Our Services

May River Custom Homes has had the pleasure of working on a variety of building and construction projects in Bluffton, Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Georgia, including new residential construction as well as residential renovations and remodeling.


May River Custom Homes is a true custom home builder. Clients are offered the option of drafting their own plans with May River or using details and plans of previously built homes to shape the design of their dream home.

The team offers custom building touches such as panelized arches, coffered ceilings, crown moldings, paneling, wainscoting, built-ins, etc. However, each team member at May River Custom Homes understands the home isn’t just about finishes, it’s the family’s command center and should be designed as such. The team of builders and designers spend time getting to know clients in order to learn their lifestyle as well as the homeowners’ current and future needs.

Click the link below to see a few floor plans you can use to begin designing your dream home.

Sample Floor Plan Designs


Even if a new home isn’t in your near future or budget, May River Custom Homes can help you customize your living space to best fit your current and future needs. From kitchens to bathrooms and master suites, the talented team of designers and builders at May River Custom Homes can help you tap into the potential of your home … and turn it into the home you’ve always wanted.


Whether May River Custom Homes is building for a young family of four or a couple who has been married for 40 years, the same level of quality and consideration is given. Besides the experienced builders and contractors, the team includes a design coordinator to assist customers with various decisions when it comes to the look, feel and function of their new custom home. Jenny Nelson works with clients to ensure all of the selections for their home are made in an efficient and timely manner. She holds a degree in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  Jenny’s combination of experience, formal education and impeccable taste makes her an ideal partner to work with clients on developing the overall design and style of their newly constructed or renovated home as well as the finishes.


May River Custom Homes has a design/build capability that includes a collaborative effort between the client and the architect/designer using a team approach.

As the client, you will work with the entire team at May River Custom Homes in Bluffton to ensure every aspect of your home fits within your expectations and budget from design and layout to finishing touches. The design charrette allows clients to consider efficient design possibilities as well as value-engineering suggestions by the team. This ensures the client obtains house plans, specifications, engineering and landscape plans that meet all community and building code requirements, whether they are building in a new home community in Bluffton, Hilton Head Island or beyond.

Once the design charrette is complete, May River Custom Homes prepares a budget for the project based upon the plans, architectural review board requirements for the home community and design selections made by the client. When the budget is complete, May River Custom Homes will provide you, the client, with a fixed-price contract. This process ensures the homeowners’ are delivered a professionally built home, within budget, while complying with community and building code requirements.

Click here to walk through the steps of the custom home-building process.