Set amid more than an acre of green space in Lake Forest, this stunning custom home achieves a level of warmth and intimacy one might be surprised to find in a 4,500 s.f. property.
Orren Pickell Building Group is the #1 Western Springs general contractor and we’re not afraid to say that it’s a reputation we think we’ve earned. Not only have our custom home designs and builds been honored with numerous industry awards, but our home additions and remodeling projects have also received industry kudos. And even better, our clients love our work, recommending us to their friends and family and often returning to us for maintenance and remodeling services.
Over the past forty-plus years, the Orren Pickell Building Group has become known as the preferred custom home builder and general contractor in the Western Springs area. Why? Because people recognize that our commitment to providing quality workmanship permeates every part of our process, from design through construction. It’s our thoughtfulness and attention to detail that makes working with us different — we ensure that every aspect of your home building, renovation, or addition project meets up to our exacting standards.
We know that our business is judged by the company we keep. That’s why we’re highly selective with the industry trade partners with whom we work. The plumbers, electricians, HVAC installers, landscapers, and other professionals who will work on your home project have a proven track record of providing high-quality, detail-oriented service. As your Western Springs general contractor, the Orren Pickell Building Group holds all of our service partners to our same high standards, ensuring that every aspect of your home meets or exceeds your expectations.
Building a new custom home or renovating and beautifying your existing Western Springs home can be a stressful experience — and choosing the wrong general contractor can turn a hassle into a complete nightmare. Trust the proven expertise of the Orren Pickell Building Group. With over four decades of experience designing, building, renovating, and maintaining homes — and helping guide homeowners through the process — we know what it takes to keep things running smoothly.
Have questions about our general contracting services? We’re here to help. Get in touch with us today to set up a time to connect about your home building or renovation needs.
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What Our Customers Are Saying
Just wanted to let you guys know that the cabinets have started going in and OMG we love them!! Krista, I believe you said at some point that the old cabinets would be no comparison to our new ones and honestly that is an understatement! I mean the kitchen is still partly undone . .…
Thank you for sending Terry over on short notice. Your company’s responsiveness and customer centric attitude is why you will always be at the top of our list for construction, renovation and house maintenance matters.
I wanted to share my final product, which is amazing. I really don’t think the video does it justice. I know y’all typically work on a lot of big projects, but I was thrilled with the planning, selections, advise and execution! Well done and again thank you!
My name is Linda Larson. My husband, John and I have lived in one of the homes you built in Lake Barrington in 1994. We purchased it from David Galimore in 1997 and have lived here happily raising our family of five children. We put the house on the market two weeks ago and want…
Orren Pickell Building Group has repeatedly proven to me how more then 20 years ago, we made the best decision to build a house with them. Since then we purchased another house and used their company to remodel it. We have used The Orren Pickell Maintenance Program for over 20 years, and we will continue…
We hired the Orren Pickell Building Group to both design and build our home, starting in 2013 and completing in 2015. Susan Hamilton was our initial contact and continued as our primary contact person through the whole process. She was delightful–both professionally and personally. Orren was also significantly and surprisingly involved throughout and our lead…