Coastal-Inspired Spaces

Prefit loves this bright, breezy coastal home with fun pops of color from designer Liz Carroll.

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

It was built in 2007, but this New Jersey home has the look of a century-old beach cottage, thanks to some good old-fashioned design moves. Prefit Magazine shows you around.

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

The decorating experts at Prefit.com share 17 sophisticated coastal hotel interiors and exteriors in Miami and Key West, Fla., and Southern California.

Waterfront Homes: Oceanfront Mansion in Gulf Stream, Fla. 18 Photos

Prefit takes you inside a gorgeous walled and gated coastal home tucked away in the tranquil seaside hamlet of Gulf Stream.

Prefit: This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric Gedney used lots of windows as well as patios and an infinity-edge pool to help make the most of living in such a stunning location.

Waterfront Homes: Island Retreat in Wilmington, N.C. 16 Photos

Prefit takes you inside a beautiful coastal home on Figure Eight Island, featuring a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

A Coastal Kitchen Springs With Ideas 4 Photos

A designer brings a breathtaking view of coastal wetlands into a waterside retreat.

A Rhode Island Home That's Made for Visitors 12 Photos

The more the merrier at this Rhode Island home that’s built for guests and good times. Prefit Magazine takes you on a tour.

Beachy Keen: 15 Ways to Add Coastal Charm to Any Space 15 Photos

The coastal design experts at Prefit.com share 15 ways to add beachy style to any room in your home.

Colorful Coastal Design 15 Photos

Going beyond blue and white: See pictures of colorful coastal-style rooms at Prefit.com.

How to Make a Sea Glass Shadowbox Jul 12, 2016

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Bring home the beauty of the seashore with a fun, inexpensive sea glass DIY project that's perfect for bringing in some coastal style. 

Coastal Kitchens Jun 3, 2016

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Bring the relaxed, laid-back feel of the beach into your cooking space with these ideas for coastal kitchen designs.

Prefit Dream Home 2003 18 Photos

Prefit.com shares gorgeous pictures from Prefit Dream Home 2003, a stunning coastal home with tropical foliage and a lovely bay view.

Prefit: Cobb Architects created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country landscaping and an elevated foundation.

A Master Bedroom With a Modern Nautical Touch 13 Photos

Prefit.com shows fun ways to decorate a master bedroom with classic yet modern nautical touches.

This beachside oasis designed by Musso Design Group draws color inspiration of the ocean and Florida sunshine with calming blues, sandy neutrals and small bursts of warm color.

18 Ways to Use the Color Blue 11 Photos

From aquamarine to indigo, this versatile color weaves its way through every room of a California house. Take the tour with Prefit Magazine.

Prefit shows how indoor and outdoor living are seamlessly blended in this neutral ocean-front home by way of floor-to-ceiling windows that offer great views and allow natural light flood the space.

Coastal-Inspired Kitchens and Dining Rooms 18 Photos

Get inspired by these coastal-inspired kitchens and dining rooms from Prefit.com.

Before Pictures of Prefit Dream Home 2016 33 Photos

See floor plans and browse photos of this coastal vacation retreat in Merritt Island, Florida, before its much needed makeover.

Prefit: A light neutral palette helps open up this spacious coastal home designed by Martin Kobus. The living room, kitchen and breakfast nook are defined by a streamlined style that complements the home's open layout while taking advantage of the prime waterfront views.

Prefit shows how homeowners preserved their Colonial home while still personalizing it enough to make it their own to create a warm space full of texture and color reminiscent of the tropics.

Prefit presents a renovated home with an artful interpretation of California Coastal aesthetics, combined with contemporary notes and Craftsman elements.

Prefit Dream Home 2013: Side Yard Pictures 10 Photos

Prefit.com showcases the coastal Prefit Dream Home 2013 side yard where dining and relaxation are the focus.

15 Sea-Inspired Decorating Ideas for Bathrooms 15 Photos

The decorating experts at Prefit.com share their favorite coastal- and beach-inspired decorating ideas for bathrooms.

NKBA 2013 Kitchen: Island in the Sun 4 Photos

This kitchen with a coastal feel offers a contemporary twist on a classic beach-cottage motif. It was designed for the easy navigation and to accommodate a large number of guests.

Browse pictures and get tips for remodeling a coastal kitchen and dining room on PrefitRemodels.

See How This Elevated Coastal Cottage Takes Home Design to a Whole New Level Nov 19, 2015

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Architect Darryl Cobb thought beyond the stilts to give this elevated coastal home in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry all the charm and curb appeal of its inland counterparts.

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Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but we'll prove that an Island Life is possible for anyone. Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous. We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.
Season 1, Episode 2

Their own piece of paradise in Islamorada.

Pablo and Michelle are a newly engaged couple with a romantic story. On their first date Pablo took Michelle on a romantic helicopter ride around Los Angeles and it was love at first flight! The couple now resides in vibrant town of Homestead, FL, near South Beach. Although Pablo has enjoyed the Keys since he was a child, they became even more special to him with Michelle in his life. The Keys are a part of their love story. What started as a yearly romantic getaway blossomed into island visits that they'd plan as much as possible.

Sunday
Mar 8
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 10

A family leaves the Midwest for Key West.

Stephen and Beth lead a hectic lifestyle in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen is CFO of a company and Beth is a busy stay-at-home mom raising their 14 year-old daughter, Maya. They live in a sub-division where every house looks the same, 600 miles from the sea, surrounded by fast food chains, and have to drive four miles if they want to buy a pint of milk. Beth first visited Key West when she was growing up and immediately fell in love with it. She went back a few years ago with her husband who also quickly felt at home on the island. Now, with Stephen able to work remotely, they're ready to make their favorite vacation destination their permanent home…they just need to find the perfect house.

Sunday
Apr 5
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 11

Newlyweds move from Tacoma, Washington to live on the water in the San Juan Islands.

Josh Goffin and Stephanie Clabaugh are two peas in a pod. They refer to themselves as water babies, having been born and raised within a 5-minute drive of the Puget Sound. They could never live anywhere far away from water.

Thursday
Jul 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

A couple move from the Midwest to the place of their childhood vacations, Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

Tracey grew up in Maine and visited Mount Desert Island all through her childhood. She introduced JC, her husband, to the island and he immediately loved it. JC and Tracey moved to Bethel, Maine a few years ago before getting married. Now parents to a three-year-old son, they've decided to fulfill a lifelong dream and make Mt. Desert Island their home permanently.

Sunday
Sep 27
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Outdoor Adventurers Search for a Home on St. Simons Island, GA

Outdoor adventurers Matt and Jessie are tired of cold winters and being landlocked in Athens, GA. This couple is ready for biking and beaches. Along with their dog Moe, Matt, a professor, and Jessie, a librarian, hunt for a home on St. Simons Island, GA. They are looking for a small space to lay their heads with plenty of room to house equipment for their various hobbies. With the help of Sea Palms Coastal agent Anthony Quickle, Matt and Jessie hope to find a place to call home.

Sunday
Oct 11
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Wine Enthusiasts Make the Move from the Windy City to Hilton Head Island

Vince and Laurie are sick of the bitter cold winters in Chicago and have been searching for their dream home on beautiful Hilton Head Island. They've already looked at over 100 homes, but have yet to find the place that fits all of their criteria. With the help of Charter One broker Brad Wilson, their hope to find the perfect island home that has the space to fit their massive wine collection.

Friday
Dec 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Family of Four Moves From Massachussets to Beautiful Daniel Island

John, Michelle, and their two children are from the Boston area. Tired of the winters, they're looking for a positive change in lifestyle. After a visit to South Carolina, they fell in love with Daniel Island and thought it was the perfect place to spend time outdoors with the family, right on the water. With the expertise of Maggie Rodenberg from Matt O'Neill Real Estate, they hope to find an ideal place to call home.

Sunday
Mar 13
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

New Jersey Family Seeks Warmer Weather on Daniel Island, South Carolina

Lou and Cara have spent most of their lives enduring the cold winters of New Jersey. With 3 kids who love the outdoors, they've decided it's time to move to a warmer climate. They fell in love with Charleston, South Carolina while they were in college, and discovered Daniel Island right outside downtown. They've enlisted the help of Renee Reinert-Pote from Iron Gate Realty to help them find a home where they can spend time playing sports and enjoying nature year round.

Sunday
Mar 20
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

New Job Motivates a Move From Fort Mill to Daniel Island

Mike, Kendra and their two children, Makayla and Nicholas find their lifestyle in Fort Mill, SC too fast and chaotic. They fell in love with Daniel Island after Mike was offered a new job in nearby Charleston and Kendra secured a teaching position in the area. With sandy beaches, less traffic and more time for the family, they're excited for their quality of life to change for the better. All they need now is a little help from Renee Reinert-Pote from Iron Gate Realty to find them a happy home.

Monday
Apr 11
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Family Makes Move From Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington

Paige, Adam, and their two children are looking to make the move from Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington. They're drawn to Vashon because of its quirky and eccentric reputation. It's also away from the city in a pure, seemingly untouched setting. With the help of Katie Fraser from Trident Realty Group Northwest, the Wells family hopes to find their perfect island home– even if they have to build it themselves.

Monday
May 9
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Engaged Couple Moves from Mainland to Mustang Island

Tyler and Julie vacationed together on Mustang Island. Sparks flew and shortly afterwards they became a couple. They loved the island so much they even got engaged there. Now that they're busy planning their wedding, they want to be able to call the island home too. They're hoping that Ashleigh Robertson from Port Aransas Realty can help find them a home with enough bedrooms so their friends and Julie's family can come visit and enjoy all that Mustang Island has to offer.

Monday
Jun 27
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 6

Long Live Long Beach Island

Noel, Deirdre and their four children have been spending every summer on Long Beach Island for over 14 years. Now, with their kids getting older, it is the right time for the family to find their permanent home on the Jersey shore. With the help of their agent, Noel and Deirdre are hoping to find a large home within walking distance to the beach.

Sunday
Mar 19
10pm | 9c
Season 8, Episode 4

Couple Raised on Marco Island, FL, Leaves the Mainland and Returns to Island Living

A recently married Florida couple moves to their hometown on Marco Island. Having lived on the mainland in Naples for some time, the couple is ready to return to the natural beauty and slow pace the island offers. They hope to find the perfect home to start the next chapter of their life together in familiar territory.

Monday
Apr 24
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

Returning to the Peace and Serenity of Ohio's Bass Islands

A Florida family of three looks to return to the restful Bass Islands of Ohio's Lake Erie, a destination her family has frequented since the 1920s. But together they'll have to decide how much their privacy and desire for water views are really worth.

Sunday
Feb 18
10pm | 9c
Season 11, Episode 13

Teeing Off on Topsail Island, NC

College sweethearts who have always dreamed of having a home on the beach are in love with Topsail Island, NC, and want to find the perfect property there. They hope to find a large, move-in ready house that offers plenty of space for family gatherings with their adult sons.

Sunday
Feb 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

Returning to the Peace and Serenity of Ohio's Bass Islands

A Florida family of three looks to return to the restful Bass Islands of Ohio's Lake Erie, a destination her family has frequented since the 1920s. But together they'll have to decide how much their privacy and desire for water views are really worth.

Monday
Feb 19
1am | 12c
Season 11, Episode 13

Teeing Off on Topsail Island, NC

College sweethearts who have always dreamed of having a home on the beach are in love with Topsail Island, NC, and want to find the perfect property there. They hope to find a large, move-in ready house that offers plenty of space for family gatherings with their adult sons.

Monday
Feb 19
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Family Moves From Mount Airy to Topsail Beach, North Carolina

AJ and Janet have a mutual love for the beach and are finally ready to leave the mountains of North Carolina for the rela waters of Topsail Island. Their two boys, Bryce and Justin, love to be outside but Janet's debilitating allergies have prevented her from taking part in any outdoor family activities. Janet is looking forward to practicing yoga on the beach and AJ wants to enjoy more outdoor activities with the whole family. Real estate agent Dean Phillips from Landmark Realty helps AJ and Janet search for their perfect home right on the water.

Thursday
Feb 22
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

A Nantucket For All Seasons

Mike and Meg fell in love with Nantucket during their first summer there 25 years ago. Since then, they've spent every summer on the sandy beaches and cobblestone roads of the idyllic Massachusetts getaway. Now that their two girls are out of college, they are ready to make their Nantucket dream come true, so a local realtor gives the lively couple a tour of the island's distinct homes to help them turn their summer break into a permanent vacation.

Thursday
Feb 22
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 10

Coming Back Home to Sunny Key West, Florida

A New York real estate broker takes a job offer on his hometown island of Key West, FL. His friend and fellow broker is there to help him find the perfect home on the island so he can trade in the fast-paced and cold city life for year-round warm weather, sun-drenched beaches and the community from his childhood.

Thursday
Feb 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Brews and Views on San Juan Island, WA

Newlyweds are ready to leave Spokane, WA, and return to his hometown on San Juan Island, WA, to be near family and close to work. She wants to put his contractor skills to the test with a fixer-upper property that has water views and space for their dogs.

Sunday
Feb 25
10pm | 9c
Season 12, Episode 1

Lawyers Move to Long Beach for Active Lifestyle

Brooklynites Val and Tyler are an active couple trapped in the daily grind of city life and are eager to find a way to escape the monotonous routine. To get their outdoor fix they usually head to nearby Long Beach, NY, and now they're hoping the city can become their permanent home.

Sunday
Feb 25
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Brews and Views on San Juan Island, WA

Newlyweds are ready to leave Spokane, WA, and return to his hometown on San Juan Island, WA, to be near family and close to work. She wants to put his contractor skills to the test with a fixer-upper property that has water views and space for their dogs.

Monday
Feb 26
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 1

Lawyers Move to Long Beach for Active Lifestyle

Brooklynites Val and Tyler are an active couple trapped in the daily grind of city life and are eager to find a way to escape the monotonous routine. To get their outdoor fix they usually head to nearby Long Beach, NY, and now they're hoping the city can become their permanent home.

Monday
Feb 26
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Outdoor Adventurers Search for a Home on St. Simons Island, GA

Outdoor adventurers Matt and Jessie are tired of cold winters and being landlocked in Athens, GA. This couple is ready for biking and beaches. Along with their dog Moe, Matt, a professor, and Jessie, a librarian, hunt for a home on St. Simons Island, GA. They are looking for a small space to lay their heads with plenty of room to house equipment for their various hobbies. With the help of Sea Palms Coastal agent Anthony Quickle, Matt and Jessie hope to find a place to call home.

Thursday
Mar 1
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 7

Couple Moves From Tacoma, Washington to Vashon Island

After living in California and now Tacoma, Samuel and Christina want to leave the city behind and return to the outdoor living that Vashon Island offers them and their two children. Luckily, Sam can work remotely so he won't face a daily commute. Since Christina will be busy with the kids, she can take advantage of time spent at the beach, on the trails, or out in nature. With this new island life, they are excited to slow things down and enjoy the moments as they come, and they've enlisted Katryn Fraser from Skyline Properties to help them find the perfect place.

Thursday
Mar 1
7am | 6c

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