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St Augustine

St. Augustine Home Builders

Personalized Custom Home Builders
New Homes in St. Augustine, FL

When you choose Cole Builders to design and build your new custom home in St. Augustine, we promise:

  • true custom design based on your dreams and needs
  • a passion for excellence
  • unrivalled quality and workmanship
  • extraordinary attention to detail every step of the way
  • single-point responsibility – Dale Cole, owner and president, will be your contact

And…. we deliver on time, every time.

Cole Builders is a design-build firm, which means we manage every aspect of your project from start to finish. As our customer, you have one single point of contact and one single point of responsibility. We pride ourselves on the strong working relationships we foster with our customers. We want your home-building experience to be a joy, not a burden. We’ve proven over and over again that solid customer relationships with open communication result in very little stress for our customers.

How Does Our Custom New Home Building Process Work?

Initial consultation

The first step is to schedule a meeting with Dale Cole, owner and president of Cole Builders. Dale will meet you at your property in St. Augustine, or you can meet at the offices of Cole Builders. During this initial consultation, you will share your vision for your new home with Dale, and get answers to all your questions about your future new home and Cole Builders.

Design Process

custom kitchenDesign agreement – if you decide to move forward to the design process with us, the next step is to sign the design agreement. This is a simple agreement that lays out the cost to design your new home.

New Home Design Questionnaire – you complete our “New Home Design Questionnaire.” We want to gain a complete understanding of your dreams, needs, desires, and budget for your new custom home, so your home will be an accurate reflection of you and your lifestyle. You will then meet with Dale Cole to review your completed questionnaire and discuss your new home design in detail.

New Home Design Development Cole Builders will develop a conceptual design for your new home, and review that design with you. Based on your input and the site parameters, that design is then finalized. We invite you to be as involved as you would like in the design of your new custom home.

Final plans and construction documents – once the design is complete, we then prepare construction documents including specifications for all the materials that will be used in your new home. We present you with a complete package including our proposal to build your new custom home.

Custom New Home Construction Process

custom bathroomUpon your acceptance of our contract, we will apply to the local municipality for the necessary permits, and then site work will begin on your new home in St. Augustine.

Personal building is our specialty and we stay in close contact with you while your home is being built. Your project manager will be onsite daily and will be your day-to-day contact for any questions you may have. Dale Cole will make regular (sometimes daily) inspection visits to the property. You will be given the personal cell phone numbers of both your project manager and Dale Cole.

Cole Builders will provide you with your personal login information for the customer portal on our website. Once logged in, you will be able to view weekly status updates and photos of your new home. We will even install a webcam onsite so you may view the exterior of your project at any time. Of course, we always welcome your visit to the site. Specific meetings will be scheduled with you for the site plan, after framing is completed, upon the completion of the drywall, and for the final walk-through.


Cole Builders will provide you with a one-year “bumper-to-bumper” warranty, managed by us. We also provide you with a ten-year structural warranty through 2-10 Homebuyers Warranty Company.

We look forward to discussing your new custom home with you. Give us a call today at 904.302.8606 for your complimentary, no-obligation consultation.


St. Augustine, FL

St. Augustine (Spanish: San Agustín) is a city in the northeastern region of the U.S. state of Florida, and the county seat of St. Johns County. Founded in September 1565 by Spanish explorer and admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, it is the oldest continuously occupied European-established city and port in the continental United States. It is often called the “Nation’s Oldest City”.

St. Augustine lies in a region of Florida known as “The First Coast,” which extends from Amelia Island in the north to Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Palm Coast in the south.


According to the 2010 census, the city population was 12,975.


St. Augustine, Florida has a humid subtropical climate typical of the Gulf and South Atlantic states. The low latitude and coastal location of St. Augustine gives the city a mostly warm, sunny, and winterless climate. Like much of Florida, St. Augustine enjoys a high number of sunny days, averaging 2900 hrs annually. Unlike much of the USA, St. Augustine’s driest time of year is winter. There are essentially two seasons in St. Augustine, the hot and wet season (late May through October) and the warm and dry season (November through April).

Things To Do in St. Augustine

The most famous landmarks in St. Augustine, Florida include Castillo de San Marcos, Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth, and historic sites such as the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse.

There is really a vast variety of things to do in St. Augustine. From educational living history museums and wild animal reserves to exciting parasail tours and helicopter rides, St Augustine has it all. Go on a horseback trail through the Florida wilderness, take an exciting fishing charter or tee off at any of the numerous golf courses.

Fun Facts

St. Augustine is the headquarters for the Florida National Guard.

On September 8, 2015, the City of St. Augustine, will commemorate its 450th anniversary as the oldest continually occupied European settlement in the United States.

Sources: StAugustineGovernment.com, Augustine.com, VisitFlorida.com,