SandStar Today

South East Building Conference
We're busy taking classes and checking out new products that are being displayed at the convention center in Orlando!
-2013-07-11 11:22:44
Angie's List Review
Description Of Work: SandStar designed and installed custom cabinets in my garage. They came to the house and helped us plan on the best approach for our design. SandStar guided us through the material selection process , design , and construction. Member Comments: The job went flawlessly. The cabinet design and construction were completed on time. The installation , when complete was simply beautiful. Couldn't be happier.
-2013-07-09 10:25:28
Gold Cup Award - 2nd Year!
The 22nd annual Arthur Rutenberg Homes Pride In Partnership awards dinner was held on June 18th at the Hilton Carillon Park in St. Petersburg. Awards were presented to ARH franchisees and vendor partners who exhibited noteworthy performances during the past year.Barry Rutenberg presented the Builder Gold Cup Award to Jim Sanders and Larry Sandles of SandStar Homes for the second year in a row. The Builder Gold Cup is awarded to the franchise with the highest customer satisfaction rating in the past year based on customer surveys. It recognizes outstanding performance and critical success factors, including service promptness, courtesy of staff, quality control, and the addressing of customers' concerns - all as rated by its customers. SandStar Homes scored 99% in overall satisfaction and 100% of those respondents would recommend them.
-2013-07-03 09:34:15
Arthur Rutenberg SandStar New Model
Construction of our new Turnberry model is in full swing. It's located at 3456 Bal Harbor Dr, Punta Gorda. For information on our Turnberry, Coquina or Corial Lotus models call Teresa at 941-505-1800
-2013-06-06 12:31:13
New Team Members
Welcome Caroline Wilkinson (Customer Concierge) and Mike Mavraganes (Purchasing)to the SandStar Homes family.
-2013-04-04 10:54:05

Florida Custom Homes & Real Estate

SandStar Remodeling is just one of our fine family of businesses all located at

1203 West Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

(across from Fisherman's Village)

SandStar Office

You can count on the professional staff at each of our companies to work with you in a caring and knowledgeable way to help you create the Florida home of your dreams....whether for Remodeling, New Construction or Real Estate.


 New Construction - Florida Custom Homes

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SandStar Homes, LLC (franchisee)
Custom Homes - New Construction

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  Florida Custom Homes Builder of the Year        
Larry Sandles, Jim Sanders, Arthur Rutenberg      

Since 1953 Arthur Rutenberg Homes has been recognized for their unrivaled beauty and craftsmanship and for the way they elevate fine indoor/outdoor living. Hand selected by Arthur Rutenberg, SandStar Homes, LLC joined the Rutenberg franchise in 2007. Since then they've been awarded "2011 Builder of the Year", "2011 Model of the Year" (under 3200sf) and the "Chairman's Award" in 2010 for their Florida custom homes.


Coming Soon...Our New LOTUS Model


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New Lotus Model Elevation drawing

Opening in Burnt Store Meadows (Punta Gorda, FL) early in 2013, the Lotus model, one of the new Corial Homes being built at a conservative price point (based on limited choices & options) will allow more people the enjoyment of owning an Arthur Rutenberg/SandStar home.

We took a simple idea and added a lifetime of experience...high quality, value-designed homes, at affordable prices...from legendary homebuilder Arthur Rutenberg.

For more information about the Corial series of homes and our Lotus model or visit our award winning Coquina model and speak with our new construction sales team.

 Florida Custom Homes Model

The award winning Coquina Model, located in Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, is an example of the beautiful Florida custom homes built by SandStar homes. It features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, den, great room, 3 car garage with 2475 sq. ft. under air. The beautifully furnished Florida custom home has decorative recessed ceilings, a large walk-in closet in the master suite and a master bath with a spectacular walk in shower. The open format kitchen features an oversized center island, GE stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

Phone: 941-637-7848 or 1-888-730-7848


 Real Estate & Rentals

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Founded by broker Cathy Sanders in 1987, Five Star Realty is proud to be an independent family-owned business treating every customer, whether buyer or seller, with prompt, enthusiastic service. Cathy actually grew up in Punta Gorda Isles and lived in the first home built there.

Gounded in years of experience and known for their knowledge of the local market, Five Star agents are all hardworking, top producers who consistently achieve Million Dollar Club status.

With long-time dedication, both to the Punta Gorda community and to the satisfaction of every customer, Cathy and the Five Star agents have established a network of enduring friendships and business relationships in Charlotte County so vital to your successful real estate transaction.

Whether you desire a home, condominium, annual & vacation rentals or a custom built home overlooking a deep sailboat canal or a beautiful golf course, Five Star Realty of Punta Gorda can help.

Phone: 941-637-6116 or 800-788-1203