Step inside Chip and Joanna Gaines’ cozy cottage available on Airbnb

Chip and Joanna Gaines are well known for building some of the most attractive homes in the country and have continued to renovate more since leaving HGTV. Upper fixator. The two have since launched their lifestyle channel, Magnolia Network.

The couple added another notch to their belts on September 1, 2021, with the opening of Hillcrest Cottage on Magnolia’s Hillcrest Estate in Waco, Texas. Featured in the latest issue of Magnolia notebookHillcrest Cottage is a historic property that has been renovated by Chip and Jo and is now available as a a vacation rental on Airbnb.

Originally the property’s shed, Chip and Joanna converted it into a one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental with an office area and patio. Joe said Magnolia notebook that his approach to design is rooted in his love of home, which can be difficult to achieve.

“For people who travel to Waco, Chip and I want to invite them into spaces that extend how we feel about our own home, so that everyone who visits can feel the same sense of belonging and community,” said Jo. in the quarterly magazine of which she is the editor-in-chief. “Our hope is that the very fabric of these homes – from the overall design and feel to the finer details – makes guests feel truly cared for and set them up to thrive wherever their stay may. drive them,” she continued.

Magnolia notebook offers an exclusive tour of the property, showing readers the inspiration for the design. The publication states that “the small chalet is open all year round as a space for rest and rejuvenation for holidaymakers”.

“With one bedroom and one bathroom, a design best suited to two people or a solo traveler, the cottage balances both traditional and modern styles,” the article continues. The magazine notes “the thoughtful and unexpected things that spark curiosity” scattered around the house. “A welcome note with your name on it awaits you on the kitchen counter, along with cupcakes, a bowl of fresh fruit, and a ‘passport’ with tips on where to eat and what to explore in town.”

The kitchen’s lack of space is described as offset by its character, including Shaker-style cabinetry and a mural on the far wall. Meanwhile, the dining room features minimalist artwork and an attractive centerpiece.

(Photo: Lisa Petrole/Magnolia Journal)

The living room features a white-painted brick fireplace that anchors the open-plan room, with comfy seating, games, and books “handy.” A cottage feel is mixed with a contemporary look in the bathroom, which features a frameless shower and brass accents. The space provides necessities and luxuries, like towels and bathrobes, for chalet guests. And a pergola, a few inviting chairs, a side table, and potted plants adorn the patio.

(Photo: Lisa Petrole/Magnolia Journal)

According Magnolia notebook, customers should anticipate a home that encourages its occupants to relax. “You come looking for solace or adventure, and you leave rested and satisfied, ready to pour out that same generosity on others. But for now, there’s a handwritten note on the bedside table that reminds you, ‘Relax and enjoy.'”

The summer issue of Magnolia notebook is available at newsstands and on line now.

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