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Raleigh family hunts for a Lake Gaston getaway in a new HGTV series

The Hallenborg family of Raleigh.
The Hallenborg family of Raleigh. Zoe Zen Photography

A Raleigh family will search for a waterfront weekend retreat in an episode of the new HGTV series “Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation,” airing at 10 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday’s episode of focuses on Lake Gaston, located northeast of Raleigh near the Virginia border.

In a press release from HGTV, real estate agents Les and Bonnie Burleson of Lake Homes Realty describe the type of house Raleigh couple Jon and Amber Hallenborg were seeking: “The show was looking for a certain kind of house – a young couple with kids who were looking to do a renovation of a house in the $350,000 to $400,000 price range,” said Les Burleson.

The Hallenborgs wanted an affordable weekend getaway, and since Jon is a contractor, a fixer-upper made sense.

The episode “Lakeside Lounging on Lake Gaston” of “Lake Front Bargain Hunt: Renovation” airs at 10 p.m. Saturday, May 20.