Extend Your Summer on Long Beach Island

Memorial Day 2016 has come and gone, the “unofficial start to summer” on Long Beach Island and beach towns around New Jersey. Soaking up the sun, being outdoors and having fun is what summer at the New Jersey shore is all about.  Parties and barbeque food for the holiday is a must-do on everyone’s list,…

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custom home on lbi

One of the things we hear most often from homebuyers is that new homes built today don’t have the character of older homes because new homes don’t come with molding. We don’t know what builders these buyers are talking to, but every home built by Stonehenge comes with crown molding (except in the secondary bedrooms)…

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custom builder lbi

Many custom builders offer their homebuyers the opportunity for “walk-through” meetings during the construction process. One of the most important of those meetings is the pre-closing walk-through, which can take from 1-3 hours, and provides the buyer an opportunity to ensure their home is in perfect condition prior to closing. Before this important walk-through your…

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landscaping tips for custom homes on lbi

We spend so much time designing homes, selecting finishes, and making the interior beautiful that we sometimes miss a great opportunity for the outside of the home: exterior lighting. Everyone knows that there should be lighting at the front door and exterior weatherproof outlets, but it deserves a bit more love when it comes to…

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new custom home on Long Beach Island

Batter Boards are an integral part of the foundation when building a new custom home. The boards are set horizontally to support strings that outline the foundation plan of the building. Whether the home is being set on pilings, or a concrete foundation, batter boards are what makes the walls square. If the batter boards…

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building a home on long beach island

Long Beach Island is approximately 18 miles long, including three miles of nature reserve located at the southern tip. Needless to say, it’s a small world on the island, especially when it comes to building custom homes. As one of the premier custom home builders on Long Beach Island, we know that each and every…

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