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!


Hardesty Plan 1287 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Hardesty Plan 1287 is being built in New London, NC!

Almond Builders, LLC is currently building The Hardesty plan 1287. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Hardesty plan 1287.

Siding and stone detailing add Craftsman charm to this inviting ranch-style house plan. This four bedroom house plan makes the most of space, with a large kitchen overlooking the open great room and dining room area, with generous mud and utility rooms offering storage and work space. A cathedral ceiling and an abundance of windows bring light into the living space. A well-appointed master suite is a perfect place to relax in this house plan.

Thomasina Plan 1497 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Thomasina Plan 1497 is being built in Taylors, SC!

David Styles Builders is currently building The Thomasina plan 1497. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Thomasina plan 1497.

This quintessential modern farmhouse features a white board-and-batten exterior with contrasting dark shutters and roof. A welcoming front porch leads to an open floor plan. The great room gains vertical space from a vaulted ceiling and opens to a spacious rear porch topped with skylights. The kitchen enjoys an adjacent breakfast nook and a dining room is just around the corner for larger family gatherings. The master suite offers every amenity with a cathedral ceiling, luxury bathroom and a walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms share a bathroom and a bonus room is available for extra square footage.

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!

Front rendering of The Chaucer plan 1379.

European Ranch with a three-car garage

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.

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.

Braxton Plan 1343 R2R | Tennessee

The Braxton Plan 1343 is being built in Soddy-Daisy, TN!

Jon Totherow Construction, LLC is currently building The Braxton plan 1343. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Braxton Plan 1343 R2R.

This two-story Craftsman home welcomes with a stunning curved staircase in the foyer, opposite a study/bedroom. The great room, kitchen, and dining room are open and surrounded by windows for rear and side views. The master suite includes a bayed sitting area, two walk-in closets, a linen closet, and a spacious bathroom. The upstairs is open to below, with two bedrooms sharing a Jack-and-Jill bathroom and an oversized bonus room.