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WACO, Texas — Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of HGTV’s DIY show Fixer Upper, just purchased a 113-year-old home in Waco. What makes this home different from other homes the Gaines buy is that it’s no fixer-upper. It’s already gorgeous.

The celeb renovators bought the home at 3601 Hillcrest Drive, from Garry and Jane Dossey, who’d been trying to sell it for more than a year, according to the Waco Tribune.

“My greatest fear was that the house would fall to someone who didn’t appreciate it or have the financial resources to continue to care for it,” Garry Dossey told the Waco Tribune.


According to the Zillow Blog, the 4,831-square-foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

Although the sales price was not disclosed, the home was listed at $525,000 last year and was then reduced to $498,000.

The historic home was built in 1903 and is known as the Bradshaw estate. According to the Waco Tribune, Leo Bradshaw Sr. and his wife, Eleanor Rose Bradshaw, lived in the home from the 1950s to 1993. The two were well-known in the Waco community for their department store, Cogdell’s.

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