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Dec 15, 2017

Welcome Holidays Guests to Your Home at The Ridge in The Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) is set to have its busiest holiday season ever after seeing record passenger growth in 2016.

With friends and family flying to the Comox Valley, residents at The Ridge residential development in Courtenay are putting up the lights, and prepping their guest suites (some lots here are zoned for legal secondary suites)!

More and more people are discovering the year-round beauty of the Comox Valley. The holiday season brings winter activities on Mount Washington, or choose to escape the Canadian winter and enjoy a round of golf or a morning of winter fishing! Courtenay and the surrounding areas are buzzing with concerts, carolling and more to get you in the holidays spirit!

Enjoy easy accessibility to the Comox Valley airport from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton and beyond. Pacific Coastal,  Air Canada and Westjet all provide daily service to YQQ. The Ridge is located only 15 minutes from the Comox Valley Airport.

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

Phone: Bruce Clapham 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com
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Dec 14, 2017

Hampton Gate Phase II, a Gated Community Within Crown Isle

Hampton Gate is Crown Isle's only gated subdivision for single family homes. Tucked away in a private cul-de-sac off of Crown Isle Drive, living here will give you a relaxed sense of calm with many of the homes backing onto Lake 16 or the golf course. 

Looking for a home with a golf course view? Homes by Crown Isle has new homes and lots available in Phase II that feature golf course frontage and/or golf course views. With Phase I now built out, construction has started on eight new homes in Phase II with several more to begin shortly in this sought after neighbourhood. 

Homes by Crown Isle is the perfect choice for a builder to build your new Crown Isle home. Now is the time to contact them to select one of the eight remaining lots in Phase II. Contact the premier builder in Crown Isle: Crown Isle Homes.

For more information:

Contact: Jayson Welsh,                                    
Vice President of Construction

Dec 14, 2017

Parkside Lifestyle Homes - New Townhouses in Courtenay on Vancouver Island

The construction of the new Parkside Lifestyle Homes in Courtenay, in the Comox Valley is scheduled to begin in January of 2018.

Already 14 of the 15 units in Phase 1 and Phase 2 have been pre-sold. The remaining unit - show suite - will also be for sale but not available for immediate occupancy. These homes are expected to be completed in the late spring/early summer of 2018.

Phases 3 and 4, comprised of 18 units are expected to be completed later in 2018.

The design of the homes includes 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms constructed in triplex and a fourplex style. The units are approximately 1,220 sq. ft. in size and will include the following features: oversized crawl spaces, a gas furnace, gas BBQ hookup, six appliances and window coverings. This development has been built to the high standard of Built Green Silver Certification by Nicon Developments Ltd., an award winning builder of new homes on Vancouver Island for 40 years.

Now is the time to make your inquiries on Phases 3 and 4. For more information, contact Art Meyers or Michael Emerson at Royal LePage Comox Valley at 250.334.3124 or contact Art Meyers on his cell at: 250.207.1879

To learn more, visit the Parkside Lifestyle website.

(Note: this is not an offering for sale)

Dec 13, 2017

Renovations Are Underway for the Newest Seniors Independent Care Facility in the Comox Valley

Best Western WesterlyRenovations to create the Riverside Senior Living independent living community at the Best Western Westerly Hotel in downtown Courtenay have begun.

The developers are moving forward to convert existing hotel suites into 48 seniors' residences for Phase 1. The hotel continues to operate at full capacity offering renovated guest rooms and on site dining in two restaurants.

The renovated studio and one bedroom independent living suites will be available for occupancy in the Spring of 2018. Future phases will include an additional 48 units in a four-storey building and a separate seniors amenities building located alongside the river.

The show suite at Riverside Senior Living is now open. If you are visiting friends and relatives during over the holiday season, book a tour of the show suite and learn more about the amenities and more at Riverside Senior Living.

Call 250.331.4010 or register on their website.


Dec 10, 2017

Celebrating the Christmas Season in the Crown Isle Community

Crown Isle resort walkChristmas is a busy time in the Crown Isle community, with the clubhouse serving as the kicking off point for many festive activities. The 16th Annual Gingerbread Village charity silent auction runs Dec 1-18, with the gala finale on the 18th. Come by and view the incredible gingerbread creations and bid on your favourite.

The very popular, volunteer-run, Christmas Village Walk is back this year, with lights, movies and music, sweet treats, Santa and more! Check the website for dates.

On Dec 17, book your spot for Breakfast with Santa, and enjoy photos with the jolly old elf himself, and crafts for the kids.

Crown Isle residents can get in on the fun with the annual Christmas lights decorating contest, with prizes up for grabs for the top 3 decorated homes.

The Crown Isle residents Christmas party is a great way to celebrate the season with friends and the welcoming neighbours. The big event takes place on Dec. 12, and you can purchase your tickets for this night of dinner and dancing at the Crown Isle Real Estate desk in the clubhouse.

Want to be part of the fun? Contact the real estate team to learn about buying or building your “home for the holidays” at Crown Isle:

Jason Andrew
Director of Sales
Phone: 250.207.0070
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Dec 06, 2017

Homes at The Gales are Built by Multi-Award Winning GNB Builders

Choose your new award-winning ocean view home at The Gales in Ladysmith today! The luxury patio homes and condominiums at the Gales are constructed to the highest quality, and Built Green by GNB Builders.
GNB Builders Inc. are home builders with more than 30 years of experience in the building industry. In 2012 GNB Builders was awarded the prestigious BC Built Green Builder of the Year by Department G of Built Green Canada as well as one Gold Care Award and five Silver Care Awards from the Canadian Home Builders Association. In 2013 GNB Builders was awarded with Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award for best company (under 50 employees) and Best Construction Company for the Island from Business Vancouver Island. And in 2016, their work at The Gales won them the Vibe Award for best single family production home.
GNB Builders has built a reputation for quality building, excellent customer service and a company that delivers all that it promises.
The Gales is a 68-home development (42 patio homes & 26 condos in two condo buildings) with ocean and mountain views. From a walk on one of the many local beaches to leisurely strolls through pristine forest right at your back door, the lure of natural wonder is ever beckoning. The homes are designed to take full advantage of the views, and provide large outdoor living spaces from which to enjoy the setting.
Stop by today or contact realtor Keith Mazurenko and "be blown away by The Gales."

Nov 30, 2017

Gather and Celebrate in the Comox Valley with Friends and Family This Holiday Season

Comox Valley ChristmasAs the holiday season begins, many Canadians are visiting friends and relatives across the country. For those traveling to the Comox Valley, a wide variety of events and activities await.

Riverside Senior Living, set in downtown Courtenay, adjacent to the Best Western Westerly Hotel, will be open and offering tours of their show suite through December. Learn how convenient it would be for friends and family to visit and stay at the hotel, while enjoying everything the community has to offer.

Comox Valley holiday traditions include a torch light parade and fireworks at Mount Washington, caroling and garden lights at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, the holiday walk at the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community and seasonal shows including The Nutcracker and Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular at the Sid Williams Theatre.

Make a plan to enjoy these activities and create your own holiday traditions in the Comox Valley.

To arrange a tour and learn more about the amenities at Riverside Senior Living, contact them today!

Nov 23, 2017

The Riverside Senior Living Activity Schedule Will Keep You Busy and Entertained

Riverside Senior Living CourtenayAt Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay, residents of the Comox Valley’s newest independent living community can enjoy an endless variety of activities.

With classes ranging from fitness to cooking and computers, every new day brings new opportunities. Work with a fitness trainer, keep up with your cooking or learn new computer skills. Learn new crafts or spend time in the garden.

Off-site excursions will also be offered.

Special events including high tea and happy hours will be offered throughout the week, meaning you and your visitors - who are always welcome - will always be entertained.

To view the new show suite and learn more about the independent living lifestyle at Riverside Senior Living in downtown Courtenay, contact 250.331.4010 or register on their website.

Nov 22, 2017

Homes by Crown Isle Building in The Rise

The new Homes by Crown Isle show home and information centre is now open Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 4 pm. This beautiful new home is located in The Rise, one of Crown Isle Community’s newest subdivisions.

Built by premier custom builder, Homes by Crown Isle, this two-storey home features views of Georgia Strait and the mainland mountain range.

Are you thinking of moving to the Crown Isle Community? This new home is move-in ready! Listed at $649,900, it is located at 1255 Crown Isle Blvd. You could move in for the holidays! Stop by today and enjoy a tour.

For more information, contact:
Jason Andrew
Director of Sales 
Cell: 250.207.0070    
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Nov 17, 2017

Enjoy Winter Fishing in the Comox Valley

Island Pursuit Sport FishingYes, it is true, it is November, but in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, there are many activities to participate in, especially if you are passionate about fishing.

Did you know that the Comox Valley has a very vibrant winter fishing season? The Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community is partnering with Island Pursuit Sport Fishing, one of the Comox Valley’s premier charter fishing companies to help their resort guests experience the thrill of fishing. While on the fully heated vessel you'll see a variety of marine life and birds.

Enjoy a stay at the Crown Isle Villas and allow Steve Veloso at Island Pursuit Sport Fishing make the arrangements for your day of winter fishing. This is truly West Coast living! After a day on the water, you'll come back to the Crown Isle Clubhouse where you will enjoy West Coast cuisine, complimented by an amazing selection of wine and beer, including award-winning local varieties. Come and visit Crown Isle and Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island.

Jason Andrew
Director of Sales
Phone: 250.207.0070
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Photo courtesy Island Pursuit Sport Fishing


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