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Ta' Nikola Farmhouse, Island of Gozo

Overview

Ta Nikola Farmhouse is a delightful traditional farmhouse located in the prestigious hamlet of Santa Lucia. Less than 1.5 km from the centre of Victoria is this superb 200 year old farmhouse a perfect retreat for anyone looking for a perfect break with every indulgence. Ta Nikola farmhouse has a homely feel, sleeping up to eight guests. Having been designed and furnished in a very individual style, all details in the property have been carefully thought out with Gozitan inspired décor.

On the entrance level there is an open dining and living space which spreads out beneath the 200-year old high arched ceiling. This is the heart of the farmhouse and the perfect place to relax with a drink by the roaring log fire in chilly winter nights. Yet due to the thick walls, it can be very cool and airy in the hot summer months.

In the living area there is a library of books and DVDs and a selection of board games. The first bedroom has access by a wooden staircase adjacent to the dining area on the ground floor. This is a double bedroom ideally suited to children with its low ceiling and being on a mezzanine level. The living and dining areas open onto a cosy kitchen that has everything you need for your self catering holiday. French doors lead you to a south facing enclosed courtyard with a built in barbecue, the ideal spot for breakfast in summer and with the luxury of a good sized private pool with Roman steps that are caressed by the suns rays all day. There is also a shower room with a toilet just outside the kitchen. Ta Nikola Farmhouse offers excellent comfort and convenient accommodation for those who embrace all types of Gozitan pursuits and a little pampering. The traditional stone staircase and the internal spiral wooden staircase both lead to the sunny authentic arched loggia, with lovely views over the swimming pool that leads you off to two other high ceiling bedrooms.

The second is a master bedroom with ample space and a comfy armchair with a private en suite shower room. The third is a triple and has also an en suite shower room and access to a private balcony. It can easily be made up to a family room upon request. Both bedrooms have electric overhead fans. At Ta Nikola farmhouse there is also a laundry room with a twin tub washing machine.

Awesome Mediterranean and relaxed atmosphere at Ta Nikola farmhouse the perfect place for parties and gathering!


This farmhouse is ideal for families, groups of friends or couples. It is more suited for summer than Winter, since 2 of the bedrooms have outdoor access, though covered access! It is cosy in Winter as well, since the two larger bedrooms will have direct sunlight on them all day long.

IMPORTANT: Whenever you have a specific time-frame for travelling and the farmhouse is not available, kindly contact us since there may be pre-bookings that from time to time may be cancelled.

Facilities
Features
Sleeps 8 people
Three bedrooms (2 en-suite)
Open plan sitting room/dining room
Fireplace
Television (Cable connected )
Fully equipped kitchen
Guest bathroom
Deck
Swimming pool
Barbecue area
Sunny terrace
Balcony
Hairdryer
Towels and sheets (quilt in Winter) are provided free of charge and are changed weekly

Summary:

Self-catering 3 bedroom farmhouse with private pool, ideal for a relaxing holiday.

Facilities

Property type: Farm house

Room details

Bedrooms:

3 bedrooms, sleeps 7

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 3: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
2 cots
Seats:
Room for 6 in the dining area
Room for 6 in the living area
Bathrooms:
3 bathrooms, 3 Separate WC's

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
Internet (WI-FI)
Radio
Telephone
TV Languages in English, Local
Heating and air con:
Open fire
Household:
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Pots / pans
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private
Other:
Balcony or terrace
Barbecue
Outside lighting
Extra information (On-the-road safety parking is available. Bike hire can be accessable from the farmhouse. Functionable fire place, without extra costs for cosy winters. Fans/ceiling fans and quilts/electric blankets, gas heaters are all provided FREE OF CHARGE. Washing machine is also provided. Air-conditioning is provided for an extra cost.)

Suitability

Suitable for
Infants

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Climbing
Fishing
Flying
Golf
Horse Riding
Sailling
Scuba Diving
Sports Center
Tennis
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Museum
Night Club
Shopping
Theatre
Zoo
Cinema

Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays
Arrival date range Arrival and departure days Whole weeks only Minimum stay (nights)
1st March 2015 to 31st March 2016 None set Yes 7

Discounts and extras

If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.


Discounts

Early Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made more than x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st March 10 Months 20%
1st November to 31st December 10 Months 20%
Late Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking made less then x days/weeks/months before arrival Discount
1st January to 31st March 10 Days 15%
1st November to 31st December 10 Days 15%
Long Stay Booking Discounts
Arrival date range Booking is equal to or longer than x days/weeks/months Discount
1st January to 31st March 4 Weeks 20%
1st November to 31st December 4 Weeks 20%

Extras

Optional extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st April to 30th April person per night

Paid locally

Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st May to 31st May person per night

Paid locally

Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st June to 30th June person per night

Paid locally

Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st July to 31st July person per night

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Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st August to 31st August person per night

Paid locally

Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st September to 30th September person per night

Paid locally

Price is quoted for 4 adults. Any extra adults is to pay an extra £10 per person per night. 1st October to 31st October person per night

Paid locally

Location

This is the general location (within 1km of the property)

Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 15km
  • Nearest bar: 1.5km
  • Nearest restaurant: 15km
  • Nearest supermarket: 15km
  • Victoria Gozo: 5km
  • Ggantija Temples: 10km
  • Dwejra Bay: 10km
  • Restuarants: 5km

Reviews

9 out of 9 people recommend staying here

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Stayed Friday 08 July 2011
This is a very charming property, Marvik and his mother Victoria looked after us extremely well organizing ferry transfers and car rental and a welcome hamper, milk, eggs ,coffee etc on our arrival. The week we were there was very hot and although the rooms were quite warm at night the lovely pool more than made up for it with early morning and late night dips. Overall the property is well equipped set in a quiet village with a local shop for the basics close by. Gozo is a small but interesting island and is very safe, we will definitely return if only to see the sunset at Dwerja one of the islands many simple delights.
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Stayed Thursday 17 June 2010
Marvic and his family are the perfect hosts. Nothing was too much trouble with them. When our boat trip got cancelled Marvic even went as far to reorganise the day so we able to make it out to sea after all. The farmhouse itself was very roomy and had everything we needed. The pool was very welcoming and was well used throughout our time there. We definitely recommend this property, especially knowing you will be looked after by Marvic and his family. We had a fantastic holiday.
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Stayed Tuesday 21 July 2009
Our family arrived in Gozo by seaplane and what a fantastic start to our holiday at TaNikola. We had a wonderful time from start to finish. The transfers to and from Gozo were faultless thanks to all the arrangements of Mr Marvik Borg and family, the owners of the farmhouse. The farmhouse is in the quiet village of Santa Lucija which is ideally situated for discovering Gozo. It is walking distance to the capital Victoria but an early start, a sun hat and bottle of water is essential in the heat of July/August. We hired a car for some of our time there and you can do as much or as little as you like. The farmhouse was just what we imagined and was equipped for our needs. The pool was a welcome friend in the heatwave of 40 degress during our stay! We are all now missing Gozo and its relaxed way of life. We will definitely return in the future.
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Stayed Saturday 05 August 2006
Very nice farmhouse, although the pictures and description online gave off a very different impression. It made you think that the farmhouse was a freestanding building and that it was private and unoverlooked. However, this was not the case as it is in a small terrace and we were overlooked from both sides. You could also hear everything from other families in adjoining houses. However, despite the surprise at it not being as we imagined, we had a pleasant stay. The pool was lovely and the owners very nice people and very accommodating. We would stay there again if we were to visit Gozo for an overnight stay.
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Our stay at Ta Nikola was most enjoyable. It was clean and comfortable and provided a good base from which we were able to explore the lovely island of Gozo. The small welcome hamper was a nice touch and much appreciated on arrival. The owners were very supportive without being intrusive, and came without hesitation wen we needed assistance with the oven, which was quickly remedied. We would definitely rent this property again, having confidence in knowing where we would be staying. Thank you so much, Dianne and family.
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I really wouldnt like to give this place a good review just to keep the place to myself and family. However, this place is true gem. Lovely located if you enjoy tranquility, walks and occasional running. This over 300 year old property provides everything that you need for a relaxing stay away from home.
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This was a lovely property, and we had an excellent time. The house is very well maintained, with a good stock of equipment, utensils, etc. The initial food pack was particularly welcome after a long journey. The beds are generally comformatable, and the bedrooms are well furnished and cozy. Other rooms are tastefully set out with enough furniture to accommodate everyone without being over-crowded. Outside the house the back courtyard is very well kept, and really quite private (despite what a previous reviewer seemed to think!). And even the relatively cold October weather didnt stop our daughter using the pool, which was clean and well kept! Marvik and his family could not have been more helpful, and were at the end of the phone with advice and answers to questions whenever we needed them. Small problems (e.g. a blown lightbulb) were fixed very quicky and without fuss. Gozo itself is an excellent place for a shortish break (we were there 6 days), and there is enough to do and see without feeling you have to travel miles and miles (you can only go so far before you hit the sea...). All in all, this was a really relaxing and enjoyable holiday, and I would stay at Ta Nikola again without hesitation. Thanks, Marvik!
Our friends stayed at Tal Barun and we were lucky enough to stay at ta Nikola in St Lucia.Both properties were so comfortable. Marvik made our stay so pleasant. The houses were clean, and tidy, full of all the necessary items to make our stay pleasant. The bed linen was fresh and clean, and there were plenty of towels. The pool at Ta Nikola was cold (it didn't stop us though) and there was plenty of garden furniture.Marvik made arrangements for us to go horse riding at Gozo Stables, which we all enjoyed. The local produce in the little cabinet was a nice touch as was the welcome package on arrival.The little store in St Lucia was ok for our daily bread and milk, but we prefered to shop at the supermaket called St Marys.We would definately return to Gozo and would definately book one of Marviks farm houses. He made our experience easy from initial enquiry until the day we left. He even bought our breakage deposit to us in Malta after we were stranded due to the volcanic ash problems that affect airspace.Thanks Marvic for all of your hard work and efforts, we had an amazing holiday, and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending your company. · By The Hoffs from England on 5/13/2010 for a stay in 4/1/2010
This is my second visit to Gozo. After a wonderful holiday with a group of 10 of us at Ta Kitarra farmhouse, it seemed silly to book with another company. Marvik and anna are really lovely people and the company is family-run, which is something I personally like investing my money into, rather than a big company. The farmhouse itself is beautiful. The beds are comfy and the decor is wonderfully traditional and homelike but not scary-Maltese, as some of my older relatives in Malta choose for their guest bedrooms (i.e. no life-sized photo of the Pope over your bed!). The town is quiet, and allows you to relax by the pool in peace. We rented a car - well Marvik organised a car to be waiting - and could easily be in central Victoria in five minutes.As for Gozo, we had a great time. Ramla bay is the best beach going, and Xlendi is amazing for swimming. The sea was already warm. The people on Gozo are really friendly and honest. Four of us each put in 50euros for food for the week, and we ended up with 30euros to spare. Maltese and Gotzian wine is improving each year and this year I had some lovely bottles.Back at the farmhouse, if we needed anything, Marvik's mother was ready to help. Last year she gave us barbecue coal, and this year washing powder, all extra from our usual complementary hamper. Being half-Maltese, I can safely say you get treated like a relative with this company. I did not know Marvik before 2009. Ten friends wanted to visit and my family could not cater for that amount in one house, so suggested a farmhouse. I looked at so many and Marvik's reply immediately struck out at me. He was polite, best value for money, available to organise car hire and transfers are competitive rates.I will be choosing to stay there again, and this year a couple of new faces came and we're already thinking about Gozo 2011. But where to stay is one answer we already have: Ta Nikola!· By Melissa JK from London, UK on 6/17/2010 for a stay in 5/1/2010
We had a lovely time relaxing in this peaceful neighborhood and farmhouse. Everything was very well taken care of, very clean and the leasors extremely professional, polite and amicable. I'd definitely return as well as recommend it to others.· By Gabriella A from Malta on 5/5/2010 for a stay in 4/1/2010
The farmhouse is full of character and we had a lovely stay. We felt very comfortable and the pool just looks great. Pity the weather was still a little cold otherwise we'd have loved to have used it. · By jlists from London on 4/22/2010 for a stay in 2/1/2010
We had a truly relaxing family holiday at Ta'Nikola. The farmhouse was perfect, with the lovely clean pool ready for us to cool off when it got too hot. We hired an air conditioning unit which helped cool us down too! Marvik, Anna and family were wonderful hosts and did everything they could to ensure our stay was comfortable. We arrived in Gozo by sea plane which was fantastic, hired a car and discovered the island as much as possible. The farmhouse is ideally located and I often had an early morning walk into Victoria before walking back before the sun got too hot - hats and suncream a must. We hope to return again someday soon but in the meantime we have some great memories. · By The Whitehouse family from United Kingdom on 4/1/2010 for a stay in 7/1/2009
Our family stayed here for a week and it was a perfect base for our Gozo holiday. The log burner was an added bonus!Nice pool out the back garden and a BBQ area too.The village is a short distance to both Victoria (the capital) and the sea. · By TheVinyards from Worcestershire, UK on 3/18/2010 for a stay in 1/1/2009
Lovely traditional house in quiet village locationOur family stayed here for a week and it was a perfect base for our Gozo holiday. The log burner was an added bonus!Nice pool out the back garden and a BBQ area too.The village is a short distance to both Victoria (the capital) and the sea. TheVinyards from Worcestershire, UK 1/1/2009
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We were very well looked after by the caretaker and the property is a house full of character located in a small village on Gozo. With a car, we found it a good base to get to anywhere on the island. Had a lovely 2 days thank you.
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A very well maintained property with very considerate and helpful owners. Marvik and his mother are extremely responsive, helpful and considerate. We were two families sharing the house and it was nice and cosy. The apartment is not that warm during the winter but as this was a warm winter in Gozo it was not a real problem. It is close to Victoria but you need to rent a car as public transport is poor. There are no restaurants in St. Lucia and only a small general store so do your shopping at St. Marys or Arcadia and drive home. We would highly recommend this cottage.
Dear Marvik and AnnaAs you know this was our first venture abroad with our 3 girls and it really could not have gone better.The farmhouse is everything we dreamt it would be and more. The girls loved the pool and the space of Ta’ Nikola and now want a lizard for a pet!It was the perfect setting for a family holiday.Gozo and its’ people are so welcoming and accepting of tourists it was amazing.We have all fallen in love with Ta’ Nikola and Gozo and will definitely be back.Thank you so very much for giving us some family memories that we will treasure forever.With love and thanksRachael, Tony, Megan, Amy & Erin RaffertyEssexEngland
Dear Borg family!Our week in Gozo was absolutely wonderful and we would like to thank you very much for your warm welcome and your friendly support.We enjoyed the flair and the silence of Ta’ Nikola so much.This was our first trip to Gozo and we hope it won’t be the last. The isle is so beautiful and we never met a place with so nice and lovely people like here at Gozo.Thank you very muchInes and MichaelGermany
Dear Borg family !We understand that we are your first Icelandic guests ever, but we are sure we will not be the last ones ! Our stay here in Gozo was thoroughly enjoyable and we just loved Ta’ Nikola. From the first moment on, we felt like home and all of you have been extremely friendly, helpful and welcomingThank you ever so much ! We’ll be back !Martha and Franz Iceland

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About the owner
At Gozobreak Ltd. we thrive to offer the best service to our customers, and the feedback is that we are succeeding since we have quite lots of repeater customers. We are always a phone call away and try to assist our customers have a holiday to remember.
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