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Love It or List It: Updating a Century Old Farmhouse

Hilary sets her sights on helping a couple -- with new baby on the way -- upgrade and update a century-old farmhouse that's part of a family legacy. Meanwhile, David tries to sell them on something new and move-in ready to suit their expanding needs. Check out the dramatic before-and-afters from Hilary's renovation.
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Great Room Revival

This now bright and welcoming living space was, prior to the renovation, drab and unspectacular. With some substantial modifications, Hilary helped the homeowners see this once distressed country home in a new light.

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Country Cool in Stainless, White and Blue

New cabinets painted in muted blue, white stone countertops and updated appliances helped turn a once wince-inducing and barely functional kitchen into something special.

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Dining Room, AFTER

The dining space gets a radical redress with a dark wood farm table, new chandelier and chairs upholstered in vibrant mint green.

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Photo: Anthony Collins

The Hosts and Homeowners

Homeowners Marty and Shannan (on right) pose for a pic outside their country home with Love It or List It hosts Hilary Farr and David Visentin. The house is in a beautiful, wooded spot and features acreage and the old barn seen here, but the house itself was showing its age both structurally and aesthetically.

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