Designed for

how you live

The Builder Guild Home Collection at Palmetto Bluff is the result of studying the hundreds of homes that have been built in the decades of placemaking at Palmetto Bluff.

We interviewed dozens of architects and craftsmen who are behind the designs and artistry of these Lowcountry-inspired homes, and we learned from the collective experiences of those who have lived in them. Ultimately, our goal was to curate the best of what Palmetto Bluff has to offer to further enhance the legacy of living well for generations to come.


The benefits

of the Builder Guild

Live in Harmony with the Land

Live in Harmony with the Land

Whether you seek interaction with your neighbors, crave a greater sense of privacy or yearn for views of water, open spaces or a neighborhood park, the Builder Guild Home Collection has been designed specifically to connect you to the land and lifestyle at Palmetto Bluff.

Curated Home Designs

Curated Home Designs

We pored over hundreds of home layouts built and designed by the best of the best so that you don’t have to. We’ve captured Palmetto Bluff’s greatest hits and have added some new designs to keep pace with Palmetto Bluff’s continued evolution as a place. The builders, architects and design professionals we have partnered with have gone through an extensive interview process and have been selected based on their alignment with the Palmetto Bluff vision, their quality and customer service track record, and their understanding of the design and construction guidelines.

Simplified Design Experience

Simplified Design Experience

We’ve already moved your home plan through architectural approvals, but you can still personalize your home to your tastes in a speedy and convenient process. Along the way, we provide professional guidance for those who would appreciate a helping hand to navigate through the design choices with the highest impact to the look, feel and functionality of your home.

Transparency in Pricing and Home Options

Transparency in Pricing and Home Options

You won’t need to interview multiple builders and architects to get a sense of what your dream home will cost. We have put together home/lot packages that make understanding your investment easy and straightforward.

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Our Partners

Meet the builders.

Our builder partners were selected based on their alignment with the Palmetto Bluff vision, their quality and customer service track record, and their understanding of the design and construction guidelines for Palmetto Bluff.

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Go behind the design.

Quintessentially Southern, the Overlook features generous two-story porches with lake and park views that exemplify casual summer living and chic yet relaxed design.

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