Scott turns problem properties into profit in his new series, Scott’s Vacation House Rules. With years of smart real estate investing and renovation experience, Scott and his secret design weapon, Debra Salmoni, unlock the rental potential of even the most uninspired properties. Finding and transforming tired, dated, and rundown spaces into unique and buzz-worthy Canadian cottage hotspots, the series proves that any dream property is always within reach if you follow Scott’s Vacation House Rules.
Ep. 1 – Falling Water
Mother and son team Elli and Clark desperately need Scott’s help transforming their neglected cabin into a successful vacation rental. With a tranquil waterfall just steps from the front door, Scott plunges into a design plan that immerses renters in the experience of the nearby waterfall. Very quickly, Scott uncovers some big surprises – and more water than he bargained for.
Ep. 2 – Game-Time Getaway
Homeowners Jackie and Teresa purchased an aging two-bedroom property, with the goal of generating income for their retirement. They desperately need Scott’s help transforming the haphazard, gloomy layout into a bright and spacious vacation rental that will help build their nest egg. Scott brings his A-game with a fun, games-themed rental that makes every renter feel like a winner.
Ep. 3 – Artisitic Retreat
The former art studio at the back of Sarah and Nick’s property does little more than store junk — but what if it could generate income to finance their future goals? Inspired by the building’s previous identity, Scott harnesses his creativity and transforms it into an artistic retreat that doubles as a gallery where paying guests can view and buy the work of local artists.
Ep. 4 – Parent’s Paradise
Aleisha and Justin’s rundown vacation property can’t be rented in the state it’s in. Scott gives it a new lease on life by making in more attractive to the largest demographic in the vacation rental market — parents with young children. A week by the lake is the most popular vacation for young families so Scott adds fun, family-friendly amenities that will keep this property booked year after year.
Ep 5. – Back to the Future
Christine and Sam’s newly purchased vacation property looks like a time capsule from the 1970’s. Scott harnesses the swinging 70’s look of the gives it a new lease on life with a relaxed, California inspired beachy vibe, worthy of those epic sunsets.
Ep 6. – Hawks Nest
With property taxes and maintenance fees going through the roof, Tara-Lee and Bryan need their rarely used vacation rental to start paying for itself. With soaring cliff-top views, Scott’s renovation takes flight with an unforgettable ‘Hawks Nest’ themed design.
Ep. 7 – Country Charmer
Sisters Erin and Megan fell in love with the charm of Prince Edward County and set about renovating a century old farmhouse. Now exhausted and running low on funds, they need Scott to guide them across the finish line. Scott carefully preserves the original charm of the farmhouse to create a farm fresh experience renters will pay top dollar for.
Ep. 8 – Executive Lodge
After purchasing a million dollar party lodge where privacy and walls weren’t a priority, Chris and David desperately need Scott’s help turning it into a successful vacation rental. With soaring cathedral ceilings, three stone fireplaces and lake views at every turn, Scott sets out transforming the property into an executive-style lodge that will command top dollar.
Ep. 9 – Winter Wonderland
Siblings Sherri and Mark enjoy their family property all summer long but it’s rarely used in the winter. To take advantage of the lucrative winter rental season – Scott transforms the property into a paradise for anyone ready to hit the snowmobile trails, ice fish or just curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book.
Ep. 10 – Canoe Club
Inside and out, Nadia’s cabin in the woods looks more like the type of dull, dated suburban home renters are trying to escape for a week. To generate much needed rental income, Scott injects the property with a fun canoe theme design that transforms the property into the northern adventure it was always meant to be.
Ep. 11 – Bienvenido a Casa
After a recent fire and years of neglect, sisters Jessica, Sabrina and Sue need Scott’s help turning a giant problem into profit; inspired by the family’s South American heritage, Scott sets out to create a Spanish Revival.
Ep. 12 – Country Club
Elena and Kelly’s property resembles a giant beige box with almost nothing that attracts renters both inside and out. Scott changes all that with an ambitious Country Club inspired theme that turns the anonymous beige box into a vacation destination — complete with its own mini-golf course.
Ep 13. – Beach Bungalow
With rolling sand dunes, powdery sand and epic sunsets just outside the door, Eva and Stewart should have no problem renting their beachside property. Problem is, no one has renovated the place since the 1970’s. Scott gives it a new lease on life with a relaxed, California-inspired beachy vibe, worthy of those epic sunsets.
Ep. 1 – Bavarian Guest House
Ep. 2 – Malibu Beach House
Ep. 3 – Pet Friendly Paradise
Ep. 4 – Fishing Retreat
Ep 5 – Zen Holiday Hideaway
Ep 10 – Four Season Rental