Take a photo tour of some of our favorite homes and spaces from the new HGTV real estate series, Lakefront Bargain Hunt -- where real-life people go in search of a lakeside retreat or vacation home at an affordable price.
A man needs a house with a project, but his wife wants turnkey ready. After hunting for lakefront homes in several different states, the couple is ready to call the Sebago Lakes Region of Maine their second home. They enlist the help of local real estate agent to help them find the perfect getaway home that the couple can agree on all for under $230,000.
An Asheville, NC, couple that enjoys taking their boat out for weekend excursions feels the constant traveling and trailering of their vessel takes up too much time. They want to streamline things and find peaceful place on Lake Greenwood, SC, where they can jump in their boat and hit the water at a moment's notice.
A couple wants to find a lakefront vacation home in North Carolina. After he proposed at a lake house, they both thought it would make the perfect getaway. With Hyco Lake located only about an hour away from their home in Chapel Hill, NC, they're hoping to find the perfect rustic retreat of their own.
A couple living in Atlanta, Georgia, loves visiting Lake Lanier, and while he grew up around the water, she wasn't sold on lake living until they vacationed there together. Now, they're ready to buy their dream home and move to the lake full-time.
A California couple with two children is ready to move to the lake. Previously, they've lived in Montana where they frequented the astoundingly beautiful Flathead Lake. Now they're ready to return to Big Sky Country to follow a job opportunity and hope to find a full-time family home on Flathead Lake's fresh water.
A family of five looks to get away from the hustle and bustle of their busy lives with a vacation home in Treasure Lake, PA. They're on the hunt for a waterfront property in the quaint, wooded community for under $375,000.
College sweethearts are looking for their first home together along the stunning shores of Lake Erie. With help from his mother, a real estate agent, the couple sets out to find the perfect spot in Lakewood, OH, but find this location may be harder on the budget than expected.
Ryan and Lori live in Chicago with their two children, and they love getting out of the city and heading to southwest Michigan to enjoy its many lakes. Ryan and Lori both grew up near the water, and they want their kids to have that same experience of making memories and having fun. With all the great activities in the area, they think this location will serve as the perfect family retreat, and they're on the hunt for the ideal lakefront home.
A New York couple loves living in Rochester but wants to move their family closer to the water. After years of saving, they are finally ready to find a full-time home on Lake Ontario.
Jen is a wildlife biologist who moved to the Highlands County area of Florida for work a few years ago. She eventually moved away to Tampa, but misses all the nature and lakes in the area. With help from her boyfriend Scott, she's moving back to town, hoping to find the perfect lakefront home on one of the area's over 100 lakes.
Dana and Joey are from Chapel Hill, Tennessee, and they enjoy spending time with their family out on the water. Joey loved growing up on Tims Ford Lake and wants to share that same experience with their three children. The couple hopes that moving the family closer to the lake will provide them with more quality time together, so they're hunting for the perfect permanent lakefront home.
A couple hopes to buy a lakefront vacation home for under $300,000 on Deep Creek Lake in Maryland.
Desmond and Khristy currently live in Missouri City, Texas, with their two kids. They love being close to the water but wish they had a lake right in their backyard. With all of the great lakefront communities sprouting up in the area, they think now is the perfect time to make their move, so they're looking for a new waterfront home for under $375,000.
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