What We Do

Start Your Dream Lakewood Ranch Living Experience

From Coastal Living to Country Estates, we create a customized home design experience tailored to the Southwest Florida lifestyle. Lakewood Ranch’s master-planned communities offer extensive amenities and the perfect opportunity for luxury home design, whether you’re looking for a Farmhouse feel or a Coastal Modern design.

The best custom designs start with understanding our clients’ lifestyles, whether they spend time boating, golfing, or enjoying privacy with an expansive estate. Our process begins with uncovering each client’s unique style preferences and setting a course for a special and personalized home design. More than just a blueprint, we can walk you through our 3D floor plan and customize it down to trim details.

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What Our Clients Love

About Lakewood Ranch Custom Home Design

Working with a premiere custom home designer in Lakewood Ranch should always reflect a dedication to creating appealing form and exceptional function. Lakewood Ranch is home to dynamic master-planned communities, giving you so many options to enjoy life! Their city motto, “Live, Work, Play,” represents the balanced approach to living well every day.

At Beacon Home Home Design, we create designs that reflect the passion for your lifestyle and work to create that in our community. A few words from clients:

"AJ has so many 5-star reviews because he is the best! He is intuitive; he was able to take our thoughts and render them in 3D. He made the process of designing our home pleasurable. We are very grateful to have found him."

- Julie | Satisfied Customer

"AJ at Beacon Home Design provided a custom high-end residential design for our lot. He truly captured the look that we wanted with integrity and enthusiasm. AJ and his team made it an enjoyable experience, and we would definitely recommend Beacon Home Design to anyone looking to build a custom home."

- Beth | Satisfied Customer

Our Designs



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Frequently Asked Questions

I’m looking for an architect near me — what other Florida regions do you service?

We’ve created everything from modern farmhouse home plans to elevated cottages all along the Gulf Coast, including Lakewood Ranch, Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, and surrounding areas of Manatee, Sarasota, and Pinellas counties. We work with clients across the United States, including North Carolina, Michigan, Montana, and New York.

Who will I be working with at Beacon?

Our Principal Designer is AJ Barnard, a native of Manatee County who values working personally with every client that comes through our doors. Our team consists of several members who are available throughout the design process.

Do you have builders and interior designers you work with regularly?

We have a wonderful network of local Builders and Interior Designers we take pride in working with and are happy to match our clients with.

How much does a Lakewood Ranch Custom Home Design cost?

Our pricing is not one size fits all; each inquiry goes through a Design Introduction Call to discuss design goals and the process from which a proposal is created.