Source: Star Telegram
Chip and Joanna Gaines’ next fixer-upper project will likely be one on a magnitude they have never tackled before after the couple has added a 106-year-old real-life castle to their property collection.
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The 6,700-square-foot Cottonland Castle is nestled along Austin Avenue and has some new owners! Chip and Joanna have purchased this Waco Historical building with the intentions of finishing all needed repairs. #WeekendWacoUpdate #CottonlandCastle #AustinAvenue #ForSale #WacoRealEstate http://ow.ly/e9I550lYaiE
According to WonderWall, the Fixer Upper power couple have purchased Cottonland Castle – a historic fixture in Waco, Texas.
The stone building’s construction began in 1890 and was finished in 1913. Over the years it has been owned by a multitude of people however, for most people the cost of maintaining a castle is a little high.
“I can confirm that [Chip and Joanna] has purchased the historic Cottonland Castle,” a spokesman for the Gaines’ said in a statement. “For nearly two decades, Chip and Joanna have admired the property as a hallmark of the Castle Heights neighborhood, they’ve even made past attempts to purchase it.”
According to WonderWall, the 6,700 square foot property was listed on the market for $425,000 and is in need of a lot of repair and restoration. It is unknown how much Chip and Joanna paid for the property.