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FIXER UPPER's BARNDOMINIUM available to enjoy!!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

America's beloved Barn is perfect for your Family vacation or Girls Getaway!

The Infamous BARNDOMINUM is now available for your friends & family to enjoy! As most recall, this Luxuriously appointed, fully renovated barn boasts 5 Bedrooms, a "Grand Dining Hall" (that still seats an army). Sitting area/Den, Trendy Kitchen, Living Room, Breakfast Area, 2 Full Bathrooms & Outdoor Balcony. Gas grill outside & lots of land avail for exploring.


(Luxury linens, feather down pillows & duvets, temperpedic pillows & hypoallergenic pillows avail)


*Bedroom 1- King Bed

*Bedroom 2- Queen Bed

*Bedroom 3- "Lego Room" Twin Bed


*Bedroom 4- Queen Bed & Full/Full Bunkbeds

*Bedroom 5- Queen Bed & Full/Full Bunkbeds

-Queen sleeper sofa

This remarkable home sits on 16 acres of Private land covered in Oak trees, private lake & native plants & flowers. Six of these acres are heavily wooded & perfect for a wildlife expedition. The property is nestled alongside the banks of a spring fed (20acre) bass filled lake, perfect for that trophy fish! Your stay will be enhanced with the following amenities:

Direct Tv Satellite

Flatscreen in livingroom

Tv's in master & family room

Apple TV- live streaming

DVD player

Fishing Equipment


Paddle board


Outdoor yard Games (croquet, corn hole, redneck golf)



Gas grill (builtin version coming soon)

Stocked fridge & pantry

Completely equiped kitchen

Conveniently located just 1 mile off I-35, only 9 miles from McLane Stadium & 10 miles from Magnolia Markets, "The Silos". Cameron Park, Cameron Park Zoo, Texas Rangers Museum, Dr Pepper Museum, Mayborn Museum, Brazos River & The Shops of River Square Center are all within a 15 minute drive.

This property was never occupied, as the precious Meek family was transferred out of state before they were able to occupy the home!! So sad but life happens. It remains almost identical to what aired on Season 3, episode 6 of the famous TV renovation show! You will certainly feel captivated by your surroundings both inside & outside of this incredible property.

*Please note, this land is in its natural form & has a great rugged terrain. The lake and tree covered areas are kept somewhat organic & are part of the nostalgia that makes the Barndominium experience so unique! Fishing, kayaking, lounge floating or just taking a dip in the lake are all welcomed. Just be aware that it doesn't have sandy white beaches so the banks may have some areas of high grass or floating Lilly-like pads, depending on the weather.

More Details

Kristi Bass
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Kristi Bass

I am a Central Texas native who's always been passionate & enthusiastic about homes, design & unique destinations. Having local roots, I am thrilled to be enjoying running my own company where we do construction & renovation of properties locally. I not only Love what I do, but I love where I get to do it, right in the Heart of Central Texas. Although I wasn't involved in this project specifically, I'm honored to have been blessed with this magnificent property to share with my friends, family and extended community worldwide.

Kristi Bass purchased this barn in 2016

Why Kristi Bass chose Texas Hill Country

Although I had never seen this property in person, I too was mesmerized by the transformation I saw on the show. Although I knew the owners & the Gaines through our church, I never dreamed I would one day have the honor of purchasing it for myself. Just so happened that the Meek family (who did the show), were forced to relocate out of state before moving in. This gave me the opportunity to purchase it, with a stroke of luck, perfect timing & Gods grace, I was able to make this place my own! One day I hope to build a home on the land that is simply incredible!

What makes this barn unique

I immediately fell in love with the Barndominium on the show, however when I saw it in person, it was more spectacular than I had ever imagined!! With the magnificent 16 acres of land and spring-fed lake it sits up on, it's truly breathtaking. You just can't really appreciate it until you have see it personally. There is definitely something magical about this place and its no wonder Chip and Joann were ecstatic about the opportunity to transform this Barn. The lake, Im told, is filled with bass and catfish for those fishing enthusiast. The land is ideal for exploring nature and connecting with its creator. I am honored & blessed to call it mine & I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to share it with others. I am confidant you will share in my sentiments once your experience it firsthand.


Waco Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Glassed shower w/floor to ceiling tile & marble single sink
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Marble top double sink vanity w/tub & shower combo
  • We have some amenitie items available (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, hair products and other necessity items)
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bohemian Bedroom - 1 queen , Luxurious Egyptian Cotton sheets, linen & down bedding
    Wildside Master Bedroom - 1 king , Luxurious Egyptian Cotton Sheets, down duvet & pillows
    Sofa Bed (upstairs livingroom) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs living room has queen sized sleeper sofa
    Western Chic Bedroom (Upstairs) - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Queen bed & Full/ Full bunkbed
    Rise & Shine Bedroom (Upstairs) - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Queen bed & Full/Full bunkbed
    "Lego" Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , Famous for the Lego designed wall w/ mobile ladder, Twin Bed
  • We have some amenitie items available (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, hair products and other necessity items)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This property can accommodate almost any desire travelers may have. If your looking for relaxation in a country setting, an outdoor & active get-away or just wanting to experience what was brought to life on TV, The Barndominium is the perfect destination.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

FIXER UPPER's BARNDOMINIUM available to enjoy!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time. There's not a better place to stay in the entire Waco area. Hoping for the best as we would return over and over no doubt about it.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So blessed by your kindness! Honored to share this Wonderful place with others who love the Fixer-Upper & want to experience it 1st hand!
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Shawnee, OK

Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

We should have known it was going to be a fantastic weekend when we were greeted with background music, air conditioned home and fresh groceries when we arrived. Plus a case of water and soda. The beds are super comfy and the house is so clean!! Kristi was a delight to work with and she made it so easy to reserve and pay. She was available anytime we needed her by text and replied immediately. Highly recommend staying here. What a blessing to have our whole family and extended family under one roof.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very welcoming home. Great place to gather.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time. Kristi was great to work with and made our stay very special.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoyed having the Bowers share the Barn & honored they chose Waco for a most priceless visit! A Precious family that is truly an inspiration & Blessing. Continued prayers your way!
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Our stay at the Barndominuim was magical ! Everything and more ! Beautiful accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We didn't want to leave ! What a wonderful experience. This home is charming , comfortable and lacks for nothing ! Thank you for opening your Fixer Upper for us to enjoy !

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Barndominium met every expectation we had!

  • 5 of 5

The Barndominium was just as gorgeous as we thought! Very unique property in a great private location. My girls all watch the show religiously, so this was a dream come true, for them to be a guest at this property. Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property and owner!

  • 5 of 5

Arrived to a well stocked, beautiful vacation home...all it promised and more! Such a great experience and the best VRBO we have ever stayed at!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Waco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
The Backyard Bar Stage & Grill, Crickets,
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Lake Waco Country Club, Cottonwood
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Heitmiller Steaks, El Conquistador, Cracker Barrel
Car: recommended

Waco has become a hotspot for travelers around the world. Not only is Central Texas popular because of its Famous "Fixer Upper" Couple, and the Magnolia Marketplace, it also has prestigious Baylor University & the new McLane stadium that sit along the banks of the Brazos River. Wether you're traveling with friends or family, you can enjoy dozens of world class activities like the hiking & biking Trails of Cameron Park, Cameron Park Zoo, Mammoth Site, Texas Ranger & Dr Pepper museums. You can also enjoy live outdoor concerts at the Indians Springs Park & Backyard Bar Stage & Grill. If nightlife is your fancy, Austin Ave is chocked full of local wine rooms & trendy bars, gourmet food as well as food trucks. The newly renovated Hippodrome Theatre is the new buzz, where you can eat, drink and enjoy live theatre or current box office hits. These are just the highlights of what Waco has to offer!


Rates & Availability

Waco Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Special
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 7.0%

***Please note*** There is a $100 Non-refundable booking fee charged for cancelations that are not rescheduled

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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