I Escaped To The Country

February 2017
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February 10, 2017

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Alistair Appleton catches up with two couples whose property searches helped them make a successful leap to the Norfolk countryside. First he revisits some house buyers who had a £400,000 budget and are now loving life in the home they bought. Over a cup of tea in their kitchen, Alistair finds out what creative changes they have made to the interior and how much pleasure they have had discovering new country walks from their doorstep.
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February 9, 2017

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Jonnie Irwin revisits a couple he helped on their initial property search in Sussex. Jonnie returns to the house he showed them that they ultimately bought for under their £600,000 budget. The couple each had very strong ideas on what they wanted from their move to the country, with one of them determined to run a bed and breakfast from their new home. Building work is in progress, so Jonnie sees how their vision will provide accommodation for the business without intruding on their personal li...
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February 8, 2017

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Jonnie Irwin heads to North Yorkshire to be reunited with his former house hunters who, with their £850,000 budget, wanted to escape London to be closer to family and raise their own young children in the country. They acted decisively and bought one of the country properties Jonnie first showed them. Despite being in the early months of settling in, Jonnie finds them all in great spirits.
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February 7, 2017

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Jules Hudson catches up with house hunters who left behind their hectic working lives in Brighton and relocated to Herefordshire. On their £300,000 budget, they successfully bought one of the homes they saw after a big rethink on their original property wishlist. Jules sees how their new home and the village location has had such a positive impact on their wellbeing and feeling part of local life.
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February 6, 2017

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Nicki Chapman visits Cornwall to be reunited with a teacher she first met a few years ago, when the clock was ticking to find a perfect home before the new school term started. Nicki hears how she is loving life in the cottage they first saw together and explores the local beauty spots she enjoys after a busy school day.
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February 3, 2017

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Alistair Appleton catches up with two house-hunting couples who made the successful leap of relocating from the city to the east of England countryside. First he revisits some of his Cambridgeshire house buyers, now happily living in the character home he first showed them. Besides holding down their new teaching jobs, they also organise a weekly village quiz night, which Alistair finds is extremely popular with the local community. Later, Alistair heads to north Lincolnshire to call on a coupl...
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February 2, 2017

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Nicki Chapman visits the West Country to be reunited with couples she helped make the momentous step of moving from town to country. Nicki catches up with her Wiltshire house buyers, now happily living in the character home they first saw together. She sees how volunteering in the local shop and forging ahead with new hobbies has put them at the heart of village life. Later, Nicki meets her property purchasers in Somerset, who had emotional reactions to all three houses she initially showed the...
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February 1, 2017

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Jules Hudson catches up with house-hunting couples who have successfully made the leap to the Welsh countryside. First, he pays a visit to some of his most enthusiastic escapees, who bought one of the rural properties he showed them few years ago. As well as admiring how they have made their mark on their country home, Jules sees not only that ploughing their efforts into self-sufficiency keeps them fit, but also how swapping homemade produce with neighbours keeps their community spirit alive a...
January 2017
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January 31, 2017

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Nicki Chapman heads to Derbyshire's Peak District to revisit a house-hunting couple who have used their interior design flair to beautifully refurbish a property she first took them to and they ended up buying. After being impressed by their 'country house' inspired décor, she takes in the dramatic setting of the National Park, where her house hunters now enjoy walking and landscape photography. Later, Nicki crosses the border into Nottinghamshire and catches up with a retired teacher who has b...
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January 30, 2017

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Nicki Chapman is reunited with a couple she first met a few years ago when they were house hunting in the Worcestershire countryside and bought one of the properties they viewed together. Unfortunately, just weeks after moving in, their dream home was destroyed by a fire and they had to spend three years rebuilding it. Nicki now returns to see the complete transformation they have managed to achieve and how, in the aftermath of such turmoil, they are now enjoying life in their new country home....
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