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Newcomers/Longtimers Annual Home Tour

May 19, 2018
Porto Cima & The Villages
Porto Cima & The Villages
Porto Cima & The Villages
Sunrise Beach Missouri 65079
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Newcomers/Longtimers are gearing up for their 24th annual Home Tour to be held on Saturday, May 19 featuring homes in both Porto Cima and The Villages.

If you have never been on the Newcomers/Longtimers home tour, if you have not attended in several years or if you attend every year... you will definitely not want to miss this year's home tour. This year’s tour is slightly larger than in recent years with six ofThe Lake's most premier homes to be included in the tour. The tour begins at the Porto Cima Yacht Club which serves as the home tour headquarters.

The home tour is a benefit tour of premier homes in the Lake area that are not only beautiful, but also offer a variety of unique qualities and décor. Both full and part-time residents generously entrust their homes to us for one day so that the general public can tour them.

This year’s home tour will be held on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00am to 4:00pm to fall between Mother’s Day and Memorial Day weekend. The proceeds from the tour will benefit Kids Harbor and S.A.R.T. out of Lake Regional as the two organizations work cooperatively. In addition, scholarships will be awarded to adult students at the Lake Career and Technical Center in Camdenton looking to return to the work force. To date the home tour has raised more than $275,000 for local charities and scholarships.

A featured home this year begs the question can rustic and contemporary live in harmony. Patti, an Interior Designer, and her husband imagined and succeeded in designing a contemporary rustic style home evident from “the natural fire pit as the focal point in the backyard counter-balanced with a dry flagstone creek and red bridge” and the contemporary design of arches visible from the front door to the full decks on the back of the house. Their number one goal for the exterior was to have fun on the water and not to have a single blade of lawn turf which would require mowing. Rocks, stones, ledges of all shapes and sizes, designed by DNA, Deb & Nancy Gardening Coaches, surround small areas of astro turf invented for dogs, which contain a charcoal filter base and a sprinkler system to keep it clean.

Home Tour tickets can be purchased for $20 in advance or $25 the day of the tour. You may purchase tickets in advance at the following locations:

Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks – All Lake Locations (8)
First National Bank – All Lake Locations (5)
Woods Supermarket – All Three Lake Locations and Eldon (4)
Woodrow’s Convenience Store
Bella Donna Salon
Lake Regional Heath System (Fund Development/Auxiliary Office)
Stonecrest Book and Toy
Saffees Osage Beach & Jefferson City (2)