A quick Update

Summer is finally here, and things have been pretty crazy of late. The house is undergoing major renovations, and everything in the garden and veg patch is growing at an alarming rate — especially the weeds and the grass.

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Completion

After 7 weeks staying with family the day finally arrived to get the keys to Mill House. The sun was shining on a glorious autumn day and we picked the kids up early from school so we could all start this exciting new chapter together.

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Exchange

Roughly four weeks after viewing Mill House we have exchanged contracts and agreed on a completion date. As you can probably imagine, we're all very excited. We'll be moving in on the 5th of October. This is just a few of days after my 40th Birthday and I have to say it feels right to be moving away from the city and into the countryside on this milestone.

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In Limbo

A lot has happened in the last few weeks. In terms of the house purchase we are making slow but steady progress. We are experiencing the usual frustrations with slow solicitors, council searches, and trying to be patient. If all goes well we will be hoping to secure an exchange and completion date this week. Fingers crossed.

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A new adventure

This time a year ago we had no plans for change. We loved our Victorian house near the sea that we had gradually renovated (and just finished!), the kids were settled in a local school and we were embedded in the community. No reason to rock the boat right…

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