Spin-off show from A Place in the Sun, in which the house-hunters have to decide between buying a property in the UK or overseas. Property experts Jonnie Irwin and Jasmine Harman are on hand to help make that vital decision.
Bev and Gary D'Cruz met through work, and tied the knot. Now 30 years later, they still work together but want to wind down and make plans for their retirement. But while Gary thinks they should move nearer Bev's family in the Cotswolds, Bev wants to move further afield to the Canary Island of Lanzarote. With a budget of £600,000 in the UK and £400,000 abroad, Jasmine Harman shows them three fantastic properties in the Cotswolds, but will Laura Hamilton tempt them with any of her three stunning Lanzarote homes?
Recently retired couple Elizabeth and Phillip want to make the most of their hard earned downtime by doing more of their favourite sports; skiing in winter and sailing in the summer. They've decided to sell up the family home and buy two new properties - one near Ipswich Marina which is perfect for sailing - and the other in Perpignan, France, with world class skiing just an hour away. Help is on hand for this sporty couple with Laura Hamilton delivering three fantastic homes in Ipswich for their budget of £200,000 and Jasmine Harman finding three characterful properties in Perpignan for their £120,000 French budget.
With their five children all grown up, Maria and Laky Zervudachi want to downsize from their large country home and find two new properties to call home. They want a smaller family home close to their favourite town of Lewes so that friends and a community are nearby, and the other a smaller apartment in sunny Palma, Mallorca so Maria can practice yoga outdoors all year round. Jasmine Harman shows them three impressive family properties for their budget of £900,000 in and around Lewes and Jonnie Irwin goes all out with three fantastic apartments for £300,000 in Palma.
With all their children flown the nest, Vanessa and car fanatic Gary want to start the next phase of their lives by setting up a new home. The problem is they can't agree on where that home should be. Vanessa wants to settle in Lowestoft with family and friends nearby, but Gary wants to be in southern Spain where he can be close to Marbella's car scene. Help is at hand from Laura Hamilton, who delivers three fantastic homes in Lowestoft for their maximum £195,000 UK budget, while Jonnie Irwin tempts them with three amazing properties in the hills above Marbella with their £178,000 limit.
Having been together for nine years and very much in love, Angela and Alan have decided it's time to buy their first home together - but there's already a problem as they can't agree on where that home will be. Angela loves West Malling in Kent and sees them setting up their home there, but Alan is planning on them moving further afield to the sunshine of Spain's Costa Blanca. Could a marriage proposal convince Angela to say yes to the ring and the Spanish sunshine? Trying to resolve this lovers' tiff is Jasmine Harman, showcasing the best their £320,000 budget can offer in Kent, while Ben Hillman shows some stunning homes in Villamartin south of Costa Blanca for their budget of £150,000.
Hertfordshire couple Phil and Geraldine can't wait to retire and spend more time with their six children and grandchildren. To kick start this next phase of their life they want a new place to call home. But while Phil wants to live in the beautiful English countryside and coastline of east Devon, Geraldine has fallen for the Gallic charm of Bergerac in the south of France. Jonnie Irwin flies the flag for the UK by showing three properties in east Devon for their UK budget of £375,000, while Jasmine Harman reveals the best Bergerac can offer for their away budget of £275,000.
Neil and Sarah Marks have lived in 23 different homes over 21 years due to Mark's career in the army. Now that Neil has retired, and their children have flown the nest, it's time for them to find their forever home, but they can't decide where. Sarah wants a cottage full of character in Wiltshire, whereas Mark wants to live in their favourite holiday destination of Carcassonne. Armed with the couple's budget of £450,000 Laura Hamilton shows them three beautiful properties in Wiltshire, while Jasmine Harman has a budget of £310,000 to impress with three stunning properties in Carcassonne.
Animal lovers Andrea and Stephen Vincent want to start the next phase of their married life with not one but two new homes: a bolt hole in Bristol for Stephen to work from when in the UK, and a main home in Estepona, Spain, for the children and grandchildren to enjoy - not forgetting the four dogs and two cats! Jonnie Irwin impresses with three Bristol options for their home budget of £140,000, while Jasmine Harman finds three stunning Spanish houses for their £220,000 away budget.
A year ago Jo Tweddle sadly lost her mum. Realising life is short, she and her husband Rich have decided to seize the day and move to somewhere new together. But where should they go? Rich wants to move to north Wales, an area which he loves, whilst Jo would like to move to the hills around the beautiful city of Granada in southern Spain. Jonnie Irwin pulls out all the stops to keep them in beautiful Snowdonia with a budget of £300,000, while Laura Hamilton does everything she can to persuade Rich to buy in Granada with three stunning properties for up to £400,000.
Jonnie Irwin and Laura Hamilton go head-to-head to help Des and Caline May, plus their 11-year-old daughter Amberley, to find their dream property. As Amberley is about to move up to secondary school now is the time to make the move, but where do they move to? Des is championing Alton in Hampshire with friends and family nearby, but Caline feels their future lies in the Valencia region of Spain. Jonnie is given a budget of £500,000 to convince Caline to stay in the UK, but it's going to be close as Laura tries to entice Des to Spain with three amazing properties costing up to £350,000. Will Amberley have the casting vote?