Features & FINISHES

QUALITY CONSTRUCTION

  • Homes are themed from Ontario’s heritage. The community is architecturally controlled and contains a variety of unique streetscape elevations.
  • Elevations feature a clay brick exterior, accent cladding, exterior trim features, vinyl shakes, stone sills and verandahs, as per plan.
  • Porches are a gracious feature on many homes. Where provided, porches are poured concrete. Decorative pillars and aluminum railings are as per applicable plan.
  • Steep roof pitches enhance all elevations.
  • 2” x 6” exterior wall construction.
  • 3/8” plywood roof sheathing.
  • Fiberglass roof shingles with 25 year warranty.
  • Wood and steel beam construction in accordance with architectural specifications.
  • Engineered floor system.
  • Quality vinyl casement windows throughout, as per plan.
  • 8’ sliding patio doors with screen, as per plan.
  • Garden door in kitchen, as per plan.
  • Quality vinyl sliding basement windows.
  • All subfloors to be sanded and fastened with screws.

ENERGY CONSERVATION FEATURES

  • H.R.V (Heat Recovery Ventilation unit.)
  • Foam windows & doors.
  • Caulk interior plate of exterior walls.
  • Energy efficient rental Hotwater Heater.
  • Fireplace equipped with electronic ignition gas valve complete with battery back-up (Battery not included)
  • Exhaust fans for baths and kitchen.
  • R31 spray foam to garage ceilings & overhangs
  • R50 insulation for attic ceiling area over habitable areas. Weather stripped access.
  • R22 in exterior habitable walls.
  • R20 Full height insulation on accessible basement walls as per Ontario Building Code requirements.
  • All doors, windows and external openings fully caulked and installed with vapour barrier.
  • Insulated non-warp steel clad exterior doors with self-adjusting weather stripping.
  • High efficiency forced air heating system with ducting sized for central air conditioning system.
  • Separate switches for all exhaust fans to reduce heat loss.
  • High performance Low E argon windows through out.
  • Programmable thermostat.
  • Posi-temp pressure/temperature balance valves for all showers.
  • Energy efficient water saver shower and toilet tanks.

DISTINCTIVE EXTERIOR DETAILS

  • Prefinished virtually maintenance free aluminum soffits, fascia, eavestroughing and rain water downspouts.
  • Premium quality roll up painted wood sectional or metal insulated garage door with plexiglass inserts as per plan.
  • Steel clad insulated front entry door(s) with sidelight or window as per plan with grip set and dead bolt.
  • Two (2) exterior hose bibs, one at rear and one in the garage.
  • Poured concrete garage floor.
  • Driveway to be paved.
  • Garage Access door where grade permits.
  • Cold cellar with a steel insulated door and a floor drain, as per plan.
  • Precast slab walkways to porch at front entry and steps as required.
  • Entire lawn area, front and back to be graded and sodded.
  • Poured concrete basement walls with damp-proofing and foundation collector drains, where applicable.
  • Drainage layer provided on exterior of basement walls to enhance overall water resistance.
  • Where a deck is required at rear patio door or garden door due to grade conditions, the builder supplies standard 5’ x 7’ deck as per plan which is included in any premiums applicable to the lot.
  • Where basement walk-out conditions are applicable the following features are standard and included in any premiums applicable to the lot: sliding basement patio door and window(s) as per plan; additional brick from concrete foundation wall at rear; deck off main floor rear patio. Steps to grade from deck are not provided.
  • Brick exterior walls, accent cladding as per plan, exterior paint colour and fiberglass roof shingles from builder’s predetermined architectural colour schemes.

DISTINCTIVE INTERIOR FINISHES

  • Ceiling heights are approximately 9 feet on main floor and 8 feet on second floor.
  • Tray ceiling in Master Bedroom.
  • Upgraded 18 x18 ceramic flooring in front foyer.
  • Imported ceramic tile flooring in kitchen, breakfast area, main floor laundry room, and all bathrooms.
  • 3” x 3/4” pre finished natural oak hardwood flooring on main floor excluding tiled areas and bedrooms in bungalow plans, as per plan.
  • 40 oz. broadloom with underpad installed wall to wall on second floor, as per plan.
  • Oak Treads with Oak Vaneer Stringers & Risers main staircase with natural finish oak stringers, handrails, spindles and nosing as per plan.
  • Spray textured stippled ceilings with smooth border throughout main and second floors except for kitchen, bathrooms and main floor laundry room ceilings which are to have smooth finish.
  • Stylish Clermont interior doors and upgraded trim throughout.
  • Wood trimmed archways on first floor where applicable.
  • Satin nickle lever interior door hardware (hinges are painted).
  • Interior finished walls painted one colour throughout with one prime coat and one finish coat. Trim is to be painted white.
  • Laundry rooms are to include washing machine connections, receptacle for clothes dryer, single compartment tub and dryer vent opening.
  • White Decora light switches and plugs throughout.
  • Gas fireplace complete with one piece stone-cast mantle, glass panel and gas log with ignition switch, as per plan.
  • Open staircase to the basement level, as per plan.

GOURMET KITCHEN FEATURES

  • Granite countertops from choice of Vendor’s standard samples.
  • Quality custom finished kitchen cabinets with taller upper cabinets from choice of Vendor’s standard samples with opening provided for dishwasher.
  • Double undermount stainless steel sink with single lever faucet.
  • Breakfast bars and pantries, as per plan.

LUXURY WASHROOM FEATURES

  • Arborite or formica post formed rolled and/or straight edge countertops in washroom vanities from choice of Vendor’s standard samples.
  • Quality vanity cabinets selected from Vendor’s standard samples.
  • Vanity in powder room, as per plan.
  • Base cabinet in laundry room.
  • White plumbing fixtures including towel bar, soap dish and toilet paper holder.
  • Wall mounted plate glass mirror over all vanities.
  • Strip light over mirror in all bath and powder rooms.
  • Chrome finish single lever taps for sinks, tubs and showers, excluding oval tubs.
  • Water resistant board on tub and shower enclosures.
  • Ceramic wall tiles installed in tub and shower enclosures.
  • Free standing tub and separate walk-in shower stall with waterproof light in master ensuite, where indicated, as per model selected.
  • Exhaust fan in all washrooms.

ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING DETAILS

  • 100 AMP electrical service with breaker panel and copper wiring throughout.
  • Heavy duty wiring to stove and dryer locations.
  • One exterior electrical outlet on porch and one exterior waterproof electrical outlet at rear of home.
  • Front door chimes.
  • Electronic smoke detector & Carbon monoxide detector as per Ontario Building Code.
  • Vendor’s standard light fixtures installed in all rooms except living room and family room.
  • PEX water pipes and ABS drains.
  • Taps and drain hook-up for automatic washer connection.
  • Holiday switch for seasonal lighting at exterior front porch and second floor soffit.

ROUGH-INS

  • Pre-wired cable T.V. outlets - Family Room and Master Bedroom.
  • Rough-in central vacuum.
  • Rough-in security alarm system.
  • Pre-wired telephone outlets - kitchen, family room and Master Bedroom.
  • Rough-in 3 piece washroom in basement, as per plan.
  • Rough-in for dishwasher, connection includes provisions for electrical and plumbing, as per plan.