Building a custom home is such an exciting process from start to finish. In many ways, it is very different from the spec homes we build each year. In essence, our company and the homeowner are building a new home together – as a team. As the homeowner, you are making many of the decisions while we provide you with the critical expert assistance needed in making those delicate decisions that will ultimately give your new home just the right touches.

To remain on top of the many small details of building a custom home, continual communication by email, phone or in-person meetings take place. We know that this process is a tremendously exciting time as you watch your new home become a reality; at the same time it can be potentially stressful dealing with the many decisions that have to be made. Fortunately, you can rely on our experience to help you along the way. There is nothing more fulfilling to us than seeing the glow and smile on your face once you are in your new home.

Over the past several years we have built custom homes throughout the Clemson area with custom & remodel homes all around the lake and mountains

We will build on your land or ours

If you have land that you have found or own and are looking for a company, we are the builder for you. We have several floor plans that fit a wide variety of lot sizes and topography, or we can use any architectural design that you have. Custom Home Builders Also, we can help if you have existing plans that need some special touches to make the plan fit your needs.

Custom homes can be built on your lots, as well. Today’s homebuyers want to have control over the decision making process so that they can make their new home special and built according to their needs. If you prefer one of our spec home floor plans, you can still be in control by getting involved before we start building.

We recommend setting up an appointment with us so that you can get to know and feel comfortable with our company. Choosing the right custom homebuilder is a major decision. We are happy to help you with whatever your needs may be in getting started with the process.

We design projects in-house, or we can complement your designer or architect’s designs if you wish to use outside help.

  • Determine your goals & objectives for your project.
  • Identify your needs and wants for your project based upon our Design Profile System.
  • Full Design Services producing permit-ready plans for your approval, Municipality review and approval, and construction.
  • Full Product Selection Services utilizing knowledgeably-staffed professional showrooms for all of your project’s cabinets, countertops, plumbing and electrical fixtures.
  • Full Engineering Services for Structural, Mechanical and Soil testing as required.
  • Full Design Service Schedules helping to take the guesswork out of meetings and objectives.
  • Full Written Specifications taking the guesswork out of your project so you know

About Southern Horizon Custom HomesFinally, you can have a home of your own for about the same price as you may spend on rent. But not just any home – a brand new home that’s customized by you and built by one of the area’s top builders.

Think renting is your only option? It’s not. Think a new home that’s as affordable as renting doesn’t offer much? It does. In fact, take a look at this side-by-side comparison and you’ll agree – a Southern Horizon Builders’ home and a comparably priced apartment just don’t compare.

Plus, Southern Horizon Builders builds 100% ENERGY STARâ„¢ qualified homes. It starts with energy-efficient construction techniques, and continues into high-efficiency windows, insulation, appliances, landscaping, and much, much more. That’s value you won’t get with any other builder, and certainly not at any apartment.

If you’re ready to kick rent to the curb, then let us be the first to welcome you home.

Need Personal Attention?

Small or large, your project will receive the benefit of the area’s most experienced and skilled home remodeling & renovation professionals who are committed to building and designing long term value into every project.

Buying a turn key home will save you a lot of work and expense in most cases. If you are an investor and buying a turn key investment you are able to start earning income from your property much sooner, making turn key homes very popular with investors.

About your first visit?

Get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to discuss your home improvement needs and find a solution designed to fit your individual home and budget.

We want you to truly enjoy the building process. With our attention to detail, you will have the confidence that every phase is covered. We are committed to develop a plan to your family’s desires while still delivering a competitive price.

We handpick our partners, keep strict guidelines, constantly monitor the quality, and maintain a hands-on approach.
Buying a turn key home will save you a lot of work and expense in most cases. If you are an investor and buying a turn key investment you are able to start earning income from your property much sooner, making turn key homes very popular with investors.

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Serving the Upstate of South Carolina and Western North Carolina, we specialize in Custom Homes, Home Construction and Remodeling Services. We strive to build homes that allow our customers to express their personal tastes. Whether large luxury homes, modest mountain retreats or something in between, we build homes to suit the most discriminating buyer.


A Southern Horizon Builders’ home offers everything you need to live in comfort. The difference? It’s yours. No more landlord to answer to. No more rules to follow except your own. No more restricting your lifestyle because you don’t have the space. And if you think owning one is difficult, think again.


Would you prefer a pre-owned home that you have to adapt to, or a brand new home that adapts to you. With a Southern Horizon Builders’ home, you customize it to fit your lifestyle, with flexible designs, big rooms, open spaces, and beautiful colors. Energy-efficient building materials and appliances to help you save even more. Plus, the tax benefits you’ll enjoy as an owner… well, that’s just smart.


When you move in, you get what you deserve – better quality of life, privacy, and plenty of room for you, your family, and friends. And finally, you’ll be paying for an investment that benefits you, not some landlord.

Any Lake Keowee home building project, be it residential construction or remodeling, is an important project to the customer hiring a contractor. Construction projects in Clemson, Central, Six Mile, Sunset, Seneca, Salem or Cashiers NC, be they a relatively simple home improvement project such as a siding or roof replacement job or a complex design and build, brings a lot of responsibility to the general contractor assuming control of the job. At Southern Horizon Builders, we understand both the responsibility and the liability involved when we sign a home building contract, place a bid, or take control of a site. Responsibility, professionalism and customer service are what we’ve built and pin our reputation on.

Our Services

Some of our remodeling services include

  • Analysis of Remodeling needs
  • Project Development
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Design and Construction
  • Custom Cabinetry & Fireplaces
  • Master Bedroom Suites
  • Project Management
  • Product Selection Assistance
  • Building Inspections
  • Energy Efficient Green Building
  • And more…