The high cost of moving can make it more attractive to extend your existing home. Tim Hollingsworth, managing director of leading estate agency and surveying firm Rumball Sedgwick, weighs up the options.
Nestled behind a private gated entrance and a screen of mature trees is this charming Grade II listed 16th century cottage, which is set on a fantastic 0.75 acre plot and is divided into spectacular individual gardens with a paddock opposite the main house.
It never ceases to amaze me how swiftly nature moves through the seasons. The intense heatwave we are currently enjoying perhaps masks the seasonal movement giving us the sense of eternal summer days and slowing us to a more leisurely pace.