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The Lake House at Lake Carolina Wins Bala Award
Feb 13, 2012

The Community Facility is a showcase of architectural and design excellence.

Columbia, SC (Feb 13, 2012) – Lake Carolina’s The Lake House was awarded a Best in American Living Silver Award, which was announced at the 2012 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, FL. The Best in American Living Awards, BALA, spotlight the most creative and innovative builders, remodelers, designers, developers, land planners and interior designers in the nation. The facility was honored in the “Community Facility” category for design and architectural excellence.

The Lake House was built in 2011 on the shores of Lake Carolina, a 200-­‐acre lake surrounded by a residential masterplan containing 36 distinctive residential neighborhoods. Designed by Tunnell-­‐Spangler-­‐Walsh and Associates, of Atlanta, and built by Boyer Construction of Columbia, SC, The Lake House may be rented for parties, weddings, corporate events or meetings.

“We are honored to receive a BALA for The Lake House at Lake Carolina,” says David Tuttle, President of Lake Carolina Development. “Its location on the shores of Lake Carolina, the open floor plan which is accommodating for large groups and the architectural details come together to provide a perfect backdrop to events and gatherings. It is a wonderful amenity for our community.”

The building is over 3,200 square feet. The facility and its surrounding area contain a catering kitchen, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, dock, beach, patio and lawn. The space can accommodate up to 300 guests but is flexible for small gatherings as well. Contact Julia Burley, Events Director, for additional information and facility specifics. (803) 461-­‐0915 [email protected]

About Lake Carolina

Lake Carolina, situated on 1850 acres in Columbia, SC, has been named Community of the Year* for ten years. The community contains over six miles of shoreline along a 200-­‐acre freshwater lake perfect for swimming, fishing, sailing, boating and waterskiing; 30+ miles of walking trails; a Town Center with shopping, dining and professional services; Columbia's newest YMCA; Richland 2 schools; and 20+ community events each year. Lake Carolina offers homes for sale from the low $100s to over $600,000 and homesites from the $40s to $275,000+.

Media Contact: Annie Kilby, Director of Marketing [email protected] / (561) 379-­‐5576 www.lakecarolina.com

*The Community of the Year award, which distinguishes communities for their special features, layout and location, is one of the highest honors given by the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia. Other judging criteria for this award include concept and theme, curb appeal and signage.

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