Texas Casual Cottages is owned and operated by PARTNERS IN BUILDING, the #1 Custom Builder in Texas. Whether you want a weekend retreat or a permanent residence in the Brazos Valley or Texas Hill Country, our Build on Your Land teams make it easy to build a custom home on your land in the country.

To find out more about the Texas Casual Cottages experience with PARTNERS IN BUILDING, visit one of our model parks.

Interior Design & Styling
  • Luxury vinyl plank floors throughout the first floor (except bathroom)
  • Ceramic tile or luxury vinyl plank floors in bathroom
  • Sheetrock walls, ceilings w/ 4” crown molding and 1 x 6 base boards in all other rooms
  • Pine wood door casing and baseboards where needed
  • Eight foot glass and fiberglass exterior doors with choice of paint
  • Eight foot interior doors on first floor and 6’ 8” doors on second floor
  • Oil rubbed bronze or brushed nickel exterior and interior door knobs and hardware
  • Sherwin Williams 2-color interior paint arrangement (ceilings/walls and trim)
  • Five-blade ceiling fans with light kits in family room and all bedrooms
  • Sheetrock outside corners are square
  • Decor rocker switches throughout home
Kitchen Design & Styling
  • Custom raised panel maple, beech, oak or poplar cabinetry with 42” uppers, Euro “hidden” hinges, adjustable shelves, and crown molding w/ choice of stain and door style
  • Cabinet drawers have a full plywood box and full-extension drawer guides
  • Choice of sophisticated cabinet stain colors
  • Large white farmhouse style sink
  • Recessed can lighting (per plan)
  • 3 cm granite countertops up to level 1, with a full bullnose edge and a 12”x12” standard ceramic tile backsplash
  • Large walk-in pantry (per plan)
  • GFI wiring for added protection
  • Elegant Moen Brantford single lever, pull out sprayer
  • GE Profile glass top electric range and convection oven (per plan)
  • GE Profile microwave (per plan)
  • GE Profile dishwasher (per plan)
  • Available in black, white, or stainless steel
  • High-capacity food disposal
Master Bath Design
  • Custom raised panel maple, beech, oak or poplar cabinetry w/ choice of stain and door style
  • 3 cm granite countertops up to level 1 with a full bullnose edge
  • Separate custom master showers w/ oil rubbed bronze or brushed nickel shower enclosure
  • Separate dual granite vanities with undermount vanity bowls (per plan)
  • Moen oil rubbed bronze or brushed nickel plumbing fixtures with 4” spreads
  • Elongated toilet
  • Oil rubbed bronze or brushed nickel hardware
  • Elegant framed mirrors
Secondary Baths
  • Ceramic tile or luxury vinyl plank flooring in secondary baths from standard selections
  • Ceramic tile tub and shower surrounds in secondary baths from standard selections
  • 3 cm granite countertops with full bullnose edge in secondary baths, up to level 1
  • Moen oil rubbed bronze or brushed nickel plumbing fixtures with 4” spreads in secondary baths
  • Custom raised panel maple, beech, oak or poplar cabinetry w/ choice of stain and door style
  • Undermount china bowl sinks in secondary baths
  • Elongated toilets in all baths
  • Elegant framed mirrors
Energy Features
  • Environments for Living “Platinum” building partner
  • Double pane Low-E3 vinyl, insulated windows with choice of frame color
  • Tech Shield 7/16” OSB radiant barrier roof decking
  • R-15 “Bib” insulation in exterior walls
  • R-30 blown-in insulation in flat ceilings
  • R-22 batt insulation in sloped ceilings
  • R-19 batt insulation in raise floors
  • Lennox 16 SEER high-efficiency HVAC system with heat pump system with electric heat back-up or propane gas furnace with electronic ignition, a variable speed blower, and 2-stage compressor
  • Equalization ducts installed in all bedrooms
  • Foil backed ductwork with R-6 insulation
  • Mastic sealed ductwork (reduces attic air leaks by 60%)
  • Poly sealed base plates, exterior doors, windows, plumbing and wires to the attic
  • Fresh-air blending system for improved air quality
  • Honeywell high-performance whole house media filters
  • Lennox programmable digital thermostats
  • Cable TV RG-6 outlets in all bedrooms, family room, study and gameroom
  • CAT – 5 telephone outlets in all bedrooms, kitchen and study
  • Opportunity to meet with low voltage experts for additional house wiring features
Safety & Engineering
  • 1-keypad alarm system with contacts on all operating windows and doors
  • Attic siren and motion detector in family room
  • Electric smoke detectors with battery backup and integrated carbon monoxide detectors installed in all bedrooms and hallways
  • Insulated water pipes in outside walls
  • Copper electrical wiring in home
  • Exterior GFI electrical circuits
  • CPVC Flow Guard gold interior plumbing lines
  • All stud walls are 16” on center
  • Third-party inspections for quality construction to meet highest standards
  • 1-year limited warranty by Partners in Building plus 10-Year warranty through Home of Texas Limited Warranty
Exterior Design & Styling
  • Hardi fiber cement fiberboard siding, fascia & soffit with 50-year manufacturer’s warranty. Termite and fire resistant
  • Premium GAF dimensional shingles with lifetime warranty, installed over 15# felt
  • Illuminated doorbell button
  • Finished concrete porches on slab homes
  • Hardi ceilings painted to match exterior trim color
  • 2 exterior hose bibs
  • Full wrap gutters on all horizontal eaves on the 1st floor
New Construction
  • Design consultation with Interior Designer for interior and exterior home selections
  • Design consultation with house designer
  • Plan meeting consultation
  • Pre-construction meeting
  • Unlimited direct access to your building superintendent during construction process



Learn our process for building on your land at a Texas Casual Cottages home building seminar


September 10 | Houston | 6:30 p.m.

September 14 | Houston | 9:30 a.m.

September 18 | Houston | 6:30 p.m.


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