There are many benefits of living on a rural property. The lifestyle is great, you don’t have neighbours living right next door and the view is fantastic. When you go to move to your new rural property make sure you hire a reputable removalist company and don’t forget to update your home and contents insurance.
You do get a lot more privacy when you are living on a rural property because your neighbours are generally a greater distance away, and often you can’t even see them from your house. Unlike city living, you won’t have to suffer when the neighbours are having a loud party, and you can also do pretty much whatever you want without the neighbours seeing.
Away from the pollution of the cities you will be able to walk out of your house every morning and smell the fresh air. You will find that your washing on the line stays fresher and cleaner, as it is not subjected to pollution. Not having to breathe in car fumes all the time is a huge benefit.
Living on a rural property gives you the type of lifestyle that many will envy. Many retired people make the move to the country so they can enjoy a slower pace of life, plus a lot of families like to give their children that opportunity of growing up on a farm. Wide open spaces and plenty of room to play.
When you live in a rural community you find that you do tend to get involved. People really do say hello in the street, even people you don’t know. You will notice that people are a lot friendly in the country. Get involved and you will make new friends and have that great sense of giving back to the community.
One of the reasons you might want a rural property in the first place is because you want to have livestock, or even just run a hobby farm. If you want to run your farm for income then you will be looking a having something like sheep or beef cattle. Make sure, if you are going to start farming, that you know what you are doing. Don’t just walk into it blind. There are plenty of courses around and you will find that local farmers will be willing to give you a hand if you are unsure. Otherwise you might just want to have a few sheep, maybe a goat to keep the grass down and even horses.
Children benefit greatly from living on a rural property. There is plenty to do outside, meaning that your children will hardly spend any time indoors watching television. There is plenty of space to build cubby houses, go for walks and bike rides, ride horses and play a wide range of imaginative games.
If you enjoy gardening you will now have the space to create an oasis. Plant to suit the climate and your soil type, and also choose plants that are going to suit your lifestyle. If you have limited time for your garden pick plants that pretty much look after themselves.
You can also make an income off your rural property if you wish. As well as running livestock, such as sheep for wool or meat, beef cattle, or even dairy cows, you could also turn your rural property into a Bed and Breakfast or Farm Stay.
There are numerous health benefits from living on a rural property. The pace of life is slower, which is less stressful, there is less pollution and generally people are encourage to enjoy the outdoors more, which means they are getting more exercise.
Reduced noise pollution
The other benefit is reduced noise pollution, in terms of traffic noises and the noise of crowds and cities. You will find that there are other noises, such as animal noises and farm machinery, but it is in a less confined space, so it doesn’t impact you as much.