Features & Finishes for 36' Homes
Acorn’s exterior elevations offer elegance and classically appointed details such as clay brick, coloured mortar and enriched stone with accent stone detail, elegant high quality dentil board, porch columns, porticos and decorative trim, as per model elevation and design.
Exterior colour schemes are coordinated in keeping with the community Urban & Architectural design guideline to ensure an esthetically harmonious streetscape.
Acorn’s signature municipal address plaque, made of custom cast stone with a distinctive mould surround.
Maintenance free low-e frost-free thermo glazed vinyl casement windows throughout (except basement), with muntin bars (front elevations only) between glass panes, as per elevation. Screens on all operable windows.
Handsome energy saving insulated front entry door with full height sidelights and transom, as per model design.
Brushed nickel hardware at the front entry door including grip set and deadbolt.
Garage to house entry door where grade permits, as per model design.
Vinyl sliding patio door with screen or French door leading to yard at rear of house, as per model design.
Carriage style sectional clad-wood garage doors with glass inserts, as per model design.
Porch and garage light fixtures in black cast aluminum.
Poured concrete basement walls with enhanced protection against water penetration. Reinforced concrete basement and garage floors.
Reinforced poured concrete front porch including poured concrete steps, and precast concrete walkway to front door, as per model design.
Structural framing includes 2”x 6” wood exterior walls. 3/8” plywood roof sheathing on engineered roof trusses. Engineered floor joists with 3/4” tongue and groove sub floors. Sub floor is screwed down in all areas, except areas covered with ceramic flooring.
Fully insulated exterior walls R-20 with R-5 sheathing, R-50 attic insulation, and R-20 basement walls, as per OBC.
Maintenance free aluminum eavestrough, downspouts, soffits and fascia.
Architecturally textured laminate roof shingles with manufacturer’s Limited Lifetime warranty.
Paved driveways, two coats, one year apart.
Fully sodded lot, graded according to approved municipal grading plans.
Precast concrete walkway to front door as per model design.
Rear wood deck where required by grade on lookout lots, with steps to grade.
Rear wood deck for models with tandem garage, with steps to grade.
Nine foot ceilings on main floor.
Smooth finished ceilings in kitchen and breakfast area, laundry room, and all bathrooms.
Elegant plaster cornice moulding in living room or great room, and dining room, as per model design, from Vendor’s standard samples.
Beautiful oak staircase from main to second floor, to basement landing, as per model design with oak treads, oak veneer stringers and risers, all in a natural finish.
Elegant, solid oak natural finish pickets, handrail, and newel posts, as per model design.
Acorn’s special traditional height overdoor pediment above all main floor windows, doors and archways (excluding patio door, garage man door and laundry or mud rooms). Enhanced traditional style windowsills on main floor.
Traditionally proportioned trim including 2 3/4” colonial casing and 4 1/2 colonial baseboard throughout.
All archways trimmed on main and second floors.
Distinctive “Claremont” series interior doors, including closets, as per model design.
Brushed nickel lever door hardware and hinges throughout.
Wire shelving in all closets including linen closet.
Purchasers can select one paint colour from Vendor’s standard colours for all walls in a washable flat finish. All trim and doors to be painted white in a semi-gloss finish.
Premium direct vent gas fireplace with electronic ignition
Acorn’s custom designed painted wood fireplace mantel with 3 piece marble surround from Vendor’s standard samples.
KITCHEN, BATHROOM & LAUNDRY FEATURES
Premium kitchen cabinets with extended tall upper cabinets from Vendor’s standard samples, as per model design.
3/4” Granite kitchen countertop from Vendor’s standard samples, as per model design.
Double stainless steel undermount kitchen sink and single lever chrome faucet with pull out vegetable spray, from Vendor’s standard samples.
Plumbing and electrical rough-in for future dishwasher.
Premium bathroom vanity cabinets from Vendor’s standard samples.
Full width vanity mirrors in all bathrooms to vanity light height.
Oval or roman tub and separate ensuite shower stall with fully tiled walls and ceiling in master ensuite, as per model design
Metal framed glass shower door and recessed shower light for master ensuite shower.
Decorative chrome towel bar, towel ring and tissue holder in all bathrooms.
Temperature control with water pressure balancing valve in all showers.
Elegant pedestal sink and separate oval mirror in powder room.
Decorative chrome towel bar and tissue holder in powder room.
Hot and cold water shut-off valves for kitchen and bathroom faucets.
Main or second floor laundry room includes upper cabinets and a base cabinet with white tub with chrome faucet.
Ceramic floor tile in foyer, kitchen, breakfast area, laundry room, mud room, powder room, all bathrooms, selected from Vendor’s standard samples, as per model design.
2 1/4” x 3/4” strip hardwood flooring in a natural finish throughout ground floor in all non-tiled areas, as per model design.
40 oz. carpet with foam under-pad installed wall-to-wall in all second floor non-tiled areas from Vendor’s standard samples, as per model design.
MECHANICAL & PLUMBING
All duct work joints are fully sealed and sized for future air-conditioning.
All duct work are professionally cleaned prior to closing.
Energy saving exhaust fan in laundry room and all bathrooms.
Energy saving exhaust fan over future kitchen stove with a six inch duct vented to exterior.
Two frost-free exterior hose bibs, located in garage and at rear of house.
Rough-in 3 piece bathroom (drains only) in basement.
100 AMP electrical service with circuit breakers and copper wiring throughout.
Switch controlled split outlets in living room or great room and family room, as per model design.
Door chime at front entry door.
Switch controlled exterior electrical outlet for future holiday lighting conveniently located in ceiling of front porch.
White Decora style switch and receptacle plate covers throughout.
Heavy duty stove receptacle.
Heavy duty outlet and exterior vent for dryer.
Electrical outlet conveniently located near the electrical panel.
Electrical outlet located in garage and rear of dwelling.
Ceiling mounted electrical outlet for future garage door opener.
Bathroom and exterior duplex receptacles protected by ground fault interrupter.
Smoke detector on all levels (including bedrooms) and carbon monoxide detector on all levels, each on a separate circuit.
Rough-in for 3 CAT 5 wiring completed with telephone jacks and 3 cable TV outlets complete with finished plates. Locations to be selected by Purchaser.
Rough-in for future security alarm system.
Rough-in for future central vacuum system, with cover plates for all outlets.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY & WATER CONSERVATION
ENERGY STAR® qualified home.
Energy saving forced-air high efficiency gas furnace with electronically commutated motor (ECM).
Energy saving programmable thermostat.
Whole-home water efficient humidifier (furnace mounted).
Energy Recovery Ventilation System (ERV) partially-ducted system.
Energy efficient hot water tank (rental basis).
WaterSense® lavatory faucets and showerheads in all bathrooms and powder room from Vendor’s standard samples.
WaterSense® labeled high efficiency toilets.
ON-DEMAND hot water delivery system for master ensuite bathroom.
Rough-in conduit to enable retrofit to solar energy.
Every home receives an independent third party blower-door test to verify air tightness of the home
COLOUR SELECTIONS & FINISHINGS
To assist our Purchasers in the completion of their interior colour selections and the selection of upgrades, ACORN provides the services of a professional interior decorator.
Your New Acorn Home is protected under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (ONHWP Act) as administered by TARION.