Grayson Dare Homes

February 23, 2024

Discover the difference with Grayson Dare Homes - crafting personalized dream homes in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

Grayson Dare Homes, a family-owned business, has been setting the standard for custom home construction since its inception. Founded with a vision to provide a different home building experience, Grayson Dare Homes prides itself on transforming clients' ideas into beautiful, personalized dream homes. Specializing in custom homes and luxury estates, Grayson Dare Homes operates on the principle of building quality homes in responsible ways, emphasizing Energy Star certification for enhanced quality, comfort, and value. Based in Raleigh, NC, their portfolio includes a variety of condominiums, townhomes, and single-family homes in downtown Raleigh and surrounding areas.


Clients of Grayson Dare Homes consistently praise the smooth, simple, and amazing process of working with the team, highlighting the ease and enjoyment of building their fourth house with the company as the best experience yet. Grayson Dare Homes has been recognized as a 9x Best of Houzz winner, demonstrating its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. The key differentiators that earn Grayson Dare Homes its reputable trust include its focus on truly custom homes, designed for the way clients live, and its exceptional warranty program.


  • Chestnut Hills in Raleigh: A serene and picturesque neighborhood offering the charm of Raleigh with the unique custom homes by Grayson Dare.
  • North Hampton Hills in Durham: A vibrant community where Grayson Dare Homes brings personalized luxury living to the heart of Durham.

Design & Customization

Grayson Dare Homes specializes in timeless custom houses, offering a wide range of home styles from their portfolio. The customization process is deeply personal, ensuring that every home is a unique expression of the owner's personality and lifestyle. Square footage ranges and finish options are tailored to suit individual needs, ensuring each home is as functional as it is beautiful.

Construction Process

As a design-build company, Grayson Dare Homes takes ideas from concept to reality, managing every aspect of construction. The typical home build timeframe is 10-11 months, with variations depending on design complexity and external factors. Innovation in construction is evident in their Energy Star certified homes, which exceed standard building codes.

Building a Home with Grayson Dare Homes

Building with Grayson Dare Homes means embarking on a personalized journey to realize your dream home. From understanding your vision to guiding you through financing, material selection, and managing the construction process, Grayson Dare ensures a seamless experience. Their approach is centered on understanding clients' needs, providing expert guidance, and maintaining open communication throughout the construction process.

Final Thoughts about Grayson Dare Homes from Tim Clarke

As a seasoned real estate agent with extensive experience in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle area, I highly recommend Grayson Dare Homes for anyone looking to build a custom home. Their commitment to quality, personalization, and customer satisfaction sets them apart. To maximize your experience, engage with the builder early in the process to clearly communicate your vision and priorities. Additionally, exploring financing options through Grayson Dare Homes can offer valuable savings and ensure your project stays on budget. Dare to dream with Grayson Dare Homes, and enjoy the journey to creating your perfect home.

Grayson Dare Homes doesn't just build houses; they craft homes that reflect your personality and lifestyle, ensuring a truly custom living experience.

Tim M. Clarke

About the author

17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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