Making Spirits Bright

A Cityview Home was featured in an Our Homes magazine story titled Making Spirits Bright

Here is an excerpt from the article.


2 Homes Left in Vista Hills

2 brand new, move-in ready homes in the picturesque community of Vista Hills. These spacious lots are walkouts to green space. With beautiful open concept layouts and beautiful... READ MORE

House Closings for Vista Hills Phase 2 Have Begun

We are excited that the first home in our phase 2 at Vista Hills could close on December 17th. A new home in time for the holidays makes a great Christmas gift from us to the... READ MORE

Only one walkout conservation lot left! 72 ft frontage. This is a one of a kind opportunity. Contact our sakes staff today.
Cityview Homes has two new outstanding walkout conservation lots left in Guelph. Check MLS for details. These are stunning homes!
Cityview Homes has just opened Phase II in Vista Hills. Come into our model home to see our great plans!!
Country Series Features

Cityview Homes takes pride in offering an unparalleled selection of standard finishes and quality appointments in each and every one of our new homes.  Although further customization is always available, our impeccable level of finishing translates to a ready-to-move-in home, saving our purchasers thousand of dollars in upgrading costs.



  • A wide variety of exciting floor plans and exterior elevations.
  • A variety of elegant and tasteful exterior colour design packages to choose from.
  • Unique architectural design emphasizing traditional and contemporary styling.
  • Precast numbered address stone on front elevation.
  • Steep roof pitches on homes to enhance curb appeal.
  • Quality clay Brick and /or stone and /or decorative stucco and moulding (as per elevation).
  • Soldier coursing, columns, arches, sills and other detailing in brick, pre-cast, vertical siding, architectural accents and recessed paneled front porch columns (as per elevation).
  • Pre-finished maintenance-free aluminum soffits, fascia, eaves-trough, downspouts and architectural 1” x 5” frieze board as per selected elevation.
  • Maintenance free aluminum railing on front porch (where required).
  • Poured concrete basement walls with heavy duty damp proofing and weeping tiles.
  • Professionally graded and sodded lot.
  • Precast slab walkway from driveway to front entry.
  • Precast patio slabs with steps at rear (where required).
  • Architectural self-sealing high quality fibreglass shingles - 25 year.
  • Architecturally enhanced roll-up garage door(s) with heavy duty springs, decorative windows and decorative hardware.
  • Two exterior water taps, (one in garage, one at rear).
  • Fully paved asphalt driveway.
  • All exposed foundation surfaces to be parged.




  • Standard 8’ ceilings on main floor and second floor (where possible due to mechanical elements).
  • Dramatic open designs with vaulted or cathedral ceilings (as per plan).
  • Optional coffered ceiling in Dining room (as per plan).
  • Natural finish oak handrail from first to second floor (as per plan) (from builders samples).
  • Oak newel or square post with chamfered detail.
  • Optional direct vent natural gas fireplace with white painted mantle and three piece marble surround.
  • Optional cold cellar with interior light, vent and steel insulated door.
  • Decorative California ceilings throughout including walk in closets (excluding bathrooms, laundry and closets).
  • 2 panel square smooth slab interior doors.
  • 2 ¾” window/door casing.
  • 4” baseboard.
  • Interior door hardware to be Lever in satin finish.
  • White pre-finished shelving, complete with shelf supports and closet rods where required.
  • French doors (as per plan).
  • Decorative shoe-moulding in all tile and hardwood areas.
  • Optional benches (as per plan).
  • Drywalled art niches (as per plan).




  • 2x6 exterior wood frame construction and 7/16” OSB exterior sheathing.
  • Concrete basement walls with heavy duty foundation wrap to ensure water resistance.
  • Poured concrete porch.
  • Poured concrete reinforced garage floor.
  • Sub-floor upgraded – ¾” tongue and grooved OSB board, screwed and sanded prior to installation of finished floors.
  • Engineered roof truss system with 7/16” OSB sheathing.
  • Pex water lines and ABS drains throughout.



  • Ducting sized for future air conditioning.
  • Central-vac outlets to terminate at rear of garage wall.
  • Optional 3-piece bathroom in basement (drain pipes only).
  • Dishwasher in kitchen (plumbing and electrical).
  • Three (3) phone CAT 5 rough-ins (choice of location).
  • Three (3) cable RG6 rough-ins (choice of location).




  • Insulated double or single front entry door(s) with glass inserts and internal or external grilles and sidelites (as per plan).
  • Satin finish on front door gripset.
  • All exterior doors are equipped with satin finish dead bolts (where applicable).
  • Door from garage to house (as per plan) (grade permitting).
  • Optional garage man door to side yard (as per plan).
  • Thermal sliding patio doors with screen to rear yard (as per plan).
  • Basement windows (24” x 24”). (Window wells may be required due to grade).
  • Maintenance free vinyl thermopane casement windows throughout with internal grills on front elevation (as per plan).
  • Maintenance free vinyl thermopane sliding windows in basement.
  • All opening windows are screened.
  • All exterior doors and windows complete with weather-stripping.




  • Forced air high-efficiency gas furnace with electronic ignition.
  • Hi-efficiency gas fired, power vented 60 gallon hot water tank.
  • The purchaser acknowledges that the hot water tank is on a rental basis and agrees to the water heater terms and conditions.
  • Spray foam insulation in garage ceiling where home design includes liveable area above.
  • Low-E argon filled exterior windows.
  • All exterior window and door openings are spray foamed and caulked for a superior seal.
  • Easy-to-use digital thermostat.
  • Energy efficient water-saver taps, shower heads and low flush toilet tanks.
  • Exterior walls and ceilings fully insulated, walls to R-22 and ceilings to R-50.
  • Basement walls insulated, floor to ceiling (R-20).
  • Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) unit with main floor controls.




  • Quality custom crafted cabinetry (Viking II line).
  • Breakfast-bar and or island (as per plan).
  • Exhaust hood fan vented to exterior.
  • Double stainless steel ledge-back sink.
  • Single-lever Moen faucet with vegetable spray.
  • Blum Metabox drawer systems and Blum clip on hinges.
  • Upper stove cabinetry to accommodate a future Over the Range Microwave.
  • Bank of drawers.
  • Pantry and/or framed walk in pantry (as per plan).
  • Servery area (as per plan) with optional wet bar and/or wine rack.




  • Rectangular or corner soaker tub in ensuite(s) (as per plan).
  • Pantry tower in shared bath (as per plan).
  • Two vanities in ensuite(s) (as per plan).
  • Separate shower stall with marble threshold including interior waterproof ceiling light and framed shower glass door in ensuite(s) (as per plan).
  • Built in shower niches with marble sill in ensuite(s), shared bath and main bathroom (where possible) (as per plan).
  • Pedestal sink in powder room (as per plan).
  • Quality Moen fixtures.
  • Vanity mirrors and upgraded vanity lighting, rectangular mirror in powder room.
  • Imported ceramic wall tiles in all ensuite(s) shower enclosures up to and including ceiling.
  • Imported ceramic tiles at ensuite tub deck and skirt (where possible) (as per plan).
  • Tub enclosure in ensuite(s) is tiled approximately 16” above bathtub.
  • Quality custom crafted cabinetry.
  • Shower and tub enclosure walls to ceiling height with water resistant cement board.
  • Variety of selection of laminate countertops to choose from vendor’s samples.
  • Privacy locks on all bathroom doors.
  • Exhaust fans in all bathrooms.
  • All showers to have posi-temp controls to prevent scalding.




  • Exhaust fan in main or upper laundry room (as per plan).
  • One piece plastic laundry tub complete with washer hook up and drain or recessed wall box (as per plan).
  • Optional Dog spa with approximately 42” water resistant cement board with ceramic wall tiled surround, marble cap and handheld shower unit (as per plan).




  • Imported ceramic floor tile in foyer, laundry, powder room, kitchen/breakfast/servery area, main bath, shared bath and ensuite(s) (as per plan).
  • Choice of 40 oz. Plush broadloom or berber with 10mm underpad.
  • Choice of two colours of broadloom from builders samples.




  • All interior walls to be painted with choice from Builder’s samples, flat latex paint (from builder samples).
  • Interior doors, trim and baseboards to be painted white semi gloss.
  • Natural oak handrails, pickets, post(s) and nosing are to be finished with clear varnish (as per plan).




  • 100 amp electrical service.
  • One weatherproof GFI exterior electrical outlet at rear and one on front porch.
  • White Decora switches and receptacles.
  • Smoke detectors on each floor including basement.
  • Carbon monoxide detector as per code.
  • Entry door chimes.
  • Heavy duty wiring and plug receptacles for kitchen stove and clothes dryer.
  • Exceptional interior light fixtures in kitchen/breakfast area, family room, great room, laundry room, foyer, halls, bathrooms, bedrooms and walk-in closets (where possible).
  • Wall switched outlets in living room where required by code.
  • All bathroom electrical duplex receptacles protected by GFI.
  • Upgraded coach lamps at front entry and garage.
  • Light fixture at rear.
  • Copper wiring throughout.
  • Electrical outlet for future garage door opener.
  • Dedicated electrical outlet for future central-vac in garage.




  • The Tarion Warranty Corporation covers all new homes for the following: (paid by purchaser as an adjustment on closing).
  • 7-year major structural.
  • 2-year on warranty on electrical, plumbing, heating distribution systems, all exterior cladding, windows, doors and caulking.
  • 1-year builder’s comprehensive warranty.
  • The number of steps at the front and in the garage may vary from that shown and are subject to grade.
  • The decorated model home does contain some items not included in the base price. These may include but may not be limited to lighting, wall treatments, upgrades and landscaping.
  • Ceilings, walls and bulkheads may be modified to accommodate heating and ventilating requirements.
  • Variations in uniformity and colour from vendors samples may occur and can be expected in finished materials.
  • Purchaser to select from Vendor’s samples, unless already ordered or installed.
  • Builder location survey paid by the Vendor.
  • In an effort to continuously improve our product, the vendor reserves the right to alter any floor plans, exteriors, specifications and prices without notice.
  • All products are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • All renderings, floor plans and maps in brochures and sale displays are artist’s concept and are not necessarily to scale; dimensions are approximate and may vary from finished product. E. & O.E.


Cityview Homes - August 15, 2013



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