Next Episode of A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun is
Season 2017 / Episode 55 and airs on 14 December 2017 16:00
Jasmine Harman and a team of property experts help British couples find homes for to avoid the cold winter, as they head to hotter destinations around the world.
Terry Veasey's love affair with Spain began more than 40 years ago, and now he and the new love of his life, Val, have decided to move full time to the stunning Northern Costa Blanca. With a ú250,000 budget for their new home, Jasmine Harman is on hand to show them five fantastic homes - but will any of them be the perfect place for the new start they've been dreaming of?
Mother and daughter Linnette and Sandra Genus from west London are part of a large extended family spread across the UK, USA and Caribbean. They're now looking for somewhere to host family get-togethers and have chosen the west coast of Florida as the perfect spot. Scarlette Douglas shows them five properties for their ú160,000 budget in and around the city of Fort Lauderdale.
Renuka Joseph is looking for a holiday home where she can entertain family, friends and relax with her husband Clarence. Originally from Sri Lanka, she's chosen the Costa del Sol as her perfect spot as the beaches remind her of home. With best friend Shanez along to help, Jasmine Harman shows Renuka five apartments in and around Estepona for her £80,000 budget.
Warren and Jacqui Sumner from Manchester first visited Crete on their honeymoon 23 years ago and have been going back ever since. They've fallen in love with the island and are now determined to buy their very own holiday home there. Danni Menzies shows them five properties for their ú75,000 budget, but will any of them be the romantic getaway they've been dreaming of?
Reality TV star and choreographer Louie Spence and his husband Leto Fernandez have long-dreamt of owning a holiday home in Spain's Almeria Province - somewhere to spend the winter months and short summer breaks with friends and family. Laura Hamilton is on hand to show them five fantastic properties for their £185,000 budget, but will any of them have Louie high-kicking with delight?
Bernie Hatch and Joy Reader from Liverpool have been together for 20 years but never bought a property – until now. Having long dreamt of owning a holiday home in the sun, after visiting Cyprus for a family wedding they're now determined to buy a property there. Danni Menzies shows them 5 properties in the east of the island for their £35,000 budget, but will it be the location close to the beach or the property itself that tempts them?
Anne Hogarth first fell in love with Lanzarote 10 years ago and now, after several visits to the island since, is looking for a holiday home to enjoy in her retirement. With her daughter Rachel along for moral support, Jonnie Irwin shows Anne five fantastic properties in the resort of Puerto del Carmen for her £85,000 budget.
Godsisters Roselyn Fleary and Jennifer Lawrence from London have always been best friends and holiday together every year on the Caribbean island of Grenada. As they both have family roots on the island they are now looking for a holiday home that could one day be a full time retirement location. With a budget of £250,000 Scarlette Douglas shows them five incredible properties, but can she tick all of their boxes?
Engaged couple Kay Havard and Paul Young met at a dance class eight years ago and, before they tie the knot next year, are determined to buy a holiday home for romantic weekends away and to share with family and friends. Scarlette Douglas does her best to impress them with five properties on Spain's Costa Blanca for their budget of £80,000.
Hyacinth Miller from London first visited Barbados 14 years ago, and now she's retired, wants to permanently relocate there so she can spend more time in her beloved garden.
With her son Leon along to help choose the right property, Jasmine Harman shows Hyacinth five amazing properties in the south of the island, but will any of them have her packing her bags for a new life in the sun?
Dave and Debbie Chambers from Redditch started their family young, but now their four children have grown up, they've decided to recapture their youth and buy a place in Spain where they can enjoy time in the sun - just the two of them.
For their budget of £45,000 Laura Hamilton shows them five fantastic apartments in and around the town of Torrevieja, but will any of them be their perfect place?
Maureen and Steve Smith from Glasgow have been visiting Orlando with their three daughters for the past 16 years and are now looking for a holiday home in the Sunshine State where they can escape the Scottish winters.
Ben Hillman shows them five properties for their budget of £80,000 within striking distance of the world famous theme parks, but will any have them screaming with delight?
Newlyweds Karen and John Leonard from Essex are on the brink of retirement. With the last of the six boys they have between them about to leave home, they're looking for a new adventure and a complete change of lifestyle.
Scarlette Douglas shows them five properties in the sunny south of Gran Canaria for their budget of £175,000, but will any be the home they've been dreaming of?
Christine and Richard Turley have lived overseas for most of their working lives but now they're ready to lay down roots. Having already settled back in the UK, they're also determined to buy a holiday home in Portugal that they can share with their families.
With a budget of £190,000, Laura Hamilton shows them five great properties close to the beautiful beaches of the Western Algarve, but will any meet their exacting standards?
Bonnie Motley from Hertfordshire is looking to improve her quality of life, and is convinced buying a holiday home in the guaranteed sunshine of southern Spain is just the way to do that.
With friend of 30 years Jonathan along to help her with the decision, Ben Hillman shows Bonnie 5 great value properties for her £20,000 budget, but will any of them be her perfect place?
Geri Melville is originally from St Lucia, but moved to the UK when she was just 9. Now, she is ready to return to her roots along with husband Ian, by buying a holiday home together on the island she left almost 50 years ago.
Lynne and Peter Evans have spent the last 15 years living on a Greek island and, now they're based back in the UK, are hankering after a second home in the sun. Fuerteventura has held a special place in their hearts ever since they first went there on holiday with their two children so they think it's the perfect place to buy.
Ben Hillman needs all of his property know how to show them five great options for their £80,000 budget.
Recently married Reg and Sarah Etwaroo from East Sussex are buying their first ever place together and have their hearts set on a second home in the theme park capital of the world, Orlando, Florida.
Ben Hillman is on hand to show them properties for their £100,000 budget, but will any have them reaching for their chequebook?
Although she's approaching retirement age, Karmen Meredith from Derbyshire is in no mood to slow down. Instead, she's looking for a bolthole on Spain's Costa del Sol that she can escape to on her own and with her family.
With one of her 3 sons Wayne, along to offer advice, Danni Menzies shows Karmen five properties, but will any of them be the place she's been dreaming of?
Lynn and Brett Merritt from Hampshire fell in love with laid-back Cape Verde the moment they stepped off the plane on their first visit, and have been dreaming of buying a holiday home there ever since.
Jasmine Harman shows them five properties on this stunning speck in the Atlantic for their £55,000 budget.
Roger and Obie Pearce are retired and want a slice of the Spanish good life. Obie has never been to Spain before, Roger hasn't visited since he was in the army 40 years ago,but they are determined to relocate to Almeria where Roger's health could benefit from the warm climate.
Ben Hillman needs all his expertise to find them their forever home for a budget of £120,000.
Newlyweds Maurice Coote and Lorraine Boothe have decided buying a property in the Caribbean that they can eventually move to full time is a dream they want to make a reality.
They've decided stunning Turks and Caicos has the perfect combination of what they need, and Danni Menzies is on hand to show them what their £425,000 budget will buy them.
Keen walkers Rosie and Michael Mulroy from Durham are looking for a holiday home from which they can explore the stunning Andalucian hills and countryside around Frigiliana in Southern Spain.
Jasmine Harman shows them five properties for their £120,000 budget, from town centre apartments to quaint villages townhouses, but will any of them appeal to both heart and head?
Bill and Maureen Hughes from North Lanarkshire have been visiting Florida on holiday with their kids for 30 years. Now they're retired, they're looking for a home on the stunning Gulf Coast where they can create a whole new chapter of family memories and escape the Scottish winters.
Ben Hillman shows them five fantastic properties for their budget of £320,000 in and around the charming town of Fort Myers.
Chris and Anne-Marie McNeill from Scotland have fallen in love with the buzzy holiday atmosphere of South Tenerife after visiting regularly for the last 7 years. Now they're looking for a second home to enjoy with their 2 children for future family holidays together.
Laura Hamilton shows them five properties for their £200,000 budget, but will any of them be a place they can imagine creating new memories together?
Software engineer Andy Forsyth and his partner, admin assistant Jacqui Monroe from Yorkshire have 3 children between them. With the youngest about to fly the nest they've decided the time is right to follow their dream and buy a second home on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
With the help of Danni Menzies, they see five fantastic propertiesfor their £400,000 spend.
Ben and Kelly Jukes have been saving up for a holiday home in Costa Blanca since they got married 5 years ago. With their first baby on the way, they want somewhere to soak up the Spanish sun on future holidays and share with family and friends.
Scarlette Douglas tempts them with five lovely properties in and around Torrevieja for their budget of £55,000.
Best friends Alison Wright & Sheila Sager first visited Costa Rica on a trekking holiday and instantly fell in love with the country. Now, 20 years later, with their kids all grown up, they've decided to go halves on a holiday home where they can escape the British winters.
Danni Menzies shows them five fantastic homes for their £300,000 joint budget, but will any of them capture the magic of their first trip there?
Mohammad and Salma Aslam from South London have family with a holiday home on Spain's Costa del Sol, and having spent so many good times there, are now determined to buy one of their own.
Jonnie Irwin shows them five properties around Fuengirola for their £120,000 budget.
Paul and Maggie Meigh from Northamptonshire have long dreamt of retiring to a warmer climate and are now selling their house in the UK so they can to move to the stunning Portuguese island of Madeira full time.
With a budget of £330,000, Scarlette Douglas shows them five fantastic homes along the island's dramatic south coast.
Patrick & Corrine Duly from East Sussex have a passion for travel and first visited Lanzarote 4 years ago. They immediately fell in love with the island and now they've retired are looking for a holiday home where they can escape to and spend more active winters in the sun.
With a budget of £140,000 Scarlette Douglas shows them five great properties in the south of the island.
Jackie and Kevin Harper have been holidaying in Barbados for over 30 years with their four children, and have decided the time is right to take the plunge and buy their own holiday home on the island they love.
Jasmine Harman shows them five properties in the west of Barbados for their £300,000 budget – but will they find their perfect place in the sun?
Newly married Brian and Wendy Woods from Somerset are looking to buy their dream home on the beautiful island of Tenerife.
Brian has been holidaying in the canaries for over 30 years, and since he met Wendy ten years ago the couple have been dreaming about relocating to their favourite island permanently.
Armed with a budget of £180,000 Laura Hamilton shows them five fantastic properties, but will they like any of them enough to make that life-changing offer?
Natalie and Andy Ray met 13 years ago have 6 children between them. The whole family has grown to love Florida for its fun-filled attractions and fantastic weather and now this young-at-heart couple is looking for a future family holiday home there.
Ben Hillman tempts them with 5 homes within easy reach of the theme parks but which, if any, will they choose to buy for their budget of £280,000?
After falling in love with Fuerteventura's breath-taking scenery eight years ago, Mandy and Peter have dreamed of swapping their island life in Jersey for the warmer climate of the Canaries. Armed with a budget of £127,000, Jasmine Harman shows them five fantastic properties but can she find them the perfect home that ticks both their boxes?
Childhood sweethearts Thomas and Doreen from Sunderland have been dreaming of owning a holiday home in Spain since their first anniversary there 39 years ago. Scarlette Douglas searches far and wide to find them the perfect property for their £55,000 budget. But will it be a modern apartment near the sea or a traditional cave house in the countryside that wins their hearts?
Newlyweds Bill and Michael can't wait to start a whole new chapter together and make the move to the other side of the world. Armed with a budget of £345,000, Ben Hillman shows them five incredible and very different, properties in New Zealand. Spoilt with so much choice, which property has the biggest wow factor to become their new home in the southern hemisphere?
Vicky and Simon have been together for 13 years and share a passion for Spain and their much-loved greyhounds Luna and Digby. With Vicky now retired and Simon aspiring to live and work abroad, they are now ready to make their dream a reality. Jasmine Harman searches every nook and cranny of the local market in inland Alicante to find property contenders that fit the bill for their budget of £70,000. But does she find them the perfect property in the perfect location?
Ben Hillman shows couple Stephen and Christine from Birmingham five great properties for their budget of £100k in Davenport, Florida. But with the couple eager to bag a bargain, will they find the home of their dreams and seal the deal with an offer?
Jacqui Lockhart has worked hard all her life, and now that she has the savings available she wants to fulfil her lifelong dream of owning a holiday home on Spain's glorious southern Costa Blanca. With a cash budget of £50,000 and the support of her daughter Judy, the pressure is on for Danni Menzies to help Jacqui secure her dream property but can she do it?
Jasmine Harman shows Pat Strachen from Aberdeen and her daughter Rachel five fantastic properties in Tenerife for her budget of £130,000. After holidaying on the island for over 25 years, Pat now wants to take the plunge and retire to her favourite Canary Island. It's a life-changing and big move, so can Jasmine get it absolutely right and find her that perfect place in the sun?
After a road trip along the coast of Almeria, Frans and Julie Mampaeij from Berkshire completely fell in love with this part of Spain. Now they want to seize the day and buy a holiday home here. With a cash budget of £90,000, Scarlette Douglas shows them five fantastic properties, but will they go for an apartment in one of their favourite coastal spots or a villa with bags of space in the countryside?
Having recently sold their business in Edinburgh, Gary and Kim Harrison can't wait to find their dream holiday home on their favourite Caribbean island of St. Lucia in which to enjoy their retirement. With a budget of £300,000, Danni Menzies delivers five fabulous properties with stunning views, but which one steals their hearts and do they make an offer?
Mother and daughter Jo and Frankie want to buy a holiday home in Spain's Benalmadena for the whole family to enjoy quality time in together. With a budget of £130,000, Ben Hillman shows them five incredible properties in amazing locations, but which one do they fall in love with?
Bernie and George Wilks have sold their house in the UK and want to start a new adventure living in the Spanish area of Oliva. So the pressure is really on for Jasmine Harman to find them their new forever home for their budget of £75,000, but with five serious property contenders which one will have them reaching for their chequebook to start their new life in sunny Spain?
Russell Lovatt from Nottingham has been visiting the island of Malta for the last 40 years. Now, with the help of his daughter Sian, he is looking for the perfect property for a complete relocation, except they both have very different opinions about what sort of home Russell should be buying. With a budget of £200,000 Laura Hamilton has a challenge on her hands to find a property with the wow factor to impress them both, but does she do it?
Lynn and Gerald are looking for a holiday home in the north of Spain's Murcia region, where they can enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine and numerous golf courses the area has to offer. With a budget of £100,000 will any of Ben Hillman's five contenders tempt them to make an offer?
For Dave and Kelly Elly there's never been another island that compares to Lanzarote. They holidayed here as just friends five years ago, now married they can't wait to buy a holiday home to enjoy with their families. Scarlette Douglas shows them five incredible properties for their £160,000 budget - but will any of them live up to the dream?
Laura Hamilton helps Justine Gilbert find a new home on Florida's spectacular Gold Coast so she can be closer to her two children who live in the US. With a cash budget of £140,000, this is an important move for Justine, so she's brought along her good friend Denise to help her decide which of Laura's five properties is the one.
Mel and Steve are looking to buy a holiday home in south Queensland, Australia, that will become their permanent home once they retire. However, the property also has to suit daughter Vikki who has relocated to Oz and plans to move in. Armed with a budget of £220,000, it's one of Ben Hillman's biggest challenges to date. But can he deliver a property that gives the couple and their daughter everything they want from their wish-list?
Recently retired GP Steve has asked his daughter to help him look for the perfect holiday home for their family in the beautiful Valencia region of southern Spain. Leaving no stone unturned, Danni Menzies scours the local market and delivers five fantastic properties. With so many great options it's a hard decision, but which one do they end up choosing?
Jasmine Harman shows Sri Lankan couple Kulan and Kamala five fantastic properties for their budget of £200,000 on Portugal's beautiful Algarve. But which property has the most wow factor to become their dream holiday home?
Salsa loving couple Colin and Joy can't wait to buy a holiday home on the popular Costa Blanca. But the pressure is really on for Ben Hillman to get it right, as it's the first time the couple have brought a property together. For their budget of £200,000, can Ben deliver the perfect property in the perfect location and do they make an offer?
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