Area of Home:

 

Owner Name: Chris Vander Hout

 

Type of building (home, cottage, studio, cabin): Residence

 

Number of bedrooms/bathrooms:2 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms

 

Special rooms (library, den, great room, study, observatory, etc.): Integrated solarium for passive solar gain

 

Construction method (load-bearing, post and beam, hybrid): Post and Beam

 

Square footage: 1700

 

Number of stories (one, one and one half, two): 1

 

Stage of completion: 80%

 

Date of occupancy: Jan 05

 

Other unique systems/features of the building: Composting toilet/ Greywater, Wood logged from property used for siding, decking, trim and interior doors

 

Builder (owner, contractor, both): Owner

 

Designer (name and phone number):

 

Architect (name and phone number): Martin Liefheber

 

Engineered components (full plans, wall system, foundation, floor and roof trusses):

 

Engineer (name and phone number):

 

Volunteer participation: Bale raising

 

Building Inspector: Ray Holiday

 

Ease of getting building permit: fine

 

Length of time to build (start to occupancy): 8 months

 

Foundation method and material(s) (slab on grade, shallow insulated edge thickend slab, floating slab): Frost walls/ basement

 

Roof style (gable, hip, etc.): Shed and flat/ living

 

Roofing method and material(s) (engineered trusses, A trusses, scissor trusses, compant roof, insulspan, etc.): Engineered Rafters

 

Bale wall style (edge stacked, flat stacked, in-fill, load bearing, etc.): Flat stacked

 

Notes on bale walls (ie, pinned or not, mesh, framing material/style): meshed and stiched

 

Plastering methods/materials (exterior and interior, cement/lime/sand, clay/lime, hemp fiber, etc.): Cement lime and Clay interior walls

 

Finish layer methods/materils (exterior and interior, structolite, lime slip, brused, troweled, rolled, sprayed, etc.): paint/ rolled

 

Colourant added (pigment, paint including type, acid etch, chemical wash, etc.):

 

Other insulation materials (including attic and wall penetrations if any):

 

Window style/materials (wood, aluminum, vinyl, double hung, casement, low E, gas filled including gas, other films or coatings): Fiberglass, Heat mirror/low E

 

Heat source(s) (water tank, boiler, cook stove, wood stove, etc.): Wood stove

 

Fuels used (wood, propane, natural gas, etc.): propane cook stove and wood

 

Cooling source(s) (air conditioning, ground water or pond loop, evaporator, etc.): Natural ventilation/ good insulation

 

Electrical source/system: Grid

 

Water collection/distribution system (drilled well, dug well, rain barrels, cloud catcher, etc.): Dug well

 

Sewage collection/disposal system (sewer, septic, Eco-Flow, Waterloo, etc.): Clivus Multrum

 

Additions/renovations:

 

Cost for per square foot (what does it include):

 

Other information you'd like to share:

 

Street Address: 111284 Grey Road#3, Ayton Ontario

 

Nearest Town/City: Hanover

 

Driving Directions:

 

From Guelph

Go north on Hwy 6 to Regional Rd. 7 ( a few kilometers )

Take a left on 7 to go through Elora up to Teviotdale.

Continue straight past Teviotdale ( 7 turns into Hwy 9 and there is an Esso gas bar on that corner)

Got through Harriston

A few kilometers past Harriston turn Right on Ayton Rd.( there is a Jim Harkness Equipment sales on that corner)

Follow this road towards Ayton.

Ayton road turns into Grey Rd. #3 at the first crossroad.

There are a couple of 90 degree turns so watch for the Ayton signs.

Our property is on Grey Rd. # 3 .

You will come to a valley where the South Saugeen River flows under the road.

We are the first left before the river, with a steep inclined driveway.

There is a Blue sign with our street # 111284 on the drive.

If you go too far and are North of the river, there is a Junior Farmers Park on the left side of the road.( Rest Area)

Approximately 1 ¾ hrs from Dundas.

Enjoy the drive.

 

 

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