Open country and beautiful landscapes are what welcome people when they enter Brentwood, Tennessee. Located just 12 miles south of Nashville, Brentwood is a cozy, affluent suburb just outside Tennessee’s biggest music and entertainment hub. Unsurprisingly, many top professionals reside in Brentwood’s neighborhoods, benefitting from the suburb’s exceptional public schools.

Brentwood is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. It offers residents a rural feel with lots of restaurants and parks for the whole family to enjoy. If you’re looking to build your new home or spice up your current one, check our list of the best custom home builders in Brentwood, Tennessee. This list was curated based on the quality and number of the firms’ projects, the styles they are familiar with, their construction process, and of course, their recognition in the field.

Castle Homes

5214 Maryland Way Suite 102, Brentwood, TN 37027 

Living up to its name, Castle Homes strives to make every home it builds as stunning as a castle, worthy of being the backdrop of every family’s cherished memories through the years. For more than 25 years, the firm has been creating houses as unique as the owners themselves. It is the most trusted custom home builder in Nashville, Williamson County, and Middle Tennessee. In every project, the team ensures that every detail, decorative touch, and amenity is suited and tailor-fit for the family’s specific tastes. 

Castle Homes’ dedication to artistry and sustainability in residential design has been featured in many publications like Home Builder Digest, StyleBlueprint, and The Wall Street Journal. The firm’s fine craftsmanship has not gone unnoticed especially with its many awards like the 2018 1st Place Winner Home Builder from Greater Nashville House and Home and Best Home Technology in the 2017 Parade of Homes from HBAMT. Castle Homes is also accredited with the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT), NAHD, National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), an Energy Star Partner, an NAHB Certified Green Professional, and is part of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program. 

When it comes to building homes, aside from prioritizing better green technology and sustainability, Castle Homes is most known for building Traditional and Transitional style houses, much like the English Country Parade Home featured here. From the lovely masonry to the bright interior details, this stunning home takes advantage of every angle of the beautiful view surrounding the structure and adds to it with its own warm aura. 

Grove Park Construction

7101 Sharondale Court Suite 40, Brentwood, TN 37027

Since its inception, Grove Park Construction has since built hundreds of great custom homes ranging from 4,000 to 20,000 square feet, and $700,000 to $10 million in value. In this endeavor, Grove Park has always worked closely with customers from the selection and purchase and throughout the design and construction process. The firm is accredited with the Home Builders Association of Tennessee (HBAT) and the NAHB, and the firm’s fine work has been featured three times in the 2018 StyleBlueprint and in the 2018 Tennessean as well as City Lifestyle.

Born into a family that spans five generations of fine residential construction in Middle Tennessee, the founder Brandon Jenkins has a background rich in experience with handling projects in the area. Since the establishment of Grove Park Construction in 2005, starting with creating a few houses at a time, the company has built a reputation for its focus on personal service, quality construction, and fine attention to detail. Grove Park works with the finest architects and designers to deliver a world-class sensory experience from glass ceiling wine cellars to backyard retreats beyond your imagination.

If you’re looking at traditional and transitional-style homes, Grove Park Construction has got you covered. One example of their work is the 411 Governor’s Club project featured here. This timeless bedroom is part of a bright and lovely traditional home remodel. Like the rest of the home, this beautiful nook takes full advantage of the lighting with its tall windows that let in the warm sun, enhancing the room’s calming beige theme. 

Superior Custom Homes & Remodeling

7105 Moores Lane Suite 100, Brentwood, TN 37027

Since its inception in 2004, Superior Custom Homes & Remodeling has been living up to its name of creating homes that don’t cut corners when it comes to quality. For over a decade, it has been involved in hundreds of custom home and remodeling projects throughout the Middle Tennessee region. Its team of professionals has worked closely with residents of Williamson and Davidson County to build and remodel stunning homes throughout nine different countries throughout the greater Nashville area. When it comes to building, the firm prides itself on its proven methodology that streamlines the building process to make it the most efficient for the clients. 

Superior Custom Homes & Remodeling is accredited with the Home Builders Association of Tennessee, NAHB, NARI, the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee, and Lead-Safe. Its dedication to solid craftsmanship has not gone unnoticed as proven with its many stellar reviews, commending the great outcome and the A+ service that came with it.  An example of that great work is this Brentwood Family Home project that features Superior Custom Homes & Remodeling’s classic transitional home design.  

Botsko Builders Inc.

237 Molly Walton Dr., Hendersonville, TN 37075

With Botsko Builders, anything is possible. When it comes to building your dream home, Botsko has over 25 years of experience with creating high-quality custom homes with your needs and desires at the heart of the process. Being a respected member of the HBAT and the NAHB, Botsko Builders always upholds the highest standards of professionalism in every aspect of the job. It treats the construction process like what it is — a personal service. In that regard, it strives to provide customers with an enjoyable building experience while exercising precise attention to detail to get everything exactly right. 

Botsko Builders’ hard work has not gone unnoticed. It has been awarded the 2005 Parade of Homes and the 2003 Parade of Homes and many clients have left excellent reviews regarding the easy and professional building experience and the beautiful home that came after it. Botsko Builders specializes in traditional and transitional homes. One example is this Valhalla Custom Home pictured here. It’s a large mountain-style gray two-story home with a beautifully made shingle roof. 

Davis Properties


Since 2002, Davis Properties has been distinct in creating timeless architecture, marked by its superior craftsmanship. As a premier builder of luxury estates in Middle Tennessee, Davis Properties designs custom homes with unsurpassed quality and meticulous detail to make sure that everything is built to endure and build value over time. Founder Justin Davis has been involved in the trade of custom homebuilders his entire life and has built up a vast experience in creating luxury homes over the years. In every part of the building process, Justin partners up with the clients and welcomes opportunities to pioneer new techniques and finishes to bring the vision to life. Being accredited with the HBAT and the NAHB, Davis Properties works only with highly skilled master craftsmen and uses only the finest materials so that every home matches its standard of excellence.

Davis Properties has built homes in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Tennessee and is most known for building estate, colonial, and contemporary-style custom homes in the area. This featured home radiates Southern charm with its Federal-style facade and clean color palette.

Forte Building Group

113 Bridlington Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027

Forte Building Group, or FBG, is a full-service builder that offers large-scale renovations and additions, with a keen specialization in building custom homes. FBG was founded on an analytical approach, with the owners having extensive experience both in residential construction and engineering. The firm specializes in stunning Modern, Contemporary, and Transitional homes. A great example of its work is the aptly named Timeless Classic project featured here.

The firm’s owner and founder, Will Forte, has years of experience in civil engineering, design, and construction which helped him in establishing FBG in 1993. He brings to the table a skilled engineer’s approach, combined with the highest level of design, craftsmanship, and value. Serving as Partner and Chief Manager, he has managed hundreds of unique new homes and home improvement projects which enable him to provide clients with great insight, expertise, and project oversight. He is joined by Adam Forte who gained experience in the engineering industry before joining FBG where he is intricately involved with every part of the construction process for his keen understanding of the unique creative vision of every project.

These diverse backgrounds and focused experiences enable FBG to be the kind of firm that is — one that has meticulous attention to detail in building one-of-a-kind custom homes, unique to each owner. FBG also offers a cloud-based team that enables the entire project team to monitor the project’s progress efficiently and helps the owners make informed decisions along the way. 

Southern Elite Custom Homes

1720 General George Patton Dr. d3, Brentwood, TN 37027

Living up to its name, Southern Elite Custom Homes is a company focused on new construction, particularly single-family homes with luxury finishes. It works to simplify the process, from lot selection to development. In its practice, it works with several top-rated designers and architects, and subcontractors to offer a full range of services you need to create your dream home.

Accredited by the HBAT and the NAHB, Southern Elite is driven by a desire to deliver quality in both the actual product and the experience that goes with it. With this, the founder, Dale Davenport takes special care to build meaningful relationships with his clients so that the team can match the needs of each one and create the perfect home tailor-fit for them. 

Southern Elite Custom Homes is most known for making traditional-style homes, one example being this gorgeous Granny White Pike project in Brentwood. It features 6,500+ square feet and features 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and a gourmet kitchen, perfect for hosting.

DeFatta Custom Homes

110 Reynolds Dr., Franklin, TN 37064

DeFatta Custom Homes is a family business that knows exactly how to provide for the needs of a family. In every project, it strives to provide clients with an exceptional home-building experience. Its process is based on first-class designs, an abundance of selections, unmatched craftsmanship, and excellent communication throughout the process. Its founder, Joe DeFatta, is a veteran in the home building industry. He has more than 35 years of experience as a home builder in Middle Tennessee. He established the company with the help of his son, David DeFatta.

As a thoughtful, locally owned and operated family custom home building company, it has made a name for itself as the winner of the Top-20 Family Business in Nashville Award from 2015 to 2017.  In its practice, it provides the best possible home perfect for your family for the years to come. Its work has been featured in the 2019 Nashville Interiors and the team has received positive reviews from clients praising their work ethic and the well-built home they’ve created.

One example of their work is the Willowmet Brentwood project featured here, built with DeFatta’s characteristic traditional style. This lovely brick home features large bedrooms and a large kitchen area perfect for the entire family.

Donnelly Timmons and Associates

229 Carriage Drive, Brentwood, TN 37221

For two decades, Donnelly Timmons and Associates has been offering a dependable full-contracting service that listens to the client’s needs. The founders, Dustin Timmons and Joey Donnelly both believe that communication is the most important aspect of all construction and this principle is what Donnelly Timmons and Associates abides by.

Both founders have family and tradition anchored in the Nashville area that dates back to over a hundred years. This deep history in the location gives them both an edge when it comes to understanding the needs of residents and in navigating the project site. The company also helps with the nitty-gritty of the paperwork involved in building. Donnelly Timmons and Associates commits to quality and integrity, earning it an outstanding reputation among clients.

The company is known for building traditional, transitional, and contemporary homes, like this warm and inviting Missionary Way project in Brentwood. With its stone facade, it makes coming home feel like entering a castle. It features a rustic, contemporary interior with warm wooden accents that comes in perfect contrast with the warm neutral exterior.