Walker Design Build

February 16, 2024

Father-son team creating distinct custom homes with a personal touch in North Carolina's Triangle for 40+ years. Quality and communication key.

For over 15 years, Walker Design Build has been creating exceptional custom homes throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina that blend inspired design and superior craftsmanship.

Founded by the father-son team of Randy and Wes Walker, Walker Design Build is dedicated to turning clients’ visions into reality through sophisticated architecture, high-end finishes, and unparalleled service.

Reputation for Quality Design and Construction

With over a decade and a half of experience, Walker Design Build has established itself as one of the premier custom home builders in the Triangle region.

Their reputation for inspired architecture, premium materials, and customer satisfaction is unmatched.

Homeowners consistently praise the builder’s constant communication, transparency, and focus on collaboration throughout the design and building process.

Many describe working with Walker Design Build as an enjoyable, seamless experience.

Notable Communities

Here are some of the distinguished communities crafted by Walker Design Build, a custom home builder renowned for their dedication to quality and customer satisfaction in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle area of North Carolina:

  • Chatham Park in Pittsboro: An innovative development that promises an integrated lifestyle combining residential charm with modern convenience, truly a reflection of luxury living in a serene environment.
  • Chapel Ridge in Pittsboro: This community is a golfer's paradise, offering estate-style homes in a breathtaking setting that includes a Fred Couples-designed golf course.
  • Surrey Green in Durham: Nestled in the heart of Durham, Surrey Green provides a perfect blend of tranquility and urban accessibility, ensuring that luxurious living and the city's vibrant culture go hand in hand.
  • Waterstone Reserve in Wake Forest: In Waterstone Reserve, families can enjoy spacious homesites and the natural beauty that Wake Forest is known for, all while having access to top-tier schools and amenities.
  • Dunhill in Cary: Cary's Dunhill community is synonymous with elegance and sophistication, where each home is a testament to the builder's commitment to excellence and bespoke design.
  • Sunset Grove in Pittsboro: As a standout project, Sunset Grove showcases Walker Design Build's prowess in creating custom homes on wooded homesites that offer space and privacy, with the convenience of close proximity to major attractions like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area.

Custom Home Design and Personalization

Walker Design Build offers luxury Traditional, Craftsman, and Transitional style homes. Sizes typically range from 2,500 square feet up to 5,000+ square feet on larger estate lots.

Every Walker Design Build 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

Walker Design Build 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 utilizing the latest technologies and building science innovations to maximize energy efficiency, durability, and comfort. This results in high-performance homes built to stand the test of time.

Buying a Walker Design Build Home

Walker Design Build constructs stunning custom homes in Wake County’s most prestigious communities including Wendell Falls, Wakefield, and more. They also build on clients’ existing lots.

Home prices typically range from $500,000 up to $1.5 million. Exact pricing depends on size, features, finishes, and location.

The Walker Design Build 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 Walker Design Build, I highly recommend them for luxury custom builds. Here are my insider tips:

  • Take time to understand their proven construction methods and premium materials - quality is their focus.
  • Invest heavily in the design process - their team will actualize your most ambitious ideas.
  • Consider long-term resale when selecting finishes and materials. Smart upgrades will preserve value.
  • Inquire about their tech integration - Walker Design Build stays on top of smart home trends.
  • 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 Walker Design Build to deliver a finely-crafted living space that flawlessly blends world-class design and modern functionality.

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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