Hinnman Plan 1242 | Rendering to Reality

The Hinnman 1242 is under construction in Wilmington, NC!

Update: Completed Photos!

Senter and Weigand Home Builders has completed construction of The Hinnman house plan 1242. Follow the progress in this Rendering to Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Rendering to Reality of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Move-in Ready:

Front exterior of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Front exterior of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Great room of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Great room of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Kitchen of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Master bedroom of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Master bathroom of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Siding and Trim:

This home is almost complete and we have more photos coming soon!

Interior finishes of The Hinnman plan 1242.


The first and second floor framing is done and the roof is on. Now it’s time for siding!

Framing of The Hinnman plan 1242.

Framing of The Hinnman plan 1242.


The Hinnman is being construction on a raised slab foundation.

Foundation of The Hinnman plan 1242.

About the builder:

Neil Senter and Tim Weigand are the General Contractors of Senter and Weigand Home Builders. Neil received his degree in Management and Marketing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and after working in various aspects of the industry, he decided to team up with some of his closest friends, and form S & W. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team, including experience in the home assessment, residential framing, and landscaping fields.

Tim has over 20 years experience in the building industry, building quality homes from coast to coast. He has extensive knowledge of a wide variety of construction methods and techniques thanks to his hands-on experience as a carpenter, as well as studying Construction Management at East Carolina University.

Heather Senter is the Director of Operations and she brings a decade of success in real estate sales and project management to the S & W team.

Are you building a Donald Gardner design? We would love to feature the progress in our Rendering-to-Reality series. Contact us at 1-800-388-7580 or email [email protected]

10 comments on “Hinnman Plan 1242 | Rendering to Reality

  1. Jay Shepherd on

    My wife and I are down to the top three home plans and the DG Hinnman is our favorite. Does anyone have pictures of finished rooms? We’re trying to envision the kitchen, study, pantry, and how the main family room looks. We’re ready to pay for a few tweaks (remove soaking tub, wall-off laundry room, increase garage) and then finalize plans for our builder. Thanks in advance!

  2. Sylvia and Ronney Dixon on

    We built the Hinnman in S.C. about four years ago and we love this house! It would be difficult to choose our favorite feature but we are able to spend a large part of the year on the back porch since there is partial shelter on three sides. You’ve made an excellent choice and we hope you will enjoy your new home as much as we have.

    • David Pribyl on

      Thanks Sylvia and Ronney. Homeowner here. We actually came across the Hinnman design by accident on a different builder’s website here in Wilmington, NC. That’s when we learned about Don Gardner. My wife and I then poured through many house designs on the DG website, but kept coming back to the Hinnman. We were so lucky to find our builders, S&W, here in Wilmington, to take on this project. We’re all very excited about our new home. Our teenage kids have picked out their bedrooms, while my wife and I try to keep sane while picking out all the fixtures and features for the house. Can’t wait to move in.

      • Ashley Williams on

        Hi David!

        My husband and I are in NC as well and are about to buy this floor plan to build! We actually got married in Wilmington. Do you think it would be possible to send pictures of what you did with the pocket office?

        Ashley Williams
        [email protected]

        • Julie on

          We have chosen this house to be built in Virginia. We are absolutely in love with the design. I, too, would love to see the finished bedrooms and what new homeowners have done with the pocket office and the pantry. Also if there are any bonus room pictures that would be appreciated also. We are very excited although we are just now in the clearing process of the 24 acres that we purchased for our home. Thanks for any pics!


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