Pursuing Peace of Mind

A workaholic couple in Penn Yan, NY, chooses a lake house for quiet time.
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Dreams of living on the dock of the bay can come true, even on the tightest budget. We show home seekers how to find the lakefront property of their dreams without breaking the bank. Each week we help a family discover an affordable location that proves you don't need a boatload of cash to live on the lake.
Season 3, Episode 7

Destination Deer Lake, WA

Married business owners with two daughters want a weekend escape from their hectic lives in Spokane, WA. They decide to look for a property on pristine Deer Lake for under $360,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

A Stone's Throw to Chaumont, New York on Luxurious Lake Ontario

Mark and Dorena are avid sailors from Chaumont, New York, and have two kids. While they love living in the village of Chaumont, they really want a waterfront cottage on Lake Ontario closer to their yacht club.

Tuesday
Nov 5
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 9

Shopping for a Lakefront Property in Grand Lake, CO

Bob and Lisa dream of spending more time near their family in Grand Lake, Colorado. With a love for the outdoors and a need for time to unwind, this Florida couple wants to find a vacation home perched on the deep blue waters along the Rocky Mountain National Park. With home prices reaching high into the millions, the couple enlists real estate agent, Adriane Hauck, to help them find the perfect retreat for under $375,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Cashing in on Cherokee Village in the heart of Arkansas

Ted and Amanda are from Jonesboro, Arkansas, and have two kids. After spending time at Cherokee Village with friends over the years, they've decided to purchase a vacation home and must choose between a turnkey or a fixer upper.

Tuesday
Nov 5
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 11

Poking Around for a Place in Polk County, WI.

Jenny and Brett have lived with their children in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, for over a decade. With Brett's rotating work schedule it can be tough to plan a weekend trip, so they're looking to relocate to a permanent lake lifestyle in Polk County, Wisconsin. Located about 75 miles northeast of the Twin Cities, Polk County is the perfect rural location offering Jenny and Brett the wilderness wonderland they've been searching for. With the help of local real estate agent, Patti Katzmark, Jenny and Brett hope to hunt down a heck of a deal for under $360,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Dropping Anchor in the Lake of the Ozarks

Herman and Susan live in Louisburg, Kansas with their two children, Mandy and Herman IV. They've been vacationing on the Lake of the Ozarks since 1997 and even bought a home there in 2007. But when the family realized they wanted to live in a more central location, closer to friends and all the lake action, they sold it. Now, Herman and Susan want to not only find a new home near the Hurricane Deck Bridge, but a property that has deep enough water and enough storage space for a brand new boat they plan to buy once their search is complete. With the help of real estate agent, Terry Summers, Herman and Susan hope to find a lakefront family getaway for $225,000 or less, because spending any more would cut into the boat budget and that's just not an option.

Tuesday
Nov 5
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 13

Looking for the Bare Necessities on Big Bear Lake, CA.

Sisters Gretchen and Natalie live with their families a couple of miles apart in San Diego, California. Despite residing in the same city, it can be hard to find time to spend time together, so they're craving a cabin to cozy up in on Big Bear Lake. Located just two and a half hours away, the area is a year-round recreational paradise, providing a unique mountain resort experience fit for the whole family. With the help of local real estate agent, Joe Kovich, these two families will search for a home with the bare necessities for under $350,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Something Unique on Deep Creek Lake in Maryland

After moving back to their hometown of Bethesda, Maryland, a couple with ties to Colorado misses the mountains. They uncovered the nearby, four-season ski town of Deep Creek Lake and hope to make it their family vacation spot by buying a lakefront home for under $365,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 1

The Allure of Lake Lure, North Carolina

Over the past several years Steven and Erin have traveled all around the country for work. It was easy in the beginning when their children Preston and Mason were young, but as the boys grew older, Steven and Erin realized it was time to settle down in one location. They decided to lay down roots and raise the kids in the quaint, rustic community of Lake Lure, North Carolina. They're currently renting a home roughly 20 miles away from the lake and feel it's time to not only find a place of their own but a property that's right on the water. With the help of a local real estate agent, Steven and Erin hope to find the permanent lakeside retreat of their dreams for $260,000 or less.

Tuesday
Nov 5
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Welcome Home to Weiss Lake, Alabama

After 20 years away, Sloan is returning to the lake he grew up on to purchase a home with his girlfriend, Krystal. Set in the foothills of the Appalachians, Weiss Lake offers a number of activities in and around the water and is the perfect place to shift to permanent lake life. With help from a local real estate agent, this couple hopes to find their first home together on the water of Weiss Lake for under $299,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 13

Moving Over to Owasco Lake, NY

Rick, Christina and their son, Devon, currently live in San Diego, California. They love all that the area has to offer, but they miss their family and the nature of New York state. After five years away, they are ready to move back to the East Coast and find a home on Owasco Lake. Big in recreation but small in size, Owasco provides a close community feel with access to all that the Finger Lakes region has to offer. This family is ready to reconnect with their roots and purchase a lakefront family home for under $300,000.

Tuesday
Nov 5
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Fishing Around Watauga Lake

After visiting Watauga Lake for years, a couple and their three kids from Rogersville, Tennessee, are ready to buy a lakefront home to enjoy the area whenever they want. Since the family's favorite activity is fishing, they want a woodsy retreat that's equipped for a boat.

Tuesday
Nov 5
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 13

A Lake House Between Friends

Best friends from Greenville, SC, love spending time on nearby Lake Keowee. Because their families are extremely close, they decide to pool their money and buy a vacation home to share. They hope to find a place with two master bedrooms, a dock over deep water and space for entertaining.

Tuesday
Nov 5
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Pursuing A Penn Yan Peace of Mind

Nick and Marie are from the Rochester area of upstate New York. Self proclaimed workaholics, they would love to find a vacation home where they can not only escape the stress of their hectic work schedule but also spend quality time with their two grown daughters, Alyssa and Angela. Nick and Marie have always found the water to be very soothing, and they feel a lake house would provide the perfect backdrop for optimal family relaxation. They've targeted the quaint, countryside town of Penn Yan, which sits on Keuka Lake, one of the eleven Finger Lakes in Western New York. With the assistance of real estate agent, Mark Moon, Nick and Marie hope to land a lakefront sanctuary for under $325,000.

Monday
Nov 11
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Couple Searches for Their Dream Home on the Shore of Beautiful Lake Kerr in Clarksville, VA

Eddie and Michaela hope to find a home on the lake to escape the hustle and bustle of their lives during the week. They know that the beauty and laid back lifestyle of Kerr Lake in Clarksville, VA suits their needs perfectly; with lush, wooded surroundings, ample fishing and miles and miles of pristine shores. But, finding a lake house suitable for a family of four and in their budget of $250,000 has its challenges. With the help of local real estate agent, Bill Baker, Eddie and Michaela set out to find their home away from home.

Monday
Nov 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

A couple with different opinions look for a lakefront home in Maine's Sebago Lakes Region.

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.

Monday
Nov 11
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Maine's Majestic Moosehead Lake

After finding it hard to vacation comfortably with a family of seven, Tara and Doug decide to take the plunge and find the perfect fit for their family getaways on majestic Moosehead Lake in Maine. As a real estate agent by trade, Tara has given herself the ultimate challenge, to act as both the agent and the client while finding her family a lakefront property to make lasting memories while under the tight constraint of only a $100,000 budget.

Monday
Nov 11
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

An Indiana couple caravans down to Tennessee to find a private home on the lake

A couple from Indiana travels to Norris Lake in Tennessee to find a lake house with loads of privacy. However, they discover that finding the perfect getaway is trickier than they expected.

Monday
Nov 11
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 6

Livin' in Luxury in Slidell, LA on Lake Pontchartrain

A couple that loves spending time on Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain are looking for their own waterfront home in Slidell, Louisiana. While a pool is a must for him, lake access for her kayak is all she needs.

Monday
Nov 11
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 9, Episode 9

Coming Home to Indiana

A couple jumps at the opportunity to follow her job to his hometown in Indiana. After living with his parents for a year, they are ready to move out and find a full-time home on Lake Freeman.

Monday
Nov 11
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

Lounging at North Carolina's Lovely Lake Norman

Dan and Michelle want to share their love of lakefront living with their two kids. They hope to find the perfect waterfront property on Lake Norman, North Carolina, for only $350,000.

Monday
Nov 11
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Legacy on Logan Martin Lake, Alabama

Steve and Roxann live in Alabaster, Alabama and have been married for 30 years. Ever since their two kids were young, they've vacationed along the shores of Logan Martin Lake. As the children grew up learning how to swim, fish, and water ski, the entire family developed a very special connection with the area. Unfortunately most of these trips would only last a single day or weekend. So now Steve and Roxann feel they're ready to purchase a home of their own, so the family can enjoy the lake for extended periods of time and come and go as they please. With the help of real estate agent, Nicole Anderson Walters, they hope to find their very own lakeside haven for $300,000 or less.

Monday
Nov 11
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Take A Break On Smith Lake, Alabama

Joseph and Leslie live in Birmingham, AL, with their two kids. After careful planning, they're ready to look for a vacation home on Smith Lake where they can enjoy time together as a family.

Monday
Nov 11
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Sunsets and Savings on Lake Champlain New York

Peter and Kathryn fell in love with Lake Champlain in upstate New York when they were high school sweethearts. Now raising four children, the couple wants to buy the perfect vacation home for the entire family on the lake.

Monday
Nov 11
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 6

Letting Loose on Lake Chatuge on the Border of Georgia and North Carolina

A couple from Palm Beach County, FL, are looking for a relaxing getaway to spend more quality time with their daughter. They hope to find a lakeside home on Lake Chatuge, which sits on the North Carolina-Georgia border.

Monday
Nov 11
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

An Indiana couple caravans down to Tennessee to find a private home on the lake

A couple from Indiana travels to Norris Lake in Tennessee to find a lake house with loads of privacy. However, they discover that finding the perfect getaway is trickier than they expected.

Tuesday
Nov 12
12am | 11c

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