Award Winning Homes in the East Valley


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Photography by Dustin Revella & Mark Boisclair

Tri Pointe Homes®, a recognized leader serving the Phoenix market for more than 30 years under the name Maracay®, won four awards at PCBC’s 59th Annual Gold Nugget Awards, one of the largest and most distinguished competition of its kind in the nation. Held on June 22 in San Francisco, the awards spanned more than 50 categories with top honors selected by a panel of industry experts. Joining some of the country’s most elite innovators in design, planning and development, Tri Pointe Homes stood out among 600 entries to receive a handful of impressive honors.

Tri Pointe Homes was recognized with four Grand Merit Awards including: Best Single Family Detached Home Over 4,500 Square Feet (Oak at Waterson); Best Flexible Floorplan (Cholla at Madera); Best Home-Work Space (Juniper at Madera); and Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home Priced Under $700,000 (The Towns at Annecy - Residence 4). “The Gold Nugget Awards is a prestigious competition that we set our sights on annually, and we’re honored to receive numerous recognitions this year,” said Tri Pointe Homes Arizona Division President James Attwood. “The diversity of our homes was well-represented, and we deeply appreciate being so generously acknowledged by the judges. Taking home these four Grand Merit Awards will propel us to continue our vision of designing and constructing the most innovative homes possible, helping Tri Pointe Homes maintain its momentum as one of the largest and most forward-thinking homebuilders in the country.”

Judges were impressed with the architectural detail and design functionality highlighted in all four winning projects:

Oak at Waterson (Gilbert, AZ)

Best Single Family Detached Home Over 4,500 Square Feet

Created for homeowners seeking upscale living with both privacy and resort-style amenities, Oak is perfect for high-end homebuyers seeking extra space. The single-story home is 5,127 square feet with 4-6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and a 4-bay garage. Exuding luxury beginning at the curb with its grand driveway entrance into a beautiful courtyard and exquisite entryway, the modern floorplan is designed for seamless living that guides visitors into a grand foyer, leading to an expansive great room and executive kitchen. All Oak homes are designed with energy-saving and comfort-promoting features by EnergyStar®, LEED®, and Indoor airPLUS® program and built using the latest green technologies and materials incorporated into Tri Pointe Homes’ LivingSmart® program.

Cholla at Madera (Queen Creek, AZ)

Best Flexible Floorplan

Designed for versatility, the Cholla Collection is a luxurious and spacious modern single-story home with more than 3,000 square feet. Offering 4-5 bedrooms, 3.5-4 bathrooms, and a 3-bay tandem garage, the amount of flexibility for modifications custom to each homeowner is a standout feature, including the ability to add a fifth bedroom or generational suite. The home boasts an expansive great room, game room, open-concept kitchen, and indoor-outdoor living with a covered patio and several options for custom sliding doors. The primary suite features a generous walk-in closet and a luxurious primary bath with options like a walk-in shower. This home is LEED® certified, EnergyStar® certified, and has an energy-efficient HERS rating of 50.

The Towns at Annecy — Residence 4 (Gilbert, AZ)

Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home Priced Under $700,000

The model home for Residence 4 at The Towns at Annecy was designed with affordable luxury in mind. From satin finished cabinets, to high-end bathroom fixtures, to elegant yet understated furniture choices complementing the clean desert look, this model showcases the ultimate in interior appeal. Clean lines and a modern aesthetic are reflected in the light-finish flooring and bold granite countertops. All homes are EnergyStar® certified and registered with the certification goal of achieving the LEED® certified designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Towns at Annecy community feature 251 beautifully designed townhomes in a serene setting of multiple lakes with docks, lighted walking paths and water features.

Juniper at Madera (Queen Creek, AZ)

Best Home-Work Space

A curb appeal standout, the Juniper collection is perfect for those who relish working-at-home. This spacious single-story is more than 2,200 square feet and features 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5-3 bathrooms, and a 3-bay garage. An optional flex space lets residents get creative with the addition of a home office including optional built-in cabinets, custom recessed lighting, and privacy for taking remote work seriously at home. Work can also be moved outside effortlessly, with sliding glass doors in the dining room leading out to a covered patio. The home is built with Tri Pointe Homes’ LivingSmart® standards, which encompasses the latest in smart technology and energy-saving features, aiding in the modern remote work experience.

For more information, visit www.tripointehomes.com. Photos of Madera and Town of Annecy by Dustin Revella. Photos of Waterston Oak Model by Mark Boisclair

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