First Look: Go Inside HGTV Smart Home 2017

Take a peek at the home's coolest new tech features.

Longing for an escape from dreary weather? Dreaming of warmer days filled with outdoor gatherings and leisurely, long afternoons spent by the pool? You should enter for a chance to win HGTV Smart Home 2017, located in sunny Scottsdale, Ariz.

Backyard sitting area and covered patio for lounging and dining

Great Flow

The backyard offers space for both lounging and dining outdoors, with an easy transition between the covered patio, lawn area and pool deck.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

This year's home boasts a sleek, contemporary, Southwestern-inspired design with tons of hidden tech features that make everyday activities seem exciting. (Hello, laundry room steam closet!) Take a virtual tour with us right now, then sign up to receive an email reminder to enter when the giveaway begins on April 12.

Let's start in the entry where the front door opens automatically, like a friendly greeting.

A wooden front door leads to the foyer, which leads to the great room

Inviting Floor Plan

The front door of the home off the covered entry leads into the foyer, which spills right into the expansive great room with alluring views of the backyard.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Just inside the door, a bright and open great room beckons.

A black-satin-tile gas fireplace is a focal point for the great room

Floor-to-Ceiling Focal Point

The focal point of the great room is a natural gas fireplace with a safety screen, accent lights and a remote control for temperature adjustment. It’s framed in black satin tile with a tall white textured tile surround and features an inset high-definition TV hidden behind pocket doors that make it invisible when not in use.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

Is it wine o'clock already? Lucky for us, the wet bar (with a wine dispenser!) is situated just off of the great room.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

Next, let's mosey into the kitchen, which is ideal for entertaining.

The kitchen has a strong connection to the nearby great room

Great Flow

This view of the kitchen from the sitting area in the great room shows the strong connection between spaces, which makes it easy for the host to interact with guests and move from space to space with entertaining essentials.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

As is the dining room, with its open floor plan and serving station.

HGTV Smart Home 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ

Smart Home 2017 Dining Room

HGTV Smart Home 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

After a long day of exploring Arizona's great outdoors, this cozy master suite is the perfect place to unwind.

Oval nightstand in master bedroom has adjustable shelf

A Curated Look

In addition to the fully adjustable wood shelf inside, the oval nightstand also offers display space on top for favorite photos, a potted plant or flowers, and remotes.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

Case in point: the master bathroom tub fills, heats and emits sound waves with the press of a button.

Freestanding tub includes hidden speakers for soothing sound waves

Spa-Like Relaxation

The inviting oval freestanding tub features hidden speakers that emit sounds waves, which envelop and gently resound within the body to calm and soothe, while a heated surface with three heat settings customize the surface temperature for spa-like relaxation.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

Impress guests with this stylishly-outfitted bedroom that includes a projector.

Guest bedroom dresser has handcrafted hardware for simple elegant look

Handsome Furnishings

The guest bedroom's handsome dresser with the short-throw projector and TV image above has drawers for storing clothes and accessories, with handcrafted hardware for a simple yet elegant look.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

The smartly-designed office makes working from home easy and comfortable.

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Neutral Floor

The European oak plank floor with a UV Urethane finish and modern rustic feel provides a neutral base and contrast for the colorful walls of this home office.

Photo by: Robert Peterson; Rustic White Photography

Robert Peterson; Rustic White Photography

High-tech features in the laundry room bring simplicity and efficiency to laundry day.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Offer visitors a true getaway experience in this terrace bedroom that opens up to the serene backyard.

Wood nightstand with hand-hammered iron ring hardware offers storage

Nifty Nightstand

A wood nightstand with a contemporary champagne finish and hand hammered iron ring-pull hardware offers drawers for closed storage of bedroom essentials, with room on top for fresh flowers, a table lamp, remote, books and a glass of water.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Speaking of the backyard, what better way to end our tour than by the pool?

Native cactus outside swimming pool fence in evening

Evening Swim

The alluring pool beckons even during the evening hours, which are often warm and ideal for a quick dip or a few laps.

Photo by: Brittany Ambridge

Brittany Ambridge

Don't forget to enter for your chance to win this desert oasis, beginning April 12.

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