Quality structural features:

  • 24”-wide “spread footings” with stem wall
  • 5”-thick, steel-reinforced floor
  • 2 x 6 exterior-wall studs at 16” on center and mid-span blocking
  • Full shear on exterior walls
  • 15 lb. felt with 90 lb. rolled roofing under color-through concrete roof tiles
  • Engineered roof trusses
  • CCX plywood at roof overhangs

Energy-saving features:

  • R-23 blown-in fiberglass wall insulation with R-5 blue Dow foam (R-28 total in walls)
  • R-38 ceiling insulation
  • Tyvek Housewrap
  • Dual-pane Andersen wood windows with Sun Glass
  • High-efficiency 14-SEER air conditioning
  • High-efficiency gas furnace
  • Return-air vents in each room
  • Exceed “Touchstone Energy-Efficient Home” guidelines

Plumbing features:

  • PEX water lines
  • 50-gallon water heater with recirculation pump
  • Soft-water loop
  • Spa tub in master with separate shower
  • 4 exterior hose bibs
  • Cast iron guest tub
  • Cast-iron kitchen sink
  • Gas line to water heater, stove, fireplace, furnace, dryer, and BBQ stub
  • Plumbed for ice maker

Electrical features:

  • 200-amp service
  • Decora light switches
  • TV and phone in each bedroom, living/great room, family room, and kitchen
  • 240V receptacle for electric option at water heater, stove, furnace, and dryer
  • Braced and wired for ceiling fans in bedrooms, living/great room, and family room
  • Generous exterior lighting •  Hard-wired smoke alarms with battery backup

Other distinctive features:

  • Spanish Lace stucco finish with rounded corners and popouts
  • 10’ volume ceilings
  • Rounded interior drywall corners
  • Hand-trowelled finish on interior walls and ceilings
  • Finished garage interior
  • Granite countertops in kitchen
  • Merillat Masterpiece Series cabinets with staggered uppers, crown molding, etc. per homeowners’ desires
  • Emtek designer door hardware (or equal)
  • Gas fireplace
  • Raised-panel interior doors (style choices)
  • Niches, arches, plant shelves, and recessed lighting
  • Tile floors in laundry, baths, and main living areas
  • Upgraded carpet in bedrooms
  • Dunn Edwards top-quality paint inside and out
  • Solar tubes (two included, more if desired)
  • Upgraded exhaust fans
  • Recessed can lighting
  • 3 1/4” baseboards
  • Underground utilities
  • Concrete driveway and sidewalk (20-foot apron with gravel drive on country lots)

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