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Bloom into life at The Nurseries

The homes in The Nurseries are exceptionally well designed and finished, and include modern kitchens and bathrooms, along with a host of energy-efficient features. These beautiful houses, designed by Extend Architects, bring together a high level of style and sophistication with the practical needs of modern life.

Energy Efficiency

The houses at The Nurseries have been built with sustainability at the forefront of their design. The levels of energy efficiency far exceed traditional residential developments with a BER rating of A2-A3.

Each home has built in features that assist in reducing its energy requirements including PV panels, modern highly efficient boilers, mechanical ventilation and heat recovery, triple glazing and thermostatically controlled radiators.  This modern specification ensures lower energy usage and higher levels of comfort for the home owner. Further details of the energy saving technology used at The Nurseries include;

Energy Efficiency

  • Triple glazed aluminium clad windows supplied by leading Scandinavian window manufacturers, Nordan. Triple glazing enhances sound insulation and reduces heat loss in the winter and prevents heat conduction in the Summer.
  • Constructed with superior levels of insulation in the roof, walls and floors
  • High performance pipe insulation is used on all internal pipework to reduce any heat loss
  • An air tightness membrane has been incorporated into the houses to reduce heat loss
  • Roof mounted Joule PV panels provide additional green energy
  • Mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system allows for 24-hour controlled ventilation
  • Electric car charging points to each home helping to promote a cleaner environment
  • Remote access control to the heating and hot water system by Heatmiser Neo
  • Thermostatically controlled radiators
  • Dual flush systems to all WC’s for enhanced water conservation
External Finishes
Triple Glazing
Enviromentally
Friendly
Remote Heat Control
From your Phone
Electric Car
Charging

Energy Efficiency

  • High quality low maintenance render and brick finishes
  • The external brick colours vary from a Tiffany red brick for the detached houses to a Lena yellow white brick for the semi-detached and terraced houses. The render finish varies accordingly
  • Seamless aluminium fascia, soffits, gutters and downpipes
  • Reconstituted stone cills
  • External lighting provided on the front and back of each house
  • High quality hard and soft landscaping to the driveways

External Windows & Doors

  • Triple glazed aluminium clad windows supplied by Nordan, one of Scandinavia’s leading window and door manufacturers
  • High performance Balmoral secure front door by Nordan with multi point locking system

Internal Doors and Ironmongery

  • Stylish and contemporary internal doors with horizontal groove lines
  • Stainless steel door levers

Internal Finishes

  • All walls and ceilings will be plaster skimmed and painted in a neutral colour
  • Attractive handrail to stairs
  • Brushed stainless steel sockets and switches to the kitchen
  • 2.5m ceiling heights to the ground floor and 2.4m to the first floor

Kitchen

  • Contemporary handleless kitchen supplied by KUBE to include soft self-closing mechanisms as standard, under counter LED lighting and a Silestone Carrera counter top. The wall units and double height units are in a modern slate grey whilst the base units are in a contrasting and attractive satin grey.
  • Kitchen appliances include a Miele combination oven, Neff fridge freezer, Neff dishwasher and modern Elica downdraft induction hob and extractor.
  • Blanco kitchen sink & taps

Kitchen (Terrace Houses)

  • The handleless kitchen in the terrace houses are supplied by KUBE to include soft self-closing mechanisms as standard, under counter LED lighting and a Silestone Carrera counter top. All the kitchen units in these houses are in the lighter satin grey. (Houses 22, 23, 24 and 25)
  • The Bay (B2) houses (Houses 22 & 25) have an appliances package that includes a Miele combination oven, Neff fridge freezer, Neff dishwasher and Miele induction hob and Elica integrated extractor hood.
  • The Cherry (C) houses (Houses 23 & 24) have an appliance package that includes a Neff oven and microwave, Neff fridge freezer, Neff dishwasher, Neff induction hob and Elica integrated extractor hood

Utility

  • Where present, utility rooms are fitted with Kube HPL kitchen units and matching counter top in a satin grey with attractive handles. The utilities also include a sink and are plumbed for a washer machine

Bathrooms & En-Suites

  • High quality Ideal Standard sanitary ware throughout
  • All WC’s are wall mounted with concealed cisterns and include an attractive chrome dual flush plate
  • Stonework Grey Italian porcelain floor and wall tiles provided by Tech Tiles
  • Ideal Standard shower doors are fitted to all shower units
  • Low profile shower trays throughout
  • Thermostatically controlled showers with a rainfall shower head and separate shower hose to most homes
  • Heated chrome towel rail to main bathroom and en-suites

Wardrobes

  • Stylish and contemporary painted handless wardrobes supplied by Tegre Wardrobes

Electrical

  • Mode 3 electric car charging points to each home by GARO
  • Smoke, heat and carbon monoxide detectors fitted as standard
  • Wired for an intruder alarm
  • Recessed under counter LED lighting to the kitchens
  • All houses are wired for Virgin Media, Eir and Sky broadband in the living room, family room and master bedroom
  • External lighting provided on the front and rear of each house
  • USB sockets to kitchen and master bedroom
  • A mix of pendant lighting and recessed LED lights are used throughout

Heating and Ventilation

  • Highly efficient A-Rated condensing gas boiler by Glow Worm
  • For comfort underfloor heating has been installed to the ground floor of the houses, whilst the upper floors have thermostatically controlled radiators
  • Three zone programmer with digital thermostat control to the ground floor
  • Analogue thermostats to the upper floors
  • Pressurised hot and cold-water system throughout the house
  • The Heatmiser Neo system allows for remote access to the heating and hot water system giving optimum control of energy usage. App download and subscription fee required.
  • Roof mounted PV panels by Joule which will assist in reducing energy bills
  • High levels of insulation in the walls, roof and floors
  • Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation System by Ventaxia. This system is designed for continuous 24-hour exhaust ventilation of stale moist air from the kitchens, bathrooms and en-suites. As the stale air is extracted a heat exchanger within the Ventaxia unit recovers up to 90% of the heat and transfers it into the clean fresh air supply entering the lounge and bedrooms. The benefits of this system are managed ventilation, reduced heat loss and less dust and pollutants as the fresh air entering
    the house is filtered

Rear Gardens

  • Rear gardens are seeded
  • Paved patio area
  • Concrete post and timber fencing between the houses
  • External tap and power socket provided
  • Gas outlet provided for the connection of a barbeque
  • Where applicable a timber side gate is installed

Construction

  • Nearly all the houses at the Nurseries are built using timber frame construction by IJM, with the exception of houses numbered 21-26 which are built using traditional concrete construction

Common Areas

  • Extensive mature landscaping to the open space in the development

Guarantee

  • 10 Year Homebond Guarantee

BER

  • BER range A2-A3