Our Blog

Categories for Custom Builder Tips

New Virtual Tour for Custom River Story Home

June 11, 2017 4:44 pm Published by Comments Off on New Virtual Tour for Custom River Story Home

Large shady oak trees with moss swaying gently on the coastal breezes add to the southern charm of River Story, a quiet but exclusive community tucked away in Mandarin. More than 20 years ago, Glenn Layton Homes constructed some of the early, stunning estate-size homes in this riverside community and now they are returning to... Read More »


Glenn Layton Wins at the Laurel Awards

April 22, 2017 1:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Glenn Layton Wins at the Laurel Awards

Each year the Northeast Florida Builders Association Sales & Marketing Council (NEFBA SMC) hosts the Laurel Awards. This sales and marketing awards program recognizes the top sales producers and best marketing programs and designs. If you’re looking for a home builder Jacksonville FL is where you can find Glenn Layton Homes, one of the winners... Read More »


Community Profile: Oasis Club

April 15, 2017 2:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Community Profile: Oasis Club

For those looking for exceptional coastal luxury homes Ponte Vedra Beach FL is the perfect location. In particular, look at Oasis Club. This eight-lot boutique community with ocean views and private beach access is both influential and exclusive, as there is no further land available for building in the community. These lots are the only... Read More »


Architect Profile: Michael Stauffer, AIA

March 19, 2017 2:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Architect Profile: Michael Stauffer, AIA

When you choose Glenn Layton Homes as your home builder in Jacksonville FL, you know you’re getting an experienced, top-quality team that will help you create your ideal home. Part of that process and teamwork involves architect Michael Stauffer. Based in St. Augustine, he works closely with Glenn Layton Homes and the home buyer to... Read More »


2017 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

February 25, 2017 1:18 pm Published by Comments Off on 2017 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

The winner of the 2017 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway will be announced on February 24. Millions of entries were sent in last year and this year is likely to see millions more. Yet for that one lucky winner, they get to enjoy a spectacular dream home in the vacation destination of St. Simons Island, Georgia.... Read More »


Custom Home for Sale in River Story

February 15, 2017 3:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Custom Home for Sale in River Story

River Story is a community of luxury homes in Mandarin, Florida. This beautiful area full of woodland is where Glenn Layton Homes was building estate homes 20 years ago and now the outstanding coastal home builder has returned to offer new buyers a chance at a custom home for sale in River Story. One such... Read More »


The Benefits of Living in a Master-planned Community

January 27, 2017 8:09 pm Published by Comments Off on The Benefits of Living in a Master-planned Community

Over the years, the ways people live and the places people live have changed and evolved with the times. People fluctuate between country and city living as needs and preferences change. In more recent times, people moved to the suburbs for more space, but gradually those suburbs had longer and longer commutes and didn’t offer... Read More »


Glenn Layton Homes Named Best of the Best

December 28, 2016 2:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Glenn Layton Homes Named Best of the Best

Best of the Best Television, which investigates and digs deep to find the best of the best businesses, has named Glenn Layton Homes the Best of the Best. Glenn Layton Homes is a custom home builder in Jacksonville Beach FL, and they have been recognized nationally, once again, for their top quality construction, design, and... Read More »


Find Your New Home for Sale in Ponte Vedra

November 19, 2016 5:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Find Your New Home for Sale in Ponte Vedra

The Oasis Club of Ponte Vedra offers the best of Florida living: beautiful white sandy beaches, stunning homes, and a warm sense of community. With only a few of the exceptional quality homes in Ponte Vedra Beach FL available in this community, it’s time to think seriously about creating your own piece of coastal paradise.... Read More »


Tidewater Home Design

October 17, 2016 6:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Tidewater Home Design

The Hammock at Nocatee is a community where new homes in Ponte Vedra FL combine historic coastal character with contemporary ease of living. Glenn Layton Homes is Nocatee’s exclusive custom home builder and they serve up a selection of floor plans that can be customized to create your own personal coastal getaway. Among the floor... Read More »