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Types of Property in Malta and Gozo

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Types of Property in Malta and Gozo


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Apartment Property (USA term) Flat Property (UK term): Quite obviously the most popular type of property, which forms part of a block with a communal entrance and common parts, modern day Apartments/Flats offer different variations in terms of living plan, in Malta and Gozo it is more common to find these residences with an open plan layout in the form of Kitchen/Living/Dining area, having total accommodation floor area’s of 50sq mtrs to 400sq mtrs plus and can be found usually with underlying garages and served with a lift. This type of property can be found all over Malta and Gozo with a select few occupying plots with sea front or panoramic views.


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Maisonette Property: Not dissimilar to an Apartment/Flat property, in terms of living area layout and underlying garages, Maisonette property have their own front door giving this property its variation to Apartment/Flat property, introduced around the 1950s as an alternative to a communal entrance with common parts found within Apartment/Flat property blocks, Maisonette property normally come at semi basement/ground/elevated floor level usually having a rear yard or garden or indeed at 1st floor level having a shared or full ownership of its overlying roof and in the event a planning permit becomes available you have the option to add an additional floor upon your own Air Space.


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Penthouse Property: Although there is no single definition of what constitutes a Penthouse, there are several common characteristics. Besides being located at the top of the building, they are typically differentiated from other Apartment/Flat property in the building by one or more of these characteristics. In architecture, the term Penthouse is used to refer to a structure on the roof of a building that is set back from the outer walls a Penthouse may occupy the entire floor, or there may be several different Penthouses in a single building block, Penthouse property are generally expensive and associated with a luxury lifestyle these properties occupy from 50sq mtrs to 600sq mtrs, which boast lots of natural light and usually these properties come with their own Air Space, which in itself is a very valuable asset as should another floor become available in the future then you may build a further residence.


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House of Character Property:
Period/Authentic property over 100 years old of which usually come with a well/cellar/ground and 1st floor layout, this type of property can be found within the old villages/towns and offered for sale either unconverted or newly converted, built with Maltese limestone, boasting period features such as stone vaulted ceilings (mill rooms) wood beams, slabs, corbels, flagstone flooring or patterned tiles, majestic and quaint court yards, gardens and swimming pools. These properties make an extremely cozy home with lots of personality throughout and a very popular family home.


Town House Property:
Built pre-war or post-war to form part of the English Colony, aging from 30 to 100 years old constructed, from Maltese lime stone, layout is not dissimilar to the common English Terrace House property found mainly in the working class industrial towns and cities of England, albeit its Maltese counterpart can display similar features to a House of Character property, this being determined from the age of the property. Town House property can be found in various different sizes with courtyards, gardens a swimming pool and albeit rare these properties can have integral garages.


Terrace House Property in Attard, Malta

Terrace House Property:
Built post war offering more spacious accommodation then your average Town House property, this type of property offers extensive family living space, usually built within newly developed residential areas, which come in the form of a row of several or semi detached or detached having either front, side or rear garden, yard with a drive or car port, integral or underlying garage with some Terrace House property having an underlying garage which can accommodate 2, 4 or as much as 8 cars plus.


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Bungalow Property: Built post war occupying a ground floor level with front and back garden or yard, drive/car port, garage adjacent or underlying with some Bungalow property having an underlying garage to accommodate 6 cars plus and in some cases can be found with a pool and self contained flat let/s. Bungalow property come semi detached or detached, boasting lots of light, occupying large plots in usually exclusive residential areas.


Villa Property Malta, Madliena Villa Property: Built post war boasting extensive living space within large plots with drive/car port, front and back garden, adjacent or underlying garage with some Villa Property accommodating 10 cars plus and can be found with a self contained flat let/s. Villa property usually have extensive gardens and pool deck areas.


FarmHouse Property Malta, Gozo

Farm House Property: Usually can be found in rural areas, occupying substantial plots surrounded by their own fields, some Farm House property have stables, a large garden area and a pool. Constructed from Maltese lime stone, boasting period features such as wood beams, slabs, corbels, flagstone flooring or patterned tiles, boasting an abundance of space and character from a bygone time.

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