A Place in the Sun 2013

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Property experts help househunters find their dream properties in the sun

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Property experts help househunters find their dream properties in the sun

Series 1 Summary

Property experts help househunters find their dream properties in the sun

  • Episode 1 - Winter Sun: Costa Blanca

    The popular property show returns, helping people find their dream properties in the winter sun. Laura Hamilton meets the Framptons on the Costa Blanca.

  • Episode 2 - Winter Sun: Barbados

    Jasmine Harman travels to Barbados, helping Christine Vaughan look for a holiday home and rental investment for £150,000.

  • Episode 3 - Winter Sun: St Vincent

    Jasmine Harman's Caribbean search takes her to the island of St Vincent, where she embarks on one of her toughest property searches yet.

  • Episode 4 - Winter Sun: Marbella

    Golf-mad Terry Hannaford and his eldest daughter Sarah are looking to cash in on the Costa Crash in Marbella.

  • Episode 5 - Winter Sun: St Lucia

    Clive and Carol Stephens hope to swap their family home in Romford for a piece of paradise by relocating to property hotspot St Lucia in the Caribbean.

  • Episode 6 - Winter Sun: Antigua

    Jasmine Harman travels to Antigua in the hope of finding Kathy Hector a picture perfect property for use as a rental investment or holiday home for her and her family to enjoy.

  • Episode 7 - Winter Sun: South Tenerife

    Laura Hamilton hopes to find sailing fanatics Berto and Angie Janssen the perfect holiday home in South Tenerife for a healthy budget of £250,000.

  • Episode 8 - Winter Sun: Barbados

    Jasmine Harman jets off to Barbados to help Preston couple David and Kim France find a house big enough to house their two children as well as their two sheepdogs.

  • Episode 9 - Winter Sun: Northern Costa Blanca

    A couple from Exeter hope to take advantage of Spain's falling house prices by holiday home-hunting in and around Denia on the Costa Blanca.

  • Episode 10 - Winter Sun: North Tenerife

    Laura Hamilton goes off the beaten track in the hope of finding a Yorkshire couple their perfect family holiday home in northern Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

  • Episode 11 - Winter Sun: Daytona

    Jonnie Irwin shows Essex couple Shelley and David Warner just how far their £230,000 budget can go since property prices crashed in Florida's Sunshine state.

  • Episode 12 - Winter Sun: Gandia

    Retired couple Paul and Lindy from the Midlands enlist the help of Jasmine Harman to find them a holiday home on Spain's Costa del Azahar.

  • Episode 13 - Winter Sun: Orlando

    With property prices in Florida the lowest they've been in years, Jonnie Irwin helps Alan and Michele Raine from Sunderland bag themselves a bargain holiday home in sunny Orlando.

  • Episode 14 - Winter Sun: Murcia

    Jasmine Harman has a tricky task in trying to find Gordon Sandilands and his partner Louisa Hunter a second home for under £100,000 in Murcia, Spain.

  • Episode 15 - Winter Sun: Gran Canaria

    Laura Hamilton is in Gran Canaria with Susan Mitchell and best friend Sara Minton in the hope of finding the perfect holiday home.

  • Episode 16 - Winter Sun: Vero Beach

    Jonnie Irwin helps Cardiff couple Deborah and Stephen Price find their dream holiday home on Florida's Treasure Coast for a budget of £80,000.

  • Episode 17 - Winter Sun: Fuerteventura

    Laura Hamilton is in the Canary Islands in the hope of finding Fuerteventura fanatics Nicholas and Pauline Patch the perfect home from home for £125,000.

  • Episode 18 - Winter Sun: Tampa

    Chris James and Susan Spencer from Norfolk enlist the help of Jonnie Irwin to find them their dream waterfront home in Tampa, Florida, for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Episode 19 - Winter Sun: Lanzarote

    Laura Hamilton heads back to the Canary Islands in the hope of finding house-hunters Leslie and Helen Hodgkins from Halifax a permanent winter sun base for £150,000.

  • Episode 20 - Winter Sun: Cape Coral

    Jonnie Irwin has one of his biggest ever budgets to find Tim and Elaine a holiday retreat in the exclusive boat-lovers paradise of Cape Coral in Florida

  • Episode 21 - A Place in the Sun: Home or Away: Buxton vs Valencia

    While Susan dreams of a retirement spent relaxing by a pool in the Spanish sun, her husband Michael would rather stay closer to home

  • Episode 22 - A Place in the Sun: Home or Away: Wirral vs Alicante

    Tony and Karin face retirement with different ideas on where to spend it. Tony wants to return to the Wirral, but Karin's got her eye on Alicante, southern Spain where her sister has settled.

  • Episode 23 - Home or Away: Rhyl, Wales vs Almeria, France

    Hilary has recently inherited a tidy sum and wants to invest it in a holiday rental property that she and her family can also use

  • Episode 24 - Home or Away: West Country vs Malaga

    Nick and Sarah want to relocate but they can't decide between the West Country or the Lake Vinuela area, north of Malaga in Spain.

  • Episode 25 - Home or Away: Dorset vs Seville, Spain

    Graziella Clarke spent a year in Seville as a student and dreams of moving back to live there permanently. But husband Robert thinks relocating to Dorset might be a safer bet.

  • Episode 26 - Home or Away: Brighton vs Cadiz

    Cheryl and Andy must decide between buying a place in Brighton or Cadiz in Spain.

  • Episode 27 - Home or Away: Yorkshire vs Portugal

    Tina and Colin are torn between investing £200K in a house in Yorkshire or taking the plunge and moving to Portugal

  • Episode 28 - A Place in the Sun: Home or Away: Yorkshire Dales vs Algarve

    Property experts Laura Hamilton and Jasmine Harman help Omar and Yvonne decide where to buy their dream B&B. Yvonne feels drawn to Yorkshire while Omar wants to enjoy a warmer climate in Portugal.

  • Episode 29 - Home or Away: Torquay vs Albufeira, Portugal

    Steve and Jackie Parkes are in the fortunate position of being able to shop for a new property both home and away, but will they choose Torquay or Albufeira?

  • Episode 30 - Home or Away: Lake District vs Sitges, Spain

    With £250k in the bank, Stephen and Stuart want to buy a second home which they can rent out when they're not using it. But will it be the Lake District or Sitges on Spain's Costa Dorada?

  • Episode 31 - Home or Away: Lake District vs Pyrenees

    Andrew and Lesley Breeze want a complete lifestyle change, but they can't decide whether to start their new business in the Lake District or move to the eastern Pyrenees in France.

  • Episode 32 - A Place in the Sun: Home or Away: Cornwall vs Languedoc

    French teacher Carol has been dreaming of retiring to France for years, but her husband Stephen thinks they should play it safe and move to Cornwall

  • Episode 33 - Home or Away: Surrey vs St Cyprien, France

    Andy is looking for a new adventure in France, and being a bit of a DIY man, fancies a project. But his other half Jo wants a brand new house in Surrey, close to her friends and family.

  • Episode 34 - A Place in the Sun: Home or Away: Romsey vs Collioure

    Eric, who's half French, dreams of retiring to France and a life filled with golf, fishing and wine. But Maria is struggling with the thought of tearing herself away from friends and family.

  • Episode 35 - Home or Away: Northumberland vs South West France

    Geordie Phil wants to move back to his roots in Northumberland. But Liz is dreaming of a warmer lifestyle in south west France.

  • Episode 36 - Home or Away: Colne Estuary vs Canal du Midi

    Lisa and Michael want to downsize so they can live a more a stress-free lifestyle somewhere close to a waterway and continue to indulge their love of barges and canals.

  • Episode 37 - Home or Away: Folkestone vs Agde, France

    Paul and Ann Cruxton dream of a fresh start for their retirement. Ann is drawn to the Folkestone area of Kent but Paul wants to settle in southern France

  • Episode 38 - Home or Away: Cornwall vs France

    Mother of two Ruth loves all things French and thinks she'd like to put her money into a French property, which she might eventually retire to

  • Episode 39 - Home or Away: Dorset vs Croatia

    With a maximum budget of £200K, Chris and Milton are torn between relocating to Croatia or settling closer to home in Dorset.

  • Episode 40 - Home or Away: Falmouth, Cornwall vs Koto, Montenegro

    Lisa and Tony were married in Montenegro three years ago, and Lisa now wants to buy a place there. But Tony thinks they'd make more use of a holiday home in Cornwall.

  • Episode 41 - Home or Away: Kent vs Abruzzo, Italy

    Recently-widowed Jan wants a fresh start. But will it be in Kent or Abruzzo in Italy?

  • Episode 42 - Home or Away: Bournemouth vs Sicily

    The contrasting locations of Bournemouth and Sicily provide food for thought for Paul and Chris who are looking for a slower pace of life somewhere new.

  • Episode 43 - Home or Away: Kent vs Florence

    High flying creative couple Victor and Penny have finished renovating their London home and are ready to invest in a holiday home for somewhere to relax and get away from it all

  • Episode 44 - Home or Away: Sevenoaks vs Lunigiana, Italy

    Ed and Clare are planning to start a family and will need a larger home. Ed wants to raise his family in Italy where he grew up, but Clare wants to be close to her family as motherhood beckons.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 45 - Devon vs Languedoc, France

    New grandparents Geoff and Barbara are looking for a second home to enjoy with their growing family. But should it be home or away?

  • Episode 46 - Home or Away: Tunbridge Wells vs Nice

    Chris and Sue are torn between downsizing locally in Tunbridge Wells, or starting a completely new life in the south of France. Jasmine Harman shows them what their money could buy on the Cote D'Azur.

  • Episode 47 - Home or Away: Dorset vs Graz

    David and Karen have a budget of £130,000. Karen feels they'd make more use of a place in Dorset. But Jasmine shows them what their money could buy around the Alpine city of Graz.

  • Episode 48 - Home or Away: Brighton vs France

    It's Brighton versus Montpellier on this show with Sue and Cliff torn between which of these vibrant cities to move to on their 300K budget.

  • Episode 49 - Home or Away: Chichester vs Carcassonne, France

    Should Laura and Malcolm up sticks and relocate to France or simply move a bit further south and buy near Chichester?

  • Episode 50 - Home or Away: Keswick vs Provence

    Enid has been dreaming of life in the south of France ever since she can remember, but husband Dennis is more interested in a move to the Lakes, where he adores the scenery.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 51 - Home or Away: London vs Chamonix, France

    Businesswoman Karen wants to invest, so Jonnie Irwin shows her trendy east London. But Karen's heart is pulling her towards Chamonix in the French Alps where Jasmine finds her some options.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 52 - A Place In The Sun: Home or Away: Kent vs Les Gets, France

    Triathletes Ron and Mel looking for a smaller house in the area of Kent where they currently live, and a ski chalet in the French Alps

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 53 - Home or Away: Bodmin vs Limousin, France

    Sheila and Fred have lived together for more than 40 years and this is the first time they have house hunted. Sheila is drawn to Bodmin, but Fred is up for moving to France.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 54 - Home or Away: Cirencester vs France

    Brian and Chantal are selling the family home and want to buy two new houses for the price of one

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 55 - Home or Away: Shropshire vs Dordogne

    A peaceful retirement is beckoning for Kimm and Tony, but from two different directions. Kimm is drawn to the the Dordogne in France, whereas Tony has his eye on Shropshire.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 56 - A Place In The Sun: Home or Away: Guernsey vs Vendee, France

    Nicki Burridge is a first time buyer from Guernsey. With a deposit and mortgage at the ready, all she has to do is decide between western France and her home town of St Peter Port.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 57 - Home or Away: Wales vs Alpujarras, Spain

    Lucy and Chris are contemplating a fresh start, but are torn between setting up an equine B&B in mid-Wales or a mountain biking business in southern Spain.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 58 - Home or Away: Cornwall vs Spain

    Bob and Jeanette are renting in Cornwall to see if they want to settle there. Jeanette's pretty sure she does, but Bob's got itchy feet and wants to move to southern Spain.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 59 - Home or Away: Argyll vs Spain

    Jonnie and Jasmine help Gail and Clive choose between the west coast of Scotland and southern Spain

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 60 - A Place In The Sun: Home or Away: Chelmsford vs Mallorca

    Lynn and Kerry are serial renovators and ready for their next move. Will Jasmine Harman tempt them with something in Mallorca, or will Sara Damergi find the one for them in rural Essex?

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 61 - Home or Away: Oxford vs Javea, Spain

    Steve and his wife Caroline have spent years living abroad, and Steve's happy to be back in the UK. But Caroline wants to move to Spain

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 62 - Home or Away: Tiverton vs Cartegna, Spain

    Richard wants a place in the sun somewhere in Devon where he can stay close to family, friends and football. Jackie's ideal, however, is in southern Spain.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 63 - Home or Away: Colchester vs Algarve, Portugal

    Three generations of the same family are on the move together. Sara Damergi and Laura Hamilton help them make up their minds between Colchester and Portugal.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 64 - A Place In The Sun: Home or Away: Cornwall vs Madeira

    North Cornwall has always had a big appeal for Graham, but his wife Pat wants to enjoy winters in Madeira. Sara shows them tempting options at home while Laura opens their eyes to Madeira.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 65 - A Place In The Sun: Home or Away: Yorkshire vs Madeira

    Flo has been inspired by a holiday to Madeira in Portugal and wants to make a permanent move there, but husband Andrew, who's already retired, sees himself living in Yorkshire

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 66 - Summer Sun: Western Algarve

    Sara Damergi helps Teresa Lynch pursue her lifelong dream of living by the sea in the western Algarve, Portugal. With dramatic house price drops, will Teresa's budget of £120,000 be enough?

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 67 - Summer Sun: Huelva

    Niel and Jean Soley are seeking a holiday home that can double up as a retirement property around Huelva in southern Spain.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 68 - Summer Sun: Andalucia

    Sara Damergi help Nottinghamshire couple Claire Streets and Jon Jevons search for a new home with enough land for them to set up a luxury camping business.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 69 - Summer Sun: Almeria

    Sara Damergi helps find a new home for Richard and Janie Wood in Almería, Spain, on an £80,000 budget.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 70 - Summer Sun: Costa Blanca

    Sara Damergi helps Chris and Lynn Simmerson from Sheffield search for a dream retirement home on the ever popular Costa Blanca

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 71 - Summer Sun: Valencia

    Sara helps London couple Mark Shaw and Wlan Amorim search for a home in Spain on a budget of £100,000. They're keen to find somewhere in Valencia's historical city centre.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 72 - Summer Sun: Murcia

    Paul Gardner and Paula McKee have new teaching jobs at the international school near Murcia in Spain. Sara Damergi shows the soon-to-be-wed couple potential new homes for £200,000.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 73 - Summer Sun: Tarragona

    Sara helps Northampton father and son Richard and Rich Gansbuehler search for a holiday home in Tarragona, Spain.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 74 - Summer Sun: Costa Brava

    Sara Damergi shows retired teacher Theresa Robinson and her GP husband Alan from Norfolk potential holiday homes on Spain's stunning Costa Brava.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 75 - Summer Sun: Aude

    Steve Cross has had a lifelong dream of living abroad, and - with help from presenter Sara - he's determined to relocate to Aude in the south of France.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 76 - Summer Sun: Languedoc

    Mother and daughter Retini and Jess Dunleavy from Berkshire are looking for a holiday/ retirement home in the Languedoc region of south west France.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 77 - Summer Sun: Aude Valley

    Sara looks for a renovation project for Lucie and Noel Benn from Cambridgeshire in south-west France.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 78 - Summer Sun: Poitou Charentes

    Karen and Keith Wilding from Shropshire want to find a holiday pad in south west France.

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 79 - Summer Sun: Limousin

    With a budget of £65,000, Rob Morris and his girlfriend Gaynor Carman from Swansea want a slice of the tranquil French countryside in the Limousin. Can Sara Damergi find Rob the bargain he's after?

  • A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun

    Episode 80 - Summer Sun: Costa Almeria

    House hunters Jonathan Joyce and Julia Hobson are looking for a holiday home on the popular Costa Almeria

A Place in the Sun 2013 synopsis

Property experts help househunters find their dream properties in the sun

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