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Converted farmhouse, tasteful decor, private pool and Licensed by the M.T.A.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, farmhouse sleeps 6

Converted Farmhouse which has maintained its rustic style together with providing a modern comfort which is typical of Gozo Farmhouses. This magnificent building possesses immense charm and character and is situated close to the heart of the village tucked away in a private alley. The property layout comprises of a good sized entrance hall/cool sitting area, a large fitted kitchen combined with dining room and living room overlooking the swimming pool with a sunny deck area. The pool area provides night lighting. There are also 3 double bedrooms (main and second bedrooms with en-suite facilities). Main bedroom offers a terrace area with nice views of the church in the village and the second bedroom has a balcony. Third bedroom is situated on the ground floor. The house is well furnished with a combination of pine and rattan. Ceiling fans are installed. The farmhouse also benefits from added free internet wireless broadband.

Getting to Gozo: Ferry Boats are available from Cirkewwa - Malta to Mgarr - Gozo and operate every 45 minutes throughout the summer months and every 2 hours at night. A taxi can be hired from Malta International Airport that will take you directly to the Port at Cirkewwa.

Alternatively, airport transfers can also be arranged on your behalf at a reasonable rate. Please ask the advertiser for details when sending your enquiry.

Rental Information: This property has the benefit of being Licensed by the Maltese Tourist Association for Rental purposes. It also has the benefit of a private swimming pool.

More Details

Sharon Bellamy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Sharon Bellamy

I love Gozo and part of my heart will always remain there. The island is lovely and seems to have something for everyone. I really enjoy visiting the beaches and finded secluded quiet beaches to sit down, relax and enjoy a good book.

Sharon Bellamy purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why Sharon Bellamy chose Xagħra

Gozo is a beautiful place and still maintains its natural way and is not spoilt by heavy tourism. The beaches are beautiful and there are several bars and restaurants to accommodate everyone. There are some really nice places of interest from Calypso Cave to the Ggantija Temples in Xaghra. Gozo has a very relaxed atmosphere and tourists like to walk and enjoy the culture.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The property is just a short distance by car to the famous beach on Gozo called Ramla (15 minute walk). The property is not overlooked and is very spacious with a good size pool. It has 3 good size bedrooms, two of which are en-suite. There is a bedroom downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs which all benefit with baths and/or showers.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say a big thank you for letting us rent your beautiful properties in Gozo. Both Villa Poppy and Villa Narcissi were so lovely and peaceful and the pools were amazing. The boys thoroughly enjoyed too in both pools. Paul was fantastic in looking after the pools and was very accomodating in our changeover day to San Blas and made our stay very comfortable. The whole holiday was fantastic and by a very narrow margin I think that Villa Poppy was our favourite as we could walk up to the village for an easy meal and it was so close to Marsalforn, which we really enjoyed both for snorkelling and lovely meals out in the evening.

The four of us would love to re-visit Gozo in the near future so don't be surprised to hear form us again with regard to renting Villa Poppy. Thank you so much.
Aug 2012
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Xagħra Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms are spacious and provide full amenities. Towels and bed linen are included in the property. Towels supplied are hand towels and should only be used for this purpose in bathroom. Please bring your own pool/beach towels. Change of towels and cleaning is done before arrival and after departure.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • All rooms are fully furnished with wardrobe, chest of drawers with mirror and bed side cabinets. All rooms are spacious and comfortable. Second Bedroom has Cot facilities.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Free Internet Wireless Broadband is offered at this property Maid service available if required at an additional cost (can be arranged prior to arrival). Third bedroom located downstairs which makes it suitable for the elderly A pushchair is also available upon request at a rental of 15 Euros per week. If Highchair is required please request this at the time of booking. Rental of 10 Euros per week.


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Converted farmhouse, tasteful decor, private pool and Licensed by the M.T.A.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 18 reviews

The farmhouse was lovely with a mix of old world charm and modern amenities.

  • 5 of 5

It is in a very good location to explore all of Gozo in a week and in a very quiet neighborhood. It is an easy walk to the town square of Xaghra where there are some wonderful restaurants. The farmhouse was clean and beautifully decorated. Our only concerns were that the beds were very hard and we had to use the extra duvets under the sheets to soften them. Also we were surprised by the lack of typical supplies that we have found in other rentals such as at least one toll of extra toilet paper per bathroom, a bar of soap per bathroom and dish soap one bottle of drinking water, and salt and pepper at the least. The stores are not always open to get these items when you arrive later. When we arrived we had to wash all of the glasses before using them because we decided the previous renters did not bother to buy dish soap. We thought that this is actually a health issue that needs to be considered. We are sorry to have to share the last comments because we did have a wonderful stay at your place and we would recommend it to others. These are things that would only have improved our great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed Gozo and staying at the property. I would like to answer the queries you raised. Unfortunately due to the different soaps/cleaners, I was advised that these should be bought by the rentees due to allergy reactions for different people and it was safer for Rentees to purchase their own products. As to the beds, I am sorry you found them hard, the beds mattresses where bought last year. All cutlery and table wear is washed before arrival of the new tenants. The cleaner ensures that everything is clean before the arrival. So although you cleaned all glasses on arrival due to there being no soap, it was not necessary to do so. Thank you for your review and I hope that my comments have clarified some of the topics.
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Lovely farmhouse in great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Gozo. The house is very centrally located in Zaghra. The rooms are large and there are lots of bathrooms. The pool was lovely.

The only gripes related to how little in the way of provisions were provided e.g. basic things like handsoap in the toilets, pepper, cooking oil, bin bags etc were missing. Also it would have been helpful to be told the check out time for the final day on arrival, rather than having to send a message to request this. The beds were very hard (uncomfortably so) but we got around this by putting the duvets under the base sheets.

Overall a lovely visit though and we enjoyed the climate, character and attractions of Gozo from the base of this lovely farmhouse.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Check in and out times are available on the contract and website. Note issued on day before departure by way of a reminder. With regard to provisons the property is supplied with all utilities to cook etc but it is expected that people purchase their own products for food as people have different needs and allergies. Thank you.
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The property was excellent an in a perfect location, Paul the greeter was very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Could not recommend it highly enough!. So much so we booked for next year while we where there. Thank you Sharon for a brilliant holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Really glad to hear you had a great time and look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Perfect place for relaxed vacation in Godo

  • 5 of 5

very nice property which met all our expectations (familly of 5 - 3 adult and 2 small children), good contact and support from the owner

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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it was a pleasure staying here

  • 5 of 5

Property met all our expectations and more can't wait to come back again town and surrounding areas excellent town square was so friendly sharron was great organising our transfers loved every part of gozo this was our first time in gozo and it was our honeymoon and took the kids too perfect two weeks thank you so much hope to stay here in the near future

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to seeing you again. Glad you loved Gozo.
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Villa Poppy, Xaghra, Gozo. Aug 2011

  • 5 of 5


Second visit to Gozo and this farmhouse did not disappoint!

Location wise, it's perfect, just off the main square in Xaghra with a couple of good restaurants and bars and as well as a lovely atmosphere.

We arrived on the island 3 hours earlier than our arranged time (due to EasJet's silly flight times!!) but Paul was more than accommodating on our early arrival at Villa Poppy. A quick introduction and walk round of the farmhouse facilities then the place was ours to kick back and relax!!

All facilities worked, the place was clean, tidy and a home from home. (The wifi was a real bonus)

I read all the reviews listed here before and after I booked but words just don't do Villa Poppy justice!!

The Pool is fantastic day or night and for some reason the pool area always seemed to have a lovely breeze even when the rest of the island seem to have none!! A good balance of sun and shade during the day.

Thanks for a fantastic base on Gozo to relax and do as we pleased!

I've already recommended to friends and will continue to do so!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Malta International Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Mgarr Harbour
Car: recommended

This quiet and quaint island stands south of Sicily, in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and spans 9 x 5 miles (14.5kms x 8kms). The island stands 25 miles (40kms) away from its sister island of Malta and is reachable by ferry.

The island of Gozo offers the traveller much to explore and discover that range from prehistoric temples to historical events that have made Gozo what it is today. Many people refer to Gozo as the land where time stands still and in many ways that is still true.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $208.39
Stay tax $0.69 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Minimum Stay : 1 week stay; Additional Nights available.
Booking Deposit : £250.00 (non refundable); Balance required 8 weeks before arrival date/travel; Payment will only be accepted in Pound Sterling/Euros.
£150.00 security and damages deposit also required which is refundable upon inspection on departure or 21 days from departure if more suitable.
Prices are per week and are inclusive of a complimentary (for your first day) water/bread/milk/tea/instant coffee/margarine and sugar upon arrival to start you off.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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