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    Lija House of Character

    € 3,250 Monthly
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    REF NO: 000663
    4 Bedrooms
    3 Bathrooms
    3 Showers
    3 Toilets
    1 Private Pool
    2 Cars
    Vjal Portomaso - HEAD OFFICE: +356 2138 4545 | INFO@OYSTERMALTA.COM

    A Lovely HOUSE OF CHARACTER ideal as a family home furnished to an outstanding standard. Accommodation comprises a lovely hall having a sitting and dining room on each side, a 40sqm kitchen that leads on to the garden and adjacent pool, and a lovely semi basement with a fireplace and separate entrance would also serve as an office or entertainment area, 4/5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Complimenting this property is a 2 car garage. The property is conveniently located in a quaint street of this traditional village within walking distance to all amenities and enjoys an abundance of original features. Must be seen to be fully appreciated

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    About the Locality

    The Three Villages

    Attard, Balzan and Lija are popularly known as The Three Villages because of the many characteristic features they have in common.

    Lija is noted for its quiet and clean surroundings with its narrow windings streets, old houses, spacious attractive villas and churches which help to enhance the beauty of Lija. This picturesque village evolved on a stretch of woodland known for its deep fertile soil which gives a special quality to the oranges grown in this area. Several chapels were built in the village, the most well-known are the ones dedicated to Christ the Saviour built by the famous Maltese architect Gerolamo Cassar 1520-1586 and the other known as “Tal-Mirakli” dedicated to the Madonna and the Child, built in 1664 and the altarpiece is the work by well-known artist Mattia Preti.

    Lija became a parish on the 6 February 1594. The baroque parish church, built between 1694 and 1700, is another edifice worth visiting. Another landmark in Lija is Villa Preziosi, originally named Palazzo Francia, an 18th century palace which today serves as the official residence of the Prime Minister of Malta. Villa Preziosi is also known for its magnificent landscaped gardens.

    A striking landmark of the village is the Belvedere with beautiful architecture, today known as the Lija Tower, situated in Transfiguration Avenue leading to the parish church. This tower once embellished the garden of the magnificent 17th century Villa Gourgion Depiro.

    Lija is a highly sought after area in the Real Estate market. It is full of character properties, some also boasting mature gardens. There is a high level of conservation in the area and the few newly built properties have to be in line with the style.

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