2010 'Ideal Living Home' Coming to Achasta Georgia

2010 'Ideal Living Home' Coming to Achasta Georgia

Residential News » Residential Real Estate Edition | By Scott Kauffman | August 26, 2010 8:00 AM ET

(ATLANTA, GA) -- Achasta By Reynolds, a master-planned lifestyle community in the North Georgia Mountains, will be the site of the 2010 Ideal Living Home. The house will feature the latest in sustainable and energy-efficient home building technologies.

The showcase home is being constructed by Linger Longer Homes, a builder focused on sustainable, residential homes. Johnna Barrett of SUSTAINhouse has designed the healthy and eco-friendly interior of the home and has hand selected each product being showcased. Project management for the home is led by SUSTAINhouse, a company with a strong emphasis on sustainable home creation.

The products and their brands used in the home's design were chosen based on their strict adherence to environmental preservation and their dedication to energy savings. The Ideal Living Home at Achasta represents the future of responsible construction and design.

Some of the products used in the home's construction include trusses from UFP Mid Atlanta, LLC, insulation from Icynene, and a radiant barrier from LP Building Products. The HVAC system for the home comes from Lennox and all decking materials come from Trex Decking. These products are designed with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind.

The interior design will include door hardware from Kwikset, bath and kitchen fixtures from Kohler, tile from Orchid Ceramics, and cabinetry from Schrock Cabinetry. All kitchen appliances are KitchenAid products and kitchen countertops come from eco by COSENTINO. The master bedroom of the home will feature organic bedding from ecoEMPORIUM. Mythic Paint, a totally non-toxic product, will be used in the home. Furniture and hardwood flooring comes from Southern Heritage Woodworks.

Financing for the 2010 Ideal Living Home at Achasta is provided by UCB Gainesville and all website and marketing materials are designed by Idea Associates, Inc.

Achasta By Reynolds is a master-planned community located in Dahlonega, Ga. serving its residents and guests with the highest of standards. The community features a championship style golf course, walking trails, and other outdoor activities. Achasta's strong emphasis on natural amenities and environmental preservation has earned it an Audubon Certification for its Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Extensive walking trails run along the Chestatee River which meanders throughout the community. Achasta is managed by the Reynolds Development & Management Group, an entity affiliated with the renowned Reynolds Plantation private golf course resort community.


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