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Oct 29, 2018

Phase 3 Coming This Winter to The Ridge in Courtenay

The new housing development at The Ridge in Courtenay continues to grow as they now have Phase 3 under construction. Paving and street lighting installation is now nearing completion. Registration on Phase 3A, which consists of 48 residential lots, will be completed by mid-December, and new homes will be under construction once registration is complete.

Zoning at The Ridge allows for secondary suites to be built as part of all single-family lots in this development. These south Courtenay building lots feature views of the Comox Glacier, the Island and Mainland mountains, and ocean views of Comox Bay. Almost 100 new homes have been completed in Phases I and 2 and more homes are still under construction.

Purchasers at The Ridge can choose to work with one of their preferred new home builders to build a home, or choose their own builder. Residnets enjoy living in this qiet community in the Comox Valley  - The Ridge is close to beaches, walking trails and Courtenay city centre. Located in South Courtenay, on Vancouver Island, The Ridge is a welcoming neighbourhood located close to everything in the Comox Valley.

Interested in finding out more about this beautiful part of Vancouver Island?  Contact The Ridge to register as a “prospective client” and receive up-to-date information on the new residential lots for sale in Phase 3 at The Ridge.

For more information:
Bruce Clapham at 250.650.8588  


Oct 23, 2018

New Homes for Sale in Courtenay, BC Set Alongside Green Space

Ruth Masters GreenwayAre you looking for a new home in Courtenay in the Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island? Southwind Developments, an experienced builder with more than 20 years experience building new homes on Vancouver Island is now building 20 homes in Courtenay.

These new homes are located on a property adjacent to the nature sanctuary known as Ruth Masters Park, and they are also very close to the Puntledge River. This new home development is walking distance to both Courtenay Elementary School and Ecole Puntledge Park Elementary School, as well as Lake Trail Middle School.

These homes are situated on lots lareg enough to allow storeage of your recreational vehicles ion your property.

There is currently one single-storey home (aka a rancher or bungalow-style) home completed and ready for sale and for occupancy. You can be moved into your new home before Christmas.

This new 1,950  sq. ft. home has a very large walk-in closet in themaster bedroom, a total of 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and one of the largest backyards of any new home being built in the City of Courtenay. This home is priced at $589,900 + GST.

A second home, approximately 1,600 sq. ft. in size is at the lock up stage and will be finished by the end of December. Now is the time to puechse and upgrade the interior package. Call now to find out more details on this new spacious one storey home for sale in Courtenay, BC.

The developer will be building new homes on all of the 20 lots in this project. For more information on these new homes for sale in Courtenay, BC, on beautiful Vancouver Island, contact:

Realtor Art Meyers
Cell: 250.207.1879  
Email: artmeyers@shaw.ca
Royal LePage in the Comox Valley: 250.334.3124

Prices and information are subject to change without notice.

Oct 20, 2018

Townhome Construction Booming in the Comox Valley and Campbell River

Monterra Builders is building an 84 multi-family townhome project in Cumberland. Phase 1, consisting of 12 units, is now occupied by the new owners. Phase 2, which includes 11 townhomes, will be ready for occupancy in October. Construction is ongoing for Phase 3 through 5 for an additional 35 units. The project is expected to be completed in August of 2019. Prices of the units range from $381,900 to $399,900. Sales have been brisk, with 56 of the 84 units sold. Fifteen units are currently under construction.

The townhomes will range in size from 1,318 sq. ft. to 1,643 sq. ft. and will be built as duplexes, tri-plexes, and four-plexes. There are five floor plans available and two high end design packages to choose from.

Parkside Lifestyle Homes is a 33 unit townhome project centrally located in Courtenay. Construction is well underway for 15 sold multi-family townhomes in Phases 1 and 2. The two-storey homes for sale are approximately 1,220 sq. ft. in size and will include the following features: three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, six appliances, a window covering package, two outdoor patios as well as additional features. Prices of these townhomes start at $379,900. 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. Your home warranty package includes: 2-year Builder, 5-year Water Penetration, 10-year Structural.

Prices of these townhomes start at $379,900. 

In Campbell River, a 7-unit townhome project has been built at 796 South Island Highway, a 12 unit townhouse project has been approved to proceed at Hilchey Road, Liberty Green is proceeding with construction for 25 units on Soderholm Road and there are more projects underway and in the design process.

The story is the same in the Comox Valley. In Comox, there is a 42 townhome project proposed on Guthrie Road and a seven unit west coast style townhouse, duplex, single family project on Glacier View Drive. In Courtenay, a 24 unit townhouse project is proposed for Lewrick as well as 22 townhomes further down the road at Guthrie Road.

In total, Building Links has documented 249 townhome units that will be built in the next year. They estimate that will be another +50 in the works in the next 6-12 months, bringing the total up to almost 300 townhome units during the past 18 months.

Excerpted from Building Links
Written by Clarice Coty

Oct 15, 2018

Consider Automation with Cordless Blinds from Budget Blinds - 50% off this October

Bring home automation to the next level with motorized window shades from Budget Blinds of the North Island.

Enjoy 50% off Signature Series virtual cord blinds through the month of October and make your home safer for children by eliminating loose and dangling cords, while enjoying enhanced privacy and convenience.

New upcoming regulations will restrict the use of certain cord styles with window coverings and Budget Blinds is dedicated to offering alternatives to make your home safe for you and your family.

Budget Blinds is also offering a free Nexia Home Bundle for orders of two or more virtual cord shades. This allows you to control your shades remotely from your phone. You can program your window coverings to open and close to adjust for privacy, sun protection, as well as heating and cooling your home.

Budget Blinds of the North Island offer complimentary in-home consultations to help you find the right product for your home’s needs and style

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


Oct 11, 2018

The Preferred Builders at The Ridge are Busy in Phase II of this Courtenay Development

The Ridge's preferred custom builders are busy building homes in Phase II of this new development in Courtenay on Vancouver Island.

There are currently 12 new homes under construction and many more in the planning stages. Some of these new homes are ranchers while others feature a second storey or a walkout basement. Several of the new homes at The Ridge also feature secondary suites. The design of this new housing development allows each resident to choose a residential lot that will suit their lifestyle and needs on one of their beautifully landscaped streets.

At The Ridge, you can choose from their preferred builders or work with the builder of your choice.

The preferred builders have the experience of building homes that work best with the lot to take in the spectacular views of the mountains and the ocean. All of these builders have constructed pre-built and custom homes at The Ridge during the past three years:

Contact the developer for more information on the new lots for sale at The Ridge:
Bruce Clapham Cell: 250.650.8588

Oct 08, 2018

Built Green with Ocean Views - New Homes at The Gales in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island

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.

Built as a side-by-side duplex, both homes offer 1,820 sq. ft. of living space, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms in a rancher/bungalow-style with attached double garages. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, a large central island and plenty of cabinet space. The master bedroom offers a five-piece ensuite, and access to the patio.

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

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