HGTV Dream Home 2011: Stowe, Vermont, Location
The 15th annual HGTV Dream Home will be located at Spruce Peak in Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort, amid emerald-green rolling hills, winding roads and picturesque ski slopes.
The custom-designed home will blend rustic mountain appeal with modern architecture. Created with the bold, innovative ideas that make HGTV Dream Homes so exciting and unique, it includes three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen and wonderfully creative living spaces. The home site is nestled in the gaze of the magnificent Mt. Mansfield, with its breathtaking scenery and invigorating outdoor activities. During the winter, visitors and homeowners alike can snow-shoe, snowmobile, ride horses, ride sleighs and ski. During other seasons, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, leaf peeping and airplane gliding are available. In addition, the eclectic village of Stowe offers a thriving arts community and exciting cultural happenings more typical of large cities.
"This HGTV Dream Home is the first in Vermont, and we intend to show the features that make this location so amazing," said HGTV Dream Home Planner Jack Thomasson. "It's a spectacular place and the perfect location for our fifteenth-anniversary home."
About Stowe Mountain Resort
The addition of a slope-side luxury hotel and spa, base area, an inter-mountain transfer gondola, lifts and trails, mountainside restaurants, a mountain golf course, winter and summer attractions and spectacular mountainside residences have reinforced Stowe Mountain Resort's position as an internationally renowned, year-round destination. Visit stowe.com for more details.
Entry Hall From HGTV Dream Home 2011
Serving as the passageway from the front door to HGTV Dream Home's captivating gathering room, the front entry makes a quiet statement with minimal furnishings and a neutral color palette.
Gathering Room From HGTV Dream Home 2011
A celebration of fall foliage colors, the not-so-formal family room handles even the rowdiest crowds with stylish ultrasuede- and polyester-covered furnishings.
Master Balcony From HGTV Dream Home 2011
A private deck, furnished with durable outdoor furniture, faces the chin of Mount Mansfield and offers a great escape for the homeowner and guests.
Annex From HGTV Dream Home 2011
Bringing the outdoors in, the glass-enclosed observation room — a treetop getaway — provides a front-row seat to Stowe's ever-changing seasons.
Deck From HGTV Dream Home 2011
A space for entertaining or relaxing in the sun, the back deck, constructed of low-maintenance AZEK building material, offers exceptional mountain views.
Front Yard From HGTV Dream Home 2011
Warm and welcoming, the exterior front of HGTV Dream Home 2011 showcases its builder's craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Terrace From HGTV Dream Home 2011
The home's slate-paved back patio doubles as an outdoor kitchen and offers enviable views of Stowe's magnificent mountain range.
Laundry Room From HGTV Dream Home 2011
Located on the lower level of HGTV Dream Home 2011, the laundry room accommodates families and guests with extra-large appliances and task and storage space.
Car Barn From HGTV Dream Home 2011
A bright fall foliage-inspired color palette extends to the two-car garage, where a pine-sided interior and vaulted ceiling lend elegance to the oversized space.
Garage Exterior From HGTV Dream Home 2011
Mountain-lodge style extends to the garage, clad in poplar bark siding. Sturdy timbers, constructed on site, add structural support as well as aesthetic value.
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