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Jul 27, 2016

The Ridge is a Golfer's Paradise, With More than 10 Courses Within an Hour's Drive

Storey Creek golf courseVancouver Island is famous as a year-round destination for Canadian golfers. With many courses open all 12 months of the year, there’s never an off-season for Vancouver Island golf.

In the middle of the action, is the City of Courtenay, in the Comox Valley. A new residential development, The Ridge, has more than 10 golf courses within a 75 km/50 mile radius.

Some of these are famous as members of the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, including FairwindsCrown Isle and Storey Creek, while others offer up family friendly fairways, unique signature holes, and stunning vistas.

Other notable courses include: SunnydaleGlacier GreensSequoia SpringsSaratoga Beach Golf ClubEaglecrestMorningstar; and the Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club.

In the Comox Valley you can also enjoy skiing in the morning and golf in the afternoon, or launch a kayak from beach or boat launch after your golf round!

If you’re a golfer, or outdoor enthusiast, this is the place to be. Select your new building lot at The Ridge, starting from just $169,900, with many offering ocean and mountain views, and play a round, year round!

New homes at The Ridge start from the low $400,000s including lot and landscaping. Pack your clubs and plan a visit today. Tour the 2 new show homes by preferred builders Lawmar Contracting and Brando Construction, and enjoy the views for yourself.

Lawmar Contracting: 4087 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay, BC
Brando Construction: 4060 and 4064 Southwalk Drive, Courtenay, BC

Open Houses Saturday and Sunday, from noon until 2 p.m.

Since The Ridge isn’t on Google Maps yet, click on our map to find them.

For more information, contact Buckstone Investments Ltd.
Bruce Clapham
Mobile: 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com
Website: www.theridgebc.com

Jul 25, 2016

Live the Island Lifestyle From Your New Home at The Gales in Ladysmith

ocean views at The GalesLiving at The Gales in Ladysmith means ocean views and luxury finishes, but even more importantly, an amazing lifestyle at your door step.

With year-round outdoor activities and adventures to be enjoyed in one of Canada's most temperate climates, you are never at a loss for things to do living on Vancouver Island. Enjoy a walk on one of the many local beaches or take in a stroll through the pristine forest right at your back door. With amazing outdoors surrounding your home, the lure of natural wonder is ever beckoning. Vancouver Island living means you can enjoy year-round golf, alpine adventures on Mount Washington, world famous fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities, boating and beach combing.

If you are in the mood for a slightly more urban experience, the relaxed and friendly pace of life in Ladysmith will leave you as refreshed as you are after a walk in one of the many local parks. And if you're looking for a big city adventure, both Nanaimo and Victoria are a short drive away.

Find your favourite adventure from a homes base at The Gales. The latest showhome at The Gales is a 3,000 sq ft 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom Built Green ocean view patio home, and another new home is currently under construction, featuring an oversized garage for all those big-boy toys . New ocean view homes at The Gales are priced from $519,000 - $639,900.

For more information about living at The Gales contact:

Keith Mazurenko
: 1.866.315.0545
: 250.245.0545


Jul 20, 2016

Phase IV of The Ridge at RiversEdge Coming in Fall of 2017 - Call Realtor Art Meyers for Details on These New Riverfront Homes

Realtor Art MeyersThe Ridge at RiversEdge in Courtenay is moving ahead with Phase IV of this successful west Courtenay new home development. Comox Valley Realtor Art Meyers has been marketing this project through each phase.

Southwind Development Corporation has now received subdivision approval to build 20 single family homes on this 5.24 acre pre-planned residential development, and Art Meyers bring his more than 40 years of real estate experience to the project.

These oversized single family lots will be built on starting in Spring of 2017. New walking trails will be built within the subdivision to connect with existing trails and the Ruth Masters Park, along the river. Some site preparation has been completed and lot servicing will commence in early 2017. 

Buying or Selling Your Home? Call Realtor Art Meyers!

Art Meyers, Realtor with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley has spent 40 years in the real estate business,  and is one of the most successful and experienced Realtors serving Comox, Courtenay, the Comox Valley and Cumberland. 

Call Art today for your free Comparative Market Analysis.

Contact Art Meyers
Email: artmeyers@shaw.ca
Phone: (250) 207-1879
Royal LePage in the Comox Valley
#121 – 750 Comox Road, Courtenay, BC  V9N 3P6

Jul 13, 2016

Award-Winning Luxury Homes With Unbeatable Ocean Views - Be Blown Away by The Gales in Ladysmith

The Gales show homeWith sweeping Vancouver Island ocean views, forest  trails at your back door, and the charming community of Ladysmith to call home, living at The Gales offers the best of West Coast lifestyle!

The newest show home at The Gales is ready for you to move in - settle in for the summer and enjoy the views from the expansive decks of your luxurious home. Homes at The Gales in Ladysmith feature dramatic styling, luxury finishes and wide open spaces.

The show home at The Gales is a 3,000 sq ft home with an open floor plan designed to take full advantage of the ocean views. The kitchen features custom floor to ceiling cabinetry, granite countertops, and island with built in sink and eating bar. The master bedroom is on the main complete with luxurious ensuite and walk-in closet also with custom cabinetry. 

Prices for new homes at The Gales range from $519,000 to $639,900.

GNB Builders, who recently won the the 2016 Single Family Production Home VIBE (Vancouver Island Building Excellence) Award, is currently building The Gales' next ocean view home. This 68-home community featured platinum designation from Built Green® showing a commitment to environmentally sensitive construction techniques.

For more information about this new home currently under construction, the show home, or other opportunities within the development, contact: 

Keith Mazurenko
: 1.866.315.0545
: 250.245.0545

Jul 12, 2016

Customize Your Home or Office Window Coverings with Help From Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island

Budget Blinds Vancouver IslandBudget Blinds on Vancouver Island carries a huge variety of window coverings including blinds, shutters, shades, curtains, drapes and window film.

They now serve the Comox Valley, as well as Campbell River, Qualicum, Parksville and Nanaimo.

Budget Blinds provides high quality and stylish window coverings and blinds for new homes and home renovations as well as for commercial, retail and professional offices. Their goal is simple: to provide their customers with the best window coverings and products combined with professional installation services. To help choose the most suitable window product in the perfect texture and colour, they have  interior designers on staff who will come to you to help you choose the right window coverings for your home or office.

Budget Blinds also supplies business owners and property managers a complete turnkey solution for their window covering needs. Commercial window treatments are available motorized, flame retardant, kid friendly, cordless and even energy conserving. Budget Blinds also offers an entire line of green window coverings that are eco-friendly and made from sustainable materials. 

They offer very competitive pricing on popular and unique window coverings. Budget Blinds can customize fit any window covering regardless of the shape of the window.  

Call them today to schedule your free consultation!

Jul 11, 2016

Spend Your Summer Nights Enjoying Ocean Views at The Ridge on Vancouver Island

Ocean view homes at The RidgeWith summer season upon us, Vancouver Island residents enjoy one simple thing many Canadians can’t – sitting outside in the evenings, without hiding from buzzing mosquitoes and other insects!

Unlike in many parts of the country, Vancouver Islanders enjoy the outdoors year-round, thanks to a temperate climate and fewer nuisance insects. Ocean breezes keep the winters mild and generally snow-free, and summer evenings pleasant for outdoor entertaining.

New homeowners at The Ridge have come from across the country to discover the joys of summer evenings on their ocean or mountain view patios. The Ridge is located in the city of Courtenay in the Comox Valley, an outdoor lover’s paradise.

Prices for lots at The Ridge start at $173,900 and new home prices start from the low $400,000s (which includes the lot and the landscaping). Phase 1 is now about 65% sold, with 30 new homes completed and many under construction.

Make a plan to tour the two show homes at an open house weekends from 12-2 pm.

Lawmar Contracting: 4087 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay, BC
Brando Construction: 4060 and 4064 Southwalk Drive, Courtenay, BC

Or contact them for a private viewing.

Since The Ridge isn’t on Google Maps yet, click on their map to find them.

For more information, contact Buckstone Investments Ltd.

Bruce Clapham
Mobile: 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com
Website: www.theridgebc.com

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