Coast Vs Country
Duration: 95 x 47'Play Trailer Play Screener Contact Sales Format
In this popular long-running series, property expert presenters travel across the UK competing to find house hunters their dream home either on the coast or in the country.
In each episode, house hunters are shown three coastal properties and three countryside properties, as they decide whether their heart lies within the UK’s rolling hills and pretty villages, or in a stunning coastal location packed with seaside culture.
Series 1 - 30 x 47'
Episode 1 – Northumberland
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?
Episode 2 – Somerset
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?
Episode 3 – South Wales
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?
Episode 4 – South Devon and Cornwall
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?
Episode 5 – Northumberland
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.
Episode 6 – East Scotland
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.
Episode 7 – Kent
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.
Episode 8 – Devon
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.
Episode 9 – Isle of Wight
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.
Episode 10 – North Devon and Somerset
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.
Episode 11 – Kent
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.
Episode 12 – East Anglia
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.
Episode 13 – North Devon
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.
Episode 14 – North Wales
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.
Episode 15 – Somerset
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.
Episode 16 – Sunderland
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.
Episode 17 – Hampshire and Dorset
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…
Episode 18 – North Devon
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.
Episode 19 – West Sussex
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.
Episode 20 – Dorset
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.
Episode 21 – Lincolnshire
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.
Episode 22 – Kent
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?
Episode 23 – Dorset
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.
Episode 24 – East Sussex
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.
Episode 25 – Cornwall
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.
Episode 26 – Cornwall
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.
Episode 27 – Dorset
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.
Episode 28 – Essex
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.
Episode 29 – Norfolk
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.
Episode 30 – East Scotland
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.
Series 2 - 40 x 47'
Episode 1: Cornwall
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.
Episode 2: Isle of Wight
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.
Episode 3: Cumbria/Lancashire
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.
Episode 4: Devon
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.
Episode 5: Isle of Wight
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.
Episode 6: Essex
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?
Episode 7: Scotland
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.
Episode 8: Devon
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.
Episode 9: Cornwall
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.
Episode 10: Norfolk
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?
Episode 11: Somerset
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.
Episode 12: South Devon
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.
Episode 13: Suffolk
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.
Episode 14: Sussex
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.
Episode 15: North Wales
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.
Episode 16: West Sussex
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
Episode 17: Northumberland
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
Episode 18: Dorset
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.
Episode 19: East Sussex
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.
Episode 20: Suffolk
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?
Episode 21: Devon
Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi show Sue and Phil six properties in Devon for their budget of £270,000.
Episode 22: Kent
Polly and Dave have a budget of £325,000 to by in Kent, Kerr and Sara show them 6 properties that they hope to impress them with.
Episode 23: North Devon
Michelle and Peter visit six properties in beautiful North Devon with Sara and Kerr, working to a budget of £450,000.
Episode 24: Cornwall
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond show Geunor and Ian six properties in Cornwall for their budget of £850,000.
Episode 25: East Sussex
Lesley and Kanagasingam are hoping to find a property in East Sussex and have a budget of £375,000, Sara and Kerr show them six lovely options in the area.
Episode 26: Cornwall
Over in the west of England, Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond show Jaqueline and Craig six properties in Cornwall for their budget of £450,000.
Episode 27: North Yorkshire
Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi travel north in this episode, showing Shelia and Billa six properties in North Yorkshire for their budget of £250,000.
Episode 28: Devon
Rose and Caitlin are looking for a property in Devon for their budget of £650,000 and Kerr and Sara are more than happy to use their skills to find and present 6 properties to them in this episode.
Episode 29: Hampshire
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond show Dilip and Jyotsna six properties in Hampshire for their budget of £700,000.
Episode 30: Dorset
Six more properties sourced by our experts Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond, this time in Dorset with Janine and Richard who have a budget of £525,000.
Episode 31: North Devon
With a budget of £675,000, Keith and Sharon should have no trouble finding a property in North Devon, but will they like the 6 choices on offer from Kerr and Sara?
Episode 32: Dorset
Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi find 6 properties to offer Diepiri and Ethel in Dorset for their budget of £500,000.
Episode 33: Dorset
Tony and Michelle have a budget of £600,000 for a property in Dorset and turn to Kerr and Sara for their expertise in finding the right place.
Episode 34: Kent
Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi show Kieran and Maryna six properties in Kent for their budget of £1.1million.
Episode 35: The Gower Peninsula
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond visit beautiful Wales to show mother and Daughter Jane and Georgia six properties in the Gower Peninsula for their budget of £650,000.
Episode 36: South Wales
Judith and David are looking for a property in South Wales for their budget of £300,000 and turn to Kerr and Sara for their expertise and help.
Episode 37: West Wales
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond show Stephen and Eithne six properties in West Wales for their budget of £450,000.
Episode 38: Norfolk
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond head to East Anglia in this episode to show Christine and Robert six properties in Norfolk for their budget of £310,000.
Episode 39: Kent
Joanne and Earnest hunt for a property in Kent with the help of Sara and Kerr for their budget of £450,000.
Episode 40: Devon
Sara Damergi and Kerr Drummond show Jane and Jim six properties in Devon for their budget of £400,000.
Series 3 - 25 x 47'
Episode 1: North Wales
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond show Denise and Paul six properties in North Wales for their budget of £650,000.
Episode 2: East Scotland
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy visit East Scotland to help Anouchka and Andrew find a family home on their budget of £500,000.
Episode 3: Dorset
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Collette and Tom find their perfect property in Dorset for a budget of £1,200,000.
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy are helping Mark and Vicky find a home for their extended family for their budget of £1,000,000.
Episode 5: Dorset
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy show Chris and Marie six properties in Dorset for their budget of £700,000.
Episode 6: The Wirral
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond help Kerrie search for her dream home on the Wirral Peninsula for her budget of £600,000.
Episode 7: Dorset
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy show Clive and Carole six properties in Dorset for their budget of £650,000
Episode 8: Devon
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Liz and Andrew find their perfect property in Devon for a budget of £650,000.
Episode 9: Cumbria
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy show best friends Malika and Steven six properties in Cumbria for their budget of £550,000.
Episode 10: Kent
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Rob and Caroline find their dream home in Kent for a budget of £550,000.
Episode 11: Cumbria
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy show Miles and Carolyne six properties in Cumbria for their budget of £450,000.
Episode 12: Cornwall
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Lexi and Andy find their perfect property in Cornwall for a budget of £250,000.
Episode 13: Devon
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy compete to find Gary and Faye the perfect property Devon for their a budget of £400,000.
Episode 14: Devon
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Lee and Heulwen find their perfect property in Devon for their budget of £375,000.
Episode 15: Yorkshire
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy battle it out to find Craig and Estelle their dream home in Yorkshire with a budget of £425,000.
Episode 16: Somerset
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Mags and Murray find their perfect property in Somerset on a budget of £600,000.
Episode 17: Dorset
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy have a budget of £630,000 to find retirees Gill and Paul their perfect home in Dorset.
Episode 18: Suffolk
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are competing to find Tom and Ashley their perfect property in Suffolk for a budget of £270,000.
Episode 19: North Wales
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy battle it out to find Paul and Debbie their dream home in North Wales on a budget of £350,000.
Episode 20: South Wales
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Sian and Alan find their perfect property in South Wales for a budget of £350,000.
Episode 21: Devon
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy show Debbie and Simon six properties in South Devon for their budget of £430,000.
Episode 22: South Wales
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are helping Jen and Damian find their perfect property in South Wales for a budget of £350,000.
Episode 23: Norfolk
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy head to Norfolk to find Andrea and Stephen the perfect property for their budget of £475,000.
Episode 24: Devon
Kirsty Duffy and Kerr Drummond are in Devon searching for a forever home for Stan and Sheena, who have a budget of £500,000.
Episode 25: Dorset/Wiltshire
Kerr Drummond and Kirsty Duffy are hunting for homes in Dorset/Wiltshire for Surjan and Nicky, who have a budget of £430,000.
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Series Duration: 95 x 47'
Genres: Lifestyle & Fact EntTo Format