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Group 3 was founded in 1986 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, by Rick Clanton and Mike Ruegamer. Whether contemporary or traditional, formal or informal, the homes of Group 3 are known for their impeccable quality, genuine originality and serious architectural ambition. These traits have earned the firm numerous national awards as well as feature coverage in national, state and regional publications.

Group 3 is nationally recognized for its award-winning design talent. Utilizing the best materials, practices and trade relationships, Group 3 provides discerning residential clients with world-class Architectural, Interior Design and Planning services that result in highly original, distinctive custom homes that reflect the unique personality and lifestyle of the owners.

Designing a truly Great Home is an emotional journey, a functional and creative challenge, and an awesome responsibility requiring a rare breed of designer. Group 3 initiates all projects with the guiding principal of "quality design with quality materials". Our homes embody a total design to naturally use less energy and resources. This approach creates a healthier and more comfortable home.

The staff and principals of Group 3 never forget that client needs come first. Irrespective of the modesty or grandeur of a project, Group 3 possesses the in-house expertise to assist its clients every step of the way - from site analysis and space planning to architecture and interior design to landscaping and final décor.

Services Provided
3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Barn Design & Construction, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Project Management, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Custom Walk-in Closets, Lighting Design, Construction Drawings, Interior Design

Areas Served
Beaufort, Bluffton, Daufuskie Island, Hilton Head Island, Okatie

Certifications and Awards
With more than 20 awards since 1995 to include 2010 Builder's Choice Merit Award, 2010 Best in American Living Award-Best in Region, 2010 Best in American Living-Best Home under 4,000 sq. ft. and 2003 Best in American Living National Home of the Year.
Contact: Rick Clanton
Location: 1600 Main Street
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Typical Job Costs: $50,000 - 6 million
Commented: where can I find the green chairs? I will have to check for you. This may have been an outside decorator.
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Commented: Is that a pool to the left? In the bricked in area? Thanks!! Yes, it really works nicely there... it's dropped about 4 feet from the front yard. Now that's it's a settled in the landscape (I was there this weekend) it's essentially invisible.
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Commented: Window casement Contact Brannen Millworks at their Houzz site, but they can certainly manage that size.
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Commented: retractable screens? We specified Phantom Screens... I'm pretty sure that was what the builder ultimately installed.
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Commented: What is the roofing material on the main house? Porch looks metal. The porch is zinc and the main roof is slate. Nothing makes a house look better than a premium roof!
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Commented: Do you know the paint colors of the door and trim? Hi, thanks for asking. The door is mahogany with a dark stain (I don't have the stain color, we have our paint sub give us multiple samples. The trim paint, I'm pretty sure is B. Moore "Lancaster...
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