Golden Rule Builders - Yosemite Lifestyles Model Home
Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes
Golden Rule Builders - Denali Lifestyles Model Home

Welcome to the Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes Information Portal!

Over the past 30 years, Golden Rule Builders, Inc. (GRB) has built hundreds of new custom homes and has completed countless home remodeling, home additions and extensions projects. Now, GRB Owner Joel Barkman has hand-selected the best-of-the-best features and construction technologies and launched Golden Rule Lifestyles, LLC (GRL). Golden Rule Lifestyles is about delivering family-friendly living environments to clients who want a quality home that is “move-in-ready”. GRL’s homes permit clients to bypass the traditional design process and, if they select a home early enough in the construction process, you may make some custom selections. These selections include, but are not limited to:

  • Cabinetry
  • Roofing Color
  • Floor Coverings
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Tile / Backsplashes
  • Insulation Packages
  • Paint and Siding Colors
  • Hardwood Flooring Materials
  • Efficiencies (Green Building Materials, Zero-Energy-Ready and Universal Design appointments)
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Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes - Colchester Fairfax

Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes Selling Now!

We are excited to offer the Fairfax community our first series of homes in the beautiful, wooded, Colchester Sub-Division. The properties are located at 5938 Colchester Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. The property offers some excellent building lots varying in size from 5.45 acres to 6.28 acres.

Home Designs

We have two ready-to-build home designs available, the Yosemite and the Denali. We will also be introducing a Cape Cod style design in the near future, please visit us here for updates. Please note that there are a very limited number of lots available so please contact Heather Grew (contact information is below), immediately if you are interested in learning more!

Yosemite Overview:

Total Square Feet: 5,023 Sq. Ft.
Number of Bedrooms: 5
Number of Bathrooms: 4

Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes - New Home Model Yosemite Back Elevation

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Denali Overview:

Total Square Feet: 6,438 Sq. Ft.
Number of Bedrooms: 5
Number of Bathrooms: 4 Full, 2 Half Baths

Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes - New Home Model Denali S01

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Mt Rainier Overview:

Total Square Feet: 3,858 Sq. Ft.
Number of Bedrooms: 4
Number of Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half Bath

Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes - New Home Model Mt Rainier S02

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Heather Grew Samson Realty - Golden Rule Lifestyles Custom Homes

Please contact Heather Grew at Sampson Properties for additional information, pricing, and / or a tour of the beautiful property.

Heather Grew, Realtor
Sampson Properties
(540) 222-5166
[email protected]

Samson Properties & Golden Rule Builders, Inc.

Golden Rule Builders is the gold standard of custom home builders. From design through the project’s completion, GRB took our dream and made it a reality.
Great job.
Stan Parkes
21:25 14 Jun 19
We had our kitchen remodeled from "builder grade" to Gourmet Kitchen. We contemplated it for 3 years working with GRB off and on until the plan came together perfectly. It included taking out an entire wall and putting... in a hidden beam to open up the gathering space. This was 2009. Today, 2019, 10 years later, we are STILL so happy we remodeled with Golden Rule Builders. They are fantastic. If you're gonna do it, go ahead. Don't wait. You'll miss years of enjoyment. We're so glad we did. I must say.We continue to enjoy the Kitchen and we entertain large groups ~40+ people with great joy being had by all. Thanks, GRB, for 10 years of joy made possible by people like you. Still going more
David Griffith
18:12 22 Mar 19
what ever you need built. they will definitely do it in style!
Siree Durham
15:12 29 Jan 19
Great place to work for great company to have a house built by
Andrew Neider
23:58 17 Oct 18
My husband and I are greatly looking forward to working with this company.
Donna Anders
02:18 04 Jun 18
GRB built our home almost 2yrs ago and it’s been nothing but great joy dealing with this staff. Every step of the building process was perfect ! The Christians - Thank you GRB
BJ Christian
18:51 30 Apr 18
Best service amazing team
Ramy Hanna
17:57 20 Dec 17
Golden Rule Builders has an extensive hiring process. I'm honored to be here as a designer. Everyone loves to work and makes the journey enjoyable for everyone involved.
Jj Kiernan Artist
20:29 12 Apr 17
I love working with Bethanny Dye at Golden Rule Builders. I'm a designer and I've worked with her on several kitchen and bath projects. Her ideas for room function are invaluable and she is a joy to work with!
Cheryl Kinsey
13:39 07 Jan 16
Golden Rule has a very professional staff. I would highly recommend stopping by and looking at there show room
Mark Jenkins
13:30 07 Jan 16
Golden Rule did a great job of refurbishing our main floor powder room. New tile flooring, custom vanity cabinet, vessel sink, Kohler plumbing fixture and Toto toilet along with a new exhaust fan! Great people, ethical,... clean, dependable - it's worth paying a little more to gain piece of mind and a job well done!read more
Dennis Taylor
17:54 17 Nov 15
We are just starting our building experience, and I have to say so far GRB have been amazing with it all.
The entire staff have been nothing but helpful and patient. They are there to help with all the questions we... have.
Joel and the office staff made our first meeting such a great one. Me and my husband walked out feeling like family.
Thank you so much and we can't wait to move forward
Beth & Bj Christian
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Beth Christian
13:41 15 Aug 15
Friendly, Knowledgeable staff and great products including Wellborn Cabinets!
Jonathan Rowland
18:35 04 Jun 13



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