KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seeing is believing, and starting today, viewers can take a virtual tour of the custom-built, fully furnished HGTV Dream Home® 2014 set in the Schaffer’s Mill community near Lake Tahoe, by visiting HGTV.com/dreamhome. The HGTV Dream Home 2014 Giveaway opens for entries on Dec. 27, 2013 at 9 a.m. Eastern time and runs through Feb. 14, 2014 at 5 p.m.
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The 18th annual HGTV Dream Home is part of a grand prize package valued at nearly $2 million that will be awarded next spring. In addition to the home, the HGTV Dream Home 2014 prize package includes an all-new GMC ® Yukon® Denali® and $250,000 cash, provided by national mortgage lender Quicken® Loans®.
During the giveaway period, viewers can enter twice online per day: once at HGTV.com and once at FrontDoor.com, and can sign up for daily e-mail reminders. HGTV Facebook and Twitter fans (#HGTVDreamHome) can check in for ongoing updates and new details.
The HGTV Dream Home 2014 measures approximately 3200-square-foot, and includes three bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths on one-third of an acre.
As part of the “New Mountain Architecture” design by Ward-Young Architecture of Truckee, Calif., the house blends traditional and contemporary forms. It is designed with two wings: a living wing and a bedroom wing with glass and sliding door systems to create a direct connection between the home and nature. The home boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the Carson Range that separates California and Nevada.
Sitting directly on Schaffer's Mill Club golf course in Truckee, the home features wood, steel, glass and slate elements throughout the home that add to the rustic and natural feel. All of the materials used are indigenous to the area.
“This year’s HGTV Dream Home blends contemporary elements with nature at its best,” said Jack Thomasson, HGTV professional home planner. “The team worked hard to create a sophisticated mountain home in the beautiful Lake Tahoe setting.”
The fully furnished HGTV Dream Home 2014 features products provided by GMC Division, General Motors LLC; Lumber Liquidators, Inc., The Procter & Gamble Distributing LLC, Quicken Loans Inc., The Sherwin-Williams Company, BISSELL® Homecare, Inc., Cabinets To Go, Delta® Faucet, DISH Network L.L.C., Vita-Mix® Corporation, Ethan Allen Global, Inc., PetSmart, Inc., Tyson Foods, Inc., Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Bose Corporation.
About Truckee, CA
With eight ski resorts within half an hour, it’s no wonder National Geographic named Truckee one of the world’s 25 top ski towns. Located just 40 minutes from Reno, the town is right in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, just west of the Nevada state line. Interstate 80, the major east-west trans-Sierra "all-weather" highway, passes through the Town on its way between California and Nevada. Learn more at http://www.townoftruckee.com/.
About Schaffer's Mill Community
At 475 acres -- with 300 dedicated to preserving open space – Schaffer’s Mill features 218 single family homes and 188 Mountain Lodges and Luxury Cabins. The community boasts a Lake Club, Ski Shuttle, Base Camp and a World-Class golf course, in addition to offering an on-site treatment room for spa services, club house and fitness center, as well as a town square with many family-orientated events such as concerts, outdoor movies and holiday festivities. Learn more at schaffersmill.com.
America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products, as well as HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.