Throughout the project, it was evident that you had the skill, knowledge, experience, communication and resources to handle the project in a timely, cost effective and professional; manner.
We, like your previous clients we spoke to before beginning the project, would be delighted to recommend you to anyone who wants the experience of building an island home to be predictable, enjoyable and reliable.
We are happy to call you a friend.’
Larry and Robin Gitlitz
Hines Point, Vineyard Haven
Our experience with Bob Burpee and R.H. Burpee Companies was an absolute pleasure. Their performance – from job budgeting to executing it to finishing the punch list – was simply excellent. Our project was an addition to our Martha’s Vineyard home, and most of the work was performed off season when we were not on the Vineyard. But Bob was able to keep the project on time and on budget, providing email and telephone updates continuously. Most importantly, he did what he said he was going to do, when he said he was going to do it, and for the price he said he was going to do it for. We couldn’t recommend any builder more highly.
David and Rhonda Cohen
‘When we first asked you to help us convert a deck into a screened porch, we had only a vague idea of how it would look and we had no idea how beautiful it would be after you and your team designed and built it! From start to finish and follow through, we were impressed with the professionalism each artisan brought to the job and how you made sure each detail was right.
It was only natural that we would turn again to you when we wanted to update our front entrance, and now I wish I had a nickel for all the compliments we’ve received on the new porch/portico. It is simply stunning, and once again, the work and finish was efficient, excellent and top notch. We know from experience that construction projects can yield unpleasant surprises, so the reliability and quality you offer are especially appreciated’
‘Bob’ experience and know how are terrific. He gets the job done on time, when he says it will be done and manages the subcontractors with great efficiency. When something unexpected comes up, he addresses it head on.’
Bob Burpee, President
‘As an interior designer I have worked with many builders over the years. Bob Burpee is a true gentleman and worked with us on every detail of our new home in Duxbury. His integrity, honesty and commitment to excellence are what set him apart from anyone else I have ever worked with before. We could not have asked for a more talented, professional builder and our experience was nothing but positive from drawings to completion. Whether you are building a new home or purchasing a home Bob has already built you can be assured you are buying the finest quality and best service. Bob was promptly available anytime we had questions or needed issues resolved. Thank you Bob for our beautiful home and we hope to work with you again in the future. ’
Jane and Hank Oheim
‘Just a short note to thank you and your crew for the beautiful new home you built for Pam and me on Oak Bluffs Harbor. You and your subcontractors made for a very smooth project from start to finish.
We have received so many compliments; I felt it was important to pass them on to you. I have built many homes and businesses over the years; it is rare to work with such professionalism and honesty. You really made our dream home become a reality on time and without incident!’
‘When we decided to move to the South Shore from the North Shore, we spent than a year looking for a new home in Plymouth. We visited many of the newer developments in town and met with a number of builders.
When we were introduced to Bob Burpee and Watercourse Place knew we had found the right builder and the right location.
Watercourse Place is an oasis of beauty and quiet, while at the same time accessible to shopping, highways and all that Plymouth has to offer.
Working with Bob Burpee was a pleasure. He listened to our ideas and suggestions and helped us build our “dream home”. Bob’s attention to detail and craftsmanship is unsurpassed.’
Jim and Gail DeFeo
‘We selected R.H. Burpee to build our Vineyard home because Bob was able to demonstrate their years of experience in quality residential construction but he brought a design team to the table to create the look and feel that is unmistakably a Burpee Built home. That not only saved us the expense of an independent Architect but contributed to an on time and in budget delivery. We love the Burpee style and couldn’t be happier with the end result.’
Gil and Wendy Jacobs
Vineyard Haven, M.V.
‘Though we had some qualms about building a house “long distance,” we decided to build in Plymouth while still living in Maryland.
We chose Bob Burpee because of his reputation for building quality homes. Once we contracted and started working with him, any concerns that we had disappeared. We worked with Bob to achieve an open-floor design with traditional styling. He was always open to suggestions, accepted our changes along the way, and maintained control over every step of the building process.
Our home was delivered, beautifully finished, on time and on budget. We could not be more delighted with the home itself or the way Bob took advantage of the beautiful natural setting to situate our home. We would recommend him to anyone building today.’
Plymouth, Ma 02360
I subsequently changed my mind about the other home and decided that Burpee-Built home was a better value. I did some homework before coming to that conclusion and discovered that Bob’s reputation in the industry was impeccable. During the final phase of the construction, I met with Bob’s suppliers and subcontractors and was overwhelmed by what I discovered. Their level of professionalism, integrity and competency across the board is as good as it gets. This was just further assurance about my decision.
I also discovered that Bob is very much a “Hands on Guy“. In retrospect, it was not a coincidence that he was at the home during my pre-construction visit. He is extremely meticulous, very demanding of his people and has an incredible eye for detail. (He sees every flaw) I have also been impressed by Bob’s accessibility. He responds immediately to any question, concern or problem. In other words, he doesn’t sell you a house and then abandon you.
I believe it’s pretty obvious that my experience with Bob Burpee has been very positive. I’m extraordinarily pleased with my decision to purchase a Bob Burpee Built home and I strongly recommend him!’
‘R.H. Burpee Company is one of the most reliable and professional companies I have ever done business with. Bob Burpee and his crew are always working to the highest standards in home building. No short cuts or cutting corners when they are on the job. If we ever had a question, Bob was always there to get an answer for us.
Everything Bob does is First Class.’
Bob and Carol Merry
‘We were fortunate to choose Bob Burpee of R. H. Burpee Company as the contractor for our beach house on Gurnet Point, in Plymouth.
The problem for us was that we live in Pennsylvania, so without the services of a great contractor this could have been a very difficult experience. From the moment we hired Bob there was nothing for us to be concerned about. He kept us informed about everything and took care of things we could not have anticipated. If Bob says he’ll take care of it, it’s as good as done.
The house was finished on time and was perfect. R. H. Burpee Company made what could have been a long distance nightmare into a pleasurable experience.
It’s been two years since the house was completed and Bob still keeps a key. He checks the house for us anytime he gets out to the Gurnet and sends us an e mail. We’re always grateful.
R. H. Burpee Company is a highly skilled and efficient company. We are pleased to give them our highest recommendation.’
Doug and M.J. Cluck
‘Bob Burpee is a delight to work with. He is sensitive to the homeowner’s needs and design interests and works overtime to meet them. He fully stands behind his work.
Bill and Joy Turpie
Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard.
‘Working with Bob Burpee on the Gitlitz Project was a wonderful collaboration. He was as exact as I am with impeccable attention to all the details as well as excellent communications throughout the construction. Bob and his team made my job so much easier to execute in all the various installations. It was a pleasure working with Bob.’
Laura Glen Design
Allied Member, ASID
‘We just got lucky. During relocation back from Europe, with a rapidly approaching move deadline, we happened upon a Burpee Built Home in progress and fell in love with the design and craftsmanship. A must have home. With construction about 80 % complete we arrived early enough to work with Bob on interior design. He was absolutely great to work with. With limited time available for U.S. trips Bob offered up his Saturdays to take us around to the flooring, fixtures and lighting showrooms and diplomatically provided guidance to ensure a quality finished product.
We remain incredibly proud to say we live in a Burpee Built home. And after 10 years we are no longer surprised to look out and see a car stopped with a camera pointed at the house.
Over the years Bob has always been a phone call away for advice and the occasional project- pergola for the deck, new family room for the kids. Bob and his team are great to work with-from planning through to the completion- on time and on budget.’
After 10 years we remain delighted with our luck to find and buy a Bob Burpee home.
Bill and Susan Looney