June 25, 2024


Art Shines Through

‘Love Connection’ host Chuck Woolery buys one Horseshoe Bay home before selling another

Retired recreation display host Chuck Woolery, who is greatest acknowledged for hosting “Love Relationship,” previous calendar year marketed his 2,694-sq.-foot waterfront residence in Horseshoe Bay for an quantity likely in between $800,000 and $950,000 and paid out probable a very similar amount the earlier 12 months for a four-bed room, 3,229-sq.-foot property elsewhere in Horseshoe Bay.

Previous U.S. Secretary of Condition Rex Tillerson and his spouse not long ago bought their waterfront mansion in Horseshoe Bay to previous Baylor College head soccer mentor Art Briles and his spouse.

Woolery, 80, hosted “Wheel of Fortune” from 1975 right up until 1981 just before staying replaced by the seemingly ageless Pat Sajak. He then hosted “Love Connection” from 1983 right until 1994, followed by hosting a briefly rebooted edition of “The Courting Game” in the late 1990s. Woolery also hosted his own really limited-lived countrywide talk clearly show in 1991.

A Kentucky indigenous who through his Hollywood decades owned a residence in Los Angeles’ Encino place and then in Venice, Calif., Woolery has spoken in the previous to the information media about his love of bass fishing, which in component drew him to Texas.

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Woolery, who did not reply to a text message for comment for this tale, arrived to Horseshoe Bay from California right after chopping an infomercial for developer National Recreation Attributes, which was promoting tons on the bay. Ultimately, Woolery wound up getting the waterfront dwelling in 2006.

In 2020, Woolery detailed the waterfront property for $939,000. The 3-bed room dwelling has a kitchen area with two ovens, a residing space with a picket cabinet on just about every aspect, a 2nd-floor balcony off a person of the major bedrooms and a deck. Exterior on the residence are a patio, a private boat dock off a channel that connects to Lake Lyndon B. Johnson and a swing over arm for a jet ski.

The property that Woolery bought is assessed at a price of just more than $802,000. The 4-bed room house that Woolery bought has four toilet, stone floors, floor-to-ceiling doorways and home windows, new Pella doors and home windows in quite a few rooms and a 16-foot slider in the residing place that opens to the pool and backyard. The kitchen was up-to-date in 2016 with large-conclude customized cabinetry, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Wolf gas cooktop, double ovens, a Viking dishwasher and a Sub-Zero wine refrigerator.

Outside the house are a pool, waterfall and two patios.

The dwelling that Woolery acquired is assessed at a benefit of $850,870.

Woolery’s listing agent for the property he offered, Kay Lowe, declined to comment on the sale.

Goldsborough is a freelance author