Buying a home is a major life goal that most people want to achieve at some stage. The property will be your biggest financial asset. Moreover, there’s nothing quite like having the stability and control of your own home.
More and more people are moving to the country to make this a reality, for financial reasons as well as lifestyle incentives. If you’re eager to join them, focusing on the following factors will serve you well.Read more
There are a wealth of benefits of living in the countryside; the unbeatable fresh air, the rolling hills and dense trees as far as the eye can see, and the tranquility that comes with being away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. Whilst you take in all of nature’s beauty around you, it’s hard not to want to be more eco-friendly. After all, you form an indescribable connection with the world around you, and preserving it should be at the top of your list.
But how can you be more eco-friendly when you live in the sticks? We’ve put together some top tips for those looking to give their rural locations something back.
The rural life has plenty of tremendous benefits. You’re surrounded by plenty of gorgeous greenery, clean air, and nowhere near the amount of litter and disturbance you get in more crowded areas. However, old country homes might not be the most convenient and comfortable of places, especially when you first get them. Here, we’re going to look at how you can upgrade and update your country home without sacrificing any of that good old rural charm.
Are you fed up of the hustle and bustle of the city? The congestion, the pollution, the crime and the noise? Maybe you want a more wholesome place to raise your family, and live in safer and more pleasant surroundings. If so, a move to the countryside makes sense, however as with anything there are pros and cons to consider. Here are a few things to think about if you’re toying with the idea of moving from a city to the country.Read more
April is here, spring is upon us, which means lots of long days spent in the garden are ahead. With Jacob being at school now, and Noah now going to nursery for three mornings a week, I will also have the garden all to myself for a few hours a week – heaven! Well, I will be sharing it with a dog now, also…
We moved into this house one and a half years ago, and have done quite a bit of work on the garden already; but, we still don’t have it near where we want it. I know we will get there eventually though, and I hope we can put some work into it this summer, so it is all ready for us to enjoy completely next year! Read more