Quality Features & Finishes

exterior features
  • Modern inspired architecturally controlled designs.
  • Distinctive elevations utilizing genuine clay brick, cement board siding and trim, steel cladding and trim, shutters, stone veneer, hardy board panels and trims, decorative painted fiberglass columns and other complementary materials as architectural detailing, (as per renderings).
  • Metal clad insulated 8’-0” front doors with sidelights and/or transom window (as per elevations).
  • Garden door with Low-E and argon gas as per plan, (where applicable).
  • Pre-finished maintenance free aluminum soffits, frieze boards, fascia, eaves trough and down pipes.
  • Self-sealing high-grade shingles with a 35 year manufacturer’s warranty.
  • Maintenance free, Energy Star rated, vinyl windows (fixed or operators), Low-E glass, colored window mullions on front elevations.
  • Windows, screens on all operating windows.
  • Premium quality 8ft. x 8ft. sectional garage doors with transom, decorative light inserts and painted finish, as per applicable models.
  • Metal insulated entry door from garage to house as per plan (where grade permits).
  • Two exterior water taps; one at rear and one in garage with interior shut-off valves.
  • Quality exterior decorative coach lamps, selected by builder.
  • Decorative plaque house numbers.
  • Landscape package consisting of sodded front and side yards and 20ft from rear of house. Balance of yard to be seeded. Patio slab walkway from driveway to front entry door.
  • Two (2) exterior weatherproof electrical outlets (one at front porch and one at rear entry) with ground fault interrupters.
  • Pressure treated decks will be provided where decks are required at the rear patio as per grade.

interior features
  • Soaring 10 ft. ceilings on ground floor, 9 ft. ceilings on the second floor and 9 ft. ceilings in the basement (all floors are approximate and exclude drop ceiling areas and bulkheads).
  • Choice of 20 interior pot lights on ground floor from builder standard samples.
  • Choice of quality 12” x 24” ceramic flooring throughout main floor, foyer, hallway, kitchen/breakfast area, powder room; all bathrooms and laundry room, (from builder’s standard samples), as per plan (where applicable).
  • All ceramic flooring is laid on a scratch coat and thresholds are finished in metal.
  • Engineered hardwood flooring throughout main and second floor excluding all tiled areas from builder standard samples
  • Natural finished oak stairs, stringers, nosing and railings with 1 3/4” oak pickets, 2 3/4” oak handrails and 3 1⁄2” square posts from builder standard samples
  • Classique interior passage doors (approximately 8’ on main) including bedroom closets with 7 1⁄4” baseboards and 3 1⁄2” casings throughout.
  • All archways to be trimmed and match door heights.
  • Decorative wood columns, (as per plan).
  • Stainless steel plated front door passage set with security dead bolt lock with stainless steel knobs on all interior doors and privacy locks on all bathroom doors.
  • All interior walls to be painted with quality latex paint (choice of one colour from builder’s standard samples). Kitchen, laundry room and all bathroom to be semi-gloss.
  • All interior trim to be painted with semi-gloss paint.
  • Smooth ceilings throughout main and second floors.

superior construction
  • All drywall secured with screws.
  • Cement board or Denshield up to 36” high on tub and shower enclosure walls.
  • Poured concrete foundation walls with heavy duty damp-proofing, drainage membrane and weeping tile, where required.
  • Superior 2” x 6” wood frame construction on exterior walls.
  • Professionally engineered roof trusses (as per applicable plan).
  • Professionally engineered floor joists (as per applicable plan).
  • 5/8" O.S.B. tongue and groove sub-flooring throughout, glued and screwed.
  • Steel beam construction where applicable.
  • Basement floors to be poured concrete with floor drain.
kitchen / bath / laundry
  • Granite countertops in kitchen and master ensuite from builder’s standard samples (as per plan).
  • Split electrical outlets on kitchen counter level for small appliances.
  • Kitchen exhaust fan with light and hood vented to outside, (where applicable).
  • Double stainless steel undermount sink with single lever faucet from builder’s standard samples (as per plan).
  • Custom made vanity in all bathrooms, (as per plan).
  • Pedestal sink in powder room (as per plan).
  • Ceramic 6”x 8” wall tile up to and including ceiling in shower stalls and up to ceiling in standard bathtub enclosures from builder standard samples.
  • Framed glass enclosure with operating door (as per applicable plan).
  • Ceramic accessories in powder room and all bathrooms.
  • Mirror above pedestal sink in powder room and above vanity in all bathrooms.
  • Single lever chrome lavatory faucets throughout from builder’s standard samples.
  • Washer connections and laundry tub with faucet, (as per plan).
  • Rough in to accommodate dishwasher.
  • Heavy duty outlet for dryer and venting for dryer including an exterior vent cap.
  • Pressure balanced temperature control valves in ensuite and main bath shower enclosure.
  • Energy efficient water saver shower heads and toilet tanks.

heating / insulation / air conditioning
  • Insulation to meet or exceed Ontario Building Code Standards. (R60 blown insulation in attic, R22 Batt insulation for exterior walls).
  • Expansion foam insulation to perimeter of exterior doors and windows for air sealing.
  • House sealed with vapour barrier as per Ontario Building Code.
  • High efficiency forced air gas furnace with electronic ignition and HRV.
  • Energy efficient Smart thermostat located on the ground floor.
  • Exhaust fan in powder room and all bathrooms.
  • Ductwork sized to accommodate central air conditioning.
  • Power vented rental gas hot water heater.

electrical / media / security
  • 200 amp electrical service with copper wiring and circuit breaker in accordance with Electrical Safety Authority.
  • Electrical outlets in all bathrooms and powder room include ground fault interrupter.
  • Switched light fixtures (pre-selected by builder) in all rooms except living room and dining room (as per plan).
  • Switched outlet in living room and capped ceiling outlet with switch in dining room.
  • Decora style light switches and outlets throughout.
  • One electrical outlet in garage and one ceiling out per garage door.
  • Waterproof light to all separate shower stalls (as per applicable plan).
  • Door chime with doorbell at front entry.
  • Direct wired electronic smoke detector and carbon monoxide detectors installed on each floor, as per Electrical Safety Authority.
  • Heavy duty wiring for stove and dryer receptacle provided.
  • Rough-in telephone outlet to three locations chosen by purchaser.
  • Rough-in high speed RG6 cable TV outlet.
  • Rough-in for central vacuum.

All features where purchaser has a choice of colours and/or materials will be chosen from the vendor’s quality standard samples.
new home warranty
  • One (1) year warranty on all items supported by the Tarion Warranty Protection Program.
  • Two (2) year warranty on plumbing, heating electrical systems and building envelope.
  • Seven (7) year warranty on major structural defects.
  • Purchaser agrees to pay the Tarion enrollment fee as an adjustment upon closing.
Tarion logo features page
carringwood homes

All dimensions and specifications are approximate, subject to change without notice and include basement level finished area where applicable. Renderings are artists concept. Measurements conform to the regulations of the Tarion Warranty Protection Program’s official method for the calculation of floor area. Actual floor area may vary from the stated. E.&O.E.