Guide to Building a Luxury Home in Edmonton

A lot of time, money, and resources go into building a luxury home. 

You must consider many different things when building a home from scratch – including a budget, location, and the wants and needs of the people living in the home with you. 

You get the say in every detail, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy!

So how do you build the luxury home of your dreams – especially if it’s your first time around?

First, it starts with planning and finding a luxury home contractor who can guide you every step of the way. Luxury home contractors make the building process a smooth and easy one. They take care of the hard work and details while consulting with you every step of the way.

There are all sorts of things that go into building an estate home. Here’s everything you need to know about building a luxury home in Edmonton.

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What you need to know about building a luxury home in Edmonton


Believe it or not, choosing the location for your luxury home can be the hardest part. Do you want to live in the suburbs? In a secluded lot? Near the city?

The place you build your home will also affect the price of the home if you ever decide to sell it in the future, which is why you should not take choosing the location lightly.

Hiring your luxury home contractor

The next step in building your dream home is choosing a custom home contractor. When selecting your contractor, you should choose a builder with experience and a high level of artistry.

They should also have a wealth of expertise and experience in a wide range of styles, with the ability to design and build a home that fits your style and personality.

With years of experience building luxury homes in Edmonton, Timber Haus can design and build the home of your dreams. We have a comprehensive design process that takes you from planning to design, drafting, and building. Learn more about what we do here.


Your budget will determine the size and scope of your luxury home build. You must take every single aspect of the build into account. Therefore, it is critical to plan and budget accordingly while leaving space for anything to add later.

When planning to build a custom luxury home, make a list of everything you want in your home, including things you are okay with sacrificing.  Timber Haus will price your wants and needs so that there are no hidden costs, and you get what you want within your budget.

Allocate your finances according to what you want the most in your home and prepare to account for every single detail (don’t worry, we’ll help take care of the budgeting for you!).

Click here for more information about the costs of building a home.


There are all sorts of amenities you should think about when it comes to building your estate home. Here are just a few of them:

  • Spa
  • Bowling alley
  • Walk-in closet
  • Home gym
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Indoor kitchen
  • Wine cellar
  • Indoor pool
  • Library
  • Home theatre
  • Game room
  • Rooftop Patio

Think about the unique features you want in your new home, and be sure to talk them out with your contractor so you can allocate your budget and resources accordingly.

Your goals

Before you start building a luxury home, you must talk to your contractor about your goals for the home. For example, do you want it to be a safe, beautiful family home? Do you plan on reselling it in the future?

It would help if you accounted for every single detail of your luxury home before the building begins so that you get the home of your dreams.

Resale value

Homeowners should always build a luxury home with resale in the back of your mind. However, many different things affect the resale value of a home. 

Remember: if you don’t build with resale in mind, you may end up having to renovate your home in the future to get the maximum sale price possible, so always keep this in mind!

The benefits of building a luxury home

There are many different benefits of building a luxury home. If you’re still on the fence, here are some of the ways building a luxury home can benefit you.

  • Complements your lifestyle
  • Improves your everyday life
  • Provides you and your family with comfort and happy living
  • It gives you an active role in creating your dream home
  • It brings your personality and style to a home
Timber Haus can help you build your luxury home.

Our team of award-winning Edmonton home designers is here to help you build your dream luxury home. We provide our clients with a trusted and reliable level of service. As a result, we can design an energy-efficient home that fits your needs and lifestyle while enhancing your overall life and wellbeing.

We will work with you every step of the way to build the home of your dreams.

Contact us today. We build homes we would be proud to live in ourselves. So let’s talk about your dream.

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