NEW YORK, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV, a member of the Discovery, Inc. family of brands, today unveiled the newly built, fully furnished HGTV® Smart Home 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA. The winner of the home will receive this brand new, fully furnished and technologically advanced home, the first-ever 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB and $100,000 from LendingTree, a prize package valued at over $1.5 million.
Pittsburgh, PA, voted one of America's most livable cities, is home to great restaurants, outdoor adventures and a diverse art scene, in addition to being a hub for medical and technical innovation. The home is located in a family friendly tree-lined neighborhood minutes from downtown located near various walking trails and parks. The home was constructed by local builder Infinity Custom Homes and designed by interior designer Tiffany Brooks.
"We wanted to pay homage to Pittsburgh with the design of this home with industrial craftsman style throughout as well as bold color choices, neutral furnishings and geometric patterns," said Brooks, Host of the HGTV Smart Home Special 2020. "This home will offer the winner a beautiful high-tech haven with advanced technology, gadgets and smart solutions designed to enhance everyday life."
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home sits at over 4,500 square feet. Stepping up to the home, visitors are greeted by a two-story foyer, which leads into the home's dining room located off of the eat-in smart kitchen. Across from the dining room sits the study and off the kitchen is the home's great room, a layout that makes for easy entertaining. Upstairs, visitors will find the master bedroom along with three additional bedrooms, each with their own unique style. The home's exquisite outdoor space includes a back patio that spans the length of the home and an additional patio off the basement. The fully finished basement is another great entertaining space with a game room and seating area. With state-of-the-art smart features throughout every room, the home includes smart solutions such as high-tech digital fitness equipment, app-controlled features such as skylights, mattresses that adjust to ideal firmness, and customizable security system, smart kitchen appliances and bathroom features.
The official entry period for the HGTV Smart Home 2020 is 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 22nd through 5 p.m. ET on Friday, June 12th. Eligible fans can enter for a chance to win twice per day at HGTV.com/SmartHome, 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 DIY Behind the Build: HGTV Smart Home 2020 premiering on DIY Network on Wednesday, April 22nd at 7 p.m. and on HGTV GO to get an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the home and its smart solutions. The home's design will also be featured on the HGTV Smart Home Special 2020, airing on HGTV on Friday, April 24th at 7 p.m. ET. A pre-premiere of the special will be available on Wednesday, April 22nd on HGTV GO.
Sponsors of the HGTV Smart Home 2020 include Mercedes-Benz, USA, Keurig®, LendingTree, Cabinets To Go, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SimpliSafe Home Security, Sleep Number®, VELUX® No Leak Skylights, OxiClean®, Trex® and Bassett Home Furnishings.
About HGTV: HGTV delivers families with relatable stories, superstar real estate and renovation experts and amazing home transformations that inspire a passionate audience. For anyone seeking entertaining and aspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV is the place to be. HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 88 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of 9.7 million people each month; a social footprint of 16.8 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
About Discovery: Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.