Lakeside stone luxury home boasting a zero entry pool and private dock, Lake LBJ TX
Lake LBJ Waterfront - Custom Home

Lake LBJ Custom Home Builder

13 YEARS Showcase Builders 2010 - 2024

Lake LBJ Custom Home Builder

Lake LBJ • Horseshoe Bay • Kingsland • Granite Shoals • Sunrise Beach • Marble Falls • Llano

As the top Lake LBJ custom home builder, when building custom homes, everyone wants to make their home special. However, building a custom home can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Are there budget considerations? What about the style, design, and plans? Is the lot located in the right neighborhood or location? Are there homeowner association, community, city, or state restrictions that may impact the design or plans?

Aerial view of cliffside waterfront home boasting panoramic lake views, Lake LBJ TX
The Peninsula Custom Home


Many owners wonder if there is a professional that they can trust who will take full responsibility for the entire project? Should you form a team? Which professionals do you need, and how do you select them?

These are all valid questions and concerns.


Impeccably designed, stone home with stunning indoor/outdoor living, Lake LBJ TX

Showcase Builders has been building custom homes since 2010. Showcase Builders is honored to be ranked #1 on Houzz.com in and all of Lake LBJ Waterfront. The design team will work in collaboration with nationally recognized architects and interior designers.

Front elevation of luxury home nestled on a private golf course in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, Lake LBJ TX

Showcase Builders understands that you want your own special place that reflects your style and taste. Our process, "The 5 Simple Steps"™ was created as a system based on the collaborative model that allows you to describe what you want, the design team draws it, you approve it, and builds it, on time, and on budget.

Building a custom home to match your lifestyle is the focus of Showcase Builders. It's what we do. Choose to build your new custom home and enjoy our promise of a 5-Star Experience. You've made it, now live and enjoy it.

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Custom Home Gallery

Why Showcase Builders?

3 Reasons To Select Showcase Builders As your Lake LBJ Waterfront Custom Home Builder

Over the last 13 years, Showcase Builders has perfected the Collaborative Method. This gives us the opportunity to make a promise of a 5-Star Experience to everyone.

There are 3 reasons why we can make this pledge:

  1. Process
  2. Team
  3. Execution

PROCESS: understands that you want your own special place that reflects your personal style and taste. Our process allows you to describe what you want, the design team draws it, you approve it, and Showcase Builders builds it.

TEAM: assembles a team for each project, based on trust, in collaboration with architects and interior designers. We use top sub-contractors and suppliers to guarantee the highest quality building standards and a 5-Star client experience.

EXECUTION: Our clients expect the best and refuse to take unknown risks to cut costs. Close attention is paid to the requirements of time, budget, design, and craftsmanship. Years of experience have increased our expertise and capacity to integrate state-of-the-art systems and value engineering, as well as practical solutions to unique, and common design challenges.


"The 5 Simple Steps"

Inspired Design

Exciting design ideas drive every project. It all starts with our listening and idea session.

Showcase Builders understands that you want your own special place that reflects your style and taste.

STEP ONE: “Let’s Talk.”™ This is a listening and idea session to establish the scope and estimated budget range for your project. Your space needs, design preferences, and personal details are all identified.

Intimate great room boasting a custom stone fireplace, Lake LBJ TX
The Legends Custom Home

STEP TWO: “Storyboard Process,”™ This step is when your design team is selected and ideas are transformed into a preliminary schematic floor plan. Your estimated budget range is revised to reflect the accepted plan and a chart of allowances is created for the selection process that follows. Specific code or structural issues will be assessed and resolved at this stage.

Kingsland Ranch Custom Home

STEP THREE: “Rendering to Scale,”™ is where selections and specifications are finalized to complete the bid process. A full set of construction plans are created to maximize design, innovation, and value engineering to meet your budget. Upon completion, a final construction agreement is presented for your approval.

STEP FOUR: “The Big Event,”™ is when the Showcase Builders construction team transforms your plans into reality. Your plans are built to specifications.

Front view of custom luxury home boasting a custom stone exterior, Lake LBJ TX
Wold Creek Custom Home

STEP FIVE: “Happily Ever After.”™ Your project has been completed, on time, on budget, and Showcase Builders has earned your 5-Star review.

Our process, “The 5 Simple Steps” allows you to describe what you want, the design team draws it, you approve it, and builds it.

By following “The 5 Simple Steps,”
You'll love your home!™

Design Build Services: Crafting Your Legacy with Unified Excellence

At Showcase Builders, our Design Build services epitomize the art of creating legacies, not just homes. In the heart of Lake LBJ and the Texas Hill Country, we bring your dream to life through a unique, collaborative approach that seamlessly integrates innovative design with unmatched craftsmanship. Emphasizing a unified team concept, we work alongside nationally recognized architects and designers, or equally, welcome the opportunity to collaborate with your chosen professionals, ensuring that your vision is realized with excellence.

Why Choose Our Design Build Approach?

Unified Team: Our approach means working together as a cohesive team, comprising you, our in-house experts, and, if you choose, your architect or designer. This collaboration ensures that every detail of your vision is captured and brought to life.

National Recognition: Our partnerships with esteemed architects and designers across the nation speak to our capability to deliver exceptional results, regardless of project complexity or aesthetic preferences.

Client-Centric Support: From initial conception through to project completion, we are here to support, advise, and ensure that your journey with us is as seamless and enjoyable as your final home.

Discover more about our process and how we can collaborate to create your legacy by visiting our Design Build Services Page.

Learn How Our Process As The Top Lake LBJ Custom Home Builder

Looking for a top Lake LBJ custom home builder who can create your dream home? Look no further than the experts at Showcase Builders. We have a team of experienced builders who can design and construct Lake LBJ houses that are tailored to your specific needs and wants. We understand that no two homeowners are alike, and we will work with you to create a home that is truly one-of-a-kind. Whether you are looking for a luxurious estate or a more modest abode, we can make your vision a reality. Contact us today to get started on your custom home project or to learn how we can help you find waterfront homes for sale on Lake LBJ.

Our new lake house is exactly what we envisioned, and the finished product is definitely a “Showcase Home.”

Terrell and AnnaRee D., Midland

We just had an incredible experience with Showcase Builders. They’re good human beings–they bent over backwards in trying to please us.

Susan M.

We have been in our new Showcase Builders home a little over a year. We cannot be more pleased with the quality and craftsmanship.

Jerry Kuhns

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Lake LBJ Waterfront Luxury Home Living

Discover Luxury Home Living from Horseshoe Bay to Kingsland, Granite Shoals, Sunrise Beach, Marble Falls, Llano and the surrounding area. This magazine helps you to understand the process and benefits of building a custom home or remodeling a luxury home with Showcase Builders. Design ideas, striking interiors, and more.

Where is the most affordable lakefront property?

While waterfront properties can often be pricey, those seeking a slice of serenity on the banks of a lake to call their own need not despair. Across the United States, there are many regions that offer beautiful and affordable lakefront property. From Wisconsin to Texas, it's possible to find affordable waterfront with a bit of research. In states such as Montana or Idaho, for example, undeveloped acreage on a lake is available for much less than an ocean view condo in California. Smaller communities and smaller cities tend to have more attractive prices when it comes to real estate near water, so searching out of the way locales can pay off. Whether you're looking for a retirement home or want to invest in a rental property, you're sure to find something that fits your budget with some digging.

Where is the cheapest lakefront property in Texas?

For those looking for an affordable lakefront property in Texas, consider Lake Texoma. Located on the Red River and shared by Texas and Oklahoma, the lake borders both states and offers miles of shoreline perfect for a cozy lake getaway. While there is plenty of real estate to choose from in this area, it’s best to seek out property close to the lake’s southern end as that is where you can find the most economical options. Additionally, sticking close to Pottsboro or Grandview will also help keep costs down - two towns known for their good prices on waterfront properties. Whether you’re considering buying your own piece of Texas paradise or just renting a spot to stay while you fish, Lake Texoma has the goods when it comes to cheap lakefront housing in the Lone Star State.

Are lake cottages a good investment?

Investing in a lake cottage can provide long-term returns, making it a much more stable and appealing option for those looking to add to their portfolio of investments. With low-maintenance upkeep and an increased demand in the market, these types of properties are becoming increasingly sought-after and thus driving up their value. Even the slight appreciation over time has proven to be beneficial to all potential buyers and investors, who can use it as a second home or confidently resell it at a higher price in the future - ultimately meaning big profits with minimal effort!

How deep is LBJ Lake?

With the meeting of the Colorado and Llano Rivers, Lake LBJ has become a popular destination for those looking for fun in the sun. Located just outside of Austin, it has something for everyone to enjoy. On a hot summer day, relax in the cool water and soak up some rays on its sandy shores. Or take your boat out for a spin and a swim as boating and fishing are two of Lake LBJ's most popular activities, with a max depth of 90-feet. Whether you’re partaking in all the lake has to offer or just perched up on its banks watching time pass by, Lake LBJ makes an ideal escape from our city life.

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