“I’ve had my 50th and my 60th birthday celebrations here, which has been fun, and we have had lots of family get-togethers, barbecues and Christmas parties.
“It’s a great house for entertaining, of course.
“But as we’re getting older, it’s time for us to go somewhere else. We are ‘rightsizing’, as the Americans would say.”
He smiles: “It’s a perfect home for a young family, and it has been perfect for us too. We really have loved living here, but for us, it’s time to move on.”