Large Unconverted Townhouse
This spacious, unconverted townhouse is located on a busy road and still retains all its original features. Upon entering a solid wooden "antiporta", one finds a long wide hallway leading to a wide and well-lit marble staircase.
At ground floor level, the rooms include a formal sitting room, a second sitting room, dining, spare toilet, kitchen and a backyard. All the rooms are large, have high ceilings and have patterned Maltese tiles that decorate each room differently. Right in the middle of the house is a grand marble staircase that is bathed in natural light and which leads you to the first floor.
On this floor are three large bedrooms and a bathroom. The bedroom at the front of the house is complemented with a traditional Maltese wooden balcony. Adjacent to the bathroom is a stone spiral staircase which leads to the roof level and also connects this floor to the ground floor. The other end of the staircase at ground floor level opens into a small utility room connected to the kitchen.
This property can be converted into a large family home, small guest house or traditionally decorated offices.
This gem of a house retains decorative features in good condition such as a beautiful stained glass window overlooking the wide marble staircase.---
This photo shows the entrance hall whilst looking back at the front door. A lot of light can be seen coming from the space in the middle where the main staircase is located.
This is the first room off the entrance hall once you've entered this house.
This house is full of different patterns of tiles. Even the ground floor hallway, as well as the first-floor landing, have different patterns and all are in great condition.
This typical townhouse needs work to realise its full potential, but the structure is sound and there is space to allow for various ideas.
Another large room with a lot of light. The high ceiling help with bring light and air into these rooms.
This is a bright kitchen with an aperture leading onto the backyard and a small room straight ahead with a stone spiral staircase leading to the first and second floors.
Here is a view from the kitchen towards a small corridor that gives access to the backyard.
Here is the backyard which receives a lot of light and through which, this light floods the back side of the house.
A small space that can be used as storage or as a washroom once that overgrown shrub is cut back.
Following the first room, as you enter this house, you will find this lovely stairway that takes you up to the first-floor level.
One of the many different patterned tile styles in the house
This unique feature draws your attention to it as your eyes they travel up the main stairway.
Once at the top of the staircase one can appreciate the light flooding the stairway. It is as if there was no ceiling at all.
This bedroom is found towards the front side of the house and has a traditional wooden balcony that can be accessed just on the left in this photo.
Once again another pretty pattern dressing up the rooms in this house.
This wide corridor leads you to three large bedrooms, two on the left-hand side, and one straight ahead.
Once on the second floor, this is the first room on the left-hand side of the main staircase.
One of four large, bedrooms with a high ceiling, and lovely patterned tiled flooring.
This was the main bathroom on the first floor. It needs a total renovation.
An unusual stone spiral staircase with a terrazzo finish. This spans from the ground floor to the bathroom on the first floor and from there to the roof level.
Condition at Sale: Shell / Unconverted
Rooms in Property: Bedrooms | Bathrooms | Kitchen | Entrance Hall | Dining Room
View: Town View
Roof: Private Roof
Outside Space: Backyard | Balcony
Viewing Options: Viewings By Appointment
Birkirkara has the largest population on the island and is one of the oldest towns. Today, it has mostly modern buildings, although the town retains a traditional core with narrow streets, alleyways and typical Maltese houses. There are many places of interest in Birkirkara, amongst them the Old Railway Station which is located within a public garden. Other town features include the Wignacourt Aqueduct, built in the 17th Century, and St Helen's Basilica, housing Malta's largest church bell.
Birkirkara homes are in the lower middle range for prices. It is a convenient place to live; one can find almost anything one needs close by.
The Public Bus Terminus provides easy transport south and north. On Wednesday the town hosts an open market. The garden at the Old Railway Station is public. One of the biggest supermarkets in Malta is here as well.