Next Episode of Escape to the Country is
Season 17 / Episode 29 and airs on 07 December 2016 15:55
Alistair Appleton, Jules Hudson, Nicki Chapman and Jonnie Irwin are on hand to help prospective buyers find their dream home in the countryside.
Property show where people search for their dream house in the country. Jules Hudson goes house hunting with a couple who have a £500,000 budget to start a new life in the Oxfordshire countryside, closer to loved ones. Jules also visits an impressive 17th-century Jacobean house, where dust and cobwebs play a vital role in its story of survival.
Nicki Chapman helps a couple with a £1.1 million budget move to West Sussex.
Ginny Buckley helps a couple find their ideal rural property in Worcestershire.
Property show where people search for their dream house in the country. Jonnie Irwin goes property hunting with a couple of new grandparents who have a budget of ú800,000 to buy a rural home in Wiltshire close to family. Whilst there, Jonnie learns a traditional process of curing Wiltshire bacon and savours the results.
Property series. Sonali Shah is down on the Dorset coast with a couple who are hoping to find literary inspiration and some seaside serenity for their ú500,000 budget. Whilst in the region, Sonali meets a pair of printmakers already taking influence from the county's rural splendour for their beautiful handcrafted designs.
Property series. Nicki Chapman is in Cambridgeshire helping a couple from south east London with a budget of ú625,000 to find an idyllic rural home closer to their family. Nicki also visits a fenland potato farm, where she develops a brand new flavour of crisp.
Property series. Ginny Buckley travels to the Somerset countryside to help a couple with a ú450,000 budget find their very own patch of greenery, after 18 years without a garden. Whilst in the county, Ginny visits the Rural Life Museum to join the medieval multimillion-pound refurbishment project.
Property series. Jules Hudson is tasked with helping a retired lecturer find some peace, tranquillity and creative inspiration in the countryside of Northumberland for a ú200,000 budget. Jules also visits a centuries-old castle to find about the rare historic treasures within the castle walls, as well as the prehistoric ones found roaming the grounds.
Property series. Nicki Chapman is house hunting with a creative couple who have ú375,000 to start a new life in rural Devon where they can indulge in their arts and crafts. Whilst in the area, Nicki visits a vast collection of military memorabilia and experiences a short journey travelling in a World War II tank.
Property series. Ginny Buckley is house hunting in Herefordshire with a couple who have a budget of ú330,000 to move from the coast to the countryside. Ginny also finds out how a mobile cider press is helping locals to turn their own windfall fruit into a tasty tipple.
With a budget of £375,000, Ginny Buckley goes house hunting for a rural home in North Devon and land for animals is top of the wish list. During her time in the county, Ginny joins the harvest at a traditional Devonshire orchard where over 70 of the country's heritage apple varieties are grown.
Jules Hudson helps a pair of returning expats find their ideal country home in North Wales with a budget of £350k. Whilst in the region, Jules heads out with a local fisherman to gather wild mussels using an ancient method that has been used on Wales' northern coast for 200 years.
Property series. Today's house-hunting duo are a couple from Essex who are about to marry one another for the second time. Ginny Buckley is helping them spend their ú700k budget to find the perfect home in Cornwall where they can make a fresh start together. Ginny also meets a local artist to find out how he transforms glass 'jewels' that are washed up the nearby beaches into works of art.
Property series. Sonali Shah is property shopping in Norfolk with a dog and horse-loving couple who have an ú850,000 budget to find a dream country home with enough land for all their animals. Sonali also visits a unique collection of vintage engines, organs and fairground rides.
Property series. Jules Hudson is property shopping in Cambridgeshire with young newlyweds who have ú800k and want to escape London in favour of some space and serenity in the country. During his time in the county, Jules can't resist the chance to get up close and personal with some iconic aircraft at his favourite museum.
Property series. Margherita Taylor has ú750k to spend in South Devon as she helps a married couple find their ideal rural home with enough space to house a collection of over 3,000 books. Sticking to a literary theme, Margherita visits the beloved home of Agatha Christie, for whom the West Country landscape was a constant source of inspiration.
With a budget of £560,000, Jules Hudson is assisting a retired couple in their bid to move to Cornwall, where they hope to get involved in the local community and volunteer for the National Coastwatch Institution. Jules also gets the pick of the bunch in the county that is the home of the British daffodil.
After tying the knot last year, a super-active and self-employed couple now have desires for a new rural backdrop for their married life and business. Jules Hudson is helping them find that base in the Welsh borders with a budget of £365,000.
Whilst in the region, Jules visits a timber frame manufacturer in Herefordshire who is keeping alive the tradition of heritage properties associated with the area.
Alistair Appleton assists a couple with a love of entertaining who have £450,000 to find a country home in Leicestershire where they can host family and friends.
Alistair also meets the Duchess of Rutland, who fills him in on an exciting discovery at Belvoir Castle.
Nicki Chapman finds herself in the beautiful east Devon countryside with a couple who have £750,000 to find a more pastoral life and business.
Whilst in the county, Nicki goes deep into the woods to meet an artist who transforms fallen timber into beautiful bespoke winged sculptures.
Jules Hudson heads to West Sussex to help a couple on a budget of £700,000 find their first shared home together. Jules also finds time to meet master craftsmen keeping the county's traditional trug-making heritage alive.
Margherita Taylor is in Cornwall to help a couple from London with a budget of £750,000 make their first joint property purchase. Margherita also makes time to help out the head gardener at Trebah, one of the Great Gardens of Cornwall.
Nicki Chapman helps a rural property shopper who has £250,000 to buy her ideal country home in north Wales and has drafted in her best friend for moral support. Along the way, Nicki takes an historic train ride along the beautiful coastline and meets the volunteer train driver who is helping keep Wales' railway heritage on track.
Alistair Appleton goes house hunting with a couple who want their £950,000 budget to buy them a family home in the West Sussex countryside that will give them a better work-life balance. While there, Alistair heads to the seaside town of Worthing and finds out how one of the oldest working cinemas in the country has been saved from redevelopment.
Property series. Jules Hudson helps a couple with a budget of ú400,000 who are seeking a new life in Cheshire. Along the way, he visits one of the finest feats of Victorian engineering on the UK's waterways, the Anderton Boat lift.
Property series. Nicki Chapman heads to Cornwall on a property search with a couple who have ú750,000 to realise their dream of starting their married life together near the Cornish coast. While there, Nicki visits Looe Harbour to learn about the importance of sustainable fishing methods, which are championed by the local fishmongers she meets.
Property series. Nicki Chapman helps a married house-hunting couple who have a ú500,000 budget to buy a slice of romance for their retirement years in the Dorset countryside. While in the county, Nicki finds out more about the historic signs known a finger posts and meets some committed residents who are refurbishing them so they continue to survive as distinctive local landmarks on Dorset's country lanes.
Property series. Margherita Taylor helps a couple who have ú500,000 to make a much-yearned-for leap to a country life on the Welsh borders. Along the way, Margherita visits Tredegar House, now home to local artists' studios, and lends a hand making traditional Welsh musical instruments.
Property series. Jules Hudson is on a house-hunting mission in south Worcestershire with a young couple who have just got engaged and are looking for their first joint house purchase with a budget of ú300,000. Jules also tries his hand at jewelling with a master gilder from Royal Worcester Porcelain.
Property series. Jules Hudson is helping a self-confessed city-lover to break free from the big smoke and find some countryside calm where she can raise her young son. With a budget of ú850,000, Gloucestershire is the chosen location, and her little sister is coming along for support. While in the county, Jules also tries his hand at some 19th-century building skills within the walls of an abandoned gothic mansion.
Property series. Alistair Appleton helps a house-hunting couple find a country home with their ú700,000 budget and get back to nature in Buckinghamshire. While in the area, Alistair visits an entrepreneurial snail farm which produces high-end snail caviar, where he samples this unusual gastronomic delicacy.
Tim Vincent(Tim Vincent)
Alistair Appleton(Alistair Appleton)
Anita Rani(Anita Rani)
Aled Jones(Aled Jones)
Jules Hudson(Jules Hudson)
Nicki Chapman(Nicki Chapman)
Jonnie Irwin(Jonnie Irwin)
Catherine Gee(Catherine Gee)
Nick Page(Nick Page)
Denise Nurse(Denise Nurse)
Melissa Porter(Melissa Porter)
Nicki Shields(Nicki Shields)
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