Olivia and Alex Bowen purchase his childhood home as they announce exciting new renovation project

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Olivia and Alex Bowen have announced they've bought his childhood home as they plan to renovate it.

The former Love Island couple took to their The Bowen Home Instagram account to share the exciting news with their 698,000 followers.

Posting a series of before-and-after snaps of the £1million Essex mansion they live in, where they recently unveiled a stylish new spare room, Olivia, 27, and her 28 year old husband Alex spoke on their recent buy-to-let purchase.

Following the gorgeous transformational snaps, which sees their grand entrance and staircase, home gym, kitchen, living room and laundry room, the pair posted a picture of a white front door with a glass window on the front of the house Alex grew up in.

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"Looking back at our transformations of our home & just so excited for this next chapter… swipe to the last image..," Olivia wrote in the caption, followed by a shocked emoji.

She continued: "I’m super excited to say we’ve just taken on our first renovation project as a buy to let & i can’t wait to get this one looking amazing too. [sic]

"This is such a dream for us both, as we have always wanted to get into property & we found such a passion for it whilst creating our home.

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"To top it off this is Alexs childhood home," [sic] with a crying emoji.

The reality star, who recently finished the stunning ensuite bathroom in their home, went on to thank My Mortgage Pro for their help in going ahead with the purchase.

She wrote: "a huge thank you to @mymortgageproltd I MASSIVELY recommend these guys if you’re looking for advice on a mortgage or remortgage. They were seriously helpful & we will be returning to them for our next one," followed by a celebration hands emoji.

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Thrilled for the couple, many of their followers were quick to congratulate them as one person wrote: "Wow and how lovely it was his home. Exciting times ahead," with a heart eyes emoji.

"YAAAS your home’s reno is actual goals and I’m well excited for what you do with the next one," [sic] another said with three heart eyes emojis.

While a third joked: "I want this home just to have you and Alex as my landlords x," with a nervous face emoji and two red hear emojis.

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