Last updated on May 21st, 2024 at 06:45 am

Located in California’s wine country, Healdsburg is home to an array of wineries and grape fields: it’s a pleasant view for many residences in the area. The city’s location makes it an ideal place for people who want to have a change of pace from bustling city life.

The best general contractors in the area have an extensive background in the business, providing clients with numerous styles to choose from. The firms chosen for this list are the top eight general contractors in the area. We finalized the list after looking into each firm’s portfolio, accolades, and experience. 

Jim Murphy & Associates

464 Kenwood Court, Ste. B, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Founder Jim Murphy established Jim Murphy & Associates in 1968 and it has since grown to a team of over 40 experienced professions. The firm starts projects with careful planning and a careful selection of materials and diverse designs. That approach has allowed the team to produce numerous houses and estates, including Mediterranean, Colonial, and Ranch-style residences. And they do it all on a cost-efficient budget, allowing the firm’s clients to get the most out of their project. 

The project below is the East Sonoma County estate which features a classic European-style finish. The 20,000-square-foot residence is a three-story home that includes ten bedrooms, twelve bathrooms, a wine cellar, and an infinity pool. The firm describes the home as a European castle-style house built for entertaining. This vacation house optimizes large open spaces for indoor and outdoor living complete with refined finishes. 

Harkey Construction

810 DenBeste CT #101, Windsor, CA 95492

Situated in Santa Rosa, this custom estate was a rebuilding project after the original home was destroyed during the 2017 Tubbs fires. The main house received updates to its furnishing and exterior structure. The stone white exterior cladding and interior are mixed with grain bare Douglas Fir.  It is all protected by a fire sprinkler system. The rustic finish includes a wooden ceiling and flooring paired with modern furnishing.  

President Jeff Harkey and Vice President Lori Harkey oversee the firm’s projects and follow a precise approach to producing quality craftsmanship. Over 30 years of service has established the firm as a top firm: it won three gold medals from the Northbay Biz from 2014-2016. The firm’s portfolio includes contemporary residences, traditional ADUs, and numerous remodeling and renovation projects. And its diverse service capability extends to commercial projects.

Eddinger Enterprises Inc

62 W North St Healdsburg, CA 95448

Eddinger Enterprises Inc. continues to provide its services in Healdsburg after 50 years in the business. The firm offers a full range of construction services, including management and consultation services that establish well-thought-out plans for their clients. After numerous years of service, the firm has received an array of accolades: the 2011 North Coast Builders Hall of Fame, the 2009 City of Healdsburg FIRST Green Building Award, and the 2014 Healdsburg Museum Pioneer Award. California Home+Design and North Bay Living Magazine have both featured the firm’s projects. 

The feature project below is a mid-century modern kitchen that includes rustic, classic furnishing. Wooden furniture comprises the majority of the kitchen space from its cabinetry, bar stools, and dining seats. Other details include the gray island, which features its own bookshelves, and numerous lamps that provide a warm, relaxed ambiance. It’s a traditional-looking kitchen finished with a modern layout and design.  

Holly & Associates

73 Saint James Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Featuring a bevy of contemporary projects, Holly & Associates completed the kitchen area below which was part of a Custom residence featuring a modern farmhouse design. The blend of neutral color tones paired with the tile flooring provides a rustic modern appeal to the kitchen with a refined finish. This was made possible using a simple background with the white tile walls which allows for a diverse set of furnishing and designs that will provide a personalized look.

A licensed general contractor in Santa Rosa, Holly & Associates has served the area for over three decades. Focusing on both residential and commercial projects, the firm offers its clients stress-free, design-build solutions personally tailored to each client’s budget. With the numerous projects the team completed, the firm has established a reputation for being a reliable, trustworthy firm. 

Thompson Construction, Inc.

4010 Alexander Valley Lane, Healdsburg, CA 95448

In 1985, Dennis Thompson established Thompson Construction, Inc. and he currently runs the firm with his three sons Chris, Kyle, and Nick. The firm focuses on tackling remodeling projects but it is also capable of working on additions and exterior structures. Diamond Certified recognized the firm for its exceptional service and craftsmanship. Much of the firm’s work revolves around traditional residences, but it occasionally tackles contemporary home projects. Featured here is the Healdsburg new home. a blend of classic Victorian furniture with modern designs. Wooden tables, seats, and cabinets provide a vintage look, accentuated by the chandelier, lamps, and paintings. This selection of furniture contrasts with the bright modern setting of the home. The white backdrop and lighting offer a unique blend of traditional and contemporary features. 

LeBrett Construction

250 B Kennedy Ln, P.O. Box 134, Healdsburg, CA 95448

The Alexander Valley Road residence received a library addition featuring a cabin design finish with traditional furnishing. A chandelier, copious artwork, leather couches, and wall-mounted lamps frame its distinctive ambiance. What gives the area that cabin finish is the ceiling with its wooden beams and the chandelier attached to it. Classic yellow lighting enhances the look of the room, complementing the furniture in it. 

Owner Mike LeBrett founded the company in 1989, serving Sonoma County. Over the years, Mike has worked for numerous businesses and residents in the area, slowly establishing itself as a reliable firm within the community. Many of Mike’s customers are repeat customers and referrals; the firm has built quite the reputation for reliability, quality craftsmanship, and service. 


2100 S. Fitch Mountain Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448

The West Dry Creek Road residence now features a new living room with contemporary furnishing in a limited space. Caldwell-Trouette made the most out of the floor space of the home and included numerous couches and seats. A noteworthy feature is the integration of the long bench and bookshelves into one piece of furniture. Situated by the window, it offers views of the surrounding areas and efficiently uses the space, making the most of the area’s floor plan.

Owners Casey Caldwell and Joe Trouette started the firm in 1989 and it continues to serve the Healdsburg community by providing an array of traditional residences. The firm has also worked outside the Healdsburg area and has projects in Cloverdale, Santa Rosa, and San Rafael. Over the years, there have been changes to Healdsburg and Caldwell-Trouette has adapted to offer its client the best results possible.