It might be hard to imagine a $12,000 home's value skyrocketing to $400,000—but once you realize Chip and Joanna Gaines were behind the transformation of the property, it becomes much more believable. The Little Shack on the Prairie home, featured in season four of Fixer Upper, has officially hit the market for 33 times its original asking price—and it's truly come a long way. Joanna the home's transformation, "one of our biggest challenges to date."
The buyer of the $12k "love shack" was actually Michael Matsumoto, an executive producer for Fixer Upper who bought it for his family—meaning that Chip and Jo really had to pull out all the stops for this renovation. With four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and shiplap galore, the design duo really had their work cut out for them when they turned this house into a home for their Fixer Upper family.
"Being the client was really weird for me," Michael said about the renovation on the . "On a typical day, I work as a co-worker with Chip and Jo, so it was really different being the client."
Located in Crawford, Texas—just a half hour outside of Waco—the home features an open concept plan and bamboo floors. Shiplap lines most of the walls, and Joanna's signature barn doors make an appearance in the master suite. Two of the cutest bunk beds are set up in kids rooms, but the most impressive transformation of all just might be the backyard.
The outdoor features include raised garden beds, large playset, rockwall, hanging planters, shipping container, basketball goal, sprinkler system, and two sheds—one outfitted with A/C and hardwood floors that currently works as an office. It's basically an active kid's paradise.
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