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Custom Home Builder in Asheville and Surrounding Areas

Investing in building a custom home here in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a dream come true for many people.

Whether a first home, a luxurious dream home, or a quiet cabin in the woods, your home is at the center of your life. It’s the place where life takes shape. The beauty of a custom home is that it reflects your unique style and how you want your home to function in a way that perfectly integrates with your beautiful mountain property.

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Sineath: Custom Home Builder You Can Trust

To achieve your dream, you need an Asheville custom home builder you can trust, who is available to you, and who has a process that makes you feel confident in their work. A builder who can build the home you envision the right way and without costly mistakes.

From start to finish, the process of building a custom home involves several steps, starting with finding the perfect homesite and finishing with you moving into your dream home. Our goal is to make these steps easy for you. If you want to learn more about our process for navigating these steps when building your custom home, then download our free guide, “Working with Sineath Construction,” by tapping the blue “download” button.

How-To Guide

Guide to Building Your Custom Home

The more you know about our process, the more confident you’ll be in choosing us as your custom home builder. Download our guide to working with Sineath Construction.

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Find the right homesite

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Pick builder & architect

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Establish your budget

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Design your dream home

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Start construction

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Select perfect finishes

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Conduct inspections

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Completion and & move in

Awards & Certifications

Our steadfast commitment to quality and craftsmanship is recognized repeatedly by our peers with numerous awards over the years. We continually seek education and certifications that ensure we raise the standard for quality and craftsmanship in our work.

Builder of the year 2020
WNC Best single family custom home 2021
Best design feature award 2021
State stars award 2022
WNC Best Room Remodel 2022
WNC Best Single Family Custom Home 2022
Certified Green Professional
Accredited Builder Designation

Trust Us with Your Custom Home Build, Remodel, Addition — These Clients Did!

Gina Ford
Gina Ford
May 1, 2023
I used Sineath Contruction to remodel a procedure room in my medical office. I would highly recommend them. They were professional, met deadlines and were very communicative. They were also flexible and timely to meet additional needs I requested during the project. I was pleased with the quality of the work.
Rachel Shillito
Rachel Shillito
August 7, 2022
Very happy with my remodel. Joel was very attentive.
Robert and Kathleen Campbell
Robert and Kathleen Campbell
April 13, 2022
Our home burnt down a year ago and Sineath Construction recently rebuilt our home out in Sandy Mush. We are very pleased with all aspects of the construction; particularly the teams of people who did the actual work. Noah is the project manager and he did an excellent job answering all our questions, always patient and always reachable. He not only had a good relationship with us, but also maintained a good relationship with the various teams of people working on our home.Brian, Monica, Ed, Chad, Bob, Steven and the painting people and the others were always helpful . We remember the talented demolition person who so skillfully tore down what remained of our home so that Brian and Sineath could have a good start. It was an interesting experience watching the build. We have now been in our home a little over a week and really appreciate all the beautiful work done. Of course, there are a few questions and Noah and others have still been available to answer them. We appreciate this so much.
Jacqueline Ceide
Jacqueline Ceide
December 30, 2021
Great company to work with. Very professional. Always on time and extremely patient since we were out of state during the construction. Will highly recommend them to anyone looking for great quality work. Rich and Jackie
Julia Loughran
Julia Loughran
November 9, 2021
Sineath had done a fabulous job on an addition we did on our first home in Asheville .. so when it came time to build a custom home on a lot we purchased, we returned to Sineath. Despite Covid and supply chain problems, Sineath did an amazing job to build our home on time and on budget. One of the greatest parts was working with Dylan - our highly competent and responsive Project Manager. He did an amazing job! We are so happy to be finally moving into our dream home.
Ben Salter
Ben Salter
October 24, 2021
Sineath recently completed a basement build-out for our home in Weaverville. We were very happy with the final product and with project staff. Sineath staff communicated often and effectively and made sure that our wishes were understood and implemented. We really appreciated having a primary point of contact in the project manager, Joel. He was onsite nearly every day during our 4 month project and made sure that all was running smoothly. He took extra care at the end of the project to ensure that all the details were finished. Overall a great experience.
Jessica Clark
Jessica Clark
October 21, 2021
We had Sineath remodel our downstairs at Asheville Compounding Pharmacy and it’s turned out better than we imagined! They were professional and easy to work with, especially our project manager, Michael Triana. Thank you Michael, Brian, Ed, & the Sineath team for a job well done!

Why Choose Sineath Construction As Your Custom Home Builder

Founded in 2008, we are a family-owned, full-service, award-winning custom home builder and commercial general contractor specializing in green building on mountain terrain. Our reputation for custom home building and commercial construction in the Asheville area is anchored in quality, integrity, honesty, and transparency.
Watch Brian Sineath describe our process and philosophy to learn why clients are confident in their decision to work with us.

As a premier Asheville custom home builder, we focus on turning your plans into thoughtful, delightful and comfortable spaces.

Areas we serve in WNC

We are available for all your residential and commercial construction projects throughout the Asheville area and Western North Carolina.

  • Asheville
  • Fairview
  • Mars Hill
  • Black Mountain
  • Gerton
  • Arden
  • Marshall
  • Weaverville
  • Montreat
  • Leicester
  • Fletcher
  • Burnsville
  • Swannanoa
  • Alexander
  • Barnardsville
  • Hendersonville

Asheville Custom Home Builder Who Gets You

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We specialize in unique, inspiring custom homes that fit in the beautiful landscape of Asheville and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

Everyone Loves Asheville!

Surrounded by the Blue Ridge mountains and flanked by ancient rivers, Asheville is a prime location for building a custom home.
Asheville is a nationally known hotspot for outdoor adventure, arts and crafts, great food, and craft beverage enthusiasts.

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What’s not to love about living and working in Asheville? Asheville, N.C. is a prime destination for outdoor adventure, arts and crafts, second homes, great food, and craft beverage enthusiasts – all surrounded by the Blue Ridge mountains and flanked by ancient rivers. Economic conditions and shifts in living preferences, including more remote work opportunities, have encouraged growth in the housing sector in Asheville.
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  • Year-Round City of Asheville Population: 94,500+Source: Asheville Citizen Times
  • City of Asheville home values remain competitive, increasing in value by 5.9% in 2022. Source: Redfin
  • Asheville Median Household Income: $57,315Source: Livability

Common Questions for Custom Home Builders

We welcome and encourage your questions because a custom home, a remodel, or an addition is a big project. Below are some of the most common questions we’re asked and our responses.

Yes, we are well known for building award-winning custom homes, turning your plans into thoughtful, delightful, and comfortable spaces that fulfill your vision for your home. As fourth-generation builders and named Builder of the Year 2020 by the Asheville Home Builders Association, our experience as custom home builders in and around Asheville, including communities like Mountain Air, Town Mountain Preserve, and Montreat, offers unprecedented value and advantage to our clients.

We do whole home renovations, kitchen and bath renovations, and outdoor living space renovations. Adding onto a home is often a part of the renovation work as well). We also help business owners renovate and update their workspace, such as doctors’ offices, retail stores, and veterinary offices. Check out some of our renovation work here on our portfolio.

We will be glad to speak with you about remodeling your kitchen. Our ability to take on single-room renovations depends on our staff and project capacity at the time, so it’s best to connect with us to see what’s possible. In fact, we recently completed this award-winning kitchen renovation.

The time it takes to build a new custom home or renovate a house or kitchen is truly project-specific, and it often depends on the project size and budget. Part of our process is to provide and manage a comprehensive schedule based on milestones during construction. This schedule ensures there is a clear understanding of the scope of work and where we are in the build process. From our perspective, it’s important to us that clients have schedule and cost transparency. Learn more about our process including setting the timeline.

Short answer: Yes. You need house plans to build a custom home, and you can get house plans from a variety of places. You can work with an architect to draw house plans based on your unique vision for your home, or you can purchase construction-ready house plans online or from us. Many clients have scoured the internet to find the perfect house plans, and we made a few customizations to the plans so that the home was truly unique to them. We have a small library of house plans that you’re welcome to review.

If your goal is to build a dream home that is truly a unique reflection of your style and preferences for how you want your home to look and function, then working with an architect is the best way to achieve that goal. It’s also important to bring us into the design process so that we can help align your dream with your preferred budget. Our goal is to build your vision on time and on budget, and collaboration between your architect and us is a key component to success.

The cost to build a custom home varies widely depending upon materials costs and the size of the home, with the cost-per-square-foot starting at about $400 and exceeding $2,000 per square foot in some instances. Whether a custom home is more expensive to build, it’s really a matter of perspective and your budget. What really matters is realistic expectations of what you can do within your preferred budget. We do our best to steward your budget as if it were our own, and that’s why it is important to bring us while designing the home. We want you to have all of the bells and whistles, too, in your custom home, and we do our best to guide how to do that within your budget.

Many of our clients chose to invest with cash to build their custom home, while others choose to obtain a construction loan. We recommend speaking to your financial advisor to determine which way makes the best financial sense for you. We can’t speak for other Asheville custom home builders, but our clients have complete transparency into the cost of building a custom home. They approve every estimate and can follow the numbers in our project management system. We do it this way to prevent surprises and to ensure we’re building your vision on budget and on time.

That’s a great question, and more people should ask it. Many people think it is as simple as buying some land, buying house plans, and then getting to work building the home. In reality, the construction process is fairly complex with a number of key steps and important milestones. When working with us, you can expect a partner in your vision. Our goal is to build your dream home, and partnering with your architect and your interior designer make that possible. You can also expect consistent, proactive communication from us about status, decisions to make, and schedule shifts. As part of the process, we provide a detailed timeline, regular progress updates and photos, and regular budget updates.

We can give you a ballpark of costs to build your project at no cost to you to make sure your project is possible. Once we agree to move forward together, we will provide a much more detailed, construction-ready, and transparent cost estimate. To learn more about what it's like to work with us, and our estimates, watch our client Kitty’s testimonial.

If you have more questions or would like more details, please feel free to contact us.