Farmhouse for sale in Gharb (Ref : 112269)
This is a charmingly and extensively converted and renovated over 300-year-old farmhouse in Maltese limestone located on the outskirts of the tranquil village of Gharb, the oldest village in Gozo, and is tucked away in a quiet alley within a conservation area and having a courtyard, garden and pool - occupying approximately circa 500 sqm of land.
The House: Accommodation of circa 200 sqm living area and an abundance of features and originality. From the large entrance hallway one can advance to the ground floor area with arched ceilings, a well, a storage room, shower/WC, and a spacious living room with functioning log fireplace and an adjoining television room, which was originally a birthing place. The separate modern kitchen has a dining area, a Miele island work area and is equipped with full Miele appliances.
The original wide staircase leads to the first floor having a long gallery partly used as a study, one main en-suite bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and balcony to the garden, one en-suite double bedroom, one en-suite twin bedroom with balcony to alley and one study, which could be easily converted into a fourth bedroom. A spiral staircase leads to the roof with panoramic views of the area including the sea.
The house is equipped with German made, solid Mahogany, tiltable, triple-glazed windows with insect screens, timer operated, wall mounted Bavarian marble infra-red heating stones, internet, satellite dishes, solar water heater, reverse osmosis and water softener unit. The Farmhouse was converted in 1992 and underwent substantial renovations in 2009/10 and 2015.
The Courtyard, Garden and Pool:
A courtyard (ca. 40 sqm) - perfect for breakfast or to chill out in the evening - has potted plants and a central, raised herb bed and can be accessed from the kitchen, hallway or ground floor area. To the rear of the living room and kitchen is a garden (ca.360 sqm) with palm trees, cacti, shrubs and succulents and is partly laid out with slate paving stones. Additionally, there is a swimming pool (9 metres by 4 metres, 2.5 metres at the deep end), a BBQ area, a second well with irrigation system, a storage hut and shower area. The garden is surrounded by traditional Maltese limestone walls over 2 metres high, which block sight into property.