Home Building

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Build your dream home with us.

G Crabtree Spaces is committed to building high quality custom and spec homes that you are sure to love. As a native of Durham, G Crabtree Spaces is a local builder that will ensure you have a home for nurturing your family and welcoming your friends for decades to come.

Gail Crabtree likes to say that her family has moved 30 miles in 300 years from Orange to Durham County. With deep roots in the area, she comes from a long line of homebuilders; her maternal grandfather was a ship builder in Wilmington and a homebuilder in Durham County. She worked with her father and brother’s home building business until she started G. Crabtree Home Building in 1983. The company recently rebranded as G Crabtree Spaces to better reflect the commitment to designing and building spaces that bring comfort and joy to all that enter. As always, G Crabtree Spaces is committed to building homes that enhance the community and delights their new owners. With decades of experience, the team at G Crabtree Spaces has an instinct for good design and remains committed to quality. As a women-owned and operated business, G Crabtree Spaces pays special attention to the details in the kitchens, bathrooms and storage that give a make a house uniquely livable. They also consider the location of each window ensuring light and views are optimized.

Working with local designers, G Crabtree Spaces builds a variety of styles that include bungalow, modern, farmhouse, Craftsman, eclectic and contemporary. Whatever the style of your dream home, G Crabtree Spaces can make it a reality. You can trust that Gail Crabtree supervises every step of the construction and works with some of the best carpenters and trades people in the Triangle. People across the Triangle know that a home built by G. Crabtree is energy efficient, functional, and built with pride. Our commitment to quality ensures your home will last and appreciate in value, should you ever choose to sell.