At Joy Design + Build, we are known for our masterful, open areas for entertaining, legendary libraries, brilliant owners retreats and more natural light than you’ve ever seen in one home; few can compete with our collective expertise. We understand that building a custom home is one of the most significant financial decisions you’ll ever make. Clear communication paired with exact construction deliverables has earned us unmatched respect in the marketplace. Choose Joy Design + Build and experience the sensation of Living Joyfully.

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1304 Altamira Court
McLean, Virginia

1108 Basil Road
McLean, Virginia

7027 Hector Road
McLean, Virginia

2707 North Nelson Road
Arlington, Virginia

1119 Guilford Court
McLean, Virginia

8809 Gallant Green Drive
McLean, Virginia

5932 Oakdale Road
McLean, Virginia

964 Melvin Road
Annapolis, Maryland

2722 North Norwood Street
Arlington, Virginia

1199 Woodlea Mill Drive
McLean, Virginia

305 Old Courthouse Road
Vienna, Virginia

1217 Merchant Lane
McLean, Virginia

6909 Arbor Lane
McLean, Virginia

A Lesson on Lots

We offer a “build on your lot” program for home buyers that wish to build on their own property. Joy Design + Build will construct a custom home specifically to fit on your lot. Alternatively, if you do not currently own a lot, but wish to purchase one, finding an ideal home site can sometimes be a hassle and an exercise in humility. At Joy Design + Build, we are often approached by developers, realtors and individuals with fantastic opportunities for tear downs before they are ever published on Bright Multiple Listing System (MLS). In addition, we have a robust prospecting program in practically every neighborhood in the McLean and Arlington areas, which provides us with undisclosed and unavailable market knowledge about future lot availability. Let us know where you want to build you dream home, and we’ll scour the earth until we find the ideal lot for your inspired investment by Joy Design + Build.

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Our homes are the birthplace of stories yet to come, of wonders waiting to be claimed, adventures wanting to be lived, and memories ready to be created.
Entertaining is a life skill and should not be confined to the interior square footage of your home.
Quality isn’t expensive; it’s priceless.
A well-designed space is never complete without your personal history laced throughout.
The best spaces pay equal consideration to comfort and style.
A library is not a luxury, but a necessity of life.
Your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of what you love.
The windows of your home are functional art; framing all that is beautiful inside and outside.

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Different by design

We work in partnership with each client and our architects, designers, experienced artisans and craftsman to create some of the most beautiful custom homes in McLean, Arlington and Vienna, Virginia. Regardless of your project size, your home will receive our same intense expertise and attention to every detail.