Celebrate the New Year with a Custom Harcrest Home

As we welcome the dawn of the new year, Harcrest Homes invites prospective buyers to envision a one-of-a-kind home in a picturesque location. Whether you dream of a modern oasis or a rustic farmhouse on the shores of a lake, we are here to transform your dreams into reality. We understand that your custom home … Continued

Crafting Dreams at the Currahee Club with Harcrest Homes

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Currahee Club near Lake Hartwell, Michael Cobb and his wife found their own piece of paradise. Born and raised in Houston, Cobb’s journey led him to a serene retirement in the northeast of Georgia, where the beauty of the landscape and the allure of golf captured his attention. … Continued

Elevated Living in a Custom Kingsley Home

Are you searching for a home with flexible living space, luxury appointments and enough room for the whole family? The Kingsley plan is what you’ve been searching for. Our team recently had the honor of constructing a custom Kingsley home for a family at Sterling on the Lake. The home boasts five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms … Continued

Elevate Your Luxury Home with Luxury Kitchen Design Trends

In the realm of luxury living, the kitchen reigns as the heart of the house – a space that seamlessly combines style and functionality. As a premier custom Georgia home builder, Harcrest Homes understands the significance of creating exquisite kitchens that reflect a homeowner’s unique tastes and preferences. Elevate your culinary space by exploring today’s … Continued

Bloom This Season in Your Custom Harcrest Home

There are many perks to designing and building your custom home, and award-winning builder Harcrest Homes understands it can be daunting. Our team of experts is ready to help you blossom into a new home by assisting you on your custom build on your lot journey. Whether you’re fond of a prairie home with modern … Continued

Celebrate the New Year with a New Custom Home

It’s a brand new year, and the Harcrest Homes team wants to celebrate with you! The Mike Smith-led company is an award-winning builder that continually surpasses buyers’ expectations in and around Lake Lanier, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall and DeKalb counties. Ring in the new year with a custom home that perfectly meets your family’s needs. The … Continued

Harcrest Homes Constructs Custom Lake Home

A beautiful construction to round out the year, Harcrest Homes recently partnered with a homebuyer to construct a custom home in the Sterling on the Lake community. Based on the Habersham plan, this personalized residence with a finished basement highlights six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms across 5,610 square feet of living space. The stunning home … Continued

Celebrate the Holidays at Lake Lanier

Settled north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier is a hot summer spot for residents across the state. This fantastic location provides unforgettable memories during the hotter months of the year, but it is magical during the holiday season as well. 

Custom Kingsley Is Fit for a King – and the Whole Family!

Harcrest Homes recently completed a custom home based on our Kingsley plan, and the result is fit for royalty. The 6,500 sq ft home includes a custom walk-out basement, complete with its own kitchen, hearth room, and space for two sets of in-laws! This Kingsley custom home is located in Drayton Hall, a gated community … Continued

Custom Home Adaptation Meets Homeowner Needs

Harcrest Homes recently completed another custom home adaptation that provides just the right balance of aesthetics and practicality to meet the homebuyers’ needs and the homesite’s constraints. Based on our Waterstone plan, this custom beauty was adapted to create the perfect home-retreat for a busy family. The hybrid exterior presents a warm welcome, with a … Continued

Guide to Financing Your Harcrest Custom Home

Choosing to build your dream home with Harcrest Homes is an exciting step. As you begin the purchasing process, learning about your custom home financing options can seem confusing and complex. Luckily, our team is always available and happy to help you every step of the way! We want to give our homeowners clarity on … Continued

Project Feature: A Reverse Custom Ranch Home on Lake Lanier

Every Harcrest Homes homebuyers’ needs are as unique as the homesites found around Lake Lanier! Recently, a special family requested a custom ranch-style home – one that featured the main living areas, including an owner’s suite, on the entry level. Often, ranch homes provide extra space upstairs. However, this family’s homesite was perfect for turning … Continued

Tips for Planning Your New Custom Harcrest Home

While building a custom home from the ground up is exciting, it also requires a great deal of planning. From finding the perfect location to staying within budget while also building a home that provides everything you need, there are plenty of factors to consider – luckily Harcrest Homes is here to help! Here are … Continued

Design Feature: Owner’s Suites

Owner’s suites provide the ultimate retreat after a long day and the perfect backdrop to begin your day. When you imagine your dream bedroom, what do you envision? Perhaps a massive walk-in closet and a bathroom that could be your very own spa? Whatever your dreams may be, Harcrest Homes is sure to deliver an … Continued

Why Buy a Custom Home Now?

Despite rising interest rates and inflation, now is still a good time to build your forever custom home! As a tailored investment into your family’s unique lifestyle, a custom home is most likely to increase in value if lived in for five years or more. Why buy a custom home now? We’ll tell you why! … Continued

Endless Lakeside Living with Harcrest Homes

Grab your swimsuits and slather on the sunscreen! When you live in a Harcrest home, you enjoy lakeside living where days spent on the water are never-ending! As experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable builders, we understand that a home is only as great as the location where it resides. That is why we specialize in building … Continued

When You Live at the Lake, Every Day Can Be a Lake Staycation

Harcrest Homes buyers who choose locations near Lake Lanier may find there is no longer a need to vacation thanks to their new lake staycation option. Resort accommodations pale in comparison to the stunning luxury features, open-concept styling and personal attention the Harcrest Homes team puts into every custom-built home. Plus, with all the nearby … Continued

Find Your New Home for the New Year on the Lake

For many, buying a new home is on their list of New Year’s resolutions, and we’re ready to help make that dream a reality! At Harcrest Homes, we create stunning custom homes and fantastic communities throughout Flowery Branch. Kick off 2022 by exploring our wide variety of new home options in Gwinnett and Hall County! … Continued

Homeowner Takes Leap of Faith and It Pays Off Big

Patrick Zeemer had a vision in mind for the lakefront home he would build at Lake Lanier, and he had a construction loan to go with it. Unfortunately, he and his girlfriend, Jennifer Waite, couldn’t find a builder to make it happen until they met Harcrest Home’s Mike Smith. “We had worked with one or … Continued

Sterling on the Lake Is About More Than the Lake

While lake life is one of the big reasons Harcrest Homes chooses to build custom homes at Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch, we know you can’t live your whole life on the lake. And Sterling on the Lake offers so much more. It’s true that Lake Sterling is a central feature of this master … Continued

Falcons Training Camp: Hot Flowery Branch Destination

The Atlanta Falcons Rookie Camp recently wrapped up at the Atlanta Falcons Headquarters and Training Facility in Flowery Branch, and that can mean only one thing – that preparations are now underway for the full training camp later this summer. And as fans come to watch their favorite team prepare for the season, more people … Continued

Project Feature: Custom Home with Views of Lake Lanier

At Harcrest Homes, we do more than just build custom homes on the lake. We create spaces for families to spend a lifetime in. From creating the perfect rooms to explore your newfound hobbies in, to building the right floorplan to maximize entertainment, to designing a luxurious owner’s suite to retreat after a long day … Continued

Create the Perfect Home Office

There is no denying that the way we work changed drastically over the past year. Companies and organizations everywhere decided to conduct business remotely, and as a result, more people are working from home now. One thing working remotely taught us is the importance of a designated office space within the home. What many resale … Continued

Top Five Things to Do on Lake Lanier

Living near Lake Lanier means having access to countless activities and attractions. At Harcrest Homes, our team of experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable home builders understand that a spectacular custom-built home requires a just as incredible location. That is why we specialize in building luxury custom homes on the shores of Lake Lanier where every day … Continued

5 Reasons to Choose A New, Custom-built Home in the New Year

The start of a new year is filled with the promise of possibility. However, as the year progresses, the initial excitement can fade and some resolutions start to feel more like chores on a to-do list, but this is not always the case. When choosing to build a brand-new custom-built home as a New Year’s … Continued