THE CLASSIC COTTAGE

A traditionally Caribbean styled 3 bedroom home with a total roof covered floor space of 3390 sq ft divided between spacious internal rooms, a large external living area and a huge veranda on all four sides of the villa. There are delightful views across the Caribbean and impressive vistas of the surrounding mountains from the front and side verandas.

Style 2 with full wrap around veranda is suitable for construction on Plots 3 or 5. Style 1 with veranda on 3 sides of the villa is suitable for construction on Plot 4.

Accommodation Description

GREAT ROOM: 25'8” x 21'4” overall and comprising:
LIVING AREA: 16'7” x 21'4” front aspect through two sets of French doors opening to external living space, archways to bedroom wings.
DINING AREA: 10'4” x 9'11” window and door to the rear veranda.
KITCHEN: 10'6” X 8'9” window to rear, fitted with range of base and wall units, Corian work tops, double bowl stainless steel sink, fridge/freezer, oven with hob, microwave/extractor, dishwasher, breakfast bar opening to Living Area.
Archway 1 to Inner Hall with fitted linen cupboard, doors to:
BEDROOM 1: Principal area of 14'0” x 12' 0” double closet/wardrobe with bi-fold louvered doors, glazed door to front veranda and window to side, door to en-suite bathroom with spacious shower cubical, long vanity with inset bowl, low level water saver WC.
UTILITY ROOM: 9'0” x 7' 6” window to rear, range of base and wall units, laundry sink, washer/dryer, door to:
OWNER'S STORAGE ROOM: 9'0” x 4'0”.
Archway 2 to Inner Hall, doors to:
BEDROOM 2: 14'6” x 12'0” closet/wardrobe with bi-fold louvered doors, glazed door to front veranda, window to side.
BEDROOM 3: 14'6” x 12'0” closet/wardrobe with bi-fold louvered doors, windows to rear and side.
BATHROOM: 8'4” x 5'8” water saver WC, vanity with inset bowl, low level bath with mixer shower attachment and shower screen.
EXTERNAL LIVING AREA: 21'4” x 9'4” opening to 8' wide covered veranda to all four aspects of the villa. Front veranda leads to:
POOL DECK: 48'0” x 20'0” with inset pool 28'0” x 14'0”.

The villa is constructed using highly proven and superior materials that offer a low maintenance home with the best protection against termite infestation, fire damage, high winds and seismic activity. Windows and doors are fitted with impact resistant glass designed to withstand all tropical weather conditions. Virtually all materials are non-combustible giving a very high safety rating. The double foam barrier in our wall system and the heat reflective barrier in the roof covering together with the thermal sealed windows and doors combine to create a home with high energy efficiency and insulation properties.

Specifications
FOUNDATION, FOOTINGS AND FLOORS
Steel reinforced cast concrete strip footings; 5/8th” steel reinforced solid cast cistern with 8” thick walls and 12” thick floor slab; solid 8” block wall for veranda and pool deck foundations; steel reinforced 6” thick cast concrete floor slab for internal floor areas and pool deck finished with 16” ceramic tiles, veranda floor finished with 6” x 2” pressure treated timber decking.
WALLS
External and load bearing internal walls constructed using Nudura Forms with steel reinforced cast concrete core, covered externally with HardiePlank fibre cement sidings. Steel frame internal stud walls covered with gypsum drywall, plastered smooth and painted.
ROOF AND CEILINGS
Lofted ceilings with exposed, close-boarding on 6” x 3” rafters painted white; suspended ceilings over bathrooms, inner halls and closets. Roof layered with heat reflective underlay and finished with a choice of galvanized steel Colourbonded sheets, or Stonehenge stone coated steel roofing tiles.
DOORS AND WINDOWS
Domus UPVC casement windows and swing doors fitted with impact rated insulated glass and stainless steel hardware. Colonial style decorative louvered window and external door shutters. Solid wood internal doors with sealed louvers.
BATHROOMS
American Standard fittings including water saver toilets, vanity units with basins and taps, 5' bathtubs with shower fittings and screens, mirrors and standard accessories, full tiling to shower rose level.
KITCHEN
Merillat or similar solid wood base and wall units, Franke or similar double stainless steel sink and taps, leading brand refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, oven with hob, microwave with extractor.
PLUMBING AND WASTE
36,000 imperial gallon water cistern with easement for underground mains water supply from plot boundary. Pump room equipped with pump, pressure tank and hot water heater. Solar powered hot water system for bath and showers (optional). 900 gallon concrete block septic tank , 50 gallon grease trap and extensive leaching field.
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
Main breaker panel with all wires in conduits and boxes, internal and external wall light fittings with bulbs, all switches and outlets for power, cable TV, telephone and data; Daikin or Mitsubishi central air conditioning supplied to all bedrooms and living area; MinkaAire or Hunter ceiling fans over bedrooms and both internal and external living areas.
SWIMMING POOL
28' x 14' pool, underwater light, pump and filter equipment housed in independent pump room, steps with handrail and ladder, cleaning equipment.