Q: What type of construction is used for Oak & Ash Condominiums?
A: The foundation is concrete piles supporting steel reinforced concrete walls. Basement floors are concrete slab on grade. The upper structure is wood-framed with engineered floor and roof system.
Q: What is the heating and cooling system used for the homes?
A: For heating, each Oak & Ash Condominium is provided with a gas furnace and for cooling A/C is available as an upgrade. This system coupled with the HRV provides superior air quality as well as offering comfort and convenience to the homeowner.
Q: What security measures will be incorporated at Oak & Ash Condominiums?
A: All homes have an illuminated entrance and entry doors are supplied with deadbolt locks. All units are pre-wired for a security system – owners are responsible for the purchase and installation of an individual security system of their choosing. The grounds will be completely fenced and have two entrances.
Q: What materials and features will the exterior of the building have?
A: The homes will feature high-quality main entrance door with sidelite. Main feature of the front of the homes are brick material framed with metal-clad fascia and soffits. Front elevations also include concrete steps and landing with pillars and metal hand railing.
Q: I am concerned about the chance of a fire in the homes. How has this been addressed?
A: The homes are constructed according to latest health and safety standards under the Manitoba and National Building Codes. All units are also equipped with hard-wired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and have easy egress routes to the outside.
Q: Is air-conditioning standard at Oak & Ash?
A: No, air-conditioning is available as option.
Q: Will there be an opportunity to add a patio courtyard, sunroom or fence at Oak & Ash Condominiums?
A: The developer will not be offering privacy fencing but will be offering sunrooms and ground level wood patio with privacy panel.
Q: What type of roof will the buildings have?
A: Oak & Ash Condominiums have an engineered wood truss roof, OSB decking and high quality laminate shingles with 30 year limited warranty.
Q: What kind of windows will be installed?
A: The windows at Oak & Ash Condominiums are triple pane windows for high energy efficiency.
Q: Can I customize my new home at Oak & Ash? What options are available if so, and how can I find out what upgrades might fit my budget?
A: If you select your new home early in construction commencement, you may customize certain aspects of the design and planning. The location of kitchens, bathrooms and main walls generally cannot be changed but other alterations are offered – an extensively upgraded or modified kitchen is available for example. Choosing the optional sunroom or fireplace/entertainment unit would also be important early decisions.
Early purchasers can select from our menu of optional interior finishing to create their own personal look and lifestyle. Optional upgrades include: custom flooring, kitchen cabinets, countertops, appliances, a wide spectrum of interior paint colours and option for exterior wood patio. On purchasing your new home, you will have the opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art, 3,500-square-foot Design Centre at the Qualico Headquarters to meet with our design consultant and make your interior upgrade selections.
Q: Can I choose the paint colours for my condo?
A: The paint colour for the Oak & Ash interior is Dulux Wentworth White. If unit selection is made early in the construction phase you will have the opportunity to meet with our Interior Designer to discuss a wide choice of interior finishes including upgrading your paint finish and color.
Q: Can I select the type of flooring I want?
A: Flooring upgrades or changes are available dependent on the construction stage of the house. The standard flooring is selected by our designer and is a high quality solid-core vinyl plank on main floor and bathrooms and carpet with 7 lb. underpad in bedrooms.
Q: Can I choose the type of kitchen cabinets for my condo?
A: Contempra cabinets are available in a variety of colours at Oak & Ash Condominiums. Owners may choose from a range of optional upgraded cabinet styles. Quartz countertops are standard in kitchen and vanities. Please speak to our Realtor team about scheduling a visit with our designer in the Design Centre, where an extensive range of cabinets, counters, tile and flooring are displayed for review.
Q: What appliances are included with my purchase price at Oak & Ash Condominiums?
A: Our kitchens have been designed to accommodate modern styled appliances, which a designer package can be purchased with StreetSide.