• Tips for Finding Your Dream Property in the Pacific Northwest

    How do you find the perfect piece of property on which to build your dream home? Fortunately, there are many scenic plots of land to choose from here in the Pacific Northwest. Even if you close your eyes and blindly pick a spot, you’ll likely land somewhere beautiful. It’s one of the many benefits of […]

    October 25th, 2017

  • How to Come Up With a Floor Plan That Meets Your Needs

    One of the most exciting benefits of building a custom home is that you are the designer. You have a hand in creating the perfect floor plan to meet your needs. Instead of searching for months (or longer) to find a home that may work, you can create a home that’s built to accommodate both […]

    October 18th, 2017

  • Downsize Your Home, Upgrade Your Lifestyle: How to Embrace Minimalism in Comfort

    Thinking of downsizing your home to embrace a more minimalist mindset? When you consider the multiple benefits of downsizing, the idea is certainly alluring. Minimalism is a natural response to a life that’s weighed down by unnecessary clutter. Getting rid of extra stuff can free you up to live the life that you’ve always wanted. […]

    October 11th, 2017

  • Custom Home Bathroom Design Ideas (With a View)

    They say that life is just different up here in the Pacific Northwest. We happily agree. But the fresh air, the stunning water views and the majestic mountains don’t just make life different here. They also make designing every room in your custom home a completely unique experience. Take your custom home master bathroom for example. […]

    September 20th, 2017

  • 5 Creative Design Ideas for Your New Home

    Are you looking for unique ideas to incorporate into your new home? While a walk-in pantry, a boutique master closet, and a man cave are on everyone’s wish list, perhaps you’d like to see what else is out there. Below, we’ll look at some of the most creative ideas from homes we’ve actually built for […]

    August 17th, 2017

  • 6 Reasons to Choose Us as Your Custom Home Builder

    Why build with Estes? Once you decide to build your dream home, one of the first questions you’ll ask yourself is, “Which builder should I go with for my custom home?” We’re honored that you’re considering Estes Builders. Over the years, we’ve built homes for hundreds of wonderful families and we hope to work with […]

    August 15th, 2017

  • Custom Home Builder Video Testimonial: Meet Debbie

    Imagining owning an amazing piece of property but then waiting decades before you build on it. That’s Debbie’s story. Debbie purchased a stunning waterfront property 20 years ago. After entering retirement, she set her sights on building the home of her dreams. We recently had the pleasure of building her beautiful, modern home in Port […]

    August 10th, 2017

  • Smart Advice for Building a Waterfront Home

    Have you always dreamed of living on the waterfront? A home built near the water offers so many simple joys. Is there anything more serene than watching soft waves as they lap against the shore or listening to the whispering breeze that rustles through the trees? What is more awe-inspiring than gazing into the reflection […]

    August 8th, 2017

  • How-to Guide for Building a Custom Home

    There are lots of questions when you are planning to design and build a custom home. Information from friends can be well-meaning but unhelpful. Information on the internet can be useful but too general. You don’t want a sales pitch. You simply want good information that makes sense. We get it. That’s why we’ve gathered […]

    July 13th, 2017

  • Behind the Scenes: New Custom Home in Sequim, WA

    “Design like you’re a kid again.” That’s the approach that the DeBards took when designing their new custom home in Sequim, WA. We think it’s great advice. The DeBards decided to leave behind the hot, crowded island life in Hawaii and relocate to Western Washington, but they didn’t want a cookie-cutter house. They just wanted […]

    July 11th, 2017

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The design has turned out to fit our lifestyle just right.


The plans were drawn better in one week than another designer/builder did in two months.


From the start of this process to the completion, it has been fun.


Our sketches and ideas were translated into a viable floor plan, and adapted perfectly to the slope of the lot


Your in-house design team made it a snap with their knowledge and expertise


Estes took care of things that we didn't even think of.


We have a “showplace” home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


Honesty, integrity and genuine interest to listen.


Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


Each of our concerns was yours too. Once again Thank You for this endless consideration


My mother in Ohio loves checking up on our home via the website! What a good idea!


We have a "showplace" home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


Exceptional choice, quality, delivery, service and value describe our experience with Estes Builders


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Serving: Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Port Ludlow

259003 Hwy 101
Sequim, WA 98382




Serving: Bainbridge Isl., Kingston, Silverdale & Port Orchard

19255 Powder Hill Place - Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA 98370