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Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

HGTV: This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric Gedney used lots of windows as well as patios and an infinity-edge pool to help make the most of living in such a stunning location.

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

The decorating experts at HGTV.com share 17 sophisticated coastal hotel interiors and exteriors in Miami and Key West, Fla., and Southern California.

Waterfront Homes: Oceanfront Mansion in Gulf Stream, Fla. 18 Photos

HGTV takes you inside a gorgeous walled and gated coastal home tucked away in the tranquil seaside hamlet of Gulf Stream.

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

HGTV loves this bright, breezy coastal home with fun pops of color from designer Liz Carroll.

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

It was built in 2007, but this New Jersey home has the look of a century-old beach cottage, thanks to some good old-fashioned design moves. HGTV Magazine shows you around.

Waterfront Homes: Island Retreat in Wilmington, N.C. 16 Photos

HGTV takes you inside a beautiful coastal home on Figure Eight Island, featuring a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

Coastal Kitchens Jun 3, 2016

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Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but we'll prove that an Island Life is possible for anyone. Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous. We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.
Season 1, Episode 8

A couple fulfill a lifelong dream and move from busy Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Rob and Suzanne live right outside Boston and lead very busy lives. Being busy professionals with demanding jobs doesn't leave much time for relaxation. They've been going to Martha's Vineyard for over ten years and each year they have fallen in love with the island more and more. Now, they've decided to make the island their permanent home and are hunting for a house with historic charm where they can leave the stress of their former lives behind.

Sunday
Feb 8
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A family longing to raise their children with four seasons moves from Hawaii to Kodiak Island.

Nesward and his wife Jackie lived in Alaska years ago for his job as a rescue swimmer with the Coast Guard. Now, three daughters later, the family has been living in Nesward's native Hawaii with his parents. Life is good, but they never stopped missing Alaska.

Monday
Mar 9
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

A family moves from Pittsburgh to Key Largo, FL to spend less time at work and more time together.

For years Frederick and Carina have been in search of the perfect place to call home and raise their three kids. They've tested the waters of Boston, Houston and even Miami. In the end, they realized what they really wanted was a life outside a city. They had vacationed in Key Largo many years before, loved it and wondered if it be possible to actually make a place like that their home.

Sunday
Mar 22
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

A family leaves the Midwest for Key West.

Stephen and Beth lead a hectic lifestyle in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen is CFO of a company and Beth is a busy stay-at-home mom raising their 14 year-old daughter, Maya. They live in a sub-division where every house looks the same, 600 miles from the sea, surrounded by fast food chains, and have to drive four miles if they want to buy a pint of milk. Beth first visited Key West when she was growing up and immediately fell in love with it. She went back a few years ago with her husband who also quickly felt at home on the island. Now, with Stephen able to work remotely, they're ready to make their favorite vacation destination their permanent home…they just need to find the perfect house.

Friday
Apr 10
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

A young family makes the move of a lifetime from the Midwest to the San Juan Islands.

Chris and Laura both grew up in the Midwest and met in Iowa. Chris does consulting work for dental offices and travels a lot--up to 38 times a year-- while Laura is a writer who works from home while they raise their 5-year-old daughter and 3 year-old son. When the opportunity arose for Chris to relocate for work and not travel as much, they were given the choice of New York City, Salt Lake City, or the San Juan Islands. The Pacific Northwest island location was their pick right off the bat. They immediately fell in love with it and everything it had to offer.

Friday
Apr 10
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 14

A Couple Sells a Business to Move to a Secluded Home on Little Gasparilla Island

Mike and Carina are ready to leave the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas for the secluded serenity of Little Gasparilla Island off Florida's west coast. They're looking for a more environmentally-friendly home away from cities and pollution, close to a natural barrier island. Along with their Palermo Real Estate Professionals agent Sue Paskert, the couple hopes to find their perfect piece of island life.

Sunday
Dec 20
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

A Couple Sells a Business to Move to a Secluded Home on Little Gasparilla Island

Mike and Carina are ready to leave the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas for the secluded serenity of Little Gasparilla Island off Florida's west coast. They're looking for a more environmentally-friendly home away from cities and pollution, close to a natural barrier island. Along with their Palermo Real Estate Professionals agent Sue Paskert, the couple hopes to find their perfect piece of island life.

Monday
Dec 21
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Family of Six Makes Move from Dallas to South Padre Island.

Phillip and Melissa love Dallas but are ready to leave the city and put their feet in the sand on South Padre Island. Since Phillip can work remotely and Melissa home-schools their four children, this move is perfect for the family to enjoy both the small town feel of SPI and still be right at the beach. Once they find their dream home with help from Gayle Hood of Padre Elite Team, the whole family will be able to settle down and enjoy island living.

Monday
Apr 4
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 5

From Austin to Port Aransas, Texas

Newlyweds Laurie and Chad and their dog Duck are ready to leave the big city of Austin behind and start the next chapter of their lives in Port Aransas, Texas. Chad cherishes the trips he used to make to Port Aransas every summer with his family, and he even proposed to Laurie on the beach there. They're ready to make this special place their permanent home and hope to find the perfect condo with a boat dock and enough bedrooms for visiting friends and family.

Sunday
Oct 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

From San Diego to Coronado

Heather, Drew and their two young sons live in San Diego but dream of moving across the bay to Coronado Island. When Heather was growing up nearby, she fantasized about one day living in one of Coronado's majestic homes, and the family now has the means to make that dream a reality. Heather and Drew are excited to find the quintessential Coronado house where they have enough room to entertain and their sons can be close to school and activities.

Friday
Aug 18
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 9, Episode 4

Cast a Line on Oak Island

An Ohio couple decides to move to Oak Island, North Carolina, to spend more time together. The affordability of the area makes them eager to find the perfect home for this new chapter in their lives.

Monday
Sep 11
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

A couple move from the Midwest to the place of their childhood vacations, Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

Tracey grew up in Maine and visited Mount Desert Island all through her childhood. She introduced JC, her husband, to the island and he immediately loved it. JC and Tracey moved to Bethel, Maine a few years ago before getting married. Now parents to a three-year-old son, they've decided to fulfill a lifelong dream and make Mt. Desert Island their home permanently.

Friday
Sep 22
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

Making Memories on Nantucket

After spending many summers on the island, a couple sets out to make their dream come true and find a forever home on Nantucket. They each have unique memories of growing up there and recognize the importance of passing the same experiences on to their daughters. Will they find the beautiful island home they've been dreaming of?

Sunday
Nov 12
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 6

From Childhood Vactions to Permanent Paradise on Mustang Island

A couple that has been vacationing on Mustang Island in Corpus Christi, TX, since they both were kids is ready to buy a home on the island. With their three kids in tow, they're hoping to find a home as close to the beach as possible.

Sunday
Nov 26
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 9

New Beginnings on on Camano Island, WA

A Seattle couple wants to start their life together in a more peaceful setting and feel like Camano Island in Washington is the perfect spot. They hope to find a home with water views where they can enjoy the island's laid-back vibe and an easy commute to work.

Sunday
Nov 26
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

From Childhood Vactions to Permanent Paradise on Mustang Island

A couple that has been vacationing on Mustang Island in Corpus Christi, TX, since they both were kids is ready to buy a home on the island. With their three kids in tow, they're hoping to find a home as close to the beach as possible.

Monday
Nov 27
1am | 12c
Season 10, Episode 9

New Beginnings on on Camano Island, WA

A Seattle couple wants to start their life together in a more peaceful setting and feel like Camano Island in Washington is the perfect spot. They hope to find a home with water views where they can enjoy the island's laid-back vibe and an easy commute to work.

Monday
Nov 27
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 10, Episode 14

Family Home on Hilton Head

As their three daughters get older, Georgia residents Lisa and Kevin are looking for a change of pace from their busy lives. They want to move to a place their kids will always want to return to, and they've set their sights on Hilton Head, South Carolina. It has always been a special place for their family, so Lisa and Kevin are searching for a home there that offers the beach, amenities and quality of life that the whole family is looking for.

Sunday
Dec 3
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 12

Coming Home to Indian Lake

A couple has grown tired of hectic city life and is anxious to return to their family and friends in their hometown of Indian Lake, OH. Both are able to work remotely so they're heading back to their old stomping grounds to find the perfect dream home. Will they find the island oasis they've been trying to get back to?

Sunday
Dec 3
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 10, Episode 14

Family Home on Hilton Head

As their three daughters get older, Georgia residents Lisa and Kevin are looking for a change of pace from their busy lives. They want to move to a place their kids will always want to return to, and they've set their sights on Hilton Head, South Carolina. It has always been a special place for their family, so Lisa and Kevin are searching for a home there that offers the beach, amenities and quality of life that the whole family is looking for.

Monday
Dec 4
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 12

Coming Home to Indian Lake

A couple has grown tired of hectic city life and is anxious to return to their family and friends in their hometown of Indian Lake, OH. Both are able to work remotely so they're heading back to their old stomping grounds to find the perfect dream home. Will they find the island oasis they've been trying to get back to?

Monday
Dec 4
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 10, Episode 5

Dreaming of South Padre Island

A couple is ready to start a new chapter by buying a home on South Padre Island in Texas where they can ditch their hectic lifestyle for tranquility and adventure.

Sunday
Dec 10
9pm | 8c
Season 10, Episode 8

From the City to the Vineyard

After years of visiting the island to relax and decompress, a Boston couple is ready to find their dream home on Martha's Vineyard. They're looking for a home where they can enjoy the Vineyard lifestyle and host family that once vacationed on the island with them. Will Martha's Vineyard give them what they're looking for?

Sunday
Dec 10
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 10, Episode 5

Dreaming of South Padre Island

A couple is ready to start a new chapter by buying a home on South Padre Island in Texas where they can ditch their hectic lifestyle for tranquility and adventure.

Monday
Dec 11
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 8

From the City to the Vineyard

After years of visiting the island to relax and decompress, a Boston couple is ready to find their dream home on Martha's Vineyard. They're looking for a home where they can enjoy the Vineyard lifestyle and host family that once vacationed on the island with them. Will Martha's Vineyard give them what they're looking for?

Monday
Dec 11
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 9, Episode 11

Young Couple Leaves Busy Atlanta for Quiet Amelia Island

An Atlanta couple working in hotel sales discovered Amelia Island while on vacation and decided it was the perfect place to get married. Tired of the busy city life, they are ready to make the island home, but while he would love to fix up an old house, she prefers a hassle-free new construction home.

Sunday
Dec 31
9pm | 8c

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