Builders & Architects


In this age of readily available stock plans, an architect may seem an unnecessary luxury; however, having a unique home designed to take full advantage of your specific lot adds to your experience of living, and also to your resale value. An architect acts as your ally throughout the construction process, providing critical oversight and quality control.

Arcon Architects & Builders, LLC
15740 Hwy 11 North, Suite 3B
Salem, South Carolina 29676
(864) 944-0222
Ron Welch is a talented architect with a developed sense of local style.

The Architectural Practice
56 College Street, Suite 204B
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
(828) 258.9118
Con Dameron not only designs wonderful homes but is involve in the communities where he works. He is an advisor for the Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Architectural Review Board.

Wright Design, LLC
123 West Broad Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29601
(864) 907-1054
Brad Wright’s designs incorporate timeless elegance that blends beautifully with the landscape.


Selecting a builder is critical but in the communities we represent, the most difficult part is deciding on which of the approved builders suits you best. Each one offers fantastic options. The builders noted on our site have a proven track record and can take you through several completed projects in the communities that highlight their capabilities. The builder you select does need to be approved by the community. Builders listed here are pre-approved for most communities. Other than that, you are not limited as to your choice. Your architect and builder need to work well as a team. Be sure to meet with them together prior to making final selections.

The Carver Group
28 Cooper Street
Travelers Rest, South Carolina 29690
(864) 834-8500
Craig Carver’s team builds an excellent home, working well with architects or designing the home on a turnkey basis.

Don Snyder Corporation
1447 Jones Mill Road
Fountain Inn, South Carolina 29644
(864) 862-2007
Don Snyder is one of a few builders with proven Timber Frame experience, as well as experience building around the lake.

Gabriel Builders, Inc
52 Parkway Commons Way
Greer, South Carolina 29650
(864) 879-3035
Gus Rubio’s gallery page highlights the extensive range of homes his company has completed and the many communities where he has had proven success.

Morgan-Keefe Builders
6 Legend Drive Lane
Arden, North Carolina 28704
(828) 693-8562
Malcolm Morgan and his team have been building at Lake Keowee since the inception of the Cliffs and Reserve. They have a reputation for quality work and service that continues beyond completion of the project.

Precision Builders
151 Smokey Haze Road
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
(864) 878-3747
Ken Lowe takes on a limited number of projects in any given year. He prides himself on being on the job on a daily basis and personally monitoring every aspect of the building process. Our clients who have selected Ken are proud to show off how that translates to incredible quality in their home.

Truman Builders
P.O. Box 1507
Pickens, SC 29671
Josh Rusher – 864-505-9568

Interior Design

Whether you’re looking for a full interior fit-out or simply wanting some help creating your own look, an interior designer can be a great addition to a design tem.

Case Interior Design Group
104 East Main Street
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
(864) 878-0551
Since 1994, Angie Case has been committed to fulfilling the needs of residential and commercial clientele by carefully listening to their ideas and wishes and creating distinctive, artistic, purposeful interiors which reflect their preferences.

SH Designs
475 Haywood Road, Suite 1
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
(864) 275-2648
Sandy Hankins has been helping home and business owners discover and achieve their individual styles for more than 35 years. SH Designs creates living spaces that reflect the personality, passions, and lifestyles of each client.

Docks & Shoreline Stabilization

All docks as well as any shoreline stabilization work must be permitted by Duke Energy prior to installation and when making any changes.

Carolina Dock, Inc
(864) 885-0432

Kroeger Marine Corporation
Docks & Erosion Control
(864) 882-7671

Jimmy Clark
(864) 420-0189

T&M Custom Docks
Authorized Dealer for Flotation Systems, Inc
Donnie Thacker
(864) 226-8169

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