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Oct 20, 2017

Two Luxury Rancher/Bungalow Style Homes For Sale at The Gales

The Gales new ocean view homeThe Gales continues to construct additional luxury homes for their beautiful ocean view community in Ladysmith.

Currently, two more patio homes are under construction, with framing now underway on these new rancher/bungalow style homes, #18 and #19. These new patio homes are very spacious, offering 1,820 sq. ft. and include a large crawl space with plenty of storage. 

The Gales has one new luxury ocean view home completely finished and ready for occupancy, featuring 1,000 sq. ft. on the top floor and 1,555 sq. ft. on the ground floor. This stunning new home is being offered for sale at $649,900.

Come and take a look at this award winning development, located in the charming community of Ladysmith on Vancouver Island.

For more information contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty

Office: (250) 245-0545 
Toll-Free: 1-877-252-2252


Oct 19, 2017

Vancouver Island Offers Adventure and Fun at Every Turn

Comox estuaryTraveling to Vancouver Island as a tourist typically means taking in the ocean air at one of the many beaches or beach resorts, hiking along forest trails or mountain peaks, biking, paddling, golfing or taking on any number of active adventures. With world class spas and restaurants, finding time to relax is easy.

The natural beauty - combined with a mild climate year-round, friendly towns and multiple recreating activities - is also turning many tourists into full time residents!  Watch some video highlights here.

A recent article in the Calgary Herald highlights this trend in the Comox Valley:

“When people come into the recreation centre, we ask, ‘are you visiting or new to the area?’” says Leah Knutson, The Village of Cumberland’s manager of recreation. “Fifty per cent are visitors, and we say, ‘watch out, you are going to end up living here.’”

The Calgary Herald heard that many new Comox Valley residents were attracted to the area because of the active, outdoor lifestyle, including surfing, paddle boarding or fishing on the lake or ocean, rock climbing, or skiing at Mount Washington.

The Ridge is a new residential development in the City of Courtenay, in the Comox Valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island.

To learn more about this community, contact the developers:
Phone: Bruce Clapham 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com
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Looking for map? Find one here



Oct 18, 2017

Parkside Lifestyle Homes Offers Built Green Silver Certification Townhomes in Courtenay

Parkside Townhomes CourtenayRegistration is now complete for Parkside Lifestyle Homes, a 33-unit townhouse project, accessible from the west end of 13th Street, adjacent to Tarling Park in Courtenay in the Comox Valley. 

Roads have been paved and all of the services have been installed in preparation for home construction, and the first phase of townhomes is expected to begin going up soon.

Phase 1 will include seven units and Phase 2 will include eight units. A total of 33 new homes will be built in four phases. The design of the project includes 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom homes built in triplex and fourplex styles.

The new townhomes are approximately 1,220 sq. ft. in size and will include the following features: oversized crawl spaces; gas furnace; gas BBQ hookup; six appliances and window coverings.

This development will be built to the high standard of Built Green Silver Certification.

Pre-construction pricing of $304,800 is being offered to the first five buyers and the remaining units are priced at $314,800 each. These new homes are being built by Nicon Developments Ltd., building quality homes on Vancouver Island since 1976.

For more information, contact Art Meyers or Michael Emerson at Royal LePage in the Comox Valley at 250.334.3124 or contact Art Meyers directly at 250.207.1879.

Oct 13, 2017

Learn About Independent Living Offered at Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay with a Thursday Night Dinner and Tour

Riverside Senior Living CommunityRiverside Senior Living in Courtenay has opened its one bedroom show suite which features 640 sq. ft. of living space along with in-suite storage and a patio with stunning views of the Courtenay River. Situated in downtown Courtenay, adjacent to the Best Western Westerly Hotel, Riverside Senior Living will offer many services and facilities through the hotel, including: swimming and fitness facilities; a social lounge and games room; and high tea / happy hours.

The Best Western Westerly already caters to seniors with their weekly Seniors’ Buffet Dinner, which is served Thursdays from 5-9 for only $10.99. This is a popular night, so be sure to reserve your space by calling 250.338.7741.

Residents of Riverside Senior Living’s independent retirement living suites will enjoy three chef-prepared meals daily, as well as have the option of in-room dining via hotel room service (for an additional cost) or preparing small snacks or meals in their kitchenettes. The Westerly Hotel also provides three dining choices, and the downtown Courtenay location means easy access to retail outlets, grocery store, pharmacy and medical and dental offices.

This new Comox Valley retirement community will welcome its first residents in the Spring of 2018. Book a Thursday night dinner at the Westerly Hotel today and take a tour of the newly opened show suite.

For more information about Riverside Senior Living, contact 250.331.4010 or register on their  website.

Oct 07, 2017

The Ridge in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island Welcomes New Residents

Ocean view hoems at The RidgeThe Ridge in Courtenay has welcomed many new residents to their community over the past two years, and word is getting out that the residents at The Ridge welcome newcomers. This summer's neighbourhood party was a huge success, with 150 people attending and enjoying the festivities. 

More residents will be moving to The Ridge over the course of the next year as construction is about to get started on new homes in Phase 2. 

The Ridge is a new sustainable community in South Courtenay featuring spectacular views of the Comox Glacier and surrounding mountains, as well as views of Comox Bay. Residents of all ages enjoy the dedicated park land and walking trails throughout the community. The Ridge is located in the Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island.

For directions, please follow The Ridge's map, as Google Maps does not have the project updated. Find a map here.

Contact the developer today to learn more:

Bruce Clapham 
Mobile: 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce [at] mail.com
Website: www.theridgebc.com


Oct 06, 2017

New Independent Living Retirement Suites Opening in Downtown Courtenay

The show suite at Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay is now open for viewing. Book a tour today and learn about the amenities and services of the Comox Valley’s newest seniors’ independent living community.

Situated along the Courtenay Riverwalk, adjacent to the Best Western Westerly Hotel, these new retirement living suites offer a choice between 320 sq ft studio units and 640 sq ft one bedroom spaces. The suites all feature kitchenettes with full size refrigerators.

All of these Vancouver Island retirement living units come with a host of amenities included in the monthly fee, including: heat, hydro and basic cable, housekeeping; three prepared meals daily; social areas including a media lounge, fitness facility, indoor pool, games room; three onsite dining options; and a variety of scheduled activities.

At Riverside Senior Living, the downtown Courtenay location means you are only steps from amenities including: grocery, pharmacy and other retail services; restaurants and entertainment; and the green space provided by the Courtenay Riverwalk. Many of the suites also feature beautiful views of the Courtenay River.

Riverside Senior Living is set to welcome its first residents in Spring 2018. Tour their show suite today and learn about the amenities and activities they offer.

To book a tour, call 250.331.4010 or visit RiversideSeniorLiving.ca to learn more.


Sep 26, 2017

New Real Estate Opportunities in Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community

Cambridge Park Estates Crown IsleIntroducing the Newest Phases of The Rise and Cambridge Park Estates at Crown Isle.

The Real Estate Team in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf community are excited to announce that they are very close to receiving City of Courtenay approval for construction drawings on the expansion of two major subdivisions within the community.

Site services and road work are expected to commence this winter, with paving scheduled to take place in the Spring when the asphalt plant re-opens for 2018. They are forecasting to have registration on the lots sometime in late April / early May of 2018.

There are 69 lots being released in Phase III of The Rise (north side of Ryan Road) and 67 lots in the extension of Crown Isle Drive, Cambridge Park Estates. Lot prices in The Rise are expected to start at $195,000 and in Cambridge Park Estates at $250,000. 

Silver Sand Land Corp. and Silverado Land Corp, the two Real Estate Development Divisions of the Crown Isle community, will begin taking reservations on Proposed Building Lots both phases in September. Pricing is subject to change.

For more information on the reservation process please contact:
Jason Andrew, Director of Sales  
Cell: 250.207.0070 Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca


Sep 21, 2017

Phase 2 Ready for New Homes at The Ridge in Courtenay

Construction on new homes in Phase 2 of The Ridge will be underway this month. This phase consists of 43 lots, with some featuring stunning views of the ocean and of the surrounding mountains.

The developers plan to add an additional 100 lots in the next phase, which will to come onto the market in the summer of 2018. All of these lots will include zoning for a secondary suite.

The Ridge is a new sustainable residential community in South Courtenay and is a picture-perfect location for building a new home in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.

Contact The Ridge to register as a “prospective client” for more information on their new residential lots for sale that will be available in 2018.

Phone: Bruce Clapham 250.650.8588
Website: theridgebc.com
Follow them on Facebook
Looking for map? Find one here.

Sep 19, 2017

Make the Move to The Gales in Ladysmith

The GalesWhat would prompt you to move across the country for the perfect home? Sometimes the reason is obvious - a stunning new home with ocean views in a friendly Vancouver Island town. All of this makes moving to The Gales in Ladysmith an easy choice. 

One couple shared with 1stView how they picked The Gales.

"We found The Gales after years of looking," said this couple, who moved from Ontario. "Our visitors tell us we have a “Million Dollar View” and we agree. The hilltop terrace design gives us a beautiful panoramic view overlooking Ladysmith Harbour and the nearby islands, with the scenic Coastal Mountains in the background.

"We never tire of watching the world go by from our bedroom, kitchen, dining or living room windows. You never know what you may see from resident eagles, to killer whales visiting the harbour. All of these scenes are beautifully framed in large picture windows in rooms with soaring ceilings. The skylight in the kitchen adds to the bright open atmosphere in a great layout.

"There is so much to do in our small town, and on the island. We are also within a short commuting distance of two major city centres. We feel very lucky to call this wonderful place home."

If you would like to experience the homes at The Gales for yourself, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko to learn more about the new patio home currently listed for sale.

: 1.866.315.0545
: 250.245.0545



Sep 16, 2017

Pre-construction Pricing Announced for Parkside Lifestyle Townhomes in the Comox Valley

Site construction is underway for a new townhouse project in Courtenay on beautiful Vancouver Island.

Parkside Lifestyle Homes is a new 33-unit development offering spacious three-bedroom and three-bathroom units that are being built in the Comox Valley. These new townhomes will include a gas furnace, a six-piece appliance package, blinds and window coverings, as well as an oversized crawl space which is perfect for storage or a play area. 

Realtors Art Meyers and Michael Emerson are pleased to announce special pre-construction pricing on the new townhomes/townhouses for sale. These new townhomes will be built as duplexes, tri-plexes and four-plexes and will feature a minimum of 1,350 sq. ft. All of these new townhomes will feature a landscaped yard, a garage and room for parking for your visitors!

An incentive package of $10,000 is being offered for the first 10 purchasers. These units are priced to sell quickly at $314,800.

Contact them today for more information regarding floor plans and colour schemes:

Realtors Art Meyers or Michael Emerson at Royal LePage at 250.334.3124.
Art Meyers: Cell 250.207.1879


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