The Best-Kept Secret to Bringing Your Dream Home to Life

The Best-Kept Secret to Bringing Your Dream Home to Life:

Meet the Preferred Builders of Bright’s Creek

Planning, budgeting, timing, oh my! Without the right resources in place, building a custom mountain home in North Carolina can be daunting. But at Bright’s Creek, our preferred home builders have tried-and-true processes in place that set you up for success. They bring a wealth of experience to anyone in our special community who wants to build the custom home of their dreams. With deep roots designing homes in the mountains of Western North Carolina, our trusted team knows the lay of the land like no one else. With their expert guidance you’ll maximize your views, understand your lot’s layout and how to smartly utilize the space, get the luxe finishes and artisan materials you deserve, and discover the unique opportunities that await — all with the region’s top builders leading the way.

Whether you’re ready to be hands-on in your custom built home process, or want to see your mountain oasis come to fruition from the sidelines, you’ll be well taken care of thanks to our highly communicative network of experts by your side.

This month, we’re bringing you exclusive interviews with our preferred custom home builders and actual homeowners who have built at Bright’s Creek. Hear from them below and learn how their unique specialties can make your mountain retreat a reality, effortlessly.

Highland Design & Construction

A family-owned company spanning three generations of builders, carpenters, and craftsmen.

Q: What are the unique opportunities of building in WNC?

A: WNC offers many unique opportunities for a builder, especially in Bright’s Creek.  This development draws the interest of some very special people. I find a unique opportunity in every person I encounter here, to get to know them and understand how I can better serve them as a builder.

Q: How do you keep clients who live out of state informed?

A: We have a wonderful CSM tool called BuilderTrend, which allows our clients a real-time view of their project. This includes photos, daily production reports, budget details, updated plans, procurement items, a link to Pinterest pins and a private messaging portal. Our team is proficient in using this tool and makes the process of building remotely a relatively seamless experience.

Q: How do you kick off your process?

A: Personal relationships with our clients are the main focus of our business.  We like to get to know them, learn more about their lives and develop a deep understanding of what kind of home they want to build.

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Morgan-Keefe Builders

A premier luxury home builder inspired by the natural beauty of Western North Carolina.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about building in WNC?

A: One of the most rewarding factors of building in WNC is creating legacy homes for our clients and getting to share the amazing environment that we call home with new people every year. Building in WNC has afforded us friendships and partnerships that are unique to the allure of this area.

Q: What are the unique opportunities of building in WNC?

A: Because of the topography, we have the opportunity to build homes uniquely fitted to the steep terrain, which at times can allow for magnificent views of the mountains and valleys from nearly every room in a home. We discuss in depth the wants and needs with the client and pair that to the best of our ability with the layout of the site, in order to maximize their happiness and usability of their home.

Q: How do you keep clients informed?

A:. In order to stay on schedule and keep clients updated on the progress of their build, they have access to weekly reports and progress pictures. They’re provided with selection timelines so they know when they’ll need to make the decisions on the final products, colors, and materials that will be incorporated into their home.

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Mountain Sky Builders

An experienced, sustainability-focused team providing turn-key construction, design consulting, and project management.

Q: Tell us about your building process.

A: Customer satisfaction is the top priority for us, and we specialize in personally engaging our clients throughout the entire project life cycle. From working with lenders, through design and build, to interior decorating we offer a turnkey solution to building needs.  We are hands-on and accessible builders with attention to detail and commitment to superb quality and craftsmanship.

Q: What would you tell someone who is nervous about building a custom home?

A: We have a proven and repeatable process from client ideas through home completion. Our mission is to assist in creating a space that integrates form, functionality, and aesthetics. We are perfectionists with a focus on quality and keen attention to detail. We partner with our clients every step of the way to ensure that we deliver homes that match their vision.

Q: Tell us about your communication process with clients.

A: As degreed and certified Project Managers, we focus on keeping our clients informed through clear, concise, and consistent communications that are tailored to each client’s preferences and desires.  We offer transparent correspondence throughout the project life cycle and solicit feedback continuously.

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AR Homes

AR Homes has their own model homes, architectural designer, interior designer, design studio, and a talented team of new construction specialists, construction managers and project coordinators.

Q: What would you tell someone who is nervous about building a custom home?

A: We’ve developed a very simple, streamlined process for building your dream home and we make it an enjoyable journey for you! By having an in-house architectural designer, we save you a great deal of money and time by not having to hire an outside architect. Starting with one of our plans and customizing it can make the process even easier. Having our own Design Studio and Interior Designer is a wonderful benefit! We have a great team to help you every step of the building process.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about building in WNC?

A: This is such a beautiful area! The mountain views are breathtaking. We’re able to build homes that maximize those views. We love seeing our clients’ faces when they stand in their Great Room, or on their back deck or covered porch, or even their front porch and see the views for the first time.

Q: What do you like most about building in Bright’s Creek?

A: We’re thrilled to be a preferred builder in Bright’s Creek. What an amazing community! Their beauty is unrivaled in WNC and the amenities are wonderful.

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Living Stone

Living Stone homes are green by design, with mindfully selected elements to make your home a happier, healthier place to be.

Q: What would you tell someone who is nervous about building a custom home?

A: We’ve been building homes in Asheville and the surrounding area for over 27 years. Thanks to our mission of building happier and healthier lives with no regrets, you can rest assured that your dream and vision is in good hands.

Q: What are the unique opportunities of building in WNC?

A: The homes we build look out among some of the most amazing views or coveted neighborhoods — and watching the project come together in these environments makes for an amazing experience. The land is highly sought after so having the ability to improve the land and build a forever home for someone is in itself an incredible opportunity.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about building in WNC?

A: Every lot offers its own unique set of challenges and topography that makes for an exciting build and sense of pride when completed. The seasons here make for a pretty incredible backdrop, from the spring flowers of the dogwoods to the fall colors of the majestic oaks. Combine that with the people that choose to make this place home, and you can really see what makes this place special.

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Buchanan Construction 

A full-service, award-winning construction firm offering a vast array of services in the luxury home space.

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Hear from Bright’s Creek Homeowners

Don’t take our word for it. We chatted with some of Bright’s Creek homeowners to hear more about their custom home building process and learned why they fell in love with our North Carolina mountain community.

“We live in France, so building a custom house while living abroad seemed crazy – until we talked to our builder. We could see he was exceptionally organised and knew exactly how to plan ahead. The house is nearing completion and we have had no serious delays or major glitches. Our wonderful on-site manager regularly sends pictures and progress updates. The communication has been excellent. What more could you ask for?” – Denise Schubert and Randy Miller

“We look forward to settling into our new custom mountain home, meeting new friends and experiencing all the great activities that Bright’s Creek and the surrounding areas have to offer.”– Kathee & Pierre Muldermans

“We felt very comfortable the moment we arrived. We knew Bright’s Creek was home as soon as we saw it. It has everything we were looking for in a second home. Great golf course, spectacular views. The surrounding area has much to offer as well. Our builders were very encouraging and helpful. We enjoyed seeing the progress and customizing the details.” – Paul & Patty Mack

Ready to bring your Bright’s Creek home to life? With your choice of expert builders specializing in a variety of styles fit for your family, it’s easier than ever to make your dreams come true.

Contact our real estate team directly at (828) 600-5132 to start your journey today.

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