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Kirkland Custom Home Builder

We Build More Than Houses.
We Build Homes.

Tennyson Homes is a full-service custom home builder in Kirkland Washington. We have decades of experience building high-quality and unique custom homes for our clients. Our approach is to work with design and architect professionals to provide a comprehensive design/build process for our clients. This way designers, architects, builders and you will all work together to create your custom home. This provides for the highest level of customization for your home. Our focus is to provide custom design elements that make your Kirkland home truly unique.

Tennyson Homes

As a family-owned and operated business, we pride ourselves on making sure our clients' every need is taken care of. We work collaboratively through each phase of your project to create a home that is truly unique to your needs. Our goal is to work closely with you throughout the entire Kirkland home build to create the perfect home for you. Our team is small enough to personally handle every detail of your custom home build while also having a vast network of resources at our disposal. This gives our clients the confidence that we can cater to every one of their needs and go above and beyond to ensure they are satisfied with every detail of their homes. Tennyson Homes takes great pride in building custom homes for residents of our Kirkland community.

Kirkland Custom Home Building Process


Land Acquisition

Need a lot for your home? We work with a network of professionals who can help you find the best location for your forever home.

Lot Inspections

Our team will visit your prospective lot and answer any questions about configuration, size, zoning guidelines, building regulations, views, and more.

Pre-Design Meetings

We meet with your architect as early in this process as possible, and also bring in any other job-specific professionals needed for your future home.

Ongoing Plan Review

We assist our clients in reviewing architectural drawings, schematic drawings, site plans, specification details, and any other plans that are needed to begin the building process.

Pre-Construction Reviews

Tennyson Homes helps our clients with selecting and specifying materials for your project.

Construction Management & Cost Information

During construction, you receive real-time updates ensuring that you are aware of our timeline. Our team's goal is to keep everything organized and always keep you informed.

Enjoy Your Forever Home

The day you have been waiting for has finally arrived! You can now sit back and relax and enjoy your Kirkland custom home!

Custom Home Building FAQ

What Services Do You Offer for Kirkland Custom Home Building?

Land Acquisition

The first step to building your custom home is acquiring the perfect parcel of land. We can connect you with a professional land broker to find the right piece of Kirkland real estate for your custom build.


We work with a network of trusted architects in the Kirkland area that we can connect you with for your custom home. If you already have an architect, we are happy to work with them as part of our team in building your home.

Design Team

We work closely with the design team to understand our customer’s lifestyle needs and design preferences so we can guide you toward the materials and styles that you’ll love.


When you hire Tennyson Homes, you are choosing to work with our close-knit family of contractors and vendors that have decades of experience in their industries.


We provide you with consistent status reports throughout the custom home building process so that you always know exactly what is going on. We are committed to ensuring that our clients feel involved and empowered throughout this process.

Do I Need to Already Own Land?

If you don’t already have a parcel of land you want to build on, we can pair you with one of your trusted network professionals to help you through the land acquisition process.

How Long Does It Take to Build a Custom Home?

Every home will have its own timeline depending on the scope of the project. Once we get to know your vision, goals, and size of your project we can provide you with an estimate.

How Can I Get Started Building My Custom Home?

To get started building your custom home contact Tennyson Homes today! Give us a call or fill out our online contact form.

Why Tennyson Homes?

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At Tennyson Homes, our teamwork-oriented culture paired with the relationships we have built prove to be major drivers of our success. We go above and beyond to ensure our clients know they can rely on us and feel like a part of our family.

Fully Custom Experience

We can meet any of our client’s unique needs when it comes to building their dream homes. No matter what aspect of your home you need custom-designed, our experienced team can make it happen.

Focus on Quality

We only use high-quality materials to ensure that your home is built to last. Our team designs and builds every feature of your home with impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail.

Locally Owned & Operated

Tennyson Homes is a multi-generation member of the Kirkland community. Our success has been built upon truly knowing the area and residents of the community that we work with.

Kirkland Custom Homes

If you are ready to begin the process of building your forever home, contact us today. We can’t wait to start working with you.