In 2014 the former wine estate Mas els Igols was bought and refurbished by artists and owners Iris Tonies & Arnout Krediet. In total the farm now has room for maximum 10 artists in 7 rooms. The rooms are decorated by hand made objects and art and furniture from the private collection of residency owners Iris & Arnout. The personal touch give you a welcome and homely feeling.
F27 is situated in the former living quarters for land workers. Facts:
F27: The name of the Trimaran sailing boat Iris & captain Arnout sailed 30.000 miles with across the seven seas.
Single bedroom Sot is situated in the former kitchen area for the landworkers. Facts:
Sot: French for fool and known for the best part of the chicken ‘Sot l’y laisse’ (the fool who leaves it) also the name of a high end restaurant where owners Iris and Arnout worked for many years learning about wine, good food and the ins and outs of hospitality.
This beautiful room in a former vineyard tool area has recently been suited for comfortable living. Facts:
Melquiades: Character from the book ‘100 years of solitude’ by Colombian writer Garcia Marquez & the name of the former house of the residency owners, a 16,5m. classic sailing yacht.
This spacious former oil pressing area has recently been suited for comfortable living. Facts:
'Lamens' creatively translates from Dutch into ‘the human’ and is also the last name of an inspiring woman for us.
Ithaka is situated on the first floor overlooking the vineyards and sunset. Facts:
Ithaka: On a pebbled beach in a romantic little bay on Ithaka Iris proposed to Arnout after cooking the catch of the day on an improvised open fire, and they sailed on together.
This very large double + 1 room on the first floor can be adapted for an artist couple with a child. Facts:
On the cliff carrying Apollo's temple Arnout proposed to Iris overlooking the bright blue Aegean sea. And they sailed on together.