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By Christine Pemberton

You know that expression “Far from the madding crowd”? Well, it could have been specifically coined for The Artist’s House, a very special place that we here at bringhomestories absolutely love.
Published: 26th May 2016.

Artists' House Goa Image

Welcome to The Artist’s House, tucked away in a tiny Goan village. It doesn’t get much more far from the madding crowd than Dandos Wadda village. Trust us.

Artists' House Goa Image

Shilpa and Pradeep Naik are well-known Goan artists, and they built their home in Dandos Wadda. The spacious house is full of their art, antiques from Goa and fun things like this table painted by Pradeep.

Artists' House Goa Image

The Naiks built an artist’s studio into their artist’s house - logical, really - but what this means is that when you stay in this rental property, you can use their studio, which comes complete with paints and canvases. We can’t honestly think of a better invitation to rediscover yourself, than a holiday home with an art studio. A dream come true for most city folk.

Artists' House Goa Image

The Artist’s House is full of art, and its not pretentious intimidating art, but welcoming. We absolutely adore the bathroom art.

Artists' House Goa Image

Art and antiques sit with each other comfortably blurring the lines between history and the contemporary. Like these antique dark green feni bottles, all sedately lined up in a row.

Artists' House Goa Image

The bedrooms evoke the slow languid pace of Goan life, with their Portuguese style 4 poster beds, gentle draperies. There are three bedrooms and the Naik’s art is an integral part of every room in this home.

Artists' House Goa Image

Art within and the pretty countryside and paddy fields without. And don’t forget that the quiet, relatively undiscovered beaches of north Goa are just a few minutes short drive away.

Artists' House Goa Image

Relaxation and unwinding are a given here in this peaceful home.

Artists' House Goa Image

And, this beautiful kitchen is full with the right tools and creative charm for those interested in cooking the local Goan delicacies.

Want to visit the Artists' House?

Get in touch with paul@bringhomestories.com for more information!





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