The automobile skilled and the HGTV star break up in September 2020 and ever since Anstead has been on the lookout for a everlasting place to maneuver.
“I in all probability checked out nicely over 30 homes,” the “Wheeler Sellers” host informed Folks journal. Anstead revealed that when the house he bought was first listed it was taken off the market rapidly. Fortunately, a number of months later the deal fell by means of and Anstead scoped up the property.
“I used to be heartbroken when it was not out there, and I stored going into different homes evaluating it to the one I liked,” he admitted. “Actually, I started calling it the Temple Home, as a result of it looks like a temple for me. So I stored saying to my realtor, ‘It is good, however it’s not the Temple Home. It is good, however the Temple Home has this.’ After which out of the blue, the vendor simply got here again and was like, ‘Okay. You should purchase the home.'”
Anstead and his son Hudson, whom he shares with Haack, moved into the home in late Could and are having fun with the water views, vaulted ceilings, and entrance backyard space.
The house additionally options additional room for his two youngsters from his first marriage, daughter Amelie 17, and son Archie, 14.
However whereas Anstead is worked up to have a brand new place, he confessed the house must be reworked and up to date.
“It was in-built 1929, which is outdated for Laguna,” he stated. “I imply, it is not falling down, however it’s not far from falling down. There is not any heating system, there is no air-con, half the wiring would not work, the plumbing is actually unhealthy, there is no insulation, there are a number of damaged home windows… so I’ve needed to make some fast short-term modifications to verify it is secure for Hudson. However the bones of it are excellent. Actually, I do not wish to change that in any respect. I simply wish to replace the home in a very sympathetic approach.”
The U.Ok. native hopes to do many of the work himself and desires the home to have an “industrial trendy” vibe with numerous glass, steel, and darkish colours.
“It is the home of my desires,” he stated. “A house is, for me, the inspiration of a life, and I’ve bought a lot developing within the subsequent few months, the subsequent few years, that I want a strong base, and the timing of all of it is simply so excellent.”
Anstead and Haack started courting in 2017 and married in winter 2018 in a ceremony in Newport Seaside.
The previous couple moved right into a “trendy farmhouse” model dwelling with their blended household in the identical space however listed it for $6 million in April 2021 amid the break up.
The “Christina on the Coast” star break up from her first husband, Tarek El Moussa, in Could 2016. Their divorce was finalized two years later. The exes share two kids: daughter, Taylor, 10, and son, Brayden, 5.