Budget Breakdown: A DIY Couple Turn an Aging Barn House Into a Dreamy Catskills Getaway for $55.6K

Budget Breakdown: A DIY Couple Turn an Aging Barn House Into a Dreamy Catskills Getaway for $55.6K

By Gabrielle Hickmon
Undeterred by the pandemic—and with their one-year-old daughter in tow—Danielle and Ely Franko spend seven months overhauling a former hay barn.

"We wanted another challenge," say Danielle and Ely Franko, the husband-and-wife team behind The Hunter Greenhouse, a home in the Catskills now available for rent on Airbnb. "The Greenhouse was renting well, and it was time to take on a bigger project."

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