2008-15 Stagebridge, LLC
Stagebridge – Lot Development
Pick land and select a home site before detailed
home design. Design the property with the home in mind, but allow the exploitation
of the land’s natural features.
Allow site, views, access etc. to integrate with design.
Home site should exploit nature views, signature trees and natural features
such as rock outcroppings and streams.
Locate the preferred home site, driveways, access for
emergency vehicles, septic fields, well and utility access in a schematic
fashion to review for workability.
Review with the Stagebridge Community the concept,
including clearing and privacy, home style, material and color possibilities,
and landscape prospects.
Goal is a house which is embedded into the site, not
sitting on top of the site. Establish view corridor and privacy buffers.
Establish number of bedrooms, and match to septic field
Create a home concept, and after your personal review,
review with the Stagebridge Community.
Local Vendors and Tradesmen
Walter Builders has organized
a list of local folks they recommend. Please consider Walter Builders when
planning the construction of your home. They will work with
you to construct a home that fits both lifestyle and pocketbook.
Site Development Plan
Create a park within your lot by defining trails for
vehicles and walking paths. The vehicle trails are useful for construction
and maintenance of the property and may follow old road beds.
Note the natural growth, the signature trees, flowering
trees, plants, etc, as well as water features such as springs and streams.
Site Clearing and Construction
Pay attention to the grading of the site, location
of all access for people, vehicles, utilities etc. Consider septic and well
locations. Work out the flow of people, cars, delivery, emergency vehicles,
water drainage, prevailing winds etc.
Pay attention to land clearing, with the slopes present
at Stagebridge and the forested nature of our community. Brush and trees pushed
down slope may be hard to deal with later. Erosion control is essential in
Grade site before house construction commences: During
basement excavation put a gravel layer around the excavation to control rain
run off and avoid staining of walls.
Construction site should be safe and clean. Waste should
be removed daily so as not to attract pests. Parking of workers’ vehicles
and laydown of materials should be planned in advance and should be out of
sight from the road. Likewise the portable toilet should not be visible from
the road, if possible.
Construction equipment should only be on the site when
being used and parked out of sight if possible. Stagebridge community will
assist in finding out of sight areas to assist the building process.
Please do not block the roads with vehicles or material.
Make sure all vendors and construction drivers know
the details of the roads at Stagebridge such as speed limits, and that they
take care not to cause damage.
Be a good neighbor in regard to traffic, construction
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