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 Birchwood Plan 1239 | Gainesville, GA

The Birchwood Plan 1239 is being built in Gainesville, GA!

RPC Properties Inc. is currently building The Birchwood plan 1239. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update: Completed photos!

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 home plan 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.

Lucy Plan 1415 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Lucy Plan 1415 is being built in Huntsville, Texas!

In Pace Builders is currently building The Lucy plan 1415. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Lucy house plan 1415.

A simplified roofline creates interest with thoughtfully placed gable accents. Tapered columns highlight the front porch and welcome guests to the sidelight framed entry. Inside, the floor plan is equally thoughtful, with a spacious great room, open kitchen with island, and single dining space. The master suite is expansive with dual walk-in closets and a bathroom comfortably suited for two. Additional features include a walk-in pantry, oversized utility room, three-car garage, and an inviting screened porch with cathedral ceiling, skylights, and a fireplace. Two additional bedrooms and a study round-out this classic house design.

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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.

Sloan Plan 1528 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Sloan Plan 1528 is being built in the upstate of South Carolina!

Lee Bright of DLB Construction is currently building The Sloan plan 1528. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update – Completed Photos!

Front rendering of The Sloan 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.

Thurman Plan 1515 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Thurman Plan 1515 is being built in Oklahoma City, OK!

J Chastain Homes is currently building The Thurman plan 1515 in Oklahoma City, OK. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from framing to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Thurman plan 1515.

Modern farmhouse style graces the facade, from the board-and-batten siding to the black frame windows, while an arched portico presents a grand entry with an eye-catching red front door. The great room, kitchen, and dining rooms create an easy flow and a rear screened porch with skylights takes living outdoors. The master suite is a private wing with a tray ceiling, outdoor access, dual walk-in closets and a spacious bathroom. A bedroom/study provides versatility and two additional bedrooms are available. The mud room entry offers convenient storage, along with a pantry, and the utility room is adjoining with a laundry sink and built-in cabinets. A bonus room above the garage meets the homeowners needs for storage or additional square footage.