McCaffrey Homes Wins Four Gold Nugget Merit Awards


McCaffrey Homes has won four Merit Awards for architectural excellence as part of the annual Gold Nugget awards competition sponsored by the Pacific Coast Builders Conference. Nominated for its home collections at The Heights at Loma Vista and The Gallery, both located in the master-planned urban village of Loma Vista in Clovis, Calif., McCaffrey Homes is now a finalist for the prestigious Gold Nugget Grand Awards competition. The Grand Awards will be presented at the Gold Nugget Awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 5, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The local homebuilder has now been honored with 10 Gold Nugget awards since 2007.

According to Lauren McCaffrey Knowlton, vice president of marketing for McCaffrey Homes, the homebuilder received Merit Awards for The Gallery Carnelian Plan 2, in the category of Single Family Detached Home under 2,000 square feet. The Heights at Loma Vista received three Merit Awards. Honors were given in the category of Single Family Detached Home under 2,000 square feet for Chelsea Plan 1, Greenwich Plan 2, and for Tribeca Plan 4.

"We are thrilled to receive these four Merit Awards and to advance as finalists for the Gold Nugget awards," Knowlton said. "The Gold Nuggets are one of the most prestigious residential design competitions in the country, and we are honored to be selected as one of the best of the best."

The Gold Nugget Awards competition is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and is the oldest design awards program in the nation. The competition is open to builders, developers, architects and land planners with projects in the United States and around the world.

The Heights at Loma Vista, with prices starting at $201,990, features French Country, Rancho Adobe and Tuscan architecture in four plans ranging up to approximately 1,750 square feet. The homes offer a complete solar electric power system, granite countertops in the kitchen and baths, Energy Star® stainless steel appliances, a convenient recycling center in the kitchen, spacious walk-in closets, dual vanities in the Owner's suite, Kohler® polished chrome plumbing fixtures in the bathrooms and interior laundry areas. The community also features front and backyard landscaping along with front yard maintenance, a gated community pool with barbecue and a private neighborhood park with a tot lot.

The Gallery homes are available in four dramatic plans blending the newest concepts in indoor/outdoor living for the ultimate entertaining experience. Featuring stylish French Country, Tuscan and Cottage architectural designs, homes start in the mid $220,000s and range up to four bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths with approximately 2,245 square feet.

The homes also offer spacious great rooms that flow into gourmet kitchens with granite islands and countertops, covered back patios and available front courtyards, private side gardens and oversized balconies. As with The Heights at Loma Vista, all The Gallery homes feature Energy Star® appliances for state-of-the-art energy efficiency as well as backyard landscaping.

The Welcome Centers for The Heights at Loma Vista and The Gallery are open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Heights at Loma Vista Welcome Center is located at Ashlan and Locan Avenues in Clovis and can be reached at (559) 292-7533. The Gallery Welcome Center is at Ashlan and DeWolf Avenues and more details are available by calling (559) 291-7544.

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