Custom Home Builder Punta Gorda, FL

The custom builder of choice in Charlotte, DeSoto and South Sarasota counties.

Homes starting from the $800s to $3M+.

Local Expertise. Uncompromising Quality.

SandStar Homes, LLC is an independently owned and operated franchise of AR Homes®. Franchise owner, Jim Sanders, oversees a highly-skilled team that is dedicated to superior craftsmanship and customer service. It shows in the wide range of awards the company has earned over the years including Southwest Florida Parade of Homes Grand Diamond Award, the Best of Charlotte Residential Home Builder Award, and the AR Homes® Gold Cup for customer satisfaction.

Avid Service Awards Honors Top Homebuilders in the U.S.

The Avid Awards celebrate homebuilders throughout North America with the highest homebuying experience survey scores. AR Homes® Punta Gorda (SandStar Homes, LLC) has been selected for the 19th Annual Avid Cup Award based on exceptional homeowner survey scores. AR Homes® Punta Gorda also earned the Avid Cup in 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021, making this their 3rd consecutive year to receive this prestigious award and 5th year overall.

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®.

Our Plans, On Your Lot

From site selection to design and construction, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail, ensuring that each home seamlessly integrates with its surroundings and reflects the individuality of its owners. Partner with AR Homes® Punta Gorda (SandStar Homes, LLC) and let us turn your dream into a reality.

Punta Gorda Isles

The Adira model, currently under construction in Punta Gorda Isles, makes a bold statement in design with its unique windows, gently sloped roof, and contemporary materials. Located in the idyllic setting of Punta Gorda Isles where nearly every lot is waterfront.

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.

“We love our home and the customizing Jim and his team did to meet our expectations. The staff at AR Homes® was outstanding and treated us like family from start to finish in the process.”

- Richard Bunnell

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.

Creekside Model Home
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Inspired Design

As idyllic as our award-winning model homes may be, the perfect home is defined only by you. Our Punta Gorda design team works closely with you to help transform your ideas, inspirations, and experiences into your custom dream home.

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