Quality Villa Construction
Led by a visionary developer, the Luperon Ocean Estates team has brought the highest levels of North American construction and design standards to the Dominican Republic.
Luxury villa construction is not about bling, its building high quality, using best in class methods and technology that lasts. Details that are sensitive to modern luxury lifestyles and overall Building a lasting villa that is highly rentable and sustainable in its value for the home owner.
Standard of Construction & Equipment
All Villas shall be constructed to plans provided by architect and engineers, stamped by licensed Dominican Structural, Electrical and Sanitary Engineers for submittal to Obras Publicas (Public Works) for appropriate building permits. Villas shall be constructed to a high international standard.
All pitched and flat roofs shall be constructed of reinforced poured concrete with a minimum thickness of 12cm. Roofs shall be finished fine with a skim coat of panete. Roof styles shall include tiled barrel. Flat roofs shall be treated with a water proofing product for an impermeable membrane.
Walls shall be constructed using poured reinforced concrete walls without block infill, tying all together for a monolithic structure.
all non-foundation floor slabs shall be minimum 12 cm (5-inch) reinforced concrete.
all villas shall be constructed with either poured 8-inch reinforced concrete stem walls on poured footings or with a “Plataforma” type foundation
Standard floor finishes shall include ceramic or porcelain or polished concrete with color and pattern. Bathrooms shall have tiled floors throughout as well as tiled wallsto 1.00 meter except in shower stalls where tile shall extend to a height of 1.80 meters
All ceilings shall be finished with panete, a mix of sand and cement, trowelled on like plaster. The panete forms a water-resistant barrier and can be finished rough, smooth or with patterns. The panete is then painted in water-resistant primer and 2 coats of final color.
MOD for cast cement cupped tiles
Interior Wall Finishes
All Interiorwalls shall be finished with panete, a mix of sand and cement, trowelled on like plaster. The panete forms a water-resistant interior barrier and can be finished rough, smooth or with patterns. The panete is then painted in water-resistant primer and 2 coats of final color.
Exterior Wall Finishes
All Exterior walls shall be finished with panete, a mix of sand and cement, trowelled on like plaster. The panete forms a water-resistant exterior barrier and can be finished rough, smooth or with patterns. The panete is then painted in water-resistant primer and 2 coats of final color.
Windows & Doors
Exterior Doors and Windows
Exterior doors and windows supplied shall be manufactured from a superior grade aluminum, powder-coated, anodized or otherwise protected from airborne salt. Full-height glass door units, whether swing or sliding, shall be furnished with tempered glass. Hardware shall be aluminium or stainless steel.
Primary Entrance Door
The main entry door shall be offered in coated or painted steel or wood, set with 3 stainless steel hinges per door. Wood shall be roble (oak) or other hardwood. No pine or other soft wood shall be used. Finishes shall include stain, stain and varnish or paint.
Window & Door Hardware
Hardware for manufactured exterior units shall be as supplied by maker. Exterior and Interior doors of wood shall be equipped with stainless or high-nickel finish hardware from Qwikset, or Otiti.
Interior doors shall be solid-core wood, either raised-panel or shaker-style, set with 3 stainless steel hinges per door. Wood shall be roble (oak) or other hardwood. No pine or other soft wood shall be used. Finishes shall include stain, stain and varnish or paint.
Equipment, Fixture & Appliances
Kitchen Cabinetry and Hardware
All cabinetry shall be of solid wood construction with no press-board or other loose-composite paneling. Finish of cabinets shall be stain, rubbed-look, varnish or paint. Hardware shall be of salt-resistant type, stainless steel where practicable.
Bathroom Vanities, Cabinets
All cabinetry shall be of solid wood construction with no press-board or other composite paneling. Finish of cabinets shall be stain, rubbed-look, varnish or paint. Hardware shall be of salt-resistant type, stainless steel where practicable.
Units supplied for each bedroom shall be manufactured by TGM or equal with wall unit/diffuser and exterior condenser unit for each bedroom.
All fixed lighting fixture shall be supplied with best in class LED energy efficient from North America manufactures with strong warranty
Solar Water Heater
All Villas can be equipt with small low impact solar water heaters. These are typically located with maximum Sun exposure and provide abundant hot water on demand for Showers and sinks.
Fan with integral light supplied for each bedroom, dining area and living area.
Standard household washer and dryer shall be manufactured by GE, Maytag, Samsung or equal. A concrete laundry sink with faucet set shall be supplied.
Bathroom Faucets, Mixers, Hardware
Shall be manufactured by Moen, Elvex, Tilvix or Kohler or equal, supplied in chrome finish.
Toilets, sinks and tubs shall be manufactured by Kohler, Elvex or American Standard or equal, supplied in bone or white.
Exterior door shall have 1 wall-mount light except entry door which shall have 2. High-capacity security lights shall be supplied. Garage / Carport shall have overhead surface-mount fixture. Front Walkway shall have 2 ground-mount area light fixtures. Pool terrace shall have 4 ground-mount area lights.
All appliances including standard stove with oven, double sink, refrigerator and dishwasher shall be manufactured by GE, Maytag, Samsung, KitchenAid or equal. Sink shall be double stainless-steel with single-lever hardware/spray by Kohler, Moen, Elvex or equal.
Pools & Kioskos
Gunnite pools are available in various sizes, depths and Configurations. Choices of entrys, water line tile work, filtration systems and various pool pumps options are avaiable from our locally produced and Supported suppliers. Salt water options and black bottom pools are Additional choices which can save maintance and keep you pool warmer in the evening.
Traditional kioskos are fabricated from local log timber and thatched roofs. These kioskos are constructed on site to custom sizes and configurations. Strong and supportive of the need for shaded areas in the pool deck or backyard.