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Apr 12, 2019

Custom Home Builder in Courtenay BC | Integra Homes

Custom builder Integra Homes has been building new homes in the Comox Valley for more than 30 years. They have recently started construction of new homes in two new subdivisions, Cambridge Park Estates and THE RISE in the Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community in Courtenay, BC

Integra Homes has reserved 10 residential lots with mountain and forest views in Cambridge Park Estates within the Crown Isle community. They are accepting reservations for building new custom homes in this new neighbourhood.

You can choose one of the many lots that Integra Homes has reserved or you can choose from any of the available lots that are remaining. Many of these lots will have homes built on them that will back onto the nature park providing residents with privacy and a view of the forest.

Integra Homes also have a few lots reserved that will give new custom homeowners unobstructed views of the Comox Glacier providing stunning scenery on a year-round basis.

Enjoy the view of the Comox Glacier, the Crown Isle golf fairways and the forested park from this location.

Choose your lot and combine it with one of the many custom home plans and you can be living in the Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island by the end of 2019!

Living in the Crown Isle community Courtenay embodies West Coast living on beautiful Vancouver Island. Enjoy the temperate climate and world-class scenery all year round. Walking trails are at your doorstep and the Crown Isle clubhouse, shopping centre, Aquatic Centre, and Comox Valley Hospital are just minutes away.

For more information about custom home builder, Integra Homes, visit their show home, located at:

2040 Norfolk Way, Courtenay, BC
Hours: 1pm to 4pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Or, for a personal tour outside of the open house hours, contact:
Bill Larson Cell: 250-331-1877   Email: bill@integrahomescv.ca

Prices of new custom homes start at $890,000
Pricing and Reservations are subject to change without notice

Apr 11, 2019

Tour This New Home at The Ridge in Courtenay from Feature Builder Candor Developments

Candor Developments Inc. - a preferred builder at The Ridge in Courtenay - has just completed an 1,814 sq. ft. open-concept ocean view home. This beautiful 1-½ story home has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and 17’ vaulted ceilings in the great room that open up to the spacious and bright kitchen. This area also features 3 skylights and a natural gas fireplace, providing a sunny and cozy area all year long.

The kitchen features floor to ceiling white shaker cabinets, shaker back island, quartz countertops and a corner pantry. In addition to all the great finishings, large windows overlook the Beaufort Mountains from the kitchen and dining room. A beautiful glass door leads you onto the covered back patio complete with timber frame and a natural gas bbq hook-up.

Upstairs you’ll find 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an oversized laundry room. The 2 front bedrooms offer stunning views of the coastal mountain range and Comox Harbor. The laundry room comes complete with vanity sink, tile floors and a skylight. The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings and sunset views of the Beaufort mountains. The en-suite features custom tiled showers and floors, double sinks, white shaker cabinets and elegant lighting. Completing the master suite is a large walk-in closet with upgraded shelving.

This home is fully equipped with a Daikin heat pump and HRV system that work together through solid 6” ducting leaving you comfortable year-round. This home is available for immediate occupancy and is priced at $639,000 + GST, and backed by a new home warranty.

An Open House is held at 3395 Harbourview Blvd. in Courtenay BC on Saturdays from 12-2pm.

Candor Developments Inc. has two other homes for sale in The Ridge community:
3404 Harbourview Blvd is a 2,372 two storey home that will be ready for occupancy in late April and is priced at $749,000 + GST. Located on a .28acre lot complete with RV/Boat parking and stunning views.
4199 Chancellor Crescent is a 2,508 sq. ft. home that will be ready for occupancy in June and is priced at $749,000 + GST. This modern rancher with a bonus room features arctic white siding.

Realtors are welcome!  For more information, contact:
Clayton Frank | (778) 995-2529 | Isaac Bale | (250) 702-7339
Email:info@candordevelopments.ca  Website: www.candordevelopments.ca

Apr 08, 2019

New Home in Well Established "The Gales" Development is Minutes From Island Golf and Beaches

Only one 1,820 sq ft patio home remains available for sale at The Gales. Unit 19, built as a side by side duplex is currently listed at $609,900.

From the moment you enter the grand foyer you'll appreciate the high-end finishings. Hardwood and tile, heated bathroom floors, amazing cabinetry and granite/quartz counters, gorgeous ensuite and beautiful fireplace feature wall make for stylish living. Tech wiring, a heat pump, HRV unit (for fantastic air quality and efficiency) and other Built Green Platinum features create a comfortable home.

For more information on available homes and future plans at The Gales, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty at 250.245.0545.

The Gales in Ladysmith features beautiful views of surrounding nature and oceans, and the builders and developers are working to protect this green space by building new homes to the BuiltGreen Platinum level. This is the highest level of BuiltGreen certification, which provides a number of benefits to home owners.
The Gales is a well-established community on Ladysmith on Vancouver Island. Award-winning GNB Builders continues to add luxury oceanview patio homes and ranchers to the development. Your new home is 9 minutes to golf, 10 minutes to the airport and only an hour to Victoria! 

Apr 04, 2019

Crown Isle Homes for Sale in Courtenay, BC | Vancouver Island

Crown Isle Realty has a team fully experienced and knowledgeable about all aspects of real estate in the Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community. Here are three listings of homes for sale in the desirable Crown Isle community.

#215-3666 Royal Vista Way

Enjoy breathtaking fairway and water views from this beautiful ground floor unit. With an oversized patio, this unit is a must see! The kitchen comes equipped with top of the line appliances and an oversized granite island. The 5 piece ensuite has beautiful Italian mosaic tile along with a built-in (6-headed) massage shower. Heated flooring is featured in both bathrooms and the kitchen. This unit also comes with a triple-sized storage locker, perfect for storing seasonal items and recreational equipment. This condo is just minutes from shopping, North Island College, the new hospital and medical services, recreation centre and so much more.
Price $519,900   MLS 451185

2932 Royal Vista Way

Enjoy the expansive views of Mt Washington and the 10th fairway of Crown Isle's platinum rated golf course from the upper deck of this stunning new home. Only 6 months old and no GST, this home showcases quality workmanship and a high level of finishing details and millwork. A builder's own home, 2,626 sqft, 3 BD/ 3 BA plus den, offers an open concept floor plan, bonus room with wet bar, 3-piece bath and lounging deck on the upper level. The main kitchen is complete with s/s appliances, pot filler, 36" gas cooktop, quartz counters, coordinating backsplash and waterfall styled central island. Floor to ceiling ledgestone rockwork, contemporary horizontal fireplace and coffered ceilings add to the splendour of the great room. A covered patio with access from the dining room and master bedroom lead to a hot tub and large yard.
Price $1,150,000   MLS 452181

880 Monarch Drive

This beautifully kept 3,690 sqft home is located on a quiet street within the prestigious Crown Isle Golf Community. Upgrades include heat pump, security system, new stainless steel appliances with gas range. The family room and dining room is spacious and bright. The spacious master bedroom comes equipped with a cozy natural gas fireplace, good sized closet as well as a spa-like 5-piece ensuite with freestanding soaker tub and a tiled walk-in shower. The large family room leads to a private, fully fenced back garden. This home also features a concrete tile roof. This home has a large 5’5” crawl space and a 3-car garage.
Price $839,000  MLS 452535

Seeking more information about real estate and homes for sale in the Crown Isle Community?
Contact Bert Jaeger, Realtor at Crown Isle Realty Ltd.   
Cell: 250.898.9128
Email: bjaeger@crownisle.com

Mar 28, 2019

Plan to Attend the 13th Annual Shellfish Festival June 7 to 16 in the Comox Valley

The "Land of Plenty" that is the Comox Valley will once again showcase some of its natural bounty this June. The Comox Valley is not only a beautiful place to call home, it is also the hub of production for shellfish and oysters on Vancouver Island. The Comox Valley produces the most shellfish in British Columbia and most of the oysters in Canada, which gives this community the title of “Canada’s Oyster Capital.”

Oysters including the world-famous Fanny Bay Oysters, and other varieties from this region are coveted for their delicate taste, due to the pristine ocean waters and consistent sunlight.

Other shellfish grown and harvested in the Comox Valley include Manila clams, geoduck clams, the blue and Gallo mussels and a variety of scallops.

To celebrate this bounty of shellfish, the 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is being held from June 7 to 16, with the Signature Weekend scheduled from June 14 to 16. The festival is the largest of its kind featuring over 40 partners hosting dinners, tours, events, tastings and competitions during the 10-day period to celebrate the Comox Valley’s culinary and seafood attractions and award-winning shellfish producers

Fun competitions include oyster shucking, chowder challenge, best Caesar salad and a chef challenge. Tickets will be available soon to numerous festivities including the Happy Hour Oyster Bar, featuring a variety of oysters, a gala dinner, seafood brunch cookout and more!

Event tickets are on sale now. For more information, go to the BC Seafood Festival website.

Come to the Comox Valley and experience the delicious bounty of local seafood available here. And if you're ready to stay a little longer, take a tour of the oceanview community of The Ridge in South Courtenay, just a few quick minutes drive for the Fanny Bay Oyster headquarters. Phase III of this new home development is now under construction, with more than 100 new homes already built by their preferred builders.


Photo credit: BC Seafood Festival


Mar 18, 2019

Congratulations to Budget Blinds - Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

Budget Blinds of North and Central Vancouver Island was recently recognized as the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year.

This local Vancouver Island business was honoured for their commitment to the community.

Based in Courtenay, the franchise serves North and Central Vancouver Island communities with a great selection of blinds, window coverings, draperies and more. Offering the latest trends and technologies, Budget Blinds also provides customers with free in-home consultations with their design professionals.

Customers can relax, knowing their window coverings will be professionally designed, measured and even installed. Customer satisfaction is paramount for this award-winning company.

Contact them today to learn more about their March special, featuring 50% off select draperies.

Call Budget Blinds at 250.338.8564 or visit their Courtenay showroom at 8-2663 Kilpatrick Ave.

Photo credit: Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mar 15, 2019

The Ridge in Courtenay is Now Building New Homes in Phase 3

More than 100 families are already happily settled into their new homes in Phases 1 and 2 of The Ridge in Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island. The developers have now finished the road and site construction on Phase 3 which includes 47 new home lots with access from Fraser Road.

The lots in this new phase are sited higher on the property and most offer spectacular views of the Comox Glacier, Comox Bay, the mainland mountains and the local Beaufort Mountain range in the Comox Valley.

All of the new homes in this phase have been zoned to accommodate secondary suites which can be used as a separate suite for family members or guests or to generate rental income. You also have the option of building any style of home at The Ridge, including a two-storey home, a rancher or bungalow-style of home with or without a basement, or a split-level home.

When deciding on your new dream home at The Ridge, you can choose to work with one of their preferred builders or bring in a builder of your choice.

The Ridge's preferred builders have the experience of building homes to suit the lot you choose and to design your new home to best highlight the spectacular mountain and ocean views.

New lots in this phase are priced starting at $210,000. Prices of new homes at The Ridge start at $629,000.

Find out more and read about what happy residents have to say about living at The Ridge.

For more information, contact developer Bruce Clapham:
Cell: 250.650.8588 or Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com


Mar 14, 2019

New Rancher/Bungalow Homes for Sale, Courtenay, BC | Vancouver Island

Two new rancher/bungalow-style homes are for sale in Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island. The spacious floorplans feature approximately 1,800 square feet in size and will have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The lots in this new subdivision are huge!  They have approximately a 70-foot frontage and they are up to 280 feet deep. The depth of these lots allows for a detached building for a workshop or home-based business on the property or you can build a pool, large patio or playground in the backyard.

All of the homes will be built by Southwind Development Corporation, an experienced builder with over 25+ years of experience, known for their quality construction. This project will contain 20 new rancher style homes when completed and this property is located adjacent to the nature sanctuary known as Ruth Masters Park which is located close to the Puntledge River. This desirable location is also within walking distance to Courtenay Elementary School, Ecole Puntledge Park Elementary School, Lake Trail Middle School and downtown Courtenay.

These new homes for sale are located on Grayhawk Place at 1st Street in Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island.

Prices start at $569,900.

For more information or a personal tour, contact Realtor Art Meyers of Royal LePage in the Comox Valley
Cell: 250-207-1879   
Email: artmeyers@shaw.ca

Mar 14, 2019

Crown Isle Community Premier Builder Feature: Integra Homes

Integra HomesContinuing our feature on the new home builders at Crown Isle, this month we highlight Integra Homes.

The 831-acre master-planned residential and golf community of Crown Isle has been designed to include single-family homes, patio homes, fairway homes, a gated community and condominiums. There is a diversity of homes styles that appeal to families, empty nesters or people who want to relocate to experience a taste of the Vancouver Island lifestyle. Crown Isle's premier builders have been an integral part of the community's success, building new homes for the residents of Crown Isle.

Bill Larson, the owner of Integra Homes, has been a custom home builder for more than 20 years and has been involved in the construction of over 100 custom homes in the Crown Isle community. Bill is currently leading several teams building custom homes in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community. He likes to meet with each one of his clients in person to get a first-hand account of what they would like that will suit their family and their lifestyle.

He coordinates his team and sub-trades and maintains a close rapport with his valued clients as cited in this testimonial, “Bill Larson is so kind and I have a lot of respect for him, he always has a smile on his face, it’s obvious he loves his job.”

For more information about building your custom dream home in the Crown Isle Community, contact:
Bill Larson, Integra Homes 
Cell: 250-331-1877  
 Email: bill@integrahomescv.ca   


Mar 07, 2019

Learn the Benefits of New Homes at The Gales in Ladysmith - Certified Built Green Platinum

Built Green Homes are good for the earth and good for the homeowner! The developers and builders of The Gales, a new Vancouver Island real estate development in Ladysmith know the importance of both, and are building high-quality homes, designed with eco-friendly options to make for more comfortable homes that save homeowners money.
New homes at The Gales are built to the highest level of BuiltGreen certification - Platinum - and offer homeowners a number of money-saving benefits, as well as environmentally friendly construction processes. Built Green Platinum homes offer lower monthly operating costs thanks to things like energy efficient appliances, furnaces, windows and insulation. Water efficiency is achieved through plumbing and landscaping choices. Air inside the homes is cleaner with fewer allergens, and more comfortable with fewer drafts and more consistent temperatures.
These energy efficient homes offer the benefit of long term cost savings on water, electricity and gas bills saving between $300 - $500 per year.

According to the Canadian Home Builders Association, recent research has shown that homes with Built Green certification will sell for close to 10% more on average, protecting your investment for the long term.

The Gales is now a well-established community in the Town of Ladysmith on Vancouver Island. Award-winning GNB Builders continues its tradition of building modern, luxurious patio homes, two of which are currently listed for sale.
These 1,820 sq ft patio homes are built as a side-by-side duplex and are listed at $609,900 - Suite #19 and $619,900 -Suite #18. An additional two new rancher-style homes are set to begin construction soon. These new 1,820 sq ft homes are expected to start at $614,900.
For more information on available homes and future plans at The Gales, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty at 250.245.0545.

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