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Connecticut Valley Homes
128 Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT 06333
Website: Connecticut Valley Homes Website
Connecticut Valley Homes Description:
"... The fastest, easiest and most enjoyable way to build the large or small custom home you want. ... Our homes are a better value. We build to higher specifications and include more as standard: Anderson windows, 2X6 walls, plywood (no particle board) sheathing, name-brand materials. Choose from our exciting, well designed floor plans or a plan customized to your specifications and budget..."
Providing these building styles:
- Ranch modular homes
- Colonial modular homes
- Cape Cod modular homes
- Multi-Family modular homes
- Commercial modular buildings
Providing modular homes and buildings in:
CT, RI, Block Island and Fishers Island
|How Long in Business||1981|
|Yearly Avg. Number of Homes (Est.)||Approximately 45 homes a year
|Professional Organizations/Affiliations||Better Business Bureau, National Association of Home Builders, Builders Association of Eastern CT, Energy Star Certified Builder|
(Architects & Draftsmen)
|Designers and Draftsmen are available|
|Location of Factories||Scranton, Pennsylvania (Simplex Homes)|
|How to Buy a Home||Direct|
|Building Materials||Wood, brick|
|Energy Efficiency||Energy Star and LEED certified; R-38 roof, R-19 or R-21 wall insulation.|
|Construction Timeframe||6-8 weeks|
|Customization Flexibility||Full customization and upgrades are available. |
|Amount of Floorplans||About 160 online floorplans, more available offline|
|Avg. Cost per Square Foot||$75-$110|
|Avg. Transportation Costs||Varies by location|
|Avg. Placement Costs||Varies by location|
|Garage/Deck Availability||Garages and decks are possible|
|Possible to Addon to Existing Home||Not offered|
|Guarantees||One year limited warranty plus 10 year structural warranty and individual product warranties.|
|Delivery Range||Most of Connecticut and Rhode Island|
|Number of Factory Inspections||Upon completion|
|Number of Building Site Inspections||Handled by builder|
|Information Package||Received email with answers next business day|
|Editor's Rating ||
|Editorial Review||Connecticut Valley Homes is a builder of modular homes. They represent several modular manufacturers. They have extensive experience in building modular homes and a very good reputation. If you are located within their area they would be a good option for all modular home buyers. They are a respected leader of their local Better Business Bureau. Connecticut Valley Homes has an impressive photo gallery of the many home styles they have built including modular homes for narrow lots, shingle style, craftsman style modular homes and modular homes on piers. They also have experience with vacation modular homes and modern modular homes.|
|Mystery Shopper Rating ||
Personal Reviews of Connecticut Valley Homes
Bonnie Cappucci from Manchester, CT
From the time of delivery to the present we have enjoyed our new home. It was a pleasure working with Connecticut Valley Homes and the various crews.
Vektra Industries, Llc from Niantic
My CVH home was built in 2004. From its inception, the design experience from the CVH staff was a pleasurable one. Communication between us was very supportive when I had some questions/ concerns. The whole process went very smoothly. Many of my friends and relatives cannot believe that the house wasn't "stick built" on site. The house is well built and very efficient as well as impressive. I am extremely satisfied with the home and the whole experience.
Lorna McLaughlin from Lyme
I must tell you that I have a lot of friends who built houses. They all went through the stick building process. The horror stories were abundant and some were almost beyond belief. At the time we built our house, I was going through cancer treatment. In addition my husband and I had just moved from the Philadelphia area a few months before. Connecticut Valley Homes not only did a superb high quality job in every detail, they made it a pleasurable process, even with chemotherapy. All the little details that I asked for they executed perfectly. They were welcoming, accommodating and boy is it nice to have a hard and fast price and delivery date! I would give them 10 stars if I could!
George & Jane Mello from Richmond, RI
We have been in our Connecticut Valley home for 10 years now. The design, construction and building process were all wonderful experiences. The quality of workmanship & construction are excellent. True to their word the personnel at Connecticut Valley Homes called to check our satisfaction after one year and repair or replacement was completed. We still love our home and are very happy that we chose Connecticut Valley as our contractor.
meredith platt from rhode island
I just located the survey CVH sent after our home was built several years ago. I was so angry after I filled it out that I didn't send it. However, now that it pops up again, I notice the things I checked and feel it is worthwhile to pass it on. Haven Homes seems to build a good house. We should have worked with them directly. However, I rated every aspect of the finishing "POOR". It would take too long to explain each but would be glad to upon inquiry by a prospective homebuilder: lead carpenter (there were many), interior finish (never finished), exterior finish (mistakes, especially on porch deck), service department (poor service, no service), communication with CVH staff after home was set (what communication?), quality compared to the models (poor to fair). I would NOT recommend CVH to anyone. Chances of this review making the website? Nil
Response from Cathy Taylor at Connecticut Valley Homes
I am one of the owners of Connecticut Valley Homes and was dismayed to read Meredith's review. Customer satisfaction is extremely important to us. Our warranty service was completed on 9/15/08 and the paperwork signed by Meredith notes that all the items on her list were completed to her satisfaction except the fireplace, which was serviced at a later date. In addition, we send a survey to every customer after they have moved into their new home and have used that feedback over the last 29 years to continually improve and better serve those who have chosen us as their builder. If Meredith had sent the survey years ago, her concerns would have been brought to our attention sooner ... but it certainly isn't too late. I contacted Meredith and her son on 10/20/10 (no response yet) and look forward to finding out what the issues are and working together to resolve them.
Response from Meredith Platt from Rhode Island
I responded to Cathy Taylor at CVH at length, detailing all they did and the money they cost me. I requested that this website print my whole letter. If they do not, I invite anyone interested to contact me at and I will email it to you. I do not want you or CVH to think a friendly note will "resolve" my "issues." Be informed and Beware!
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