Talk about married life luxury !!! Jill and Derick Dillard are starting off their marriage in a mansion that basically cost them nothing. MStars News learned that the newlyweds and parents-to-be were gifted their first house by Jill's parents, Jim Bob, and Michelle Duggar.
According to Star, the couple are staying in the stunningly renovated 4,000-square-foot mansion that was completely destroyed, and foreclosed two years ago. Jim Bob, the landlord explained that he gave the newlyweds the new home, to keep it clean until he sold the house.
Fans of TLC's 19 Kids & Counting witnessed the patriarch and his kids cleaning up the huge 3-story house preparing it for Jill and Derick before they got married, back in June of this year. The Stoney Brook Project, the family calls the beautiful house was purchased back in Feb. 2012. Viewers were in shock just how gorgeous the house transformation was, on the first episode of the new season that aired on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
The site also revealed that the Duggars bought the house for $95,000 when it looked like the photo below, and now the new and improved home is worth an estimate $1.5 million, thanks to the Duggars' love, sweat, and tears, James Duggar, one of the kids gained a splinter thanks to cleaning the windows. The price was upgraded due to it's prime location on undeveloped land near the Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., where Derick is employed as an accountant.
"This was a great purchase by Jim Bob," a source shared. "He's a savvy investor. It was always his intention to rent it out or eventually hand it over to one of his kids."
Enter trained midwife Jill and Derick. "There's definitely enough space at the Stoney Brook home for their family, and Derick's work is five minutes away," the source continued.
"Now Jim Bob and TLC can better control access to Jill, Derick and another child," the insider said. The Dillards are definitely starting off the married life, living the good life, now wonder Jill got pregnant so soon, she probably didn't even leave her huge master suite her first week at home as a newlywed. "They definitely have their privacy at this house...plus room to grow."© 2019 Mstars News, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.