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Stephanie Moore and Jason Russel Waller might be the ultimate vintage shoppers. Four years ago, the fiftysomething couple moved away from Austin after falling in love with a house on eight acres of property in the small community of New Sweden, about five miles north of Manor. Built by Swedish carpenters around 1900 on what was considered the German side of Farm-to-Market Road 973, the home—whose original owners, Herman and Ida Prinz, are buried nearby—has been moved three times. Thirty-nine years ago, it landed in its current location, not far from the historic and picturesque New Sweden Lutheran Church, whose 104-foot copper spire towers over the countryside.Moore and Waller spent about about four months renovating and updating the 1,600-square-foot house before moving in. But the…
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