Standard Features

Rotunda Homes Standard Features

For those who are serious about building a home, take the time to review these standard features. Here is where you will find all the included items you really need to build on your lot. Things like impact fees, site preparation, well and septic systems or water and sewer hookup fees – these are all taken into consideration when we bring our decades of experience and include these required costs in your new home price. Note the quality materials and building practices we employ that separate us from virtually all other builders in our area:


  • Total customization of floor plans & elevations; all blueprints sealed by our structural engineer
  • Expert home placement on your lot – homes designed to appropriately “fit” our homeowners’ sites
  • “Bora-Care” wood treatment for subterranean termites; “Sentricon” system installed
  • Monolithic slab foundation with steel reinforcements; concrete masonry block walls; 4,000 PSI lintels
  • Steel hurricane straps fastened to engineered roof trusses and exterior walls
  • 16” on-center framing on all interior and exterior walls
  • Masonry board tile backing installed in all critical wet areas
  • 4 ply, plywood or 5/8” OSB roof decking, with “peel and stick” roof underlayment
  • Fungus resistant, “Lifetime” dimensional shingles


  • Land clearing, tree removal, necessary fill & site preparation, allowance of $7,000
  • All required lot surveys, allowance of $2,000
  • Potable well, if applicable, allowance of $6,000
  • Septic system and permit, if applicable, allowance of $7,000
  • County water and sewer hook-up fees, if applicable
  • All  impact fees included
  • Utility lines to street / compliance with community’s existing electrical service, up to 50 linear feet


  • High efficiency 15 SEER air conditioning system, programmable thermostats & multiple air returns
  • Vapor Barrier under entire residence and Radiant Heat Barrier over entire residence for superb energy efficiency
  • Roof ridge vents for maximum energy efficiency; vented 16” wide soffits
  • Ultra energy efficient hot water heater
  • Exterior living area block walls include core-filled foam as well as radiant foil on interior of all block
  • Fully insulated flexi-ducts with adjustable vents; expanded foam sealant over all draft points
  • All exterior doors and door frames are 8’ high and constructed of long-lasting composite materials
  • Low-E double-pane, argon-gas filled windows with marble window sills
  • 8’ Low-E double-pane sliding glass doors
  • Brilliant “LED” lighting throughout
  • R38 blown fiberglass insulation over all living areas, R19 batt insulation for 2×6 walls


  • Extensive selection of ceramic, porcelain or “wood-look” tile in foyer, kitchen, pantry, nook, laundry room & bathrooms
  • Standard tile selection may be exchanged for standard composite flooring at no additional charge
  • 39 oz. stain resistant carpeting on 8 lb. rebound thick padding in all other rooms and hallways


  • 200 AMP service with circuit breaker panel box; all copper wiring
  • Extensive “LED” can and strip lighting throughout home
  • Electric smoke and carbon monoxide detectors with battery back-ups outside and inside all bedrooms
  • Designer lighting fixture package; “Decora” rocker panel switches; 4 USB ports
  • CAT6 wiring, TV cable & telephone jacks per plans; low-voltage panel
  • Ceiling fan pre-wires for all rooms and 5 ceiling fan installations
  • Safety ground fault receptacles in all wet areas; 3 exterior weatherproof GFI outlets
  • 2 Garage door openers with 2 remotes; door chime
  • Whole house surge protection


  • Insulated, 8’ high, composite constructed front entry doors with designer glass inserts
  • 8′ high interior doors throughout
  • 10′ ceilings throughout
  • Choice of decorative interior bypass, swing style or bi-fold doors; levers or knobs hardware
  • Security deadbolts on all exterior doors
  • 5 1/4″ wood base trim moulding and selection of trim for door frames
  • 6 1/4″ wood crown moulding in all tray ceilings
  • 10’ high ceilings, crown moulding included in all tray ceilings (per plans)
  • Ventilated shelving in all closets and laundry room


  • Plywood cabinet boxes; choice of wood cabinet doors with 42” uppers
  • Crown molding, light rail, show-back, trash pull-out for kitchen cabinets and choice of hardware; soft closing drawers and doors
  • Wide selection of granite for counter-tops with 15-year sealant & replacement warranty
  • 16″ tiled back-splash or 4” granite back-splash; under-mounted stainless steel sink
  • Moen “Brantford” or “Arbor” kitchen faucet in chrome
  • Energy Star* rated, stainless steel appliances including French-Door style refrigerator with ice & water
  • Additional appliances: 5 burner glass-top cook-top with convection range below, dishwasher, microwave, and in-sink garbage disposal


  • Master bathroom has garden tub, comfort height toilet, shower tiled to ceiling, 8” sink faucet spread; all other bathrooms have elongated toilets and showers tiled to 8′ high
  • Full width mirrors over all vanities; Moen “Eva” or “Brantford” faucets in chrome
  • Plywood cabinet boxes; choice of wood cabinet doors on vanities with choice of hardware
  • Granite counter-tops with 15-year sealant & replacement warranty
  • 4” granite back-splash with under-mounted, porcelain rectangular, round or oval sinks
  • Tiled shower niches – 1 large or 2 small in master bathroom; 1 small niche in other bathrooms
  • Tiled shower seat in master bathroom shower
  • Designer chrome towel racks and paper holders


  • Wind-rated sectional steel overhead garage doors, all 8′ high
  • “Spanish lace” ceiling texture & “orange peel” texture on interior walls
  • Lace textured interior block walls in garage
  • Florida Paints “Legacy” premium latex interior paint on interior walls, 3 interior paint colors plus 1 trim paint color
  • Florida Paints “Glades” premium, mildew, chalk, and alkali resistant 100% acrylic exterior paint
  • Concrete allowance of 1,000 square feet for driveway, walkways and sidewalks
  • Water softener loop
  • Laundry tub with faucet
  • 3 exterior hose bibs
  • Floratam or Bahia sod, allowance of $3, 500
  • Sprinkler irrigation system with rain sensor, allowance of $1,800
  • Landscaping allowance of $1,000

*Revised January 22, 2020

*Specifications are subject to change without notice. Builder reserves the right to substitute for items of like quality. • CBC1257032 • © ROTUNDA HOMES INC 2009-2020