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Venus in the 4th House – Home is Where the Heart is

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Venus in the 4th house cultivates class and style within the realm of home and hearth. With this placement, home is truly where the heart is, and there is a promoted interest in home decor, interior design and the general beautification of one’s dwelling-place, living space, or place of residence. In astrology, the planet Venus signifies love, grace, goodwill, beauty and other things that make us happy and blissful. When Venus occupies the fourth house, it highlights a lovely domestic life. The 4th house is ruled by cancer and governs the family, home life, domesticity, and the past and is greatly supported by the comfort-focused and aesthetic influence of Venus.

Here, the beautifying energy of Venus serves to enhance the home and promotes a gracious and charming domestic life. Venus engenders an eagerness to express affection and make others feel welcome. It desires to reach out and unify the people who live under the same roof and bridge the divides that separate them. Food and drink and sensual delights abound when the fourth house is occupied by Venus. Furthermore, venus in house 4 encourages reconciliation and compassion for loved ones. There’s a focus on creating a loving home that is also visually appealing. The home is a sanctuary and castle of beauty that contains all the elements necessary for happiness.


Individuals whose natal chart features Venus in the 4th house are bound to have fond memories of a pleasant childhood. They have a soft spot for domestic life even if their sun is in a sign like Sagittarius or Aries. These individuals care a great deal about managing their home environment and making it appealing and comfortable for both themselves and visitors. They likely have a flair for home decor and interior design. They love to beautify and enhance their living space and showcase their personality and tasteful eye through the fixtures and collectibles that adorn their haven. Their love of home may extend to an interest in real estate and the art of building design. They salivate over the gorgeous homes of others and draw inspiration that will invariably be applied to that of their own.

People with Venus in the 4th are likely to enjoy entertaining guests at their abodes. They are hospitable and generous hosts who will do their best to make people feel comfortable and at ease. People with this placement are also inclined to take pleasure in catering to others and providing a source of comfort and strength. They want to create a harmonious atmosphere and fill their spaces with beautiful things. They really know how to make a house into a home and give an inviting touch. People with Venus in the 4th love to shop for their homes and pick out cool and interesting items that will enhance and spruce up their domain. They are inclined to splurge on purchases and have a good eye for color scheme and layout. They may harbor a special appreciation for architectural styles both modern and classical.

Men and women with their Venus in the 4th house are also fond of the past and are likely to have experienced a loving and pleasant childhood filled with beautiful memories. Their ties and bonds to family are likely to be strong especially their mother. Unless their Venus is badly aspected with their moon (the natural ruler of the 4th house), it is likely that these individuals will be blessed with a beautiful and affectionate maternal figure who encourages, loves and accepts them unconditionally. The household may have an artistically supportive atmosphere and an air of elegance and refinement. Incense and music are likely to be on display and the kitchen is always emanating tantalizing aromas of great food.

Additionally, Venus in house 4 fosters a deep love for one’s heritage and family roots. People with this placement in their charts are bound to possess a sense of patriotism and heartfelt pride in their homeland and cultural backgrounds. They seek to memorialize and promote traditions and important figures connected to their group affiliations. To this end, they desire to unify and galvanize and will attempt to resolve in-group contentions and conflicts using diplomacy and tact. They take comfort and consolation in having a strong and beautiful cultural group to belong to. Furthermore, those who have been kind and caring towards them are likely to be included as part of their “extended family”. They can be very inclusive and prize love and loyalty as among their highest family values.

People with Venus in the 4th house derive emotional satisfaction and peace of mind from the quality of their home life. Their home is their sanctuary and they will devote a lot of time and energy into developing and making it as enchanting as possible. They strive to create harmony and balance through the style and placement of the objects and people in their homes. Feng shui is something that will likely appeal to them and be utilized for that purpose. Their lifestyles are characterized by a fondness for relaxing and soothing activities and the sharing of love and affection.


When Venus passes through the 4th house, it will stimulate and inspire the expression of love and affection within the home. During this time, relations with family members are likely to be positive and edifying. There is a lot of sharing caring and positive reinforcement going and many conflicts may find resolution or at least a temporary reprieve. It is similar to the effect that Christmas has on people in engendering goodwill and love towards one another. This can be an auspicious time for family get-togethers and quality time with loved ones. If there have been disputes between family members, reconciliation can be achieved.

Your heart is more generous at this time and better able to understand and consider other people’s perspectives and respond to them with compassion and empathy. Moreover, there may be an increase in sentimentality and a desire to reach out and reconnect with estranged family members. Venus in the 4th house fosters family togetherness and promotes the strengthening of the bonds that join them. There may be a renewed interest in ancestry and a desire to revisit and enjoy nostalgic moments through video footage and family photo albums.

At this time you may also be inclined to share your home or entertain guests. Ultimately, also get invited to other people’s houses add experience a very pleasant and hospitable time there. Family and friends are welcome and there’s a lot of positive and affectionate energy going around. When Venus transits the 4th house, this may be an opportune time to make real estate purchases or investments related to your home and personal property such as refinancing the house. You may be inspired to make cosmetic changes to your home such as redecorating bedrooms, painting walls a new color or maybe purchasing some new furniture from Ikea.


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In: San Francisco (CA) (United States)
Sun: 5°45′ Pisces AS: 22°17′ Virgo
Moon: 7°45′ Aries MC: 21°19′ Gemini

Justin Bieber – Born: March 1, 1994
In: London, Ontario (Canada)
Sun: 10°25′ Pisces AS: 29°02′ Scorpio
Moon: 24°38′ Libra MC: 15°25′ Virgo

Britney Spears – Born: December 2, 1981
In: McComb (MS) (United States)
Sun: 10°02′ Sagittarius AS: 2°41′ Libra
Moon: 12°23′ Aquarius MC: 2°51′ Cancer

Ariana Grande – Born: June 26, 1993
In: Boca Raton (FL) (United States)
Sun: 5°25′ Cancer AS: 20°56′ Capricorn
Moon: 6°49′ Libra MC: 6°24′ Scorpio

Harry Styles – Born: February 1, 1994
In: Redditch (United Kingdom)
Sun: 11°54′ Aquarius AS: 28°12′ Libra
Moon: 11°08′ Libra MC: 8°07′ Leo

Amy Winehouse – Born: September 14, 1983
In: Enfield, London (United Kingdom)
Sun: 21°29′ Virgo AS: 17°46′ Gemini
Moon: 0°26′ Capricorn MC: 12°01′ Aquarius

Pamela Anderson – Born: July 1, 1967
In: Ladysmith, BC (Canada)
Sun: 8°56′ Cancer AS: 22°13′ Gemini
Moon: 27°15′ Aries MC: 19°35′ Aquarius

Elizabeth Taylor – Born: February 27, 1932
In: Hampstead, London (United Kingdom)
Sun: 7°18′ Pisces AS: 13°16′ Sagittarius
Moon: 15°45′ Scorpio MC: 14°12′ Libra

Russell Crowe – Born: April 7, 1964
In: Wellington (New Zealand)
Sun: 16°47′ Aries AS: 20°33′ Aquarius
Moon: 1°51′ Aquarius MC: 12°07′ Scorpio

Jake Gyllenhaal – Born: December 19, 1980
In: Los Angeles (CA) (United States)
Sun: 28°26′ Sagittarius AS: 12°13′ Leo
Moon: 7°02′ Gemini MC: 4°56′ Taurus

Bob Marley – Born: February 6, 1945
In: Kingston (Jamaica)
Sun: 17°10′ Aquarius AS: 15°19′ Sagittarius
Moon: 27°12′ Scorpio MC: 21°06′ Virgo

Helena Blavatsky – Born: August 12, 1831
In: Ekaterinslav (Russia)
Sun: 18°29′ Leo AS: 19°31′ Cancer
Moon: 9°31′ Libra MC: 23°24′ Pisces

Halle Berry – Born: August 14, 1966
In: Cleveland (OH) (United States)
Sun: 21°53′ Leo AS: 20°05′ Taurus
Moon: 3°11′ Leo MC: 29°03′ Capricorn

Isaac Newton – Born: January 4, 1643
In: Woolsthorpe (United Kingdom)
Sun: 13°41′ Capricorn AS: 26°17′ Libra
Moon: 2°28′ Cancer MC: 5°40′ Leo

Ted Bundy – Born: November 24, 1946
In: Burlington (VT) (United States)
Sun: 2°16′ Sagittarius AS: 25°02′ Leo
Moon: 17°41′ Sagittarius MC: 16°29′ Taurus

Katie Holmes – Born: December 18, 1978
In: Toledo (OH) (United States)
Sun: 26°50′ Sagittarius AS: 22°19′ Leo
Moon: 17°12′ Leo MC: 14°15′ Taurus

Richard Gere – Born: August 31, 1949
In: Philadelphia (PA) (United States)
Sun: 7°30′ Virgo AS: 13°21′ Cancer
Moon: 13°10′ Sagittarius MC: 23°23′ Pisces

Vincent Cassel – Born: November 23, 1966
In: Paris 15e (France)
Sun: 1°09′ Sagittarius AS: 14°31′ Leo
Moon: 13°22′ Aries MC: 29°16′ Aries

Stephen Hawking – Born: January 8, 1942
In: Oxford (United Kingdom)
Sun: 17°09′ Capricorn AS: 26°37′ Libra
Moon: 19°53′ Virgo MC: 5°36′ Leo

Vanessa Hudgens – Born: December 14, 1988
In: Salinas (CA) (United States)
Sun: 23°28′ Sagittarius AS: 22°32′ Leo
Moon: 10°17′ Pisces MC: 16°39′ Taurus

Aleister Crowley – Born: October 12, 1875
In: Leamington (United Kingdom)
Sun: 19°14′ Libra AS: 8°00′ Leo
Moon: 22°48′ Pisces MC: 16°25′ Aries

Daniel Day-Lewis – Born: April 29, 1957
In: London (United Kingdom)
Sun: 8°24′ Taurus AS: 0°12′ Capricorn
Moon: 26°34′ Aries MC: 5°33′ Scorpio

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One thought on “Venus in the 4th House – Home is Where the Heart is

  1. Very shallow, cookie cutter, copy/paste astrology. Yawn. I have venus in 4th, and had a horrendous childhood.

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