HGTV Dream Home 2013 Goes Green on Kiawah Island near Charleston, SC (VIDEO)

The HGTV Dream Home 2013 will be custom-built on Kiawah Island in a sustainable neighborhood just 21 miles from historic Charleston, South Carolina. The 17th annual HGTV Dream Home is part of an impressive grand prize package to be awarded in March, 2013.

As fans still compete to win the HGTV Green Home 2012, the HGTV Dream Home 2013 plans are being made. The HGTV Dream Home 2013 will be custom-built and fully-furnished on Kiawah Island in a sustainable neighborhood only 21 miles from world famous Charleston, South Carolina.

About the HGTV Dream Home 2013

Fans are still clamoring about the winner of the beautiful HGTV Dream Home 2012 in Utah. Now the HGTV Dream Home 2013 plans are unfolding. The new Dream Home will be built near Charleston, SC on Kiawah Island.

The HGTV Dream Home 2013 will be nestled along pristine beaches and tranquil tidal marshland in Indigo Park, Kiawah Island's first sustainable neighborhood. The 2013 HGTV Dream Home will be part of a grand prize package to be awarded in March, 2013. The official HGTV Dream Home 2013 Giveaway will open in December, 2012.

In a press release, HGTV Professional Home Planner Jack Thomasson said, “This year's HGTV Dream Home is the epitome of coastal living at its best. Our partners are meticulous stewards of the environments and recognize that building a spectacular HGTC Dream Home can co-exist with preserving the beauty and unique attributes of Kiawah Island.”

The HGTV Dream Home 2013 is carefully designed to exist in harmony with the environment. It still maintains a contemporary feeling with a “Low Country Zen” architectural style. The beautiful 3,000 square-foot home has three bedrooms.

Beyond the bedrooms, the home has a large gourmet kitchen with an adjacent pantry and laundry room for outstanding convenience. There is also a double-height great room with a multi-purpose loft space overlooking it. The central dining area is an ideal place to entertain.

The HGTV Dream Home 2013 has two stories. It is built on pilings to elevate the main level 12 feet above the ground. The unique architectural elements include heavy timber supports with custom steel connections and solid beam trusses.

The backyard offers more opportunities for enjoyment and entertaining with a rear deck and a plunge pool. The HGTV Dream Home 2013 has strategically placed windows to get fantastic views of tidal marsh grasses and waterways leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

While Kiawah Island is a peaceful oasis, there are also an array of options for shopping, dining, spas and golfing. It is easy to explore this scenic island by kayak, boat or bike. It is the ideal fusion of nature and luxury living. Additional information about the HGTV Dream Home 2013 and its lush location on Kiawah Island will continue to be available at HGTV.com/dreamhome and FrontDoor.com.

More About Indigo Park, The HGTV Dream Home 2013 Location

Indigo Park is aiming to be the first LEED Certified community within a residential resort. The HGTV Dream Home 2013 is also going green. It includes the ideal combination of earth-friendly with sophisticated design elements.

The HGTV Green Home 2012 features a LEED Certified home in Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia outside Atlanta. The lucky winner of the HGTV Green Home 2012 wins the custom-built house along with $100,000 and a 2012 GMC Terrain.

Fans can enter the HGTV Green Home 2012 Giveaway online twice each day with entries accepted through June 1, 2012 at 5 pm ET. One entry is completed at HGTV.com and the other at HGTVRemodels.com.

Indigo Park consists of a collection of sixteen green-conscious homes. It is located just behond the second gate. Indigo Park is a vision of Dyal Compass, LLC. Dyal developed the community with Christopher Rose Architects and Royal Indigo Construction. The inviting community offers “building with a conscience.” It also offers quality, value and luxury.

Additional information about Dyal Compass, LLC is available at their website, DyalCompass.com. The Island Park website for Kiawah Island states each dwelling will be built with LEED certification as its goal.

Kiawah Island will also host the 94th PGA Golf Championship in 2012. According to PGA, when The Ocean Course opens its doors to the 2012 PGA Golf Championship, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort layout will become the fifth course to play host to the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.

The sixteen homes at Indigo Park will use sustainable materials to minimize greenhouse gas emissions as well as reduce the lasting effects on the environment. The materials also provide low-maintenance, durable homes just a few steps away from an inviting three-acre community park. To find out more, visit kiawahisland.com/indigopark.

Below is a video showing the lovely location of the HGTV Dream Home 2013 on Kiawah Island at Indigo Park and what makes it such as perfect choice with amazing sand, surf and sun:

Image Source: Kiawah Island SC Facebook Page

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