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These are the standard features that earn Fresh Homes a reputation for outstanding value and quality... winning specifications to suit your busy lifestyle and the environment in which we live. At Fresh Homes we build your new home to suit your needs not ours….of course we offer friendly advice to help you with design aspects and ways to save time and to keep your dream home affordable.

Fixed Price Contract

At Fresh Homes we understand that buying a home is a major investment and the last thing you need are extra or hidden costs at the end of construction. That’s why we offer a fixed price contract, so the amount that you agree to is the amount that you pay... not a cent more (subject only to contract terms & conditions; HIA QC1 will be used as default).

This specification is based on the following site conditions and allowances... • Standard engineer designed “S” class residential concrete slab on a flat level block up to 800m2• Standard house set back up to 6m • Underground power, Water & Sewerage connection to existing services• Earthworks up to 500mm cross-fall included • Surplus soil generated during the construction of the home, including topsoil and/or vegetation, will be stockpiled onsite. Removal of this material from site is not included in this contract, unless noted otherwise • Wind Speed N2 • Retaining walls, rock excavation and requirements to comply with sound transmission legislation are not included in this contract unless specifically noted otherwise • Our price includes the preparation of plans • Includes standard building permit application fees based on Brisbane City Council • Includes QBCC Insurance fees • Includes PLSL fees • The home is insured during the course of construction and professionally cleaned upon completion. Price includes G.S.T.

Warranties

Fresh Homes includes an exclusive 25 Year non-transferable Written Structural Warranty with our homes. This is four times the period offered by most builders. The home is also fully covered by a 12 month defects liability period from the time of completion.

Future Rewards

Not only will you enjoy the quality craftsmanship, intelligent design, value for money and practical features of your new Fresh Home but we believe that you’ll discover that these same high standards create a very attractive resale value.

Energy Efficiency

Full 6 Star Energy Efficient Design with R2.5 Bulk Insulation included to Living areas and Alfresco, improving your quality of life and saving you money on a daily basis.

Termite Treatment

Termite prevention to Australian Standard (AS 3660) with physical barriers to all penetrations and a visual inspection zone to perimeter.

Car Accommodation

Car accommodation provided as shown on the Master Plans.

Garage Doors

Automatic Colorbond™ Panelift Door as shown on the Master Plans includes two (2) remote handsets.

External Walls

Timber wall frame wrapped in energy saving reflective foil clad with brick veneer or painted light weight cladding refer to master plans. Bricks selection is from our Builder’s Range. Joint finish is raked natural mortar. NB External wall height will vary according to the roof pitch - refer to the Master Plans.

Internal Walls

Timber frame lined with plasterboard except for wet areas which are lined with FC sheet. Finished by professional painters with a quality, three coat washable low sheen acrylic system.

Ceilings

Opulent 2700mm high Nominal Ceiling height to single storey or lower floor of two storey with 10mm plasterboard on metal ceiling battens (colourbond roof option specific) with 90mm cornice painted in ceiling white throughout. NOTE: Direct fix to floor joists in 2 storey and bottom chords of truss to tile roof option. NB: 10mm water resistant plasterboard with 41x11 cornice provided to Alfresco. As no PVC strip joiners are used the resulting flush finish ceiling has much greater visual appeal.

Skirting

Painted decorative 67x11 timber in selected profile. Selections are from Builder’s Standard Range.

Architraves, Jambs and Reveals

Gloss Painted Finish with decorative 41x11 profiled timber Architrave select from Builder’s Standard Range.

Glass Windows & Sliding Doors

Supplied with clear glass, choose a frame colour for the wide range in the Builder’s Standard Range. For improved privacy, obscure glass is supplied for bathroom, toilet and if applicable ensuite windows.

Entry Door

Choose from the exquisite Humes 2040 x 1200mm wide Savoy Range Entry door with Clear glass panels select from the Builder’s Standard range finished in clear stain finish. Note in Some designs a 2040 x 820mm door will be used due to size constraints at the Builder’s discretion. Other external doors are either painted flush panel or sliding glass as shown on the Master Plans.

Internal Doors

Choose a decorative Humes Moulded Panel doors from a wide selection in Builders Standard range finished in Gloss Paint selected form Builders Range.

Door Furniture

Hinged doors... front door, choose from “Schlage” Touch Series Lever Handles and deadlock If a back door is shown on the Master Plans selection is from the Grande Lever sets with single cylinder deadlock. All locks keyed alike.
Internal doors ... choose from “Schlage” Grande passage lever sets with a choice of finish. Bathroom, WC and Main Bedroom or Ensuite are fitted with Privacy sets.

Electrical N.B. Minimum allowance set out below – (Actual allowance is design specific and will be adjusted and set out in the electrical section of the Variations to the Standard Specifications )

Includes up to 10 lineal metres of single phase mains from pillar to Metre Box; 20 x double GPO’s; 6 x single GPO’s; 2 x weatherproof double GPO’s; 1 x 32 watt round fluorescent light fittings; 2 x 36 watt double fluorescent diffused light fittings; 10 x 12volt low voltage down lights; 9 x alabaster oysters with compact fluorescent light bulbs; 1 x Builders Std bunker light fitting; 3 x Builders Std exhaust fans; 1 x two-way switch; 2 x T.V. points; 2 x Telephone points; 2 x Smoke Detectors and; an RCD safety switch for your protection

Smoke Detectors

As required to meet Queensland building regulations.

Plumbing

Fully completed with hot and cold water to all WELS approved fixtures or fittings. Front and rear garden tap provided as shown on the Master Plans. Downpipes are painted 90mm PVC. Choose your color from the wide selection in the Builder’s Standard Range

Tapware

Quality chrome finished, Designer Pin-mixer Tap ware throughout house with selection from Builder's Range. Builder’s Standard chrome finished combination set to Laundry. Builder’s Standard hand held shower with adjustable shower rose on chrome rail. Builders Std Washing Machine taps discreetly mounted in cabinet.

Toilet Suite (WC)

White Vitreous China dual flush “Back to Wall” suite with soft close seat (choice of 2 styles). Quality chrome finished toilet roll holder from Builder's Range.

Hotwater System

250 Litre Electric

Linen Press

Consists of four shelves and broom space, behind attractive vinyl covered sliding doors or matching hinged doors as shown on the Master Plans.

Walk-in robes

Walk-in robes have a single shelf and hanging rail.

Robes

All bedroom robes have a single shelf, hanging rail and vinyl sliding doors or shown on the Master Plans.

Kitchen

Fully lined cupboards with laminated doors, includes 2 x pot drawers; one bank of cutlery drawers and a level serving bar provided as shown on the Master Plans.
Engineered Stone bench tops with selection from the group 1 range.
Overhead cupboards as shown on the Master Plans
Stainless Steel European Appliances 900mm Free Standing Cooking Theatre with a 900mm Stainless Steel
Canopy Range-Hood (externally ducted) and Stainless Steel finish Dishwasher to complete this Prestigious Package.
Inset Stainless Steel Double Square Bowls sink to give the simple touch of elegance

Bathroom

Bath tub 1525mm contemporary style “deep set” white acrylic.
Custom made 900mm vanity (or as per plan) with a white vitreous china basin. Engineered stone bench tops with selections from the group 1 range. Customise the look and feel with your choice of counter top, drop-in or semi-recessed basins with selections from the Builders Std range. Yes, your vanity includes a bank of drawers for your convenience. Modern polished edge mirror (width of vanity with no visible fixings). Quality, chrome finished high fashion double towel rail or 2 towel rings from Builder's Range as shown on the Master Plans. Separate shower with semi-frameless screen in clear laminated glass (as shown on Master Plans)

Ensuite (If shown on Master Plans)

Custom made double vanity (if shown on Master Plan) with white vitreous china basins otherwise a single vanity will apply. Engineered stone bench tops with selections from the group 1 range. Customise the look and feel with your choice of counter top, drop-in or semi-recessed basins with selections from the Builders Std range. Yes, your vanity includes a bank of drawers for your convenience (only on 750mm vanity or larger). Modern polished edge mirror (Width of vanity with no visible fixings). Shower screen is Semi-frameless clear laminated glass as shown on Master Plans. Quality, chrome finished high fashion double towel rail or 2 towel rings from Builder's Range as applicable. WC is a White Vitreous China dual flush “Back to Wall” suite with soft close seat (choice of 2 styles). Chrome toilet roll holder from Builder's Range.

Laundry

45 litre stainless steel drop-in tub and custom made cabinet to internal laundries (if shown on the Master Plans) otherwise a stainless steel tub in a rustproof cabinet shall be provided to laundries in garage.

Wall & Floor Tiles (Wet Areas)

Quality Range of Retified edge Porcelain tiles to choose from in the Builder's Opulance Range.
Chrome tile bead to edge of tiling and square tile insert waste to bathroom and ensuite.
Overall tile height to shower is 1900mm. Splash back to bath tub & laundry tub two tiles in height.
Kitchen bench splash back and to underside of overhead cupboards is 600mm (otherwise 2 tiles in height).
Luxury tiling to 1200mm high with chrome tile bead for the remainder of bathroom, WC and Ensuite walls and 250mm high skirting to laundry.
Make it feel just right with a modern range of decorator tiles that are included to shower and bath walls.

Floor Coverings

Quality carpet and ceramic tiles to the living areas may be included at an additional investment - choose from the Fresh Homes selected Opulence Range.

Roof

Attractive Colorbond Roof or Concrete Tile Roof in a wide range of fashion colours from the Builder’s Range with flat ventilated eaves and roof pitch as shown on the Master Plans.

Gutters & Fascia

Quality Colorbond Trimline Gutters and Colorbond Fascia, in a wide range of colours.

Alfresco Areas

As shown on the Master Plans Under Main Roof with cover grade concrete floor (poured with main slab).
An alternate flooring system or finish of your choice may be included for an additional investment.

Peace of mind

First, last and foremost, our clients remain our priority. Fresh Homes offers peace of mind with our 25 Year “Lifetime” Structural Guarantee, which amounts to a massive four times the industry requirement.

All Fresh Homes are built for the individual and to the same high standards. We make building your new home worthwhile. Fresh Homes….“Built New, Just For You! ”

NB. Fresh Homes reserves the right to change or alter the specification without notice. Please confirm with your Fresh Homes Design Consultant that the specification is current at the time of your enquiry.

EXPRIENCE FRESH HOMES FOR YOURSELF

We build your new home to suit your needs not ours of course we offer friendly advice to help you design aspects and ways to save you time and keep your dream home affordable.  We understand that buying a home is a major investment and the last thing you need is extra hidden costs.