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4 bedroom farm house for sale

€410,000

Malta - Gozo

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Key features:

  • Character
  • Pool
  • Views
  • Land

Full description:

Charming authentic house in the village of Kercem, dating back three hundred years situated overlooking the picturesque and fertile Lunzjata Valley. Original stone stairs lead up to a small sitting area and bathroom with the main bedroom with working fireplace and ensuite bathroom overlooking the valley. Above this there are two further double bedrooms, a separate bathroom and a large roof terrace with views of the Citadel and the 16c Lunzjata Chapel.

Leading down from the entrance hall there is a single fourth bedroom/study and a kitchen with the original well and living/dining room opening onto a large balcony overlooking the valley. On the ground floor there is another living room and access to the pool and BBQ terrace. Half a tumoli (approx 500sqm) of land on the opposite side of the valley is included in the sale.

The village of Ta' Kerċem lies close to the south-east edge of the capital Victoria , and is surrounded by the most beautiful inland landscapes in Gozo. Spread between the picturesque Lunzjata Valley, the green hills of "tal-Mixta, Għar Ilma" and "ta' Dbieġi", and stretching up to the Pond of San Rafflu and the ix-Xlendi cliffs, this is an ideal place for artists, walkers and cyclists. Walkers and cyclists can easily go from here to the village of San Lawrenz or down to Dwejra Bay.

Archaeological discoveries have shown that the area of Ta' Kerċem was one of the earliest places to be inhabited on Gozo beginning some 7000 years ago. Remains of Roman Baths and an early Christian cemetery at Għar Gerduf (not visitable) indicate continued habitation and by the sixteenth century there was a significant community here centred on a chapel dedicated to Pope St. Gregory the Great built around 1581.

The community became well-known due to the annual St. Gregory procession from ir-Rabat (Victoria) to this chapel, on the saint's feast day (12th March). This is still celebrated, but now Kercem has two patron saints - the only village in Gozo to do so.

Today's parish church, built in 1851 and enlarged in 1906-10, is dedicated to both St Gregory and to Our Lady of Perpetual Help. As a result the village has two festas each year, in March for St Gregory and on the second Sunday in July for Our Lady of Perpetual Help. The latter is now the larger of the two celebrations.

The village of Ta' Kerċem has a population of only 1700, but it is culturally very active. The annual Għadira Fair is a particularly popular old-style family fair with traditional music, food, drinks, pony rides and competitons in the beautiful countryside around San Rafflu. Prizes range from the modern to the definitely traditional, including goats, sheep, rabbits and poultry!

The peaceful hamlet of Santa Lucija is officially part of Ta' Kerċem but is quite distinct, with its rustic church square, calm atmopshere and picturesque charm. Santa Lucija is small and inhabited mainly by country folk in a few houses scattered around an old chapel dedicated to St. Lucy. The people here cling stubbornly to a traditional way of life, and shepherds can still, especially in winter and spring, grazing their sheep on the green pastures around the village.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Malta (International), 34.6 miles
  • Malta (International), 35 miles

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move2Gozo Real Estate, Gozo

26, Trux Street Gharb Gozo GRB 1324
03339 397086  Local call rate
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