13 Asheville Custom Home Builders to Consider for Your Next Build

Preferred Builders: Asheville Custom Home Builders at The Cliffs

Asheville may very well be the crown jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Widely recognized as a top place to live in the United States, this city has become a popular home for those seeking an outdoor escape in the heart of the Carolina mountains. 

Here at The Cliffs private community, we offer the exclusive opportunity to build the luxury mountain home of your dreams from the ground up. With a wide range of homesites available in The Asheville region, you get to choose every detail of the living experience you want to create. 

To make the process as simple and straightforward as possible, we have created the Preferred Builders Program. This program highlights the most trustworthy and experienced custom home builders in the area. And because we’ve vetted them ourselves, you can rest assured that the quality of your home will be up to your standards and expectations. 

So, if you are considering building your dream home, take a look at these top Asheville custom home builders to evaluate when choosing what homebuilding company to partner with when building your home at The Cliffs. 

1. AR Homes

Rooted in honesty, communication, and loyalty, AR Homes is first on the list. Their mission to “bring our clients home through an exceptional experience built upon integrity, craftsmanship, and partnership” is carried out on every project they are a part of. Over the years, they have proven to accomplish just that. With many award-winning homes under their belt, this homebuilder offers innovative and functional designs executed with the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. 

At The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, they offer an exclusive floor plan called Altamont, that accentuates the beauty of the mountains. From its visually appealing angled garage and high-pitched roof to the lower-level walkout porch and abundant use of windows, this home is a must-see! To discover this home for yourself, check out their virtual tour and take a look inside!

2. Dillard-Jones

Founded in 2003 with the intent to “make homebuilding better” Dillard-Jones home builders is a team of exceptional architects, designers, interior designers, and experienced construction professionals who create one-of-a-kind homes that meet their client’s every need. With 350 years of collective residential building experience, this team works together under one roof allowing them to build strong relationships with their clients and ensure everyone is on the same page every step of the way. Dillard-Jones is not only available to build in the Asheville region at The Cliffs but across all seven of our luxury mountain and lake communities

3. Evergreen Construct Inc.

A Design+Build firm located in Greenville, SC, Evergreen is another member of our Preferred Builders Program at The Cliffs –– and for good reason. Their collaborative process helps establish a working relationship built on understanding, trust, and transparency. From crafting the design to breaking ground and executing the build, this homebuilder delivers quality that is simply unparalleled. And, they also offer renovations, so if you are looking to give your home a fresh new look, you may want to consider them to execute your next project.

4. Fairview Custom Homes

With more than 100 years of construction and management experience, Fairview Custom Homes offers top-quality homes in the Southeast. By allotting time to get to know you and your goals, they can help you understand what is possible, what is not, and ideas you may not have even considered. Their ability to simplify and take the stress out of the process makes them a pleasure to work with. 

5. Gabriel Builders

Founded in 1984 by Gus and Belinda Rubio, Gabriel Builders specializes in building handcrafted homes and developing lifelong relationships with their clients. As a full-service home builder, they offer a number of service options for their clients, including custom build, renovations, and interior design services. With their extensive resources and years of experience, they can manage and construct your custom residential property efficiently. While based in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, their contractors are licensed to build in both North and South Carolina. 

6. Glennwood Custom Builders

Providing full-service residential design and construction to Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina, Glennwood Custom Builders is committed to delivering a truly custom home to each and every client they work with. From innovative design and superior craftsmanship to on-time delivery and budget management, their team works hard to deliver a customer experience that excels in all aspects of a custom build project. 

7. Heatherly Construction 

For more than 30 years, Heatherly Construction has been building fine homes in Western North Carolina. This experience gives them a unique perspective and skill set that enables them to bring the beauty of the Carolina mountains into each design they work on. The process begins with a consultation with principal and founder, Butch Heatherly. Such attention to detail from the beginning helps set them apart. 

8. Palladium Builders

From general contracting to design/build services, and even site selection assistance, Palladium Builders is qualified to carry out a number of services –– no matter what project size you have in mind. Personally involved from start to finish, these builders only work with the finest craftsmen and materials, creating a building experience that is centered around delivering excellence for their clients.

9. Jade Mountain Builders

Looking for a home builder that will deliver a sustainable home build? Described as “ecologically sensitive works of art”, Jade Mountain Builders’ designs adhere to a strong environmental ethic, making them one of the most reputable green building companies in Asheville. With an in-house team of rigorously vetted crafts workers that share their same level of dedication to sustainable building, they are a partner you can count on.

10. Morgan-Keefe Builders

With their custom mountain and lakefront homes in high demand, Morgan-Keefe Builders is another Asheville custom home builder you will want to consider. Established in 1980, they have years of experience working in the Blue Ridge Mountain region, making them an ideal partner through the process. As builders, they appreciate green construction initiatives and encourage clients to consider a variety of energy-efficient and environmentally sensitive construction options in their home designs. 

11. Resort Custom Homes

Resort Custom Homes, located in Greenville, SC, have more than 20 years of experience in the custom construction industry. Their style respects the integrity of traditional architecture, while adding fresh, modern features that work together seamlessly. As builders, they are committed to taking your particular lifestyle and incorporating it in the home of your dreams. This attention to detail makes the final property not only functional but stylish and comfortable too. By placing your goals at the center of the process, they deliver both quality and customer service –– ensuring that your new home will exceed your expectations. 

12. Thompson & Brown Custom Builders

With creativity and craftsmanship incorporated into every design, Thompson & Brown Custom Builders are committed to offering each client they work with a personalized service. Throughout the building process, their experienced project managers serve as guides to help you navigate this completely new experience. Through clear and constant communication, clients are always up-to-date with their project. Over the years, they have become members of the Asheville Home Builders Association and are recognized as an Energy Star Builder, building homes that are an average of 20% more energy-efficient.

13. Tyner Construction

Founded by brothers Benson and Harrison Tyner in 1979, Tyner Construction is known for their work ethic, detail-oriented nature, and uncompromising honesty. Over the years, these values have played an important role in the success of the company. Their experience and passion gives them the ability to incorporate every desire on your wishlist –– all while making the process enjoyable and memorable.

Build Your Dream Home in Asheville at The Cliffs 

From secluded cottages with sweeping views of the mountain tops to grand estates that border the community golf course, whatever you’re looking to build, you’ll be able to find the perfect homesite to bring your dream to reality at The Cliffs. 

We invite you to discover our generous homesites located in our Asheville region to start the process. And, if you have any questions about the Asheville custom home builders or process itself, do not hesitate to reach out to our team. We look forward to assisting you every step of the way and welcoming you to our community. 


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