Four Tips for Building a Luxury Custom Home in Calgary

Published January 26, 2023.
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Building a luxury home in Calgary is an exciting process. You have the opportunity to build your dream home while customizing every inch to make sure that it showcases your personality. There are a few things to keep in mind throughout your home-building journey. 

Location Matters 

Where you choose to build your next home is important. If you don’t own land, you have the opportunity to shop around. This gives you a chance to find the perfect location to suit your lifestyle. 

Make sure that you select an area that complements your lifestyle, and your future. If you have children or want children in the future, take the time to look at the schools in the area. Are there grocery stores nearby? Will your commute be longer or shorter? These are the things that you need to consider to make sure that you’re happy with your new home. 

Think About the Future 

Thinking about the future when designing your custom home will make sure that you continue to love your home for years to come. Accessibility features can be included for aging family members. Having children calls for a few more bedrooms and possibly another bathroom. You want to make sure that your family grows into the home instead of outgrowing your new home. 

External buildings should be considered too. Do you want to own horses in the future? Then, you’ll need a horse barn. Consider whether you want a shop for hobbies, such as wood working or working on your classic cars. A shed to store garden equipment is another great idea for your custom home!

Have Fun With the Design! 

When designing your home, you should always have fun with it so that your home shows off your unique personality! Working with a Calgary custom home builder will guarantee you design a gorgeous custom hom that is unique to your personal tastes. During the design process, we’ll work with you to help you design: 

  • Exterior materials
  • The exterior and interior colors of your home
  • Cabinetry
  • Lighting
  • Flooring
  • Millwork
  • Mirrors
  • Windows

You can design a simple, classic home or an elaborate home with a marble entryway. When you design your own custom luxury home, you’ll be able to choose every single detail. 

Understand the Potential Costs 

Building a luxury custom home on new land requires developing the land. We work with you to do this, but it’s important to understand that this will be an additional cost. Land development includes installing new utilities, such as water, septic, power and gas. Land may need to be cleared and levelled. A new driveway will need to laid down, too. It’s important to understand all of the costs that go hand in hand with designing and building a custom luxury home on new land. 

In Conclusion

Designing your own custom luxury home is fun. It’s an opportunity for you to make your dream home into a reality. When you work with a Calgary home builder, you’ll be involved in every step of the process to make sure that  you’re in love with your home. 

Ready to build your new custom home? Contact Sunset Homes today.

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