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!


Tanner Plan 1418 | Rendering To Reality

The Tanner Plan 1418 is under construction in Youngsville, NC!

Tingen Construction Company is currently building The Tanner house plan 1418. Follow the progress in this Rendering to Reality series and get a sneak peak of the builder created rendering and floor plans here!

Completed photography below!

Front rendering of The Tanner plan 1418.

1747 sq ft, 3 beds, 2 baths

This Country home works well for narrower lots, with its front-entry garage. The efficient floor plan features open living spaces, creating an easy flow from room to room. Storage is thoughtfully placed throughout the home, including a kitchen pantry, to keep everything organized. The large screened porch is a relaxing outdoor retreat with a fireplace, skylights, and a stunning cathedral ceiling.

Hunter Creek Home Plan | Rendering To Reality

The Hunter Creek Home Plan 1326 is under construction in Wilmington, NC!

Addis Construction is currently building The Hunter Creek home plan for the Carter family at Waterberry Plantation in Wilmington, NC. This is the third Donald Gardner home plan that the Carters have built and they plan for it to be their forever home. The homeowner states, “it is important to love the space where you live.  Hopefully, this will be our retirement home, so we are pouring a great deal of thought into every material”. They are working with real estate agency, Buy Coastal Real Estate. In this Rendering-to-Reality story, we will follow the construction process from breaking ground to move in ready! Check back often for updates as the dream home plan progresses!

Front elevation of The Hunter Creek home plan 1326.

1962 sq ft, 3 beds, 2 baths

Mixed materials give a rustic feel to this angled floor plan. Inside, coffered and tray ceilings add visual interest and abundant rear windows bring in light. The large island kitchen has a view of the great room and single dining room, a walk-in pantry, and nearby e-space for looking up recipes. Both the utility room and garage offer extra storage and convenient outdoor access. Perfect for relaxation, this plan includes a master bedroom sitting area, rear porch with skylights, and striking octagonal screen porch with fireplace.

Watch the Hunter Creek home plan progress from Rendering-to-Reality!

Austin Plan 1409 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Austin Plan 1409 is under construction in Gastonia, NC!

North Point Custom Builders is currently building The Austin plan 1409. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story!

Front rendering of The Austin plan 1409.

2966 sq ft, 4 beds, 4 baths

A richly dimensional exterior brimming with special details enhances any streetscape, and distinguishes this family-friendly house plan. Incredibly open common areas are complemented by practical specialized spaces, like the library, e-space, pantry, and huge utility room. Each bedroom has an adjacent bathroom, and the master suite enjoys privacy and access to the covered porch. Columns, decorative ceilings, built-in shelves, and a screen porch with fireplace add custom elements to this remarkable Craftsman house plan.

Oliver Plan 1427 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Oliver Plan 1427 is under construction in Shelby, NC!

North Point Custom Builders is currently building The Oliver plan 1427. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story!

Front rendering of The Oliver plan 1427.

2025 sq ft, 3 beds, 2 baths

This Craftsman design offers copious curb-appeal with an angled garage, decorative gables adorned with timber wood accents, a shed dormer, and a column-framed front porch. This floor plans thoughtful layout maximizes its square footage. The kitchen cooktop-island overlooks the great room and the spaces share a cathedral ceiling. A luxury screened porch enjoys a fireplace for year-round enjoyment and is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. The master suite enjoys privacy at the rear of the home and opens to a relaxing porch. A mud room, over-sized utility room, and walk-in pantry provide added functionality.