You Can Rent These 9 Homes from “Fixer Upper” to Get a Taste of Waco

published May 29, 2019
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You watched Chip and Joanna Gaines take the worst houses in the best neighborhoods and transform them on HGTV’s “Fixer Upper.” Now you can stay in those houses and experience the couple’s legendary modern farmhouse style for yourself.

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The Bicycle House, ($264/night, on average)

If you’re looking for an intimate space brimming with Joanna Gaines’s signature style, take a look at this cozy Waco rental featured on the first season finale. With its nearby bike trails, this rental is a match for outdoorsy couples hoping for a quiet stay away from home.

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Waco Mid-Mod, ($283/night, on average)

This gorgeous mid-century modern home—featured on season two, episode nine—is a Zen master’s dream in the heart of Waco. With a sweeping forest view, four bedrooms, three baths, and quiet streets to stroll, it’s an ideal place to bring the family. What could be better?

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The German Schmear, ($329/night, on average)

As seen on season three, episode four, this home went from dull 1970s ranch home to eclectic European abode. This house’s greatest feature is the relaxing minimalism of its design. It sleeps eight in four bedrooms and three and a half baths.

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The Bachelor Pad, ($342/night, on average)

This roomy “Bachelor Pad”—from season three, episode eight—is the perfect place for a sophisticated party. With plenty of room at the kitchen’s dual-island bar, a spacious living room and four bedrooms, you’ll have space to spread out and have a good time.

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Little House on the Prairie,”($324/night, on average)

Another stylish Waco home, this rental has an interesting claim to fame: Where Chip ate a cockroach! Don’t worry, critter-phobes: It’s been completely transformed by the couple, so you can rest easy to fully enjoy the home’s signature farmhouse style.

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Rustic Italian,” ($363/night, on average)

Called the “Rustic Italian” on season four, episode eight, this property brings European country elegance to the central Texan plain. The house itself sleeps 10, so invite your closest friends and plan to explore its spacious six acre lot.

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#TheRealFixerUpper,” ($387/night, on average)

This cottage looks like it jumped off the pages of a magazine—because it has! This property was featured on season five, episode one of the series, but ultimately wasn’t chosen to renovate; however, the 130-year-old home was restored by Crown Construction in 2017. The result is this light-filled, airy home that’s been featured in Cottage Style magazine.

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The Gorman House ($412/night, on average)

This rental is just a short drive away from the Silos. It’s a two-story, five-bedroom and four-bath home that’s perfect for a family visit to central Texas. It was featured on season one, episode two of the series, and sleeps as many as 14 people. The property owners offer amenities like cribs on request, so you know they have your family in mind.

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Barndominium” ($866/night, on average)

Want to spend time in the home that’s pretty much the epitome of the Magnolia crew’s farmhouse chic? Check out this literal barn-turned-home, lovingly dubbed “the Barndominium” on season three, episode six of the show. This rental has more than 2,000 square feet of outdoor living space—including a covered patio and an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill—making it a great place for a celebration.