Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Grass Is Greener! Moo-ving To The Countryside

Gorgeous scenery which stretches as far as the eye can see; that’s how most of us picture the countryside. Still, it’s easy to assume the silence, serenity and solitude can become rather maddening in the long-term. Perhaps life away from cities or towns is quite welcome when holidaying, but that’s no way to build a permanent life. Right?


There are vast advantages in country life over city life.
It all depends on the individual. However, if city life has become too much for you, then it might be time to consider moving elsewhere. Of course, perhaps relocating to pastures new has never appealed to you, because you believed homes in the city had far more to offer in terms of modern, contemporary style. In addition, the endless people, public services and amenities are something absent in the depths of nature.

Actually, this stereotype isn’t true at all. Many quaint, yet modern towns flourish in the countryside. In fact, rural properties which bewilder through their modernity, rather than some sense of traditional quaintness, are abundant, if you know where to look. The city isn’t your only option. You might consider agencies such as Pat Rice Hawkins if you’re looking to buy a the perfect farm or house, set in an idyllic part of the countryside.

When you see what exists on the market, you’ll understand that you can still live in an unbelievably-stunning home, much like your current residence, but you’ll have the added benefit of fresh air, freedom and a happier home for you and your family.


The countryside is sustainable.
If the thought of global warming and a weathered planet is enough to make your head spin, then you might find relief from land in which there’s actually room to breathe. Even if you’re no farmer, you might enjoy growing your own strawberries or herbs for fun. You can make the most of that beautiful country air, along with the scorching sun, and power your home through solar panels and wind turbines.


Create a secure, homely base of operations.
Moving to the countryside can be a way to escape the noise of civilization by creating a real home; somewhere for only you and the family. If you have a job in a nearby city, you don’t have to give it up. Beautiful hills, forests and rolling landscapes aren’t always a million miles away from life, as I mentioned earlier. You could still keep your current job and reap the benefits of all the entertainment your nearby town or city has to offer, but you no longer have to live amidst that soul-crushing noise and chaos. The frantic nature of the city could be something you enjoy on occasion, before returning to your quiet, peaceful abode after you’ve had your fill.


A healthier life.
Above all else, living in the countryside is just, quite simply, good for you in terms of your health. Studies have shown that living in such conditions can help to reduce stress previously triggered by a hectic, overwhelming lifestyle. The city may be right for some, but it isn’t right for everyone. If a chaotic routine is wearing you down, you might find that moving to the countryside with your partner, or your family, is exactly what you’ve always needed. You may still be able to commute to work, if you love your current career, but that doesn’t mean you should have to endure the numerous other woes tied to city life.

xxo
Kim

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