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The ingredients of calm

+ a contemplation chamber buried into the hillside where one is invited to lie down in a blank cavernous zone and purify and train the mind on true essentials .
+ an outside contemplation zone enabling the user to repeat the exercise with the Welsh mountains as a backdrop .
+ a generous living area , large bathrooms , bedrooms , cupboards and common areas allow for both complete privacy and – when it ’ s desired – sociability and communion .
+ a library bedroom , lined with some of the most therapeutic works of eastern and western literature
+ a music bedroom , with a suitably generous music systems and a carefully curated selection of transcendent and calming music from all ages and genres .
+ a bathing bedroom which provides a room-based bathing platform in which to lie and reassess existence with the help of views onto a welsh valley
+ the house is placed at the nexus of a sequence of walks curated by the artist Hamish Fulton , so that at certain points in the retreat , you can invigorate the body in order further to soothe the mind .
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The ingredients of calm + a contemplation chamber buried into the hillside where one is invited to lie down in a blank cavernous zone and purify and train the mind on true essentials. + an outside contemplation zone enabling the user to repeat the exercise with the Welsh mountains as a backdrop. + a generous living area, large bathrooms, bedrooms, cupboards and common areas allow for both complete privacy and – when it’s desired – sociability and communion. + a library bedroom, lined with some of the most therapeutic works of eastern and western literature + a music bedroom, with a suitably generous music systems and a carefully curated selection of transcendent and calming music from all ages and genres. + a bathing bedroom which provides a room-based bathing platform in which to lie and reassess existence with the help of views onto a welsh valley + the house is placed at the nexus of a sequence of walks curated by the artist Hamish Fulton, so that at certain points in the retreat, you can invigorate the body in order further to soothe the mind. 27