Escape To The Country BBC Cotswolds (GLOUCESTERSHIRE)



in today's show I'll be helping a couple leave their hectic lifestyle overseas behind and head home to find a country property on English soil early on the charm of the period property gets a muted response from our buyers not for sure I like that but a house combining old and new gets them smiling I'm excited I am today I'm in the Cotswolds and this is Dover's Hill which in 1612 was the location of the Cotswolds Olympics a tradition which is still going some four hundred years later gaming the Royal Seal of Approval from King James the first the games with a vision of a local lawyer Robert Dover and they included such illustrious events as sledge hammer throwing sword fighting and even Shin kicking eccentric it may sound but this historic local custom got a celebrated mention in the winning bid for the London 2012 Olympic Games now that's what I call keeping the torch burning covering an area of nearly 800 square miles the Cotswolds region crosses six county borders including Gloucestershire Worcestershire and Oxfordshire and is England's largest designated area of outstanding natural beauty as one of the most unspoiled regions of England the Cotswolds are famous for their pretty honey coloured limestone villages gentle undulating hills and scenic rivers with England's longest the seven meandering through its landscape it was the wall trade during the Middle Ages that made this area prosperous Cotswolds sheep were renowned throughout Europe for the quality of their wall which commanded a high price this wealth enabled wall merchants to leave their architectural mark with an array of fine houses and wall churches such as those in chipping camden surviving to this day the region is still favoured by the rich and famous all drawn to the harmonious mix of stunning countryside and beautiful properties it offers not surprisingly the charm of the Cotswolds is reflected in the price of the properties around here the cost of the average detached house in the central belt starts at 500,000 pounds and that is double the national average furthermore for a similar property in an exclusive heritage village like chipping camden or hare in lower slaughter you can expect to pay up to seven hundred and fifty thousand pounds but don't despair there are still some parts of this region which are affordable as you head westwards towards places like Stroud you could pick up a detached property for about three hundred fifty thousand pounds but wherever you're looking one thing's for sure there are plenty of fabulous architectural styles on offer in this region many of the Cotswolds villages are characterized by the famous Jurassic limestone whose distinctive color and malleability make it an extremely desirable natural building material the stone is still quarried in the region and the unique golden color is a result of centuries of weathering however there are variations in color the stonework found in the northern Cotswolds villages such as Staunton and Broadway is darker than that found in the south you'll find a two-bed mid Terrace stone cottage typically costs around three hundred and seventy five thousand pounds thatch is also a recurrent theme across the region the Cotswolds patches of the wheat wheat variety and depending on the size of the property can come with a large price tag for example this five bedroom detached thatched house in chipping camden would set you back 1.3 6 million pounds there's certainly a rich mix of properties here in the Cotswolds but will any of them tempt our buyers let's meet them and find out Alan and Sue lived in Switzerland but are back in the UK looking for a home Alan is a media consultant and Sue is a former director of a pharmaceutical company but while they've been winding down their work commitments over the past few years they've been reflecting on what they want to do with the rest of their lives both of our working days were very very frenetic often starting at 5:30 6:00 in the morning right up til 8:00 9:00 at night in my case you know seven days a week you know from many months and it was very nice to have a much slower pace where both of us could be in the same location where we can actually have quality time together our buyers have lived in the Swiss Alps for the last ten years and even though they've enjoyed their life in the mountains they recognize a couple of key elements and missing the most important things at the end of the day our people family and friends and so we were very unfortunate I think to have a little bit more time at this time in our lives to spend with our family and friends and the people that matter to us and have a local pub after doing some research on the internet and visiting a few counties in the UK they've decided the Cotswolds is where they want to be we're looking to move to the Cotswolds for a number of reasons the landscape is very very special it's I think relatively unique certainly unique to the area but the color of the stone and the the woodland area is very very unique here and very different even very different from Switzerland and that I think in one respect is part of the lure of this area and the house will have to match their ideal location we both know that there are very good reasons why we want to move back to the UK but because we do have this very privileged lovely life in Switzerland it's very important for us to find the right house and for it to be everything has to be right otherwise I think we have so much to give up it will make the decision either very difficult or we'll end up regretting perhaps a decision and we don't want to do that for Sue top of the property wish list is the kitchen I do like to cook I've always dreamed of having an island in the kitchen and never managed it so far so to actually find an island in a nice kitchen would be a dream for Alan it's all about the garden I've always had a dream of having a classic quintessential English walled garden where you can spend an entire day just puttering away generating or producing vegetables for the entire village and also in terms of a little refuge somewhere at the bottom the garden so when there's a football match on and you have a little fridge with a sofa and put your feet up and watch the match typical somewhere to escape the life yeah sudo also has a plan to escape the husband opening up a tea room in a nice finish occasion is something that certainly I would take into consideration and investigate further I'm very interested in well before Alan starts tucking into the produce let's nail the finances a budget is 1.5 million pounds there is flexibility crucially it's all to do with the house and if we found something which was really special we will be flexible Aled ensue have asked us to focus their house search in the northern part of the Cotswolds around the town of Evesham as they have family and friends living there they would also like good access to road links so they can travel quickly to London to visit Alan's family I caught up with them on their arrival in the county to find out more about the kind of property they are after sue and Alan welcome to the Cotswolds it's so beautiful here isn't it really yes that's obvious so what sort of property do we need to find you to make this move work well you've got to find a special property lovely house and we will only come back I think if we find the right property it has to be special it's got to be the right one it's got to have minimum four bedrooms it's got to have like do you see what's the absolute must-have very boring but I want a really nice kitchen because I do very much enjoy cooking like a lot of people and eating and yes a lovely kitchen with hopefully a nice eating area as part of it safely Island central island I've always wanted one never had one well we talked about the house the land well most important thing about the land is that it is enclosed that we have a private garden so you've always had a dream for a walled garden haven't you a walled garden a walled kitchen-garden specifically would be fantastic where you can have clear designation of herbs and different vegetables well cash buyers a great budget and a beautiful County which we're going to put some houses let's go Alan and Sue may have a very generous budget of 1.5 million pounds but there are some specific requirements they're looking for in their country property including a kitchen with an island a minimum of 4 bedrooms a light airy interior with character features and a large private walled garden we've got three wonderful yet very different properties to show them but of course we won't be letting them know the price of each until they've had a guest first as ever our final offering is the mystery house which is more unusual than its surrounding suggests I'm taking Alan and Sue to wish them a towel around 10 miles south of Evesham the name which come means Valley with a bend and today the town still retains streets which curve gracefully along the Vale if you're a king rule cut it's an ideal location to head off into the countryside either for a gentle stroll or a vigorous long distance track and after working up an appetite out in the hills you'll be sport for choice when it comes to eating and drinking here take your pick for the afternoon tea or the dish of the day in a local pub now let's put our best foot forward with our first property a character for grade 2 listed house within historic past hidden within well here we are property number one this is a real period property lots taken though so what are your first impressions well it certainly looks impressive and it certainly looks old my only concern would be on the inside is it dark and old we will see you will see indeed the perfect location can't wait to get inside a house that is definitely to Alan's taste as for Sue I think all her reservations about period properties could be quashed as we go into the first room well in Oh indeed now although it's a medieval property it's great to listed there have been additions over the years this part was added back in the 18th century then we've had some in the 19th century and the current owner has renovated inside over the last two years including this kitchen well didn't expect to find looking at the fireplace and then turning around seeing a kitchen loose that's quite amazing yeah certainly got your central oil yes it's nicest woods nice yeah great is very nice unexpected iconic they said he didn't expect to like it today no no no smaller rooms perhaps it's not true yeah let me take you through to the oldest part of the property my look at here now the origins of this property started here it was a chapel so we are standing in a medieval Chapel from the outside you can see you'll see the chapel windows bricked in but it's still quite beautiful and now it's a snug it was very smoked it's an old chapel not so sure I like that but and with the low beam I think I'll try and rearrange it in my head a few times a slight change in mood sadly as this room's religious origins haven't got Alan singing from the rafters however there is also a useful study for them on this floor hopefully he'll be more impressed with what the master bedroom offers upstairs now they've managed to create a master suite up here didn't have a medieval you've got this your main bedroom but through there is a dressing room and a quite sizable ensuite bathroom as well there is one other bedroom on this floor and a family bathroom then up another flight of stairs there are two more light and airy double bedrooms with the house covered it's time to head outside well this is the garden I've got to say it's probably the one drawback of this property this is what you get with a view I'm not put off by the lack of space I think this is I think you know actually we could just just live with that and there's a beautiful little I'm glad you spotted that as well the water you would be drinking here is filtered from this very spring so you've got your own water source like Dell boy train do you think a property like this is worth you go first okay one point four okay I'd say one point one but he was right okay you were closer it's on at 1.2 million right puts into context what you can get for your money for a period property like that in this area yeah oh if all that in mind why don't you spend a little bit more time and every wonder here on this property because there is a lot to take in and I will speak to you a bit later thank you on the market for 1.2 million pounds is stunning chapel conversion offers them a slice of authentic Cotswolds architecture it features a bespoke kitchen with SUSE dream Island four bedrooms it's a property that boasts a wealth of history and character and it's all set in lovely parkland with the most amazing views oh gosh it's right really light and airy up here oh there's another room second bedroom so that's a two bedrooms on the top two below that's four in total I do believe this has been a really good first house not only because one of the things we thought we wanted was as many people do a characterful house but it does actually start to put into perspective what having character means the main living area with the kitchen which then unfolds to almost to other as a dining area and a sitting area with a fantastic fireplace I'm really surprised without this fantastic really excellent never seen anything quite like that when you're taking it all in now yeah certainly a lot to take in but only the first property we've got more to see anything as the largest of England's designated areas of outstanding natural beauty the Cotswolds Hills and it's beautifully preserved market towns and villages haunt a worldwide appeal the region's harmonious style of architecture is due to the use of the local limestone in everything from civic buildings shops and houses to the dry stone walls that are so characteristic of the countryside many Cotswolds properties have introduced this feature closer to home by enclosing their lawns and borders to create their own walled gardens such as in the pretty village of Louis slaughter animals sue are particularly attracted to this idea and are considering developing their own wheeled garden but before getting to grips with the skills needed to do this we first sent them to meet David Glen from Huntsman's quarry to see up close how this distinctive and desirable stone is sourced well here we are in our quarry in the Cotswolds this is where we get our walling stone from the stone is a limestone and it's about 130 to 150 million years old we actually break the stone we don't drill and blast we break the stone using a 70-ton excavator with a hydraulic breaker after being cut any potential walling stone will then be spread out and hand-picked from the massive excavated stone before being sent away for processing so what's the total production output per day well the total output from the quarry per day is probably about 2,000 tons a day but of that only a small percentage actually is suitable for walling stone probably about a hundred tons a day of all the things that come out of this quarry how much of them are used locally and how much them do you sell either to other parts the country or indeed overseas ninety percent as a rule of thumb that goes out of this quarry is used and consumed within 25 miles radius of here one local craftsman who specializes in working with this warding stone is John Hepworth he creates bespoke hauling projects that range from large estates to the smaller private gardens we sent Alan and Sue to meet him and get some first-hand experience of the skills needed so here we have a wall in progress you can see that we have the wall in a various stages of being built it's a new wall with new stone we have this frame up called a profile frame or a batter frame as it's known as a local term which gives us the shape of the wall can you see that the wall is is actually built in a slight pyramid section which gives us the ability to have stability as the wall grows and comes up the ground and the inside bits of the wall which we call Harding I was big a bit of stone as we can possibly fit into the center of the wall let's put some horse again so Peters like that see 34 turns around that's great that's more like it we can use smaller bits of stone to fill in the gaps as Alan and Sue are obviously keen to lay down some solid foundations for their new life in the Cotswolds we'll return to the job of helping them find their perfect property for our second house we're heading some six miles west from winch come to gather inton thought to have been founded in 780 ad and gaining a mention in the domesday book it's a relatively small village but with some useful amenities which include a local shop and post office a tea room and a village hall many of the original historic houses are clad in local stone but our second house is a more modern proposition it's a stunning detached property built in the traditional 1920's style from the local Staunton stone property number two this looks promising what is it you like I love that's why I love the stone color again because we really do love this stone color but there's much bigger windows and as a greater expanse a property that you can see which gives you the feeling it's going to be spacious inside so we have a look inside you seem really excited about a house I'm excited shady inside now this impressive house perched on a hill has really got our buyers bubbling with enthusiasm and I'm sure that the inside won't disappoint either now they wanted more space why would you think of this for your living room it's better much better as well it's the light and yeah double triple aspect with beautiful oak floor so out there you've got a conservatory wonderful Sun trap through here you have well enough space with three desks so it's like a triple office excellent I think I'll have that one man but what was more important to you was the kitchen wasn't it certainly was yeah I don't want to disappoint you with that I hope you're not going to have a look see you wanted an island this is a fantastic room this is quite possibly the biggest island I've ever seen any buttons I know there are many lovely kitchens out there but this is certainly one of them and as you walk through you came through the dining area yes it's the way it works there it's used a lot by the family who live at the moment utility space there and then through that door there's a garage and a room next to it it's good tabs I can almost smell freshly baked bread and it'll pop the freshly made lemonade or whatever there is well I'd be fantastic feeling about it it's a great time at Allen is actually imagining himself living here there's also a second utility room which completes our tour of the ground floor we're now heading upstairs to take a look at the bedrooms this is the master [Laughter] yes very good light yeah isn't it light and what you can tell a beautiful view of the garden at the back and I think I spied to my left can I say sweet and it's a very generous size as well so you've got an ensuite for you or master bedroom you can also probably see that this leads to you to another room that's another bedroom with its own ensuite and in fact this property comes with five good-sized bedrooms all with their own bathrooms old all right okay that's a lot of toilets to show you one more of things I think you look at what's impressed final bathroom and this is the last bedroom I wanted to show you this is Wow so this is the master Bettany master bedroom or another master oh this is the guest wing like a luxury suite in a hotel it be your home the last they're going to show you is outside okay so let's have a look at the garden and then there's that very difficult question we appear to be onto a winner here as Allah knows who have clearly been impressed with the overall space of this house I'm just hoping that as we move outside our buyers won't be overwhelmed with the amount of land that comes with this property here we are the back of the house your garden pretty much wraps around its around the side around the back you can see it's all been beautifully landscaped so you get an acre of garden as I say wrapping around yeah but then that way you also get five acres of paddock great oh and your friends the Sheep up there at the moment it's currently winter that's the local farmer and so you've got a sheep grazing keeping them at least you don't have to maintain it everything this house has to offer in mind how much do you think it's on the market for it's got to be probably 1.6 million I also was going to say just over the budget so let me know in between 1.55 Thanks this house is on the market at 1.35 have a wonder so I'll come and seek you out later on all right thank you what a result they loved that property from the moment we walked in and it didn't fail to meet their expectations and what I most loved is that they overvalued yet and I think that's a sign of just how much they love it coming in under budget at one point three five million pounds the price of this detached house has been a welcome surprise for Allen and see what's more it meets many of the criteria on their wish list providing them with a large living room with fireplace a bespoke kitchen five bedrooms in total three with on Suites and two in a self-contained guest wing and it's all set in six acres in an area of outstanding natural beauty I think this is much more title style simply from the point of view it's very practical and we would have you know very little to do almost the biggest surprises for me and the nicest things about this house was not just the wonderful kitchen and the lovely feeling of space when you walked into the house but was that feeling of space continued upstairs I think it's fair to say that al and I are both very excited about this house I think it's a danger of getting carried away and if we have the money in our back pockets now it'd almost be if we could be meeting with the owner and see what I could do because it has got such a lovely feel to it i hopes for this one Hey yeah you managed to find your way out almost didn't I'm so pleased it's been positive but it is only the end of day one there is more to see tomorrow good great portrait as evening falls over the Cotswolds skyline our buyers can bask in the warmth of a successful first day's house hunting after ten years of being pointed to their respective jobs in Switzerland Allen and Sue have decided to cast aside their careers and return home to England for more tranquil life closer to family in the Cotswolds so far our converted Chapel failed to fire up her couples enthusiasm but the 1920s house on a hill revive their spirits with its fabulous kitchen however could we have reached tipping point with our mystery house is just extraordinary and I'll be meeting the new faces continuing the Cotswolds wool tradition yesterday I gave Allen insu a real flavor of the Cotswolds show them two very distinctive properties one with all of the historical charm and the other with a very spacious layout I've got to say I think the second property really did capture their imagination and has given them some food for thought but with our mystery house it's time for something very different altogether there'll be hard push to find a Cotswold stone in sight our mystery house is in the southwest area of the Cotswolds in newly now it may be a fair distance from evesham which was allen ensues our deal search area however we have found them a house that is truly unique before seeing the mystery property we're going to pop into the creative hub of you leap to the Arts Center and meet a local who runs the cafe so what's the what's the local community like and this is the obviously central focal point it's very vibrant there's a lot of things taking place as lots of activities we've got a brewery that's pretty good an art center got a pub in the post office you know there's there are things taking place in you so what's it like living around here this lovely this very beautiful place to live I wake up every morning and take a big deep breath go oh my goodness it's amazing I really do so let's get back to the Mystery House Calls I don't thank you very much for your time thank you now we've taken a calculated risk with the Mystery House which is a complete break from the Cotswolds traditional style it is super modern but it's also located in the grounds of a walled garden so fingers crossed they'll like it just like an one a mono guys money garden indeed we have this tree house it's definitely a mystery fantastic I would never I never imagined ever expected any modern house would lead quite interesting it's designed and built by the current owners in 2007 a very modern building and it only is it modern it's an eco house that's yeah I'm almost speechless and I'm really excited to get inside because I think this could be a very very special property it is very special indeed let me show you inside this is such an unusual property I'm not surprised sue is attached tongue-tied as well as intrigued and inside certainly takes light and airy to a new level then we come to this part of the house were sort of almost underground really we've built been built into the ground it's concrete that the other end it's okay timber frames so it's unusual the design and assessor now they've made a great use of the space down here the front you've got a really good room which they're using as a children's playroom but you could do as you wish this is a gym that was a sweat room and sauna mm-hmm that could be quite special well shall we go into the living room and then we can explore more or kind of a features of this property so this is the main living room area nice just stunning as you can see you're looking out into the water and they have built a windows yes there are exceptional I love the woods and the view out of the window is is stunning but it feels somehow a cold room I don't have the feeling of warmth in this house so far well let's go through to the kitchen and see if you warm up a bit you know so through a dining room area which doesn't look to the outside but this is the kitchen and yet another on another Island in 0.0 Millions and the angles from the few with the the water outside is just so special through that door you do have a very large utility area so all the laundry can get sorted out there you're doing well the ground floor is certainly spacious and includes a separate dining area a cloakroom and a large study all of which enjoy fabulous views out onto the grounds however I'm saving one of the best views till last now here's a highly unusual master you don't often get to look out onto the roof layer which is sort of seeding flowers more oak beams lighting is exceptional again that's a really unusual and it looks like there would be a very good view from the balcony I think there is look do you I think this is the best view from this property well you're right about that nice absolutely so that's it you can get a feeling for the grounds but I know one of the areas you were really interested in was gardening and growing your own veg and that's something they're very passionate back yeah oh look at there it is oh that's no wonder out back inside there are four more good-sized bedrooms one of which has an ensuite shower room in addition there's a separate family bathroom as we move outside the mature gardeners have a natural stream feeding two ponds and there was a race terraced area perfect for dining outdoors you've got just under 2 acres so one point incredible the way around the walled garden really is you can see the wall just up there behind the trees that are up background over this side is a fantastic vegetable guard and they grow everything there and you have a little swimming pool there as well all this in heaven to them you've also got this area here this is where the original bungalow was now it's garage and storage and the current owners use it as a hobby in craft room but you've got extra space there very special it's so special but how much I would think probably 1.7 1.75 something like that why don't I go a little bit closer to budget and say 1.6 you are spot on it's on a 1.75 fantastic so much to take in here and I think you'd be hard pushed to find a more unusual house in the Cotswolds say hundred enjoy these gardens going go in a bit of a discovery journey and I will seek you out later phone blown away by that but they did get the price spot-on I think it's hard to value a property that's so unique but if you wanted the best of the Cotswolds and the best of what's contemporary you can't go far wrong with this though it was sheep that put the Cotswolds on the map from the late Middle Ages the region's wool and cloth production declined during the early 19th century as the mechanized factories further north created more efficient forms of textile manufacturing the Golden Age of the Cotswolds war industry came to an end but fast forward to the 21st century it's making a bit of a comeback albeit on a smaller scale and from an entirely different species that you wouldn't normally expect to find here there are now over 1,000 our pack owners in the UK the animal for their fiber the vast majority of breeders sell the fleece on to be processed but at this farm just north of Swindon they're actually spinning the wall and making a range of handcrafted items on site I dropped in on me man Adrian Holcomb to find out more about how their modern spin on producing wool in the Cotswolds came about okay guys these are definitely some of the cutest animals I've ever seen on a farm I love them I can see why you probably fell in love with them but tell me about the journey from kind of corporate life running an alpaca fur we sold a couple of companies and we literally spent three years looking for something to do something that was exciting a little bit different something that we could get really involved with it didn't mean sitting in an office all day and dealing with employees and we just happened to see a five-second clip on television of our packers googled them and couldn't see any downside so 11 weeks later we took delivery of for pregnant girls the four turned into eight and then we had a few more extravagances and ended up with 40 they are quite unusual though not what I expect to find in the Cotswolds where are they from originally actually originated from Peru Bolivia so South Americans when they first came within Incas really and they used them for everything from meat animals for the police for fiber this herd of alpacas had their annual share a few days ago and on average one animal will yield one and a half kilograms of wool as one of a handful of our packer breeders in the Cotswolds Hills MIM and Adrian have learned to spin felt and weave their homegrown alpaca fleece so we've seen the animals of the field they've been shared so this is this is literally how it comes off the backs so if we want to do anything with this we really need to what we call card it but it's basically combing the fibers in the same direction so then we can either spin with it or we can as we're doing moving on the peg looming with it so it's very very simple hence I'm allowed to do it and we just put a little bit in on the side here and we just turn the handle so come back on the drum the wall is now ready to be woven and I'm going to have a go at peg looming these are warps and what we're gonna do is add the weft across so all these pegs have a warp going through them and that's what it attaches to and very simply take a piece of this and you just join it by twisting it together like that and then you go in and out yeah twist this looks simple enough that even though I can have a good people be in the foot so we're twisting that's right I'm twisting enviously and you just go back again always twisting in the same direction yep are you doing this as well yeah yeah slowly but surely I'm getting to grips with this peg looming but it's time to weave our way back to Alan and Sue and discover if they've made any decisions and our properties well Sue and Alan what a couple of days we've had to lure you back from Switzerland we're trying to achieve your Cotswolds dream let's just reflect on each of them and when we start with something very traditional you want a character it was yeah unique very special but internally for me the flow of the house didn't work it was because you're accommodating a chapel as well as other 18th century parts it was something which would be too much and too difficult to accommodate what we wanted it to be so from there we moved forward a few centuries how did you feel about how sombre – I really liked house number two particular when we first walked up to it because the color of the stone used there was so warm it was just something very special about that the only thing perhaps on reflection that was negative about the in Cyprus there were too many rooms in other words it was just that little bit too big and that sounds oh I know so we had a bit too small we've got too big with the mystery house did we get it just right oh it was a surprise wasn't it number one we delivered a walled garden that was completely left field absolute totally unexpected and by far for me the best of the three it was something which had character but the character was modern the fact that the house very much she is situated in and around the beautiful gardens including that Lake at for want of a better word outside the main living area that really transforms the look of the house listening to you I've got a feeling that you perhaps like one of our properties more than you but am I wrong have you fallen in love with any of them I for me the third property the mystery house is one which I would be seriously interested in but I think sue might have another opinion am i right sue do you have a different opinion slightly I think I didn't quite feel the love for the infrastructure for the house as I did for the second house however the garden is absolutely amazing and I realise it fills the number of Alan's dreams so I think we've got a lot of talking to do that's for sure and what will make it brilliant for us as if you do find a home pretty soon and make the move so do let us know we certainly well thank you very much well the mystery house seems to have done it again a very non-traditional Cotswolds property and a very idyllic Cotswolds setting and it seems too fulfilled Allen's dreams and pursue I think if she can find a way of putting her stamp on it it could be the house for her – I'll see you next time on escape to the country

5 Comments

  • Tina McCann

    April 15, 2019

    The "Mystery House" grounds were a paradise but the house, inside and out, looked more like an institution.
    With the craft and children's play-rooms and bedrooms, along with the colored doors, it looked like a primary school instead of a home.

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  • Kay Wallace

    April 15, 2019

    First house has lovely view.
    Second house was perfect.
    Good size rooms and nice yard. The kitchen was a good size for a family.

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  • Constance Bryce

    April 15, 2019

    Ha, beat you lol. I check throughout the day. If only I could get BBC iplayer, my life would complete

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  • country sue

    April 15, 2019

    The view at property #1 and the garden is gorgeous; would never get tired of it.

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  • Constance Bryce

    April 15, 2019

    I much preferred either of the first two to the third…but then I am not a millionaire…

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