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Jul 17, 2019
Looking to purchase a new town home in a perfect Courtenay location? Parkside Lifestyle Homes is located at the end of a no-through street with no drive-through traffic. Located adjacent to Tarling Park, a natural forest, this location also offers homeowners scenic views from the property. These new townhomes for sale are located very close to downtown, many amenities and to the schools in the area.
They have one unit left in the fourplex which backs onto Tarling Park, giving the homeowner a beautiful view from their backyard. There are also three duplex style units left. The floorplans are spacious and features three bedrooms, three baths, six appliances, window coverings, a large crawl space and a garage.
Parkside Lifestyle Homes, a new townhome project in Courtenay BC has received BUILT GREEN CANADA® certification. These energy efficient townhomes offer the benefit of long term cost savings on water, electricity and gas bills saving between $300 - $500 per year. As the new homeowner of this BUILT GREEN CERTIFIED® townhome, you will enjoy a healthier, more durable home with a lower environmental impact and lower maintenance costs.
These townhomes/duplexes are available to purchase for your primary residence or you can purchase it as an investment and rent it out.
The strata fee for a home in Parkside Lifestyle Homes is an affordable $135 per month! Guest parking and a private small park with picnic tables for residents only are also located within the property. Proudly built by award winning Nicon Developments Ltd.
Prices range from $364,900 to $369,900. A show home is open from 2 pm to 4 pm every Saturday, located at 2109 13th Street in Courtenay, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Or, for a personal tour, contact Art Meyers, Royal LePage in the Comox Valley
Cell: 250-207-1879 Email: email@example.com
Note: prices and availability subject to change without notice
Posted on July 17, 2019
Jul 07, 2019
Are you thinking of moving to beautiful Vancouver Island? Consider the new community of The Ridge in Courtenay, in the beautiful Comox Valley. The Ridge is a quiet and scenic neighbourhood located close to amenities, shopping and outdoor activities. The community offers panoramic mountain and ocean views, with new homes being built to take best advantage of these amazing views.
The Ridge is a residential community where you can choose your ideal building lot, the perfect home design and your own builder! You may choose from one of the community's preferred builders or choose a different builder. The devleopers and builders will help your family find the right lot for the type of home that you want to build. You may choose to build a rancher or bungalow-style home, a two-storey home or a home with a walk-out basement. The Ridge is zoned to accommodate secondary suites, great for extended family, guests or rentals as a mortgage helper.
Phase 3 has recently been released and there are many new available lots to choose from.
The developers would be happy to send you information regarding location, lot sizes and dimensions. If you are in the neighbourhood, they would love to give you a tour!
Residents “Love living at The Ridge”. To find out more about the friendly and welcoming community at The Ridge, contact them today.
Contact: Bruce Clapham
Jun 28, 2019
Vancouver Island is a world-famous golf destination and the west coast summer season offers up some of the best conditions to hit the links.
Located conveniently in the middle of the action, the luxurious new home community of The Gales in the Town of Ladysmith offers easy access to golf courses in Victoria, Nanaimo and between.
Some of these renowned courses are members of the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, including Bear Mountain, Arbutus Ridge and the Cowichan Golf Club, while still others offer family friendly options, signature waterfront holes, and peaceful forested fairways.
Living at your new home at The Gales in Ladysmith, you'll be close to the action. From your home base in Ladysmith, you can also launch a kayak from the beach or boat launch after your golf round! Or choose to relax and soak in the sunshine from your ocean view decks.
For more information or to schedule a private viewing, contact:
Jun 17, 2019
Phase 3 of Parkside Liftestyle Townhomes in Courtenay, BC is selling fast, with three townhomes sold in the past month! The same floor plan is still available in all of the four remaining units available ranging in price from $364,900 to $369,900. Each unit is approximately 1,220 sq.ft. and includes 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, six appliances, window coverings, a large crawl space and a garage. All of the remaining units in Phase 3 are ready for occupancy!
The Parkside Lifestyle Townhomes development is Built Green Certified. This means lower heating and electrical costs due to the efficiency of the construction of these new homes, as well as cleaner air and long term protection for your investment.
The new townhomes in this Courtenay development can be purchased as your primary residence or as an investment/rental property.
The strata fee for a home in Parkside Lifestyle Homes is an affordable $135 per month. Guest parking and a private small park are also located within the property. Located adjacent to Tarling Park in Courtenay at the end of a no-through road, Parkside Lifestyle Homes provides the perfect and quiet location for your new residence. This development is proudly built by award-winning Nicon Developments Ltd.
The show home is open from 2 pm to 4 pm every Saturday, located at 2109 13th Street in Courtenay, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Note: prices and availability subject to change without notice
May 15, 2019
The Ridge is a scenic residential community in Courtenay, BC in its seventh year of development. There are already more than 100 new homes completed and many more under construction.
The community and developers are proud of their preferred builders and the new custom homes that they have built for the residents who have rmoved to The Ridge.
Four of their preferred builders are holding “open houses” in their new homes for sale. Tour these beautiful new homes on the weekends, the show home addresses and hours are listed below. If you are thinking of building a new custom home on one of the new lots coming available soon in Phase 3, contact the developer, who can assist you in choosing a lot.
The Ridge's preferred builders have the experience of building homes that match the lot you choose, some of which feature spectacular views of the mountains and the ocean.
The following open house times were accurate at the time of posting:
Custom Home Builders at The Ridge:
Lawmar Contracting 4190 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay, BC
Contact Realtor Tracy Fotgmann, Remax Ocean Pacific Realty for current open house days and times
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 250.331.1544
Contact the developer to register as a “prospective client” and receive up-to-date information and pricing on the new residential lots for sale in Phase 3 at The Ridge.
Contact: Bruce Clapham at 250.650.8588
May 14, 2019
Looking for a new spacious rancher in Courtenay, BC? We have started construction on a beautiful home which backs onto the Ruth Masters Greenway, part of an extensive trail network along the south shore of the Puntledge River. Imagine having a protected greenway steps away from your home, where you can see the natural forest and enjoy the trails, scenic views, the forested trials, the rare plants and the birds. You can even see the hundreds of salmon spawning from this location in the fall!
You will love the quiet location and the layout of this rancher/bungalow style of home, which includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Walk in through the front door and you can see the modern white kitchen finished off with quartz countertops. The 9 ft ceilings add elegance to the entryway, great room and dining room. This home will be finished with an upscale laminate, a hardy flooring material that keeps its colour and shape even when you have pets in the home. Part of the appeal of this rancher for sale is the covered outside deck, where you can enjoy your morning coffee in privacy, as there are no homes built behind you. The gas fireplace offers efficiency and cost savings. This home is located on Lot 5 on Grayhawk Place in Courtenay, B.C.
All of the homes built in this subdivision are by Southwind Development Corporation, an experienced builder with more than 25 years of experience, known for their quality construction. This project will contain 20 new rancher style homes when completed. 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.
Price $589,000 + GST
(Note: Availability and prices are subject to change without notice)
May 07, 2019
The Gales in Ladysmith now has two new patio homes with walk-out basements under construction (Unit #20 and #21). These new homes continue the established tradition of excellence in this ocean view development, built by award-winning GNB Builders.
New homes at The Gales are built to Built Green Platinum standard, ensuring homes that hold their value, offer cost efficiency and high environmental standards. 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 new patio homes offer the same luxury touches that The Gales has become known for, with high-end finishings and no details ignored.
The Gales is located in the town of Ladysmith. Set between the Vancouver Island cities of Nanaimo and Victoria, Ladysmith features a historic downtown core, and outdoor activities and amenities including easy access to golf courses, beaches, boat launches, forest trails and Island vineyards.
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.
Apr 26, 2019
Many families living at The Ridge in Courtenay, BC have moved from other areas of Vancouver Island, BC and Canada. Wherever they come from, they are given a warm welcome from their neighbours. People of all ages live at The Ridge, including families with young children, retirees, and extended families living in the legal secondary suites the community is zoned for. This is the perfect way to be close to older or young adult family members while giving them privacy and independence.
Residents of The Ridge have shared many reasons why they love living in this community. Here are just a few:
“We are minutes from town, yet it feels like we are living in a rural setting. There is no thru traffic here and no overhead wires to spoil our great views. If you’re lucky enough to find The Ridge you will feel like you have lived here your entire life.”
“The area surrounding The Ridge is so beautiful, and we love walking around the many trails here and seeing the mountains and the ocean. We see trumpeter swans, Canadian geese and eagles flying right over our house. We really appreciate the multi-generational aspect of our neighbourhood, the neighbours are friendly and welcoming. As an added bonus, my husband loves being in such close proximity to many top-rated golf courses.”
“I was looking for a home where my mom could move in with me and we learned that The Ridge allowed legal suites to be built within the subdivision. We went to see The Ridge and fell in love with it. This is a quiet neighbourhood with beautiful views and pathways and parkways for walking. There are excellent trails for biking and we are located within walking distance to the ocean.”
There are new homes for sale and ready for occupancy at The Ridge. Find out more by contacting any of the preferred builders who have new homes for sale.
Contact the developer to register as a “prospective client” and receive up-to-date information on the new residential lots for sale coming soon in Phase 3 at The Ridge.
Contact: Bruce Clapham at 250.650.8588
Apr 11, 2019
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
Apr 08, 2019
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.
Mar 07, 2019
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.
Feb 22, 2019
Parkside Lifestyle Homes in West Courtenay is offering new townhomes for sale. Construction is underway on Phase 3. Phases 1 and 2 have been sold out. These new 1,220 sq. ft. townhomes, designed and built by award-winning Nicon Developments Inc., offer the following feature:
- 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
- open concept kitchen, dining room and living room
- six appliances and window coverings throughout
- electric fireplace, with a gas furnace and gas BBQ hookup on outside deck
- large, accessible crawl space
- individual and guest parking
Parkside townhomes are Built Green Canada Certified to a Gold level. This ensures a healthy and energy efficient living space for your family for years to come.
Located adjacent to Tarling Park in Courtenay, these new townhomes are in the perfect spot to enjoy the nature of the surrounding area. Some homes back directly onto Tarling Park, giving the homeowners privacy and a beautiful view of the forest. Parkside Lifestyle Homes is located at the end of a no-through road, close to schools, parks, trails and downtown Courtenay. This West Courtenay townhome development also features a private playground within the common area for your family and guests to enjoy.
For a limited time, a bonus of $10,000 is being offered on the purchase price of the homes which range from $359,900 and $368,400.
Come and take a tour of these well-appointed townhomes, located in a quiet and central area of Courtenay.
A show home is open from 2-4 pm every Saturday and Sunday for Parkside Lifestyle Homes, located at 2109 13th Street in Courtenay, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Feb 14, 2019
Lawmar Contracting, one of the preferred builders at The Ridge in Courtenay, is now selling a newly completed 2,336 sq. ft. two-storey home with panoramic views of Comox Bay.
The heart of the home is the great room, designed with vaulted ceilings open to the second storey. This open space floor plan opens up to the modern kitchen with custom white cabinets, a black backsplash, an eating bar, quartz counter-tops and modern lighting. The kitchen is open to the living room space which features a gas fireplace, a dining area and a sliding glass door to the outside deck.
The large skylights bring the feeling of the outside of the home to the inside. From the outside deck, you can enjoy ocean and mountain views. The same view can also be enjoyed from the dining room and master bedroom, which is located on the main floor. The laundry room can be accessed from both the garage and the kitchen.
This home features 3 bedrooms plus a den/office space and 3 bathrooms. The master bedroom includes an elegant ensuite with a soaker tub, a separate shower, floating cabinets, a radiant heated floor and double sinks. A large walk-in closet is located adjacent to the master bedroom.
This new home for sale features a contemporary and open design on the interior and a heritage-style design on the exterior. This beautiful home has all of the room you and your family need to share space, yet have your own privacy.
The attached garage has parking for two cars and more parking for additional vehicles in the driveway.
Contact Lawmar Contracting for more information on this home for sale which is located at 4190 Remi Place in Courtenay, B.C.
Price at $699,900. View the listing on MLS #448508.
For more information, contact the Lawmar Contracting office, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm at 250-338-7637
or Email Lawrie McIntyre at: email@example.com
For more information about additional available homes and lots for sale at The Ridge, visit their website.
(Note: prices are subject to change without notice)
Dec 20, 2018
A show home is open from 2 pm to 4 pm every Saturday and Sunday for Parkside Lifestyle Townhomes, a new townhome project located at 2109 13th Street in Courtenay. Come by, take a tour and find out why Phases 1 and 2 of this development are sold out. Parkside Lifestyle Homes are now accepting reservations on Phase 3, which includes eight new townhomes.
Each new Parkside townhome is Built Green Canada Certified. This means that environmentally conscientious planning practices and construction techniques have been implemented in all stages of construction and development to reduce pollution, lessen the depletion of natural resources, and ensure a healthy and energy efficient living space for you and your family. A Built Green home reduces maintenance and repair costs and offers efficient heating and cooling costs. Built by experienced and award-winning builder, Nicon Developments Ltd., these homes are built for you to enjoy for years to come.
Phase 3 includes eight units, which includes two duplex units and a four-plex. The two-storey homes are spacious in size and include 1,220 square feet of living space. Each of the new townhomes includes 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a bright open style living room and kitchen, a gas furnace, gas BBQ hookup, six appliances, window coverings, a garage, two outdoor patios, over-sized crawl spaces, landscaping and even guest parking!
Bring your cat or dog to your new home as this development is pet-friendly! Enjoy sitting on your front porch and talking to the neighbours or enjoy barbecuing and socializing in your own private backyard. You are also located close to the downtown area of Courtenay and within walking distance of many trials, parks, shopping and other amenities.
Contact Realtor Art Meyers for a private tour and he would be happy to show you these beautiful and spacious new townhomes for sale in Courtenay.
Contact: Art Meyers, Royal LePage in the Comox Valley
Location: 2109 13th Street in Courtenay, BC
Dec 20, 2018
Head to Ladysmith this holiday season for the Festival of Lights and arrange a private tour of the newest showhome at The Gales.
There are two new luxury patio homes for sale at The Gales in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island. These 1,820 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes are listed at $599,000.
The Gales is a patio home and condo development with fabulous ocean and mountain views in one of Canada's 10 prettiest towns (as voted by Harrowsmith Magazine). These luxury patio homes built as a side-by-side duplex include double garages, are built to a Built Green Platinum standard.
The Gales is a place in harmony with the outdoors. Marinas, kayaking, and golfing are located within minutes of these patio homes on Vancouver Island. Residents enjoy year-round outdoor activities and adventures including leisurely strolls on the local beaches, pristine forest at the back door, or one of the area's many parks. The Gales is Island living at its finest!
To schedule a viewing, contact:
Dec 10, 2018
Brando Construction now has a show home open at The Ridge in Courtenay B.C. View this beautiful home by appointment or stop by an open house. In the new year, the show home will be open Saturdays from 12-2 pm, starting Jan 5. This show home is located at 4161 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay, BC
This 2,159 sq. ft. home features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a gas fireplace and a bright and sunny kitchen with quartz countertops. The open concept living space features a large living and dining room. The master bedroom is on the main floor.
Two more bedrooms, a bathroom and large family room (21’ by 14.9’) are located on the second floor. Additional features include a two garage, a heat pump and hardiplank exterior finishing. This beautiful home has been completed and is ready for occupancy. Price: $629,000.
Brando Construction also has other homes for sale at The Ridge, in south Courtenay, which include:
A 1,577 sq. ft. rancher/bungalow style home located at 3387 Harbourview Blvd., Courtenay, BC
A 2,467 sq. ft. two-storey home located at 4208 Remi Place, Courtenay, BC
Brando Construction Ltd. is a local, reputable company dedicated to building quality homes. The Brando Construction crew values excellent craftsmanship and aims to always exceed expectations. They have built over 25 homes at The RIdge, one of the most scenic neighbourhoods in the Comox Valley.
Dec 02, 2018
Vancouver Island has the mildest climate in Canada, making it possible to do almost anything in the winter that you can do in the non-winter months.
Many golf courses are open year-round, as are bike trails. It is still mild enough to enjoy boating and fishing activities. Dress appropriately for the weather and you can enjoy your favourite recreational activities twelve months of the year!
December is a time of year in the Comox Valley where golfers, hikers, boaters and the daily walkers are still out enjoying the outdoors.
But traditional winter activities are also just a short drive away. One of the highlights of December is the opening of Mount Washington, which features a variety of activities for all ages and experience levels. Enjoy downhill and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and snow tubing. Opening day for alpine skiing was Dec. 7 and Nordic skiing opens on Dec. 14.
If you are visiting from out of town, come a take a drive through The Ridge. Homeowners in this master-planned community are just a few minutes from all of these amazing Comox Valley activities and points of interest. You will love the mountain and ocean views!
To learn more about The Ridge, contact the developer:
Bruce Clapham at 250.650.8588
Nov 14, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
The Gales, a luxury oceanview development in Ladysmith now has two new patio homes for sale - Units 18 and 19. Suite 18 is currently open for viewing as a show home.
Homes at The Gales are finished to exacting standards by award winning GNB Builders, and are Built Green certified to platinum status. These luxury ocean view homes offer expansive views, easy access to the historic Ladysmith downtown, as well as larger centres such as Nanaimo.
Both of the new patio homes are listed at $629,000, with no foreign buyers tax!
For more information on these homes or two arrange a tour, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty at 250.245.0545
Sep 04, 2018
These patio homes are 1,820 sq. ft. three bedroom, two bathroom single storey homes, and they are built as a side-by-side duplex.
These well-designed homes offer large kitchens with large islands and lots of cabinet space. Each master bedroom offers a five-piece ensuite, and access to expansive patios.
All of the patio and condominium homes at The Gales are finished to exacting standards by award-winning GNB Builders, and are Built Green certified to platinum status. These luxury ocean view homes offer sweeping views, easy access to the historic Ladysmith downtown, and the surrounding beaches, forest trails and more.
Number 18 is now open for viewing as a show home. For more information on these homes or to arrange a tour, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty at 250.245.0545.