About the Show

From the wooded peaks of the East Coast's Blue Ridge to Hawaii's tropical Mauna Loa, the mountains are the ultimate retreat for people who want to get away from it all. The gorgeous views, fresh air, and the sheer joy of sitting on top of the world are a few of the elements that draw homeowners to these remote locations. We'll follow families as they search for their oases in the clouds.

Rustic Mountain Retreat

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Rustic Outdoor Area with Stone Walkway

Step into the home's backyard for a view of the beautiful landscaping, including a mix of foliage and floral plants paired with several trees. Take a walk along the stone walkway to enjoy the North Carolina views.

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Rustic Patio With Wrought Iron Furnishings & Outdoor Bar

Incredible mountain views, an outdoor bar and an infinity edge pool make this rustic patio an ideal place to gather with friends and family.

Outdoor Bar Perfect for Entertaining

Cushioned, wrought iron barstools surround this outdoor bar with a sleek countertop and rock base that blends in perfectly with the natural, rustic surroundings. With stunning mountain views and a nearby infinity pool, it's the ideal spot for entertaining friends and family.

Rustic Patio Features Rocking Chairs & Infinity Pool

Surrounded by lush plants and incredible mountain views, this rock patio is the ultimate place to relax and unwind. A small bridge over the infinity pool connects to the patio which features two distinct seating areas. A pair of poolside rocking chairs offer a place to sit and enjoy the view.

Infinity Pool Overlooks Mountain Range

The infinity edge of the pool seamlessly blends into the landscape and incredible mountain views beyond it.

Infinity Edge Pool

The water of this refined infinity edge pool reflects not only the custom summer kitchen, but also the beauty of all the natural surroundings.

Photo By: Deborah A Scannell

Rustic Summer Kitchen At Pool's Edge

Nestled between the main house and the guest house lies a fully equipped summer kitchen, waterfall and infinity edge pool. There's no skimping on the views from every angle of the outdoor living space. It's easy to escape at this mountain retreat.

Rustic Garden With Mountain View

Lush green shrubs and pretty yellow wildflowers complement the natural landscape and rock patio at this rustic mountain retreat.

Rustic Mountain Getaway With Guest House

The renovation of this 12,000-square-foot home will transform into an extravagant mountain retreat featuring a new 2,500-square-foot guest cottage opening onto a summer kitchen and pool bar, 75′ long infinity edge pool, tennis pavilion, extensive water features, garden and hiking trails. Not your typical renovation, this grand-scale renewal and addition will exhibit some of the world’s finest granite and stone, beautiful custom cabinetry, custom wood and glass folding and lift-side doors that open rooms completely to the outdoors, and other exquisite materials and inspiring novelties, all while staying true to the home’s traditional rustic origins. Scheduled for completion later this year, this one-of-a-kind Asheville retreat will be in a class all its own.

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Stacked Stone Stairs Lead to Covered Deck

Stacked stone stairs curve up to the spacious covered deck at this rustic mountain retreat located in Western North Carolina.

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Gorgeous Gardens at Mountain Retreat

The gardens at this Asheville retreat were designed to take advantage of indigenous plants and trees while highlighting the beautiful mountain views all around.

Photo By: Meechan Architectural Photography

Cascading Waterfall

The outdoor space was designed to look as if the waterfall flows from the infinity edge pool and throughout the gardens. Each aspect of the outdoor living space was thoroughly thought out to bring the most efficient use of the space while emphasizing the beauty of nature all around.

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Cascading Waterfall & Manmade Pond

Flowing over the rock retaining wall, the waterfall streams into the manmade pond below surrounded by rocks and lush plants.

Photo By: Kevin Meechan

Tennis Court at Rustic Mountain Retreat

Enjoy a game or two of tennis at this rustic mountain retreat. There's even a shaded seating area for spectators.

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Back Deck With Mountain View

What a beautiful view to wake up to! The outdoor living space of this home's back deck can't be beat.

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Back Deck With Breathtaking Mountain Views

Perfect for your early morning coffee or dining alfresco, this back deck is spacious and offers magnificent views of the mountain range to soak in.

Photo By: Kevin Meechan

Pool House Framed by Mountains

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View of Open Poolhouse and Swimming Pool

The pool and poolhouse is set away from the main house as a destination and its own outdoor room.

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Poolhouse Displays Breathtaking View of Mountains

Designed by Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture, a wood-burning fireplace was cast in place of concrete with a board-form finish. Its covered position protects it from the summer winds in its Vermont setting.

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Open Poolhouse With Mountain View

A large opening frames the view to the mountains from the arrival court at the main house. The poolhouse and pergola have one largely solid wall that lends privacy to the pool area with the exception of one large opening.

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Contemporary Poolhouse

The poolhouse and pergola are integrated into one linear structure. Simple materials of copper siding, bluestone paving, cedar and board form concrete tie the design together.

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Chic Poolhouse for Entertaining

Inside, the poolhouse contains a studio apartment and bathroom/changing room.

From: Wagner Hodgson and Wagner Hodgson

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Entertainment Pergola

The large pergola provides plenty of room for entertaining. The fireplace takes the chill off of the cool summer evenings, while lighting adds drama to the space at night. The floor of the pergola is one step up from the pool deck to give it more prominence.

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Season 1, Episode 1

Stowe, Vermont, Mountain Home With a View

Outdoor enthusiasts, Dan and Karen have been frequent vacationers to the mountain resort town of Stowe, Vermont. They are looking to get closer to the mountain community they love and give their two sons the opportunity to be at the foot of the ski slopes of Mount Mansfield, with every outdoor activity at their disposal. But with a large wish-list to go along with their big budget will they find a place perfect enough for all of their family's needs?

Saturday
Mar 5
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

A Park City Mountain Home with a View

Park City, Utah, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, bringing newlyweds Kathleen and Carey here to set their roots. As first time homebuyers, this young couple is looking for a place to call their own in the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. They hope to settle into a mountain home that offers every outdoor activity they can hope for right outside their front door. But with their budget of $325,000 can they find the perfect home and space for their three dogs?

Tuesday
Mar 29
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Blue Ridge Retreat

A young couple is ready to leave Atlanta's congestion for Georgia's sprawling Blue Ridge Mountains. While he is hoping to find a home with a man cave, she's set on finding a property with lake access and superior mountain views. Can they stay within their budget of $500,000 and still find a home that checks every box on their wish list?

Saturday
Apr 8
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 10

Blue Ridge Retreat

A young couple is ready to leave Atlanta's congestion for Georgia's sprawling Blue Ridge Mountains. While he is hoping to find a home with a man cave, she's set on finding a property with lake access and superior mountain views. Can they stay within their budget of $500,000 and still find a home that checks every box on their wish list?

Sunday
Apr 9
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 13

Finding the Perfect Rocky Mountain Retreat in Breckenridge, Colorado

A couple of empty nesters from Texas look to escape from hot summers and enjoy the winters of Breckenridge, CO. They're hoping to find a turnkey house with big windows and striking views of the Rocky Mountains. The market in Breckenridge is hot, though, so if these Texas transplants want to find the home of their dreams, they'll have to act fast!

Sunday
Apr 9
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Pennsylvania Mountain Retreat

Rob and Dana are successful entrepreneurs with hectic schedules. They're ready to find a mountain retreat in Pennsylvania's gorgeous Jim Thorpe area where they can escape the demands of their busy lifestyle and unplug in the great outdoors. They want a house as unique as they are, with ample privacy and enough space for outdoor fun with friends and family. In Jim Thorpe's thriving market, the couple's budget of $350,000 means their agent will have his hands full trying to accommodate their wish list.

Saturday
Apr 15
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Pennsylvania Mountain Retreat

Rob and Dana are successful entrepreneurs with hectic schedules. They're ready to find a mountain retreat in Pennsylvania's gorgeous Jim Thorpe area where they can escape the demands of their busy lifestyle and unplug in the great outdoors. They want a house as unique as they are, with ample privacy and enough space for outdoor fun with friends and family. In Jim Thorpe's thriving market, the couple's budget of $350,000 means their agent will have his hands full trying to accommodate their wish list.

Sunday
Apr 16
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Mount Hood Hideaway

After moving to Portland two years ago to escape the Arizona heat, a family of three quickly fell in love with all of the available mountain activities and is now searching for a vacation house in the small Mt. Hood Village ski town of Government Camp, Oregon. With a budget of $700,000, will this adventurous family find a home in just the right place with enough room to host all of their friends?

Sunday
Apr 23
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Ketchum, Idaho, Mountain Abode

An active professional couple with a toddler have a rental that's quickly becoming too small. Now they're ready to buy their forever home in Idaho's gorgeous resort town of Ketchum. She wants space for their growing family and he wants a modern aesthetic that fits their style, but in Ketchum's competitive market, finding a house that has it all is no easy task. Will their real estate agent be able to check every box on their wish list and still come in under their budget of $650,000?

Sunday
Apr 23
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Mountain Getaway in Park City, Utah

Tiffany and George Fox are active newlyweds looking for the perfect home where they can put down roots in the gorgeous mountain resort destination of Park City, UT. She's looking for a big, versatile kitchen to accommodate her love of cooking, while he's after ample living space to host his large family when they come to visit. But in Park City's red-hot housing market, finding a house that checks all the boxes on their wish list could be a real challenge. Will they be able to find the mountain home of their dreams on a budget of $425,000?

Saturday
Apr 29
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Mountain Getaway in Park City, Utah

Tiffany and George Fox are active newlyweds looking for the perfect home where they can put down roots in the gorgeous mountain resort destination of Park City, UT. She's looking for a big, versatile kitchen to accommodate her love of cooking, while he's after ample living space to host his large family when they come to visit. But in Park City's red-hot housing market, finding a house that checks all the boxes on their wish list could be a real challenge. Will they be able to find the mountain home of their dreams on a budget of $425,000?

Sunday
Apr 30
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Sun Valley Adventure Home

Cory and Kathryn Chalmers have been living the daily city grind in Los Angeles, California, for years. Now they're ready to swap their concrete jungle for the mountain wilderness of beautiful resort town Sun Valley, Idaho. They're looking for a home with ample space for their animals, beautiful mountain views, and close proximity to outdoor adventure and alpine sports. But, in the competitively priced Sun Valley area, their budget of $500,000 means their agent will have her work cut out for her to find the right mountain home for this active family.

Sunday
Apr 30
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Big Mountain Hideaway in Whitefish, MT

After living all around the country, a couple decides to lay down roots in the little Rocky Mountains ski town of Whitefish, MT. They've always dreamed of living in Montana and are hoping to find the perfect spot where they can raise their son. The couple is looking for a home with an open layout, a spacious kitchen and a large yard. Can they check every box on their wish list and stay within their budget?

Sunday
May 14
2:30am | 1:30c

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