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Grant Crapp shares stunning before and after photos of his newly-renovated $380,000 Malua Bay home

Love Island Australia‘s Grant Crapp and girlfriend Lucy Cartwright bought their first home together in Malua Bay, New South Wales, back in February. 

And after snapping the three bedroom cabin up for $380,000, electrician Grant has been renovating it ever since. 

On Monday, the 23-year-old updated fans on Instagram of his progress, while showcasing several of the finished interiors. 

Three beds, two bathrooms and sleek modern design: Inside Love Island Grant Crapp and girlfriend Lucy Carwright's $380,000 home in Malua Bay, New South Wales

Three beds, two bathrooms and sleek modern design: Inside Love Island Grant Crapp and girlfriend Lucy Carwright’s $380,000 home in Malua Bay, New South Wales

Doing it all himself! After snapping the three bedroom cabin up in February, electrician Grant has been renovating it ever since

Doing it all himself! After snapping the three bedroom cabin up in February, electrician Grant has been renovating it ever since

Grant has completely transformed the property, which is two hours from his former home of Canberra, since becoming a first time homeowner. 

The star stripped the kitchen of its former fixtures, swapping the orange design for a an all white look and vibrant yellow countertops and tiles. 

Gone are the olive green walls too, with a fresh coat of white paint too. 

Before! The star stripped the kitchen of its former fixtures, swapping the orange design for an all white look and vibrant yellow countertops and tiles

Before! The star stripped the kitchen of its former fixtures, swapping the orange design for an all white look and vibrant yellow countertops and tiles

After! Gone are the olive green walls too, with a fresh coat of white paint too

After! Gone are the olive green walls too, with a fresh coat of white paint too

The star has created a more intimate lounge space, away from the vast open plan layout that the house previously had. 

Centered around the original slow combustion wood burner, Grant has set up a bold blue corner sofa with additional two seater couch.  

‘I am a perfectionist,’ joked Grant, while highlighting the his wall-mounted TV which features no visible wires or cables. 

Mocking the original walls and woodwork in the room, Grant added: ‘What the F is with “mission brown” skirting [boards]?’ 

Not a fan? The star has created a more intimate lounge space for the couple, away from the vast open plan layout that the house previously had

Not a fan? The star has created a more intimate lounge space for the couple, away from the vast open plan layout that the house previously had

House to a home! Centered around the original wood burner, Grant has set up a bold blue corner sofa with additional two seater couch and a wall-mounted television

House to a home! Centered around the original wood burner, Grant has set up a bold blue corner sofa with additional two seater couch and a wall-mounted television 

The bathroom is also unreconigsable from the property’s listing when on sale. 

Grant described the original look as ‘very 80s and old fashioned’ with ‘weird colours’ before having the room professionally re-designed. 

With everything fitted new, the reality star went on to reveal that the entire room was made-over for just $1,500.

Grant claims the modest price covered $900 in labour for the plumbing and tiling, and $600 for the materials that were ‘mostly bought from Bunnings’.  

Changing it up! Grant described the original bathroom as 'very 80s and old fashioned' with 'weird colours' before having it professionally re-designed

Changing it up! Grant described the original bathroom as ‘very 80s and old fashioned’ with ‘weird colours’ before having it professionally re-designed

Unrecognisable! With new everything fitted, the reality star went on to reveal the entire room was made-over for just $1,5000 - with $900 in labour costs, and $600 in materials

Unrecognisable! With new everything fitted, the reality star went on to reveal the entire room was made-over for just $1,5000 – with $900 in labour costs, and $600 in materials

Each of the three bedrooms have been freshened up too.

With a consistent monochrome design and minor splashes of colour in the styling, Grant’s colour scheme has given the house a whole new lease of life.  

‘Look how simple and clean this looks,’ captioned Grant on one bedroom picture.   

Like a hotel? Each of the three bedrooms have been freshened up too

Like a hotel? Each of the three bedrooms have been freshened up too

Wow! With a consistent monochrome design and minor splashes of colour, Grant's colour scheme has given the house a whole new lease of life

Wow! With a consistent monochrome design and minor splashes of colour, Grant’s colour scheme has given the house a whole new lease of life

'Look how simple and clean this looks,' captioned Grant on one bedroom picture

‘Look how simple and clean this looks,’ captioned Grant on one bedroom picture

Grant purchased the property with girlfriend Lucy, after the pair rekindled their romance shortly after he won Love Island Australia in June, 2018.

Despite leaving the reality show in a relationship with Tayla Damir, it was quickly revealed that he had a ‘secret girlfriend’ back in Canberra.

Grant and Tayla then split up, with the star getting back together with Lucy in the weeks that followed. 

Gushing over their new home, Lucy wrote to Instagram: ‘I’ve been saving since I was 14 years old to own my own home.’ 

'I've been saving since I was 14 years old to own my own home': Grant purchased the property with girlfriend Lucy, who gushed over their achievement on Instagram

‘I’ve been saving since I was 14 years old to own my own home’: Grant purchased the property with girlfriend Lucy, who gushed over their achievement on Instagram 

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