The Atlanta division of Ashton Woods Homes is excited to announce that it received four awards in the interior merchandising, building design and best website categories at the 33rd OBIE Awards event on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Atlanta. Held annually by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards in the new home building industry.
Located in desirable Sandy Springs, Alderwood on Abernathy won Gold in the Best Interior Merchandising – Attached Model – $300,000 to $449,999 category. This Atlanta new home has two bedrooms, excellent lighting, multipurpose spaces and unique features such as a round dining table with bar that could serve for both formal and casual dining, a home office/guest suite with Murphy bed, a luxurious master suite and an all-stone wall. The gated community of Alderwood offers a pool, cabana, outdoor fireplace and convenience to Kingsley Lake, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Perimeter Mall, Lenox Mall, Phipps Plaza and The Shops of Dunwoody.
Ashton Woods Homes also received a Gold OBIE for Heritage at Kennesaw Mountain in the Best Interior Merchandising – Detached Model – $750,000 and Above category. This home won gold due to its appeal to the target market with its uptown country design scheme. The home uses contemporary design features that mix entertaining and storage. Heritage at Kennesaw Mountain offers a pool, cabana, tennis courts and large wooded estate home sites, with a new phase backing up to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.
Winning a Silver OBIE in the Best Building Design – Detached Model – 4,500+ Square Feet category, Provence in South Forsyth is one of Ashton Woods Homes’ newest communities. The model home offers the best in spacious family living with five bedrooms and five baths. The home includes a three-car garage, gourmet kitchen with island, fireside keeping room, two-story family room, mud room, study with three-sided fireplace, master suite with his and hers vanities and finished basement with in-home theatre, built-ins and stone accents. The outdoor living area features an outdoor fireplace, waterfall and spacious back deck. Amenities at Provence include a pool and tennis courts.
Additionally, Ashton Woods Homes won a Gold OBIE for Best Website – Builder Developer. As the builder’s corporate website, its design is appealing and easy to navigate. The site features photos and information about communities, the home buying process, financing, warranties, personalization, energy efficiency and more.
“We are honored to have won four awards at this year’s OBIEs,” stated Michael Malloy, vice president of sales and marketing at Ashton Woods Homes. “Our team has worked hard this year, and these are their awards. Now, we are even more excited about what we have planned for 2014.”
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