Can I tell you about my dream home? Well, it would be in a gorgeous natural location with an amazing view out the back door:

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And maybe a beautiful body of water nearby to witness jaw dropping sunsets.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And the house would be wrapped in windows…

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…so that every room brought the outside in.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And there would be a long granite covered island that could seat the entire US ski and snowboard team!

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And the attention to detail would be unsurpassed. (Love those exposed beams and patterned carriage bolts.)

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I definitely found my dream home and it is located near Lake Tahoe.

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However, in order to get to this dream home 365 days of the year, you need a good vehicle. One with four wheel drive and enough horsepower to climb the snowy mountainous terrain.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And maybe some power seats that folded and lifted back up with the push of a button.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And just like the dream home, this SUV has attention to detail with stitched leather and beautiful wood accents:

2015 Yukon Denali GMC

Well how about if I take you inside for a special tour? Just you and me, okay. Try not to drool on the floors when your jaw drops.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Step inside the foyer.

Foyer HGTV Dream Home

 GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

From the foyer, you turn right to enter the kitchen/dining room.

Kitchen and Dining Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

I was fascinated by the eclectic mix of pendant lights over the dining room table.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

The other end of the kitchen is open to the living room.

Living Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Back through the foyer, stop to glance out the window at the outdoor fireplace by the outside patio.

Outside Patio HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

At the back of the house is the master suite with a modest-sized bedroom and bathroom.

Master Suite HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

With a sitting area and fireplace.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

The master bathroom has two separate vanities. Check out those oversized lights.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

An open glass enclosed shower is situated behind the tub.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Take your shoes off and feel the river rock floor. Ooooo, ahhhhh.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Back into the main hallway is a small powder room.

Powder Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And a laundry room with a gorgeous under-mounted stainless steel sink in a granite countertop.

Laundry Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Let’s head upstairs! The open chunky wood steps fit right in with the rest of the home’s architecture.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Get an eyeful of these wire mesh railings.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

To the right is the bunk bed room.

Bunkbed Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

On the other end of the second floor is the family room.

Family Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

I saved the best room for last. This is the guest bedroom. The guest bedroom truly charmed me the moment I walked in. It’s fairly small and cozy, but I don’t mind.

Guest Room HGTV Dream Home

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

What it lacks in size, it more than makes up for with charm.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

The attached bathroom is loaded with glam.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Again, that attention to details! Love the star accents set in the mirror.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

If you saw anything you want to add to your home, this is the fact sheet for the 2014 HGTV Dream Home.

By the way, I’m totally scheming a way to DIY these fabulous candle holders:

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

Once you are moved into your new Dream Home, be sure to head over to Lake Tahoe for a picnic.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And stay for the sunset.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

You won’t be disappointed!

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

A big thank you to GMC for providing travel, hotel accommodations, dining and the opportunity to tour the HGTV Dream Home 2014.

GMC Denali Dream Drive - HGTV Home Tour 2014 | Pretty Handy Girl

And a special thanks to HGTV and Scripps Network for letting me photograph the Dream Home to show my readers.

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Disclosure: My travel, hotel accommodations and meals were provided by GMC. I was not told what to write  or say about GMC or the HGTV Dream  Home.

 

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