Located on the northern of the Sliema and St Julian's area, High Ridge is a lush housing district of high-status real estate. High Ridge is on the limits of Swieqi, and developed recently as a quieter alternative to the Sliema and St Julian's area. It became highly sought after due to its quiet and nature-induced atmosphere, and being located on high grounds, as the name pertains, it affords generous views of fields and the sea off Pembroke. Most of the property is luxury real estate, made up of detached and semi-detached villas and bungalows with ample land, and generally enjoying swimming pool areas as well as gardens.
Both locals and expatriates populate this high-end area. Prices of property are at a premium, however the resale value as well as the rental yield are excellent. If you are looking to invest in a new residence or a second home in Malta and are looking for an upmarket villa area, High Ridge is one of the most exclusive areas, along with Madliena, its neighbouring town and the Special Designated areas, especially but not limited to the Life Style Developments of Portomaso and Tigne Point located in St. Julian’s and Sliema respectively.
What High Ridge offers almost exclusively more than anywhere else, is privacy and quiet. This high-end district, full of villas and bungalows is akin to a getaway. Being close to so much nature, it is the perfect locality to live a healthy lifestyle, with great places to exercise in, country lanes for rambling, beautiful vistas and scenic chapels to stroll by. Despite being detached in this quiet corner of Malta, High Ridge still enjoys a close proximity to nearby amenities, entertainment hubs such as St. Julian's and Sliema, as well as the sea. It is very close to the Coast Road, giving fast access to beaches and towns like Bugibba and Mellieha, as well as Malta’s sister island Gozo.
Between Gharghur, a town to the west of High Ridge, and Swieqi, there are some great natural spaces for recreational purposes. Be it for taking Sunday strolls, dog walking or jogging, this area is great for fresh air and quiet.
Madliena fort was built back during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 1800s and was part of the massive Victoria Lines, stretching across the northern side of Malta. This fort is open to the public for viewing - the battery lines with the two fittings of coastal defense guns are still visible, and enjoy great views of the sea.
Pembroke is just across the road from High Ridge and has some great terrain to trek or mountain bike over, as well as tennis courts, football grounds, running tracks, BMX tracks, a Skatepark, and a swathe of marvellous shoreline around which to swim and dive.
Ultimately what makes this area unique is the strong presence of nature, which seems to permeate a tranquil atmosphere through High Ridge and its surroundings.
Gżira is a self-contained seaside town, boasting all amenities. It provides ample shopping opportunities in the form of a string of small shops located along the Gzira promenade. Its close proximity to Sliema means that serious shopping can be continued just metres away on the Sliema promenade and at Tigne Point.
High Ridge offers premium real estate for residential purposes and some plots are still available for development. The area is one of the most desirable in Malta, especially due to the predominant stock of luxury detached villas and bungalows. Almost each and every home in this town comes with its own swimming pool, barbeque area, terraces as well as garden which is also complimented by panoramic views of the sea or land or both. Given that High Ridge occupies a hill overlooking not only Pembroke and beyond but also all of Sliema and St. Julian’s and the Peninsula of Valletta, views from this area are almost guaranteed to be unobstructed. Apartments, Maisonettes and penthouses are also to be found in the area.
Most property for sale in High Ridge are finished and ready to move into, with unbuilt properties being sold on plan. There are a number of properties for rent in High Ridge for long term. From Flat–Lets usually located underneath a residence to apartments, maisonettes as well as villas and bungalows with or without pool.
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