Stores 123 via Rakuten offers the Walker Edison 58" Wood TV Stand with Fireplace in Espresso for $299. Coupon code "HOME20" knocks that to $259. With free shipping, that's the lowest price we could find by $40. It accommodates most TVs up to 60" and features adjustable shelving and an electric fireplace insert.
You don't need to hire a contractor or do extensive renovations to add value to your home.