About this listing
LUXURY ALCHEMIST* RETREAT STAY at contemporary art GALLERY BEAUTIFUL : : for art lovers of alchemy : Stunning grade II listed manor set in enchanting National Trust The Courts Garden : Only 15mins from Bath, Wiltshire : 1hr 15mins from London by train :
GALLERY BEAUTIFUL is an alchemist's playground : :
1–3 month LUXURY ALCHEMISTS* RESIDENCY RETREAT STAYS : :
*fine artists, sculptors, ceramicists, photographers, actors, dancers, musicians, singers, composers, writers, poets, dreamers, creators, thinkers and doers : :
Our luxurious residency retreat offers freedom to explore, contemplate and conjure within a idyllic tranquil setting : Enrich your life and your practice : Take time to be still, observe and go within : Nurture your inner connection with yourself and nature : Allow inspiration to flow and experience a magical way of being : :
Stay in a stylish double bedroom with stunning views of the gardens, a writing desk and free wifi for only £395 per week : Create in your own private studio space for an additional £45 per week : (Painting, sculpting etc in bedroom is not permitted.)
£55 per room, per person, per night : Minimum one month stays : :
If showing as 'unavailable' please contact us as to check availability : :
When you're not busy conjuring, contemplating, creating, exploring or just being, make yourselves at home : Relax, read books by the fire in the drawing room or watching movies in the attic snug : Get toasty by the cosy kitchen aga and bake something : Raid the dressing up box and get inventive : Chat over fine wine & local cheeses in the butler's pantry or play poker into the night : Or come along to a fun local event – Art Openings, Meditation Evenings, Art Film Nights, Inspiring Talks, Supper Club and more : :
Interaction with guests
GALLERY BEAUTIFUL : : is our home as well as place of business, so we'll be milling about conjuring, creating and playing too : We're around for picnics, fun and forward roll races during our down time, although Peony's record is pretty hard to beat...
Other things to note
Room only – no food provided.
One person per room (negotiable).
Sorry, no children or pets allowed.
Minimum of a one month (4 week) bookings.
Maximum of three month (12 week) bookings.
Please look after our home as you would your own.
Please respect our privacy, just as we respect yours.
Please do not smoke in the house or put your butts in the flower beds.
Please do not pick the flowers or fruit in the garden.
Please do not block the driveway as the gardeners need access. There is plenty of off street parking.
Please do not play ball games in the garden.
Please picnic in the arboretum only.
Strictly no dogs allowed in the garden.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
GALLERY BEAUTIFUL : : Alchemist-in-Chief and fine artist Sonya sprinkles a little magic wherever she goes : Her latest creation Gallery Beautiful – an enchanting creative escape for joyful alchemists – is putting heart back into art : Gallery Beautiful's Alchemist Retreat offers an elegant, tranquil space to nurture your inner connection : contemplate, conjure and create : :
Sonya's paints by 'cosmosis' – her otherworldly iridescent oil paintings are subtly absorbed minglings with universal forces – empyrean
consciousness expressing itself : Like space, Sonya's paintings expand in all directions, off canvas onto couture, fabric, objet, wallpapier and papier as five unparalleled collections in the art, interiors and luxury lifestyle arena : :
Sonya's recognised as a prolific contemporary bespoke creator of highly collectable hand-painted and limited edition pieces : :