For your consideration the following references are presented in reverse chronological order.

(Please note that some older references refer to Far Star Inc., our former company name.)

Picture of Steve Crook (R) and homeowner Brian C.

Congratulations all around on a job well done!

SCDAC completed this Frank Lloyd Inspired home for Brian and Diane C., in Indian Hills, Colorado, August, 2016

Here is a referral paragraph from Brian on November 21st 2016:

Steve is a true professional, who cared as much about us getting the “house of our dreams” as we did. After years of touring Wright’s homes around the country, we decided to DO IT! We hired a Chicago-based architect who specialized in Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired designs, and who’s work we loved. While we also loved his initial design, the home was literally TWICE as big as we had asked for, or could afford! Frustrated, we were referred to Steve, who sat down with us, listened to our “vision,” and together, we modified the architect’s CAD designs to something that worked, and was financially possible. We even added some unique features to enhance the design in the process. All along, he provided ideas and pointed out pros and cons of different design, construction, and finish options. Even telling us when he thought we were making a mistake. All while keeping a close eye on the budget! I think the three of us worked together very well, to bring a complicated design from the drawing board to the landscape. Our home literally “has a soul,” because of his attention to detail. We consider Steve not only a great builder, but a true friend. Feel free to reach out to him for our contact info. if you’d like to discuss hiring him, the design / build process, or to see our home.

Brian & Diane C, Indian Hills, CO

Project: Completely renovate an old barn on the verge of collapse into a multi-functional horse stable with upper-level shop and living space to complement the adjacent house.

For: Jeffrey Pratt
2688 S. Kittredge Pk Rd Evergreen, CO 80439

Scope of Work: Design and Field consulting including underpinning failed foundation, restoration of structural elements, weatherproofing and finishes.

Started: March 2013 Completed: June 2013

Project: Solarium design and construction of  335 SF sunroom addition to existing residence.

For: Warren & Betsy Rose
423 Upper Elk Valley Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439

Started: January 2013 Completed: April 2013 Cost $128,000

Project: Total renovation of residence at 334 South Gaylord St, Denver, CO 80209

For: Rob Cyman

Project manager for Saddlery Building Commercial Tenant Improvement of Office Space Summer of 2012

Started: August 2012 Completed: March 2013

Cost $186,000

Project: Obtain variance, design new driveway & retaining walls, design and build log master suite to match existing log house, new garage and remodel portions of exiting house.

For: Dennis Schmuker and Rita Garren
10161 City View Drive
Morrison, Colorado 80465

Started: April, 2008
Completed: October, 2008
Cost: $225,000

October, 2008 As a recent customer of Far Star, Inc., it is with great pleasure that we write this letter of reference. The scope of our project entailed engineered drawings, a new addition to our 35-year-old log home, building a garage and completely re-sculpting a steep hillside for a driveway. We were extremely satisfied in our entire experience with Far Star, Inc. owner Steve Crook, and his crew of specialists. Steve was professional in every aspect and detail of our business relationship. He personally took care of procuring the necessary permits and inspections; our contract and drawings were detailed and specific, leaving no questions throughout the project’s time frame; Steve was good to his word, cognizant of every budgetary detail, and kept a designer’s eye on the process in every way. Steve’s groups of specialists included roofers, framers, log builders, concrete crews, stone masons, plumbers, painters, and installers of tile, hardwood, carpet and vinyl. Every person involved was courteous and professional and often went out of their way to adjust to special circumstances. We are so pleased with how beautiful and renewed our log home became! We are certain that when you choose Far Star, Inc. for your building and construction needs, you can rest assured that your project is in the best of professional hands.

Dennis Schmuker and Rita Garren

Project: Design and built a 3550 S.F. walk-out ranch residence.

For: Ryk and Paula Keyser 5012 Hillstone Lane Evergreen, CO 80439 Home: 303-973-2210

Started: January, 2005
Completed: September, 2005
Cost $620,000

Project: Design a 3140 S. F. single family residence at:

Lot 34, Block 2, Leaders River Woods Subdivision. Boise, Idaho

Est. Cost: $435,000

Plans completed December 2002

For: Dr. Howard Shoemaker 1285 East Prohaska Street Eagle, Idaho 83616 Cell: 208-867-2274

Project: Design a 3130 S.F. single family residence constructed at:

23 Waltz Lane Glenwood Springs, CO
For: Craig and Andriana Chance
0142 Redstone Blvd
Redstone, CO 81623
Home: 970-963-1664

Plans completed November, 2002
Est. Cost: $385,000

Project: Design and build a 4103 SF single family residence at: 

5033 Hillstone Lane
Evergreen, CO 80439

Started: September, 2001
Completed: June, 2002
Cost: $650,000

Picture of completed Lake House projectProject: Design and build a 2900 S.F. single family residence at: 

135 Garlock Road
Caroga Lake, N.Y. 12032

For: Richard and Susan Fanch
837 Sanders Avenue
Scotia, N.Y. 12302
Home: 1-518-372-6174 Office: 1-888-308-3222

Started: August, 2000
Completed: March, 2001
Cost: $400,000 +/-

Picture of interior of a home office design built by SCDAC

Home office space designed and built by Steve Crook Design and Construction

Project: Design and build a 700 S.F. sun room / office addition at: 

366 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80210
For: Robert and Suzanne Fanch
366 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80210
Home: 303-744-2742

Started: January, 2000
Completed June, 2000
Cost: $225,000 +/-

Project: Design and build a 1000 SF recording studio, family room, bath and bedroom for a garden level basement at: 

7590 South Hudson Court
Littleton, CO 80122
For: Bobby and Dawn Duhamel
Home Office: 303-224-0950

Started: September, 1999
Completed: February, 2000

Cost: $75,000 +/-

Project: Design and build a 3004 S. F. single family spec residence at: 

4575 West Aberdeen Place
Littleton, CO 80123
For: Marion & Jerry Gerome
Home: 303-734-4669

Started: April, 1999
Completed: November, 1999

Sales price: $487,000

Project: Design and build a 2700 S.F. single family spec residence at:

15964 W. 67th Place
Arvada, CO 80004
For: Troy and Jolece Oughton
Home: 303-425-3569

Started: March, 1998
Completed: October, 1998

Sales price: $420,000

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