Although the home renovation show “Fixer Upper” has finished its run, the homes that Chip and Joanna Gaines transformed continue to attract attention.
If you don’t remember this charming home’s remodel, cast your mind back to 2015. The second episode of the second season featured Kelsey and Trip Purks, who picked this home to receive the full Gaines treatment.
The couple reportedly purchased the run-down property for $80,000, leaving them plenty of room in their $165,000 budget for Chip and Jo to work their magic.
Apparently, the owners’ needs changed, and they sold the abode in 2018 after listing it for $319,900. In 2019, the home came back on the market for $349,000 before selling for an undisclosed amount.
The current asking price sits well above the $245,000 median home listing price in Waco. But homes made over by the “Fixer Upper” team command a premium—and rightfully so.
Starting with the facade, the home’s drab paint job got a new, gray-green hue. The original Dutch door was also spruced up, adding to its vintage allure.
The interiors were brightened and lightened, featuring French doors, refinished flooring, and an open dining and living area.
The property offers a total of four bedrooms and includes both the main house and a guesthouse. The latter is currently a short-term rental on Airbnb.
The 2,118-square-foot main home features an open kitchen with granite counters, a farmhouse sink, and stainless-steel appliances. A breakfast counter comes with seating.
The dining area has French doors, which open to the backyard. The lovely living room is centered around a wood-burning fireplace with the Gaineses’ distinctive shiplap detail.
Other updates include the bath in the primary suite; it features an antique vanity with double vessel sinks. A bonus room was turned into a laundry room with brick flooring.
The guesthouse includes a kitchen, bedroom, and bath. It comes furnished.
The quarter-acre lot features a grassy yard and mature trees. There’s also a detached garage and a spot to park a boat or trailer.
Christina Gerhardt with Magnolia Realty holds the listing.
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