4375 Gordon_Great Room View.jpg

London Bay Homes Blog

    Why A Custom-Built Home Might Be Ideal for You and Your Family

    by Arelys Alexander
    0 Comments

    Spending a lot of time trying to find your dream home can be a daunting task. Sometimes it can be downright impossible to balance design preferences, unique architectural tastes, and location specifications. Above all, no matter how stunning an already built home may be, it likely does not have every detail you desire in your dream home.

    Good news? Choosing to build a custom home allows you to make your dream home a reality. Besides designing the home to your lifestyle, you can also use it as a canvas to express your tastes and personality. Here are some benefits of custom homes. 

    1. Customized Luxury Options

    With a custom-built home, you have the power to make the choices. You get to choose everything you want in your home, including wall and floor coverings, amenities, trim, custom cabinetry, and appliances. If you don't like granite and desire a hand-painted Art Deco tile in the kitchen instead, no problem! If you are a lover of natural light, have skylights or floor to ceiling windows installed in each room!

    You can also choose the exact architecture style you prefer. Your home can be as rustic as you want or designed with as much modern luxury as you like. 

    4395 Gordon Drive_Outdoor Living Dusk

    2. Functional, Customized Floor Plans

    Rather than working around an already built home's floor plan, your floor plan is designed to maximize and help you utilize every inch of space. This allows you to create a floor plan that suits all your family's functional needs.

    Whether you want to plant a spiral staircase in the middle of the room, create a wall of bookcases for a private library, or need a walk-in closet to house your shoe collection, custom home floor plans can make all that possible. 

    5_700 Admiralty Parade_Kitchen

    3. Integrate Special Finishes into Your Home

    When it comes to finishes and surfaces, building luxury custom homes allows you to choose these elements and to make sure that pieces with a special meaning to you are used throughout your home. You and your designer can also choose the materials to be used for the finishes, so that it is exactly what you envision. Meaningful details such as the hand-painted piece you brought back from your vacation in Europe can be used to inspire the design for your master bedroom and bath.

    Tisdel_167 4th St N_Outdoor Living 1

    4. Energy Efficiency in Your New Home

    Love technology? Custom homes allow you to design a home that is technologically advanced and energy efficient. You can also feel good about incorporating more green energy advancements in your home.

    For instance, you could maybe decide to run on solar energy and retain better quality insulation in addition to utilizing passive heating and cooling to reduce energy bills. Environmentally friendly alternatives like water tanks and indoor gardens can also be added. 


    In the long run, investing in a custom home will ensure a higher satisfaction level than buying an already built home. The best part? London Bay Homes offer gracious new homes tailored to your exacting standards. Each custom home embodies the company's years of experience and unwavering commitment to luxury living.

    Contact us today and let's bring your custom home vision to life. 

    explore our locations

    Want to learn more?
    DOWNLOAD MAGAZINE