VanderMeer Homes Limited

Builder of Fine Quality Home


Location: 379 5th Street, Collingwood

Lot Size: Corner lot in downtown Collingwood (45’ x 100’)

PRICE: $844,900.00 hst included 

Main Construction Features

  • 1728 sqft two storey with unfinished basement

  • 9’ ceiling on main floor & 8’ ceilings on second floor and in basement

  • 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms

  • open concept living room, dining, & kitchen

  • poured concrete foundation walls with heavy duty damp proofing and weeping system directed to sump pump

  • sump pump piped to exterior

  • entrance from garage to house

  • poured concrete floor in basement and garage

  • R10 spray foam insulation applied under basement concrete floor

  • 2x6 exterior walls sheeted with ¼” OSB and ¾” JM foil face sheeting for increased R-value (R5)

  • R22 insulation in all exterior walls (combined R-value of 27 (R22 + R5)), R20 continuous insulation (or equivalent) on interior of basement foundation, R60 in attic space of house

  • combination of steel beam and wood structure as per building code

  • dry guard subfloor surface to be glued and screwed for superior strength

Exterior Finishes

  • house cladded in Maibec wood siding with trim accent features as per plan

  • low maintenance aluminum soffit, facia, eaves troughs and down spouts

  • BP Mystique or Everest architectural shingles

  • pre-cast concrete front porch with pre cast concrete steps and patio stones leading to drive way

  • aluminum railing on front porch and down steps

  • 9’ x 10’ canopy over 121 sqft pressure treated rear deck with pressure treated stairs and railing

  • fully sodded lot

Windows and Doors

  • white vinyl low-E argon thermo pane casement windows on main and second floors

  • white vinyl low-E argon vinyl sliders in basement

  • 34” vinyl clad fiberglass front entry door with double sidelight

  • 6’ sliding patio door at deck entrance

  • 9’ x 8’ Steel Craft RC10 white garage bay door

  • spray foam between framing and window jambs for increased efficiency and to minimize drafting and heat loss

  • quality caulking to be used around perimeter of all doors and windows where required to minimize drafting and heat loss

Interior Finishes

  • smooth ceilings throughout home painted in decorators white

  • 3 coats of Benjamin Moore Regal paint; 3 colours throughout including trim and doors in decorators white

  • dropped ceilings and bulk heads where required

Flooring and Stairs

  • hardwood/laminate flooring throughout main floor (living room, kitchen, dining room, and hallway)

  • 40 oz broadloom with ½” under pad in upstairs bedrooms, and hallway

  • ceramic in all wet areas (front foyer, laundry room, and 2 nd floor bathrooms)

  • transition pieces may be used between different flooring materials to accommodate for height differences

  • oak stairs (risers, treads, and stringers) from main floor to second floor (natural finish)

  • carpet grade stairs from main floor to unfinished basement (carpet not included)

  • oak hand rail, 1 ½” pickets, and 3 ½” square posts around stairs from main to second floor (natural finish)

Interior Trim, Doors, & Hardware

  • 3” flat stock casing around all windows and doors

  • 4 ¼” flat stock base board

  • 80” hollow core interior moulded panel doors (Select from pages 17-23; visit, to view options)

  • Orleans interior door levers (visit for colour options)

  • Madera grip set on front entry door (visit for colour options)

  • 12” melamine shelving in all closets with rods


  • custom factory finished cabinetry in the kitchen, laundry, ensuite, and main bathroom (chosen from builders samples)

  • granite/stone counters in kitchen and bathrooms (chosen from builders samples)

  • space in cabinets for dishwasher rough in


  • 2 stage, forced air high efficiency Goodman gas furnace

  • high efficiency gas water heater (rented unit from Enercare)

  • GX36 Napoleon gas fire place on main floor with drywall surround (includes stat, fan, phazer log set, and porcelain reflective panel)

  • heat recovery ventilation unit

  • AE80 .8 sones high efficiency exhaust fans in all bathrooms and piped to exterior


  • double stainless steel kitchen sink

  • white plumbing fixtures throughout (tubs, toilets, and vanity sinks)

  • powder room to consist of toilet and pedestal sink

  • chrome Delta sink and shower faucets through out

  • all bathroom shower and tubs to have shower rods

  • all bathroom shower walls and tub walls to be tiled

  • hot and cold water connections for washer and dryer located in laundry room

  • 2 exterior hose bibs; one at the rear and one at the front of home

  • hot water heat recovery unit

Electrical and Lighting

  • will be done in accordance with OBC and ESA requirement

  • 200 amp service, with electrical panel located in basement utility room for easy access

  • strobe/smoke/carbon monoxide detector installed on every floor and in every bedroom

  • roughed in wiring for garage door openers

  • 2 receptacles in garage walls and 1 in ceiling for future garage door opener

  • rough in central vac system dropped to basement

  • decorative black or white exterior coach lights to be installed at all entrances

  • 2, weather proof exterior receptacles

  • pre wired with 4 cable and phone jacks

  • GFI counter plugs above kitchen counter and bathroom vanities

  • valance lighting under upper cabinets in kitchen

  • 2 junction boxes above island, capped for future pendants

  • heavy duty 220v outlet for stove and dryer

  • white décor switches and plugs throughout

  • 15 pot lights (3000K; others can be added and priced on a per unit basis)

  • builder’s grade electrical fixtures are provided and will be located as per OBC and ESA requirements


  • home is registered with Tarion New Home warranty program

  • upon completion the home will be professionally cleaned


  • plans and elevations are subject to change to in order to comply with architectural guidelines and Ontario building code