New Home in Alabama Features One-of-a-Kind Custom Details

custom new home in Tuscaloosa, ALA long, tree-lined driveway leading to your own private round-about, surrounded by nature and plenty of backyard paradise. It sounds like a home you can only dream about. For one client in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, his dream quickly became a reality when we joined forces to create his ultimate slice of heaven in the perfect country setting!

A modern farmhouse can be a tough look to accomplish because of the many different variations and options available in today’s market. Luckily, our client knew his family’s wants, needs and preferences, and our team knew exactly how to deliver it.


Driving up the lengthy driveway, you see a gorgeous, classic white farmhouse exterior surrounded by lush green trees and grass all under a bright blue Alabama sky. The exterior of this home is timeless with classic materials such as siding reminiscent of shiplap paired perfectly with just the right amount of detail, including large windows with modern black trim, tin roof awnings, and natural wood elements. Both a welcoming front porch and back patio offer a homey design with an escape for entertainment.


A farmhouse-style kitchen can be elegant and classic, rustic and cheerful, and everything in between. One element all farmhouse kitchens have in common are deep sinks, and the sink in this kitchen doesn’t disappoint!

Tuscaloosa, AL custom kitchen

The modern style is brought into the kitchen through the use of a mix of materials, including stainless steel, textured granite countertops, sleek handles and knobs on the cabinets, and metal and glass hanging lights that resemble mason jars over the island. The beautiful contrast presented by the arabesque tile backsplash and multicolored countertops pair perfectly with the flat panel gray cabinets.

One of the hardest things about creating a cohesive home design is making sure that all elements flow from room to room. In this home, the kitchen flows freely to a spacious dining area and large living area, and it’s tied together by elements including wooden beams running across the ceiling and coordinating shiplap details above the fireplace and over the stove hood.


The bathrooms in this modern farmhouse are all unique in their own way. As soon as you enter this home, you’re greeted by a one-of-a-kind powder room. An antique, distressed door with frosted glass opens to show the rough-hewn, corner-mounted beam acting as a countertop. Sitting on top is a bowl sink in a frosted green glass.

master bath in a Tuscaloosa farmhouse-style homeAcross the home, the master bath is elegant, bold and custom-constructed to create a relaxing environment. Combined with a roomy walk-in closet, there is plenty of functional and storage space. Dark granite countertops bring out the dark veining in the white stone floors, and they pair perfectly with the dark wood cabinetry of the dual vanities. The oversized tub is surrounded by the same dark granite top, while a beautiful wall of windows provides an abundance of natural light. The walk-in shower adds a bright boost to the décor but also echoes the color scheme with light gray tiles.

Finally, two guest baths wow with in neutral shades. Beautiful tile floors in a light wood pattern are found in both bathrooms. The shower in one mirrors the flooring with its wood-look shower tile, while it all coordinates with tan vanities capped with black and brown granite countertops.

Custom Details

This entire home is full of custom details that make it a one-of-a-kind design. Even in a brand-new home, we can easily add a little bit of history to create more character, the feel of a well lived-in home, or just meaningful touches that resonate with the homeowners. This home features custom elements like the antique wood door in the powder room, a mudroom with built-in cubbies, a pantry with sturdy shelving, and a laundry room with custom storage and work space. The details continue outside the home, with a stacked-stone water feature on the back patio.

If you’re considering a new home in Alabama, a custom home from J. Wright Building Company could be exactly what you’re looking for. If you’re ready to start designing and building your home, contact us today by calling 205-820-0100.

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