Lance and Melissa Fahrney, along with their four children, are trading in the hot, humid beaches of Florida for a chance at log cabin living in Montana. They're searching for a basecamp that opens the door to a world of outdoor recreational opportunities they can't experience in Florida skiing, sledding, and hiking in the mountains. The Fahrneys are dreaming of a secluded log cabin, nestled in the woods and close to a big lake. Real estate agent David Fetveit will help them find their new log cabin living situation around the Flathead Lake area in northwestern Montana.
Follow this adventure seeking couple as they leave the bustling city of San Francisco behind and explore the exclusive Lake Tahoe log cabin real estate market. With a long list of wants and needs, they've been looking for the perfect log home for two years. Will they ever find a home? Find out what kind of log cabin a budget of $600,000 can buy you in Lake Tahoe, California.
Justin and Leah are head over heels in love with each other and the outdoor lifestyle they both enjoy. After relocating from sun-kissed Hawaii, they're ready to put roots down where they first fell in love with the great outdoors: Iowa. Here in America's heartland, the search begins for a log cabin base camp for their next great adventures, but finding the perfect cabin in Iowa is no picnic. It's going to take every ounce of patience and determination they have to see their dreams become reality.
Passionate anglers Joe and Katie Tharaldson dream of the perfect log cabin escape to raise their three young children on Minnesota's famous Lake of the Woods. They want a rustic waterfront home with a stone fireplace and room for guests, but their limited budget of $175,000 proves an emotional challenge. The Tharaldsons are faced with a dramatic decision to double their budget, or sacrifice their wish list and life long log cabin dreams.
The Sarratori family is on a mission. They want a vacation home where they can leave behind their hectic everyday lives in Charlotte, North Carolina to discover fun and adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. For this active family, the perfect base camp would be like camping in the woods without a tent. A log cabin is the perfect solution, but can they find one that measures up to their big dreams?
Empty Nesters Derrell and Terri Watts are dreaming of the ultimate log cabin escape near Bryson City, North Carolina. They want a two bedroom rustic cabin with a stacked stone fireplace, mountain views, and luxury finishes, but their strict budget of $300,000 pits husband against wife. After five years of searching for the perfect cabin, will they ever find their dream home?
Westward ho! Justin and Ashley are leaving behind their congested urban New Jersey lives for a home in Colorado's spacious Front Range Mountains. With new jobs, new opportunities, and new outdoor experiences available around every turn, all they need is the perfect log cabin solution to fit their new lifestyle. But will conflicting requirements for land, modern cable amenities, and a short commute leave them high and dry in the American West? We'll find out.
Adam and Rhonni are an extreme sports loving couple who ski, bike, and hike their way through every season of the year in Vail, Colorado. Now, they're looking to update from their "ski bum" lifestyle to settle down in a permanent home in the Vail Valley. But affordable, modern, single family homes that satisfy everything on their wish list are proving hard to come by in one of the most expensive real estate markets in the country. Will they be forced to settle, raise their budget, or get creative to strike gold in these hills?
First time homebuyers, Travis and Kirsten Williams, are dreaming of buying their own log cabin in New Hampshires's Lakes Region. They want a rustic three bedroom cabin with a fireplace, garage, and acreage, but their strict budget of $215,000 pits husband against wife. She wants wood floors, and he wants carpet. Will they ever agree on a home?
Computer programmers John Hunt and Jill Rockwell love the scenic mountain town of Leavenworth, Washington so much they are ready to drop $980,000 on a luxury log cabin, but compromising their long list of wants and needs proves harder than they expected. After they tour three log charmers with over-the-top features like an infinity pool, a Snow Cat, and a cowboy saddle bar, which cabin will they choose?
Debbie, a retired schoolteacher, her adult daughter Jen, and her grandson Ashton, are relocating from San Diego, California to Bend, Oregon. They're searching for a slower-paced lifestyle, access to superb outdoor amenities, and a log cabin property suited for an alpaca farm. All of which Central Oregon has in spades, but properties in Bend, Oregon come in all shapes and sizes, and finding the right one for this unique family and their big ambitions will require they hit the pavement running. Can this mother-daughter combo find their "green acres" paradise, or will they be forced to settle for something less ideal?
Going all-in together on a luxury log cabin, life-long friends Dan and Mary Kay Taylor, and Steve and Melanie Miller, hope to find the perfect log cabin with two master suites and enough room to host multi-family vacations, but their combined budget of $875,000 is no match for their enormous list of wants and needs. Find out how these couples duke it out to choose the perfect home.
Pete and Shirley want to escape their long-term home of Los Angeles to return to the idyllic place where they honeymooned: Hawaii. Here in the Aloha State, they seek a lush, secluded retreat to spend their golden years enjoying the unique food, culture, and natural beauty that make these islands simply unforgettable. After months of searching, they've found the perfect setting: nestled high in the tropical forests near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. In this remote corner of paradise, Pete and Shirley have finally found the one-of-a-kind Hawaiian log cabins they've been dreaming of all these years, But after falling in love with not one, but two cabins...how will they ever decide?
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