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Escape to the Country (BHA Style)

Get a dose of country living with this fantastic sampling of UK properties

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Are you considering a move to the countryside? The UK has no shortage of beautiful rural properties that offer a peaceful and serene lifestyle. From charming cottages nestled in rolling hills to grand manors with sweeping gardens, there is a home for every taste and budget. Many of these properties have been carefully restored and renovated, maintaining their original character and charm while also offering modern amenities.

But living in the countryside is about more than just a picturesque home. It offers an opportunity to embrace a different way of life, with open spaces and fresh air right outside your doorstep. Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat or a spacious family home, the countryside has something for everyone.

When searching for your dream country home, it's important to consider the history and culture of the region. Each area has its own unique character and charm, and learning about the local community will help you make an informed decision. Additionally, it's important to keep in mind that living in the countryside may come with different challenges than living in the city, such as access to amenities and services.

So, if you're ready to fall in love with the country lifestyle, we recommend you start with a scouting trip to explore the beautiful rural properties Great Britain has to offer. In the meantime, take a look at these beauties we found, and let your imagination run wild as you picture yourself living in these dreamy countryside homes...


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£160,000 | 1 Bed + 1 Bath

Graigadwywynt Wales

From the listing : "If you are looking for a charming and characterful cottage in a quiet and peaceful area then look no further. Ty Capel is a well presented one bedroom cottage of character in the picturesque village of Graigadwywynt only a short distance away from the market town of Ruthin. The property comprises kitchen, living room, bathroom, bedroom, walk in dressing room and gardens which provide fabulous views of the adjoining countryside and hillsides beyond. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the character and charm of this property."

Source: Williams Estates

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£175,000 | 3 Beds + 1 Bath

Keith, Scotland

From the Listing: "We are delighted to offer this two/ three bedroom home for sale within the peaceful rural area of Towiemore. Lying close to the larger town of Keith (the "Friendly Toon) this property is ideally placed for those looking to enjoy a quieter pace of life with plenty of woodland walks on the doorstep while also being close to supermarkets, primary and secondary education leisure facilities and Keith railway station with regular services to Aberdeen and Inverness. "

Source: Purple Bricks

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£1,100 per Month | 3 Beds + 2 Baths

West Anstey, England

From the Listing: "Dunsley Mill Barn is set in the southern foothills of Exmoor about 2 miles from West Anstey which has a Parish Church and a good local community. The nearby town of Dulverton is well known as The Gateway to Exmoor and offers a variety of shops, post office, chemist, doctors, veterinary and dental surgeries, library, primary school and three churches. The larger market town of South Molton is about nine miles to the west. "

  • Available Mid January 2023

  • Three Double Bedrooms

  • Wood Burning Stove

  • Open Plan Downstairs

  • Parking For Two Cars

  • 1 Pet Considered (Terms Apply)

  • 6 Months Plus

  • Deposit: £1,269.00

  • Council Tax Band TBC

  • Tenant Fees Apply

Source: Stags Estate Agents


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$104 per Night | 1 Bed + 1 Bath

Llandanwg, Wales

Romantic and cosy cottage vacation rental with countryside views, near to the beach and mountains

From the Listing: Ty Golchi is our most recent project and was completed in June 2019. Ty Golchi translates to 'Wash House' in English. Sure enough this Grade ll cottage started it's humble beginnings in the 1750's as the wash house to Ty'n Llan which is the parish house of Llanfair.

Ty Golchi has been completely renovated this year and has been transformed into a cosy and romantic one bedroom property. the lounge is open plan to the kitchen and dining area. There is a separate bedroom with a lovely en suite shower room. The cottage holds a wealth of charm, to include natural stone, a welsh oak 'A' frame beam and three foot thick walls. The refurbishment has been completed with modern fittings, mixing old and new, the kitchen is well fitted with everything that you will need for a self catering holiday and the bathroom has a fully tiled double shower with high rain shower and separate hand held shower head. All of the furniture is new, and the soft furnishings have been sourced to add a touch of luxury and colour.

This is the perfect place to sit back, let your shoulders drop and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this stunning place. With little light pollution, you can stargaze long into the night, and if you’re lucky, you’ll hear the owls wake up as you wind down.

You have the choice of two beaches within walking distance, or just a two minute drive away.

Harlech, with its castle, stunning beach and world famous links golf course, Royal St. David, is just over a mile away.

The breathtaking Snowdonia National Park is right on your doorstep and the seaside resorts of Barmouth and Criccieth are also within easy reach.

There’s also Porthmadog, where you can hop onto the Ffestiniog railway, sit back, and enjoy the stunning scenery and be taken back in time as the world famous steam train chugs its way through the mountains.

Portmeirion is also nearby, with its magical Italianate village overlooking the white sandy beaches of the Dwyryd Estuary.

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