Bernardsville is a city that’s perfect for single families. With a median home price of $762,827, the city has its fair share of beautiful and functional custom homes.

On this list of the best custom home builders in Bernardsville, you’ll find professionals who have been consistently praised for crafting traditional homes. These highly skilled builders use quality materials and combine them with years of experience, experience anchored by a long-standing passion for the craft.

Tallaksen Custom Builders, LLC

31 Washington Avenue, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

For 42 years, Tallaksen Custom Builders has been a reliable builder for clients in Bernardsville and nearby counties. During that time, the firm has built more than 60 custom homes and provided over 5,000 renovations and additions. With dedicated architects, contractors, realtors, and vendors, this firm is able to provide clients with focused attention to detail. The Kennedy residence in particular is a great example. This three-story home has a red stone façade topped by a shingle roof and windows in a striking dark-red palette.

Horowitz & Sons Construction

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 

Horowitz & Sons Construction provides quality materials and skilled and reliable craftsmen. This result is high-class custom homes. The homes come in a mix of materials and styles, each as unique as its homeowner. The firm’s portfolio is a collection of traditional and colonial homes like Pacer Court in Basking Ridge. One of the firm’s grandest and largest spec homes, this two-story home features a bluestone front with detailed trim work and an exceptional level of attention to detail. The firm is also a reliable builder when it comes to additions and renovations.

Deerpath Custom Builders

16 Mount Bethel Road, Ste. #256, Warren, NJ 07059

Deerpath Custom Builders combines 20 years of building experience with continuous education in the latest trends. By blending history with the new, this firm has completed projects known for their functional pieces clothed with distinctive features. Alongside some of the best architects, contractors, engineers, and designers, Deerpath Custom Builders’ portfolio includes homes in a variety of designs including the contemporary, traditional, prairie, and Craftsman styles.

Heritage Manor Homes LLC

68 Debbie Place, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

When two award-winning builders work together, magic happens. Heritage Manor Homes is just one real-life example of this magic. A firm that has been in the industry for 16 years, Heritage Manor Homes is praised for providing clients with custom builds, home renovation and remodeling, and green building services. These services are guided by co-founder Bob Rau and Rich Bower. Rau has over 40 years of experience in the building industry and he’s also a Life Director of the Community Builders Association. Bower has produced dozens of properties that highlight unique custom features. Combined, these two professionals lead a firm that offers high-quality residences. Heritage Manor Homes has won a number of awards, including the 2107 award for the best custom single-family home in the $750,000 to $1 million category and the best green building renovation. 

Grant Homes

1 E. Main Street, Mendham, NJ 07945

Grant Homes turns dream homes into real luxury homes, and it’s been doing that since 1984. This firm’s design-build process emphasizes polishing the design—the team wants to provide the client’s unique desires. Grant Homes’ crafted homes in the traditional, Craftsman, colonial, Georgian, and contemporary styles. The firms’ work and expertise have been noticed by Residential Design/Build Magazine and Home Builder Executive. The firm also won the New Jersey Community Builders Award for the best single-family home of the year—an award that the firm has repeatedly won on both the state and local levels.