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Design-build custom home

Integrated design-build

Our streamlined design-build process keeps everything under one roof, eliminating unnecessary costs and stress and resulting in a more fully-realized vision of your home.

Hill Country green home builder

We build green homes

Our focus is building green homes with energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable materials and technologies. Our homes are verified by the National Association of Home Builders.

San Antonio model home

Schedule a tour

Located in Cordillera Ranch, our 5,743 square foot model home is comfortable, has a clean line design, and is available for purchase. Please call us at 830.816.7100 to schedule a tour.

  • Certified green builder

    We use energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable materials and technologies in our homes. Save money year after year.

  • Award winning custom home designs

    Recognized by the Texas Association of Builders, Hill Country Home Builders Association and more.

  • Cordillera Ranch Preferred Builder

    Proud builder of almost 60 homes in the community.

  • 30 years’ homebuilding experience

    We provide a positive experience and home of lasting value.

Pros and cons of a one- or two-story custom home

Should I Build a One-Story or Two-Story Home?

Many people dream about having a two-story home, while others think it would be heaven to have every room on the same floor. Sometimes this decision is made for you — building a large one-story home in downtown Boston isn’t possible — but if you’ve got room to spread out or up, choosing to build […]

Boerne ISD tops list of San Antonio area schools

Boerne ISD Tops Area School Rankings

Curington Elementary School, a school in Boerne Independent School District, ranked first out of 100 San Antonio-area elementary schools, according to a new ranking put out by education analyst group Niche. All five of Boerne ISD’s elementary schools made the top eight, as did two of the middle schools. According to Niche’s rating system a […]

Custom home Christmas decor

4 Fresh, Fun Christmas Decoration Ideas

With the holiday season rolling in, it’s time to deck the halls and bring out the festive decor. Try incorporating some of these fun decoration ideas into your decor — they are sure to keep your home looking festive all winter long! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Avoid the gloom from cold […]

When we selected Boerne as the area we desired to spend our retired life, we asked a real estate agent if it would be a problem to build a home rather than purchase a custom house already constructed. The agent replied, “Not if you have Israel Pena design and build it.”

Russell and Helen Kiernan

We have been in our home 21 months and the staff has continued to check to see if there are things that need attention. When we need help, members of the Authentic team have responded in a timely and friendly manner. We have shared with others, on numerous occasions, how pleased we are that we chose Authentic Custom Homes to be our design and construction team.

Sadie and Doug Hodo

I’m proud to live in such a well-designed, aesthetically pleasing home – and one that is uniquely me. I’ve received so many compliments from fellow Cordillera Ranch neighbors, many of whom live in far more expensive homes.

Sandy Ragan

Choosing to build a custom home was difficult because we did not live in the area and did not expect to see the ongoing effort, only end results. We were going to sign a contract and leave town. The day we signed the contract we spent about two hours reviewing draft plans and discussing their approach for design and construction. We could not be more pleased with the results.

Richard and Ann Hilton