and of course 1hr flights for my wife to visit her family in Poland.
Between cities in Poland or from Poland to Britain? Because it's closer to 2 hours or more if the latter depending on where in the UK or Poland you're flying between.
Can't you rent for 6 months and see if you all like it in PL longer term, before committing to The Big Return? I would, if I were you guys.
Btw you're not a troll, I hope and assume, because some things in your post squeak a little. No offence intended.