Boise, Idaho is a paradise city for lovers of nature and outdoors. The city is popularly known as “The City of Trees,” with a total wilderness area of over 4.7 million acres, greater than the country’s smallest states Rhode Island, Delaware, and Connecticut.
Perhaps not surprisingly, Boise bagged the title as #1 Adventure City in America by National Geographic, the top mountain biking town in the U.S. by Bike Magazine, and even Time Magazine’s pick for the #1 city that gets it right.
If you’re already thinking of calling Boise your next home, check out the city’s top custom home builders to help you make the move.
Founded in 2003 by Mike Dildine, a BYU graduate in Construction Management who came up in the industry building some of the largest and most expensive custom homes in Beverly Hills, Highland Homes is centered on a three-tiered philosophy: Dream it, Build it, Love it. Highland Homes is a top custom home builder in Boise due in part to their flexible options, which offer custom homes ranging from 1,200 to 20,000 square feet and an online building program. Buyers also love the personalized attention they receive during the home-buying process, which can be seen by their many testimonials.
Todd Campbell Custom Homes
Owner Todd Campbell, a third-generation builder and Boise native, has been recognized by the City of Boise as an innovative developer. The firm has been described by homebuyers as honest, trustworthy, responsible, and very knowledgeable. Multiple buyers mentioned how surprised and satisfied they were with the level of personalized attention they received from Todd and his team. In addition to designing custom homes, there are also 68 floor plans available to choose from, giving buyers a variety of options to build their dream home.
Founded in 2009 by BYU graduates and owners Jon Hastings and Russ Van Wagenen, Tresidio Homes was birthed by a desire to create an easy and fun home buying experience. Jon and Russ noticed a large amount of frustrated home buyers in the market, and saw a need to create a more enjoyable building process. Over the past nine years, Tresidio has received multiple awards from Professional Builder Magazine and the Parade of Homes. In addition to a custom home-buying experience, Tresidio Homes also offers 32 floor plans to choose from. Their homebuyer reviews tout attention to detail, beautiful craftsmanship, and a stress-free experience.
A design-build firm based on the principles of sustainability and energy-efficient homes, Flynner Homes has found its niche in the Boise market. Some of their energy packages for custom homes include high-performance, net-zero energy, passive solar, and national green building standards. Flynner Homes has been awarded for building the first Idaho NAHB certified green home, certified green remodel, verified net-zero energy home, and carbon-neutral constructed home. In 2014, they received the Building Excellence Award from the City of Boise. Some homebuyer testimonials include appreciation for the Flynner team’s open communication, along with a smooth, seamless process.
President Cody Weight, a family man with four kids who grew up on a construction site in Utah, had a desire to create a building firm that focused on meeting the needs of families and individuals all across Idaho. His firm, Solitude Homes, has received Best of Design and Best of Service awards from Houzz in 2017 and 2018. In addition to custom builds, Solitude homes also offers 35 floor plans to choose from. Multiple homebuyer testimonials mention a great experience with Solitude Homes, stating they received one-on-one attention and felt their needs were heard by the firm.