‘Sister Wives’: Kody Brown’s Big House Plans Faked for Drama – Too Late in the Game?

Sister Wives star Kody Brown verbally licked his wounds on social media after last week’s episode showed his attempt at family togetherness. Kody demonstrated his version of communal living for his Sister Wives clan.

His dream of the entire family under one roof didn’t appeal to everyone. So it doesn’t look as if his one big house idea is a done deal… yet. Or was it ever meant to be built in the first place?

Sister Wives: Kody Brown Dreams of a Big House?

Sister Wives viewers caught Kody Brown’s spiel, which he called a pitch to his wives last week. Comments from across the social media platforms suggest Kody Brown blew it for viewers with his first few words.

“My house” was something Kody Brown repeated a few times while he tried to sell his one big Sister Wives house idea. Robyn Brown caught “my house” and she seemed taken back by Kody’s declared ownership of his dream home. But it looked as if the other wives were more concerned with what Kody asked them to do – all live together.

Kody’s sales pitch came off more like an invitation at first. He said he is building a house and he invites his wives and kids to move in with him. Each wife has their own kitchen but Kody tried to entice them with yet another kitchen.

A central Sister Wives kitchen filled with snacks for everyone was a nice touch. But the wives didn’t appear to care about easily accessible snacks.

Kody offered up many reasons to see this one big house idea as a good thing. But it seems he didn’t look very far into the future when concocting his ark of a house. Or is his dream house concocted only for drama on the screen?

Yodeling In the Golden Years

The Sister Wives model home was big and as Robyn put it, “white”.  The decor and set up seemed a bit ornate for the family’s way of life, again something Robyn Brown pointed out. But that’s not the only problem with this house.

That huge open space with the high ceilings probably offers great acoustics. In a few years that might be one of the only things the room is filled with – echos. The Sister Wives tribe has only three children under the age of 15-years-old.

By the time it takes to build Kody’s ark, there’s a good chance all but three kids will be gone or ready to ship off to college. So unless the Sister Wives parents expect to form a yodeling team in their golden years, that’s a lot of space.

Kody Brown’s vision of that big room filled with the Sister Wives kids is a few decades too late. It looks like that ship sailed. Two decades ago this would offer the Sister Wives family a great place to raise the family. But most of that family is raised or will be close to it when Kody’s house is complete.

This probably didn’t go unnoticed by Kody and all his Sister Wives women. If anyone knows that their nest is on its way to empty – they do. So why all the hoopla over this house?

Maybe it’s the added drama they get that drives this big ark of a house onto the screen? It certainly did cause a commotion for Kody and social media is talking about it.

Kody Brown: Jump Into Real-Time

Last week’s Sister Wives episode filmed over a year ago. So if you jump ahead into real-time reports indicate they haven’t broken ground on Coyote Pass as of yet. So already a year went by since Kody offered his sales-pitch.

Truely Brown is nine, Solomon Brown is eight, and the youngest Brown child, Ariella is four. All the other kids range in age from 15 to 25. Eight of the 18 Sister Wives children are over 21 and out of the house already.

Out of the 10 kids left at home, seven are either in high school or college. So chances are, they’ll be ready to fly the nest soon.

So the three little ones, Truely, Solomon, and Ariella, will probably be the only ones home in a few years. That’s a lot of house for three kids.

Then once all the Sister Wives offspring move on in life, Kody Brown and four wives may find their palace just too big for them. If Janelle Brown thought selling four separate homes in Vegas presented a problem, can you imagine her attempting to sell this house one day?

But it looks good on screen. Even if Kody Brown doesn’t get the house he’s dreamed about fans got to see it and debate it along with the family. So it did do the trick of entertaining the viewers if that’s what this is all about?

Sister Wives: That’s One Big Empty Nest With Very Little Sales Appeal

While Kody’s Sister Wives dwelling might look great on paper and in the images. It doesn’t look as if it fits into the empty nest stage of life already unfolding for the Sister Wives spouses.

Maybe no one ever intended to build it in the first place. While Kody Brown always wanted one home, would it be feasible to build something that huge at this time in their lives? But it did benefit the show for sure.

But after all, plays out on the TLC reality show, it looks like the family might end up with four individual homes on Coyote Pass. Maybe that’s what they had in mind all along. Kody offers up that hint in a real-time tweet in the article above. It looks like they’ve settled on their future housing plans.

Kody Brown said he is looking forward to building “homes,” as in more than one, on Coyote Pass. That makes more sense for the family. Before they built Coyote Pass the four wives and Kody looked at homes to build.

Each home was much smaller than the Vegas houses. It looks like back then they already figured in their future housing needs with the kids slowly leaving home.

But who knows, maybe Kody Brown does want this huge home and it wasn’t an added plug for drama. But what Kody wants and what he gets could be two different things. It already sounds like Coyote Pass will hold four individual dwellings.

Stay tuned to see what happens next for the Sister Wives big house idea as the new episodes roll out Sunday nights at 10 pm EST on TLC.

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