NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV, a member of the Discovery, Inc. family of brands, today unveiled the brand-new HGTV® Urban Oasis 2020 in Portland, ME. The grand prize winner will receive this newly built, fully furnished home along with $50,000 from LendingTree, a prize package valued at over $650,000.
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Portland, ME, is a historic seacoast town, home to beautiful waterfront views, a vibrate art scene, delicious dining and fresh seafood, as well as quaint shopping. The HGTV Urban Oasis is a charming 1900s New England cottage, honoring the cultural nature of the city. The home was designed by local architect Briburn and constructed by local builder Big Country Built, LLC with interior design from Brian Patrick Flynn.
"With HGTV Urban Oasis 2020, we wanted to honor the rich history of Portland with interior design that reflected both the 1900s New England cottage build as well as the exciting modern life of this vibrant city," said Brian Patrick Flynn, Host of HGTV Urban Oasis Special 2020. "The winner will definitely feel that as they enter the home!"
This modern coastal cottage sits at nearly 2,000 square feet hosting three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. Upon approaching the home, visitors are greeted by a bold coral front door that pops against the pewter-toned siding. The formal entry of the home leads into the playful foyer and adjacent stairway. The second entry is intended for everyday use, equipped with a two-story glass encased mudroom, bench seating and a staircase that leads to a large hallway, which opens to the laundry amenities and nautical inspired powder room. Upon either entrance, visitors are led to the heart of the home consisting of an open breakfast nook and cozy living room, creating an excellent layout for entertaining and everyday living. Both the breakfast nook and kitchen take a neutral tone, with pale greens to complement the tree-lined views of the home's backyard, visible through the large sliding glass doors. Through the kitchen, visitors will step out onto a large deck for outdoor dining as well as a hardscape seating area complete with fire pit. Upstairs, visitors will find three unique bedrooms each designed in their own style. The main bedroom has a nautical feel with royal blue walls and ceilings, original artwork mixed with antique nautical flags to pay homage to the coast, and a chic white bathroom en suite. Along the upstairs hallway, a hunter green guest room and colorful studio space flank the rose-colored guest bathroom.
The official entry period for the HGTV Urban Oasis 2020 is 9 a.m. ET on Monday, October 5th through 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 25th. Eligible fans can enter for a chance to win twice per day at HGTV.com, where they will also find full details and the official rules, as well as additional home features.
Viewers can tune-in to the one-hour special HGTV Urban Oasis 2020 Special premiere on HGTV on Wednesday, October 7th at 7 p.m. ET to get an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the home's design. A special pre-premiere will be available on HGTV on Monday, October 5th.
Sponsors of the HGTV Urban Oasis 2020 include LendingTree, Kohler Co., SimpliSafe Home Security, Duluth Trading Company and VELUX® No Leak Skylights.
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