Maltese farmhouse with pool
Il-Kiostro is a historic 350 year old expertly converted Maltese farmhouse, retaining all its original features such as “Xorok”, “Kileb”, arches, nooks, niches, Maltese flagstones and birth rooms. Professor Stefano Zerafa, a Maltese academic of the 1800’s and the person who identified the Maltese national plant “Widnet il-Bahar” as endemic to Malta, lived in this house. This home is impeccably furnished to high standards with 3 guest bedrooms all with an en-suite shower, 2 double sofa beds with superior memory foam mattress in the living room, a large hall with a sitting and a dining area, a picturesque authentic mill room that serves as living quarters, a beautiful garden with pool and Jacuzzi, a lovely sun terrace, an ‘al fresco’ dining and BBQ area and an internal yard which contains a herb garden.
Zurrieq is located 1.5 km away from the coast line. It is a very popular fishing village and a spectacular diving spot. The closest beach is on the promenade of the Zurrieq Valley. Close by attractions include the Blue Grotto where one could take a boat trip to visit the natural caves, Xarolla windmill, Hagar Qim, Mnajdra and Hal Saflieni temples and the underground Hypogeum (advance bookings are recommended for the Hypogeum). Ghar lapsi Bay is only a 10 minute drive away. Marsaxokk another fishing village, Ghar Dalam natural cave, the historic three cities and Valletta, the capital city are just 20 minute drive away. The 18-hole Royal Malta Golf Club and Tennis Courts are just 9 km away.