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Starting at
$361,900
in Russell Trails
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  • 1,908 Square feet
  • 3+ Bedrooms
  • 2+ Bathrooms
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Specifications

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES

All Tartan homes  are 100% ENERGY STAR® qualified, certified by independent third party inspectors as saving energy costs and reducing environmental impact. Every new home will meet the most current ENERGY STAR® New Home standards—which exceed the Ontario Building Code by 20% for insulation, air tightness and indoor air quality.

Key ENERGY STAR® saving features include:

  • All homes are individually inspected and certified by an independent representative of EnerQuality
  • Exterior walls are insulated to R27 & covered in house wrap
  • Exterior basement walls are insulated with R24 insulation to the floor
  • Garage ceilings are insulated with spray foam insulation to R32 value, where there is a finished room above
  • ENERGY STAR® low-E Argon coloured windows on main & 2nd floors
  • Low-expansion foam at all exterior windows and doors
  • ENERGY STAR® high efficiency 96% AFUE 2 stage gas furnace with a flow-through humidifier plus ECM motor
  • Dedicated Heat Recovery Ventilation system for better indoor air quality
  • ENERGY STAR® programmable heating/cooling thermostat
  • Sealed duct work throughout unfinished basements
  • Energy efficient LED bulbs
  • R10 value insulation under basement floor
  • R70 blown insulation in attic
  • Drain Water Heat Recovery system

FINISHINGS

General

  • 9-ft high ceilings on the main floor (as per plan)
  • Smooth ceilings throughout
  • Finished basement (as per plan)
  • Gas fireplace, raised approx. 6″ off the floor with an oak shaker mantle and line A ceramic surround around the fireplace (as per plan) 
  • One-sided fireplaces receive fan kit
  • Oak spindles & handrails, with oak nosing under the spindles at 2nd floor stair opening (as per plan)
  • Transom window above patio door on main floor
  • 4” colonial baseboards with coordinating window & door casings
  • Window-ledge mouldings main-floor windows
  • Carrara-style passage doors, 7ft high on main floor with trim detail (excluding lower foyer)
  • Carrara-style closet doors, slider or swing door (as per plan), 7 ft high on main floor with trim detail (excluding foyer closet)
  • Satin chrome door hardware
  • MDF cap on half walls (as per plan)
  • Interior walls painted with low VOC (volatile organic compound) matte paint from builder samples (1 choice of 4)
  • Standard ceramic floor tile in the front entry, laundry (2nd floor), mudroom and all bathrooms (not including unfinished laundry areas)
  • Engineered oak hardwood floors from line A in remaining ground floor areas (as per plan)
  • 40 oz nylon carpeting with 12mm underlay
  • Laundry pan and floor drain to be included under washer when installed on the 2nd floor
  • Upper cabinets with soft close doors (hinges) above laundry (not including unfinished laundry areas)

Bathrooms

  • Pedestal sink in powder room
  • Custom-crafted countertops and cabinets with soft close doors (hinges) in main and ensuite bathrooms
  • Main bathrooms include ceramic wall enclosure with dropped ceiling above bathtub
  • Stand up shower comes with acrylic base, ceramic tile walls and clear glass door
  • Quality chrome faucets
  • Chrome towel bars and paper holders
  • Medicine cabinet in ensuite (surface mounted)
  • Low-flush, water-saver toilets
  • Scald Guard pressure balance valve in all showers
  • Reinforcement for future grab bars in main bathroom

Kitchens

  • Custom-crafted cabinets (line 1 or 2 – Semis, line 1 only – Towns) with soft close drawers and doors (hinges) (N/A to L-shaped corner cabinets)
  • 40” height upper kitchen cabinets; cabinet above fridge is 30” deep
  • Granite countertops (from 4 pack builder samples)
  • Built-in fridge look
  • Ceramic tile backsplash
  • Engineered oak hardwood floors from Package “A”
  • Rough-in for future dishwasher
  • Microwave hood-fan
  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink
  • Single lever faucet with one handle pull out kitchen faucet
  • Eating bar (as per plan)
  • Kitchen pot light package 
  • Unique built-in fridge look with deep pantry, 30″ upper cabinet above fridge and gable end (as per plan)

Exterior

  • Architectural shingles with manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty
  • Oversized basement windows
  • Craftsman style exteriors featuring brick detailing with rich vinyl siding
  • Vinyl extruded Low E-Argon thermal patio door with screen and exterior light fixture at patio door (as per plan)
  • Aluminum soffit and fascia
  • Satin chrome grip set with dead bolt on front door
  • Frost-free hose bib in garage and at rear
  • Insulated, embossed metal or fibreglass front door & garage entrance door
  • Embossed, insulated, steel sectional garage door
  • Municipal address number at front of home
  • Reinforced poured concrete front porch
  • Exterior colour packages are pre-selected by the Vendor
  • Front door chime

Electrical

  • Decora style switches & plugs
  • Ceiling light fixtures throughout including family room, great room, living room, and all bedrooms
  • Capped ceiling light in dining room
  • 100 amp electrical panel with 40 circuit breakers
  • Copper wiring
  • Two weather proof exterior outlets
  • Electrical outlet for future garage door opener
  • Conduit from electrical panel to garage for future wiring needs
  • Energy efficient LED light bulbs
  • Exterior soffit light, potlight or coach light package (as per plan)
  • Minimum 1 electrical outlet in unfinished basement
  • Carbon monoxide and smoke detectors where required by Building Code

CONSTRUCTION

Structure

  • Walls between dwellings (1st and/or 2nd floor at living space) include 2 separate walls with stagger stud construction and 2 layers of fire resistant gypsum board (drywall) installed on each wall with acoustic dampening techniques for minimal sound transfer and maximum privacy
  • 30-yr. high density polyethylene (HDPE) foundation membrane
  • Foundation walls poured concrete 8” thick with steel reinforcement
  • Parging to exposed exterior portion of foundation wall
  • Basement floor 3” thick concrete with trowel finish
  • Garage floor 4” thick concrete with broom finish
  • Drainage layer waterproofing system to exterior of foundation walls (except garage walls)
  • Clear span pre-engineered floor joist system
  • Exterior walls are 2”x 6” at 16” stud space on centre
  • Garage walls are 2” x 4”
  • Interior walls are 2” x 4”, 2”x 6” or 2”x8” (as per plan)
  • Basement walls are 2” x 4” at 24” stud space on centre (external walls only)
  • Prefabricated and engineered roof truss system
  • Roof sheathing 7/16” oriented strand board sheathing
  • 5/8” tongue and groove oriented strand board subfloor nailed, sanded and screwed with 5/8”plywood underlay for ceramic
  • Fully drywalled garage interior (taped only)

Insulation

  • Attic R70 value blown fiberglass insulation (R40 in cathedral ceilings)
  • Exterior walls R27 value insulation except at exterior garage wall
  • Full height R24 value basement wall batt insulation on exterior walls
  • Garage ceiling insulated with Icynene R32 Value
    (when finished area above garage)
  • Min. R6.2 value insulated garage door
  • Fully drywalled garage interior (taped only)
  • R10 insulation under basement floor

Rough-in

  • 7 outlets (phone, cable or ethernet)
  • All wires to collection point in the basement (under stairs)
  • Dedicated 110v receptacle at collection point
  • Pipe conduit from basement to attic for future wiring needs
  • Central vacuum rough-in dropped to basement

Mechanical/Plumbing Systems

  • Dedicated Heat Recovery Ventilation system (HRV) for the highest indoor air quality
  • ENERGY STAR® high efficiency 96% AFUE 2 stage gas furnace with a flow-through humidifier plus ECM motor
  • Enhanced energy-efficient rental hot water system (tankless)
  • Programmable heating/cooling thermostat
  • Heating ducts sized for future air conditioning
  • Laundry tub in unfinished basement (as per plan)
  • Shut-off valves under all sinks
  • Connection for washer and dryer
  • PEX water supply
  • All duct work is power vacuumed prior to occupancy

LANDSCAPING

  • Fully-sodded lot (or to tree line)
  • Some lots receive a tree (as per landscape plan)
  • Paved driveway
  • Pre-cast patio stone walkway
  • Wood steps at backyard
  • 6’ high wood fence in backyard at property line (where applicable, as per landscape plan) Excluding Russell Trails

WARRANTY COVERAGE

  • One-year Builder’s Warranty covering defects in material and workmanship
  • Two-year Extended Builder’s Warranty covering water penetration, mechanical and electrical systems and exterior cladding
  • Tarion seven-year warranty covering major structural defect
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EdenWylde
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$431,900 + 28,000

Lot 130A Ph 1 EdenWylde

Available from April 9, 2020

BONUS: $10,000 Design Centre Bonus
ADDITIONAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
Granite countertops in kitchen, Air conditioning, water line to fridge, 3 piece basement bathroom rough-in, under cabinet lighting and pot lights in kitchen.

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Russell Trails
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$361,900

Prices may not include applicable lot premiums. Visit our community page for available bonuses.

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