The garage exterior showcases an impressive gable end complete with eco-friendly poplar bark siding and hemlock timbers, cut and milled locally.
A six-arm chandelier peeks through the gable-end window, creating the illusion of second-story loft space.
An asphalt drive blends seamlessly into the home's bluestone side patio.
The winner of HGTV Dream Home 2011 will receive a 2011 GMC Acadia Denali, which boasts 116 cubic feet of cargo space (if second and third rows are folded).
The 2011 GMC Acadia Denali marries efficiency with top-of-the-line amenities.
A convenient side entrance allows family and friends to enter the home via the car barn.
A narrow cobbled bluestone walkway along the car barn exterior leads to the front entry and the overhang supported by hemlock timber columns.
Standard garage doors get a modern lodge makeover with a coat of exterior paint.
The soffit assembly for the garage's gable end overhang was constructed on-site. Using special jacks, the gable end, once constructed, was hoisted into place.