Building homes is what makes Craig Boyd, owner of Boyd Construction Company, Inc. in Petoskey, excited to get up in the morning. Whether it’s following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps, his memories of seeing the world from atop a roof as a child, or the lifelong friendships he forms through his craft, Boyd revels in the home-building process, and this modern rustic waterfront home is a recent example of his talents.
Contractor Shaun Gober of EETKO Builders is always looking for new ideas to incorporate into his building projects. Those ideas come from a variety of sources. While on vacation, he read an article on the growing popularity of the Modern Farmhouse in an industry magazine.
The expansive, Craftsman-inspired home with four bedrooms, four full baths, and two half-baths, is situated on hole 14 at the 250-yard mark on the Mountain Ridge golf course
There was something special and unique about this project that was hard to put into words.
Ryan McCoon, president of Traverse City-based Endura Performance Homes, explains how beauty goes well beyond skin deep in this Home Builders Association Grand Traverse Area - Parade of Homes Judges Choice Overall Award winner.
Located on a Lake Michigan critical dune in the Frankfort area, this unique 1970s-era home spoke to the homeowners when they first saw it. Though the home didn’t fit their needs perfectly when they purchased it, they saw the potential for all that the home could be.
They met with some builders, but no one really understood their vision until Jeff Simonis of Simonis Custom Home Building and Remodeling came along. “Not every builder is as enthusiastic as Jeff is,” say the homeowners. “Jeff said, ‘I can work with this.’” Together, they began a journey that would transform the lackluster dud into the home of their dreams.