Mark Wright has given fans an update on his housing situation after demolishing the four-bedroom farmhouse he bought with wife Michelle Keegan to build their ‘dream home.’
The presenter is in the process of building the lavish mansion from scratch after he and Michelle sold their original five-bedroom pile in rural Essex.
Speaking to fans during a Q&A on Wednesday evening, Mark, 34, admitted progress was being made, but an official moving in date was still a long way off.
Coming along nicely: Mark Wright has given fans an update on his housing situation after demolishing the four-bedroom farmhouse he bought with wife Michelle Keegan to build their ‘dream home’
Responding to a fan who asked how the house was coming along, he wrote: ‘Coming along nicely thanks, but I just want to click my fingers and it be done.’
The TV personality also shared images from the skeletal build, suggesting its completion might not be for some time.
Asked by another fan when the house will be completed, he added: ‘Tomorrow hopefully. Wishful thinking.’
Work in progress: Speaking to fans during a Q&A on Wednesday evening, Mark, 34, admitted progress was being made, but an official moving in date was still a long way off
Brick by brick: Mark and Michelle are the process of building the house from scratch after the couple sold their original five-bedroom pile in rural Essex
Hours later, Mark encouraged his fans to ‘get out and exercise’ as he zoomed through Essex’s country lanes on his bike.
Kitted out head-to-toe in skintight activewear and with his head protected beneath a helmet, the fitness guru shared a clip of his high-speed workout on Instagram.
He told fans: ‘Getting the miles in and getting out and exercising. I’m feeling good and setting myself up for the day, what have you done?
‘Whether it’s a walk, a bike ride, a run, or a home workout that will all do. Let’s get out and get it done. Let’s chase the day and make the most of it.’
Speedy: Hours later, Mark encouraged his fans to ‘get out and exercise’ as he zoomed through Essex’s country lanes on his bike
Mark’s house update comes after he found himself the target of an April Fools wind up, organised by close friend and notorious prankster Olly Murs.
The Heart radio presenter was speechless after discovering his car had been plastered with images of Olly – among them a naked full length shot – while parked outside his central London studio.
Sharing a brief clip of the moment with Instagram followers, Mark is seen shaking his head in disbelief after discovering was behind the joke.
Banter: Mark’s update comes after he found himself the target of an April Fools wind up, organised by close friend and notorious prankster Olly Murs
Can’t believe it: The Heart radio presenter was speechless after discovering his car had been plastered with images of Olly – among them a naked full length shot – while parked outside his studio
Hilarious: Olly saw the funny side while Mark examined the stickers covering his car
See ya! The presenter gave the thumbs up while riving his defaced car out onto the street
Mark previously gave fans an insight into his home-life with wife Michelle on Monday, while the Our Girl star sunned herself during a country jaunt
The presenter showed off their current digs in a new Instagram video as they wait for the sprawling new build to be completed.
Appearing shirtless, the fitness nut gave fans a tour of the couple’s bedroom and adjoining en-suite bathroom while offering his fans useful tips on how to stay active during lockdown.
Panning his smart phone around the room, he asked: ‘How many times have you said to yourself: ‘The first thing I’m going to do tomorrow is work out?’
‘You wake up, you have a coffee you sit on the sofa, you talk to someone, you end up not doing it and it hangs over you.
Here we go: Mark previously gave fans an insight into his home-life with wife Michelle on Monday, while the Our Girl star sunned herself during a country jaunt
Don’t mind me: The Our Girl actress enjoyed a day out in the Essex countryside with their pet dog Pip on Wednesday
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Not bad: Mark showed off their current digs in a new Instagram video as they wait for the sprawling new build to be completed
Comfy: The TV personality revealed the bed he shares with Michelle as he panned his smart phone around their bedroom
‘Get out out of the way the thing that annoys you most, the thing that sits hanging over your head all day. Clear it from your head.’
Turning his phone to the double bed he shares with Michelle, the presenter tossed a pair of briefs, socks, and cycling shorts on the carpeted floor next to ‘his side.’
‘There’s my pants and socks,’ he said. ‘There’s my cycling top. There’s my cycling shorts.’
Hack: Mark insisted the key to starting the day positively was leaving your gym gear at the foot of the bed and setting your alarm half an hour early
Pointing it out: Mark also showed off the en-suite bathroom door while guiding fans around the room on Monday evening
Revealing the en-suite bathroom door, he added: ‘Bed, gym gear, brush me gnashers, out I go. If your gym gear’s by the side of your bed put it straight on, get out, you’ll train.
‘Trust me – best hack in the world. As soon as I started doing that it made me train first thing in the morning. Trust me, that for me is massive.
‘I used to have the gym and exercise hanging over my head all day.
Spring vibes: Michelle shared a video of her dog as it raced across an open field close to the home she currently shares with Mark on Monday afternoon
While Mark doled out well-meaning advice, Michelle was making the most of England’s current heatwave during a day out with their pet dog, beloved Chihuahua Pip.
Taking to Instagram, the actress shared a snap of herself and Pip as they basked in spring temperatures that climbed to a welcoming 21 degrees.
The actress later shared a video of her dog as it raced across an open field close to the home she currently shares with Mark.
Job done: Proving he would never ask fans to do something he wouldn’t do himself, Mark filmed himself on a bike ride in Essex on Tuesday morning
The couple recently shared a CGI image of the palatial home they’re planning to build revealing its huge windows and bright white exterior.
As well as boasting lots of large windows, the couple’s home features two smaller sections on the side of their home.
Showing just how much they’re planning on changing, Michelle and Mark shared a snap of their home taken back in 2019 when they decided to do the transformation.
Impressive: The couple recently shared a CGI image of the palatial home they’re planning to build (bottom), revealing its huge windows and bright white exterior compared with a snap of the house they purchased in 2019 9top)
Lots to do: Acknowledging they’ve some work to do, the couple said ‘sooner or later we will have the house we could have only ever dreamed of’
Progress: Mark has been sharing regular updates from the site to keep fans updated on how his building project is getting along
They wrote: ‘Here’s the lovely house that we purchased back in 2019 vs what we are hoping to create.
‘It’s been a long process so far and still a long way to go but sooner or later we will have the house, we could have only ever dreamed of. #grateful
‘Thanks to @tidyworkstudio for creating the CGI image of our home, to help us see what we have chosen come to life. Great job.’
It was recently reported that the couple have sold their old home – bought in 2013 – with it being on the market for £1.78million last October.
Mark and Michelle purchased their new home for £1.3m in October last year and it was revealed in January that they would demolish the four bedroom farmhouse to create the sensationally lavish new house with ‘classical design’.
I like to ride my bicycle: Mark was back on the road as we went for a bike ride in Essex on Thursday morning