New Home Features | Berkshire Crossing of Avon, CT

The planned community at Berkshire Crossing in Avon, CT will continue the award-winning construction that has come to define the By Carrier name. All of the custom homes we design and build is done with careful attention to the features that will make each of the homes energy efficient, comfortable and unique to each individual homeowner. From exterior features that include Masonite fiberglass door systems, low maintenance paver front walks and porches and lifetime GAF Timberline Architectural fiberglass asphalt roofing shingles to interior accents such as dramatic vaulted and cathedral ceilings, custom lighting, extensive trim package and tile floors in the bathrooms and laundry, By Carrier goes above and beyond the standards for a custom home and delivers high quality living spaces that are built to last.

Note: The features below are subject to change without notice. Contact us for clarification and status of any features in the list below.


  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
  • 10” Thick Concrete Foundation Reinforced with Steel
  • 2”x 6” Exterior Wall Framing
  • Engineered Floor Systems
  • Steel and Laminated Veneer Lumber Supporting Beams
  • 200Amp Electrical Service
  • Ground Fault Interrupt (GFI) Kitchen, Baths & Garage
  • Pex Water Supplies & PVC Plumbing Drains
  • Rough Plumbed for Central Vacuum
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Nine Foot Poured Basement Walls


  • Lifetime GAF Timberline Architectural Fiberglass Asphalt Roofing Shingles
  • Low Maintenance Mastic Carved Wood Siding with Cedar Impression Accents
  • Masonite Fiberglass Doors Systems
  • Amarr Carriage House Design Steel Insulated Garage Doors with Key Pad Entry & Automatic Openers
  • Low Maintenance Paver Front Walk & Porch
  • Rear Paver Patio, Covered Paver Deck or Deck and Paver Pad on Walkout Lot


  • European Style Tile Shower with Granite Finishes in Master Bath with Dual Shower Heads & Granite Countertop
  • MAXX Aker Shower/Tub Combination in Main Bath
  • Beadboard and Pedestal Sink in Powder Room, Paint Selection
  • Elongated Comfort Height Commodes
  • Moen Faucets & Bathroom Accessories

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Star Certified
  • Vinyl Clad Wood Windows with Low-E, Argon Filled Glass w/ White Inserts and Full Insect Screens
  • R-42 Fiberglass Insulation in Roof Ceiling
  • R-19 Fiberglass Insulation in Exterior Walls
  • R-13 Fiberglass Insulation in Laundry & Bathroom Walls
  • R-13 Fiberglass Insulation in Walls Adjoining the Master Bedroom & Great Room
  • R-10 Foam Board on Interior Basement Foundation Walls
  • 98%+ Efficient Carrier Infinity 2-Zone Natural Gas Forced Air Heating System
  • High Efficiency 17 Seer Carrier Infinity Central Air Conditioning
  • Carrier Infinity Electronic Programmable Thermostats
  • 98%+ Efficient Navien Natural Gas Tank-less Water Heater


  • Dramatic Vaulted & Cathedral Ceilings*
  • Nine Foot Ceiling Height First & Second* Floors
  • Decorative Interior Doorways and Columns*
  • Masonite Interior Doors
  • Dining Room Finished with Tray Ceiling, Crown Molding, Shadow Box, Chair Rail & Paint Selection
  • Red Oak Hardwood Flooring w/ Wood HVAC Grates
  • Tile Floors in Bathrooms and Laundry
  • Natural Gas Fireplace w/ Slate, Marble, or Granite Surround and Mantel in Oak or Paint Grade
  • Custom Lighting
  • Finished Garage with Painted Walls and Trim
  • Eight Phone/ Cable Outlets
  • GE Security Package
  • Royco Custom Closet(s) in the Master Bedroom
  • Extensive Trim Package


  • Genuine Wood Crafted Cabinetry
  • Granite Countertops & Tile Backsplash in Kitchen
  • Stainless Steel Under-mount Sink & Moen Faucet
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
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