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Jul 20, 2018

Coastal Custom Homes now Building at The Ridge in Courtenay

http://www.coastalcustomhomes.ca/One of the newest custom home builders at The Ridge, Coastal Custom Homes, has a new custom home under construction and for sale. It is located at 4184 Remi Place, in the south Courtenay real estate development, The Ridge.

This rancher/bungalow style home is 1,620 sq. ft. and features three bedrooms with a vaulted ceiling in the great room. The bright and sunny kitchen is open to the great room, which features fantastic views of Comox Bay and the local mountain ranges. It also includes a covered back deck and a two-car garage.

Dean Verschuur, of Coastal Custom Homes, prides himself on designing a custom home for the lot he is building on. He purposely designs the footprint of each new custom home on the lot to take advantage of the brightness, the surroundings, and the views.

This new one-level home features west coast style exterior timber accents and is scheduled for completion in mid-August.

For more information on pricing, please contact the owner, Dean Verschuur:
Cell: 250-465-2205
Email: Dean@coastalcustomhomes.ca

Jul 19, 2018

New Townhomes and Duplexes for Sale in Courtenay, BC

Phases 1 and 2 (15 units) have sold out at Parkside Lifestyle Homes in Courtenay. Phase 3 of the Phase 4 project consists of eight duplexes and townhouses, which are available now at pre-construction pricing.

The new, two-storey homes for sale are approximately 1,220 sq. ft. in size and will include the following features: three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an open-style living room and kitchen, a gas furnace, gas BBQ hookup, six appliances, a window covering package, a garage, two outdoor patios, oversized crawl spaces, landscaping and more.

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, prices are expected to start at $389,000.

For more information on these new duplex homes for sale in Courtenay, BC, on beautiful Vancouver Island, contact: 
Realtor Art Meyers
Cell: 250.207.1879
Royal LePage in the Comox Valley: 250.334.3124

Jul 17, 2018

Crown Isle Marks 25 Years with a Big Celebration!

In 1993, Crown Isle officially opened its 18 Hole Championship Golf course, the centerpiece to what has become one of Western Canada’s premier golf resort communities. Join them to celebrate this milestone on July 27 and 28.

Golf at original 1993 rates on Friday, July 27 or try for the big prizes on Saturday, July 28 in their Par 3 Hole-in-One Bonanza!

Dance the night away with classic 50s & 60s tunes with Ruckus on Friday after a BBQ Pig Roast dinner, or enjoy savory Prime Rib on Saturday night and then get down to Motown and R&B with Souled Out. The Classic Car Show will also be on exhibit on Saturday, featuring 1960s & 70s American muscle cars and traditional hot rods.

Friday, July 27:
Golf on the course at 1993 rates Book your tee time in the Pro Shop
Outdoor BBQ Pig Roast including live entertainment and dancing with RUKUS Cost: $75

Saturday, July 28:
Par 3 – Hole-In-One Bonanza with over $1,000,000 in Hole-In-One prizes available, plus additional opportunities to win (putting contest,18th hole shootout, draw prizes).
Prime Rib Outdoor Dinner & Dance, enjoy great food, music and dancing! Cost: $100  

Call Crown Isle for more information: 250.703.5000.

Jul 03, 2018

Scratch-and-Save to Beat the Heat this Month at Budget Blinds of the North Island

Now is the time to save at Budget Blinds of the North Island. They’re having a scratch-and-save sale this July that can earn you 25-40% off your order.

With summer heating up, consider new window covering to keep your home cool - you’ll save on your purchase and on heating and cooling costs in your home with the right blinds, shades or curtains.

Here are just a few option to consider:

  • Honeycomb shades are designed with honeycomb-shaped cells, which are designed enhance your home’s energy efficiency by keeping air from escaping or entering your home.

  • Hardwood shutters have an insulating design to make indoor spaces cooler in summer and warmer in winter, keeping your room at an ideal temperature.

  • Window film deflects 99% of damaging UV rays, lessening heat gain and protecting your furniture against harmful UV damage.

Contact the design team at Budget Blinds of the North Island and arrange for a free in-home consultation and find the best solution for your home. And all July order will have a chance to scratch-and-save from 25-40%.

Visit the showroom at 8 - 2663 Kilpatrick Avenue in Courtenay, call 250.338.8564 or request a free in-home consultation online.


Jun 29, 2018

Fish and Golf on the Same Day in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island

Island Pursuit Sport FishingCrown Isle Resort has planned the perfect outing planned for you, where you can golf Crown Isle's Championship course and go fishing on the same day. They are offering a new package called the Daily Double. Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community has partnered with Island Pursuit Sport Fishing, one of the Comox Valley’s premier charter fishing companies to help their guests experience the thrill of fishing. 

Play the championship 18-hole golf course offering fun for golf enthusiasts at all levels of play, and fish from the comfortable, heated vessel and catch salmon or halibut - all in the same day!

Come and stay at the Crown Isle Villas and allow Steve Veloso at Island Pursuit Sport Fishing make the arrangements for your fishing trip. Visit Crown Isle and the Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island. This is truly West Coast living!

For more information on homes or lots for sale in Courtenay, contact:
Jason Andrew, Director of Real Estate
Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community
Cell: 250.207.0070    


Jun 22, 2018

Building Lots For Sale at Crown Isle in Courtenay

Are you looking for the perfect building lot to build your dream home? Crown Isle Golf Course and Community has current and future building lots for sale.

One of their most established areas, Hampton Gate, is Crown Isle's only gated, single family subdivision. Hampton Gate has only four building lots left for sale, ranging in price from $239,900 to $299,900. Tucked away in a private cul-de-sac off of Crown Isle Drive, you can choose an internal lot or a scenic fairway lot which looks onto the 17th hole of the golf course.  

Looking for an experienced premier builder? Homes by Crown Isle is the perfect choice to build your new home having built the majority of homes in Hampton Gate. Now is the time to contact us to select one of the four remaining lots for sale.

For more information on building lots for sale in Courtenay, contact:
Jason Andrew, Director of Real Estate, Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community
Cell: 250.207.0070    

Jun 21, 2018

New Home Builders Are Busy at The Ridge in Courtenay This Summer

All five of the preferred builders at The Ridge in South Courtenay are busy building new homes at The Ridge. This is a busy summer construction season at this ocean and mountain view master-planned development in the Comox Valley. These new homes come in many designs, including ranchers/bungalows, two-storey homes, homes with secondary suites and homes with walk out basements. Most of them feature stunning views.

Interested in finding out more about choosing a lot for sale and a new home design in Courtenay? Contact one of The Ridge's preferred builders:

Lawmar Contracting: Email: lawrie@lawmar.ca
Brando Construction: ℅ Realtor Bill Anglin Email: bill@courtneyanglin.com
Candor Developments Inc. Email: info@candordevelopments.ca
Coastal Custom Homes Email: dean@coastalcustomhomes.ca
Grand Legacy Homes  Email: wayne@grandlegacy.ca

Jun 18, 2018

New Ranchers/Bungalows for Sale in Courtenay, BC

Rivers Edge ConstructionConstruction is now underway for two bungalow style homes in Phase 4 of The Ridge at RiversEdge, a quiet location by the Puntledge River in Courtenay, BC. The new homes will be 1,600 and 1,900 square feet in size and are on situated on large lots in the beautiful Comox Valley. These rancher style homes are expected to be completed in late summer of 2018.

Ten lots will be built on in this phase and an additional 10 homes are expected to be built to complete this 20-lot subdivision. The developer will be building on all the lots in this project. The Ridge at RiversEdge is a well-established development with many phases having been completed over the past several years.

For more information on these new homes for sale in Courtenay, BC, on beautiful Vancouver Island, contact:
Realtor Art Meyers Cell: 250.207.1879
Royal LePage in the Comox Valley: 250.334.3124

Jun 13, 2018

Hit the Vancouver Island Golf Trail From Your Home at The Gales in Ladysmith

Vancouver Island is a famous golf destination and the summer season brings out the best conditions to hit the links.

Located conveniently in the middle of the action, the real estate development of The Gales in the Town of Ladysmith offers easy access to golf courses in Victoria, Nanaimo and between.

Some of these courses are renowned members of the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, including Bear MountainArbutus Ridge and the Cowichan Golf Club, while still others offer family friendly options, waterfront signature holes, and peaceful forested fairways.

From your home base in Ladysmith, you can also launch a kayak from a beach or boat launch after your golf round! Living at your new home at The Gales in Ladysmith, you'll be close to the action. Or choose to relax and soak in the sunshine from your ocean view decks. 

For more information or to schedule a private viewing, contact:

Keith Mazurenko, REALTOR®
Phone: 1.866.315.0545
Website: www.thegales.ca

Jun 08, 2018

Celebrate Father's Day in the Comox Valley

Father’s Day in the Comox Valley offers a myriad of choices to treat dad.

The Annual Kite Fly takes place at Goose Spit from 12-2:30, with plenty of prizes up for grabs. Enjoy a day at the beach and a fun family activity.

Other exciting events the Father’s Day Concert on the Green at Marina Park in Comox, The Comox by the Sea Celebration at Filberg Park, and the Simms Summer Concert Series kicks off at Simms Millennium Park in Courtenay. Or play a round of golf at a challenging championship course or a family friendly par-3, take in a hike or bike ride on one of many world famous trails, or enjoy  a meal or a pint at a local resturant or brewery.

And if this is home, top off the day with a father’s day cookout in your own backyard. Imagine wrapping up a busy day grilling dinner on your mountain or ocean view patio at The Ridge in the Courtenay.

However you celebrate, be sure to remember dad on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17.

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