With their sons heading off to college, a pair of empty nesters searches the sugar sand beaches of Fairhope, AL, for a Gulf Coast getaway. She wants a living room and kitchen with an open floor plan for big gatherings, while he's looking for a home with a dock where they can launch a new tradition of family fishing trips. Finding the Alabama home with it all won't be easy, but their realtor is up to the challenge. Will they find the perfect beach home the boys will want to visit for years to come?
A Boston couple searches for a beach house in Narragansett, RI. Having grown up in the beach town, the couple hopes to share memories with their children and spend more time with their extended family. The oceanfront neighborhoods are exclusive, however, so their options are limited even with a hefty budget. Will they be able to get out of the city and find the beach home of their dreams?
A couple hunts for a beachfront family home on Lake Michigan in the small town of Suttons Bay, Michigan. He wants a move-in ready home with gorgeous views, while she wants a home office and direct access to a kid-friendly beach.
Sisters Maddie and Eloise are in Broadkill Beach, Delaware, searching for a destination beach home their whole family can enjoy. They share fond memories of childhood summers spent on the sandy shores of Delaware Bay, and now that they're all grown up, they have a budget of $600,000 to buy a bayside home for a new era of family fun and adventure. Maddie wants a house with plenty of space to store their kayaks, paddleboards and beach toys, while Eloise wants extra bedrooms for all the guests they plan to host.
A globetrotting British couple searches the sunny shores of Gulf Breeze, Florida, for their dream beach home. She would love a house with lots of trees and a large gathering space for guests, while he wants a fixer-upper to make their own.
A mother teams up with her daughter to find a perfect beach home. Hoping to live closer to her daughters after retirement, mom is concentrating on the beach towns of southeastern North Carolina. Beach properties are still affordable in coastal Brunswick County, but with her modest budget, she'll have to get creative to find a home that suits her. Will she be able to find the perfect home on the water?
Two schoolteachers grew up dreaming of living and starting a family in a small town on the water. The location of their jobs, family and friends make Long Island's fabled South Shore the perfect place to make their vision a reality, but low inventory and high prices mean their realtor has his work cut out for him.
An active couple is ready to leave the busy city of Oahu and find their own piece of paradise on the black sand shores of the Big Island, HI. He wants a large lanai for hosting parties and she's looking for a secluded location with direct ocean access. Their realtor knows that finding a house in the Big Island's competitive beachfront market won't be easy and someone is going to have to compromise if they want to find the perfect home.
Newlyweds are on a mission to relocate from cold and snowy Chicago to sunny and sandy Florida. The young couple fell in love with the small-town beach vibe of Gulf Breeze, FL, and is hoping to find their dream home on the water there. Her wish list includes a soaking tub and plenty of entertainment space while he's looking for a backyard paradise with space for a boat. It will be a difficult task but will they find the beach home of their dreams and stay within budget?
Pat and Kathleen are empty nesters searching Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay for a beachfront home. With its small town charm, quiet beaches and access to countless activities, Narragansett strikes them as both a perfect place for them and somewhere their kids will want to visit. Pat wants stunning views and a low-maintenance yard, and Kathleen wants a home close to activities with privacy for guests. Armed with a hard-earned budget of $1.5 million, this couple is ready to make their lifelong dreams come true.
A couple leaves landlocked Montana hoping to find a home along the breathtaking beaches of Ferndale, WA. She wants a house with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean with a large private bedroom for their teenage daughter. He, however, is looking for a move-in ready home with plenty of entertaining space outdoors. Can their realtor find the house that has it all or are their beach home dreams just too far out of reach?
A couple is on the hunt for a piece of paradise for them and their kids on Florida's Anna Maria Island. They want a place where they can unwind from their busy life in Venice, Florida, but agreeing on amenities may not be so easy. She wants a turn-key home with a pool where she can kick off her sandals and relax, while he's looking for a house with a fishing pier where he can connect with the kids while they reel in the catch of the day.
A Massachusetts couple wants their two teenage daughters to experience coastal living so they've decided move to New England's coastal region, specifically the Seabrook, NH, area. They have their hearts set on finding a soft, sandy beach right in their backyard with a great outdoor space for entertaining.
A couple from Seattle wants to live closer to the water and decides to look for a home on Washington's Camano Island. They're excited to find a home that's close enough for friends to visit, and while she's looking for a place with a west-facing view, he's hoping for a fire pit where they can gather for beachside bonfires.
A couple visits North Carolina's Topsail Island to find an extra-large beach retreat for their family of six. She wants to live close to activities, while he wants a home with plenty of entertaining space and a covered outdoor deck. Although the market for beachfront homes is competitive, their realtor is confident she can find the home they've always wanted.
A busy couple with two young kids wants to find a relaxing beachfront home on the peninsula of Hampton Roads, VA. With a budget of $500,000, they hope to find a home with a private dock and updated kitchen, but competition in this beachfront hot spot is fierce.
A family of four wants to add water and sand to their Texas life by trading in their busy schedules for a beach house on the coastal islands of Galveston. With the help of a local agent, they hope to find their dream oceanfront oasis that's close to town and within their $600,000 budget.
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