The Wades purchased it that night for just $15,000, intending to move it to property nearby. But it turns out that the structural movers would have to saw the house in half for it to go anywhere at all. The new owners watched anxiously as the home they were trying to hold together got hacked in two. But the move was a boon to the renovation: The new rooflines allowed for higher ceilings and two modern-sized bedrooms, a room for the pool table, and a TV room.
See more of this dramatic transformation in Transforming a Texas Queen Anne