From Dump to Dreamy Beach House

A husband-and-wife team of weekend remodelers transformed a run-down cottage into a beachside getaway. See the amazing photos featured in HGTV Magazine.

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Alexandra Rowley

Tranquil Transformation

Lisa Marie Brooks, a real estate agent, and her husband, Scott, a commercial airline pilot and builder, know potential: Together they've built or renovated 25 homes in three states, most of which they've resold. \"This house actually had a lot of pros,\" says Lisa Marie of the 2,000-square-foot bungalow. \"A pitched roof and a sunroom with lots of windows, plus great big oak trees all around.\" Now the fixer-upper is their home for good. Says Lisa Marie, \"No chance we're selling this one anytime soon.\"

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