Current Projects

Our company is equipped to build any style of house that you like. We work with various local architects and architects from other areas as well. We also have our own in-house design/build capability. We feel very fortunate to be able to both live and work in such an incredible part of the world. Here each mountain community holds its own special mystique.

The projects that we are currently involved in range from rustic to adirondack to modern in design. Richard Lanning Builders, Inc. is building several new houses in a very special place called Balsam Mountain Preserve located in Jackson Co., N.C., a unique and well planned mountain village where homes become a natural part of the landscape.

Another of our homes is located at Springdale Country Club in Haywood Co., N.C. You can stand on the porch and the beautiful golf course feels like your own backyard. The long range view faces the peak of well known Cold Mountain.

We have several other projects under construction now and more on the drawing board. Our customers come from all over the nation and some even come from foreign countries. Western North Carolina is a great place to live as many have discovered.

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“Before I even had a chance to meet Richard and Jynks Lanning, I first stopped by to see both my banker and the president of the biggest building supplier in Haywood County. Without blinking an eye, they both said, "You may have two houses that are the same from the outside, but if I were you I would take the Lanning built house every time." After living in a Lanning built home, I now know why. Almost four years later, my wife Jennie and I have never regretted for a second the first phone call to Richard Lanning.

When people ask me about Richard, these are some of the facts I share: Richard sets the benchmark in craftmanship and quality (he only used the best materials and tradesmen.) Attention to detail is at the top of his list, nothing is overlooked. And finally, Integrity. If Richard says something will be done, bank on the job being done right and done right the first time.

Since building our home, we have had the privilege to become friends with the Lannings and I can assure you the high personal values of their family are as true as they come. My family is blessed to have had them build our home and also to have made their friendship."

Greg Boothroyd


Richard Lanning Builders, Inc.
Residential and Commercial Construction
Richard W. Lanning
1550 Sulphur Springs Road
Waynesville, NC 28786
Office/Fax (828) 452-2616
Mobile (828) 421-4547
Project Manager
Office Manager

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