‘House Made’ settles in Sint-Lambrechts-Herk: who wants to refurbish this fifties villa? (Showbiz and culture)

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The VTM program ‘House Made’ lands in Hasselt this season. In Sint-Lambrechts-Herk is the fifties villa ‘t Hofje waiting for a major makeover. In and around the building it seems as if time has stood still for a while.

Eva De Poorter and Geert Houben

In the previous two seasons of House made, the couples were only shown the properties if they had already been selected as a candidate. The makers have now turned that upside down. The program even organizes open house days to warm up candidates. Anyone who wants to can register for it from now on via vtm.be. The channel gives a first impression of the three homes.

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Hasselt: Where time stood still

Anyone who wants to take a chance on the program in Limburg should go to Sint-Lambrechts-Herkstraat in the borough of the same name. VTM describes the building as a cute one fifties villa with the name ‘t Hofje against the facade. The proximity of domain Beukenhof undoubtedly inspired the previous owners. ‘t Hofje is ripe for a major makeover. Time has stood still for five years, which candidates can take literally. The dilapidated porch has long served as an orangery, while the garden, which was once the pride of the owners, is today one big wilderness. The house is therefore longing for new residents who will breathe new life into ‘t Hofje.

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Aalst: rich past, but neglected for years

This stately row house is located near the impressive water tower. The trumps? The graceful mosaic floor, the bombastic fireplaces and the four spacious bedrooms. They conceal a rich past. Only the house was neglected for years and lost its charm. Only the present Christmas decorations suggest that this was once a warm home. This 217 square meter vacancy deserves care and love.

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Antwerp: Former home of fur coats

This breathtaking mansion from 1927 is located in the south of Antwerp. The impressive entrance hall, the spacious living room and the original elements were once the setting where a wealthy clientele came to buy her fur coat. For nearly a hundred years, this five-room house belonged to the same family. There has been no living for a year.

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