HGTV star and ‘Wheeler Dealers’ host split in September 2020
Ant Anstead is moving on with her life in a new home she bought in Laguna Beach, Calif. After divorce from Christina Hack.
The car specialist and HGTV star split in September 2020 and Ansted has been looking for a permanent place to relocate ever since.
“I probably saw more than 30 houses,” “Wheeler Dealers” the host told people magazine. Anstead revealed that when the home she had bought was first listed, it was quickly taken off the market. Fortunately, the deal fell through a few months later and Anstead expanded the property.
He admitted, “I was heartbroken when it wasn’t available, and I ended up moving to other homes that I used to compare to the ones I love.” “Actually, I started calling it Temple House, because it sounds like a temple to me. So I kept saying to my Realtor, ‘It’s cool, but it’s not Temple House. It’s cool, but Temple House’ I have it.’ And then out of the blue, the seller just came back and was like, ‘Okay. You can buy the house.'”
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Anstead and her son Hudson, whom she shares with Hack, moved into the home in late May and are enjoying the water views, vaulted ceilings and front garden area.
The home has extra space for his two children from his first marriage, daughter Amelie, 17, and son Archie, 14.
But while Anstead is excited to have a new space, she confesses that the house needs remodeling and updating.
“It was built in 1929, which is old for Laguna,” he said. “I mean, it’s not falling down, but it’s not away by falling down. There is no heating system, no air conditioning, half the wiring doesn’t work, the plumbing is really bad, no insulation, many broken windows… so I had to make some quick temp changes just to be sure. are lying that it is safe for Hudson. But its bones are perfect. In fact, I don’t want to change it at all. I want to update the house in a really sympathetic way.”
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The UK native expects to do most of the work himself and wants the home to have an “industrial modern” vibe with lots of glass, metal and dark colors.
“This is my dream house,” he said. “A home, to me, is the foundation of a life, and I’ve got so much going on in the next few months, the next few years, that I need a solid foundation, and the timing is just perfect.”
Anstead and Hack began dating in 2017 and married in a ceremony in Newport Beach in the winter of 2018.
The former couple moved into a “modern farmhouse” style home with their blended family in the same area. Listed it for $6 million Amidst the split in April 2021.
“Christina on the Coast” Star separated from her first husband, Tarek El Moussa, in May 2016. Their divorce was finalized two years later. The Exiles share two children: daughter, Taylor, 10, and son, Brayden, 5.