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Make it a Custom Home with MDD!

Looking to build a custom home in the San Diego Area?  You have come to the right spot!  We can custom design and build a home that suits your tastes, needs, and lifestyle. 

Currently we have the following lots for sale:

Seascape -
Lot 1 South - 0.51 Acres Incredible Ocean Views Located in Encinitas with easy freeway access, close to the beach, top rated schools and shopping nearby Alta Del Mar -   Lot 94 - 0.48 Acres and Lot 96 - 0.41 AcresLocated in San Diego's fastest selling estate community, Alta Del MarOn the Del Mar Mesa with views of the canyons and Palomar Mountains Rancho Santa Fe Farms -
Lot 6 - 1.58 AcresOn Rancho Santa Fe Farms Drive with beautiful viewsLocated across from The Farms Golf Club More information coming soon on lots located in Poway and in the Del Sur area! 

We can also custom build on your own lot!

Contact us today!  Lori 858-431-9622 or

Solatubes - Let the Sun Shine In

All those sunny days in San Diego make it a great place to have solatubes in the home.  Solatubes or Solar Tubes are tubular daylighting devices that bring natural light into interior spaces where windows or traditional skylights can't reach (great for interior closets, bathrooms, and long hallways).  They use reflective material inside of a cylinder to help amplify the light into the room below, letting in the natural light and reducing the need for electricity. Here are some solatubes being installed in one of our homes.  These Solatubes have a domed top or lens.  Inside the house is the diffuser portion.
 Here you can see the solatube in a hallway which would otherwise be dark at this point in construction!
Similar hallway that is finished. If you look closely, you can see the solatubes on the finished roof.
 Here you can see the canned lighting compared to the larger solatubes in the kitchen. Most tubes are designed to reduce glare and also screen infrared and ultraviolet ra…

Custom Home Building with the Palmers

Chris and Thea Palmer, long time San Diego residents, were searching for the perfect place to call home. When examining the existing inventory, most homes weren’t able to meet their needs, being two-story archetypes, outdated designs, and land was either too expensive or confined.  Expanding their search, they found McCullough Design Development, a local design build firm that offered custom selected lots and a simple building program.  Excited about building their dream home, MDD was an ideal fit for the Palmers.
MDD is a master in the process of designing and building custom estates. Each home captures the needs and desires of the buyer with quality workmanship and every square foot is efficiently used space.  The client is involved in every step of the process, insuring they get what they want where they want it. This way there are no surprises and they can create a valued home within their budget. “We are so happy to have started our dream home with MDD.  We get weekly emails on th…

San Diego Home Grown Success Story

This is a PR piece that was featured on page 4 of the San Diego Union Tribune on Saturday, February 28, 2015! Attention to detail, quality make McCullough homes desirable
McCullough Design Development, San Diego’s own, home grown success story continues to excel in the home building industry.Monty McCullough, owner and lead designer has built more than 350 high-end estate homes in the San Diego area over the last 25 years, creating a design-build firm with an impeccable reputation.Consistent attention to detail ensures quality construction, while attention to customer feedback has resulted in top-notch customer service and premium warranties, leading to numerous repeat clients coming back to build with MDD again.
McCullough offers finished homes, custom lots, as well as their custom-build program for clients with their own lots.
On the cutting edge of design, McCullough’s homes hold their value.Estates have well thought-out, efficient floorplans designed to focus on areas where families…