This Couple Lived In Their Home over 76 Years And The Inside Is Absolutely Incredible!

Around 76 years ago, Tom and Jean Cheetham purchased their very first home in Sydney, Australia. The two have lived there ever since, building up a priceless library of memories. That isn’t the only thing special about this house, however. These two never once renovated the home. So it’s just like it was back in 1938 when they first purchased it!

The two decided to finally put their precious home up for sale as they move into a nursing home at the ages of 103 and 100! Over the amazing 76 years they lived there, they raised their family and had their grandchildren and even their great-grandchildren visit. The house was full of memories for the old couple.

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When prospective buyers entered the house, they were taken aback by what they saw. The house was magnificent and in the same condition as when it was sold 76 years ago. It was as though the mansion had been transported back to the 1930s! The carpeting and even the appliances have not changed since the 1930s. Even the tiniest elements were meticulously preserved.

It was as if the buyers had walked into a timewarp. When Tom and Jean originally bought the house, they needed to take out a loan to pay for the mortgage. Their loan lasted roughly 20 years before they could pay it off, but in the end it was worth it. The couple were in absolute love with the house and they weren’t giving it up for anything.

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Surprisingly, the kitchen remained in its original state. Visitors, particularly nosy neighbors, were astounded to see how neatly the house had been maintained. Every buyer who walked through the house could see Tom and Jean treating their home with the utmost attention and care.

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The area where the home was located had seen its fair share of renovations over the decades, yet the Cheetham home remained in its original condition. The home has a truly unique charm because of it.

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The couple was asked for love advice since it seemed the two had figured out true love. Tom only responded by saying that couples just don’t seem to stay together anymore. Tom remained committed to his wife throughout their life together. As she grew frail and lost mobility, Tom began doing all of the housework and yard work.

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Even up until the sale of the home, Tom could be seen outside mowing the lawn keeping it in fantastic condition. However, the couple decided it was time to go to a nursing home and finally relax and put the home up for sale.

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Below you can see the happy couple sitting on their couch before the home was sold. You can see the two are still happy as when they first met. True love like this is so rare that it beggars belief.

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The home was sold via an auction. After an intense bidding war with over 22 bids, an anonymous woman purchased it for 1.6 million dollars! Unfortunately we do not know how much the house was sold for originally, but it’s probably a safe bet that the sale of the house will allow this couple to relax in their nursing home.

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