Sage Built

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Sage Built crafts bespoke luxury homes in NC's Triangle, combining visionary design with unparalleled craftsmanship.

For over 15 years, Sage Built has been creating magnificent luxury custom homes throughout Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and surrounding areas that seamlessly blend inspired design and outstanding craftsmanship.

Led by founder Todd Mansfield, Sage Built aims to turn clients' visions into reality through sophisticated architecture, high-end finishes, and exceptional service.

Reputation for Luxury Design and Craftsmanship

Sage Built has established itself as one of Apex’s premier luxury custom home builders. Their reputation for exquisite design, premium materials, and customer satisfaction is unmatched.

Homeowners rave about the builder's constant communication, transparency, and collaboration throughout the design and construction process. Many describe working with Sage Built as an enjoyable, seamless experience.

Notable Communities

As an authority on luxury real estate in the Triangle region, I have had the privilege of representing stunning Sage Built homes across several distinguished neighborhoods:

  • The Hamptons Summit in Pittsboro offers a selection of exclusive properties, including the breathtaking 5-bedroom estate at 213 Westhampton Drive. With 5.5 baths spanning 6,568 square feet on a sprawling 1-acre lot, this $3,550,000 residence epitomizes Sage Built's trademark elegance.
  • In the heart of Chapel Hill lies Windfall Creek, where Sage Built constructed the striking 5-bedroom, 5.5-bath home at 846 Ocoee Falls Drive. Priced at $2,925,000, the 5,752 square foot floorplan unfolds across a generous 4.32 acres, capturing the community's scenic views and spacious charm.
  • The community of Destin in Apex hosts an array of Sage Built homes tailored for those desiring luxury living in the area. Meticulous attention to detail and design elevates these properties as hallmarks of prestige.
  • Rockford in Chapel Hill contains stunning Sage Built residences, continuing the builder’s commitment to superlative craftsmanship in this coveted location.
  • Henderson Woods in Durham boasts luxurious Sage Built homes that redefine refined living, where no amenity or feature has been overlooked.
  • The Hamptons in Pittsboro showcases exclusive Sage Built properties with the builder's signature elegance and craftsmanship.
  • Annandale at Creek Wood in Chapel Hill hosts distinctive Sage Built residences of exceptional quality and sophistication, catering to the most discerning homebuyers.

Luxury Home Styles and Customization

Sage Built specializes in luxury Traditional, Craftsman, and Transitional style homes. Sizes typically range from 4,000 square feet up to 10,000+ square feet on larger estate lots.

Every Sage Built home is completely customized to the client's lifestyle and aesthetic vision. Their in-house design team works one-on-one with each homeowner to create a unique living space.

The builder's sophisticated Design Studio provides endless options to personalize each home through finishes, fixtures, and integrated smart home technology.

Construction Process

Sage Built manages the entire construction process in-house, overseeing quality control throughout the 10-14 month timeline. Their focus is on using top-tier materials and superior craftsmanship.

The company is known for exceeding building code standards when it comes to energy efficiency, durability, and indoor air quality. This results in comfortable, healthy homes built to stand the test of time.

Buying a Sage Built Home

Sage Built constructs luxury custom homes in Apex’s most prestigious communities including Southern Trace, Amberly, Stone Creek, and more.

Pricing typically ranges from $1.5 million up to $3 million+ for larger estate homes on premium lots. Exact cost depends on size, features, finishes, and location.

The builder has relationships with over 25 preferred lenders to help buyers finance their dream home. Their real estate experts also guide clients on property values to maximize investment.

The Sage Built website showcases photos, videos, and floor plans of completed projects to provide design inspiration.

Guidance from Local Real Estate Expert

As an agent familiar with Sage Built, I highly recommend them for luxury custom builds. Here are my insider tips:

Take time to understand their proven, high-end construction methods and materials - quality is their focus.

Invest heavily in the design process - their team will actualize your most ambitious ideas.

Consider long-term resale value when selecting finishes and materials. Smart upgrades will preserve value.

Inquire about their tech integration - Sage Built is on the cutting edge of smart home features.

Ask about energy efficiency and indoor air quality to improve home health.

Use any leverage you have as a buyer, especially on spec homes or lots they've held for over 6 months.

With over 15 years perfecting their craft, you can trust Sage Built to deliver a finely-crafted living space that flawlessly blends world-class design, functionality, and comfort.

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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