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Scott and Lisa Marie Brooks' House Tour In HGTV Magazine's June Issue Is A Renovation Dream (PHOTOS)

05/20/2013 03:22 pm ET | Updated May 31, 2013

Most potential homebuyers wouldn't look twice at a place that had cracked windows, worn-out siding and a disheveled lawn. But Scott and Lisa Marie Brooks were able to get past those features and turn a little shack in Florida into a home worthy of being featured as a house tour in HGTV Magazine's June issue.

It took a year and about $120,000 to turn the rundown 2,000-square-foot bungalow into a dreamy getaway, but the end results were well worth it. Now, the family has a place with hardwood floors, a jaw-dropping kitchen and a stunning outdoor space with 900 square feet of wooden decks, which the couple installed themselves. "We did a ton of work, but in the end, we felt like, gosh, it doesn't get any better than this," Mrs. Brooks told the magazine.

Scroll through to see before and afters of this gorgeous home. And be sure to head over to HGTV Magazine for more information and pick up your own copy of the June issue on stands now.

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