22 Sep Why I moved from London to the sticks to rewild my kids
I contributed to a piece by Zoe Dare Hall in this weekend’s Telegraph about the growing number of people who are buying property outside of London to give their children at the opportunity to get ‘back to nature’.
Over the past few years I have increasingly noticed my clients putting outside space and amenities right at the top of their wish list when looking for a home in the countryside. That can mean anything from a pond or space for a wild flower meadow to the opportunity to create buildings for livestock or seeking out the perfect spot for a designer tree-house.
It has also been interesting to note the number of people I work with for whom the potential to improve or increase the natural capital of their property assets is a huge plus. They don’t just want to refurbish the kitchen anymore – its about making the best of their outside space too.
Click here to read the article in full (paywall).