You might get more replies in the property section of homes/gardens, that has lots of threads about moving to new areas. Hi, we are in the process of planning a move to Dorset and I wondered if the people on this thread are still about or if anyone else has any advice? Marketed by Vivien Horder Property Management - Blandford Forum. Studio to rent - Wellington Road, Bournemouth BH8. DH will commute and I am a nurse so not a problem finding work once we are all settled. Thanks Summer, sounds perfect. Hi, can I ask how are you finding Dorset now and what part of Dorset you live in. Marketed by Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Dorchester. Marketed by Camerons Lettings - Bournemouth. Dorset is one of the most expensive counties and you could commute if needed to.It's lovely there but I'm only a tourist! Good schools, shopping, restaurants etc. 1 bedroom flat to rent - St Marys Mews, Fernlea Avenue, Ferndown. Are people still happy that done the move!! BOURNEMOUTH, BH1. We like Weymouth especially but would consider Swanage or Bournemouth (Poole would be lovely but seems quite expensive).Does it sound like a good idea? *MODERN APARTMENT - AVAILABLE DEC/JAN * A spacious two bedroom FIRST FLOOR, two bathroom apartment, finished to a high standard throughout with a range of contemporary fixtures and fittings. New decor throughout in neutral colour and new grey carpets with new flooring to bathroom and kitchen. Parking is crap in the seaside towns and there are a lot much nicer pkaces then Weymouth and Poole (sorry weymouth and poole MN but its true). Marketed by Foxes Sales & Lettings - Bournemouth. Silverbirch are pleased to present this two double bedroom mid terraced home with GARAGE and off road parking in the desirable Lytchett Matravers BH16. I was not sure where to post. 2 bedroom house to rent - Grove Road, Portland, Dorset, DT5. DH is away a lot and that has its own problems. Go and get an covid test? I am working in the Education sector and know jobs are scarce, therefore a little worried about finding positions. HEATING AND WATER RATES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL AMOUNT. COMING SOON! We have had to make some big sacrifices though. The roads are at breaking point, and we seldom utilise beach etc when we'd like to as it doesn't appeal to us to sit in traffic / struggle to find a parking space / spend the day with thousands of other people, maybe that's just us. Offered on an unfurnished basis, Terms of use | Privacy policy | Cookie policy | Cookie settings. Thank you! We both ended there by accident but have been here a while and are quite well established: good friends, good jobs etc....We do not own our house and could easily (ish) move jobs.We have been talking for a while about leaving the area to move somewhere cheaper and, after much deliberation, we decided that the Dorset area seemed great. Saxe Coburg are pleased to offer this beautiful one bedroom apartment available within a Over 60's Retirement block located close to Ferndown High Street. If you're considering moving permanently I'd suggest renting for a year to see how you find it, in both the winter & summer months. Summer loving - which area would you recommend looking that are nice but not too expensive . Here's a link to our Talk Guidelines. 2 bedroom flat to rent - Southwick Road, Boscombe East, Bournemouth, BOURNECOAST LETTING AGENTS: This is a charming, purpose-built flat occupying the whole of the first floor of a detached house. Shower room & two bedrooms, situated in a tucked away location. I am working part time, as is my husband. Marketed by Southern and West Lettings - Dorset. Any ideas Thks, Anyone on this thread still? Actively looking for Houses at the moment. There are good jobs if you look for them but salaries aren't that high and you may have to commute. We are going down this weekend to look at Christchurch and Dorchester, grateful for any advice, we are considering moving 3 boys 11 8 and 6 worried it will be difficult to connect with others ...from North west ..moving for work ...any suggestions /tips x, Hi, we are moving to Walkford, Christchurch area in July. DH and I currently live near London in a rather expensive area. People here are lovely and warm but I have yet to meet someone I genuinely click with, whereas in London it seemed like there were loads of people on my wavelength.Does that help at all? So my advice is buy a cheaper house, get your kids in a school first and make sure you have a job before you move, Also have you got any help where you will ge moving ie family because if not you will have to make friends very quickly. I would be really grateful for any replies. We live on the christchurch/Bournemouth border with 2 young children and we love it. From an Asian background I am worried how the locals will perceive an Indian, with tattoos and likes pubs so not your conventional person. I moved here from London too, and am finding it difficult finding my feet, so really related to your post and wondered if there was in fact light at the end of the tunnel? Property compromises of a bright spacious lounge, separate kitchen, bathroom with shower over bath, one double bedroom with built in... 2 bedroom apartment to rent - Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1. It's absolutely not a dump. I know the Admiral Hinton is not that far and could commute but the travel costs will kill me, has anyone done this or is currently commuting? It's friendlier here, and … 4 bedroom flat to rent - Vale Road, Bournemouth, STUDENT ACCOMMODATION 2021/2022 * MODERN DECOR THROUGHOUT * FOUR BEDROOMS * CENTRAL LOCATION * GAS CENTRAL HEATING * DOUBLE GLAZING * GOOD QUALITY FURNITURE * AUGUST 2021. Hi there. DH has had enough of London life and felt that we want better for our 2 DCs one will be 11 and starting Secondary school and have chosen Arnewood, Twynham (might not get in as we are just outside the catchment area), Highcliffe (which I've heard have done very well this year), will find out in March. 5 bedroom house to rent - Bethia Road, Bournemouth. Its a beautiful beautiful place and we have made a few friends. only 1.5 hr on train to Waterloo. 3 bedroom flat to rent - Browning Avenue, Boscombe Manor, Bournemouth. I have gone on a career break so we have only got one wage coming in, its very hard a lot harder than I imagined it would be. Substantial 4 bedroom barn conversion, comprising lounge, dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, utility room 4 beds, master en-suite. I am thinking of moving to Dorset after 40 years in London. I come from the North West originally, I would say I find the people not as friendly but made lots of friends at toddler groups etc x, Hi, not sure if anyone is still on this post, but we are seriously considering relocating to the Dorset area, we have 4dc between 6-16 so it’s a hard one to move the eldest who is now in sixth form and we could wait till he finishes but then the next one goes into year 11 so will never be a perfect time for us! Hello DialMforMummyI made the move to Dorset from London 8 years ago just before our DS1 was born.It's absolutely not a dump. DH can get a transfer, so it all looks ok on that part. Available 14/01/20. EPC Band CAVAILABLE NOWLong let. 2 bedroom flat to rent - Sedgley Road BOURNEMOUTH, 2 Bedroom Flat * Winton Location * Communal Garden * Freshened up Throughout * Unfurnished * Available December 2020, 3 bedroom terraced house to rent - Northport Drive, Wareham BH20, Purbeck Property are delighted to offer this three bedroom terraced house with garden and garage situated in the popular location of Northport. Set in a semi-rural location on a private estate. 3 bedroom apartment to rent - Manor Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth. go. Like Christchurch and surrounding areas. It's very exciting. This is page 1 of 2 (This thread has 26 messages.). The schools are good the people are not so friendly in places and think we are all groccles (holiday makers/incommers). I moved to Dorset from London nearly a year ago. Spacious Unfurnished First Floor Studio Flat situated a short walk from Bournemouth Train Station with Allocated Off Road Parking. LOCAL AREA, 4 bedroom character property to rent - Leigh. 2 bedroom flat to rent - Archway House, Langton Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11. *SPECIAL OFFER* *50% OFF YOUR FIRST MONTHS RENT (for any tenancy taken for a 6 month duration or more) IF YOU MOVE IN BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2020!!