Three Drees Floor Plans Win Awards in 2020 Parade of Homes

Labeled the largest open house on the First Coast, the recent conclusion of the 2020 Jacksonville Parade of Homes saw three Drees floor plans take home awards in the Best by Price category. This year’s home tour, which took place from August 29 to September 13, featured 76 total homes in 65 neighborhoods, showcasing product from a wide variety of builders in North Florida.

Drees is proud to earn two silver awards and one gold award on our most popular floor plans found in some of our most exciting neighborhoods. In the video below, learn which plans took home the hardware and hear from division President Mark Paulsen on the importance of our relationship between Drees and the Jacksonville Parade of Homes.

Organized by the Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA), the Parade of Homes spans three Northeast Florida counties and provides a carefree way for prospective homeowners and Realtors to check out many different model homes in a two-week span. The Best by Price awards, organized by price range, brought victories to all three of Drees’ participating floor plans in varying price ranges.


The Durbin II at Oxford Estates
Gold Award Winner: $500k – $525k range

Oxford Estate’s Durbin II brings the gold back to St. Johns for its sprawling one-story design. With plenty of space to entertain and over 2,900 square feet, the Durbin II features a gourmet kitchen with ample counter and cabinet space, inviting navy accent colors, and coastal furniture that provides a welcoming sight for guests and residents alike. An outdoor living area with a firepit is the ideal setting for evening conversations with family and friends.

The Archer at Eagle Landing
Silver Award Winner: $435k – $465k range

The impressive white façade, convenient three-car garage, and luxurious interior features of the Archer at Eagle Landing proudly won the silver award this year. Located within the sought-after community of Eagle Landing’s Oakland Hills, residents come home to a well-designed home they love, surrounded by resort-style amenities. The Archer model includes the balance of convenience and functionality of a one-level ranch, boasting an open living area, private owner’s suite and bath, and a relaxing covered rear porch.

The Rowland at Wards Creek
Silver Award Winner: $550k – $575k range

A versatile gameroom, two relaxing outdoor living spaces, and an inviting foyer and study are what visitors have to look forward to at the Rowland in Wards Creek. This two-level gem brings a clean design and eye-catching curb appeal to St. Augustine. Visitors love the open family room with a fireplace, as well as the private owner’s suite with large shower and spa-like bath.


Did you miss out on the Parade of Homes, but still want to take a closer look at these award-winning plans? Turn your dream home into a reality by contacting Jacksonville’s New Home Specialist, Amy Wood at (904) 441-5059.

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