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For Sale

Piece of Local History Ready To Be Restored

Victoria Gozo Unconverted House of Character For Sale

Ref: 

22-90

Bedrooms: 

2

Finished

Victoria

525,000

What a fantastic chance to own a piece of Gozoheritage! This unconverted HOUSE OF CHARACTER is located in the historic district of Victoria Gozoand is a component of the urban conservation area. It is steeped in a significant portion of the city's past. Built-in the 1600's this building has the original memorial to the first doctor in Gozo who lived in this house. His statue looks down on the internal staircase. This is a piece of local history that deserves to be restored back to its former glory. This portion of the building, which dates back to the seventeenth century and served as the official library of the Island of Gozo, This home is filled to the brim with traditional elements, such as high ceilings in the rooms, characteristic patterned Maltese tiles, limestone flagstone floors, arches, wooden beams, and masonry works that run throughout the entire property.

A traditional arched entrance space greets you as you enter this house. This area opens onto a roofed patio, which in turn goes into the kitchen and two separate bathrooms. When one ascends to the first level, there is an original bust and inscription of the building's previous owners that can be seen directly in the middle of the staircase.

Once on the first floor, there is a large room with high ceilings that was previously the location of the library. (Noble Room)On one end of the landing, there is a single bedroom with a temporary roofed en suite facility, and on the other end, there is the larger room that was previously the location of the library. As a result of this room's location in a corner, it is exceptionally bright and open, and it provides access to both the official secondary bedroom and the sizable bathroom.

t is an excellent choice for an investment acquisition, and after some work, it might be transformed into a lovely home.
This Freehold Real Estate absolutely needs to be viewed to be appreciated.
Features
No of Bedrooms: 2
Bedroom 1 Dims: 5.26 x 3.21 mt
Bedroom 2 Dims: 3.34 x 2.08 mt
No of Bathrooms: 2
Showers No of: 1
Reception Dims: 7.97 x 2.85 mt
Dining Room Dims: 2.39 x 3.18 mt
Kitchen Dims: 2.39 x 3.18 mt
Living Room Dims: 2.39 x 3.18 mt
Hall: 1
Courtyard (Dims): 4.50 x 4.10 mt
(Small) Shops: in Centre of Victoria

Property ID:
Property Type
Price €
Bedrooms
En-Suite Bedrooms
Bathrooms
Construction Stage
FinishDate
Year Built
Floors
Status
Gozo Village
Position
Internal Size
Plot Size
Balcony
Garage
Air-conditioning
Furnishings
Heating
Property Standard
Views
Airspace
Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Lift
22-90
House of Character
525,000
2
1
2
Finished
1600
2
For Sale
Victoria
Old Town
Yes
No
No
Semi
Need Refurbishment
To Victoria
Included
No
No

Bedrooms 

Number 
2
En Suite 
1

One Large Bedroom

Bathrooms

Number 
2

Needs Restoration

Kitchen

Kitchen area needs refurbishment

Lounge Dining Room

Kitchen area needs refurbishment

Outside Area

Airspace included

Contact Agent

Anthony Reed

If you would like more information on a property or book a viewing please make a note of the Ref. Number and use one of the methods below or call me on 

+356 79268080

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Gozo Area Information

Victoria

When you go to Gozo, the best place to start is in Victoria, which is also called "Rabat" by the people who live there. The city is in the middle of the island, and it seems like all roads lead to or from it. Part of the fun of visiting Victoria is getting lost in its narrow, winding streets and knowing that the Christian saints who live in niches in their corners are keeping an eye on you.

Have a look around the shops. Most of them sell traditional Maltese arts and crafts, like woolens, lace, blown glass, and cheap souvenirs. Unless you come in the morning when the flea market is going on and the square is busy, life in this town is slow. Sit in one of the many cafes and eat some local treats while taking in the atmosphere that is only found in Gozo. Most visitors can't help but be drawn to the Citadel, the fortified old city.

Walk around the city walls to see the great views, and then visit one of the museums, such as the one that has the old prisons. This city has been called the "Crown of Gozo" because it has been the island's center of activity since Neolithic times and has been fortified since the Bronze Age (1500-700BC). Three thousand years later, Gozitans were required by law to spend the night inside the walled city to protect themselves from invaders.

After that, people began to move into the area around the city and make it what it is today. Archaeological finds show that the Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Normans, the Swabians, the Angevins, and the Aragonese all lived in the old city. Later, the Knights of the Order of Saint John, Napoleon, and finally the British took over.

The British named the city Victoria, but Gozitans still call it by its old name, Rabat, which came from the Arabs.

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