Canyon Lake consists of six communities (Startzville, Canyon City, Hancock, Cranes Mill, Sattler and Fischer) whose proximity to the beautiful Guadalupe River and its Canyon Lake Reservoir has earned the area the nickname, Water Recreation Capital of Texas. This Hill Country jewel is gradually being discovered, and we welcome the opportunity to be your custom home builder in Canyon Lake, Tx. We can build on your lot in Canyon Lake, Tx, whether you choose to overlook the rolling hills or the sparkling water. After you buy the land, you can select one of our floor plans, bring your own blueprints or work with our architects to design your dream home. Let us build your new forever home, and we’ll take the care and time to give you the features that best suit your lifestyle.

The Design Tech Homes Difference

Since our establishment in 1997, we have worked hard to become one of the premier home builders in Houston and Central Texas. Today, as we grow and expand our territory further into Central Texas, we have the knowledge and expertise to build on your lot in Canyon Lake, Tx while offering you a wide range of options. We can even build you a 100 percent green home or just incorporate some of the features. Whatever you decide, all our homes are well insulated and energy efficient.

Canyon Lake Building Guidelines and Regulations

Any custom home builder in Canyon Lake, Tx must follow the International Residential Code < > (IRC) that sets standards for the construction of residential properties. Individual communities may expand on these minimum regulations. You may rest assured that we are familiar with all the building codes that apply to a Canyon Lake, Tx home builder. In addition, we offer our own GUARDIAN CERTIFIED INSPECTION PROGRAM™ in which third-party inspectors come on-site to check the work at 10 critical construction stages.

Why Live In Canyon Lake?

Schools and Universities

Canyon Lake is part of the Comal Independent School District that encompasses 589 square miles, 11 communities and education from pre-kindergarten through high school on 30 campuses for more than 23,000 students.

  • Elementary Attendance Zones
  • Middle School Attendance Zones
  • High School Attendance Zones

Canyon Lake’s proximity to Austin, San Antonio, and San Marcos gives commuting college students easy access to some of the finest schools in Texas including:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Texas A&M University at San Antonio
  • Texas State University

Local Venues

The area comes alive as the weather warms and swimming, sailing, tubing, scuba diving, fishing and hiking provide hours of pleasure for residents and visitors. Although Canyon Lake has a limited amount of local shopping, entertainment and fine-dining restaurants, its location between San Antonio and Austin provides world-class opportunities for anyone who wants to spend an hour or a day enjoying what these bustling cities have to offer. The peace and quiet of Canyon Lake will always welcome you back home.


  • Lake Canyon Yacht Club
  • Lakeside Golf Club
  • Canyon Lake Gorge Tours
  • Guadalupe River Adventures
  • Natural Bridge Caverns
  • Wimberley Zipline Adventures

Local Parks

  • Guadalupe River State Park
  • Overlook Park


  • Canyon Cigar
  • Alibi Boutique
  • Dry Comal Creek Vineyards


  • Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
  • Silver Sage Grille
  • Gennaro’s Trattoria
  • Bare Bull BBQ

City Services

Canyon Lake utility providers include the following companies:

  • Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)
  • Blue Sky Propane
  • Canyon Lake Water Service Company

Build Your Dream Home

You don’t want to work with just any home building company when planning your dream home. You want a team that cares about your needs and desires, and that is one of the many things that make us here at Design Tech Homes stand out from other home builders in the area. We listen when you speak and use the information you give us to craft our approach, which is how we give you exceptional results. Building a home is no small choice, and we will treat you the way we would want someone to treat us: like family.

Everyone deserves to have a home that is right for them, and that is what you can get when you hire us for your project. If you have questions or would like to move forward, we encourage you to reach out to us the second you get a chance, and we will get started in no time.