Luxury Custom Homes and Home Remodeling | San Luis Obispo, CA

Luxury Custom Homes and Home Remodeling | San Luis Obispo, CA

Your custom home should be a living celebration of a life well lived. A home that rewards your work, struggle, sacrifices, and accomplishments in one distinctive, personal expression that you can call home for the rest of your life.

Erich Schaefer
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Client stories

Throughout the construction, Erich just takes on every part of it as a personal goal making sure everything is absolutely perfect.

Rick & Mary Wegis, Owners of our custom home project, On Pismo Beach

Steve D

Owner of Bluff House

Super builders; Erich, Chris, Mark and the whole crew. My experience on the bluff house was excellent craft through the entire project.

Betty Parlet

Owner of Mission Springs Arroyo

He has to be the best builder in our area. He is professional, knowledgeable and great to work with. I highly recommend him as he is very detailed and does quality work. I would love to build another home and have him as my builder.

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Client Interviews & Home Tours

Each home we build and each family we work with is unique. We believe that the best way to communicate our process and our results is by inviting you into the homes we have built and remodeled and by introducing you to the clients we now call friends.

Custom Without Compromise

Your Custom Home or Remodel Will Be Distinctively You

When you choose Schaefer Custom Homes, you’re choosing a dedicated team of people with the experience, skillset and drive to tackle your building challenges beyond your expectation. From concept to design, to grading, foundation, framing, finish work — we pour our whole heart into bringing your dream home to life.

Bluff House Tour

Luxury Home Construction by Schaefer Custom Homes

Built on the coastal haven of Pismo Beach, CA, this epitome of luxury custom home is Schaefer Custom Homes' latest masterpiece, displaying the art of living beautifully. This luxurious residence, where panoramic views of the shore harmonize with meticulous design, is a testament of our passion for craftsmanship and excellence in construction.

Where We Build Near San Luis Obispo County

  • Nipomo
  • Shell Beach
  • Morro Bay
  • Los Osos
  • Atascadero
  • Paso Robles
  • Creston
  • Avila Beach
  • Cayucos
  • Santa Ynez
  • Las Ventanas
  • Cabrillo Estates
  • Anza Vineyard Estates
  • Santa Isabel Ranch
  • Monte Sereno


For Your Finest Living Experience

Custom Homes

Creating an entirely custom home gives you the freedom to live the way you want, in a home designed specifically for your lifestyle. As a custom home builder, our focus is to create living spaces which are 100% customized and personalized to your desire. We are client-focused from beginning to end with an emphasis on outstanding client care and building excellence. We are a hands-on team working together to achieve your vision for your Central Coast lifestyle.

Luxury Remodels

Without the right leadership, remodeling your home can be a daunting task to take on. With Schaefer Custom Homes, we’re committed to making your remodel experience an enjoyable one. We treat each renovation, small or large, with the same degree of professionalism and care. We offer you decades of building knowledge and experience along with an outstanding reputation on the Central Coast for unique home renovations and luxury home remodeling.

Luxury Wineries

Crafting the perfect luxury winery demands the right expertise, and at Schaefer Custom Homes, we're dedicated to ensuring your construction experience is nothing short of exceptional. Our approach to every winery project, whether it's a small boutique vineyard or an expansive estate, is marked by unwavering professionalism and meticulous attention to detail. With a legacy of decades in the construction industry and a well-earned reputation for creating remarkable wineries on the Central Coast, we bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to every venture, delivering unparalleled quality in luxury winery design and construction.


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Celestino Corral 11/23/2023

My experience with Schaefer Custom Homes has been a consistent positive experience. I've been working with them for the past three years and I could say that the entire team at Schaefer Custom Homes are all courteous, respectful and professional. Everyone coordinates effectively making the construction process a breeze. There service is always amazing and they always strive for perfection. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable ... continue reading

John Turner 11/22/2023

We have known Erich for 30 years. It was a "no brainer" to choose Erich to build our house in Cayucos. We bought the lot in 2016 and he was with us before escrow even closed. He worked closely with our architects during the design and permitting process (18 Mos.). After we broke ground, we met often as a team to ensure that we achieving what we wanted...isn't great when your builder's word is good, is on time to all meetings and builds a ... continue reading

John Madonna 11/7/2023

We have known Schaefer Custom Homes for decades. They are well known for their thorough pre-planning design, permitting assistance and giving their clients an enjoyable building experience. Their customers are extremely satisfied with the high level of service they receive. Their attention to detail, expertise, professionalism and unwavering commitment to their clients has made them one of the premier custom home builders in San Luis Obispo ... continue reading

Our process


Delivering Personal & Attentive Client Care

Our time-tested process eliminates surprises or missteps. We won’t rush into the building process. Instead, we will take the time to collaborate with you to ensure that you are confident and secure with every detail of our shared vision for your future home. Think of us as your pilot, guiding you safely through the complex building challenge, while you sit back and enjoy the experience. Let our team of seasoned experts craft your home with elegant design, fine workmanship and technical excellence you can be proud of.

Conceirge-level service

Putting Our Whole Heart Into Your Home

What It Means to "Build With Heart"

The center of each and every project we work on, the heart, is you – the client! When we say we “Build with Heart” it is because we consider each project as an opportunity for our clients to be cared for. At Schaefer Custom Homes, we believe that the relationship we build and your enjoyment of the process is just as important as the finished product.

Our Heart is Here

While you, the client, are the heart of every project, San Luis Obispo is at the heart of Schaefer Custom Homes. The place, the people, and the lifestyle. We love living on the central coast and we’ve built custom homes in every environment you can find here, from the beaches to cattle country, wine country to city living. Your home is our home and our heart is here.

Let's Build Your Next Project!

Contact us today to discuss how we can make your vision a reality