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Charming country house with fabulous sea views, private pool, 5 minutes to beach



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet, Sleeps up to 8

Cortijo Coscojica is a tasteful, secluded house nestled on a small hill with superb views of the surrounding valley and sea. The house is peaceful and tranquil yet close to the bars, restaurants and nightlife of Mojácar. Built recently on the plot of a ruin, we have taken great care to retain much of the original charm of that building whilst incorporating many modern touches. The floor is laid with handmade terracotta tiles throughout and the wooden beamed ceilings are high, allowing for large windows, giving on to spectacular views.

There is a 4x10 metre swimming pool with its own pool house, perfect for sitting in the shade, and there are sun beds for those that enjoy sunbathing. There is a gate between the house and the pool ideal for keeping small children safe. The extensive gardens are well tended and planted with many different species.

Neither the house nor the pool are overlooked by any neighbours, as the buildings are set in over 7 acres of land.

The house is powered by the sun. There is an extensive array of solar panels discretely hidden on the roof. Due to the size of the solar system you are unlikely to ever be aware that all the power being used in the house comes directly from the sun. Staying here will reduce your carbon footprint! The house has all the usual amenities, including dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine. There are ceiling fans throughout the house. There is shade for two cars in the carport at the front of the house; there is plenty of room for more cars just below.

The kitchen is extremely light and spacious, with a lot of counter space and a bar with 3 stools. It is fully equipped with a dishwasher, gas oven, a 5 ring hob and large fridge/freezer. Other kitchen gadgets include an orange juice squeezer, Magimix and hand blender.

The best, most unspoiled beaches in the area are nearby. Beyond Macenas there are several beaches that have no buildings on them - although there is a beach bar that was originally built for the film 'Treasure Island' at the end of the track.

Carboneras and the Cabo de Gata Natural Park lie a 10 minute drive to the south. Carboneras is still very unspoiled and has a fantastic selection of fish restaurants as well as an lively market on Thursdays. Further on lies Agua Amarga, the first of many pretty fishing villages in the natural park, and some the finest beaches on the Spanish coast.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I grew up in London and Buenos Aires. I have been living in Spain for over 10 years with my husband and children. I now live and work in Mojacar.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

19 Reviews

based on 19 holidaymaker reviews


Totally Chilled

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to chill and relax a privilege to have stayed there, if you are looking for solitude this is the place to stay.

Brian and Jane

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks this summer. The house is beautiful, lovely open plan layout and a real homely feel to it. We had an amazing time and are planning to return next year!

Both Tomasina and Jasper were wonderful and so welcoming. The house is very well equipped with everything from toys for my young son to a cool box and parasol for the beach. The welcome pack was a lovely addition and more than expected. We travelled with a 4 year old and two elderly relatives (85 years old) the house suited both age groups.

There are so many nice things to be said about this villa, we will certainly be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed home, great pool, great views. Close to great beaches and restaurants but far enough away to relax in privacy

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A truly special villa

  • 5 of 5

I can not recommend this villa highly enough. I spent Easter week at Tomasina and Jasper's beautiful house along with my husband, two young children and our friends and their two kids. We all agreed it was one of our happiest holidays. The villa is not only beautiful and well designed, it is also homely and very well equipped , with good quality linen, lots of towels, loads of kitchen equipment, interesting art and history books and plenty of toys and films for the children. The views, the garden and pool area are stunning and our children were in heaven - playing on the rope swing, going off on mad cross country adventures and swimming in the pool. Tomasina and Jasper were also very kind and generous hosts. We promised ourselves that we would return!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous place

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at this property with friends. The location is lovely with views to the sea. We didn't spend much time in Mojacar because it was so nice to stay at the house! The villa was great, really generously appointed and stylish. Everything we needed was provided. Best of all, our kids were able to run free around the extensive grounds. They played in the kids 'Den' outside, went off on adventures in the hills, swam in the pool and generally had a lot of freedom and fun. We loved every minute of our holiday and will be sure to return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Close to of Apeldoorn (midst of The Netherlands)

One of a kind - very special

  • 4 of 5

Having rented a lot of villas and other house types in Spain and other countries, we found the house of Tomasina and Jasper very special. Very private and yet close to the beach, the mountains and some nice villages, we enjoyed every day of our 14 days holiday. Especially the swimming pool area (with its view to the sea and the bizar mountains surrounding) we like a lot. We have felt very welcome, nothing was 'too much' , the house is both simple and stylish, and we would highly recommend people to go to the Almeria area. Less touristic, beautiful nature, very nice wine and superb, affordable food (tapas)...Warm regards, Rob and Meta, The Netherlands

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

My husband and I completely renovated this property and lived in it for many years. It is not just a house but a home! It is situated in a beautiful, tranquil setting yet close to the amenities in both Mojacar and Carboneras.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Almeria at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bar Torres, local bar at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Macenas Golf at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Almeria at 70 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A-7 Almería - Murcia at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : El Molino at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada, Granada at 269 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Macenas at 2.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

The house is between Sopalmo and Macenas beach, 4 km from Mojacar Playa. It has wonderful views of the surrounding valley and down to the sea, just over a kilometre away. The dramatic and spectacular natural park of Cabo de Gata is is nearby and it is only a 20 minute drive to Agua Amarga, the first of many pretty fishing villages in the natural park. Mojácar Playa and village with all the amenities they offer are a few minutes away by car. Macenas golf course is only a kilometre down the valley. Granada is two hours away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season
30 Oct 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
2 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May bank holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 2 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
3 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Season
11 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
16 Jul 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
29 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £253

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 30-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

We built this house as a home and it has unique features such as the wooden ceilings, terracotta floors, large windows to make the most of the wonderful views let in lots of light.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, En suite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Bathrooms are decorated with hand made glazed tiles. The en suite bathroom has 2 basins and a separate walk-in shower.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, with en suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans, mosquito netting on the windows and great views.


  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace


  • Self-catering

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