A Coastal Haven Renovation in Fairfield County, CT wins 2012 HOBI Awards

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Titus Built is honored to announcethat Titus Built was awarded with "BestResidential Remodel $750,000-$1 million" and "Remodeled Home ofthe Year" awards in the 2012 HBRA of Connecticut HOBIAwards. The HBRA of Connecticut HOBI awards are the most prestigious awardspresented in Connecticut for excellence in design, construction, sales,marketing and financing. Awards were presented on November 14th, 2012 at theAqua Turf Club in Southington, CT.

The Titus Built team had been notified in advance about the "BestResidential Remodel" award but the "Remodeled Home of the Year"award was not announced until the awards ceremony. At the end of the eveningthe team was excited and surprised to hear our name called as one of the GrandAward Winners. "Itwas a no brainer," the judges said. They were particularlyimpressed with the detailed craftsmanship of the project.

This project was for the renovation of a humble cottage with an ideal coast side location in a quaint beach community which was transformed into an exquisite three level retreat. a coastal haven A couple about to celebrate the union of their two families wanted to transform their simple 1950s beach cottage into an idyllic second home they could comfortably share for a lifetime. Because they were planning a

  • Front View of Harbor View Home Renovation by Titus Built, LLC The exterior of the home is a strategically planned marriage of desirable aesthetics and practical considerations.
  • Rear View of Home - Hurricane codes were mandated. While required for protection from strong storms, the placement and style of the hurricane windows were also designed to bring abundant light and circulation to the home. Titus Built
  • Ipe wood decking & stair railing. Ipe is an environmentally friendly, exotic hardwood that is naturally resistant to mold, fire, rot and decay; it is virtually knot-free with very little to no warping. View covered outside gas firepit.
  • The first level was remodeled to include a foyer, a mudroom, a powder room, a kitchen, a wet bar and an expansive space with dining, living and family/sitting areas. Every piece of cabinetry and wainscoting was custom built.~TitusBuilt
  • Every piece of cabinetry and wainscoting was custom built, lending the home a solid and memorable essence of enduring beauty. Kitchen cabinets were custom made in white oak with a limed wood finish by Titus Built, LLC.
  • Close up of custom kitchen cabinets which were handcrafted in their millwork shop in West Redding, CT.
  • The handmade family room Burgisser fireplace mantel was imported from Italy. The fireplace is a direct vent gas fireplace. http://www.recuperando.it/en/Pagine/Output/Out__Default.asp?IDArt=5984
  • Close up of wet bar - The first level was remodeled to include a foyer, a mudroom, a powder room, a kitchen, a wet bar and an expansive space with dining, living and family/sitting areas, all custom designed by Titus Built, LLC.
  • Custom Made Bunkbeds for Girls - The second level is where the family sleeps in a master bedroom and two bedrooms – one for the girls and one for the boys.
  • View from 2nd Floor Master Bedroom - The 2nd level also includes a master bath w/ a steam shower & heated floors and a hall bath w/ laundry room. The master bedroom is equipped w/ a lavish master closet w/ custom built oak cabinetry.
  • At the top of the stairs on the 3rd fl, a remarkable pair of antique doors graces the entry to the large family room. Imported from a church in France for the project, the 9 ft. tall doors feature distressed oak and antique mirrors.
  • The third floor cathedral ceiling has weathered barn board and exposed rough sawn beams. Custom built cabinetry holds entertainment systems and a small refrigerator. The room opens to an Ipe wood deck with stunning views of the water.
  • The third floor family room opens to an Ipe wood deck with stunning views of the water. The third level includes a family room, a guest bedroom and bathroom.
  • Architectural Elevation Drawings - Home features the latest innovations in home technology allow the homeowners to control every function in their house with their mobile devices.
  • Control of temperature, music, television, lighting and security systems can be accessed from anywhere, including the ability to view their home remotely from the home's cameras when a storm threatens.
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To see more: http://titusbuilt.com/blog/2012/10/23/titus-built-llc-wins-2012-home-building-industry-%E2%80%9Chobi%E2%80%9D-award-from-the-hbra-of-connecticut/

Sharon Bothwell

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