QUALITY EXTERIOR FEATURES
Impressive streetscapes with architecturally controlled exterior colour schemes, elevations and materials with transitional designs using combinations of brick, stone and Hardie board with detailed trim features.
Coloured mortar and recessed masonry joints to front elevations where brick is shown for a refined finished look.
Pre-cast concrete windowsills, headers and entrance arches, as per drawings.
Main entry featuring insulated double doors with decorative door hardware including grip set and deadbolt.
Poured concrete basement walls, wrapped with quality air-gap, waterproof membrane and weeping tiles for extended protection.
Larger basement windows with a pressure-treated wood window well where shown on the drawing.
Maintenance-free aluminum soffit, fascia, eavestrough, and downspouts.
Self-sealing asphalt shingles with a limited lifetime warranty.
No less than 2’ of self-sealing ice shield.
Distinguished double insulated garage doors, glass inserts and operational garage door openers, including remote.
Two exterior water taps.
Fully drywalled and primed garage.
Fully paved driveway (2 stages).
Convenient cold cellars complete with steel insulated door and floor drain.
DESIGN CONSCIOUS INTERIOR FEATURES
Sunken or raised foyers on pre-selected models.
9-foot ceilings on main, second and basement floors (excluding sunken or raised areas, stairways and where there are raised, dropped or cathedral ceilings)
Smooth ceilings throughout.
Impressive oak stairs and handrails in finished areas as per Vendor’s standard samples.
Upgraded step-bevel trim with 5 ½” (+/-) baseboard, 3 1/2” (+/-) casing with backbend to all doorways, arches and windows.
Upgraded interior doors are two panel style with lever type, brushed nickel hardware with complimentary hinges.
Direct-Vent gas fireplace, complimented with a traditional mantle, from Vendor’s standard samples.
Quality paint on all walls, interior trim and doors.
8’-0” doors and archways main and second floor only.
Professional home cleaning prior to occupancy, including windows, furnace and duct system.
KITCHEN & BATH
Quality designed cabinetry throughout kitchen and bathrooms. Complimented with quality stone counter tops from Vendor’s standard samples.
Island equipped with extended flush breakfast bar on
Fully equipped kitchen includes Energy Efficient stainless steel refrigerator, gas range, chimney style range hood, built-in microwave and dishwasher from Vendor’s standard samples.
Undermount Stainless Steel double sink with upgraded plumbing fixtures from Vendor’s standard samples
Free standing tub in master ensuite with separate, fully enclosed glass shower stall as per plan.
Shower enclosure and tub surround will be upgraded to include Schluter System water proofing.
Porcelain wall tiles in combination tub and shower enclosures up to ceiling height from Vendor’s standard samples.
Undermount vanity sinks in all bathrooms.
Powder room will receive pedestal sink.
Mirrors over vanities in all bathrooms.
Upgraded vanity light fixtures in all bathrooms from Vendor’s standard samples.
Upgraded plumbing fixtures in all bathrooms from Vendor’s standard samples.
Water saving showerheads in all showers with temperature control.
Water saving aerators on all faucets.
Water saving low flow high efficiency toilets.
OPTIONAL FINISHED BASEMENT, as per plan
Living space can be substantially increased with the finished basement of office/study/gym, large recreation room including a refreshment bar, complete with sink and bar refrigerator. 9-foot ceiling height (excluding sunken or raised areas, bulkheads, steel boxed in beams, stairways and where there are raised, dropped or cathedral ceilings).
Storage in the unfinished portion of the basement.
SMART HOME AUTOMATION
Smart programmable Thermostat.
Smart Z WAVE switches for exterior lights, foyer, kitchen, office and second floor hallway unless otherwise specified.
Four (4) cable TV outlets with finished plates. Cat5e located in great room, master bedroom, recreation room and study.
Six (6) data outlets with finished plates. Cat6 located in great room, master bedroom, library, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, recreation room and study.
Upgrade ceiling fixtures in front and rear foyers, hallways, kitchen/breakfast area, library and dining room.
Bathrooms to receive wall mount light fixture over the vanity mirror.
Black exterior coach lights on front, rear and side elevations.
Soffit pot lights (4) on front elevation. Pre-determined location.
200-amp service with breaker panel. Weatherproof exterior electrical outlets, with one at the rear of the house and one on front porch.
Ground fault indicator receptacles, as per code.
White decora switches and receptacles throughout.
Central vacuum system, canister in garage from Vendor’s standard sample.
Upgrade added feature of a holiday receptacle for the front porch.
220-volt outlet for Car Charger in garage.
Upgraded white front load washer and dryer from Vendor’s standard package.
Engineered pre-finished 5” (+/-) hardwood flooring throughout with exception of tiled areas as per Vendor’s standard samples.
Basement (finished area) to have laminate flooring as per Vendor’s standard samples.
Porcelain tile flooring in ensuites, main floor powder, laundry room and rear foyer.
STATE OF THE ART MECHANICAL
& PLUMBING SYSTEMS
Forced air Hi-Efficiency (96% heating plant min.) gas furnace.
Hi-Efficiency air conditioning unit, 16 Seer.
Large, high efficiency vented hot water tank (on rental basis).
All shower areas to receive the comfort of pressure balance control valves.
All sink basins and plumbing fixtures to include the convenience of separate shut off valves.
Low flow high efficiency toilets using 3.8Lpf.
Shower heads and faucet aerators are designed to conserve water while helping the environment.
Flexible water pipe solution using PEX (polyethylene) to reduce noise.
OVER & ABOVE CODE
R-60 blown cellulose attic insulation.
High performance low Solar-Heat Gain windows on main and upper floor with thermal, glazed Low “E” Argon.
R-27 exterior 2” x 6” studded walls above grade inclusive of BP R-5XP structural insulated air barrier wall sheathing system
Upgraded perimeter basement walls will include Silverboard, studs and bat insulation for a more comfortable basement, with the exception of the Cold Room.
Right sized High Efficiency forced air two stage furnace with ECM motor.
Energy recovery ventilator (ERV) system.
Panasonic “Eco Vent” quiet fans in all bathrooms
High efficiency condensing tank style rental hot water heater
Drain water heat recovery (DWHR)
Programmable web-based thermostats (smart home technology ready)
Electric car charger outlet garage.
All B.K. Couper Homes are tested for air leakage and provided with an independent third-party, performance based energy rating, better than code.
TARION WARRANTIES CORPORATION COVERAGE
All homes are enrolled in the Tarion New Home Warranty Program.
The home is warranted against major structural defects for seven (7) years.
The home is warranted for defects in workmanship and materials on electrical, plumbing,
heating and building envelope for two (2) years.
The home is warranted for defects in workmanship
and material for one (1) year.