Located on the southern tip of Silicon Valley, Morgan Hill has grown into a residential community inhabited by many Bay Area executives, and several high-tech companies have built their headquarters in the city as well. The area is also a dining, entertainment, and recreational destination, well known for its Michelin-star chefs, luxury hospitality, wineries, and nature parks. It’s a great place to build your dream home.
Our editorial team would like to present a list of some of the best custom home builders in Morgan Hill, California. These builders know just how to make the most of the beautiful sceneries around the Bay Area, as well as how to hurdle the challenges of the diverse terrain.
TerraRevo Residential Building & Development
1279 Clark Way, San Jose CA 95125
A cool gray coats this Craftsman home on Bird Avenue in San Jose. It opens to a light neutral palette interior that’s just as easy on the eyes, complementing the airy spaces. Broad windows border the front room on two sides, with an impressionistic take on Brooklyn Bridge hanging on a third wall along the white wood staircase. Further in, the L-shaped kitchen shares a space with the four-seater dining area, also sunlit through more broad windows. Brick backsplash appears behind the white cabinets, with gray countertops complementing the stainless steel appliances on the prep spaces and the center island. The master’s bedroom on the second floor is spacious and features vaulted ceilings and a window-lined brick wall. The hex-tile double-vanity master bath features a glass bordered shower and beside it you’ll find a walk-in closet. There’s also a small but spacious vaulted-ceiling home office on the upper floor. Another bath and more rooms on the ground floor look out onto the lush landscaping outdoors.
The team behind this home is TerraRevo Residential Building & Development. At the helm is Hector Vargas, who has built custom homes in California for over 38 years. The firm builds and remodels throughout Silicon Valley.
Valenti Builders Inc.
720 Fisher Ave. Morgan Hill, CA 95037
The family-owned Valenti Builders Inc. was established by Jim Valenti III in 1991. His sons, Jimmy IV and Anthony, started helping out in the business in grade school and officially joined the team as project managers in 2009. 30 years down the line, the Valentis remain hands-on in every project they build throughout the Bay Area.
This sprawling hillside home in Jackson Oaks showcases the Valenti’s expertise and commitment to client satisfaction. Each outdoor space makes the most of the location. On the ground level, an outdoor grill offers a great place to dine and relax while looking out over the hill. More lounge areas appear on the upper decks. A set of stairs leads further up the slope to a long lap pool, flanked by lounge chairs and a covered patio. Stone-clad landscaping weaves the spaces together with the wood finish of the main structure.
17005 Sorrel Way Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Jim Thompson brings over three decades of experience in the design and contracting business to Artisan Builders. The firm has built everything from a 6,000-square-foot remodel in Saratoga to a 100-square-foot playground in Morgan Hill in its over 20 years serving the Bay Area.
Within the white balustrades, pillars, and arched windows of this home are large, spacious, high-ceiling living spaces. The massive living room features a beige marble-slab fireplace. Through a trimmed opening to its right is the U-shaped kitchen, with some space to dine fronting the kitchen bar. Wooden cabinets are topped by gray marble around the stainless steel appliances and on the center island. A separate dining area looks out through a tall window, with a drop chandelier and spotlights for additional illumination. In the family room, a long couch circles around another marble-slab fireplace, this time in black, with the TV perched on the mantel. French doors in most of the space lead to the wrapping deck, where there is space to lounge beneath the upper-level balcony.
California Construction Company
660 Lonetree Rd. Hollister, CA 95023
California Construction Company built this home in a traditional Tuscan style, with distinct archways leading from space to space. The terracotta roof tiles and clean stucco exterior beckon from the driveway. Inside, the wood-beamed living room centers around the traditional fireplace, built into the wall along with shelves for firewood and the entertainment system. French doors to the left lead outdoors. Wooden pillars mark the eight-seater dining room, which features a rustic cabinet along one wall. The kitchen is in a galley layout, with a long island offering more space to dine. Wine storage is built into the stucco wall in the bar. Recessed lights illuminate the interior spaces, along with black metal chandeliers that match the stair railing, balcony, and outdoor accents. A wall fountain flows outside the passage to the back courtyard.
Art Correa brings over 30 years of experience to the firm he started in 1997. Correa started working alongside his father at a young age, then went on to work for a building contractor in high school. He gained even more hands-on experience managing another company’s day-to-day operations while taking up Construction Management in college. His team builds across Santa Clara and Monterey Counties.
Logic Build Inc.
17500 Monterey St. Suite B, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
This estate in Morgan Hill looks like it has its own park in its back courtyard. Covered decks jut out from the different living spaces, meeting at a central stone patio. Around the home is a large expanse of green with a stone pathway leading to a covered outdoor kitchen with space to dine—and all warmed by a stone fire pit. Beside it is a stretch of five colorful flower beds. More greenery lines the perimeter, creating a relaxing private escape within the city.
This rich outdoor space was built by Logic Build Inc., which has been building homes in the Bay Area since 2003. President Walter Allen brings over 32 years of experience in the construction industry, with expertise in high-end residential design and kitchen remodeling. Allen leads his well-rounded team in a thoughtful building process that operates in collaboration with the client, ensuring the coherence of vision and successful execution of each project.
Phillip Price Construction
16945 Malaga Dr. Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Phil Price established Phillip Price Construction (PPC) in 1985 after about a decade working with different California firms in roles from journeyman carpenter to job site superintendent. The firm has since built dozens of homes across the Bay Area.
A stone pathway leads to the stone-clad entrance of this Menlo Park PPC home. The entrance, in turn, opens to the wood-railed staircase fronting barn doors to the comfy home office. Behind the staircase is the wood-beamed dining room, with another set of barn doors to the kitchen. Here, a granite countertop eat-in island houses an undermount sink fronting the range. Light wood lines the cabinets and the range hood, and brick and tile backsplash appear behind the range and prep spaces. There’s also a more casual dining space off to the side, behind the living room. The bar extends beside the white couch fronting a classic white wood fireplace and broad windows to the lush landscaping outside. Upstairs, the spacious master suite features a double-vanity bath with a dresser, a recessed tub, and a glass-bordered natural stone-wall shower. The guest bedroom on the first floor has its own entrance from the brick backyard patio, which houses a lounge and a picnic table.
Silicon Valley Builders
12169 Dawn Ln. Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Founder and CEO Mike Zaidi brings precision from his background in Mechanical Engineering to building homes with Silicon Valley Builders. Since 2007, the firm has been serving the Bay Area, incorporating innovations such as integrated home systems and quality green materials in its projects.
This home in Monte Sereno, for example, is powered by a sophisticated home automation system. The epitome of Mediterranean luxury, the 8,400-square-foot property features a waterfall, a gas log pizza oven, a BBQ, a Wok burner, and a Tandoor alongside the pool in the backyard. Joining the main structure to form the courtyard is a pool house and a separate home theater building featuring a 9.2 surround sound system. Inside, the home opens to a grand staircase beneath a central dome. Down the hall is a dark wood library cum office. The spacious living room area opens to the courtyard through glass sliding doors, as does the kitchen and dining area in a separate section. Upstairs, the periwinkle-wall master bedroom is lined by large windows beneath layered ceiling trays. A rec room features its own kitchen and bar for refreshments when playing ping pong or pool.
385 Woodview Ave. #250, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Intricate stone cladding and wood finishes wrap all around the exterior of this modern home in Saratoga, fitting well with the lush greenery around it. A long staircase leads downhill to the entry, which opens to the great room living and dining space. A ribbon fireplace is embedded into the central cement wall slab, warming the white-upholstered seats. Through a trimmed opening is a second great room composed of the U-shaped kitchen, then another sitting room, and even yet more dining space. The long eat-in island is topped with large gray glass tiling, which also coats the spaces around the stainless steel appliances. A center passage leads to the rec room, which features a metal-finish pool table. Elegant art pieces hang on the walls of the different spaces, along with movie posters in the home theater. The five bedrooms are spacious and have their own sitting areas and work desks. Multiple lounge areas overlook the woods outside, along with a grill and a fire pit on the second-floor deck.
The home was built by AK Construction, which has been serving Northern California since 2003. Founder Andy Kwitowski remains hands-on in every project, drawing from over 15 years of experience in the industry.
Silva Custom Construction
409 Tennant Sta. Ste. 227, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
A classic brick fireplace flanked by custom built-in shelves anchors the living room that welcomes guests into this modern craftsman home in Mountain View. A casual den sits behind it, with a rolling barn door offering privacy to the cozy space, while the adjacent office provides ample work space. A mini bar provides a seamless transition to the kitchen and dining areas. Cherry wood cabinets complement the window backsplash that floods the prep spaces and eat-in island with light. The owners of the home can wind down after a long day with a bubble bath in the clawfoot tub or a refreshing shower within the glass walls in the dual vanity master bath. The kids also get their own “Jill & Jill” bathroom in their sunlit bedroom.
The team behind this home is Silva Custom Construction (SCC). SCC has been serving the South Bay for over a decade, building custom homes and remodeling kitchens and baths with the highest quality craftsmanship. It was named The Morgan Hill Times’ 2019 Best Contractor.
Tracery Professional Builders Inc.
251 E Hacienda Ave. Unit C, Campbell, CA 95008
Blending technical prowess and aesthetic sensibilities, a tracery is an intricate architectural device that is not just beautiful to look at, it strengthens the structure. Professional Engineer Mark Macdonald brings the same mindset to building throughout Silicon Valley and the Peninsula with Tracery Professional Builders. With degrees in Architecture, Structural Engineering, and Construction Management, Macdonald is able to effectively marry form and function in every project.
The over two-decades-old firm built this guest house in Atherton with glass walls showcasing its peaceful surroundings. Deep overhangs give the structure shade by day, with recessed lights to illuminate its perimeter by night. The layering of walls provides some privacy to the open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room. Stone pathways weave through the grass around the dwelling and extend the gathering spaces right where the accordion doors open.