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Tom Petty’s Gainesville Home To Be Sold
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Tom Petty’s Gainesville Home To Be Sold

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Tom Petty’s childhood home in Gainesville is up for sale and a self proclaimed “super fan” from California wants is buying it. The current owner Brandy Clark said she was in a Petty fan club Facebook page and mentioned she might sell the property and was quickly inundated with emails and interested buyers.
Within a week, Kevin Beauchamp got word of the possible sale and quickly made an offer of $175,000. According to the Gainesville Sun, he and put a down payment on the home and has a contract to buy it within 45 days.
Beauchamp says he’s working with other fans and the nonprofit Gainesville Music History Foundation to have the property labeled a historical landmark. Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe said the city is open to discussions and helping but will need to bring his plans in front of the commission for approval. 

The property was never listed for sale for this transaction, however it was previously listed before. You can check out pictures from the prior listing here.

Note: most of the home has been updated since Petty lived in the home however the pink bathroom is original.