400 Year Old Designer House of Character

400 Year Old Designer House of Character

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our 400 year old limestone house of character mixes ancient features with contemporary design elements that make it a rare find on the island. It is built around a spacious central courtyard. The rooms are well lit and breezy. There's a stylish concrete structure on the roof serving as semi-walled roof-garden. The property has is set on three floors. On the ground floor one finds a large entrance hall, new, custom built wood and concrete kitchen and a large living room with many original features. On the first floor there are two bedrooms on opposite ends of a landing and study. They are large and each contain a walk-in and bathroom. On the second floor there is a washroom, roof, and roof garden.

The house comes fully furnished and equipped. All the furniture is hand-made locally based on our designs or imported from Denmark. The kitchen is brand new and fitted with a two door fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave and oven. There are ACs in the first floor bedrooms and wi-fi all through the house.

Features

More about us

  1. We are a Maltese and Norwegian couple living in Malta.

  2. I am an Associate Professor at the Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta and Visiting Professor at the School of Cinematic Arts, USC in Los Angeles. I'm also a writer and game designer.

  3. My partner, Anne, is Norwegian and a Clinical Psychologist and Mindfulness instructor.

    We love most forms of design, photography, theatre and the digital arts.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

The house is a 5 minute drive from one of the nicest stretches of coast in Malta, Ghar Lapsi and the Neolithic temples. The surrounding village, Siggiewi, is an ancient and picturesque spot to live in, with warm and friendly people, fresh organic vegetables and fruit in the local supermarkets and beautiful walks all around.

Super safe at all times of the day and night.

Buzzy restaurants
Papa's
Cool bars
Ferdinand's
Retail therapy
Supermarkets, Fish Shop, Butcher, Vegetable Shop, Clothes Stores, Stationery etc all within 2-5 mins walk.
Bit of culture
Lots of history to immerse oneself in in the village and the neighbouring towns of Rabat and Mdina
Walks in the park
Several valleys and countryside walks to explore as well as a gorgeous cliff-side with stellar views.
Spot of exercise
Plenty! Countryside runs, cliff-side runs.
Day tripping
Lots to explore in the area.

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