Inspired by the beauty of their natural surroundings, these modern mountain homes balance modern simplicity and clean lines with the livable warmth of natural materials.
A Fort Collins, Colorado, couple wants to escape the congested college town for the wide-open serenity of nearby Livermore. Finding a little peace and quiet on a spacious lot would seal the deal for these city dwellers, so they're looking for a rustic home with modern updates to fit their family of three. With a budget of $450,000, they hope their money will go far enough to make their dream of moving to the mountains a reality.
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.
A busy couple is ready to escape the noise and bustle of Charlotte, North Carolina, and surround themselves with breathtaking views in a Blue Ridge Mountain vacation home. They're looking for a place in nearby Hendersonville with enough space for their growing family, but may have to compromise to get the home of their dreams.
A couple hopes for a drastic change of scenery as they make the jump from Texas to the mountains of Draper, UT. They're especially excited about Utah's outdoor activities from hiking and biking to skiing and sledding. She hopes the house has a gourmet kitchen that will allow them to cook for visitors and he's requiring the new place to have expansive mountain views. Finally, their dream home will need enough space to accommodate her parents because they're moving in, too!
A Birmingham, AL, couple looks for their dream home in their favorite vacation spot: beautiful Park City, UT. They've visited for years and decided to take the plunge and find a home big enough for their large family near the amenities of downtown. Landing a place that meets their needs while remaining within budget will be a challenge -- will they be able to find their mountain home in Park City's hot market?
A family of five looks for a mountain retreat in Kirkwood, CA, where they can escape the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and unwind. They also want a home with gorgeous mountain views that's big enough to entertain large groups of family and friends.
After living in both San Diego and Boston, a couple is looking for a smaller, friendlier community where they can find a healthy outdoor lifestyle for their family. They're searching Flagstaff, Arizona, hoping to find a home with access to the forest from their front door and four seasons of fun for their growing children. Their real estate agent has her work cut out for her but she knows the perfect house is out there.
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!
A mother and son are on the hunt for a beautiful mountain home with amazing views and seclusion for her growing business. With most of her clients based in Portland, Oregon, she wants to settle in the nearby Columbia River Valley region that offers views of the Northern Cascade Mountain Range and the beautiful Columbia River Gorge.
A couple of outdoor lovers fell in love with Blue Ridge, Georgia, after a business trip and have been vacationing with family in the area ever since. They're ready to commit to a permanent presence in their favorite town by purchasing the perfect getaway home where they can host family and friends for long weekends and holidays. The couple favors the natural lines and old-fashioned character of homes built in the modern-rustic style but their three kids will also have a hand in on making a decision. Bringing it all together on one property isn't going to be easy, but their real estate agent is confident he can help them.
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?
Looking for inspiration and adventure, a best-selling author and her Army vet husband have landed on top of historic Signal Mountain, TN, to find a new home for the next phase of their life. She needs peace and quiet to write while her husband wants to continue a life of service with a local volunteer fire department. They both want spectacular views and easy access to nearby forests to pursue their shared passion for geocaching and hiking.
A couple of animal lovers with a huge cast of four-footed companions decides to move from the frozen tundra of Montana to the welcoming sunny skies of the central California coast. They love everything outdoors from skiing the highest peaks to surfing the biggest waves and the near-perfect combination of the two makes the mountains of Cayucos, CA, the perfect place. They're relying on their realtor and her special understanding of purchasing horse and ranch properties to help them in their quest for a mountain ranch home with an ocean view.
Kellen and Sonja are new parents in search of a mountain home that will allow them to grow their family in the beautiful resort destination of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Sonja wants ample living space to accommodate their expanding family, while Kellen has his heart set on a picture-perfect view of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Can they navigate Coeur d'Alene's competitive housing market to fulfill everything on their wish list and manage to stay under their budget of $550,000?
An active California couple is ready for a change and decides it's time to move into the mountains of Boulder, CO. They're hoping to find a house with a home office, a great kitchen, plenty of space to grow a family and easy access to hiking trails. The market in Boulder can be quite competitive but their realtor is up for the challenge and knows their perfect mountain home is out there somewhere.
A couple decides it's time to find a new home with more space and better views. Currently living in North Bend, WA, they're hoping to stay local so they can take advantage of the Cascade Range Mountains that surround the area and their daughter can stay close to her friends. She wants a home with an open floor plan that lets in lots of natural light and he's hoping the new home will come with a home theater space. The market in the North Bend area is highly competitive but their realtor knows he can find the perfect home that fits their wishes.
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?
A couple is ready to leave the stressful city life behind for panoramic views and wide open spaces in Eden, Utah. They look for a small town mountain home with an office and enough space for their children's families to visit.
An active couple with a big social life searches for a mountaintop retreat that lends itself to both adventure and entertaining. They've found the right town for their plans in lovely Swannanoa, North Carolina, and just need to find the right home. Their desire to find a property that also offers the chance for rental income while providing them with the peace and privacy that comes with mountain living may prove problematic, however. Their real estate agent will use his knowledge of the local market to help them attain their house-hunting goals but he also knows how competitive it can be for the very best mountain properties.
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?
Avid outdoor explorers are ready to trade in the dry heat of Phoenix, AZ, for the mountains of Durango, CO. They want to escape the city life and find a home with picturesque mountain views while still being close to downtown restaurants, shopping and diverse culture. She wants a true mountain getaway and would love a remote home, but he'd love a community feel in something closer to town. Their realtor will have to balance the needs of rural with local access but believes he can find them the perfect home.
A young Southern California couple has grown tired of enduring hours in the traffic just to reach indoor rock-climbing gyms and is ready to move to sunny Tucson, Arizona, where the city is surrounded by mountains they can climb any day of the year. They're also looking forward to hosting a steady stream of friends and family from their native Canada, so they'll need ample guest quarters and an outdoor living space with a great pool. Luckily Tucson is still a town where great deals can be found if you're willing to put in the work and their real estate agent is ready to comb the hills to find the perfect rock-climber's retreat.
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?
A young couple looks for the perfect starter home in Canton, NC, an undiscovered gem nestled in the southern Appalachians. However, their realtor worries their hopes for a two-car garage might be too much to ask in this charming mountain town.
A Seattle couple wants to limit screen time and move to Washington's famous Mount Rainier to give their kids the same outdoor-themed childhoods they enjoyed growing up. It's a tall order for their real estate agent as they still want proximity to the city but also a big fireplace and space for family gatherings.
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?
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