Custom/New Home Building
From the simplest to the most complex locations within Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties, CALCBS uses its years of experience and expertise to work with our clients and their designed professionals to help them build their dream home.
Nothing is more important to the success of your home than its site and sense of place. We assist in the selection of your homes site where the environment offers the greatest potential and possibilities. We look for locations that contribute the natural amenities (Sun, view and landscape) in the most unique and satisfying manner. We never make the home site conform to the house plans, we make every resource of the home site available to the plan.
We believe your home and land should reside in harmonious integration and we do everything in our power to achieve that. We size, shape and craft your home to fit the homesite as perfectly as possible. We orient your home to provide you with the most dramatic and rewarding benefits of the land, and utilize the natural surroundings for views and privacy. It’s a marriage of site and structure, form and function, logic and magic.
We offer unique, personal, inspired insight on your homes plans working hand and hand with highly talented architects and interior designers. Our input on you plans includes a recognition around your life stage, custom made to match your distinct and different needs, wants and requirements at this point in your life. You end up with a plan that combines beauty, aesthetics and refinement with livability, flexibility and functionality. The result is a home of uncommon grace, style and conveniences.
Our homes reflect the highest standards of architectural integrity and authenticity because we have years of experience working with discerning architects who have an eye for the genuine. We encourage design professionals to work with the most contemporary materials and methods to create designs that celebrate a variety of styles and influences. And while there is a diverse mix of designs within a CALCBS product, each is considered and appropriate, respectful of its architectural heritage and its proximity to adjacent designs.
CALCBS experience working with innovative interior designers insures your desires become our dictates. Be it cabinets or counter tops, appliances or light fixtures, flooring or plumbing fixtures, custom colors or tile, we accommodate your requests. All will be carefully assessed, designs created and recommendations made. Our goal is to make your home as personal, beautiful and enjoyable as possible, to provide you with a home interior that reflects your style and sensibility.
Everyone who works on a CALCBS Home is a carefully screened, established expert who must meet our exacting requirements of professionalism, timeliness and attention to detail. We recommend details that insure privacy and quiet, like adding interior insulation and install solid core doors are standard in master suites, laundry rooms and guest baths.. We design and utilizing state-of-the-art sealing systems to prevent moisture intrusion. We also take the time to install subsurface drainage systems and moisture barriers in the enclosed foundation crawl spaces. From flooring to roofing materials, hardware to lighting, superior quality and precision craftsmanship are our standards.
Today, many custom homes are being built in rugged terrain. Foundation and drainage issues, retaining walls, the cut of the driveway —- there are engineering and architectural demands unique to sloped lots, and no one has more experience meeting these challenges than CALCBS. We’ll use the natural grade of your property to its best advantage, maximizing the site’s amenities to make the most of your land for your home, and your outdoor living spaces.