Remodeling and Home Design

Lake Macatawa Residence added to the 2017 Fall Parade of Homes Tour

Friday, July 21, 2017 | Comments ((Disabled))

Masterfully balancing timeless architecture with classic lake home sentiments, Mike Schaap Builders is pleased to present their distinctive lakeside residence in the Fall Parade of Homes.

Parade Home #13 | 1095 S Shore Dr, Holland 49423 

Square Feet: 5,377
Bedrooms: 6  

Baths: 5 full 2 half


  • A fluid design plan with expansive windows and elevated ceilings optimize views, sun exposure and circulation between the indoor and outdoor spaces.
  • Lovely curved walls, elaborate ceiling treatments and intricate trim work including arched hallways and doors add a touch of French Provincial drama.
  • A bathed-in-marble luxury bath, walk-through closet with laundry and a massive open-air deck make the main floor master retreat nothing short of spectacular.
    • Three en suite sleeping quarters, truly charming loft and future space over the garage demonstrate the home's diligent and space-maximizing design upstairs.
    • The lower level presents generous space for lounging, two additional sleeping quarters, full lake bath and covered patio overlooking an ultra-refreshing pool.

    Great Lakes by Design: Building the Craft

    Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Comments ((Disabled))

    Mike Schaap Builder's framework for success rests on the foundation of skilled team members and minding the details.

    In design, the outcome is often determined by its process, or at the very least influenced by it. Whether it is in master planning, the arts, or the built environment, the attention to detail and the skilled hands that touch a project from its initial creation to its ultimate completion have the ability to craft stunning and enduring results. 

    For the last three decades, a Holland-based firm with experience in remodeling, designing, and building luxury homes has invested in the details and in the talented individuals who have led to its reputation as a company providing finely crafted homes through a cohesive process. 

    “I think our clients and our subcontractors would say that we are very much about the process,” said Mike Schaap, president and founder of Mike Schaap Builders Inc. “It is the details, it is the process, and it is also the team. We have great quality people.” Continue reading ►

    Mike Schaap Builders Recognized with 5 Platinum Awards

    Friday, February 10, 2017 | Comments ((Disabled))

    We're celebrating the special recognition received with 5 platinum award from NAHB's Best in American Living Awards competition! Below is a complete list of each of each award and the incredible feedback received for each.



    Now in its 33rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry. BALA recognizes the very best in residential home design,” said Karen Kassik-Michelsohn, 2016 BALA subcommittee chair. The award winners have shown that they are some of the most talented and forward-thinking professionals in their field. Award winners were announced during the annual NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida. Additional information about the BALA program can be found at, including the 2016 BALA Portfolio, featuring a review of design trends and project photographs.


    2016 Platinum Award - Best in Midwest (8,000+ sq ft)

    2016 Platinum Award - Custom or Spec (8,000+ sq ft)

    2016 Platinum Award - Custom or Spec (2,501-3,500 sq ft)

    Professional Builder Magazine Recgonizes Top BALA Award Winners

    Friday, January 13, 2017 | Comments ((Disabled))

    Recognized as a top winner of the Best in American Living Award winner's, this lakefront home, designed by Visbeen Architects and built by Mike Schaap Builders, was deemed by judges as “architecturally stimulating” and praised for the home's well-executed details and synergy between the exterior and interior. Read the complete article here ►

    Summer Delight | South Haven Lake Michigan Home For Sale

    Monday, October 31, 2016 | Comments ((Disabled))

    A private drive through the preserved mature wooded area leads to this well appointed New Construction Coastal Beach House located along one of the finest beaches of Lake Michigan.Enjoy views of the pier & lighthouse as well as mesmerizing sunset views. 

    Built by Mike Schaap Builders and thoughtfully designed with Lake Michigan in mind. Revolving around the concepts of leisure, comfort & function. The spacious kitchen is home to high end appliances as well as custom cabinetry & built-ins through-out. No bluff & no steps, only a gently rolling dune of beach grass separates you from your private beach extending to the waters edge of Lake Michigan. READ MORE HERE ► 

    77277 South Beach Dr.