In the market to buy a new residence? Coolman Builders can build the perfect fit.

Coolman Communities has been a staple in Valparaiso home building for 65+ years. Find your next home with a custom build in one of our neighborhoods.

Pepper Ridge, Flatrock and The Prairie and now, Glenwood are Coolman neighborhoods that have great locations for fantastic new homes! One-level living is a feature that provides a place to live with anyone looking for a home that will suit their needs for years to come. Inside Coolman homes you will see a wide selection of exceptional standard finishes that we would put in as standard.

For the first-time home buyer or someone looking to downsize this affordable neighborhood may be just the right fit. Flatrock homes feature a large open plan, 2 and 3 bedroom one-level homes to build on a manageable yard. Need more space? Build a two-story, 3 bedroom home which provides more square footage. Optional bonus room may be finished for an additional bedroom or study.

Discover living in a natural protected wetland on the ridge in Pepper Ridge. Walk out basement homes (six lots still available) and (one lot still available) cottage lot homes are waiting for you to build your dream home. The floorplans vary in square footage from 1570-1730 sq. ft. main floor living space. Options to finish the basement which can be designed by the homeowner.

Located in a quiet circle of 41 homes, The Prairie just 10 minutes from downtown Valparaiso in Union Township. Mature landscaping and grand open greenspace. Craftsman homes have charm and great living living spaces. The two lots still available have plans for daylight basement homes with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and laundry on the main floor.


We focus on making your new home an enjoyable experience. We work with our clients to put together selections ad options that make their home unique beginning with beautiful finishes and high quality construction standards. The home is first created on paper with custom finishes and they are priced with the choices selected. We communicate, with transparency in all our timelines and pricing.

Step 1. Decide on the community, lot, plan and make any customs changes and personal selections.

Step 2. Certify the plans including, plot plan, elevation, floorplan, electrical plan, selections and price.

Step 3. A mechanical walk thru once the home is framed checking circuits and locations of electrical plan.

Step 4. The buyer’s orientation allows our client(s) to go through the completed home with the builder. Any touchups will be noted and we demonstrate the items that the homeowner will need to operate and maintain. The 2-year service with Coolman Builders is reviewed and a complete binder is provided with all the booklets, serial/model numbers and community information a new buyer would need.

Step 5. Close on your dream home!

At Coolman we strive to deliver a high-quality home and to make the community a better place to live, work and play.

Let’s design a plan that is customized to your lifestyle.

Find our current inventory of available Coolman homes and condos for sale. Contact us soon!