A “woodland retreat” appropriately describes the HGTV Smart Home 2018 whose architecture and landscaping offer a perfect blend in the midst of aged pine trees in the low country of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina.
Designed by Tiffany Brooks, the three bedroom, three and a half bathroom newly built home comes complete with state-of-the-art tech upgrades and personalized comfort. Take your cues from the highlighted smart home features below for your next renovation or new home purchase, especially my favorites toward the end of this article.
Velux skylights and windows are energy-efficient and the skylights are solar-powered with built-in rain sensors with remote controls that black-out sunlight.
Discrete panic button next to Master Suite bed connects to HGTV Smart Home SimpliSafe professional grade security system.
Sleep Number i10 Sleep Number 360 Smart beds offer personalized comfort.
High Tech Hideaway virtual reality room includes connected gaming, intelligent personalization and integrated social capabilities.
Nanoleaf Aurora Rhythm lighting allows fully personalized lighting with modular panels and endless color choices.
Remote-controlled Kohler Numi toilet with motion-activated cover and seat allows hands-free opening as well as being equipped with seat and foot warmer.
Smart Tint film in the master bath glass shower transforms from clear to opaque for personalized privacy.
In-home camera network by SimpliSafe connects to the entire system.
Invisible Connection technology eliminates TV cables and displays fine art or photos on your television when not in use.
Smart Design Features (That I Love)
A Murphy Bookshelf Door connects with a hidden flex space that connects to the virtual reality room.
An all-season porch with Retractable Screen and hidden storage disguised in a rustic, herringbone console that houses a Nexus 21 that lifts a flat screen television for outdoor entertainment.
Automated shoe storage solution with motorized show shelves that rotate and maximize storage space.
The Ocea waterproof bathroom television in the master shower with a mirrored glass finish.
SmartTouch Vanity Mirrors in master bedroom.
Smart design stairs off the kitchen with hidden drawers, providing extra storage.
Secret Pocket-Door doggie gate by HIDEAGATE.
Jenn-Air built-in coffee system with a frothing system and integrated milk container for personalized lattes and cappuccinos.
Connected cabinets by CabiTV offers integrated TV cabinet door in a sleek and seamless design.
To find out more about what’s Smart about this home and view the entire gallery, please visit HGTV.