Architecturally designed homes with genuine clay brick, precast or structural stone, vinyl siding, quoins and/or wood detailing, as per plan. House siting and exterior colour packages will be architecturally co-ordinated.
Architecturally selected and controlled exterior colour packages.
Verandas with decorative columns and railings, as per plan.
2 x 6 exterior stud walls with plywood or OSB sheathing, Vendors choice.
Engineered roof systems.
Raised heel trusses.
Prefinished maintenance free aluminium soffits, fascia, eavestroughing and downspouts (as per elevation).
Architectural shingles provides durability. Manufacturer’s 25 year limited warranty.
Wood and steel beam construction.
5/8″ premium engineered plywood or premium OSB tongue and groove subfloor, Vendor’s choice, nailed and screwed.
3/8″ plywood or 7/16″ OSB roof sheathing, Vendor’s choice.
Poured concrete basement walls with heavy duty damp proofing, weeping tiles and exterior drainage membrane.
Precast patterned patio slabs to front door, as per grading and/or plan. Rear door to receive precast step(s) where site grading permits.
8′ 4″ ceilings on main floor.
Entry-resistant framing on all perimeter doors (excluding patio doors).
3 piece rough-in in basement, as per plan (drains only)
Power Pipe to be installed in each home for heat recovery from waste drain water.
Areas in the house may require boxes in areas at corners or at ceilings to accommodate mechanical pipes or structural members.
Maintenance free thermopane Energy Star® qualified vinyl casement windows on front elevations. Muntin bars on front elevation, as per plan. Energy Star® Vinyl sliders on side, rear & basement windows. All windows to be double glazed with low emissive coating with argon filled gas and insulated spacer bars for greater energy cost savings. All operable windows to have screens. Some decorative windows are fixed glass.
All doors, windows and building perforations are foam insulated and fully caulked.
Steel clad insulated front entry door(s) with grip set(s) and deadbolt. Glass panes in doors or sidelights, as per plan.
Insulated metal door from garage into house, as per plan. Where applicable, and at the Vendor’s discretion, the main floor laundry may be dropped a maximum of 2 risers to accommodate entry door(s) into laundry room; or where the door enters into the front foyer, the foyer may be dropped, at the Vendor’s discretion, to accommodate entry from garage. The Vendor reserves the right to substitute the door with a wall if grade difference exceeds 2 or 3 risers depending on the house plan and zoning by-law restrictions.
Sliding glass patio door with screen, as per plan.
100 AMP service with circuit breaker and copper wiring throughout.
Heavy-duty cable and outlet for stove and dryer.
One waterproof exterior electrical outlet at rear, and one outlet at the front porch
One waterproof exterior electrical outlet on a seperate switch at the front porch for holiday lighting.
Power vented Energy Star® qualified gas fired hot water heater on a rental basis with designated supplier at Vendor’s sole discretion.
Furnace and hot water tank location(s) may vary without notice.
All electrical plugs and ceiling outlets located within all exterior walls and exterior ceilings are installed in sealed boxes.
Vendor supplied ceiling fixtures in front and basement foyers, hallways, den, laundry, breakfast, kitchen and all bedrooms, as per plan, with the Energy Star® compact fluorescent light bulbs (min 75% of home)
Switch controlled wall outlets in living or great room and family room as per plan.
All electrical switches and outlets to be white (toggle).
Prewired for television in living or family or great room and master bedroom, as per plan.
Telephone rough-in provided in kitchen and master bedroom. All communications wiring is CAT5.
Two (2) CAT5 cable rough-in outlets to be provided, one (1) in the master bedroom and one (1) in the family room/great room as per plan.
Front entry door chimes.
Electronic smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, as per building code.
Two (2) electrical outlets in garage: one (1) on wall and one (1) outlet in garage ceiling for future installation of garage door opener (not supplied by Vendor).
Rough-in central vacuum outlets located on main floor and standard finished basement areas. Pipes dropped to unfinished space in basement only.
Switch controlled capped ceiling outlet provided for future dining room light fixture, as per plan.
Dedicated electrical outlet for refrigerator and dishwasher.
Electrical outlet provided below counter within kitchen island and/or peninsula cabinet as per code (only applicable on the island when the island is permanently fixed with plumbing.)
All bedroom plugs to be protected with Arch Fault breaker(s).
Interior walls and trim to be painted with premium quality latex paint.
Sprayed stipple ceilings with 4″ (approx.) smooth borders in all rooms except kitchen, breakfast, bathrooms, powder room, and laundry room (as per plan), which have smooth ceilings. Closets have sprayed stipple ceilings without smooth borders.
Trimmed archways, as per plan.
Front entry closets to have mirrored sliders with trim, as per plan.
Natural finish oak nosing (standard)
Natural finish oak handrails and pickets in finished areas, as per plan.
Staircase in finished areas to consist of carpeted treads and risers. Stringers to be painted white.
Vaulted, tray, cathedral and/or coffered ceilings, as per applicable plan.
All closets to have white vinyl coated wire shelving.
Painted Classique style interior passage doors and colonial trim in all finished areas, as per plan. Sliding doors, except for front entry closets, are prefinished white. Basement windows in the finished areas to have drywall returns (no casing).
Interior pewter or brushed nickel finish door knobs and door hardware, (hinges painted) Vendors choice.
Washerless single lever water efficient faucets in all bathroom vanities with pop-up drains.
Bathroom fixtures to be white.
Master Ensuite to have steel or acrylic tub, Vendor’s choice. Acrylic tub, where applicable, to have either two handle deck mounted Roman faucet or a single lever wall mounted faucet, Vendor’s choice, and a minimum 12″ of ceramic wall tiles around tub deck where applicable, as per plan. Separate shower stalls, if applicable, to have waterproof interior surface mount light and to be fully tiled to the dropped ceiling, as per plan. Optional glass shower door at extra cost.
Extra large master ensuite shower with marble slab seat, as per plan
Mirrors in all bathrooms. Wall mounted strip lighting above mirrors in all bathrooms.
Quality cabinetry with post-formed laminate counter top, Vendor’s choice, as per plan.
White ceramic soap dish in shower stall and tub enclosure. Ceramic paper holder and towel bar supplied only, not installed (white)
Energy Star® qualified exhaust fan in all bathrooms and laundry rooms, in finished areas.
Ceramic wall tiles in steel tub enclosures, where applicable, to height of dropped ceiling.
Pressure balance single lever faucets in all bathtub enclosers and showers for all bathrooms, where applicable, for safety and comfort.
DensShield or Greenboard tile backer, Vendor’s choice, with built in moisture barrier in shower stall and/or tub enclosure, as per plan.
Energy efficient water saver showerhead and toilets.
Choice of 12″ x 12″ or 13″ x 13″ ceramic tile in foyer, kitchen/breakfast area, powder room, all bathrooms and main floor laundry from Vendor’s standard samples, as per plan.
Vendor’s standard Berber with approximately 1/4″ underpad or 35 oz. broadloom with 12mm standard foam underpad in all designated areas including stair treads and risers, all mid height landings (where entry door is not present) where applicable and finished basement foyer. Choice of colours from Vendor’s standard samples. (One colour throughout standard).
Black lamp(s) at front door and garage, Vendor’s choice.
Black or pewter grip set(s) and dead bolt(s) installed on front doors, Vendor’s choice.
Two (2) exterior water taps with inside shut-off valves. One (1) located in garage and one (1) located at the rear of the house.
Lot to be fully sodded except paved areas.
Steel sectional roll up garage door(s) with decorative inserts or carriage style garage doors equipped with decorative hardware, with heavy- duty springs and rust resistant door hardware, as per elevation.
Asphalt driveway to be provided at a cost to purchaser of $600 to be paid on closing.
Where ‘lookout basement’ conditions are applicable, the following features are standard and included in any premiums applicable to the lot: the wood deck off the main floor will be approximately 6′ x 8′ complete with stairs to grade and oversize vinyl slider window(s) on the rear wall of basement, as per revised lookout floor plan. Where ‘walkout basement’ conditions apply, the following features are standard and included in any premiums applicable to the lot: sliding patio door, oversize window(s), additional siding, framing, insulation on rear wall of basement and a wood balcony approximately 6′ x 8′ off main floor rear patio door (no stairs), an additional exterior light fixture and electrical outlet at the basement patio door. On lots with walkout or lookout grading conditions, the number of basement windows and location of basement windows may change, as per Vendor’s Architect’s recommendations.
All selections, including upgrades to me made from Vendor’s samples.
Geranium Homes has been registered with Tarion Warranty Corporation since 1985 and is in good standing. A completely computerized customer service program is available for a period of one year after closing. The following three inspection forms are to be submitted to the Vendors Head Office: a pre-delivery inspection form to be completed with the Vendor prior to closing, a second inspection form submitted a maximum of 30 days following the closing date and a final year end inspection form submitted anytime between a maximum of 30 days prior to and up to the one year anniversary of the closing date.
Tarion coverage is as follows: 1) One (1) year warranty on defects in workmanship and materials, 2) Two (2) year warranty on electrical, plumbing and heating delivery and distribution system, water penetration through building envelope and foundation and 3) Seven (7) year warranty on major structural defects. For all homes, Purchaser agrees to pay Tarion enrolment fee on closing date.
Qualified Energy Star® Homes comply with the most recent version of Energy Star® for New Homes Technical Specifications. Inspection, evaluation and qualifications conducted by 3rd party Evaluator certified by EnerQuality®.