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Massimo Grima

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, italian

'Dar is-Saqwi' - luxury farmhouse with large pool, hot tub and view

7 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

Island of Gozo Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom accommodation to sleep 10 in Munxar, Gozo

Situated on a cliff edge overlooking the evergreen Xlendi valley, 'Dar is-Saqwi' enjoys a 180 degree panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. The entrance hall of this lovely property leads you to a sunny central courtyard. On the ground floor one finds two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with four single beds both with ensuite shower, a spare shower room, a sitting room with satellite tv and wifi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Also on the ground floor a cosy arched room accessed from the internal courtyard offers a six seater heated jacuzzi. The first floor consists of two other bedrooms, both having ensuite shower and bathroom and an internal terrace. Further complementing this beautiful farmhouse, one finds a two car space drive-in, a large terrace with BBQ, an oversized swimming pool with deck area, and a well cultivated rock garden. This garden has a shaded pathway which leads to a belvedere.

'Dar is-Saqwi' really enjoys total tranquillity and privacy!

If you wish to see more information and photos of the property, please enter web www.lodgingingozo.com

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Massimo Grima (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, italian

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

'Dar is-Saqwi' - luxury farmhouse with large pool, hot tub and view
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Complete perfection

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in several holiday homes over the years and also in gozo but not a patch on this beautiful farmhouse. We could not fault anything and i can tell you i would find one if there was one. Ive had bad health the last few years and i can honestly say im revived in energy and happiness. We didn't want to leave this wonderful haven. There is everything you could possibly need or want there. The local area is so friendly and quite with a lovely shop a walk away. Stunning views across the way and the church bells adding to the serenity. Pool is amazing and water was perfect on the hot days. Best hot tub ive ever been in and ive been in lots ! . Massimo you have every right to be proud of what you have achieved and must make you very happy knowing you make everyone feel ecstatic to be there. Thank you once again as this visit will stay with us for ever. Will always love malta and gozo and keep returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

A stunning location, spacious property (the photos don't do it enough justice), exceptionally clean and well kitted out with everything you'll need. The decor and detail is superb.

Add to this the welcome and attentiveness received from Massimo, which made our stay a wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Den Haag, Nederland
5

stukje hemel op aarde

  • 5 of 5

Wat een heerlijk huis ... voorziet in alle gemakken. Super lokatie op een fantastisch eiland. Op loopafstand van Victoria en van Xlendi. De gastheer zorgt ervoor dat U zich meteen thuis voelt. De faciliteiten in het farmhouse zijn helemaal geweldig. Het zwembad en de jacuzzi onmisbaar, de prachtige slaapkamers groot genoeg en de volledig ingerichte keuken helemaal top! Wij verbleven met 4 volwassenen en 4 kinderen in de leeftijd van 17 tot 10. Tien dagen lang niet één reden om te klagen gehad. Schoonmaak zwembad en farmhouse perfect! Interieur en meubels zijn in stijl gehouden van het farmhouse. Parkeerplaatsen voor twee auto's, meer dan genoeg badkamers en toiletten. Gelegen in een rustig, landelijk dorpje waar een heerlijke sfeer hangt. Ideaal voor gezin met kinderen, 10 personen kunnen makkelijk gehuisvest worden zonder het gevoel te hebben dat je boven op elkaar zit. Kippen-, geiten- en vogelgeluiden overheersen de soms idyllische stilte ... je waant je bij het zwembad in het zonnetje echt in een stukje hemel op aarde. Een betere lokatie is op Gozo niet te vinden!

The absolute best accommodation in Gozo ... superb facilities, great host, wonderful swimming pool and jacuzzi, fantastic location close to Victoria and Xlendi for great food and entertainment. If you are looking for a piece of heaven on earth ... this is the place to go!! We stayed with four adults and four kids aged 10 to 17 and had a blast. Very spacious, endless bathrooms and toilets, fully equipped kitchen (althought dinner at the Boat House in Xlendi is a must). The sounds of the animals in the surrounding farms, the birds flying around, the great pool and jacuzzi, the view ... oh my god, the view! Overlooking the valley. We loved every minute of staying at this place ... Two cars can park indoors ... wifi ... satellite tv ... a great selection of kitchenware and equipment ... beautifull furniture ... great beds ... cleaning of the pool and jacuzzi and the farmhouse are done profesionally ... the view ... the view! Location in Munxar is brilliant, 20 minutes walk to the coastal, pretty little village Xlendi which hosts great restaurants. This is the place to go if you are looking for a little piece of heaven on earth!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hampshire,UK
5

Wonderful holiday property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many properties across Gozo ,over the years.Dar Il Saqwi is undoubtedly the best.Great location with fabulous view over Xlendi valley.House is well equiped and comfortable.Cleaning service excellent.The crowning glory is the pool which is brilliant for small kids aswell as adults.Have no hesitation in recommending.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely rural farmhouse with gorgeous pool and view

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Gozo and we chose this property for it's wonderful location in a sleepy village between Xlendi Bay and Fontana. A stroll down the hill leads to the road between the sea and Victoria and then both can be reached in 15 minutes on foot or a few minutes by bus. There are beautiful circular walks in all directions and we chose to hire a car for one day to go further afield.

The property is spacious and comfortable with a gorgeous pool, numerous terraces and an amazing view over the lush greenery of the valley in the spring sunshine.The internal courtyard and terrace is a lovely sheltered spot and the hot tub room is an amazing bonus. The village has a well stocked shop for basic needs.

Massimo made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We had a brilliant holiday and I have no hesitation in recommending this beautiful farmhouse .

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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15 2
Dublin, Ireland
5

paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Dar is-Saqwi is an idyll, we came for a week and kept prolonging our stay, the house is an amazing and tasteful combination of old and new, the location almost perfect, Nice beds, linens and bathrooms, a fantastic jacuzzi room and a decent kitchen. The photographs do it justice, it is that lovely! Munxar is very quiet (apart from the odd cock and goat), rustic and sleepy but it's a nice walk to Xlendi bay (the best swimming and sunset spot on the island) and a stroll to Rabat for food and drinks. The host, Massimo, is a lovely guy and couldn't be more helpful and friendly. I regret writing in such glowing terms that I'll have to compete for future bookings but I can't help it. 6 stars!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The peaceful village of Munxar lies to the south of the island of Gozo. Munxar is very close to the capital Victoria and has a population of about 1019 people. This village offers spectacular imagery such as Xlendi valley, Ghancija valley and Bardan cliffs. Also worth mentioning are the remnants of a prehistoric temple at Ta' Marziena.

The Parish Church, a small baroque temple is dedicated to St. Paul. The village feast falls on the 10th of February which is also a public, national holiday. However the outside festivities are celebrated on the third Sunday of each May. A swift ten-minute country walk along Ras il-Bajjada Road or Victoria Road takes you to Xlendi Bay, a very popular tourist resort. Wedged between majestic cliffs, this fishing village is one of the most picturesque spots on the island.

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Rates & Availability

Munxar Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
peak
Jun 16 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,139
 
 
high
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,535
 
 
mid
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,239
 
 
low
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$932
 
 
low
Mar 16 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$998
 
 
mid
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,239
 
 
mid
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,398
 
 
peak
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,139
 
 
high
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,535
 
 
mid
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,239
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$133
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rates quoted above are for 2 persons.
For other group sizes, please enquire.
Children under 5yrs free of charge.
For Easter & Christmas period, mid-season rates apply.

In order to validate a booking, a deposit of 30% of the total rent must be paid within 10 days of confirmation. In case of cancellation of booking, the deposit can only be refunded if property is re-rented. the balance of booking has to be paid at least a month prior to arrival date.

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Amenities

Island of Gozo Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 295 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All bedrooms have en suite shower or bath. Three bedrooms are also air-conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Other facilities include free weekly maid service, free welcome food pack on arrival, car or taxi hire, airport transfers, boat trips around the Maltese islands, and horse riding.

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