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Period circa 100 year old Maltese 'townhouse' property full of charm and character features including stone flagstones and patterned tiles, wooden beams, stone walls and ceilings and stone staircases which has been tastefully modernised to high specifications to provide a comfortable home.
Characterful Maltese pieces adorn the property inside and out to provide a unique ambience.
Accommodation consists of sitting/living room complete with TV (cable service) and iPod docking station, study nook, combined kitchen and dining room complete with all utensils, toaster, kettle, coffee-grinder, crockery/cutlery/glassware and Siemens and Gaggenau built-in appliances (dishwasher, side-by-side fridge/freezer, double hung oven, microwave & 6-gas burner cooktop), full bathroom featuring antique bath set on stone claws, laundry (washing machine & dryer, iron & ironing board) and arched undercover area leading to garden abundant with citrus, olives, bird of paradise and sardinella on the ground floor.
A grand wrought iron and stone staircase takes you to the second floor, where you will find two generous sized bedrooms (1 double bed, 1 with 2 single beds) both with their own ensuites and private balcony/terrace, the main bedroom with stunning direct sea views and the second with views over the garden and surrounding countryside/village.
A stone spiral staircase from the second floor takes you to the roof area, where you can sit and view the uninterrupted sea and promenade views all the way along the stunning waterside quay.
Fantastic restaurants and cafe's are on your doorstep; you can order in a cappuccino and enjoy it in your own garden. Fishing and water activities are also on your doorstep as you are at the centre of the island's unique fishing village and can buy (or catch yourself) your lunch or dinner and cook it up yourself, or sample the 'catch of the day' at one of the village's renowned fish restaurants. Ramble through the streets, where fishermen tend their nets or stroll along the promenade and catch the local gossip, or meander through the markets and buy your souvenirs or local olives and fresh cheese as an appetiser.
Property has 2 internal sets of stairs (one from ground floor to second floor and another from second floor to roof) and roof terrace area. Parents would need to supervise children at all times....moreless
Level ground floor entrance (living area, kitchen, full bathroom, laundry & garden). However, the main staircase to second floor (where bedrooms are located) guest would need assistance to be manually lifted up the stairs. Given the size of doorways to bathrooms, assistance may be required to manually lift/maneuverer guest in these areas. ...moreless
Bed guards available for these beds for smaller children....moreless
Bedroom 1 has french doors to balcony with direct sea views.
Bedroom 2 has french doors to terrace which overlooks back garden and enjoys country views. Folding single bed (with wooden slats) is also available.
Both rooms are furnished with antique iron beds and period Maltese furniture. Bedding/linen are located in both rooms, however, extra bedding for winter and porta-cot bedding is located in cupboard on landing between both bedrooms.
Bathroom 1 comprises antique full size bath on stone claws and shower is over bath....moreless
Internet (Wifi) is free and available in most cafes and restaurants both in Marsaxlokk and across both the islands of Malta & Gozo...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Cable TV includes kids, knowledge, lifestyle & culture, local, music, news, religious and variety channels and channels transmitted in various languages incl English, Italian & Maltese....moreless
ipod/iphone/ipad Docking Station with FM clock radio....moreless
Includes Cable service (Go TV Bronze package). ...moreless
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Enjoy the tranquil & enchanting life of Malta's traditional fishing village, watch fishermen tend their nets, smile along with village elders chatting in the sun, wander thru markets & eat fresh fare....moreless
Open the french doors of your bedroom and enjoy your private balcony for morning coffee or an evening drink while gazing on the stunning picture postcard views of the most photographed bay in Malta....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Dining area is within kitchen space which is typical of Maltese houses of this period. Sits 6 comfortably. ...moreless
Seating for 6 people
Free-standing fans x4 are available for guests comfort in summer, which can be moved around for guests convenience. ...moreless
Clothes dryer also located in Laundry. PLEASE CLEAN LINT FILTER AFTER EACH USE. A retractable clothesline is located in backyard. NO CLOTHES/TOWELS TO BE HUNG ON BALCONIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE....moreless
Free-standing heaters x2 supplied which can be moved around for guests convenience....moreless
Iron & Board
All bedding linen (cotton & flannelette) provided for double-bed, single-bed and port-cot configurations, including protectors/underlays/quilts/blankets for winter....moreless
Enjoy sea views from the cosy living room which seats 4-6 comfortably....moreless
On-street parking is available opposite and close-by. Parking is free....moreless
Front loader provided in laundry for guests use. Please supply own washing detergent/fabric softener. As a courtesy, we ask guests to ensure some is left at the end of their stay for next guest....moreless
Dishwasher tablets supplied. Use bottled water only in Kettle/Electric jug as Maltese water is very hard and creates limescale. Please leave dishwashing liquid & toilet paper for next guest's use. ...moreless
Bedroom 1 has its own private balcony with direct sea views of the bay of Marsaxlokk and promenade.
Deck / Patio:
Bedroom 2 has its own private terrace overlooking garden & enjoys country views. Terrace can be lit at night to sit out and enjoy.
Lanai / Gazebo:
Enjoy the backyard from the covered open arched area coming off the kitchen.
The flat roof of the property provides stunning direct views across the bay. A shade sail can be put up during summer. ...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Backyard includes traditionally tiled area which is planted with olives, citrus and sardinella and other mediterranean plants. Garden can be lit at night to sit out and enjoy. ...moreless
2x Burner Gas BBQ with outdoor furniture to enjoy a meal on, enjoy the views or sit quietly in your thoughts....moreless
Christmas/New Year Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016 14 night min stay
€1,050 flat fee
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning on Departure€80
Refundable Damage Deposit€350
Christmas/New Year period (20 Dec to 2 Jan) & Easter (Good Friday-Easter Monday) Summer High Rates are applicable.
If you require a maid/cleaning service during your stay - please request. This is an additional cost which guest is 100% responsible for & pays directly to maid/cleaner.
For stays greater than 15 days, the owner reserves the right to request a higher security deposit.
Payment of 50% of the rental amount on booking & the remaining 50% no later than 30 days before your arrival date.
If the booking is made less than 30 days before your arrival date at the property, the total rental amount (100%) is due upon booking.
Cancellation policy: If a booking is cancelled 30 days or less prior to your arrival date at property, the owner will keep 50% of the rental amount.
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Marsaxlokk Bay is Malta's second largest natural harbour and main fishing harbour. Boasting the best fish restaurants on the island - it is a foodies, ramblers & photographers paradise with 'Luzzus', the traditional eyed Maltese fishing boats reflecting their colours against the bay.
The village's Sunday fish market a fascinating insight into local life and a traditional industry. The stalls brim with the night's catch - fish of all shapes, colours and sizes. During the week, the daily tourist market sells unique wares, while the fisherman quietly sit in the background, mending their nets and repairing their boats - and village elders sit along the seafront chatting, laughing & gossiping, while life wanders by.
It is also the southern venue for the annual Tourism Authority's Fireworks Festival. With a long history Marsaxlokk's harbour has witnessed the arrival of the Phoenicians, Ottoman Turks and Napoleon's Army. Close-by are the prehistoric megalithic sites & museums: Ghar Dalam Cave, Tas-Silg, Hagar Qim, Mnajdra & Tarxien Temples and Hypogeum. Fort Delimara, on the west of the peninsula, was built by the British in 1881 to guard the entrance to the Bay.
The Baroque style Parish church is the venue of a national pilgrimage annually on 8 May & celebrates its annual feast of Our Lady of Pompeii in early August, and like Christmas & Easter, the Church & streets are adorned to honour the procession's path. Many small chapels also dot the village & its surrounds.
Fishing, swimming, snorkelling are all on your doorstep, offering both sandy and rocky inlets. The headland to the left of the Bay is Delimara Point. It has two attractive, secluded rocky inlets suitable for swimming: Peter's Pool; and the furthermost part of the headland. St Thomas Bay, Marsascala, Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park, Pretty Bay, Ghar Lapsi & Blue Grotto are a short distance away.