Deja Vu Property Two

It was like travelling back ten years, only this time it was one with a licence.
One of the lesser reasons for selling the cottage three years ago was the village hall directly next door.
It was used for school fêtes, dancing/aerobics classes, whist drives and bingo occasionally, then the trustees/governors/caretakers or whatever they wanted to call themselves would arrange discos for the under 16s, birthday parties, wedding receptions, and of course New Year bashes.
At first, it didn’t bother us too much as events were few and far between, but when the parties started, they were noisy and those leaving slightly under the influence tried to take detours over the back hedge through our garden, fell over in the gutters, and up the road used someone’s flower pots as a urinal.
The last couple of parties there involved the law due to underage drinking and drugs, so when future parties had to be venued elsewhere, it was somewhat of a relief.

Imagine then our dismay when we pulled up alongside a rather nice looking property in the middle of a tiny village surrounded by open fields to see it occupied the site immediately next door to the village hall.
The car park had quite a few vehicles in it, and I could hear beat music which suggested aerobics, so I looked on the door notices to see how busy they were.
Monthly WI, weekly SW (yay, I can re-enroll), aerobics and dancing classes, and of course This Hall for Hire notices.

Now the one we lived next door to had no drinking licence, so any alcohol for parties was a ‘bring your own’ affair.
This hall has a licence, so is bound to be busier and more popular for family celebrations.
The property itself was nice. The gardens fabulous, with apple trees and purple clematis  growing up two walls.

These pictures were taken 2 years ago when we visited MOH.

Inside, it was a bit of a mess, OK a lot of a mess, but nothing we couldn’t handle.
Outside there was a drive for at least three vehicles (OK for visitors), it had oil central heating, three bedrooms, and a lovely lounge with open fireplace.
It needed the usual new boiler and central heating rads, new windows, kitchen and bathroom, plus complete interior decoration. But it was GOOD!

Just not where it was.Onward…………………………………

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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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