Do you often dream about getting away from it all? City living has its perks – transport connections, culture galore and plenty of job opportunities. However, with a rise in remote working, more and more people are seeking better health and wellbeing in rural idyll.
Here, we take a look at three incredible remote cottages you could purchase in the UK to make your country dream a reality.
1. Whim Cottage near Sheffield
The Peak District always been associated with beauty and romance, and this dramatic landscape will be your daily view when you set up a home in this convenient yet secluded cottage. Whim Cottage is Grade II listed – straddling the Derbyshire/Yorkshire border, it has all the atmosphere of rural splendour without being too far from the convenience of Hathersage. Complete with a three-acre paddock, this two-storey cottage is perfect for those who wish to step back in time, with oak beams and a wood-burning stove ideal for quiet nights enjoying the peace of the Peaks.
2. Two bedroom stone cottage in Llanwrthwl, Wales
If you are searching for a remote cottage set in the unique and gorgeous Welsh countryside, then there is plenty to love across the border. This Llanwrthwl cottage is a true gem, perfect for those looking to downsize to a two bedroom property. Of course, there is plenty to keep you busy with nine acres of land surrounding this traditional stone cottage, with classic and cosy decor within.
3. Little Trussall Cottage near Truro
This short list wouldn’t be complete without this impressively well-kept Cornish cottage. Near the Helford River, this truly is a chocolate box cottage from the 1800s, with two bedrooms and a rural setting that is hard to beat. Situated in a quiet valley, this picturesque cottage has well-lit gardens and a detached outbuilding, as well as a traditionally kept interior with sensitive touches of modernity. While this cottage may be small, it is perfectly formed and is the ideal place for nature lovers to set up a home. The quaint Treloquithack is close by, but you really will need to drive to Constantine village to pick up essentials – this is one for those who really do want to be remote! While you can get to the city of Truro in just twenty-five minutes, there is plenty to explore just around the gardens and streams that surround this stunningly renovated and maintained cottage – a true piece of Cornish paradise.
Are you inspired to look into purchasing one of these beautiful remote cottages? Each with something unique to offer, you can start checking items off your moving house checklist and perhaps begin a new life in a peaceful location.
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