Property descriptionGHAJNSIELEM, Gozo - Fort Chambray is an old city within a fortress in Gozo. The site was intended to be a fortified city built by the Knights of the Order of St John 250 years ago for the protection of the island's inhabitants, particularly from the Ottoman Empire. The rehabilitation and development of the Fort, a challenging project currently underway, offers a unique and rare opportunity to create a major and diverse residential, tourist or leisure business-operation. It is superbly located within a place of historic and cultural importance, on a safe island offering all the advantages of an unspoilt, warm, Mediterranean climate. The development comprises a number of new residential blocks built in stone by local tradesmen using traditional methods. The typology and clustering of the buildings have been adopted in a manner that creates a traditional, local village core environment in a modern interpretation to render the entire Fort Chambray an upmarket, unique, development. A central imposing building, the Knights' Barracks, is undergoing restoration and will form the nerve centre of the development. The architectural details and historical value of this building can only enhance its use as a Commercial and Conference Centre. Fort Chambray also overlooks the picturesque bay of Ix-Xatt I-Ahmar and faces the South Comino Channel. The breathtaking view from this point is unforgettable. Whilst above ground, the development of the Fortified City concept is anchored to local, traditional building methods and stone finishes. A massive construction for car parks and traffic has been built underground, thus ensuring traffic-free residential areas above ground. This traffic-free environment gives a marked beauty to the details of landscaped gardens, open spaces and piazzas that will adorn the residential units. Duplex residential unit consisting of a kitchen, living/dining room, two / three bedrooms, two bathrooms and own roof terrace. Freehold.
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