Coast vs. Country

Time Schedule

Tue 20:00 | Wed 08:00 | Thu 12:00 | Fri 16:00 | Sat 08:30 | Sun 07:00


On Coast vs. Country, house hunters from across the UK enlist the help of property experts, Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond to assist them in finding their dream home in a desirable location, whether it’s a holiday home, a retirement retreat or a fresh start home.

Each host takes on the competitive task by tracking an array of properties to view either by the coast or in the country, whether in the UK or abroad, giving potential purchasers a wide scope of options to choose from.

12 – 18 Aug: Episode 1

Sara and Kerr are in North Devon, determined to help house hunters, Ben and Gemma, finally find the family home that they’ve been looking for.  They currently live in Herefordshire. IT company Managing Director, and keen surfer, Ben wants to live by the sea; but partner, Gemma, who splits her time between looking after their two year old daughter, Isla, and running her own business, wants to live in the countryside.

Episode 2

Sara and Kerr are in Kent, house hunting for Anne and Roger who are desperate to escape the bustle of their commuter town for a quieter life.

Anne and Roger have lived in the same house in Kent for 42 years, but after four decades their quiet village of Swanscombe has turned into a bustling commuter town, now they crave a big change.  They want to settle somewhere where they can enjoy time with their dog Twinkle and grandson Jenson.

Episode 3

Sara and Kerr in South Devon and Cornwall determined to find retired engineers Pauline and Graham their dream home.  Having already sold their property in Surrey, they’re eager to move – but they just can’t agree on where

Graham plans to move to the coast and buy the yacht that he’s always dreamed of. Whilst Pauline wants to live surrounded by rolling countryside.

They both love their well-earned free time. When Graham isn’t pampering his beloved sports car, he likes to restore antiques in the shed – and plans to buy a boat to sail on his beloved coast.

Episode 4

Sara and Kerr are on the Isle of Wight, house hunting for Liz and Andy from Hampshire, who are looking for a complete change of lifestyle.  They both love the Isle of Wight – but while Liz just can’t resist the lure of its stunning coastline.  Andy has his sights set on moving to the countryside.

Episode 5

Sara and Kerr are in Cornwall helping tree surgeon, Toby, and family worker, Marika, find their dream home.  Toby and Marika already live in Cornwall with their two children, and rent their current home.

Toby works hard as a tree surgeon and likes nothing more than sailing and messing about on the water and wants sons, Oscar and Josh, to share his love of the sea.

Episode 6

Sara and Kerr are house hunting in Somerset and North Devon – for Libby Streatfield and her 10 horses.  Her heart is by the coast but her head quite rightly is in the countryside.  Having recently sold up in Oxfordshire she’s now ready to head west and find a property with enough land to fulfil her dream of setting up an Eventing Yard.  Libby has had a successful career as an architect but wants to give it all up to spend time with her horses.

Episode 7

Sara and Kerr are in Dorset, hunting for a home for retired couple Roy and Sue.  Having already sold their house, they’re keen to downsize soon, but whilst retired London Underground worker, Roy, has his heart set n a place in the country.

Keen fisherwoman, Sue, has her sights firmly set on the coast. Fifty-somethings Roy and Sue have sold their Buckinghamshire home and are looking for a big life-style change with their dog, Izzy.  Roy is a keen marathon runner and seeks the open space of the country. But former nurse, Sue, has her sights firmly set on the coast.

Episode 8

Sara and Kerr are house hunting in South Wales for university lecturer Paul Nash.  Having recently sold his two bed flat in cosmopolitan Cardiff he’s eager to find his new home.  And with fond memories of his rural childhood, I’m confident that he’ll find it amongst Wales famous green valleys.  But joining Paul on his search is best friend and voice of reason Katy who is convinced that nothing can beat this Welsh coastline.

Episode 9

Sara and Kerr are in Northumberland, house hunting for Andrea and Les.

Episode 10

Sara and Kerr are house hunting in Northumberland for retired teachers Chris and Wendy.  After living in Cornwall they’re ready for a change and they’re determined to find them their dream property in the North East of England!

With fond memories of growing up in Northumberland Chris wants them to move to the country.  But Wendy’s newfound love of swimming makes her yearn for a home by the coast.  Chris and Wendy have been searching for their new home for five years.  They have got their heart set on the North East which they’ll use as a base to travel the country in their beloved motorhome indulging in their love of walking and bird watching.

Episode 11

Sara and Kerr are in North Wales to help Clare from High Peak in Derbyshire find a second home to escape following the sale of her business.

Clare loves the sea and now that she has more time on her hands, she dreams of taking walks along our coastline with her two dogs, Roxy and Murphy.

But she also loves the stunning hills and valleys of North Wales, and I’m hoping that friend, and ex-business partner, Sharon, will help me remind her that country living is best

Episode 12

Sara and Kerr are on the southern tip of Cornwall searching for a home for Shirley and Dave.  Shirley’s home has been in her family for 80 years and having recently married her childhood sweetheart Dave, she feels it’s time for a fresh start and a new home.

Episode 13

Sara and Kerr are in West Sussex helping British Airways manager Godelieve find her dream home.  She wants the perfect place where she can relax and enjoy life

Joining her on her search is her daughter, Sally-Ann, who’s keen to make sure her mum makes the right choice.  But is the perfect home to be found in the fresh sea air of the coast…or the rolling hills of the country?

Episode 14

Sara and Kerr are in Tyne and Wear in the North East of England helping Ian and Ann find their perfect home to settle down in.  Ian and Ann have spent the last 19 years living between rural Scotland and sunny Spain, BUT they now want to move closer to their 4 children and grandchildren.

Episode 15

Sara and Kerr are in East Anglia, looking for the ideal home for life coach Daniel and his wife, Nicolette.  The challenge is, they have very different ideas of where that home should be. Daniel has his heart set on a quiet country idyll, well away from the hustle and bustle; whilst all Nicolette dreams of is being close to the sea.

Life coach Daniel, who works from home, and full time mum, Nicolette, have been together for four years.  Between them they have six children – two of school age – and ‘Stewie’ the dog.