What Sets Monarch Apart

To our clients: We have provided this list of features that are included in nearly all of our homes. Many of our competitors offer very few of these options in a spec. home. Our goal is that our clients feel like they live in a home they had custom built!


  • Beautiful appliance package included in every home
  • Many cabinet upgrades including:
  • Full extension, soft close, 100 lb. capacity drawer glides.
  • Solid wood doors, even on painted cabinets.
  • Soft close cabinet doors.
  • LED under cabinet lighting.
  • Quartz countertops with high end Moen faucets and undermount sinks in kitchen, powder room and ensuite.
  • Maple crown mouldings
  • Thicker melamine on shelves wears much better
  • Solid 5/8” backing on all boxes (many competitors have no back at all)
  • Custom wood range uppers
  • Taller upper cabinets
  • Extra framing and furniture kick on islands
  • Frosted glass in feature doors
  • Tile backsplash
  • Alarm system roughed-in
  • Recessed Dryer vent box.
  • Recessed washer box.
  • Larger windows and door units.
  • Only good quality Laminates and Fiberfloor™ throughout.
  • His/hers plugs above ensuite counter.
  • Free standing tub (when applicable)
  • Tight wire shelving in pantry and linen closets.
  • American Standard toilets with slow close lid.
  • Media boxes in great room, master bedroom and media room.
  • LED pot-lights throughout.
  • Custom fireplace mantels.
  • Fireplace is on digital thermostat
  • Programmable thermostat.
  • Nylon Carpets.
  • Baseboards up the stairs
  • Railings are sprayed, not brushed
  • Trims are spray painted in place, not brushed.
  • Door handles are levers.
  • 200-amp main power.
  • Hot tub rough-in
  • A/C rough-in
  • Central Vac rough-in
  • Extra CAT5 data, cable and telephone runs
  • Supplied media box with power.
  • 40-year duroid shingles. (not asphalt)
  • High end insulated garage doors.
  • Glass exterior doors have built in mini blinds where practical.
  • Vacuum kick pan in all kitchens.
  • Weather stripping around garage doors.
  • Foundation walls are strapped and clad with siding
  • Foundation heights match exterior grades
  • Separate Sub-panels in all suites
  • Basements include suites upon request
  • And that’s just what you see! We even insulate garages and master bedrooms, our studs are 16” on centre, our flooring systems are glued completely, and the list goes on!

*Note: This is a general list for our homes. Some homes may have other extras that are not listed, and others may include a couple of items omitted due to layout or decisions in the planning process. Please check with us for specifications regarding a specific house.

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