AR Homes® Wins Silver and Gold Best in American Living Awards

AR Homes® is delighted to announce that three of our model homes have won awards in the 2022 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA), presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). We are proud to share that two of these models have won gold awards and one has earned a silver award at the 2023 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

BALA is the nation’s premier awards program for recognizing excellence among builders and design professionals. BALA sets standards of excellence for all residential housing industry sectors including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors.

The three award-winning AR Homes® models and their respective categories are:

Discover the award-winning homes below:


The Marbella model home’s interior offers modern comfort in a luxury lifestyle. From the beautiful bedrooms and versatile living spaces to the gourmet kitchen, this home has it all. The kitchen features contemporary cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and an expansive center island with ample counter space for entertaining. A functional pantry with cabinets and an additional refrigerator provides extra storage for livability. An enviable wine room located off the kitchen perfectly complements the casual dining area. The neutral color palette with strong teal and bronze accents creates a distinctive atmosphere throughout the home, providing a luxurious feel without compromising on style. View the home design here.


The Elliston is a luxurious home that fuses modern materials with classic design elements. Its expansive layout and grand features make it the perfect choice for entertaining. From the 2-story great room to the sliding glass walls, everything about this house is sure to impress.

Multiple amenities make this beautiful estate an ideal destination for all kinds of entertaining. The two dining rooms accommodate a plethora of guests easily, while the chef’s kitchen provides plenty of workspace to craft delicious meals and snacks. Outfitted with a wet bar and walk-in pantry, hosting events is made simple and elegant. Explore this home further here.


The Newport offers an array of luxurious amenities, designed to meet the needs of today’s most discerning homeowners. The unique architectural design of the home is evident in the grand staircase, featuring sleek metal cables with wood stairs and an open-air upper level that allows for a stunning view of the two-story dining room and wine storage from above.

Throughout the home, you will find high ceilings, hardwood floors and ample natural light that blends indoor and outdoor living in seamless harmony. From its stately stone façade to its modern interior design features, this gorgeous home truly reflects luxury living at its finest. View the floorplan here.