Active couple Jay and Samantha recently welcomed their first child and realized the home and neighborhood they were living in didn't afford them the outdoor lifestyle they desired. They've decided to look for a log cabin near Lake Lure, North Carolina, with plenty of space for their growing family. Jay wants a cabin that's convenient for swimming, kayaking and other waterfront activities, while Samantha wants a big, open floor plan and a porch for entertaining. But it will be a challenge to find everything on their wish list in a cabin that's both close to Lake Lure and within their budget.
Mike and Judy love to hike, ride ATVs and fish along with their two giant standard poodles, Roxie and Louie. Currently living in the suburbs of Chicago, the couple has set their sights on central Wisconsin for the weekend getaway cabin of their dreams. Mike grew up camping and fishing in the woods of Wisconsin, and Judy has great childhood memories of a family cabin, so they're looking to find a cozy, rustic log cabin that can accommodate a big family who likes to cook, with space to spread out into nature.
California couple Paul and Susie have done a lot of traveling together, and they've always loved the Lake Adger area of western North Carolina. With their kids all grown up and away at college, the couple is ready to make the big move out of LA and back to a more peaceful, simple life together in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Susie, an artist and a painter, wants a cabin with a nice space for a workshop and possibly a studio. Paul wants a cozy fireplace for the cold winters and nice piece of land, and they both want plenty of room for friends and family to stay when they visit.
After 20 years of being on the move with a military career, Scott and Chrystal are finally looking to buy their first home with their two daughters. Currently renting in Indianapolis, Indiana, Chrystal and Scott would like to move to a secluded spot close to hiking trails and nature. Chrystal has her heart set on a large front porch, while Scott wants an expansive property for their dogs. They're both looking for a cabin far away from neighbors and with plenty of room to enjoy family time. Will Chrystal and Scott find everything on their wish list within their budget of $325,000 and finally get their forever log cabin home?