KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a week remains for HGTV fans to enter for a chance to win the HGTV® Smart Home 2016. The grand prize package valued at more than $1.2 million will be awarded this summer and includes the home in Raleigh, N.C., plus all its furnishings, a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC and $100,000 provided by national mortgage lender Quicken Loans®.
Until June 2, 2016 at 5 p.m. ET, eligible viewers can enter the sweepstakes twice per day online by visiting HGTV.com/Smart and can sign up for daily email reminders. HGTV Facebook and Twitter fans can check in for ongoing updates and new details (#HGTVSmart).
"When we look for locations for the HGTV Smart Home, we are challenged with finding a neighborhood and a city that has the combination of technology and culture that makes it a great place to live. Following the homes in Nashville and Austin, Raleigh was a perfect choice," said Ron Feinbaum, General Manager and Senior Vice President of Home Promotions for HGTV. "As a hub for technology and a vibrant destination for those seeking family fun, it was a 'smart' selection all around."
Constructed by locally owned builder, Homes by Dickerson, the traditional craftsman home is approximately 3,300-square-feet, with four bedrooms and five bathrooms, cleverly constructed with tech gadgets and smart solutions to enhance entertaining and everyday living.
HGTV Smart Home 2016 host and interior designer Tiffany Brooks brought touches of rustic oak, metals and stone to this year's home and combined them with a cool color palette that provides an unexpected contrast of traditional materials juxtaposed with modern and eclectic touches. In addition, she sourced art and sculpture from many of Raleigh's local talent to further extend the custom flair of this stunning home.
The home features three levels that provide plenty of room to either spread out or gather for family fun. The main level features a master bedroom suite, open kitchen, dining room, living room and screened porch. Downstairs, the home includes an additional bedroom suite as well as a media room and exercise room. Completing the layout, the upper level houses a home office and two additional bedrooms.
This year's winner will be able to retreat to a home nestled among the established wooded tracts and grassy parks in the City of Oaks, browse the shops at Brier Creek Commons, taste local sips from one of Raleigh's 21 craft breweries and explore the downtown Capital District.
The fully furnished HGTV Smart Home 2016 is Energy Star 3 certified and Bronze-level Green certified and features products provided by national advertising partners including Bassett Furniture, Mercedes-Benz USA, Quicken Loans, Bush Brothers & Company, Daikin, LiftMaster, Farmers Insurance®, Gorilla Glue, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, SimpliSafe, Sleep Number, ICON Health & Fitness, VELUX, and Simonton Windows & Doors.
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America's favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 92 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNI), which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.
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