KANSAS Metropolis, Kan. (WDAF) – The past two yrs we’ve noticed the housing market place growth with frenetic home obtaining exactly where lots of market earlier mentioned checklist price tag, and some future consumers seek out fixer-uppers for their 1st household.
1 residence around North 65th Terrace and Leavenworth Street in Kansas Town, Kansas, might not be on a new dwelling owner’s affordability checklist, with a record price tag at $540,000, but the background of the household may possibly be of some fascination.
The 2,888-sq.-foot, solitary-spouse and children house was developed in 2007 as section of the strike Television set present “Extreme Makeover: House Edition” or “Extreme Residence Makeover” hosted by Ty Pennington.
The episode that aired in January 2008 showcased U.S. Marine Daniel Gilyeat and his loved ones. Gilyeat was on a tour of obligation in Iraq when a bomb strike his truck, main him to suffer main injuries and the reduction of his left leg.
Nexstar’s WDAF spoke with Gilyeat back in 2014 as he confronted carrying out some repair service get the job done on the residence on his individual, together with do the job on large cracks in the ceiling he stated experienced been there since the beginning. He had not heard from the contractor considering that 2008. WDAF did arrive at out to the contractor at the time but in no way read back again.
In 2010, Gilyeat ran for the 3rd Congressional District seat in Kansas, following Dennis Moore’s retirement. These days, Gilyeat evokes wounded soldiers throughout the United States, according to his on the web biography.
Gilyeat is not at the moment shown as the proprietor of the home and now resides in Florida. He appeared on Fox News’ “The Five” last 12 months and acquired a tract wheelchair.
According to Zillow, the home was initially outlined for sale in Could 2021 for $459,950 and eradicated in July 2021.
The home was outlined again for sale by Platinum Realty in April 2022 for $565,000, with the price tag dropping to $540,000 in May possibly 2022.
In accordance to Platinum Realty’s listing, the dwelling sits on 1.186 acres and has 4 car or truck garages, two attached and two detached. The property was developed with no stairs to assistance Gilyeat get all over simpler thanks to his leg.