melita (Roman occupation), Medina (Arabic occupation), Citta Notabile (Knights of St. John) and Citta Vecchia (after Valletta was built).

Features:

- live in a house that was inhabited and possibly first built in the sixteen hundred! comprising of unique features such as double walls and self supporting arches have been kept in top condition.

- Suitable for couple or small family

- 5 meter x 5 meter glass sliding (openable) roof, perfect for sleeping under the stars!

- Very quiet area, no noise at all except for birds chirping

- Ample parking space in the vicinity

- 2 BBQ areas with unique views of 3 churches including the Mdina cathedral

- Full size office

- Well ventilated and insulated

- All character has been restored or kept to its original condition

- All linen and beach towels provided

- 2 channel sound system (one set of speakers in the court yard, one in the upsatairs living room)

- Complimentary high speed (4mbits) wifi with unlimited bandwidth and a stable connection

- Welcome snacks, coffee and milk is also provided so you can relax after that long haul flight.

Must experience! very unique property!

Also, Very close to the the nicest beaches on the island. Ghajn Tuffieha and Golden Bay

 

Manager info


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Speaks: english, german, dutch, Maltese

 

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  • Experience a 400 year old Maltese house that is full of character.

    Experience a 400 year old Maltese house that is full of character.

  • The glamour of a timeless retreat.

    The glamour of a timeless retreat.

  • Perched right next centuries-old bastions, surrounded by stunning architecture

    Perched right next centuries-old bastions, surrounded by stunning architecture

  • Lounge is style to music of your choice, listening to 2channel sound system

    Lounge is style to music of your choice, listening to 2channel sound system

  • Barbecue under the stars, any time of the year.

    Barbecue under the stars, any time of the year.

  • House of character next to Mdina gate

    House of character next to Mdina gate

  • 5 meter squared retractable glass roof.

    5 meter squared retractable glass roof.

  • Prominent location, right next to Mdina gardens

    Prominent location, right next to Mdina gardens

  • Very central location

    Very central location

€95 - €115 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, dutch, Maltese
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 03/15/2015
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