The Tennessee home of Nolan Reimold, a former outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles, was recently filmed for the popular HGTV show “Property Brothers.” But the retired baseball player and his family won’t actually appear on the show.
On Saturday, Reimold’s wife, Jenny, posted photos and video on Twitter of “Property Brothers” hosts Drew and Jonathan Scott, who came to their home to shoot an episode tentatively scheduled to air in October, she said.
In the typical narrative arc of a “Property Brothers” episode, a young couple tours their dream home, which checks all the boxes they desire and is usually way out of their price range. The Reimolds’ new home — which they moved into five months ago from Jacksonville Beach, Fla., for a “lifestyle change,” Jenny Reimold said — was used as a couple’s dream home, she said.
“We are kind of the inspiration home for a ‘Property Brothers’ episode,” Jenny Reimold said. (An HGTV spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.)
The realtor who helped the Reimolds — a family of nine — find their Franklin, Tenn., home also works with “Property Brothers,” she said, which led to the connection. The realtor was impressed with the Reimolds’ designs, including a kitchen nook they turned into a larger lounge with a 9-foot farmhouse table, according to Jenny Reimold.
Getting the house “TV ready” — removing all personal photos, kids’ toys, unapproved art on the walls — was a long process, she said, but ultimately “so much fun.” She described the show hosts as gracious and funny, and noted they seemed even taller in person.
“They made Nolan look small, actually,” Jenny Reimold said with a laugh. “Nolan is a 6-foot-4 [inch] professional athlete, and they are just big guys.”
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