House built on ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ now for sale

KANSAS City, Kan. (WDAF) – The final two decades we’ve viewed the housing sector increase with frenetic residence purchasing where by many provide earlier mentioned record value, and some prospective consumers look for fixer-uppers for their first household.

1 property close to North 65th Terrace and Leavenworth Road in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, may possibly not be on a new residence owner’s affordability checklist, with a record rate at $540,000, but the historical past of the home could be of some desire.

The 2,888-square-foot, one-spouse and children house was developed in 2007 as aspect of the strike Tv set show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” or “Extreme House Makeover” hosted by Ty Pennington.

The episode that aired in January 2008 showcased U.S. Marine Daniel Gilyeat and his family members. Gilyeat was on a tour of obligation in Iraq when a bomb strike his truck, foremost him to put up with important injuries and the reduction of his left leg.

Nexstar’s WDAF spoke with Gilyeat back again in 2014 as he faced executing some mend do the job on the residence on his individual, which include function on enormous cracks in the ceiling he mentioned experienced been there due to the fact the commencing. He had not read from the contractor due to the fact 2008. WDAF did access out to the contractor at the time but in no way listened to again.

In 2010, Gilyeat ran for the 3rd Congressional District seat in Kansas, following Dennis Moore’s retirement. Now, Gilyeat evokes wounded soldiers throughout the United States, in accordance to his on the net biography.

Gilyeat is not at the moment listed as the proprietor of the household and now resides in Florida. He appeared on Fox News’ “The Five” previous 12 months and gained a tract wheelchair.

In accordance to Zillow, the dwelling was to start with mentioned for sale in May well 2021 for $459,950 and taken out in July 2021.

The house as it appears to be as of June 2022. (WDAF Image/Brian Dulle)

The residence was stated all over again for sale by Platinum Realty in April 2022 for $565,000, with the value dropping to $540,000 in Could 2022.

In accordance to Platinum Realty’s listing, the property sits on 1.186 acres and has 4 automobile garages, two attached and two detached. The home was crafted with no stairs to aid Gilyeat get all-around a lot easier due to his leg.