The twenty eighth annual Parade of Houses introduced one other showcase of Summit County’s greatest builds to the group.
The parade began in 1994, the yr after the Summit County Builders Affiliation started. Marilyn Hogan, govt officer of the Summit County Builders Affiliation, mentioned the annual celebration began as a manner for folks in trades to showcase what their firm was able to.
Annually, Hogan reaches out to those that have a membership with the affiliation to see who want to take part, and the affiliation additionally brings in a couple of out-of-town judges to decide on the winners. Two judges, one from Colorado Springs and one from Steamboat Springs, participated.
Whitney Younger, the proprietor of Neu Designs, mentioned the house owners of a house she designed requested to enroll their residence within the parade. It received the prize of greatest total residence within the 6,000- to 7,000-square-foot class.
Situated at 74 Southside Drive in Breckenridge on a 3.35-acre lot, the house is a two-story home with 5 bedrooms and 7 bogs, together with a non-public forest and ski views.
“What was attention-grabbing about this home is I initially purchased the lot with the intention of constructing the home for myself and my household,” Younger mentioned. Nonetheless, her kids nonetheless attend college at Dillon Valley Elementary, which Younger mentioned was too distant — particularly through the ski season. “That commute was like 40 minutes,” Younger added.
Due to this fact, a few third of the way in which by framing, Younger market it. Quickly sufficient, a pair from Texas related along with her. The couple purchased the property with the ground plan, then collaborated with Younger to personalize it.
In accordance with Younger, the movie show room and the water function on the again patio are the couple’s favourite options. Nonetheless, the general public’s favourite had been the kitchen cupboards.
“We took the again of a cupboard, like a 10-foot tall cupboard that’s minimize for glass, then we tiled the backs of these cupboards with this mosaic that had marble and onyx and brass in it to create a sample,” Younger mentioned. “You couldn’t inform if it was wallpaper or if it was tile till you bought up shut.”
This reportedly gave most of the parade-goers inspiration for their very own houses.
“The largest remark we obtained from that home is that for the scale and the grandness of it, it nonetheless felt very heat and comfortable and livable,” Younger mentioned. Individuals felt like they might replicate a few of these design ideas in their very own home and it wasn’t so excessive that it was out of attain. And in order that was actually cool.”
4 different houses had been additionally entered into the parade.
Pinnacle Mountain Houses entered two of their builds.
The primary, 1028 Discovery Hill in Breckenridge, is a 5,977-square-foot residence with 5 bedrooms and 7 bogs. It received greatest total residence for its measurement class, and the residence additionally received greatest master suite suite, greatest inside finishes and greatest inside furnishings.
Lindsay Wilson, the director of selling at Pinnacle Mountain Houses, mentioned paradegoers complimented the eye to element, giant home windows and spectacular views.
Pinnacle, in collaboration with Collective Design Group, additionally entered 145 Highline Crossing in Silverthorne. It’s a 6,670-square-foot residence with 4 bedrooms and 5 1/2 bogs that received greatest transform.
Thebeau Enterprises, in collaboration with BHH Companions, entered 2766 Estates Drive in Breckenridge. It received greatest exterior design and elevation. The house is 5,992 sq. toes with six bedrooms and 9 bogs. It additionally has an extra 2,271-square-foot caretaker unit.
Lastly, Raptor Development entered 65 Wolf Rock Street in Keystone, a 5,937-square-foot residence with 5 bedrooms and 6 bogs. It received greatest kitchen in addition to greatest landscaping and outside dwelling area, with over 2,000 sq. toes of outside patio.
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