It-Torri Wejter

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€ 300,000
Property type:
Houses of character
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  • Floor: Ground
  • En suite
  • Furnished

Property Description

It-Torri Wejter. It-Torri Wejter is a tower in Birkirkara, Malta, which was built in the 17th or 18th centuries by the Order of Saint John. It is also known locally as it-Torri tal-Misħun , a reference to its machicolations which are known as galleriji tal-misħun in Maltese. It was commissioned by Grand Master Ramon Perellos y Roccaful, and it was built either in the late 17th or early 18th century. The tower stood on the road leading from San Ġwann and St. Julian's to Birkirkara. The tower was built to watch over the inland areas in the surrounding region of Birkirkara and to bridge the site of the Birkirkara Tower and Floriana. The project took place on the recommendations by Captain Foulet and Commander D'Argens, who were French knights of the Order of St. John. It has a square base, with a room on each of the three floors. The upper floor is separated by a moulded string course. Each facade of the tower originally had box machicolations. The entrance to the tower is through an arched doorway built in the medieval style. It can be used as a Bachelor's Pad having the entrance as living room , second floor as kitchen and third floor as bedroom or it can be utilized as offices it has huge potential . A well it can be used as wine bar !!


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