Tal-Barun Farmhouse, Island of Gozo
With its classic red shutters, stone slab ceilings, limestone flooring and a history that goes back to 300 years, Tal-Barun farmhouse will appeal to the most discerning of guests.
This farmhouse is only a couple of minutes drive to the famous Dwejra Bay and it is only a short stroll away from the village square and local shops and restaurants and bars. On entering the house from the street where nothing is revealed of what lies beyond, it is only when you step inside that the farmhouse aspect is enjoyed.
Tal-Barun farmhouse is set up on split levels and provides a stylish and comfortable setting for a self catered holiday. The entrance hall leads to a fully equipped kitchen with an antique table that comfortably seats 5 guests. Direct sunlight from the front windows ensure a warm welcome, while the thick stone walls keep the house cool even on the hottest day. From here you can walk through a French door onto an enclosed courtyard with a small private pool that gives you the maximum of privacy. Furnished with flowering plants and an outdoor table for two create the perfect setting to an intimate candlelit dinner. Back in the hall way there is a shower room particularly designed with two shower heads.
On the ground floor there is the living area and a comfy white sofa bed adds to the rustic attraction and we have provided a TV and DVD/CD player, there is also a selection of board games, books and DVDs for you to enjoy. For those wanting to catch up with e mails from home there is wi-fi access. The first bedroom is reached from the internal stone staircase. Full of character, the focal point of this bedroom is its four posted double bed with white tulle. Spacious and elegantly furnished this bedroom has a armchair/folding bed, CD player, a typical small window from where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the countryside, sea views in the distance and a bathroom en suite. Five steps lead to a lovely terrace overlooking the pool a lovely spot for sunbathing or a cup of tea. These steps give access to the second bedroom. This beautiful twin bedroom has been designed in a traditional style creating a warm, friendly environment for you to relax.
The furnishings are from the 19th century and the attractive wrought iron twin beds can be made up to a queen size bed. There is space for kids to sleep with parents as there is an elevated built in bed. This bedroom has an en-suite shower room with two doors that lead to a reading area and a single wrought iron bed and comfy cushions. Cosy and compact this opens to a French door that leads to the terrace overlooking the pool, and to an internal staircase that leads to the laundry room.
Tal-Barun farmhouse boasts a roof garden with stunning views and a barbecue. Furnished with outdoor furniture, an al fresco supper on the lovely roof is a very inviting thought. The house is bathed in sunshine for most of the day, and guests are fortunate in being able to enjoy the magical experience, observing sunset over Dwejra Bay from the roof garden. The area is noted for the fresh breeze that is an almost daily event. Few metres across this farmhouse there is a promenade with a small playing area with swings, its an ideal place for children to play near to the farmhouse.
This farmhouse has an intimate and peculiar feel and is perfect for a romantic hideaway!
Farmhouse has fully equipped kitchen (self-catering), TV (cable connected), DVD player, iron and iron board, hair dryer, etc. Bed sheets and towels are provided. Maid service is provided once weekly FREE OF CHARGE. Also pool service is provided weekly and free of charge.
Sleeps 5-6 people
Three bedrooms (all en-suite)
Television (cable connected)
Fully equipped kitchen
DVD Player and games console
Sunny roof terrace
Laundry with automatic washing machine, iron and ironing board
Towels and sheets (quilt in Winter) are provided free of charge and are changed weekly
Heating/quilts/electric blanket provided in Winter.
Farmhouse is located just minutes away from the village square, where one finds the local store and a very good restuarant. Victoria, is only 10 to 15 minutes drive, Dwejra Bay is only 5 minutes drive and nearest heritage museum is only 5 minutes drive. This is an ideal retreat for a romantic holiday, for honeymoon makers and for those looking for a place to enjoy their privacy. It is a very cosy farmhouse and ideal for all year round.
IMPORTANT: Whenever you have a specific timeframe to travel and you find that the farmhouse is not available, take a chance and contact us since there may be any pre-bookings which will later not be confirmed. Thanks.
Farmhouse enjoys use of roof on 2nd floor, enjoying fantastic country and sea views, and also enjoying sunrise till sunset. Parking is definately not a problem. The nearest restaurant, bar and local store are just 3 minutes walk. For families/couples with kids, there is a playing area, just across the street, in less than 100m. Accompanying this playing area is a lovely belvedere, enjoying country views. Air-conditioning can be provided at an extra cost.