If you’re looking to buy a property in Malta, the word ‘maisonette’ must have come up a few times on your house-hunt. Compared with other Malta real estate on the property market, maisonettes enjoy a host of selling points that makes that an attractive alternative to apartments for sale in Malta. Depending on your budget and other factors, buying property in Malta for sale or to rent, maisonettes may well be worth your attention, and here is why.
What is a maisonette?
A maisonette is a small property that is part of a larger property in Malta. Few people tend to confuse maisonettes with apartments. Buying a property in Malta like maisonette can be distinguished as having its own door from the outside, whereas flats enter through a communal space.
In today’s property market, maisonettes provide the luxury of a garden or airspace with a shared or entire roof. One may purchase a ground-floor, first-floor, and second-floor maisonette available for sale or rent in various localities around Malta & Gozo.
Why should you buy a maisonette?
Characterised as they are by features of both houses and apartments, maisonettes in Malta also stand somewhere between the two Malta properties when it comes to price. If you’re willing to fork out a little more than you would for an apartment for sale in Malta, but don’t have the budget for a full-fledged house, a maisonette for sale in Malta could be the ideal purchase.
To their advantage, maisonettes enjoy a degree of privacy, independent access and, possibly, some form of outdoor space – all of which you would expect to get with a house, but at a lower price point and in more compact form that makes for more manageable real estate.
Depending on the size of the property and the number of people living in, all these features make a good family home that has the potential to become a more permanent residence than an apartment.