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

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 wedding and a remodel at the same time, it was critical that the project run smoothly. The deadline for the home to be finished and livable was set for one day before their wedding. After their upcoming wedding, the homeowners planned to live in the home with their four children and large groups of visiting friends and family during the summer and other vacation times. They wanted their new environment to be a comfortable and luxurious retreat for themselves and their children, with surroundings conducive to frequent entertaining and overnight guests. As frequent travelers and connoisseurs of art, the couple wanted to express their eclectic tastes and interests throughout the home, with a focus on compelling architectural elements, unusual materials and interesting found objects. They wanted their home to evoke a classic Nantucket style suitable to its environment, with its own memorable character and detail. The couple hired Titus Built of Redding, CT, to create a design and establish goals, budget and deadlines. They were thrilled to move into their new environment, as planned, right after tying the knot! Upon opening the front door, one is immediately engaged by the stunning view in a design that captures the essence of relaxed and luxurious waterfront living. At the top of the stairs on the third level, a remarkable pair of antique doors graces the entry to the large family room. Imported from a church in France for the project, the nine foot tall doors feature distressed oak on one side and antique mirrors on the other. The home abounds with refined design details. Every piece of cabinetry and wainscoting was custom built, lending the home a solid essence of enduring beauty.

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/

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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Oct 15, 2012

    Sharon, congratulation on this tremendous achievement! The home is so special. Thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Lisa I
    Lisa I Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    on Oct 16, 2012

    This is phenomenal!!! Congratulations on your well deserved award!

  • Sharon Bothwell
    Sharon Bothwell Ridgefield, CT
    on Oct 16, 2012

    Thank you Miriam and Lisa for your kind words... much appreciated!

  • Katrina
    Katrina Killeen, TX
    on Oct 16, 2012

    love love love it awesome job !!!!!!!!

  • Sharon Bothwell
    Sharon Bothwell Ridgefield, CT
    on Oct 16, 2012

    Thank you, Katrina!

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