A Place by the Sea
1 Series, 20 Episodes
Wendy and Christopher have retired, and plan to move to Northumberland, making it a base to explore the UK in their campervan. Should they spend their £175,000 budget on the coast or in the country?
Patricia, Mark and their dog Troy have £200,000 to spend on a holiday home in Somerset. But should Troy's walkies be along the beach or through the countryside?
University lecturer Paul wants to leave the city for a more peaceful life in Wales. Can Kerr Drummond convince him to buy by the beach, or will he choose one of Sara Damergi's countryside options?
Pauline and Graham are retiring to Devon or Cornwall. But while she wants to paint in the countryside, he wants to buy a yacht and take to the sea. Where should they buy their new home?
Les and Andrea have six children between them and dream of escaping the mayhem in a quiet holiday home in Northumberland. But while Andrea wants to live the beach life, Les wants countryside solitude.
Brian and Marjory are approaching retirement and want to return home to Scotland. But while Marjory envisages sea views, Brian wants an expanse of Scottish landscape he can call his own.
Elaine lives in Derbyshire, where she knows and loves the countryside but has always wanted to live by the sea. Now she's ready to take the leap and start a new life in Kent.
Rob and Wendy plan a move to Devon, but have different ideas, Rob loves the country, while Wendy has always wanted to walk out of her door and stroll on the beach.
Andrew and Elizabeth have £300,000 to start a new life on the Isle of Wight. Sculptor Elizabeth is swept off her feet by a sea view, while practical plumber Andrew prefers the countryside.
Retired architect Libby £1.3 million to fulfil her lifelong dream of opening her own stud eventing yard in North Devon or Somerset. Kerr and Sara battle it out to make her dream come true.
Marika lives in Germany but wants to be closer to her family. She is torn between Kent's glorious beaches and its green rolling hills. Sara takes on Kerr to find her dream home for £400k.
Daniel and Nicolette want to move from Peterborough to the wide open spaces of East Anglia, but while Nicolette loves a vibrant coastal community, Daniel wants a peaceful rural retreat.
Ben dreams of surfing the waves of north Devon but Gemma wants a picture postcard cottage in the countryside. Kerr and Sara take up the challenge to find them a perfect home for £400,000.
Clare wants to buy a holiday home in North Wales. She loves long country walks with her dogs but also wants to enjoy all coastal living has to offer. Kerr and Sara help solve her dilemma.
Andrew and Lesley would like a home in Somerset, but Andrew wants a plot of land while Lesley would be happy on the coast. Sara and Kerr compete to find a home they both love for £600k.
Ian and Ann want to settle in Sunderland. Nature lover Ann wants to live in the country, while Ian dreams of living by the seaside. Kerr and Sara compete to find the perfect home for £175k.
Anna and Wolde have £900,000 to spend on their dream home in Hampshire or Dorset. But while Anna loves the sound of the sea, Wolde wants rural peace...
Renee and Matt both love North Devon, but while Matt dreams of a vibrant coastal town, Renee wants to be surrounded by rolling fields. Sara and Kerr help them look for a home for £150k.
Godelieve dreams of living in West Sussex, but she also wants to help her daughter with a deposit for a first home in London; can she do both? Kerr and Sara show her properties for £450k.
Sandy and Andy would love a holiday home in Dorset. With Andy away, friend Jules steps in to fight his country corner, while coastal loving Sandy struggles to balance location and space.
John and Sue want to move to Lincolnshire to be closer to their family. Sue wants a rural retreat surrounded by country views, while John has always dreamt of living near the water.
Retired couple Roger and Anne have lived in the same house for 42 years, but now want to move away from the busy commuter town of Swanscombe. Will it be inland or by the sea?
Sue and Roy set Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi one of their biggest challenges: to find them a dream home in the hot property market of Dorset for their budget of £90,000.
Tony and Debbie have clear ideas of what their home in East Sussex should be like, but they don't know where it should be. Debbie loves country life, while Tony prefers the buzz of coastal living.
Tree surgeon Toby and his wife Marika are after a dream home in Cornwall, but while Toby wants to be within walking distance of a Cornish beach, Marika needs land for a vegetable patch.
David wants to live by the beach while Shirley loves the countryside. Coastal expert Kerr Drummond and country fan Sara Damergi compete to find them their perfect property for £300,000.
Colin and Jane have lived in the same house in Cheltenham for 25 years, but now with their children all grown up they are free to make their dream move to Dorset.
Carla lives with her mother Doreen in Middlesex. She has a busy life in fashion, but dreams of escaping to a holiday home in the countryside. However, Doreen prefers the seaside.
Ian and Steph want to retire to Norfolk, but while Ian wants the peace and quiet of country life, Steph wants to embrace the buzz of a coastal community.
David and Anne are now semi-retired and spend half the year in Costa Rica, but the rest of the time they want to live in David's childhood home of east Scotland
Katrina and Nigel are keen to relocate to Cornwall after 27 years in London. Katrina has fond memories of being by the sea as a child, while Nigel's got his heart set on long country walks.
John and Karen live in Cheshire and have £400,000 to spend in North Wales. John would love to have the sea close by, while Karen loves the changing colours of the countryside.
Simon and Caroline are hoping to find their forever home in the Isle of Wight. Caroline wants a change of lifestyle by moving to the country, but Simon wants to continue living by the sea.
Mary and Gary have £130,000 to spend on their forever home on the Cumbria/Lancashire borders. While Mary would love to have the sea close by, Gary is drawn to the energy of the countryside.
Boarding school teachers Alex and Emma want to buy their first home together on the Isle of Wight. But while Alex has happy memories of coastal living, Emma prefers the countryside.
Mandy and Keith are moving to Cornwall with a budget of £220,000. Mandy wants to be beside the seaside, while Keith is after a rural retreat. Kirsty Duffy and David Bull help them decide.
John and Carolyn are looking for their dream property in Devon with a budget of £700,000. Carolyn loves the country lifestyle, but John wants to enjoy the buzz of the coast.
Tony and Sheila love Norfolk, and after years of visiting are finally taking the plunge and planning to move there. But will they choose to live by the sea or in the countryside?
Plumber Paul and his partner Mandy are looking for their first home together in Sussex. They need a family house big enough to entertain family and friends, either by the sea or inland.
Rachel and Charman married two years ago, but faced tough obstacles when Rachel was diagnosed with cancer. Now healthy and eager for a new start, they are looking to buy a home in Devon.
Obsessive West Ham supporters Ann and David are eager to move back to Essex and be closer to their team's stadium. With a max budget of £350,000, will they choose the coast or countryside?
With a budget of £1.25 million, Amanda and Clive want to leave Bromley and the rat race for peace and quiet in West Sussex, with their dog Lulu, but they can't agree on coast or country
Retired engineer Barry and his partner Pauline are ready to set up home together in their dream county of Suffolk. But will they spend their £425,000 budget on the coast or in the country?
Louisa and Julian are selling up in Middlesex for more space in south Devon. With £260,000, Kerr tries to fulfil Louisa's dream of living by the sea, while Sara vies for the countryside.
Jane and Gordon have £300,000 to spend in East Sussex. As they near retirement, Gordon would love to have the sea close by, while Jane loves all that the countryside has to offer.
Ann and Keith have been together for six years and want to retire to Suffolk. For their £400,000 budget, they want three bedrooms, a large garden and space for Keith to do up his old car.
Lesley and Ian are planning a move to Dorset with a £500,000 budget. While Ian wants to enjoy the pleasant pastures of the countryside, Leslie would love to have the sound of the sea close.
Leanne and Ricky live in Chipping Norton, but have fallen in love with Ricky's homeland of Scotland. They have £220,000 and while Leanne is keen on the sea, Ricky prefers rural landscapes.
Retired couple Tim and Sue have decided they should move into their forever home in Somerset, but while Tim hopes to move away from the coast and into the countryside, Sue has other ideas
Hypnotherapist David and wildlife enthusiast Carolynne have fallen in love with Northumberland, and are now looking for their forever home in the region with a budget of £375,000
Geunor and Ian have left Cheltenham in search of the perfect property in Cornwall. Ian hopes to revive his passion for surfing, while Geunor wants to immerse herself in community life.
Michelle and Peter have a budget of £450,000 and hope to move from their family home in Berkshire to Devon, where they currently own a holiday home
Retired doctor Dilip and his wife Jyotsna plan to move from London to a larger family home in Hampshire. Dilip yearns for a life by the sea while Jyotsna loves the English countryside.
Kieran and Maryna are looking for their perfect home in Kent, having lived overseas since 1985. With a budget of £1.1 million, they want to lay down roots. But will it be country or coast?
Rose and her daughter Caitlan plan to move from Buckinghamshire to Devon. Rose has fond memories of life by the seaside, while Caitlan has spent much of her childhood in the country.
Craig and Jacqueline are moving back to the UK after 14 years of living in the South of France. They both want to settle in Cornwall but can't decide on coast or countryside.
Newlyweds Kanagasingam and Lesley are looking for a love nest in East Sussex. Spiritual Kanagasingam wants the peaceful countryside, while Lesley loves the coastal lifestyle.
Retired couple and keen animal lovers Keith and Sharon are planning to move from Essex in search of a quieter life in Devon. While Keith loves the coast, Sharon is all for country living.
Mother and daughter Jane and Georgina are looking for the perfect family home in the Gower Peninsula for their budget of £650,000. Kerr and Sara help them to decide.
Richard, Janine and their young children are planning to move from London to Dorset/Hampshire. Richard is desperate to live by the seaside, while Janine is passionate about country life.
Tony and Michelle are keen to move from Oxfordshire to a more relaxed pace of life in Dorset. With a budget of £600,000 for a beautiful family home, will they choose coast or country?
Retired couple Stephen and Eithne have £450,000 for their forever home in Wales. Eithne wants to live by the sea, while Stephen is a country boy at heart. Sara and Kerr help them decide.
Semi-retired couple Rob and Christine are looking to downsize from Yorkshire to Norfolk. Christine loves the hustle and bustle of the sea front, while Rob wants a peaceful rural setting.
Music-loving surveyor Diepiri and fashion designer Ethel are looking for a holiday home in Dorset. Ethel wants a life by the coast while Diepiri loves the calm of the country.
Retired couple Philip and Susan are on the hunt for their first home together. With £270,000 they hope to make the move from Northampton to the borders of Dorset, Devon and Somerset.
Jane and Jim are hoping to find their dream home in Devon for £400,000. But the twist is they have already made an offer on a country house - can Kerr or Sara find them somewhere better?
Yeoman of the Guards David and his wife Judith have lived in the Tower of London for the past 12 years and are now looking for a quieter pace of life in South Wales. Sara and Kerr help.
Joanne and Ernest want to move from the outskirts of London to the perfect family home in Kent. Joanne thinks their family will benefit from the countryside, but Ernest prefers the coast.
After living in Lancashire for 30 years, Sheila and her husband Billa are looking to move to North Yorkshire. Billa prefers the countryside but Sheila has a soft spot for the shoreline.
House hunters Polly and Dave have moved back to the UK from America, with their dog Sprout. With a budget of £325,000, they are on the hunt for a dream home in Kent near Dave's family.
Liz and Andrew have chosen Devon as their dream location. Liz dreams of a property with a coastal view, while Andrew hankers after more land in the countryside; which will it be?
Debbie and Paul are selling their home in Warrington to move to north Wales. Kirsty Duffy searches the countryside while Kerr Drummond scours the coast to find their dream home.
Miles and Carolyne are leaving Berkshire for Cumbria. Carolyne wants a countryside property with enough land to raise animals, but Miles is hoping for a property close to the sea.
Expats Andrew and Anouchka are currently living in Sweden, but planning a move back to east Scotland. Anouchka would love to move by the sea; Andrew prefers the Fife countryside.
Mags and Murray are moving from Dubai to start a glamping business in Somerset. Murray thinks the countryside offers better land, but coast-loving Mags wants to be by the sea.
Best friends Malika and Steven are leaving west London for Cumbria. Steven longs to live in a traditional seaside town, but Malika wants the quintessential British countryside.
Lee and Heulwen are relocating from south Wales to south Devon, but Heulwen wants a characterful property in the countryside while Lee would prefer a modern build by the coast
Interior designer Kerrie is planning a move to the Wirral Peninsula, and while her heart says move to the coast, her head is saying country, near her daughter's boarding school
Craig and Estelle are planning to move their family from Dewsbury to East Yorkshire for a quieter life. Craig prefers the countryside, but Estelle longs to live on the coast.
Gill and Paul are retiring to Dorset. Gill would like to live by the stunning Jurassic Coast but Paul would prefer to be inland within walking distance of a quaint country pub.
Tom and Colette are looking for a forever home in Dorset. With an impressive £1,200,000 budget, will they choose the sought-after Sandbanks and Canford Cliffs, or the countryside?
Retired police officers Sian and Alan are leaving Greater Manchester for Pembrokeshire. Kerr Drummond navigates the coastline while Kirsty Duffy ploughs through the countryside.
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy face one of their toughest challenges to date: £1,000,000 to find three properties for three families on one plot of land in Devon and Dorset
First time buyers Tom and Ashley are looking for a property in Suffolk. Tom would like a house in the countryside, but Ashley prefers to be closer to the stunning Suffolk coast.
Nurses Paul and Denise are searching for the perfect home in which to enjoy their retirement. They're hoping for a quieter pace of life in Conwy County, north Wales.
Debbie and Simon are leaving Newmarket for south Devon. Debbie has always dreamed of a property with a sea view, while Simon would prefer a quiet country village.
Jen and Damien live near the French Alps but are planning a move back to South Wales, where Jen wants to find a home in the countryside, but Damien longs to live by the sea.
Gary and Faye are planning a move to north Devon. Faye hopes to find a countryside home big enough to accommodate a fitness studio, while Gary prefers to be by the coast.
Andrea and Stephen are moving back to Norfolk from Kent, but they're struggling. Andrea would like a secluded spot in the countryside, whereas Stephen would prefer the sea.
Tennis fans Clive and Carole are planning a move to Dorset. Carole wants to move to a quiet, rural village while Clive longs for a change of scenery with a move to the sea.
Rob has lived on the Isle of Sheppey for most of his life and wants to stay close to the Kent coast. Caroline, however, longs to return to the countryside where she grew up.
Surjan dreams of a large, detached house in the countryside, closer to his work in Salisbury. But Nicky would prefer to be closer to the family-friendly coast in Bournemouth.
Stan and Sheena are planning a move to a house with a large garden in Devon. Amateur bee-keeper Stan prefers the countryside, but Dublin-born Sheena wants to live by the coast.
Andy and Lexi are moving from Oxfordshire barracks to Cornwall, but while Lexi longs for a life by the coast with stunning sea views, Andy would rather live in the countryside.
After ten years in Dubai, Chris and Marie are ready for one final move to Dorset. Marie is on the hunt for a slice of coastal life, but Chris hopes for the perfect rural retreat.