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Whitestone Standard Features







*Classic Country and Cottage homes with all the finest finishes

*Architecturally controlled neighborhood with welcoming stone granite and brick estate wall with gas lantern, streetlights, expansive sidewalks and conforming mailboxes; optional upgraded flagstone driveway aprons available

*3-sides brick with cedar shake accents or fiber Concrete siding, as per plan. Optional upgrade with Stone accents may be added.

*Full daylight basement, ready for future needs, as plan and site permit

*Carriage-style garage doors without glass, garage door openers included

*Architectural roof shingles

*Dexter Maximum Security front door lockset

*First Line baiting termite system

*Seal all exterior sheathing penetrations, bottom plate of exterior walls and foam seal all windows and exterior doors

*Pressure treated deck, up to 150 sq ft or 100 sq ft smooth finish concrete patio, as plan and site permit


*Heavy lush landscaping with Bermuda sod front yard, with natural area left where possible

*Lawn sprinkler system for front yards

*Driveway apron and conforming mailbox


*High efficiency, 13 SEER HVAC systems designed for optimum delivery for each plan with Climate Control thermostats,

ducts sealed for Energy Efficiency

*Custom house wrap for extra R value and Moisture Barrier

*Insulated double hung tilt sash energy efficient Low E windows

*Attic ventilation by roof vents where applicable.

*Exterior walls insulated to yield R-13 value, ceilings below attic areas blown to yield R-38 value, vaulted areas insulated to yield R-19 value, R-38 in garage ceiling

*All penetrations sealed throughout


*9' ceiling height on main level, 9’ ceiling height on 2nd level, as plan permits

*Owners Suites feature tray ceiling, as plans permit

* Two panel smooth finish 6’ 8” hollow doors with Dexter (or comparable) brushed nickel hinges and doorknobs

*Two coats Sherwin Williams interior flat latex on walls from Builder’s colors

*Two coats semi-gloss paint on wood trim and two coats flat on ceilings, one paint color change on walls, additional $500 each

*42” Direct Vent Fireplace and gas log lighter in Family Room or wood burning Fireplace, as per plan

*Ventilated shelving in closets and above washer and dryer area in Laundry Room (no Laundry Room cabinets/tub)


*Multi member crown molding of 4” crown with picture mold in Front Foyer

*4" crown in all main floor and Owner’s Retreat living areas, except closets and utility

*2 piece chairrail in Dining Room

*7” speed base and 371 casing in Foyer, Dining and Powder Room and Owner’s Retreat

*3.5” base and 356 casing throughout remainder of home

*Oak hybrid stair treads with Colonial rail system and simple metal balusters

*Custom vanity mirrors in Owner’s Bath

*Custom marble fireplace surround with custom wood mantle


*Granite countertops from Benchmark’s standard Level 1 selection with tile backsplash from Benchmark’s standard selection, stainless steel double bowl undermount sink and 1/3 hp garbage disposal

*Delta stainless steel pull out sprayer faucet

*Furniture quality stained and/or painted cabinets with standard round brushed nickel knobs

*Kenmore Black 30” gas downdraft cooktop (as per plan), Electric Oven/Microwave and Energy Efficient Dishwasher

*Icemaker hook-up


*Designer hardwood #2 common red oak flooring with 2 coats of polyurethane in Foyer, First Floor Bath, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, as per plan

*Owner’s Master Bath - Designer Ceramic Tile floor, tile laid in straight pattern (diagonal is extra) tub surround and shower from Benchmark standard selection

*Jack and Jill/Guest Bath and Shared Bath-Designer Ceramic Tile floor and tub wall, all tile laid in straight pattern

*Laundry Room-designer Ceramic Tile floor from Benchmark’s standard selection, all tile laid in straight pattern

*Shaw Industries berber or plush carpet from Benchmark’s standard selections, installed over 6 lb. pad


*Granite from Level I selection counter tops with undermount oval bowls in Owner’s bath and powder room (unless plan calls for pedestal sink)

*Stained vanities in Owner’s bath and white vanities in secondary bathrooms

*White, oval 5’ soaking tub in Owner’s bath, or comparable corner tub, as plan permits

*Brushed nickel framed shower door in Owner’s bath shower

*Elongated Water Saver commodes, designer exhaust fans in commode areas, as per plan

*Delta 8” spread Leland brushed nickel in Owner’s bath and powder room

*Delta 4” spread faucets with chrome finish in secondary baths

*White tubs in all secondary baths

*Solid surface vanity tops in secondary baths with built in sink from Benchmark standard colors

*Stained Furniture-style vanity sink (from Benchmark Standards) or pedestal sink in powder room, per plan


*3-piece stubbed plumbing in basement

*All water supply lines under fixtures have cut-offs (in addition to emergency main cut off)

*50 gallon gas water heater

*Two exterior hose bibs

*Seal all plumbing, electrical and HVAC penetrations, no laundry sinks


*$2000 personalized lighting allowance at Progressive Lighting

*Up to six 6” recessed can lighting by Benchmark

*Ceiling fan/light prewire in Owner’s Retreat and Family Room

*Structured wiring for 2 RG-6 phone jacks and 2 CAT5 cable jacks (additional outlets for $65 each before sheetrock)

*2 flood light pre wirings

*Pre-wire security system with central controller, 1 keypad, siren, contacts on all accessible main level and basement openings

*Exterior outlet on front porch and outdoor living space/deck

*220V in Laundry Room for Dryer

*Smoke Detector wired on each floor and all bedrooms

*Carbon Monoxide Detector wired on each floor


*Benchmark’s Quality Assurance Program (includes Owner Pre-Construction Orientation, Pre-Drywall Orientation, Presettlement Walk through with Builder, Owner’s Manual Review and Benchmark Referral Program/Quality Survey (30 day follow-up and 6 month and one year)

*Transferable 10-year structural warranty

*One-year Limited Builder Warranty


*Certified Professional Home Builder

*Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Cobb County

*Neighborhood Protective Covenants and Restrictions with Homeowner’s Association (Initiation fee of $750 and annual fees of $500)

Due to continuing improvements to our house plans and site opportunities and characteristics, specifications, architectural detail and prices may differ from those shown herein. Floor plans are approximate and subject to change, error or omission. Please consult Director of Sales with any questions, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 770-823-8469. Benchmarkatlanta.com. 14228. EHO