HGTV Dream Home's private drive leads to an incorporated garage, clad in fiber cement siding and topped with an asphalt shingle roof.
Landscaping beds, planted with Creeping Mahonia and Sub-Alpine Fir, offer a pleasant welcome to guests who enter the home through the garage.
Slowmound Mugo Pine creates a soft pop of color along the garage's edge.
Spire-like Sub-Alpine Fir lends a lived-in look to front yard landscape and bookends the home.
A timber trussing system, fashioned from Douglas fir, lends a rustic element and supports a corrugated metal overhang.
The home's color palette is inspired by Utah's glorious skies, the deep blue waters of the Provo River and mountain ranges at sunset. A side yard, planted with Kentucky bluegrass, represents an active zone where guests can play lawn games.
A covered walkway, clad in durable composite decking, connects the garage to the family room.
Precision was required to make intersections at roof intersections appear nearly seamless.
The winner of HGTV Dream Home 2012 will receive a crossover SUV, a vehicle designed for efficiency and performance with the best fuel economy of any SUV or crossover in its class.
Outstanding features include a direct fuel-injected 4-cylinder engine, a standard rear vision camera and Bluetooth for phone.
The luxurious interior promises a comfortable ride, with power windows, satellite radio, remote keyless entry and turn-by-turn navigation among features.
The audio system includes AM/FM/Sirius XM stereo, CD player and MP3 playback capability.
A stylish, quiet interior and passenger comfort are more advantages of this midsize crossover SUV.
Luxury features include perforated leather upholstery, 18-inch chrome-clad wheels, rear parking sensors, a power liftgate (with adjustable maximum height), chrome exterior trim, and driver seat memory functions.
The winner of HGTV Dream Home will benefit from the vehicles's roomy back seat and excellent fuel economy.
The vehicle boasts a 60/40 split rear seatback, which folds down completely to offer additional cargo space.