HGTV's 2020 Smart Home Has an Arcade-Style Game Room, a Two-Story Patio, a Breakfast Nook, and More

Kelly Corbett
Photo credit: HGTV
Photo credit: HGTV

From House Beautiful

Looking to move? You could win a new, fully-furnished home. Yes, seriously! As you may or may not know, each year HGTV hosts three sweepstakes: the Dream Home, the Urban Oasis, and the Smart Home. Currently, the HGTV Smart Home 2020 sweepstakes is open (until June 12th, 2020). Those interested can head here⁠ to enter (up to two times daily) for a chance to win this stylish, forward-thinking home, along with $100,000 from LendingTree, and the first-ever Mercedes-Benz GLB car.

This 4,500-square-foot home, valued at $1.5 million, is located in the Wexford area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was constructed by local builder Infinity Custom Homes and designed by Chicago-based designer Tiffany Brooks. Numerous sponsors including SimpliSafe Home Security, Keurig, Sleep Number, and Sherwin-Williams pitched in to make this home come to life.

The home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and pays homage to the city with its sleek industrial craftsman style, but with a contemporary twist. Throughout the space, you'll spot lots of bold colors, iron and metal fixtures, neutral-colored furnishings, and an array of geometric patterns. It's a house perfect for entertaining with its massive outdoor space, which includes a back patio that spans the length of the home. and an additional patio off the basement. Not to mention that the basement includes a game room equipped with arcade-style video games.

But let's talk about what makes this a "smart" home. The HGTV Smart Home 2020 includes smart solutions designed to enhance everyday life throughout the home. Some notable features of the home include:

Shall we look around the home?

Welcome to the 2020 Smart Home!

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Please, come in! Peep the eccentric light fixture hanging in the foyer. It's made from old gears and bicycle wheels.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Below, we have the study. The industrial-styled steel chandelier, eggplant-colored walls, and geometric carpet pattern darken the room. Yet the blush pink chaise lounge chairs and large window soften the space up. It's both serious, yet fun!

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Make your way to the living room and take a seat. That portrait of a pug wearing bling might be the greatest art I've ever seen.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Hungry? To the kitchen! On the left you'll notice a cozy breakfast nook which even features a beverage station.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Just to help you put this layout in perspective, here's another shot. Open floor plans for the win!

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

For more formal occasions, the dining room will make house guests feel like royalty. Just look at those lush velvet chairs and the artichoke-colored ceiling.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Before we venture upstairs, let's checkout the downstairs patio!

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Here's what the backyard looks like from afar. Pretty nice, right?

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Photo credit: HGTV

Oh, and here's where laundry will be done.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Bedroom #1! This room was designed for a toddler or young child.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Bedroom #2! This room was designed for a teenager.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Bedroom #3! This room was designed for guests to stay in. It even has its own bathroom.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Drumroll, please! This is the master bedroom, which features an upholstered Sleep Number platform bed.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

The 200 square-foot master bedroom walk-in closet isn't too shabby either. It has a built-in ironing board and specialized storage units.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Peep the master bathroom! It has a fully-programmable shower and smart mirrors.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Just a reminder that there's also an upstairs patio—perfect for hosting large gatherings.

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Oh and if you've always wanted a home gym, you can find one located on the garage!

Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza
Photo credit: Tomas Espinoza

Alas, the basement includes a super neat game room equipped with retro video game machines, skee-ball, a giant Connect Four-styled game and a lounge area to enjoy some adult beverages in.

Photo credit: Robert Peterson
Photo credit: Robert Peterson

Wanna live here? We sure do! You can enter here.

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