About Karleb Homes

Karleb Homes Ltd. is a locally owned company based in Drayton Valley, Alberta.

We are registered with the National Home Warranty Program, which has been serving the needs of home buyers since 1990.

You can expect a home built with quality from Karleb Homes. We welcome customers to bring us their own home plans or we will work with you to find a suitable plan.

Included in our homes are the following:

  • High efficiency Lennox furnace
  • High efficiency hot water heater
  • Upgraded window package including tri-pane windows
  • Custom built kitchen / bathroom cabinets
  • Low maintenance deck with aluminum railing
  • 3/4" TG Plywood floors glued and screwed

About the Builder

Ian Cathrea has been a resident of Drayton Valley his entire life. He started his working career with the family plumbing business “Jack’s Plumbing”, a respected staple in the area for over 30 years. Ian attained his Journeyman Plumber & Gasfitter Ticket and worked in the industry for 12 years.

This construction industry experience provided Ian an opportunity to work along side many developers, various tradesman, and merchants in Drayton Valley. During this time, a mutual respect has been established among all parties.

With many years of experience and knowledge in construction, Ian became his own Construction Project Manager on a number of personal residential developments. These developments fostered a strong interest in pursuing a new and exciting career as a Home Builder in the Drayton Valley area.

In 2006, Ian and his wife Amanda formed Karleb Homes Ltd., and together they build homes full time.

Karleb Homes constructs homes in the Drayton Valley and surrounding areas.

Ian can always be found on site, taking a “hands on” approach ensuring that each home being constructed meets his high standards.

Amanda manages the accounts and assists in coordinating interior design features of each home.