Impeccable Custom-Built Homes

The builder of choice in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Homes available from $2.1M+.

Trieste – Elevation B

Impeccable Custom-Built Homes

The builder of choice in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Homes available from $2.1M+.

Milan II – Elevation D

Impeccable Custom-Built Homes

The builder of choice in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Homes available from $2.1M+.

Mokara – Elevation C

Local Expertise. Uncompromising Quality.

Nelson Homes, Inc. is renowned for meticulously crafted custom homes and unsurpassed customer satisfaction. Their intimate knowledge of Florida’s gulf coast and the cosmopolitan cultural attractions of Sarasota are invaluable to helping clients select their ideal location, whether in a prestigious, upscale community or a customer-owned home site throughout the beautiful Sarasota market.

Lakewood Ranch Ranks #1 in the Nation for 5th Consecutive Year

As a premier luxury custom homebuilder in Lakewood Ranch, AR Homes® Sarasota (Nelson Homes) is proud to bring clients’ dream homes to life in this award-winning Florida community.

Experience is Believing

Our homes speak for themselves. Discover firsthand the innovative design and quality of AR Homes® by visiting one of our furnished model homes. Each model home represents exquisite detail, meticulous craftsmanship and surprisingly functional design that’s become synonymous with AR Homes®.

Star Farms

Contemporary sunlit splendor and luxurious comfort await at every turn.

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Lake House Cove

Experience ease, comfort, and sunlit Mediterranean style.

Our Plans,
Your Vision

Our proprietary Personalized Floor Plan process allows you to bring your unique vision to our home designs. Each of our home plans is fully customizable in days, rather than weeks or months.

“Overall the quality of our AR Homes® was amazing, but what you really don’t see until you go through the process is the integrated service offering from beginning to end. That is what made our experience top-notch. From Derek all the way down the organization, it comes across as a fine-tuned experience.”

- Douglas Swan
Our Best Selling Plan: The Talise

Discover our best-selling Talise plan – carefully designed to suit your tastes and preferences through each customizable detail, while also delivering on beauty, style and comfort.

Inspired Living

We agonize over all the design details that go into building a custom home for our clients. These impeccably-designed homes are sure to serve as a catalyst to inspire your imagination, and ultimately making your dream home a reality.

Inspired Design

Your custom home is an expression of your lifestyle and individual aesthetic. Our Sarasota design team is here to help fulfill your vision, guide your choices from finishes to furnishings, and make the entire experience effortless and memorable.