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Ellie and Davey’s Peaceful Retreat

Ellie & Davey’s Peaceful Retreat
Ellie and Davey went on an exhaustive house search before stumbling upon a 1950s home with a view too good to pass up, but the dated, cramped layout makes gatherings a bit of a challenge and Ellie is tired of being a constant maintenance worker for their house. 

Eleven years ago, Dietician Ellie and Film Caterer Davey leapt at the opportunity to buy their 1950s suburban home with its gorgeous views. With their crazy conflicting schedules, it’s almost impossible for either of them to get sleep between shifts. With Davey working upwards of 80 hours per week, all the maintenance of their crumbling home falls to Ellie – and she’s had it. Ellie wants to move closer to friends and the hip lifestyle of the city they used to enjoy, while Davey hopes a restructuring of their home will win her over. Can Designer Jillian transform this high-maintenance nightmare into a functional house they’ll both love? Or will Realtor Todd lure them into hip condo living downtown?

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