Chip and Joanna Gaines’ could now be thought-about Waco royalty with their most up-to-date fixer-upper buy: Cottonland Fort.
The Texas couple made well-known by HGTV’s “Fixer Higher” residence enchancment present closed final week on the historic, however rundown fort situated in Waco’s Fort Heights neighborhood.
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A spokesman for the Gaines’ enterprise, Magnolia, says the couple has lengthy admired the putting piece of actual property and made earlier makes an attempt to buy it. Although it was not reported why they had been unable to made the acquisition at the moment.
The Waco Tribune-Herald stories that the fort was listed at $425,000, although the sale worth has not been disclosed.
Spokesman John Marsicano says the couple has not but decided particular plans for the property however that they plan to finish the fort’s restoration.
Building on the 6,700-square-foot stone fort first started in 1890 and was accomplished in 1913. It has been vacant for about 20 years regardless of a number of efforts to renovate it.
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This royal buy comes on the heels of the couple’s announcement final week that they might be beginning a espresso store within the coronary heart of their Magnolia empire.
The Related Press contributed to this report.