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ULTRA DESIGN HOMES is an experienced custom home building construction company that has an uncompromising commitment to quality. Utilizing skilled craftsmen and only the finest building materials available, you can trust that the home you purchase through ULTRA DESIGN HOMES will bring you years of personal satisfaction.

In an industry where styles and trends change frequently, we at ULTRA DESIGN HOMES believe there are some basic principles that should never change. Such as: honesty, hard work, good taste and a sincere commitment to providing a quality product. "Making Dream Homes Come True" is not just our slogan, it's a way of life that we will strive to make a reality for you as well.

Offering a Wide Selection of Home Plans

 As a custom home builder we can design a totally unique design to meet your needs that can either be built on your lot. Pictured below is a small sampling of custom home designs we constructed, however we also have many alternate plans which are not pictured. Please contact us at your convenience so we can discuss your specific custom home requirements.


Partnering with Sater Design Custom Home Plans

ULTRA DESIGN HOMES is a preferred builder for SATER DESIGN LUXURY HOME PLANS and is authorized by Sater Design to build any of their elegant home designs. Please click on either of the three photos below to view a short video featuring each one of the Sater homes pictured. To view more plans or to discuss your desired home features, please contact Ultra Design Homes at: 281-469-2846.


               As a qualified Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Contractor and a Department of Veterans Affairs certified custom home builder, we are honored to assist both disabled Americans and military personnel live in the home of their dreams. We help service-members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners by utilizing many of the benefits that the VA offers. We have the experience and skills necessary to construct custom homes that will meet the high ADA and VA construction standards. Ultra Design Homes will also provide builder discounts to the brave men and women that have served our country.

One such disabled modified home is the "Casoria" plan designed by Sater. This plan was recently modified by Ultra Design Homes to accommodate a disabled retired Air Force Col. and his wife. Please click on the "Casoria" photo pictured above (far left) to be given a virtual walkthrough of this beautiful plan.


A Green Builder with Experience



ULTRA DESIGN HOMES has the required expertise, and an assembled team capable of constructing a truly Green home that will meet your specific needs. Regarding everything from insulation options to solar panels, you can be sure that the job will be done right and will increase the value of your home while significantly reducing your utility costs. 


 A Few Areas Where we Build

Ultra Design Homes is based in Houston Texas but we also build around beautiful Lake Conroe on both interior and water front lots. We presently have projects that are ongoing or are completed in the following prestigious gated Lake Conroe communities: Grand Harbor, Blue Heron Bay and Ridge Lake Shores. If you already own property in another development, we can build on your lot as well.

Aerial View of Lake Conroe

ABOUT LAKE CONROE: Lake Conroe is located approximately 30 minutes from North Houston via Interstate 45. Extending 21 miles in length and covering 21,000 surface acres, Lake Conroe is the reserve drinking water supply for the City of Houston and offers clean water for a large variety of recreational activities including: boating, fishing, hunting, golfing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, etc.. Luxurious hotels, condominiums, quality RV Parks, waterfront boat storage with valet launching and luxurious waterfront real estate developments are only a few of the attractions to this exceptional  lake only 30 minutes north of Houston, TX. 


 Building on a Guaranteed Foundation with the RWC 

Literally from the ground up, ULTRA DESIGN HOMES is committed to quality both aesthetically and structurally. All of our homes will either meet or in most cases surpass all relevant building codes and construction standards. Based on a detailed soil sample test for your particular lot, all of our foundations are individually engineered by our Texas licensed structural civil engineer . In addition to our extensive builder warranty and state warranty covering your entire home, our foundations also carry a written ten year transferable warranty through the Residential Warranty Corporation (RWC / Home of Texas). However, you will probably never need this warranty service due to Ultra's high construction standards and the RWC's strict  membership screening and building inspections process. The RWC has been servicing Texas and the nation since 1981.

For more information about the RWC, please click on their link below.




Remodeling and Home Renovations


Whether it is remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, redoing your patio or adding a new addition to your home, Ultra Design Homes can assist you with your renovation.

Please give us a call at your convenience so we can discuss your remodeling project and ideas.

Reputable Financing Available 

      Ultra Design Homes can also provide reputable financial resources offering very competitive interest rates and one time close loans. We have been successful with assisting our clients with expedient financial options prompting problem free contract finalization and closings.  We also help service-members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners utilizing many of the benefits that the VA offers.

Meet the Owners


Al and Carolyn Manica have combined extensive and diverse experience in the custom home building industry.

Mrs. Carolyn Manica is a native Houstonian and holds a University of Houston bachelors degree in interior design. In many cases she is personally involved with most our clients involving interior design related decisions and offers a wealth of knowledge to our customers. Her tasteful eye for detail and design is unsurpassed. 

Mr. Al Manica is a Texas Certified Custom Home Builder, and holds a bachelor's degree from Southeastern Massachusetts University specializing in structural design, visual design and marketing. He initially started his construction career working for a large custom home building company in the New England area.  He is personally involved with most if not all construction and design related issues and offers a wealth of knowledge to his customers. His formal education and extensively diverse building experience has given him an appreciation not only for function, design and aesthetics but for important structural concerns as well. In addition to custom home building, Mr. Manica is occasionally involved in commercial construction projects.


ULTRA DESIGN HOMES, LLC are also active members of:

  *The Better Business Bureau (A+, BBB Accredited Member),  *The Greater Houston Builders Association,  *The Texas Association of Builders and *The National Association of Home Builders


Ultra Design Homes office locations:

NW Houston, TX Location: 13201 NW. Freeway  Suite 800 - Houston, Texas 77040

The Woodlands, TX Location: 21 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands, TX 77380

Please send any US Postal correspondence to: 9597 Jones Rd. #128 - Houston TX 77065

e-mail:  ultragrp@sbcglobal.net