Building A Secure Future 


Custom Bunkers, Safe Rooms and Compounds in Asheville

At Living Stone Design + Build, we take pride in offering custom and unique custom homes and renovations that meet our clients needs which sometimes can go beyond the ordinary. In a world where safety and security are paramount, we’re seeing more requests for designing and building bunkers, safe rooms, and compounds that provide peace of mind like never before.


Understanding the Need for Security:


In today’s unpredictable world, security is a top concern for many homeowners. Whether it’s protecting against natural disasters, civil unrest, or simply having a safe retreat in your home, the demand for secure living spaces has never been higher. We’ve recognized this need and taken it upon ourselves to provide tailored solutions.


Custom Bunkers for Ultimate Protection:


For those who prioritize safety above all else, we offer custom bunkers. These subterranean sanctuaries are engineered to withstand a variety of threats, from extreme weather events to potential security breaches. Our bunkers are designed with comfort in mind, ensuring that you have everything you need to ride out any storm.


Safe Rooms:


Your Immediate Haven – Safe rooms are an integral part of our security offerings. Designed to be easily accessible from within your home, these fortified spaces can be equipped with communication systems, supplies, and security features that can protect you and your loved ones in case of an emergency. They are the ultimate expression of security without compromising on comfort.

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Creating Secure Compounds:


For those seeking a higher level of protection, we specialize in designing secure compounds. These fortified estates are a combination of state-of-the-art technology and architectural ingenuity. We work closely with our clients to create customized compounds that meet their unique security needs while seamlessly blending with the natural beauty of Asheville.


Balancing Security with Aesthetics:

One of our guiding principles is that security should never come at the expense of aesthetics. Our design team collaborates closely with clients to ensure that the security features seamlessly integrate with the overall aesthetics of the property. Whether it’s a hidden bunker entrance or a discreet safe room, our goal is to make your security measures practically invisible.

Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency:


In the modern world, sustainability and self-sufficiency are also crucial aspects of security. Many of our security-conscious clients opt for sustainable features, such as renewable energy sources and water collection systems, to ensure they can maintain their secure living environment independently.

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Peace of Mind for the Future:


In western North Carolina and throughout the South, we understand the importance of living with peace of mind. Our commitment to designing and building bunkers, safe rooms, and compounds is rooted in our dedication to providing our clients with Happier and Healthier lives which also includes a secure future. With the right security measures in place, you can focus on what truly matters—enjoying your beautiful home.




Whether you’re considering a custom bunker, a safe room, or a secure compound, either as part of a new build or renovation, our team at Living Stone will apply our 7 levels of service to help you achieve your goals. Together, we’re building a safer and more secure world, one home at a time.



About the Author, Sean Sullivan

About the Author, Sean Sullivan

Sean got his start in the construction business in 1994. Today, he’s the President of Living Stone Design + Build, and is an Accredited Master Builder, Certified Green Professional, Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, and author of Building a Quality Custom Home: What you Need to Know. He also teaches continuing education courses for builders and accreditations through the NC Builders Institute. Sean loves western North Carolina and the Asheville community, and lives in Black Mountain with his wife, Laura Sullivan.