Rural Retreat with 7 en-suite bedrooms, ideal for a "get away from it all" restful holiday
- english, spanish, Francais (un petit peu)
About Angela Tomlins
We came to Spain from London on an exploratory tour and fell in love with Cortijo Carranque on our first visit. We arrived here in January 2007, and have worked ever since on a project of restoration and modernisation. Our vision for the place is as a "Haven" for stressed and weary people. A place where you can come and be rested and refreshed, both physically and spiritually. There is something special about this place, everyone comments on the atmosphere of deep peace here. We didn't create it, it was here already, waiting for us to come and make it available to others. We hope you enjoy it, and will be as blessed here as we have been. With our very best wishes, Angela and Martin.
Angela Tomlins purchased this Farmhouse in 2006
Why Angela Tomlins chose Coín
We chose this area because this River Valley is exceptionally beautiful, and reminded us of Devon with mountains! It is genuinely rural without being isolated, being in a small farming hamlet. And then the house itself just had a wonderful welcoming feel - it seemed to be calling to us! We also like the town of Coin because it is a genuine Spanish working town rather than just a tourist resort.
What makes this Farmhouse unique
Being over 400 years old, this property is truly unique. Wherever possible we have tried to retain and enhance the original features. The kitchen/diner barn conversion, the Moorish-style cloisters, the original stone-work features in some of the bedrooms, all combine to make it special. But the thing that most visitors comment on is the wonderful atmosphere of peace and timelessness.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Amazing in every way
We stayed as a family of 10 including children ranging from 6 -11 years of age in early in mid August 2018.
The villa is beautiful. The rooms are well appointed and very comfortable. The kitchen has everything that you need, but the outdoor spaces are the real bonus. 2 courtyards. One bathed in sun and the other peaceful and shaded. The pool area was the focus of most of our days. We spent hours swimming and lazing around by the pool.
Coín is quite a large town and has lots are restaurants, bars and supermarkets.
The owners and staff were amazing. They were very attentive, without being intrusive. It was very beneficial to have them on site and no request was too much. Angela even went with us when we had to take our son to the medical centre due to an ear infection. Without her help we would never have negotiated the beuracracy of the Spanish medical system.
We spent a few evenings down by the river, paddling and exploring.
I really having nothing negative to say. We would definitely return again. Thank you Angela and Martin
Everything you could wish for in a holiday. Home from home, great pool and location and lovely, helpful and charming hosts.
We all had a wonderful holiday!
Four families, 12 of us in total had a wonderful holiday. The accommodation was clean and well presented and there was lots of room for us all to spread out.
The pool and garden area was lovely too and very welcome in the summer heat.
The kitchen was well equipped as was the accommodation in total. In an ideal world the only thing that would have made the holiday better was air conditioning and more comfortable beds.
Martin and Angela and all the team were very helpful and extremely friendly and made our holiday!
Special interest holidays:
Walking and Painting holidays can be provided by arrangement. We have also partnered with nearby Natural Horsemanship Centre of Coin, for horsemanship training holidays.
Marbella and the Costa del Sol resorts are about 45 minutes drive away.
Malaga airport is 45 minutes by car. Car hire is recommended as there is no public transport nearby.
Coín 7km. Marbella 35km. Malaga 45km. Ronda 55km.
The house is available for self-catering holiday lets during JULY and AUGUST only. At other times we run as a Retreat house offering restful holidays and retreats for individuals and couples on a B&B or full/half board basis.