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Seafront Apartment in Historic Three Cities with Great Views Over Grand Harbour

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View from apartment balcony towards Valletta

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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The apartment not only has stunning views of Grand Harbout but is also just a short stroll away from the Grand Harbour Marina with its ocean-going super yachts, restaurants, wine bars, casino and the Maritime Museum; the 12th Century Fort St Angelo; and Birgu, the home city of the Knights of St John from 1530.

As a fully equipped, three bedroom home, the apartment offers a high standard of contemporary, stylish accommodation for holidaymakers seeking a quiet, relaxing holiday on the doorstep of one of Malta’s oldest, most beautiful and historic cities.

There is a large, open plan kitchen, dining area and sitting room that opens out onto a sea-facing stone balcony with table and chairs.

The large master bedroom with 6ft bed has an en suite shower room. The second bedroom has a king size bed and shares a large family bathroom with the third bedroom which has twin beds and a door to the internal courtyard. All bedrooms have air-conditioning.


More info about the apartment and cleaning: The apartment is fully furnished as a family home rather than a holiday let. Its contemporary style with design classics such as a Le Corbusier chaise longue, Mies Van Der Rohe Barcelona chair and Noguchi coffee table is complemented with an eclectic mix of colourful pictures, rugs and collectibles to provide a vibrant yet relaxing environment.

If you would like our cleaner to clean the apartment during your stay, you can request her to do this and pay her directly.

Airport pick up and key collection: Unless you wish to make your own way from the airport, we will arrange for you to be picked up from the airport (6km from apartment) by our preferred taxi company who will also give you the keys to the apartment.

If you wish to hire a car, you can park it in a secure parking space in the outdoor car park adjacent to St Angelo Mansions.

In the apartment, you will find an information pack containing further details about the apartment, Vittoriosa, Maltese tourist attractions, maps and bus timetables.

Fancy a two centre holiday?: If you are a cyclist or walker you may wish to consider a 'two centre' holiday in Malta. Our other property in Qrendi - 800366 - is in the perfect location for both activities being off the beaten track with lots of rural lanes, gnarly hills and coastal promenades. If you could like to split your time between our seafront apartment and traditional 19th century house in Qrendi, please check availability and drop us an email.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : From underground car park to front door

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    If required...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • All three bedrooms are tastefully furnished with a wardrobe, bed side tables, mirrors, side chairs and programmable air-conditioning units to cool the rooms in summer and heat them in winter. They are decorated with colourful artworks, cosy rugs over the tile floors and the beds have pocket sprung mattresses and good quality bedding for all seasons. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • As the apartment is also a second home for the owners, it is fully equipped with everything a holidaymaker could need - including a Brennan music system, blue ray DVD player, juicer, champagne and shot glasses, a wide selection of books, DVDs, music, magazines, herbs and spices, beach towels, outdoor sunbathing cushions, binoculars, beach umbrella and a picnic cooler bag. If you would like a two-centre holiday in Malta, please have a look at our other property, 800366. This is a traditional 19thC stone house in Qrendi, a tranquil small village on the south of the island on the doorstep of the Blue Grotto and the Megalithic temples of Hagar Qim and Mnajdra....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    A Brennan player with 10,000 tracks already stored....moreless

  • Television:

    There is no TV service, just a TV screen for playing DVDs and music....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Cooling and heating...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator:

    From underground car park to front door...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two blow heaters...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Seats eight, Brennan music centre, DVD player, books and games...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Expresso machine and juicer...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Including food processor, scales, cheese board, small barbecue, fondue set...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full range of crockery and serving dishes...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Flippers, masks and snorkels...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak season
Jul 20 - Aug 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€800
High season
Aug 31 - Oct 3, 2015
5 night min stay

€750
Mid season
Oct 4 - Oct 31, 2015
5 night min stay

€675
Low season
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015
5 night min stay

€575 €1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Two-centre holiday available - have a look at 800366 for details of 19thC stone house in Qrendi.

The price is for up to six people. The cost for a seventh person is EU10 per night.

Discounted rates for stays of more than three weeks available on request.

Payment in euros only by BACS to HSBC Malta account.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable on booking with the balance due eight weeks before arrival.

Fully refundable security deposit of €200 to cover damage or breakages also required.


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Location

6 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Luqa Airport
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Tate
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Valletta
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Marsa Sports Club
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Lupanara
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Rinella Bay

Car: Recommended

Vittoriosa (originally known as Birgu) is one of The Three Cities, the collective description of the three historic fortified cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua,and Senglea built by the Knights of St John who settled in Malta in 1530 after they were thrown out of their stronghold on Rhodes. They have a unique charm and character that distinguish them from all other towns in Malta.

Vittoriosa is full of 400 year old heritage buildings including the Inquisitor’s Palace and several Auberges of the Knights of St John. Other attractions include the Maritime Museum, the Malta at War Museum and the 1,750 year old beautiful church of St Lawrence.

Unesco World Heritage Site, Valletta is just a ten minute water taxi ride across Grand Harbour - or 20 minutes on the local buses. The capital of Malta is one of the rare urban inhabited sites that has preserved in near entirety its original features. It is inextricably linked to the history of the military and charitable Order of St John of Jerusalem. It was ruled successively by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and the Order of the Knights of St John. The city has undergone no important modifications since 1798, the date when it was abandoned by the Knights of St John.

Grand Harbour Marina is a very popular destination with many good restaurants and wine bars and is just 100 metres from the apartment. With its superyachts and boats, it's also a perfect spot for sailing enthusiasts.

Other Activities: Historical sightseeing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I lived in Malta until I was 11 - a most wonderful, 'golden' childhood spending most of my time either in or by the sea. I have always retained a very strong emotional tie to this quirky island and we bought our apartment in 2007 with a view to retiring here. We started renting it out in 2009 and were so successful that we increasingly found that we had nowhere to say when we came out for a visit. So we bought a further holiday rental in 2010 in Qrendi.

Why the Owner Chose Birgu:
The location is just superb - as soon as I arrive, throw open the front doors and go onto the balcony, I can forget everything else. There is always something to watch in Grand Harbour - from superyachts and super-sized cruise ships to rowing boats and the local luzzu. Even a dolphin or two if you are lucky!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The view - and the access to such a wide variety of places to eat and drink just on the doorstep. In the summer, we also love swimming in the sea just outside the apartment or crossing the creek and making our way round to the sandy bay at Rinella.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View from apartment balcony towards Valletta

    View from apartment balcony towards Valletta

  • Open plan living room and kitchen

    Open plan living room and kitchen

  • Kitchen area with dining table

    Kitchen area with dining table

  • Master bedroom with superking size bed and ensuite shower room

    Master bedroom with superking size bed and ensuite shower room

  • Double bedroom with king size bed and window overlooking patio

    Double bedroom with king size bed and window overlooking patio

  • View from balcony across Kalkara Creek and the old Bighi Hospital

    View from balcony across Kalkara Creek and the old Bighi Hospital

  • Birgu city gates

    Birgu city gates

  • St Angelo Mansions from Kalkara

    St Angelo Mansions from Kalkara

  • The Maltese Falcon sails past the balcony

    The Maltese Falcon sails past the balcony

  • The corridor that runs alongside the three bedrooms and bathroom

    The corridor that runs alongside the three bedrooms and bathroom

  • Grand Harbour in all its glory

    Grand Harbour in all its glory

  • Living room with view over Grand Harbour and Kalkara Creek

    Living room with view over Grand Harbour and Kalkara Creek

  • Living room with door to balcony

    Living room with door to balcony

  • Kitchen with ceramic hob, electric fan oven and microwave oven

    Kitchen with ceramic hob, electric fan oven and microwave oven

  • Master bedroom with window overlooking  patio

    Master bedroom with window overlooking patio

  • Twin room with door to patio

    Twin room with door to patio

  • Moat next to St Angelo Mansions

    Moat next to St Angelo Mansions

  • View of Grand Harbour Marina restaurants - 100 metres from apartment

    View of Grand Harbour Marina restaurants - 100 metres from apartment

  • Yachts in Grand Harbour Marina

    Yachts in Grand Harbour Marina

  • Birgu bastions

    Birgu bastions

  • Peaceful morning by the moat

    Peaceful morning by the moat

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/27/2015
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