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Tal Fenka Farmhouse

Entrance
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good
2 reviews
Entrance
BBQ area and entrance
Pool Area by night
BBQ Area
BBQ Dining area
Living Room
Living room by day
Dining area
Kitchen Window overlooking pool
Loft
Loft and staircase to bedrooms
View from loft window
Spiral Bedroom
Balcony spiral bedroom
View spiral bedroom
White bedroom
Ensuite white bedroom
Ensuite white bedroom
Roof Terrace
Bunk Beds
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Overview
Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Kercem, Island of Gozo
We have only recently finished the conversion of Tal-Fenka. Formerly part of a mill, dating back to the Knights of St John (17th Century), Tal-Fenka boasts unobstructed views of the fortified Citadel beyond typical Gozitan farmland.<BR><BR>Imaginatively converted, our farmhouse as been carefully restored and yet retains all original features which you will slowly discover, like flagstones, niches, metre thick stonewalls, arches and wooden beams. It is, however, well equipped with a range of modern appliances to make your stay as comfortable as possible.<BR><BR>The three bedrooms in the farmhouse can hold up to 6 adults and 2 children, with the two main en suite bedrooms being fully air-conditioned (coin operated). Fans are provided in each bedroom and also in the lounge (free of charge) For guests visiting during t... Read more
About the Owner, Josef G
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 20 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL259468 by: Holiday Lettings
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We enjoyed our stay in Gozo at Tel Fenka - we were 7 people altogether and found the accommodation big enough and comfortable for all of us. It's very quiet, but be aware of the loud fireworks in August. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking and the outside space is nice for eating al fresco. You are situated in a farm area, so the smells are not always pleasant.

We had an unfortunate problem with the pool which affected our overall stay negatively. On day 3 of our 10 day holiday, the pool became murky and unfit for use. We let the owners know on many occasions and whilst responsive by email, the problem was not resolved satisfactorily. They assured us it would be looked at and after several back and forth emails and maintenance visits, the pool was finally cleaned....but not until the day we left. So our holiday in the sun was spent without a pool as planned.

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Management response:

At every call or email from the guests we took immediate action and the pool maintenance person was sent over several times. Usually pool is maintained once to twice per week, in this case he visited nearly daily. Sand was found at the bottom of the pool which found itself there after guests visited a sandy beach. In the end...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
$75
€70
Nov 1, 2016 -
Dec 18, 2016
Default
1 night
$75
€70
Dec 19, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Default
3 nights
$213
€200
Jan 9, 2017 -
Feb 28, 2017
Winter
5 nights
$53
€50
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Fees
  • Eco Contribution Tax (Amount is per person per week for all adults 18 years and over): $4 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment via bank transfer.

Deposit of 50% is non-refundable, as it secures the property for the dates the Lessee reserves. The Lessor has no right to cancel or move the dates of the client, unless the Lessor provides an alternative similar and only if the Lessee accepts.

Check in time is usually at 16:00hrs and check out at 11:00hrs, however, should the mentioned property be vacant, the Lessor will allow an extended check out. This has to be advised during accommodation prior to departure.
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How to get there
The Island of Gozo region<BR><BR>Gozo, which in Maltese is called G?awdex (pronounced: Awdesh), It has an area of 67 square kms, is 14 kms long and 7 kms wide. With a coastline of 43 km, it is the second largest island of the Maltese Archipelago that, together with the smaller isle of Comino and the main island of Malta form the Republic of Malta. <BR><BR>To Get to Gozo, it involves a 25 minute ferry crossing. It therefore enjoys warm summers and mild winters and this makes it the ideal holiday destination at any time of the year.<BR><BR>Gozo earned its popular nickname the Island of the Three Hills probably derived from the hilly view when observed from mainland Malta. Throughout the years Gozo has been vastly influenced by the cultures and history of a... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.9 mi.
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