Art Colour Gardens Interiors U.K

Charleston Farm House – Home to the Bloomsbury set

Home to artist Vanessa Bell (the sister of Virginia Woolf) and her husband Clive Bell, members of the Bloomsbury set, it was started as their country retreat to entertain artists, writers and intellectuals, later becoming their full time home. The house it self became an extension of their art, becoming a work of art itself.

Charleston House

The Drawing Room

The studio

John Maynard Keynes Bedroom – such a regular visitor he acquired his own room

Clive Bell’s Study

The Dining Room

The Library

A Guest Bedroom window

And now for a wander round the gorgeous garden

The lady of the lake – sculptures by Vanessa Bell

To read more about the history of the garden visit:

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  • Reply {lovely little things} May 12, 2009 at 5:39 am

    I’ve always wanted to go to South Carolina, but have never been. Everything looks so beautiful there, rich colors, the history, you’re making me want to fly there now!

  • Reply Vanya @ Endless Inspiration May 12, 2009 at 7:05 am

    It’s actually in East Sussex in England, even more history 🙂

  • Reply lily-g May 12, 2009 at 8:22 am

    I just love the history of these beautiful homes x

  • Reply OLIVEAUX May 13, 2009 at 1:29 pm

    A gorgeous old house and I love the gardens too. Ax

  • Reply timelesshome annika May 15, 2009 at 3:55 pm

    one year as a blogger come visit you may have a chanse to win

  • Reply JVG May 15, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    That’s funny, Charleston is my great grandparents house! I’ve been meaning to visit again for ages, and your post has given me a good reminder. Thanks!

  • Reply Amber May 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm


  • Reply Anonymous November 24, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    ive been there my self its a really loverly place, and its stunning in summer/autumn. really recommend it to anyone who loves art and the history of art. im an art student myself, i went there with no expectations to be ‘wowd’ however i surprisingly learnt a lot, and its obvious the people working there really enjoy telling the stories and know what they’re talking about.

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