Abbie responded: “I don’t think it’s all about the commute, it was just so rural in every respect. For us to continue a social life, having come from a town, we’d be travelling quite far into Shrewsbury.”
The couple concluded they needed to think more about what they wanted and what compromises they were willing to make.
“Look, I think you’re nearly there,” Jonnie said. “You know what you’re looking form you certainly know exactly the area where you’re looking for this property, let’s just keep our fingers crossed that a house comes on the market pretty soon.”
Escape to the Country airs weekdays at 3pm on BBC One.