An intriguing castle build in 1579, this dramatic medieval architecture set on 7700sq mtrs of landscaped gardens. The castle is on the rural side of Malta, n what was a farming village. Build for the knights of Malta, the castle has been a Crusaders fortress and a brothel during it's diverse history.
It boasts of nine bedrooms, three of them in the turrets, and sleeps fourteen comfortable, three bathrooms and one shower. There is a vaulted dining room and a spacious sitting room, and a more formal dining area through the magnificent entrance hall.
The castle is approached through the arched portico in the boundary wall, a flagstone path beneath a canopy of bougainvillea takes you through another archway past a small fountain to the front door.the main hall on the ground floor is dominated by a stone table, which seats sixteen. Three ante rooms branch off the hall including a TV room, video room and cloak room.Following through one finds a large butler's pantry and a washroom, leading through the main kitchen which has an outside dining area.adjoining the kitchen is the dining room with a low vaulted ceiling and a massive open fireplace.
An ancient stone spiral staircase connects the Castle's three stories. On the first floor is the stunningly high ceiling sitting room laid out in the shape of the Greek cross, overlooked by charming the minstrels galleries. On the other level is a double bedroom with adjacent dressing room and bathroom.Across the gallery the two bedrooms share a dressing room.The staircase continues to the battlements and four turrets, three of which are single bedrooms, the fourth a a shower room.They all share wonderful views of the Castle grounds.
The walled garden has arbours, pergolas and an impressive avenue of cypresses reflecting the earthy mysticism that pervades Malta.A recently installed swimming pool can be enjoyed for much of the year.The ancient and the modern sit together in this Mediterranean haven, making a tranquil and luxuries place for a great family home.
Priced at: $ 4,866,180