Moving To A Quieter Life…

You may have seen recently that we are moving house. This move will mean that we are closer to Alice’s school and we will be able to walk there every day.

Now I wouldn’t say that we are going to be ‘out in the sticks’, but we are moving to a village where life will be quieter. Andy only said yesterday as we were getting out of the car and an ambulance when racing up the hill, that we won’t have that for much longer.

I’ve never lived in a village before, unlike Andy who grew up in one, and I am looking forward to the change of life that it will bring us. The woodland walks right on our doorstep, the park that we can walk to, the village post office where I can pop and get a pint of milk when we run out. All these things make me happy that we decided to make this move for our family.

There is so much to consider when moving home, does the area have gas, electricity or oil. Something that I just took for granted that all houses would have. But my parents in law live in a village and they have an LPG Gas tank, it is buried under the ground so you don’t see it. But I was not even aware that this is something they had, as it opened my eyes when we were looking to move to a village. Thankfully we won’t be needing this, but these are the things that you need to look for when buying a home.

And there are going to be things that I will miss when we move. Not having the retail park ten minutes from our house where I can pop for a coffee and do a bit of shopping. But its ok as there is always online shopping and I now have the perfect excuse to buy a coffee machine. Plus the house has a built in wifi box, which is what every blogger wants to hear…

As we get closer to moving day I get more and more excited about it. I adore the house we are moving too and I am excited about the new life that we will have.


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  1. 11/11/2016 / 09:18

    I love village life. We live in a town at the moment but I grew up in a beautiful little village and hope to move back there soon as it’s where Libby is in school.
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  2. 11/11/2016 / 10:32

    Village life is perfect when you have kids! And looks like the place is amazing, can’t wait to see photos 🙂
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  3. 11/11/2016 / 15:56

    I live in a village and it is a lovely place to bring up Children. I never thought I would leave my home town of Liverpool, but now living where I do I can’t imagine moving back xx
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  4. 11/11/2016 / 20:11

    Whoo sounds lovely, lots of new and exciting times ahead! Enjoy your move 🙂

  5. 12/11/2016 / 03:45

    We literally just moved this week! We live in a city but we’re on the otskirts in suburbia as I like the combination of having access to the city but not being right in the middle – so we have lots of parks and open space on our doorstep! I grew up in the sticks and up until becoming a teenager, I loved it! You and your family will love it! x

  6. 12/11/2016 / 10:14

    How exciting! I’ve never lived in a village but think it would be ideal with kids. I look forward to hearing about your move and how you get on in your new setting. Ruth xx

  7. 12/11/2016 / 20:13

    Oh how exciting! I grew up in a village and have lived in one most of my life – I love it. Kaz x

  8. Living in a village would be lovely to bring children up In! I lived in one when I was younger and it was a bad experience as we were seen ass outsiders so we had to move but I think if I found the right place if love to move there! Good luck!

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  9. 13/11/2016 / 14:38

    I won’t have a Britmums train buddy if I go again next year then 😉 Happy for you lovely, growing up down here in Cornwall I am definitely more into the quieter villages. Cities and big towns are fun to visit, but I definitely prefer the quiet life.

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  10. 13/11/2016 / 22:53

    It does sound nice but I have to admit village life is not for me. Best of luck with your move.

  11. It will be perfect. We are in a tiny village, in the sticks and I LOVE it. Definitely much happier now than when I lived in a busy town. Good luck with the move xx

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