We combine innovation with a tradition of excellence to build custom homes.
 Whether it's your business home or the place you call home, we build dreams.


We build high quality custom homes with features designed specifically for your unique needs and desires.


We build homes for businesses that stand as an architectural reflection of a company's mission and brand.



We combine creative planning with our expertise to transform your existing house into a better home.


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Why Cliff Maness Construction?

Since 1994, we’ve established an extraordinary reputation of building quality homes in North Carolina. Whether it’s lake homes, city homes, or the home for your business, we’re working to make your dreams a reality.

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We Listen.

Your home should be an architectural reflection of your personality, lifestyle and needs. We’ll take the time to learn your vision for a home and create a plan that works for you. Contact us and tell us your vision.

We use only the best materials and finest craftsmen.

A home is more than a structure made of wood, stone or steel. It’s a testament to your character. From state-of-the art framing and roofing to custom-crafted cabinets and countertops, we’ll construct a custom home that matches your personality. View our high-quality features.

A Tradition of Expert Knowledge

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Meet Our Family

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Cliff Maness



In 1993, while working in the construction industry, Cliff and Cathy designed and built the home of their dreams. During the yearlong process, Cliff discovered his passion for transforming an idea into a home. After building their home, Cliff founded Cliff Maness Construction to share his passion for building with others looking to create their envisioned home. Over the years, Cliff has diligently adapted to construction’s cutting-edge techniques, including environmentally-sustainable building practices as a Master Certified Green Professional. Cliff brings more than 30 years of construction experience to the job. 

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Cathy Maness

Office Manager


Cathy acts as both the office manager for Cliff Maness Construction and as a NAR's Green Designated Realtor for Rocliff Real Estate, Inc. Cathy, a licensed real estate agent since 2000, will provide professionalism and expertise for you as you sell your home. You'll find Cathy in the office with her Irish Setter, Abby, working hard to make sure all building projects run smoothly so that you move in on-time and on-budget. Building a house involves a lot of big decisions, and Cathy enjoys helping you navigate through the experience from start to finish. With Cathy, you're family. So your dreams are in good hands. 


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Roy Maness

Vice President


Roy has more than 60 years experience in construction and as a real estate broker. Before joining Cliff and Cathy, Roy spent 36 years at Weaver Construction (now Weaver Cooke Construction), where he led the company as President for 22 years. Roy doesn't just build houses, he builds dreams. He wants everyone to experience the joy of owning a home. As mayor of Troy, North Carolina, Roy spearheaded a Rent-to-Own initiative that has transformed a local neighborhood and placed more than 25 people on track to own homes. With Roy, you’ll get a smile, solid expertise, and 100-percent commitment to your building goals.

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We Selected Cliff Because We Felt His Attention To Detail Exceeded All Others...

My wife and I selected Cliff Maness Construction to build our retirement home after interviewing several companies, both large and small. We selected Cliff because we felt his attention to detail exceeded all others, plus his experience, guidance and assistance was invaluable to us as we had never designed and built a home prior to this one. Cliff made recommendations on items we never would have thought of, which helped us avoid making mistakes down the road. He was ever-present on-site, making sure his attention to detail carried over to the sub-contractors as well. With our home complete, my wife and I now have a house we can hopefully live the rest of our lives in. The house is both beautiful and efficient, as evidenced by the pictures associated on his website. We would both highly recommend Cliff. You will not be disappointed!
— Mark & Nancy Loper
Thank you Cliff for being a true professional with a willingness to help whenever we called.

As first time home buyers in 2005, my wife and I bought a spec home built by Cliff Maness. While we explored many options available in the market, we kept coming back the the home Cliff and his team built. We felt, compared all of the available options, this home provided not only a great value but was also a quality, well built home. Cliff and his team were thorough and reasonable through the the buying process right up until close.
— Matt Beatty
Working With CMC Was Wonderful. Great Service.

We have been involved in several building projects over the years. Working with CMC was wonderful. Each month we received a statement showing in detail how much of the project was completed and the amount of money we had spent to-date... Great service. The jobsite was always clean, neat and safe.
— Joe Fowler
He Tried Very Hard To Get Everything We Wanted.

My favorite part was that he came (to the job) very often to see what the guys were doing… He didn’t just leave the guys to work. He was very responsive to everything we asked for and he tried very hard to get everything we wanted.
— Joanne Blanton