John Harpster Construction specializes in the design and construction of custom homes and the remodeling of existing living spaces and buildings. John has over thirty-five years experience in all phases of new home construction and remodeling in both Ashland, Oregon and Santa Barbara, California. John’s vast knowledge of historical and modern building techniques is evident in his portfolio of past projects. His work in Santa Barbara, California has been featured in Architectural Digest. John takes pride in his personal commitment to each project, and his dedication to delivering a home that reflects your taste, your needs, your hopes and your budget.

Custom residential building is John’s choice because each project represents a fresh challenge and an opportunity to fulfill a dream. John can help you design your space, or work with your architect to plan and build a quality custom home, well-sited, well-constructed timeless. His years of working with strict California building codes make John uniquely qualified to assess safety concerns, soil and drainage considerations, and site orientation for light maximization and energy efficiency. John’s sensitivity to the land and our environment is grounded in an agricultural heritage a childhood spent in the orange groves and the dairy barns of his grandparents. Forestry was his choice of work as a young man, so proper stewardship of our resources guides his personal and professional decisions.