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Custom homebuilding

We create functional and efficient homes with the charm and elegance of the past.

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From design to construction, we make your dream a reality.

At Old World Cottages, we take pride in building custom homes. With 15+ years of design/build and architecture experience, we bring authentic character and timeless quality to every project.

Home styles

We can build your dream home
no matter your style.

Old World

Old World / French Country








Let our custom home builders be your one-stop shop for creating your dream home.

Design Expertise

Our high standards for craftsmanship and quality go all the way to the top. Owner Brian Powell studied urban and regional planning at Missouri State University, followed by a Master of Architecture from NC State University, focused on design/build.

Quality Construction

We work with the best. From our 10+ year partnership with Amish construction craftsmen to our consistent partnerships with builders and plumbers, you can rest assured that we’ve selected the best team from beginning to end.

Whole-Home Remodel

Our design/build expertise extends beyond new construction to complete whole-home remodeling.

Lots + Land

Our team at Old World Realty ensures you'll find the perfect space, along with the perfect design, for your new home.

My Old World Cottages project was completed timely, professionally, and amazingly under budget. I could not have asked for more.

- Randy Blackburn

They were able to produce my dream home better than I could envision it myself.

- Donna Butler

Old World Cottages has been very helpful, creative, and resourceful. Our style was different than other homes they had built, but they did an excellent job of adjusting to our style.

- Brent and Ann Fritz

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Tradition & Quality

For 10 years now, we have been proud to work alongside Amish construction teams to produce quality work for our clients. Their high standards and craftsmanship are second to none, along with time-tested honesty and values that we want to bring to our business. We also feature hand-crafted furniture pieces built by Amish craftsmen at Old World Market.

We are here for homeowners every step of the way.

Furnishing & Decor

Donna Butler, our decorating assistant at Old World Market, provides personalized consultation services for our design-build clients. From finishing details to whole-room layouts, Donna can help you complete your vision for your home.

    Real Estate Services

    At any point in your homeowner journey, our team is here for you. When it is time for you to sell, look for a new lot to build your dream home, or find a new home in the area, the expert team at Old World Realty can help.

    Let us bring your dream home to life.

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