About UsA team of O’Melvenys merging our talents, strengths and experience in order to best serve our clients. Our Mission & History
A team of O’Melvenys merging our talents, strengths and experience in order to best serve our clients.
Meet Caranna & Charlie O’Melveny
O’Melveny Brothers Custom Homes brings together over 20 years of experience in homebuilding and remodeling with the personal attention that a local, family-owned business provides. We believe our clients should feel like family, and that is what we strive to accomplish.
Left to right: Charlie O’Melveny, Caranna O’Melveny and Peter O’Melveny.
Charlie’s wife, Caranna, has been in residential flooring sales for the past 11 years, while raising their two sons. Having a background in design gives Caranna the ability to guide clients through the selections process where needed. Caranna is a licensed real estate broker in both NC and SC. She is very knowledgeable and can assist clients with procuring land to build or a home to renovate as well.
Peter O’Melveny, Charlie’s brother, has had a worldly career which has taken him many places in the media and communications fields. At the outset of the company, Charlie and Peter saw the opportunity to partner together to better position O’Melveny Brothers in the Charlotte marketplace.
"Charlie’s building knowledge and persistent drive to get things done, coupled with Caranna’s experience in design and interior selections, created the perfect balance. Even though we have a decent knowledge of real estate and construction – we were always thankful for the patience C&C displayed to educate us. They provided resources to help us find the best mortgage & relationships necessary to make our families dream become a reality. Although we still have several months before our home is completed, we expect nothing but an excellent result based on what we’ve experienced thus far."
- The Robinson Family
"Charlie and Caranna are a great team. Charlie’s 25 plus years construction experience and Caranna’s design expertise are a fabulous combination when building a custom home. Their specialty sub-contractors (range hood, mantles, closets, mudroom etc) are amazing and resulted in fine and unique accents for our home.
Charlie was very respectful of our budget and we did not deviate from that significantly. He was also very diligent about making “something right” if it wasn’t up to custom home standards. After we moved in and a couple of wrinkles took place, he jumped right in and fixed what was wrong. He didn’t disappear!!
They were both very patient with us as “newbie” home builders. It was a huge renovation project and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Charlie and Caranna are great people who we now call our friends…"
- Dawn and Don Whitmore
"We can’t say enough great things about working with Charlie & Caranna on our total gut job of a home renovation in Beverly Woods! Caranna was our realtor & when we found a fixer upper in the spring – after swearing we’d never take on a remodel – she & Charlie walked through the property before we made an offer to give us input on whether or not the work that needed to be done would fit our budget. Once we got the home inspection back, Charlie advised us on what items were essential fixes & how much they’d cost. After we closed, Charlie’s team kicked off work immediately, demo-ing kitchen walls & a closet while installing support beams. Knowing that COVID had created supply chain issues in virtually every industry & trade professionals were in high demand heightened our anxiety, but while there were inevitable delays (there always are), we were shocked that the timeline was as speedy as it was! Charlie & Caranna communicated with us constantly throughout the project & were always available to answer questions, even on nights & weekends, which did wonders to calm our nerves. They helped inform our decisions as we went so that we could stick to our planned budget without sacrificing quality, safety, or looks. We’re so happy that we were able to give this house a new lease on life thanks to the fixer upper power couple of Charlie & Caranna. We still can’t believe that we get to live here, & we couldn’t recommend O’Melveny Brothers more highly!"
- The Breedloves