The Townhouse is amongst the best known cultural icons representing the island of Malta. Their closed wooden balconies, known as gallarijas, are depicted in paintings, high fashion clothing, and every tourist guide book. These properties are synonymous with Malta and their colourful history is enjoyed by those who purchase them today. Townhouses for sale in Malta can be offered with garden in a modern converted or unconverted state. In both cases their celebrated period features such as traditional tiles, staircases, and apertures may be preserved.