Natal Venus in the 4th House

When the warm rays of Venus shine through the 4th house of a natal chart, the basis of one’s existence is illuminated. The childhood years, the domestic life, the atmosphere that prevails in one’s home are receiving the planet’s positive vibrations and become areas of peace and comfort. This placement can create a housecat personality; such a native will prefer to stay at home than to go outside.

The benefic planet gives great inspiration to the native to decorate their home; their everyday surroundings are considered very important and natives with Venus in the 4th house adore investing their time to make them look beautiful. They are very emotionally attached to them and love bringing their friends so that their home becomes a venue filled with joy and happiness. Visits will be very frequent, and the native enjoys preparing the atmosphere and the food to be served. They crave for security concerning their home; a comfortable and cozy place to live makes their everyday reality a lot more positive. They cannot stand discord and chaos concerning their place, and they need it tidy and clean. They have a general tendency to buy luxurious things for decoration, and can also spend a big amount of money on electronic devices and other technology that make their home functional.

The less dominant parent of the native, who often is the mother, is very beautiful and charming. This, along with the parent’s smooth character, creates sweet childhood memories. The native keeps the family’s traditions, and will carefully keep any relics transferred to him from his ancestors. Many times, these relics become an important part of their house’s decoration as well, occupying some central place in the room and exposed for every visitor to see.

There are many memories about the childhood years and a nostalgic attitude towards them. The Venus in the 4th house person will try to recreate such a good atmosphere for his own family too; the love he received during his young age has formed roots deep in his soul and will give birth to a similar kind of tree for his descendants. If Venus is negatively aspected, then the native risks being upset because other people and his family do not really appreciate the atmosphere that he tries to create. He invests a lot into their joy; they seem to take that for granted or even not pay any attention. In such situations, the native with Venus in the 4th house can develop a passive-aggressive behavior; this is frequent when Venus forms a square with natal Mars.

Both during the childhood and the teen years, people who have Venus in the fourth house are receiving a lot of financial help from their family. When Venus is very strong by placement and aspect, there is a possibility of avalanches of money, connected to property sales, agricultural businesses, mines, and lands. Natives with such a Venus condition should definitely follow real estate occupations. In case that Jupiter is in conjunction, trine or sextile with Venus, the results are furthermore enhanced, while a positive aspect with Uranus will make this windfall of money sudden and unexpected.

People with Venus in the 4th house are compassionate and will do everything to help other people, even strangers. This Venus position will protect their love affairs, as their house becomes a sanctuary of romantic feelings. The home becomes a fountain of love and inspiration; it also affects positively any kind of occupation where the native works from his own house.

To sum up, this is a very positive placement which functions from the early stages of the individual’s life, and also grants beautiful old age. The person might pass his last years concentrating on taking care of his back yard, taking care of his flowers and enjoying his fairy tale in the world that he has created with his own hands. This might be the dream of many people; for fourth house Venus people though, it is a reality that is definite to come.

Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.

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Rachel Harr

My house Venus falls under is the fourth, but it’s also in Scorpio and is intercepted. Should these traits still apply to me? Because overall it doesn’t sound much like me and I’m thinking it’s because of my previously mentioned traits for my Venus placement.


Hmmm I think it might still apply but it’s probably very subtle and maybe in a scorpionic/plutonic way (sounds contradictory I know). For instance, maybe your home life was harmonious but there were lots of secrets that family members hid from each other?

I’m not quite sure😅


My Venus is in 4th but Jupiter and Saturn squares my Venus. Does it mean i wont do well with real estate business?


this is definitely me ❤ I have 4th house stellium sometimes I feel more Cancer than Aries..