Archia Homes is an Award-Winning, custom building firm specializing in fine homes and additions, renovations, gourmet kitchens, historic restorations, and timber frames. We pride ourselves on our excellent project management and property management, with special attention to design and green and sustainable practices. Founded in 1989 by Peter Stames, the firm focuses on luxury residential projects of all shapes, sizes, and styles.

We are based in South Eastern Massachusetts, concentrating on Greater Boston, the South Shore and Nantucket. We are willing to take on projects throughout New England and have ongoing projects as far as Florida.
"I don't build in order to have clients.  I have clients in order to build."      Ayn Rand
38 Reviews
George Gray Photography
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Jun 2019

It been an absolute pleasure working with and photographing a few projects for Archia Homes now. Their attention to detail and light is impeccable and I feel that has really translated into the images...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2018

Archia Homes did an amazing job on our wine cellar. They were very creative with their design proposals as well as the materials chosen. Peter Stames (owner) was very responsive and collaborative thro...Read More

David Amory
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2016

Peter Stames of Archia Homes built our architectural studio based on the design by Amory Architects. We've worked with many contractors over many years, and we found that Peter was easy to work with a...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2019

We first reached out to Heidi and Peter when we were looking to purchase a home. We had picked out a house that we intended to completely renovate / add to, but ultimately couldn’t purchase the proper...Read More

Cathy Lohe
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2018

We could not be happier with our choice of builder for the recent renovation of our antique home. Peter, Heidi, Nick, Bobby, Jenn and Mike (the lead of our project) were a great team to work with. Th...Read More

Anthony Scavongelli
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2018

Prior to our involvement, Archia had completely renovated the home that we ultimately purchased earlier this year. We fell in love with the quality, uniqueness, design and overall workmanship. We we...Read More

Lisa Creighton
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2018

Archia was our design and build partner for a large renovation to our Victorian era 1910 farmhouse. Essentially, we pushed out the back of the house 8 feet for three floors which included basement, fi...Read More

Beau Boothman
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2018

We worked with Archia on a very large and complicated project to add on a large living room, screen porch, powder room, mud room and foyer as well as attach the house to the garage. Peter has a deep u...Read More

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2016 Bronze A'Design Award for Whole House Residential Renovation

Chrysalis Award for 2012 Best Addition over $250,000

Chrysalis Award for 2012 Best Kitchen Remodel Over $100,000 National Award Winner

2011 Whole House Remodel over $1,000,000