Seven years after he first fell in love with the home, it went on the market, just a few weeks after France had begun filming the first season of Queer Eye. He made an offer without even seeing inside the home.
“I had such a strong vision for it,” he says. “I said, ‘As long as it’s structurally sound, I’m going to turn it into our dream home.’”
Watch the video below for a tour of Tan's beautifully designed home.
The 1906 property required a full renovation, which took the couple a year and involved updating the plumbing and rewiring the electricity. The end result is a 3000-square-foot home in a style France calls "modern-classic."
The home was lovely restored with plenty of nods to its history, and is a place where the couple love to entertain.
"I make a lot of Indian food and I bake constantly," Tan says. "I like to think I make the best éclair a person will ever have."
He and husband Rob travel a lot, and love to hit up vintage stores to pick up knick-knacks for their home.
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