About

Living Stone crafts award-winning custom homes that exceed clients’ expectations. For over 20 years, our proven process and strategic partnerships with architects, designers and realtors has delivered dream-worthy homes at the best value to hundreds of families and couples seeking a happier, healthier life in the mountains.

All Living Stone homes are green by design. We mindfully select each element to make your home a happier, healthier place to be. To us, green is not a catch phrase or an upgrade. It is how we build a home with the highest integrity. Our stewardship of your comfort and health guides every step of our design to build process and is the heart of the Living Stone ethos.

From the ease of the first meeting to the beauty of the final touch, you will appreciate the Living Stone difference.

Accreditations & Recent Awards

Master Builder Accreditation
NAHB Certified Green Professional
Building Green North Carolina
Certified Aging in Place Specialist
  • Accredited Master Builder
  • Certified Green Professional
  • Certified Aging In Place Specialist
  • Building Green Real Estate Certified
  • Clear Water Contractor
  • Certified Lead Renovator
  • Member of Certainteed’s Builder Advisory Council
  • Past President of the NC Home Builder’s Association
  • 2018 NAHB – Chairman of the Design Committee
  • 2018 NAHB – Board of Directors
  • 2018 NAHB – Executive Committee
  • NC Builder Institute – Trustee and Faculty Member
  • Rated #1 Custom Home Builder by Home Builder Digest
  • 2018 BUILD – Most Outstanding for Sustainable HomeBuilding – North Carolina
  • 2017 BUILD – Best Renovations Firm in the South East and Excellence in Sustainable Building
  • 2016 NAHB – Certified Green Professional (CGP) of the Year
  • 2016 NAHB – Young Professional of the Year (Region B)
  • 2016 NAHB – Best in America Living (BALA) award for The Watkins Residence, best custom “detached” home size 25000-3500 hsf
  • 2016 NAHB – Best in Green (BIG) award for The Rhodo Reno, best green renovation
  • 2016 NAHB – Top Design Trend (featured in the Design trend Calendar) for Modern Farmhouse” for the Watkins Residence
  • 2016 NCHBA Stars Awards winner for Best Single Family Detached Home in it’s Price Point The Dowd Residence
  • 2016 NCHBA Stars Awards winner for Best Outdoor Living Project The Watkins Residence
  • 2016 Asheville HBA – Gold Craftsmanship, Special Project Award and Viewer’s Choice award The Rhodo Reno
  • 2016 BUILD – Best Green Design/Build firm in NC
  • 2016 Duke Energy – Western Region Low Volume Builder of the Year
  • 2017 NCHBA Stars Award Winner for Best Whole House Renovation Vogel Residence
  • 2017 NCHBA Stars Award Winner for Best Addition Barker Residence
  • 2018 NCHBA Stars Award Winner for Best Single Family Detached Home in it’s Price Point The Khan Residence
  • 2018 NCHBA Stars Award Winner for Best Single Family Detached Home in it’s Price Point The Fisher Residence
  • 2018 NCHBA Winner for Best Humanitarian Project for our First Friday Ministry
  • 2018 NCHBA Winner by Builder’s Mutual for Best Safety Program
  • 2018 Parade of Homes Gold Craftsmanship for The Campbell Residence
  • 2018 Parade of Homes Gold Craftsmanship for The Sennett Residence
  • 2018 Parade of Homes Innovative Home Award for The Sennet Residence
  • 2018 Parade of Homes BEST IN SHOW Award for The Sennett Residence 
  • 2018 NCHBA Safety Program of the Year
  • 2018 NAHB Single Family Builder Safety Program of the Year