Coastal-Inspired Spaces

Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric G …

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

Light walls pair with pops of color and ample natural light to create a bright, airy atmosphere in this lovely beach home.

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

Located on Figure Eight Island, this home offers charming coastal style, a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

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

One of South Florida's most prized spans of coastline gives sublime allure to this stunning walled and gated oceanfront estate.

10 Coastal-Cool Spaces From Our Best Beach Shows 10 Photos

Love beach style? Get design inspiration from How Close Can I Beach?, Island Life and Caribbean Life.

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

By: Jessica Dodell-Feder

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 desi …

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

From sunny Southern California to uber-hip Miami and tropical Key West, the design world's brightest stars are giving high-end hot …

20 Coastal Designs That Will Have You Ready for Summer 20 Photos

Dreamy coastal designs may ignite an unwavering need for travel, relocation or home renovations. Proceed with caution.

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Sep 16, 2018

Tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 and enter for your chance to win this lakefront escape.

How to Make a Sea Glass Shadowbox Sep 20, 2018

Bring home the beauty of the seashore with a fun, inexpensive sea glass DIY project that's perfect for bringing in some coastal st …

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Oct 1, 2018

See how this season's star is blowing coral clusters and driftwood displays out of the water.

10 Top Bloggers Get a First-Person Look at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Sep 18, 2018

HGTV invited bloggers and influencers from across the country to tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 on St. Simons Island, Ga.

Beachy Keen: 15 Ways to Add Coastal Charm to Any Space 15 Photos

By: Amanda Lecky

It's easy to give your house an oceanfront feeling, even if you live miles from the water. Here's how top interior designers creat …

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

From cozy beach cottages to landlocked homes that can only dream of the sea, here's a peek inside some coastal-style homes that wi …

What It's Like to Live in a Waterfront Home Sep 17, 2018

Homeowners share their insights on living by oceans, rivers and lakes.

Coastal Home Has Modern, Contemporary Style 5 Photos

A light neutral palette helps open up this spacious coastal home designed by Martin Kobus. The living room, kitchen and breakfast …

Coastal, Contemporary Beach House Brings Landscape Indoors 5 Photos

This beach house blends coastal and contemporary styles and incorporates elements from the surrounding landscape into the decor.

California Coastal Home with Craftsman Inspiration 10 Photos

This renovated home has taken on an artful interpretation of California Coastal aesthetics, combined with contemporary notes and s …

Beachside Home Featuring Color Inspired by Water, Surf and Sun 7 Photos

This beachside oasis designed by Musso Design Group draws color inspiration of the ocean and Florida sunshine with calming blues, …

Coastal Dutch Colonial Is Full of Personality 15 Photos

With an interest in preserving their Colonial home while still making it their own, the homeowners trusted Chango & Co. to infuse …

HGTV Dream Home 2003 18 Photos

Located in Mexico Beach, Fla., HGTV Dream Home 2003 is a cozy bayside home surrounded by tropical foliage and perfect for entertai …

Before Pictures of HGTV Dream Home 2016 33 Photos

See floor plans and browse photos of this coastal vacation retreat in Merritt Island, Florida, before its much needed makeover.

HGTV Dream Home 2013: Side Yard Pictures 10 Photos

The ground-level gathering area accommodates both outdoor dining and relaxation.

Waterfront Homes: Clifftop Contemporary in Santa Barbara, Calif. 15 Photos

Perched above the Santa Barbara coastline, this island-style contemporary home comes with a tennis court, a swimming pool and excl …

Coastal Kitchen Makeover 6 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

Designer Lisa Sherry transforms a dated first floor in a vacation home into an open, coastal kitchen and dining area.

Outdoor Escape Made for Entertaining Features a Poolside Cabana 11 Photos

This backyard retreat has everything homeowners need to host a fabulous soirée. From the poolside cabana, dining area with firepla …

Elevated Coastal Home 7 Photos

Daryl Cobb created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country landscap …

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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 13, Episode 9

Feeling Young Again on Hilton Head, South Carolina

A Fairfax, Virginia, couple of empty nesters has decided to make the move to beautiful Hilton Head, South Carolina. They fell in love with the gorgeous Spanish moss hanging from the trees, laid-back atmosphere and the easy access to the water after visiting the area with their kids. The couple is now hoping to find a home with scenic water views and enough space to entertain.

Monday
Aug 19
7:30am | 6:30c
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, MA. 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?

Monday
Aug 26
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Brews and Views on San Juan Island, WA

Newlyweds are ready to leave Spokane, WA, and return to his hometown on San Juan Island, WA, to be near family and close to work. She wants to put his contractor skills to the test with a fixer-upper property that has water views and space for their dogs.

Monday
Aug 26
7am | 6c
Season 12, Episode 5

Dropping Anchor on Block Island

A charter-boat captain from Connecticut who has been visiting Block Island in Rhode Island since he was young is ready to make his childhood dreams come true and move to the island full-time. With the help of his girlfriend, he hopes to find a home with water views and all the charm the island has to offer.

Monday
Aug 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 6

Making the Move to Merritt Island for Life on the Water

A Pensacola, Florida, family with three young children makes the move to beautiful Merritt Island. They want to enjoy living right on the water with a dock in the backyard for their boat and a swimming pool for the kids. They're looking for an open-concept house with plenty of details that's move-in ready and large enough to accommodate their whole family.

Monday
Sep 2
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 15, Episode 4

Space for Nine at Indian Lake, Ohio

With their six kids almost grown up, a Dayton couple is hoping to find a large lake house to bring the whole family together. Not only do they need a large number of bedrooms and baths, they also need yard space for the ninth member of the family, their rescue dog Charlie. They also want space for their boat and two jet skis, plus views of the open water.

Monday
Sep 2
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 12

Views of the Sand Dunes

A Pennsylvania family is ready to stop shoveling themselves out of the snow every winter and move to North Carolina's Outer Banks. They love the white sandy beaches and small town atmosphere as well as the many water spots available. They're hoping to find a house in their favorite vacation spot with a game room, a pool and a large backyard for their beloved golden retriever.

Monday
Sep 2
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Sep 9
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 11, Episode 10

Trading Iowa Corn Fields for Sugar Sand Beaches in Gulf Shores, Alabama

An Iowa family is ready to enjoy year-long outdoor activities and bring their restaurant business to Gulf Shores, Alabama. They hope to find a house close to the beach with bedrooms for everyone and room in the backyard for a pool.

Monday
Sep 9
7am | 6c
Season 12, Episode 7

Boarding the Ferry to Fidalgo

A couple that grew up on Fidalgo Island in Washington now wants their children to have the same experiences they had hiking the mountains, camping in the forest and fishing in the Pacific. They decide to board a ferry to the island to hopefully find the house of their dreams.

Monday
Sep 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 4

Home With a View on Topsail

John and Penny have been visiting Topsail Island, North Carolina, for more than 20 years, and they're ready to relocate to the island permanently. Their daughter is finally out of the house, and their hometown is becoming congested, so it's the perfect time for these empty nesters to make the move. They love the island's laid-back vibe, friendly community, and quiet beaches, and they're hoping to find a condo with a view of it all.

Monday
Sep 16
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 12

Mainland to Catalina Island

A family of six from Long Beach, CA, hopes to find an island home with great architectural style and an ocean view in the Catalina Island town of Avalon. The family discovered the charm of the town and its gorgeous beaches after taking a job there and is confident this is the perfect place to move away from the busy city.

Monday
Sep 16
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 2

Island-Hopping From St. John to Key West

A couple who has been living on St. John wants to move to Key West, Florida, where they were married several years ago. They're relocating their construction business and looking forward to being closer to their family. They hope to find a home in a quiet neighborhood close to Old Town and the beach.

Monday
Sep 16
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 10

Slower Pace on Camano Island

A couple living in a busy Seattle suburb wants to slow down and focus on each other. He sold her on Camano Island, WA, with an easy commute to work, and now they hope to find an open-concept home where they can entertain family.

Monday
Sep 23
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 14, Episode 5

Perfect House and Boat on Fenwick Island

A Pennsylvania couple is looking for their dream home on Fenwick Island, Delaware, and they hope to buy a boat to take full advantage of all that Fenwick has to offer. They want to find a house in a community with a resort feel, and they want to be close to the water so they can set sail as often as possible.

Monday
Sep 23
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 10

Kidding Around on James Island

Two Chicago teachers discovered James Island during a spring break trip to Charleston and knew it was the perfect place to raise a family. They love its proximity to a major city, as well as to beaches, farms and even goat yoga. They hope to find a fixer upper with a large yard and a screened-in porch to enjoy the fabulous weather.

Monday
Sep 23
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 18, Episode 6

Moving Near Mom in Kill Devil Hills

A Virginia couple, tired of staying with family while visiting Kill Devil Hills, wants their own piece of paradise. They would like something move-in ready with a fenced yard for their dogs that they can rent for a few years.

Sunday
Oct 27
10pm | 9c
Season 18, Episode 1

First-Time Homeowner on John's Island

A young marine engineer from Maryland works months at a time at sea. He hopes to take advantage of the island's abundant outdoor activities, and find a house with easy access to work, space for roommates and a garage for his motorcycles.

Sunday
Oct 27
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 18, Episode 6

Moving Near Mom in Kill Devil Hills

A Virginia couple, tired of staying with family while visiting Kill Devil Hills, wants their own piece of paradise. They would like something move-in ready with a fenced yard for their dogs that they can rent for a few years.

Monday
Oct 28
1am | 12c
Season 18, Episode 1

First-Time Homeowner on John's Island

A young marine engineer from Maryland works months at a time at sea. He hopes to take advantage of the island's abundant outdoor activities, and find a house with easy access to work, space for roommates and a garage for his motorcycles.

Monday
Oct 28
1:30am | 12:30c

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