Charlottesville Custom Homes

Rockpile Construction Co. is a custom building firm started by Bill Norton in 2009 to provide quality general contracting services in Charlottesville, VA and the surrounding counties.

We work closely with our clients, their architects, and designers to build:

We specialize in providing "hands-on" supervision with highly skilled carpenters and tradesmen using only the best materials and construction practice to satisfy the most discerning person.

A Little About Bill

I came to Charlottesville in 1973 to attend the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture. In 1977 I graduated with a degree in City Planning and like many who have ventured to Charlottesville never left.

After graduation, I began work as a carpenter’s helper with a log cabin company traveling around the state erecting log cabin kits. A year later, I started working on small projects out of the back of my truck. More

In The News

Rockpile's Work Featured in Southern Living
The April issue of Southern Living magazine features Charlottesville artist Abby Kasonik's new backyard painting studio.

Recent Project

River House
This two-story building, called the River House for it’s commanding view of the James River, houses a textile arts studio on the first floor and an office with an attached gym on the second.

Recent Projects