Meet Some of the Winners of the 2017 HOBI Awards
The Home Builders & Remodelers Association OF Connecticut’s Home Building Industry Awards (known as the HOBIs) honor talented builders and remodelers—those mostly behind-the-scenes folks who are essential to bringing a vision to fruition.
Best Custom Home 12,000–16,000 Square Feet, Best Pool House | Built by SBP HOMES
This grand shingle-style home designed by Shope Reno Wharton is built on three acres overlooking Long Island Sound. The great room boasts a two-story fieldstone fireplace and vaulted ceilings with shiplap wainscoting. The more than 13,000 square feet features seven ensuite bedrooms and doesn’t include the lower level billiards room, home gym, home theater and game room. A perfectly sited infinity pool and pool house tops off this estate.
Best Custom Home 8,000-9,000 Square Feet | designed and built by SBP HOMES
This 8,400 square-foot home, designed and built by SBP HOMES, is a blend of traditional shapes, roof lines and cedar shingle siding with large modern windows and wide open spaces. Architectural elements include a turret that anchors the back of the house.Metal-framed glass entry doors provide a glimpse of a floating stair and open dining and living room. The living room fireplace is lined with marble, while black powder coated windows add visual interest to white walls.