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Custom Home Builder in Charleston .S.C.

At Clear Water our goal is to make the home building experience enjoyable while achieving superior quality in all aspects of construction. With a limited number of home starts per year in South Carolina, we are the right sized Charleston home builder to offer every client personal attention while obtaining the best value from our subcontractors and vendors. Our growth plan is to remain steady and measured to ensure that quality and customer service is never compromised.

Our owner is also a licensed real estate agent, we can help you locate the perfect property to suit your needs

The process begins with lot development and site design. Our services include lot evaluation for view enhancement, erosion control, low-impact site development, preparation practices that protect mature trees and help preserve the natural aesthetics of the landscape.

If you do not already have existing plans, we will then facilitate introductions to architects and designers, and for those who prefer to use existing plans, we provide modification services to meet your needs. We also have built many great plans from leading architectural firms such as Hilton Googe, Flatfish Living Designs, Frank Betz and Tucker Architectural Associates. We will work with your architect or designer to assist you in creating a custom home to match your lifestyle and budget.

Clear Water Construction management begins with budgeting, project scheduling and obtaining permits. We will assist with selections, budgeting and quality control. Clear Water will manage and communicate for you with all field contractors. Daily on-site management ensures superior quality control and direct involvement with the trades.

Organization is KEY! As your Charleston custom home builder we will have products and materials from flooring to appliances selected weeks in advance of when they are actually needed on site. This ensures that you receive exactly what you want while enabling us to build your home at a consistent pace.

If you are able, we will meet on site regularly to solicit your input and address any questions or concerns you may have.

Before you move in, your home will be professionally cleaned from top to bottom. Once you receive the keys to your new home we will schedule a 30 and 90 day check-up.


Clear Water Construction is owned by Darrin Connell, who has more than 20 years of experience in new luxury home construction and land development in Charleston, South Carolina.


Part of building a custom South Carolina luxury home is making a commitment to creating a relationship with the customer. Understanding what the client wants and working together to create their dream home.


Please contact us via phone or email with any comments or questions about our quality custom homes.