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Building Semi-Custom Homes Since 1957

At Craig Builders, we make building a brand new home an enjoyable and rewarding experience.  We build semi-custom Townhomes, Villas, and Single Family Detached homes in the most desirable locations in Charlottesville, VA. We’re known for a commitment to quality construction and exceptional customer service — even after move-in day.  Unique to us, customers choose the exact date that their home will be completed upfront, and we are consistently on schedule.

We invite you to visit one of our decorated model homes open daily from 12-5pm.  Our team of Customer Representatives are ready to answer all of your questions and guide you thru the new home building experience.

Your Builder of Choice.

We invite you to review our portfolio of new home plans in sought after communities in Charlottesville/Albemarle County, Virginia including Belvedere, Cascadia, Foothill Crossing and Westlake, Glenmore, Old Trail Village, Out Of Bounds (sold out) and Park Lane.

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What's the Difference?

Craig Builders provides a semi-custom building experience using over 60 years of tried and tested construction methods. The result is a quality built and energy efficient home with included features that offer a complete package so you may not feel the need to upgrade.

Each home includes painted full overlay cabinetry, granite countertops, wide plank hardwood flooring and abundant choice of ceramic tile…just to name a few. Many homes include our signature custom made mahogany front door and every home is stick built with 2x6 exterior walls as we’ve done for generations.

Want to make a plan customization? Let’s explore how we can accomplish your goals.

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The Craig Builders Story

In the early 1900s, young architect, Samuel Daley Craig returned to the Shenandoah Valley from school to practice his trade of designing and building. In 1957 S. Daley Craig Jr. moved to Charlottesville to serve the expanding housing needs of the increasingly successful University of Virginia. For the past 40 + years, Sam Craig has guided Craig Builders as it continues to adapt to the everchanging home building market place in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

The Craig Builders “family” of employees has steadily grown over the years through very selective matching of special people with specific roles. It is comprised of a tight-knit group of exceptional staff. Each person shares the guiding principle of being highly productive, anticipating and serving the needs of our customers exceptionally well, and being highly respected in the community of family, friends, associates and public. As a small business, Craig Builders’ primary reward is witnessing the satisfaction of their customers entire building experience.

Craig Builders constantly adjusts its practices with long term business standing in mind. Despite having built many homes over many years, each house is still built one at a time. The use of time-tested materials and methods allows Craig Builders to be confident and prideful in every home it builds and insures its strong community standing for many years into the future.

Homes For Sale

177 Marietta Dr, Charlottesville VA 22911

177 Marietta Dr, Charlottesville VA 22911
MLS#607733 | $739,000
3145 sqft

To be built Afton (New Floorplan) in Cascadia on one of the last remaining homesites with a mountain…
Cascadia

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91 Crosscreek Dr, Charlottesville VA 22911

91 Crosscreek Dr, Charlottesville VA 22911
MLS#613288 | $549,900
2075 sqft

Ready to be built in North Pointe
North Pointe

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105 Thicket Run Pl, Charlottesville VA 22911

105 Thicket Run Pl, Charlottesville VA 22911
MLS#613294 | $634,900
2075 sqft

The Afton is ready to be built in North Pointe on an unfinished walkout basement backing to a small …
North Pointe

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2241 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932

2241 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#615004 | $574,900
2565 sqft

To-be-built, Village Home A with main level living
Old Trail Village

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4420 Woodlands Rd, Charlottesville VA 22901

4420 Woodlands Rd, Charlottesville VA 22901
MLS#616697 | $1,024,990
3504 sqft

Ready to be Built

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23 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932

23 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#619220 | $749,900
2802 sqft

To Be Built with December 2022 Move-In
Old Trail Village

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24 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932

24 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#619211 | $834,900
2669 sqft

To be Built with November 2022 Move-In
Old Trail Village

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11 Eagle View, Crozet VA 22932

11 Eagle View, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#621424 | $1,124,900
2950 sqft

Introducing the Newport Heritage on a stunning 2
Fairhill

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5475 Golf Dr, Crozet VA 22932

5475 Golf Dr, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#621713 | $599,900
2571 sqft

To be built with Mountain Views
Old Trail Village

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6822 Chancery Ln, Crozet VA 22932

6822 Chancery Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#622537 | $769,900
2644 sqft

Main Level Living Avondale Courtyard Home
Old Trail Village

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5473 Golf Dr, Crozet VA 22932

5473 Golf Dr, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#622728 | $649,900
2571 sqft

To be built with Mountain Views
Old Trail Village

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12 Eagle View, Crozet VA 22932

12 Eagle View, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#623144 | $1,184,900
3693 sqft

Introducing the Monterey Floorplan on a stunning, private 2
Fairhill

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240 Bishopgate Ln, Crozet VA 22932

240 Bishopgate Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#623392 | $899,900
2447 sqft

To-be-built Chesapeake on desirable homesite in Block 32 of Old Trail Village with tree-lined backdr…
Old Trail Village

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246 Bishopgate Ln, Crozet VA 22932

246 Bishopgate Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#623518 | $899,900
3551 sqft

To-be-built Mechum with August completion on a desirable homesite in Block 32 of Old Trail Village w…
Old Trail Village

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321 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932

321 Avondale Ln, Crozet VA 22932
MLS#623645 | $684,900
2075 sqft

One of the last end unit Villas available in Old Trail Village
Old Trail Village

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19 Drumin Rd, Keswick VA 22947

19 Drumin Rd, Keswick VA 22947
MLS#623791 | $739,900
1825 sqft

Only 2 homesites remain in our desirable Glenmore Highlands Community to build this plan
Glenmore

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20 Drumin Rd, Keswick VA 22947

20 Drumin Rd, Keswick VA 22947
MLS#623790 | $769,900
2075 sqft

Last chance to build The Chesapeake in the desirable and private Glenmore Highlands community
Glenmore

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