(TAMPA, FL) — Asturia, a new Hines mixed-use community, is proud to announce that homebuilder David Weekley Homes has received the 2016 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes Grand Diamond Award, two best home grand prize awards and a merit award, bringing the builder’s award count to more than 680 product design awards alone.
Chosen by the Tampa Bay Builders Association, the area’s best homes are showcased at the annual Parade of Homes event. This year’s entries included 139 submissions from 37 builders. Weekley’s Norchester model home in Asturia Manor Series received a merit award for price range $701,000 – $800,000.
Situated on a 65-foot homesite and available from the Manor Series, The Norchester is a two-story home with four bedrooms, three full baths, one half bath, study, retreat and a three-car front-load garage. This 3,100 square foot home is one of seven floor plans available from the Manor Series, priced from the $350k’s and ranging in size from 2,500 to 3,600 square feet. Weekley is also building its Garden Series homes on 36-foot homesites and Lake and Park Series homes on 55-foot homesites all within Asturia.
Centrally located on State Road 54, in close proximity to the Suncoast Parkway, U.S. 41, U.S. 19 and Interstate 75, Asturia is a Hines signature, mixed use master-planned community that includes a variety of single-family and multi-family offerings, as well as retail, commercial and office parcels. Asturia has an unmatched amenity package that includes a KOMPAN playground featuring the latest advancements in child-focused play equipment, neighborhood parks and open spaces, picnic areas, multi-use paths, a pedestrian bridge over the central community lake, and the newly built Asturia Amenity Center. With over 5,800 square feet of space, the new facility features a fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center, covered outdoor living rooms, a luxurious resort-style swimming pool and expansive lawn areas for recreation. With its modern and unique architectural design, and central location within Asturia, the new amenity center is at the heart of the new community, setting it apart from other residential developments in Tampa.
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