Andy and Jeanette build a new house right on top of a sheer 100ft cliff in Scotland. But after battling high winds and pounding rain, will an unexpected emotional shock and a last-minute design change ruin everything they’ve worked for?
Engineer Richard and partner Felicia transform an underground water reservoir in the Humber Estuary into a family home. It’s an epic task to demolish the concrete roof and grind the reservoir walls. Then life threatening illness strikes.
Paul and Amy build a lakeside home in Lincolnshire made up of five circular timber buildings linked by walkways. But workaholic Paul's health suffers as he struggles to get this devilishly complicated build finished in just 12 months.
After recovering from leukaemia Toby is driven to build five interlinked barn structures in a horseshoe around an old oak tree in Suffolk. But can he balance high architecture, wife Libby’s need for a comfy family home and his ongoing health concerns.
Design engineer Mark is paralysed from the waist down. Along with wife Penny he builds a cutting-edge new wheelchair friendly family home with full accessibility built into its fabric. Construction however proves a huge emotional strain.
Edward and Hazel build a shining white art deco lighthouse, with additional bedroom wing and infinity pool, all on a rugged but beautiful clifftop spot in North Devon. But almost immediately their wildly optimistic plan runs into trouble.