Blu® Homes Breezehouse: Awarded First-Ever “2014 Dream Home of the Year, by Real Simple and This Old House”

September 8, 2014

Real Simple, This Old House and Blu Homes invite the public to tour the stunning Breezehouse in the Agoura Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

VALLEJO, CA and LOS ANGELES—September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/— Design and architecture fans now have the opportunity to tour the first-ever Real Simple and This Old House “2014 Dream Home of the Year”.

The luxury-quality, award-winning Breezehouse built by Blu® Homes, Inc. (“Blu”), America’s leading provider of premium prefab homes, is the epitome of a Southern California “Dream Home” and is packed with inspiration, resources and ideas to help visitors bring their own “dream home” to life. The L.A. Dream Home, which will be featured in the September issue of both Real Simple and This Old House magazines, is open to the public to tour the weekends of September 13-14; September 20-21; and September 27-28. Admission is free.  More information, including how to use convenient shuttles to visit the house, can be found at

The 2300-square-foot, four-bedroom, four-bath Breezehouse is packed with luxurious features, including Blu homes’ stunning signature ‘Breezespace,’ which spans the living area and offers true indoor-outdoor living, as well as a spacious and open floor plan, soaring ceilings, an elegant bathroom and chef’s kitchen, and a 460 square foot “Origin” casita, perfect for use as a guest house, office, art studio, or media room. In this multipurpose pod, Blu is hosting its “Design Center” concept space – offering clients the chance to design their own Blu homes in 3-D, build a budget, choose specifications, and receive assistance from Blu professionals on land research and financing.

The Real Simple and This Old House “2014 Dream Home of the Year” also features stylish interior design by San Francisco’s Monogram Decor with local design assistance provided by Homepolish, as well as eco-friendly and drought-tolerant landscaping. Interior design details for the home include art by Pure Photo and handpicked furniture and decor from local vendors including Agoura Antique Mart, HD Buttercup, West Coast Modern, and Mart Collective. The Breezehouse’s integrated “smart” features include home automation, iPhone-controlled lighting, a Sonos® sound system, and an electric car charger in the garage.

“We were excited to partner with Blu Homes on this first-ever Dream Home,” said Charlie Kammerer, Group Publisher of Real Simple and This Old House. “The house, with its modern design and smart home features, will offer endless inspiration for our readers and visitors.”

The “2014 Dream Home of the Year” is the final stop on the Real Simple and This Old House “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour, which featured Blu homes across the United States. The tour culminates this September with the Real Simple/This Old House “2014 Dream Home of the Year” in Agoura Hills. Details about how to tour the home can be found on the Blu Homes Real Simple / This Old House Announcement page.

“It’s an honor to have Blu’s Los Angeles Breezehouse selected by Real Simple and This Old House as their first-ever ‘Dream Home of the Year,’” noted Maura McCarthy, Blu Homes Co-founder and Vice President of Market Development. “This gorgeous Breezehouse is our first display home in the Los Angeles market, offering Southern California customers a unique opportunity to see one of our most popular home designs in person.

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About Blu Homes

Blu Homes ( is the leading provider of premium prefab homes in North America. Designed in California and built in half the time of conventional custom homes, Blu homes feature soaring ceilings, walls of glass ‘letting the outdoors in’, luxury quality finishes, and integrated high performance technologies for convenient and comfortable living. Blu’s proprietary information technology enables customers to create their unique home design online in 3-D, and receive a clear, full project price. Skilled craftsmanship and unique steel-reinforced building technology allow Blu to build beautiful, open-plan designs, ship them efficiently and complete them quickly for a simple one-stop process for its customers.

Built in its 250,000-square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northern California, Blu’s inspired and nationally recognized products can be found from New York to the Colorado Mountains and the Pacific Coast. Visit