A born-and-bred Michigan couple are eager to find a lakefront log home near Mount Pleasant, Mich., to spend more time outdoors with their two small children. They challenge their real-estate agent to find their dream cabin complete with an open kitchen and plenty of entertaining space within a $315,000 budget.
Tired of the city, a couple look to move from mid-town Tulsa to the countryside so that they can be closer to the outdoor activities they love. They hope to strike a balance between a remote cabin with land and the continued advantage of city amenities all within their budget of $275,000.
Newlyweds escape the busy city life of L.A. and move south to Mammoth Lakes, Cal. Both are in love with its traditional ski town vibe and wouldn't mind living in one of its historical and unique log cabins. With hopes of staying near Mammoth Mountain and hitting the slopes, they're open to a wide range of opportunities to finally get the great log cabin of their dreams.
A couple look for their own log cabin retreat in the Brainerd Lakes area of Northern Minnesota, where they want to spend time with their large family and enjoy the area's recreational activities, including golfing, boating, jet skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and hunting. Their wish list includes a three-car garage, at least 100 feet of shoreline, and an upgraded kitchen on a budget of $800,000.
With a budget of $350,000, a well-traveled bachelor is ready to settle down and buy his first home in rural Northern Virginia. He loves the rustic feel of log cabins and has fond memories of living in one as a child. His ideal cabin has enough space to store his business inventory and host friends who visit from around the world.
After living in Washington, D.C., and Australia, young parents return to their roots in western Maryland to be near family and raise their two sons. With a budget of $350,000, she desires a big kitchen and open-floor-plan layout so she can keep an eye on her children, while he seeks serene mountain views and space from neighbors.
An outdoorsy couple who have lived a nomadic lifestyle for two years are finally ready to set down roots together in the Flathead Valley of Montana. They're searching for a rustic log home with plenty of land, privacy and a short commute to the city of Whitefish. Their real-estate agent is ready to show them a variety of cabins in the area, but with their modest budget of $400,000, they'll have to work hard to find the cabin of their dreams.
A family who have moved a lot in the military want to buy their first home in a secluded spot close to hiking trails and nature. Their wish list includes a large front porch, expansive space for dogs, far away from any neighbors, and within their $325,000 budget.
A California couple are ready to leave L.A. in favor of a more peaceful, simple life together in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Their wish list includes a space for an art workshop and a cozy fireplace.
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Premiered: May 27, 2014
Premise: People who are in the market for a log cabin are followed as they explore their options.