Artesana Plans 1 and 3 selected as Merit Award winners

SAN DIEGO, CA, July 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Pardee Homes’ Casavia Plan 3 within the luxurious Pacific Highlands Ranch master plan in San Diego, was presented with the coveted Grand Award for Best Single-Family Detached Home (2,500 – 2,999 square feet) at the 54th annual Gold Nugget Awards during the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference held in San Diego on June 29. The Casavia floor plan was selected from a field of more than 600 entries from around the world.

“We’re thrilled that Casavia was selected by this year’s panel of esteemed judges” said Jimmy Ayala, Division President for Pardee Homes San Diego. “Our team is proud of this spacious floor plan which, pushes the bounds of traditional architecture, while incorporating modern lifestyle amenities that families value. It’s an honor to be recognized for this achievement.”

Three Pardee Homes’ floor plans were finalists in this year’s Gold Nugget Awards, Casavia Plan 3 and Artesana Plans 1 and 3. Casavia features a beautifully designed community that offers prospective buyers three elegant courtyard floorplans featuring Spanish architecture in Transitional, Coastal and Contemporary interpretations. Homes include four to five bedrooms with three-and-a-half to five-and-a-half bathrooms, ranging from 2,602 to 3,128 square feet. Additional amenities include large 2-bay garages, gourmet kitchens with convenient food preparation and eating islands, an optional GenSmart suite and much more. Prices begin in the high $900,000s.

Pardee Homes’ Artesana Plans 1 and 3 were among the elite pool of Merit Award winners in the Best Single-Family Detached Home category for homes 4,000 – 5,000 square feet and in the more than 5,000 square feet category. Artesana features 56 luxury residences in a gated enclave of Pacific Highlands Ranch. Homes range from 4,051 to 5,065 square feet and include four to five bedrooms with four-and-a-half to five-and-a-half bathrooms. Inspired by Lillian Rice-architecture, Artesana features large open floorplans that mix the feel of the outdoors with state-of-the-art conveniences and luxury appliances. Available features include granite slab or quartz countertops, fireplaces at select locations, high-end cabinetry finishes, solar paneling, tankless water heating and much more. All homes in this luxury community have already been released, making this the final opportunity to purchase a home at this exclusive, gated neighborhood. Pricing starts at $1.8 million.

Surrounded by 1,300 acres of preserved natural habitat, the Pacific Highlands Ranch master planned community demonstrates the principles of LivingSmart through its remarkably energy-efficient homes, drought-tolerant landscaping and 15 miles of interconnected hiking and biking trails, as well as private recreation centers and swim clubs. One of two, five-acre neighborhood parks has been constructed and Pacific Highlands Ranch’s planned 13-acre community park is expected to open in 2018. Pacific Highlands Ranch also includes a premier employment center, a 27-acre mixed use village center which features high-end retail and gourmet dining options and is served by many award-winning private and public schools.

“Gold Nugget Award winners reflect our industry’s best, brightest and most innovative architects, planners and builder/developers,” said Judging Chairman and Gold Nugget Ceremonies administrator Lisa Parrish. “We applaud them all.”

In its 54th year, the Gold Nugget Awards are the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the nation. It honors design and planning achievements in community and home design, green-built housing, site planning, commercial, retail, mixed-use development and specialty housing categories.

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