Homes, more than anything else, are more than the sum of their parts. People work and save for a significant portion of their lives to afford one, and many consider home ownership a marker of stability and success. Therefore, why settle for a cookie-cutter house when you can personalize a design and bring it to life? Professional custom home builders facilitate this process by realizing your vision, designing a functional space, and more.
Reach out to Cornerstone Construction for custom home building in Front Royal, VA, and the surrounding areas. Our team serves the Shenandoah Valley area with integrity and professionalism. We are an insured and Class A licensed contractor as well as members of the Home Builders Association of Virginia and Trex Decking Partners. To learn more about our custom home designs, call (540) 635-9092 or visit our website.
Below, we detail the advantages of building a custom home:
- Actualize Your Dream Home
For many people, the proverbial “dream home” remains just that: a dream. They never achieve that ambition for any number of reasons. Yet custom home builders can help you realize your dream design, amenities, and features.
Choices, then, are the utmost benefits of custom home plans. You can build a house from the ground up in your preferred style—modernistic, ranch, split-level, or otherwise. Your interior design could be minimalist, bohemian, or mid-century. Complement the style with amenities and features: a pool, home gym, home office, theater room, and more. Together, these elements constitute your dream home.
- Spatial Functionality
Whereas homebuyers must fit into the interior space they purchase, home designers can organize space as it suits them. Need lots of storage room? Incorporate it into your design. Want an open-floor plan? Just tell your Cornerstone project manager.
This benefit is enhanced for those with special needs due to physical limitations. In these scenarios, designers can incorporate universal design principles to create a home that ensures equitable access to all occupants and guests.
- Lot Choice and Privacy
Custom home benefits extend outside the house to the lot it will occupy. Whether you inherit or purchase land, you can choose how your home sits within it. Incorporate or add natural features—trees, boulders, bushes—if you like privacy, or preserve open pieces of land if you want recreational space.
- Materials Selection
As with lot placement and spatial organization, materials selection is determined for home buyers but adaptable for home designers. The former may have to live with or replace pre-fabricated and cheap materials, while the latter can invest in high-quality ones. Similarly, they can personalize features to suit their interior design. Why stick with a plain concrete pool if you want a lavish, Mediterranean-style one?
- Budget Flexibility
Finally, custom homes give people greater control over their budgeting and building priorities. Personalized homes’ design flexibility does not always entail a higher price than pre-existing or semi-custom homes. On the contrary, home designers have a degree of financial say that home buyers lack.
Personalized features, high-quality materials, and lot privacy will raise the cost of a custom home. Therefore, those who want to follow this path must determine the elements they value most and let that guide their design. It’s a choice that home buyers don’t get to make—and another reason to pursue a custom home design.
Professional Custom Home Builders Now Available in Front Royal, VA!
A family-owned and operated business, Cornerstone Construction delivers high-quality design and build services to Front Royal, VA, and the surrounding area. Our team of custom home builders is eager to bring clients’ dream homes to life and incorporate their feedback into the final product. Have an idea for your house? Call (540) 635-9092 and tell us more—then ask about a free project estimate!