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Mountain Modern Farmhouse

Mountain Modern Farmhouse

Winter conditions are keeping us hard at work on this mountain modern farmhouse just outside of Crested Butte.  This project is currently in the framing stage, but only a few weeks away from being weathered in!  It incorporates reclaimed timbers in juxtaposition with its clean lines for a fresh look.  This home is slated to…

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Somrak now to offer Interior/Exterior Design Services

Somrak now to offer Interior/Exterior Design Services

Ben and Kate both felt that the natural progression of their design-build business would be to expand offerings to include interior design. “It was a no-brainer to start offering something that naturally fit into our already existing business model.” said Kate. Ben chimed in, stating that “the driving force was our commitment to vertical integration…

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Meridian Masterpiece

Meridian Masterpiece

Our team recently finished up this design-build in the Meridian Lake area of Crested Butte and we are excited to show it off. The steep homesite was challenging to say the very least, but once we reached the top of the hill the views were well worth it. Hats off to our talented team of…

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River Rim Retreat

River Rim Retreat

We recently completed this efficient home above the banks of the East River for a wonderful local family. The project was designed by Benjamin Somrak, with a great deal of hand-in-hand suggestions from the homeowners – creating the perfect family retreat. Our project manager Kyle Skinner moved quickly through the process, handling the day-to-day site…

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Why does it seem to cost so much to build in Crested Butte? Very common question, the easiest answer is: location and talent.  Think of Crested Butte as it’s own little island just as Hawaii is. A little paradise that is difficult to get to, which means all of the materials and…

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The completion of The Golf Course Beauty

The completion of The Golf Course Beauty

This “Smart-Sized” custom home was carefully crafted with reclaimed elements to invoke the mining heritage of Crested Butte. The warm rustic metal siding complimenting the reclaimed wood on the exterior of the home sets the tone of the inviting rustic charm which is reiterated throughout the interior. A reclaimed wood sliding barn door, stone fireplace,…

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Pre-Construction

Successful projects stem from proper planning, organization and attention to all the finer details. Our team is efficient in getting the job done right by formulating a solid plan prior to the shovel hitting the dirt. Facilitating competitive subcontractor bids, development of scope notes, budget preparation, value engineering, and timeline generation are just a few…

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Construction

Construction Services: Ready to get going on one of the greatest adventures of your life? We look forward to making your project happen in the highest fashion.  Our well equipped team is ready to take on your project, with dedicated Project Managers for each job, backed by our dedicated office staff.  Our team looks forward…

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Design

Architectural Design A design-build package allows you to have a closer connection to the construction of your home throughout the entire process. When we design your home, all of the questions that usually arise in the building process are already discussed in the preliminary stages of concept design – saving time, money and peace of…

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Kate Somrak

Kate Somrak

Kate grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and attended the University of Iowa graduating with a B.B.A. in marketing. She moved to CB in 2008 looking to explore her passion for the mountains and fell in love with the unique small town community. Kate joined the team in 2013. Her extended knowledge of…

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