By designing green we set your project up for success. It is important to take into consideration all the practices that will be used to ensure that you have a healthy, green home from the very beginning.
Over the last 20 years Living Stone Construction has been exceeding expectations through the renovation and new construction process for clients all over the country relocating to Western North Carolina.
The energy star rating of our home has really paid off. Truly I haven’t had energy costs this low in over 20 years.” Gary Holstein
It makes sense to build smart! What we will build for you will give you a return on your investment with significantly lower energy bills as well as transferrable discounts on your power bill for the life of the home.
Sean and Frank have done excellent work in the community and have a great reputation so there was no where else we would go but to them when it was time to build our new home.
We absolutely love our new house. Sean Sullivan and the people at Living Stone Construction (with invaluable support from Laura Sullivan and her staff at ID.ology Interior Design) transformed the architect’s design into an extremely comfortable and energy efficient home that is not only highly functional but also looks fabulous, both inside and out. We never get tired of showing off our new dream home to relatives, friends, and neighbors.
The Living Stone team are unmatched in what they do. We are so grateful to get to be part of their team and look forward to bigger and better things to come.
The exterior colors, stonework and detail is reflected in the interior as well, and I have received many compliments from neighbors in the community. Working with Sean, Laura and Frank was a pleasure. They were professional, supportive and made what could have been a stressful project much less so and often fun. I told the team at our first meeting that the model home on which mine is based sold itself as soon as I walked in. That same workmanship and attention to detail is found in every home LSC builds, all with the valuable input of the clients.
As an architect specializing in custom residential home design in the Asheville area, I have had the opportunity to work with Sean Sullivan on multiple custom home designs in The Settings of Black Mountain. Our experiences have been very positive, as has been the feedback from my clients. Sean’s strong work ethic, commitment to quality craftsmanship, attention to detail and customer satisfaction was exceptional. In the world of construction it’s refreshing to work with someone who values honesty and integrity. Sean takes pride in each and every home he builds. I look forward to our continued working relationship and can confidently recommend Living Stone Construction
From a professional standpoint Sean Sullivan with Living Stone Construction goes above and beyond to make sure his clients as well as the general public and colleagues are as educated as possible with building homes in the mountains.
Living Stone has become a cutting edge institution in design and construction excellence that inspires many others to likewise emulate your example. But examples of excellence to aspire to may best be absorbed and appreciated in smaller doses. Living Stone has always set the tone of excellence combined with sincere humbleness and humility which is highly regarded in the community and among competitors who continue to applaud Living Stones achievements.
Sean has an extremely professional TEAM who supported my clients initially and now throughout the process. He builds trust and it is deserved — Sean has high standards for himself and that is obvious in how he does business.
Design+build is an outstanding approach and the implementation of it was just amazing. We had very high expectations based on Sean’s reputation and what we had seen. And they were exceeded.
David Gramley especially likes the mornings at his Living Stone Construction-built home in The Settings of Black Mountain. The first one awake, he makes a cup of coffee and turns to the large windows in the living room. Cradling the steaming cup of joe, he marvels at the clarity of the mountain framed within the view. Sometimes he sees deer emerge from the woods. Wild turkeys strut among the trees.
Shifting his eyes to the mountain range in the far distance, he’s prone to contemplate he and his wife’s move into this house in the winter of 2015. The house suits them perfectly, David said.
“We found that since we moved here, we hardly turn on the TV,” he said. “I’d rather look outside.”
And to find beauty inside, he has only to scan the interior space of his Craftsman-style home. Its large common area flows seamlessly from the living room into the kitchen and dining area. Its spaciousness is graciously proportioned. The airy, open space seems to breath in the mountain air that David enjoys when he steps out with his coffee onto the porch to see what kind of weather the day has brought.