What Calgary Custom Home is Best for You?

Published March 8, 2023.
Est. Reading: 3 minutes

When considering building your new custom home perfectly tailored to your needs, one of the first questions will be the size. What is the space that best accommodates your family’s current and future needs. In this blog, we are going to explore for great options to decide what Calgary custom home is best for you.

A Single Home Custom Made for You

Whether it is an infill (built in an established community) or a new development. A single home brings the opportunity to have tons of landscaping options and green spaces. Depending on the lot size and location you can accommodate a bungalow, 2-storey or 3-storey home. In a single family home, there are no shared walls with neighbors and you can decide if your garage is attached or detached. A single custom home will definitely have more square footage than a duplex, so that translates into more storage as well, and it will be located in the city.

If you are building a single custom home in Calgary and want to add more living space to accommodate relatives or for rental income, adding a garage suite or laneway home is also a good option to consider. Learn more about it here.

A Custom Major Renovation

This option is a great opportunity if you own a home with a great location, but it does not really fit your family needs. If the main structure is in good condition we can work together to repurpose the space to your new family needs. Whether you want to rearrange the interior area, or simply revamp and modernize the property, or add a second storey to your bungalow it will all depend of course on the current structural integrity of the home. Take a look at our Major Renovation section to learn more about the process.

A Duplex Custom Home

A duplex or attached custom home shares a party wall with a neighbor. Although, when you build a custom duplex, you have the opportunity to make each side unique. You can build your duplex custom home to rent both units, sell both units, sell or rent a unit and live in the other unit, and finally, build a duplex home with and living in both units. Duplexes have become an excellent way for families to live together while maintaining their independence. For example, if you have someone in your family that needs assistance, this can be an excellent housing option.

Acreages: Custom Luxury Home Beyond the City Limits

Acreages are characterized for offering much more space and privacy for your family, you won’t have neighbors as close by as in the city, and rural and mountain views are incredible. Another advantage of acreage construction in Rocky View County, Mountain View County, Foothills County, is that there are also fewer land and zoning restrictions compared to the city. An acreage will the best option for you and your family to have a luxury custom home within nature. Want to know more about building an acreage with us? Learn everything about it here.

In Conclusion

There are plenty of custom home options that will adapt to your needs. Whether urban or rural living is your choice, we are here for you to guide you through the process.

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

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