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Beautiful authentic farmhouse/ villa with rural and sea views sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse


About the property

3 bedrooms all with en suite shower rooms . Sleeps 6

Mistrieh il Hamien (The house of the Resting Doves), is a beautifully restored authentic, luxury farmhouse perfectly located on the edge of the village of Qala,in the sunny island of Gozo. With far reaching rural and sea views across to Comino and Malta, the house is reminiscent of a small medieval castle with a sweeping limestone staircase as you enter into a covered courtyard with a working well. There is a stylish mill room/lounge with cable tv and a wood burning stove which leads into a large ,fully equipped kitchen/dining room seating up-to 10 people - perfect for families and entertaining. The kitchen leads onto the walled garden with eating area and swimming pool .There is also a cloakroom on this floor. Up the sweeping staircase are two terraces with lovely views and another seating area which has two large double bedrooms and one twin bedroom leading off it. All have ensuite shower rooms and ceiling fans. Linens are house towels are supplied .

Wireless internet available

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Sally Ormsby
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2017


Qala Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Ensuite - toilet , shower
  • All three bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms with wash basin and toilet. On the ground floor there is a an extra toilet room with basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master double bedroom - 1 queen
    King size bedroom - 1 king
    Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Extra fold up bed / baby's cot and high chair available
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Hot water is heated by solar panels. Smoking not allowed in the house but is permitted by out door pool area or terraces. Ashtrays are provided but please leave clean! Although linens and house towels are provided , please ensure you bring your own beach towels. Thank you !


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Beautiful authentic farmhouse/ villa with rural and sea views sleeps 6
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Heavenly home from home

  • 5 of 5

Mistrieh il Hamien is a delightfully unique villa, ideally situated on the island of Gozo. It is within easy walking distance of the town of Qala which has all the amenities you might need and yet the villa is in an idyllic setting.

The villa is very well equipped for those who wish to cater for themselves, with an abundance of pots, pans and electrical gadgets.

The bedrooms are light and airy and all have their own en-suites; which is a great bonus, plus the beds are very comfortable.

There is plenty of seating in the lounge; which was wonderfully cool during the heat of the day.

On arrival the house keeper had provided some essential foods to tide us over and was there at hand to greet us and answer any questions we had.

There is an ample choice of restaurants in the centre of the village, all offering varied menus, generally good value for money as the portion size was always generous.There is also a restaurant just along the road from the villa which offers a range of traditional dishes but at a higher price to those in the village centre.

As the villa is within easy reach of the ferry port it quite possible to cross over to Malta for the day, should you wish. However the peace and quiet and relaxed pace of life on Gozo can't be beaten.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to family and friends.

May not be suitable for those with disabilities.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your review. Mistrieh il Hamien is indeed a unique and a lovely house, I am glad that you appreciated it and had a good time. Having just returned myself, I am already missing waking up to the beautiful views and sunny Gozo skies !
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Malta international airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Mgarr Harbour
Car: necessary

Close by are the local shops, restaurants and bars which surround the church square of St. Joseph in Qala. The local beach of Hondoq is also nearby, as is Mgaar Harbour where the ferries go back and forth to Malta each day. The main town is Victoria, which is about a fifteen minute drive away. As the island of Gozo stretches only 9 X 4 miles, there are many lovely bays and beaches , restaurants and places of interest to visit and enjoy. Snorkeling, diving , swimming ,sailing and boat trips to the clear turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon in Comino are popular pastimes in the heat of the summer months. Whilst wonderful nature walks are perfect in the spring and winter months.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $277.85

Deposit required.
Weekly pool cleaner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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