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Custom Homes in Charleston

Known for its rich history, charming culture and stunning scenery, Charleston and the surrounding islands draw in 33 new residents every day.Not only is the quality of life in this area among the highest in the country, but there is also no shortage of friendly people, top-rated restaurants and breathtaking homes.

One of the custom builders known for making dream homes come to life is Camens Architectural Group. This firm’s design method involves listening to the client first and foremost, but also taking stock of a site’s potential in order to find the perfect balance for light and flow throughout a home. Camens’ awe-inspiring architectural creations can be found throughout Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Daniel Island and Johns Island.

While visiting Sea Brook Island for the first time, architect Marc Camens fell in love with the lowcountry and decided to leave the Adirondacks and start a firm in the Charleston area.

Building a custom home in Charleston is ideal because it allows you to create a living space that incorporates the unique charm and beauty of the lowcountry. In addition to that, when you work with an experienced architect like Marc Camens, you can create the house of your dreams.

Charleston is the ideal place to build your dream home because of all that the area has to offer. The public schools are among the top in the nation and there are many ways to keep your family busy year round. If you are a young professional or someone just looking for a new job opportunity, Charleston boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates due to the growing presence of businesses in the emerging technology industry.

The cliche ‘work hard, play harder,’ is an integral part of the lowcountry culture. After a long work week you can go to the beach and soak up the sun, play 18 rounds of golf on perfectly manicured greens or check out one of the many restaurants, museums and attractions that Charleston has to offer.

Whether you are looking to build a luxurious summer home or you are in the market for a brand new home built just for you, the lowcountry is the perfect place to plant new roots.


Luxury Living at Kiawah Island

Tired of the hustle and bustle of city living? Relocate to South Carolina’s best kept secret.  Located only 15 miles south of Charleston, Kiawah Island is the ideal destination for pleasure seekers. Buffington Homes is your premiere custom home builder in the Kiawah Island area.

This barrier island is rich in maritime forests and lush beaches. Kiawah is the distinctive combination of Southern hospitality and luxury private island living.

Imagine waking up in your brand new home to the sounds of the tide breaking on the shore while enjoying the beautiful sunrise from your bed. You walk down stairs in your chef’s kitchen to eat breakfast while appreciating the breathtaking views from your large bay window. You spend the rest of your morning biking in the 21-acre Night Heron Park with your significant other. Later that day, you enjoy the anticipated Lowcountry oyster roast and barbecue with your family. To complete your eventful day, you watch the sun set on the beach from your spacious patio. What makes this day even better is knowing that you can enjoy this vacation lifestyle every day.

Nothing is better than enjoying the coastal environment while in the comfort of your own custom built home.  Residents of Kiawah enjoy taking advantage of the waterfront beaches with their family, enjoying spa amenities and dining at many of the restaurants in town.  There’s no wonder why Kiawah was voted America’s Happiest Seaside Town by Coastal Living. While here, take time to enjoy all of the wildlife the island has to offer.

Kiawah is the ideal location for exploration.  Enjoy a day at the Cassique golf course, home of the 94th PGA Championship. Take your prized boat out for a ride from Mingo Point to the marina. On the weekend, enjoy concerts and farmers markets in Freshfields Village. Enjoy deep sea fishing? Enjoy angling in the Kiawah River. Want to learn about the island’s rich history? Sign up for a tour at the Kiawah Island Nature Center. Whatever your interests, Kiawah is sure to not disappoint.

The island is the perfect location for family life. Your children will attend exceptional schools, both public and private.  If your child wishes to stay close to home for university, located nearby is the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston’s leading hospitals are just miles away from the Kiawah.

Be rest assured that you’ll live in the lap of luxury here on Kiawah Island. Let Buffington Homes build your dream home in your dream destination.