Atlantic Home Designs by John Hattie: Unique Homes of Distinction

Since 1984, Atlantic Home Designs has been offering families throughout Nova Scotia and beyond an alternative to traditional home designs. Led by veteran designer John Hattie, we offer custom home design solutions and unique renovation & home improvement ideas. So whether you decide to build from scratch or renovate and improve you existing home, we work together to create a design that fits your needs and lifestyle. A few highlights of what we can offer you include:

  • We meet you in the comfort of your own home
  • We have insight and experience from design of over 3500 custom homes
  • Full site inspection integrates: land sloping, wind, sun exposure, privacy concerns
  • We offer one-on-one personalized service
  • You get a home suited to your every need
  • Hand-drafted sketch rendered during first meeting prompts discussion before formal drafting is created
Designing Your Home Is a Labour of Love
You might say John Hattie was born to design homes. He has spent over 37 years in the housing industry, designing unique homes for 31 of them.

John is the founding president of the Nova Scotia Home Designers Association, and his dedication to his craft is demonstrated by the prestigious awards he has won. His design philosophy is not just about the size of the home, but about blending the quality of lifestyle within the home to its exterior personality.
Custom Homes, Renovations & Additions
Our design services are perfect for those who are planning to build from the ground up or improve existing space by renovating and/or adding. If you love where you live, we can help you love what you live in. We'll work one-on-one with you—fully explaining the options available—allowing you to make informed decisions about your home. From helping plan for your growing family to designing imaginative renovations and additions, you'll love the way your home comes together both inside and out.
  • Site Inspections
  • Custom Home Designs
  • Passive Solar Design
  • Energy Efficient Construction Techniques
  • ICF Construction Design
  • Renovations and Additions
79 Brentwood Avenue, Timberlea, NS, B3T 1E5|
902-456-0279 |