Country Escape : August 2014

Welsh Border Life

Whether it’s a quaint cottage or a rustic farmhouse, you’ll know what makes your ideal home. Jules ponders what ‘perfect’ means when it comes to property

It’s six am, a bright and beautiful day is dawning, and the early morning light is flooding my room. Through the windows I can see hills outlined on the horizon as the sunshine gradually lifts the curtain of darkness. The landscape is incomparably beautiful, laced with miles of dry stone walls and ancient farmsteads. Today, I’m in the Yorkshire Dales, ready to head out with a pair of eager house buyers determined to find their perfect home in which to ‘escape to the country’. But what’s the perfect home really like?

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