Married At First Sight: Inside Samantha Harvey’s ramshackle home

Married At First Sight bride Samantha Jayne Harvey broke hearts across the country on Tuesday night when she shared her heart-wrenching rags-to-riches story.

The 31-year-old property developer shared photos of the dilapidated home she used to live in with her two children.

She claims she was left with $1.50 to her name after walking out on her husband, who she discovered was cheating on her with multiple women for five years.

A tearful Samantha told producers the basic home ‘had cat p**s dripping from the carpet’ and described it as ‘the s**ttiest house you’ve ever seen in your life’.

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Devastating: Married At First Sight bride Samantha Harvey broke hearts across the country on Tuesday night when she shared her heart-wrenching rags-to-riches story

Devastating: Married At First Sight bride Samantha Harvey broke hearts across the country on Tuesday night when she shared her heart-wrenching rags-to-riches story

In the images, the run-down home had no door frames, no carpet and rubble falling from the half-painted walls.

The bathroom tiles were smashed around the old and tired bathtub, while the bay windows were curtain-less and exposed.

‘I would take the boys to the tip to buy our furniture. It was squalor. That’s not where I wanted to end up,’ she said. ‘I felt like I had failed the kids.’

'It was squalor': The 31-year-old property developer shared photos of the dilapidated home she used to live in with her two children. She claims she was left with $1.50 to her name after walking out on her husband, who she discovered was cheating on her with multiple women

‘It was squalor’: The 31-year-old property developer shared photos of the dilapidated home she used to live in with her two children. She claims she was left with $1.50 to her name after walking out on her husband, who she discovered was cheating on her with multiple women

House of horrors: The bathroom tiles were smashed around the old and tired bathtub, while the bay windows were curtain-less and exposed

House of horrors: The bathroom tiles were smashed around the old and tired bathtub, while the bay windows were curtain-less and exposed

Taking charge: Samantha wasn't afraid of hard work and started developing properties after her divorce. She also transformed her own home into a beautiful family haven

Taking charge: Samantha wasn’t afraid of hard work and started developing properties after her divorce. She also transformed her own home into a beautiful family haven

But the inspiring single mum didn’t let her lack of funds get her down, and worked to transform the home into the perfect family haven for herself and her two boys.

Samantha said she’d initially googled ‘how to tile’, then watched a series of YouTube video tutorials.

‘I did everything I could to save money and also try and make this house livable for the boys and me,’ she added. ‘I work as hard as I do for the boys. They come first.’

Doing it for them: 'I did everything I could to save money and also try and make this house livable for the boys and me,' she said

Doing it for them: ‘I did everything I could to save money and also try and make this house livable for the boys and me,’ she said

Transformed: During her backstory segment, Samantha was shown in a stunning home with wooden floors and stylish beige furniture. It's unclear if this was the same property as dilapidated home she used to live in

Transformed: During her backstory segment, Samantha was shown in a stunning home with wooden floors and stylish beige furniture. It’s unclear if this was the same property as dilapidated home she used to live in 

During her backstory segment on Married At First Sight, Samantha was shown in a stunning home with wooden floors and stylish beige furniture.

It’s unclear if this was the same property as dilapidated home she used to live in. 

The glamorous blonde was paired with tradesman Cameron Dunne on Tuesday’s episode of MAFS, and the couple appeared to get on famously.

But he became distant when he found out she was a mother to two young boys.

Married At First Sight continued Wednesday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine

Will they last? The glamorous blonde was paired with tradesman Cameron Dunne on Tuesday's episode of Married At First Sight, and the couple appeared to get on famously

Will they last? The glamorous blonde was paired with tradesman Cameron Dunne on Tuesday’s episode of Married At First Sight, and the couple appeared to get on famously

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