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!


Ridley Plan 1466 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Ridley Plan 1466 is being built in Sheridan, Wyoming!

In Yarak Construction, Inc. is currently building The Ridley plan 1466. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Ridley plan 1466.

This sprawling contemporary house plan is wrapped in stone with board-and-batten accents and the efficient roof is topped with a unique clerestory dormer. Modern and open, the great room and dining room are combined and clerestory windows to the front and rear flood this space with natural light. The kitchen overlooks the living spaces and a wet bar and pantry are nearby. The garage enters the home through a hallway framed in floor-to-ceiling windows. The bedroom/study serves as an office or guest room with an en-suite bath and a walk-in closet. The master suite is private with sliding doors that open to a rear patio. Homeowners will love the adjacent utility room that can be accessed from the master closet, as well as the hallway. Two additional bedrooms share a luxury Jack-and-Jill bathroom and a half bath is convenient for guests.

Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D | Rendering-to-Reality

The Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D is being built in The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards in South Carolina!

Fairview Custom Homes is currently building The Crowne Canyon plan 732-D. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D.

A stunning center dormer with arched window and decorative wood brackets cap the entry to this extraordinary hillside estate home plan. Exposed wood beams enhance the magnificent cathedral ceilings of the foyer, great room, dining room, master bedroom and screened porch, while ten-foot ceilings top the remainder of the first floor. The great room takes in scenic rear views through a wall of windows shared by the media/rec room. Fireplaces add warmth and ambience to the great room, media/rec room, screened porch and the master suite’s study/sitting. The kitchen is complete with its center island cook-top, pantry and ample room for two or more cooks. A three-and-a-half-car garage allows space for storage or a golf cart.

Bluestone Plan 1302 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Bluestone Plan 1302 is being built in Chocowinity, NC!

Kidd Construction Group, LLC is currently building The Bluestone house plan 1302. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story!

Front rendering of The Bluestone plan 1302.

The Bluestone home plan packs four bedrooms and loads of style into a modest footprint. With an open and efficient arrangement of the great room, kitchen, and dining areas, a deluxe master suite well separated from the secondary bedrooms, optional office/study or 4th bedroom, huge laundry room, roomy screen porch with fireplace, skylit porch flooding the interior with natural light, and enormous bonus room over the garage, the Bluestone home plan lives much larger than its square footage, and is the ideal family home plan.

Chaucer Plan 1379 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Chaucer Plan 1379 is being built in Johnson City, TN!

Scott Britton Construction, LLC is currently building The Chaucer plan 1379. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

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Rendering-to-Reality of The Chaucer Plan 1379.

This European Ranch features a three-car garage positioned at the rear of the home. The kitchen, dining area, and great room create an exceptionally open living space with coffered and vaulted ceilings adding custom-styled detail. The kitchen features a cooktop island, serving bar, walk-in pantry and e-space. Two doors in the dining room lead to the screened porch with fireplace and skylights.

Birchwood Plan 1239 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Birchwood Plan 1239 is being built in Poquoson, VA!

J&R Custom Builders, LLC is currently building The Birchwood plan 1239. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Birchwood Plan 1239.

This Arts & Crafts styled sprawling ranch house plan has so much to offer in a home design for today’s homeowner. A three car garage floor plan with extra storage adds space for a third automobile, workshop, or golf cart. Inside, each bedroom of this home design features elegant ceiling treatments, a walk-in closet and an adjacent full bathroom. The large, gourmet kitchen of this house plan includes a walk-in pantry and a large central island. The spacious dining room offers large windows and a buffet nook for furniture. Custom-style details abound in this luxurious homeplan with built-ins in the great room and breakfast areas. The master bathroom is a spa-like retreat with dual vanities, a large walk-in shower, built-ins and a vaulted ceiling. The screened porch offers the best in year-round outdoor living with a fireplace.