Rendering-to-Reality

Follow the construction on some of Don Gardner’s most popular homes in our Rendering-to-Reality series.  Watch as they transform from a barren lot to a beautiful home. Make sure you check back regularly so you do not miss our newest transformations from Rendering to Reality!


The Peppermill 1034 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Peppermill 1034 is being built in North Tazewell, Virginia!

Gillespie Contracting, LLC is currently building The Peppermill house plan 1034. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Peppermill house plan 1034.

Wrapping a brick exterior with porches creates a home plan that showcases southern charm. The foyer and great room have two-story ceilings, and a tray ceiling tops the master bedroom. A bay expands the breakfast nook, while French doors access the rear porch of this home plan. The living room/study and bonus room add flexibility.

The Sloan 1528 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Sloan House Plan 1528 is being built in Northern California, Sierra Foothills!

Evans Construction Company, Inc. is currently building The Sloan 1528 house plan. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Sloan house plan 1528.

The Sloan is overflowing with modern farmhouse curb-appeal, from the decorative wooden brackets adorning the gables to the metal accent roof. The floor plan is equally impressive with a gourmet island kitchen, spacious dining room and ample outdoor living. Just inside the garage entry, a pantry is available for easy grocery drop-off and the utility room accesses a side porch and features a laundry sink. The master bedroom is a luxury retreat and two additional bedrooms complete the first floor. Upstairs, a bonus room with full bathroom functions as a guest suite or media room.

Sundance Plan 219 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Sundance Plan 219 is being built in Hampton, Virginia!

J & R Custom Builders, LLC is currently building The Sundance plan 219. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Sundance plan 219.

This modern home is designed to take advantage of views with a sunroom and box bay windows. The courtyard entry garage has a personnel door leading to a covered side porch, and a convenient storage bench awaits at the entrance to the home. An efficient kitchen serves the breakfast and dining rooms, and the master suite is positioned for privacy. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and extra storage space are on the second floor.

The Percy 1503 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Percy 1503 is being built in Holly Ridge, NC!

Privateer Building and Development LLC is currently building The Percy house plan 1503. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

The Percy offers comfortable living in a compact two-story farmhouse plan. The facade is modern with a mix of vertical and horizontal siding. Multiple gables and a metal accent roof create interest for this narrow design. The first floor includes a two-story great room with fireplace and built-in bookshelves. The chef-inspired kitchen offers a spacious island that overlooks the living spaces, a walk-in pantry, and an adjacent dining room. The master suite invites relaxation with a thoughtful master bathroom and a walk-in closet illuminated with natural light. The garage enters the home through a mud room and the utility room, powder room and multiple storage closets offer organization and convenience. The second floor is open to the foyer below and a gallery hall provides display space for books and art. Two large bedrooms share a full bathroom and a bonus room offers space for a future expansion, home theater or game room.

Markham Plan 1299 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Markham Plan 1299 is being built in Byesville, OH!

Barry Warden Builders is currently building The Markham plan 1299 on a 100+ acre farm in Byesville, Ohio. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Markham Plan 1299.

Multiple gables and arches create an attractive exterior for this family-friendly one-story house plan. The Markham makes efficient use of space with garage storage, a full pantry, and a spacious utility room just off the three-car garage. Each bedroom in this house plan has a walk-in closet and decorative ceiling treatments, and the master bedroom includes a sitting area and access to the back porch. The house plan has a screen porch off the dining room which features an inviting fireplace for year-round enjoyment.