On The Pros & Cons of a Life Built On The Soil

The coronavirus pandemic has encouraged a lot of city dwellers to embrace life in the countryside. Remote work arrangement has made their dreams possible. They can make the most of the time outside the house without fearing unwanted interactions with crowds. 

There’s also something deeply satisfying about going back to a rural living. It is in our roots. People are made to enjoy life built on the soil. Yet, if you’ve moved recently into a cosy cottage in a small hamlet or a remote location, you are probably wondering if the challenges of a soil-based lifestyle were worth the effort. There are challenges, it’s no use denying it. But most of the issues people face have to do with lack of preparation. 

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4 Fun Things To Know About Living In the Countryside

The city has the bright lights, it’s true, and the excitement and diversity that cosmopolitan spaces allow mean it’s a popular choice for people looking to live life to the fullest. However, though the countryside might not be quite as bright in the traditional sense, it does offer a great deal of enjoyment that can give anyone’s lifestyle a significant boost. If you’re thinking of moving from the city to the countryside, then take a read of the below, where we’ll outline some of the fun things to know.

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5 Great Reasons to Live in the Countryside

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If you are looking to move to a new home, you probably have your mind made up over whether you want to live in an urban area or a rural one. And if you’re a city dweller, you probably have no interest in moving to the countryside. After all, you’re going to be far away from all shops and entertainment, the transport links are rubbish, and you’ll probably have to learn how to deal with spiders in your home and how to stop foxes pooping in gardens.

But this isn’t the reality at all. It’s perfectly possible to live in the beautiful English countryside while still leading an exciting, social and busy lifestyle. More and more people are leaving the fast pace of city living to move to more peaceful areas of the country.

If you are still undecided, here are five fantastic reasons to live in the countryside. Read more

Curb Appeal For Country Homes – What You Should Know

Whether you just want to arrive home to a beautiful sight, or you’re looking to sell your country home, making sure your curb appeal is on point is important. Not only will your curb appeal play a big part in what your home is valued at and whether it has the potential to sell, you don’t want to get home to a run down place each day. The outside of your home tends to set the tone before you even set inside, for both the homeowner and guests.  Read more

Going Rural: Adjusting To Life In The Countryside

You’re likely reading this article because you’re fed up of living in the big smoke and long for countryside living. Despite its small size on a map of the world, Britain has plenty of areas that are rural and away from the hustle and bustle of major towns and cities.

There are a plethora of benefits to countryside living, some of which you can read about here on this blog. But, it’s worth mentioning that you’ll have to make some adjustments to your lifestyle depending on how rural you want to go. Read more