Who’s Who Among Boerne Builders

One of the most attractive reasons to move to Boerne is to buy land and build your own house. The range of designs, interior plans, and landscaping options is left up to both homeowner and the homebuilder’s imagination! 

But how do you get started? First, you must decide which construction and design company you trust to undergo such a detailed project and large investment. With so much to consider, you want to be able to have a working and comfortable relationship with your builder from start to finish. Here is a list of some builders in the Boerne area that are top rated and sure to provide anybody wanting a custom home built with satisfaction throughout the process! 

1. Garner Homes

Trey Garner launched his company in Austin, TX in 1998 after graduating from Texas A&M University with a Construction Science degree. After expanding to San Antonio in 2004, he found the Hill Country to be the perfect place for his own family. As a very personal builder, Trey constantly meets with the clients throughout projects to ensure their satisfaction. He also visits the homes as they're being built to make sure everything is going as planned. Garner Homes has over 20 different floor plans available and are also able to make custom plans to fit your every need. Garner is building in many different neighborhoods, including Cordillera Ranch, Diamond Ranch, Estancia, Fair Oaks Ranch, Menger Springs, River Mountain Ranch, Stone Creek Ranch, Tapatio Springs, Threshold Ranch, Anaqua Springs Ranch. If you are interested in seeing what type of home you can build with your budget, give them a call or visit their website

2. Hill Country Classics Custom Homes

Voted “Best Construction Company” and “Best Home Builder” 6 years in a row by the Boerne Star’s “Best of the Best”,  Hill Country Classics Custom Homes is a regional favorite for people wanting to build homes in Boerne. Andy Allen, the president of HCC, says they "do not take shortcuts," because a home must be built right to withstand the extreme Texas elements. Word of mouth in this small town has gotten HCC's business farther than any sort of marketing plan, and their quality work is enough to prove it. With over 35 different floor plans, as well as the ability to make your home completely custom, there is no shortage of variety in their arsenal of professional home crafting. With no pre-manufactured items, Hill Country Classics will custom build everything for your home and your home alone.Custom pricing is available for all homes, depending on the floor plan and client needs. Visit their website or call to see what is possible for you.

3. Genuine Custom Homes

Karl Heinen and Michael Bryant have been building homes in the San Antonio and Hill Country area for over 10 years after teaming up to fulfill a dream of building their first house. When it sold before completion, the company of  Genuine Custom Homes took off and has since garnered a reputation of excellence ever since. When you call in to GCH, you will be talking to either Karl or Michael, who have a vast amount of product knowledge and desire to walk alongside you throughout the home building process. They have three main floor plans with the option to custom build in-house. They are able to provide affordable rates to ensure every one of their customers can build the house they want with the budget provided. Go to their website and set up an appointment to find out what that might be for your project! They are building in neighborhoods like Cordillera Ranch, Fair Oaks Ranch, Menger Springs, Estancia, and Stone Creek Ranch. One customer said about their relationship with the builders: “The thing with Karl is that he is completely GENUINE in every sense of the word. Frankly, it’s hard to believe Karl has other clients because he is able to completely meet our every need. We are just starting to frame our retirement home and have found the entire process to be an absolute PLEASURE.”

4. Stonehouse Builders

Baron Houser is the Principal and Founder of Stonehouse Builders. The Houser family has over 23 years of residential and commercial construction and marketing experience. As a second generation builder and a Boerne native, Houser knows the community’s needs and is active in seeing it grow. He is the president of the Kendall County Centurions as well as the Boerne Chamber of Commerce.  Additionally, he sits on a number of city, school, and bank advisory committees. Baron is devoted to giving the clients a unique experience. As a full-service builder, Stonehouse Builders will include the help of an architect, interior designer, site supervision, and in-house accounting. They will even help in the process of finding the land on which you can build your custom home. They have 62 home designs ranging from 1500 square feet to over 5000, and prices range anywhere from $250,000 to over $1 million. They have houses in Saddlehorn, Fair Oaks Ranch, Threshold Ranch, River Mountain Ranch and The Village at 32 Herff. Here is a testimony of their work from a client: “We are truly enjoying our new home and hope that everyone chooses Stonehouse Builders to be their builder. Not only a builder, but a friend that is with you through the whole process. It is nice working with someone that does not make you feel like you are a nuisance or a bother and answers whatever questions you have in a respectful and timely manner.”

5. John Merritt Homes

John Merritt is the owner and lead consultant for John Merritt Homes. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Texas Tech University and was a Texas Registered Engineer for 22 years. Along with being a retired Texas Real Estate Professional Inspector, John brings 30 years of engineering and project management experience to the company. Having moved around quite often in his previous line of work, John and his family built most of their houses whenever they had a chance to relocate. He says that the experiences from the client perspective have been invaluable for his company to deliver satisfactory work to each client for which they build. Currently, they build houses in Diamond Ridge, Bristow, Menger Springs, Fair Oaks Ranch, and Stone Creek Ranch. One client said: “The Merritts are customer focused, honest, and turn new ideas into reality quickly. You can be as involved in the details as much, or as little, as you like.”

Many people on the hunt for a company to build their home are looking for quality work coupled with fast and friendly communication. You can’t go wrong choosing from any of these fine and familiar Hill Country builders.