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Jan 31, 2019

More New Homes to be Built in Crown Isle

Construction has been completed on the final phase of Cambridge Park Estates, a new subdivision in the Crown Isle community in Courtenay on Vancouver Island.

Registration is expected to be complete in early February. New home lots will be available off the golf course starting at $257,500 and on the golf course starting at $325,000. This final phase will link to the south end of Crown Isle Drive at Norfolk Way to Kensington Crescent and Royal Vista Way. Once registration is in place new home construction is expected to be underway by custom home builders.

In addition to the new subdivision at Cambridge Park Estates, registration is now complete on all 69 lots in The RISE Phases III & IV. THE RISE is located on Crown Isle Blvd., in Courtenay, BC. A number of builders including Crown Isle Homes, Integra Homes, Benco Ventures and Monterra West Homes, Island Zen Properties and Cameron Contracting are in the process of starting construction on the new homes in this new extension of Crown Isle Blvd.

Come and visit the newest Crown Isle communities in Courtenay on beautiful Vancouver Island. You have many options when choosing your new residence in the Crown Isle Community. You can build your own custom home, work with one of Crown Isle's preferred builders, or choose an existing home listed on the MLS. They offer full real estate services through Crown Isle Realty.

For more information on homes or lots for sale in the Crown Isle community, contact:
Jason Andrew, Director of Real Estate
Cell: 250.207.0070    
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Bert Jaeger, Realtor - Crown Isle Realty
Cell: 250.898-9128   
Email: bjaeger@crownisle.ca
 "No one knows Crown Isle like we do!"  

Jan 30, 2019

Take in the Views from These New Homes at The Ridge in Courtenay

The Ridge CourtenayThe new home community of The Ridge, located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, already has more than 100 new homes built by their preferred builders. In this update, 1stView highlights three new homes for sale and ready for occupancy by builders Lawmar ContractingCoastal Custom Homes and Brando Construction. Take a tour and enjoy the amazing views at The Ridge!

Lawmar Contracting – 4190 Remi Place, Courtenay, BC.  Price: $699,900, MLS #448508

New two level 2,336 sq. ft home offers space for 3 or 4 bedrooms plus 2.5 baths. The master bedroom includes an elegant ensuite with a soaker tub, separate shower, floating cabinets, a radiant heated floor and double sinks. The master bedroom also has access to a large walk-in closet with built-in shelving.
Vaulted ceilings reach the second level of the house in the great room, which is open to a modern kitchen and dining room. An outside deck is located off of the dining room, with easy access for barbecuing and entertaining. This home features a heritage-style covered front porch and has amazing views of the Beaufort Mountains.

Builder: Lawmar Contracting
Hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm
Krystal McIntyre 250-702-5856 or office 250-338-7637
Email: lawrie@lawmar.ca

Coastal Custom Homes – 4166 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay, BC. Price: $799,900, MLS #447063

The focal point of this contemporary rancher style home is the see-through indoor/outdoor luxury gas fireplace extending the living space to enjoy the outdoors from inside of the home. The large deck with glass panels is accessible from the great room and you are only steps away from cozying up to the outdoor fireplace while enjoying unobstructed views of Comox Bay and surrounding mountains. The outside deck has been wired for Bluetooth compatibility so you can listen to your favourite playlist on the outdoor speakers.
This 2,010 sq. ft. home, designed in a transitional style, includes 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The modern two-tone kitchen includes a large island with seating area and custom cabinetry finished in “cloud white” and “ebony” with quartz counter-tops.
Additional features include electrical wiring for an electric or hybrid vehicle, two car garage, landscaping completed and underground sprinklers installed.

Builder: Coastal Custom Homes
Contact: Dean Verschuur
Cell: 250-465-2205
Email: dean@coastalcustomhomes.ca

Brando Construction – 4161 Chancellor Crescent, Courtenay BC.  Price: $629,900, MLS #447060

This 2,159 sq. ft. two-storey home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a modern kitchen with quartz countertops and a large island. The open concept design on the main floor features a spacious great room with a gas fireplace and the dining room is located beside the bright and sunny kitchen. The master bedroom and ensuite are also located on the on the main floor.
Two other bedrooms, a bathroom and large family room (21’ by 14.9’) are located on the second floor. Also included are a two car garage, a heat pump and Hardi plank exterior finishing. This family-friendly home has been completed and is available for immediate occupancy.

Builder: Brando Construction
Contact Realtors:
Michele Courtenay
Phone 250-703-1571
Email: michele@courtneyanglin.com or
Bill Anglin
Phone 250-703-6119
Email: bill@courtneyanglin.com

(Note: prices are subject to change without notice)

Jan 23, 2019

New Open Concept Custom Designed Home for Sale in Crown Isle

Custom Builder, Jayson Welsh with Homes by Crown Isle has a new home for sale in the popular subdivision known as THE RISE in the Crown Isle community on Vancouver Island. This spacious 1,966 square foot two-storey home is designed and built with today's open concept styling in mind. The modern, elegant kitchen features two-toned cabinetry finishing in white and navy blue, elegant lighting fixtures and a full Whirlpool stainless steel appliance package including fridge, gas range, microwave, dishwasher and side by side washer and dryer.

The 18'6" by 12' master bedroom on the main floor features modern sliding barn doors to access the ensuite and the two separate his & hers walk-in closets. The home also includes an additional bedroom and full bathroom on the main floor plus a large bonus room and bathroom upstairs.

The exterior of the home includes Hardi plank siding with rock features and a beautiful covered entry and large rear covered deck. The two car garage and a large driveway allow for plenty of parking. The front and rear yard are landscaped including underground irrigation. The rear yard is fenced and ready for additional vegetation in the garden beds to fit your personal tastes.

Location: 1055 Crown Isle Blvd. in Courtenay, BC
Price: $699,900. (GST is applicable)

For more information and to schedule a viewing of this beautiful home, contact:

Jason Andrew, Director of Real Estate
Cell: 250.207.0070  
Email: jandrew@crownisle.com

Jayson Welsh, VP of Construction Crown Isle Homes
Cell: 250.207-0418  
Email: jwelsh@crownisle.com

(Note: Prices are subject to change without notice)


Jan 19, 2019

Enjoy A New Year, and A New Look For Your Home With Budget Blinds

Budget BlindsThe New Year is a great time to bring new decor into your home! Create a new look in your home with new window coverings this season and take advantage of “buy one-get one” offers on select products from Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island.

New window coverings can not only update the look of your home but can enhance privacy, energy efficiency, and safety. Improve your home’s energy efficiency with updated window coverings and find savings along the way.

Not sure where to start? Call Budget Blinds and arrange a complimentary in-home consultation. You’ll learn about the newest styles and features, as well as get some guidance on colour choices and design. Find the right products to suit your family’s lifestyle and budget, in the comfort of your own home.

Call Budget Blinds today at 250.338.8564 or request a free in-home consultation online.

Budget Blinds of the Central Island serves the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Nanaimo, the  Cowichan Valley and beyond from their Courtenay showroom.

Hurry - their “buy-one, get-one" special is valid for the month of January only!

Jan 18, 2019

Enjoy the Views From This Custom Home For Sale at The Ridge in Courtenay

Views from The RidgeCoastal Custom Homes, one of the preferred builders at The Ridge in Courtenay, will have a new custom home ready for occupancy this April. This bungalow-style home offers 2,010 sq. ft., built in an open concept style. This home features stunning views of Comox Bay and the Mainland mountains. A large deck, accessible from the dining room and featuring an indoor/outdoor fireplace, is the spot to take in these ocean views. 

This custom-designed home features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Contemporary finishes are included throughout, including a gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, custom cabinetry and high-end modern lighting. The great room includes a 12-foot high ceiling in the foyer and living room, and opens to the separate dining room and kitchen.

You'll enjoy the spacious master bedroom and luxurious ensuite. The two other bedrooms can be used as bedrooms of course, or for an office, an exercise or hobby room, a media room or a library.

This Coastal Custom Homes design includes a large 10’ by 8.5’ laundry/mud room with built-in cabinets which is accessible from the garage and the kitchen area. This new home for sale has a two-car garage with additional parking in the driveway for family and guests.

This home is located in The Ridge community in south Courtenay on Vancouver Island. Come and take a drive through and find out why more families are choosing The Ridge as their preferred home location in the Comox Valley.

Located at 4166 Chancellor Crescent in Courtenay, B.C.

MLS listing #447063

Price: $799,900
Realtor: Dean Thompson, Remax
Cell: 250.898.4777

Builder: Coastal Custom Homes
Dean Verschuur
Cell: 250-465-2205

Jan 18, 2019

New Duplexes and Townhomes for Sale in Courtenay, BC | Vancouver Island

Construction is underway new townhouse units at Parkside Lifestyle Homes, located in Courtenay, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island. These two-storey homes are spacious in size and include 1,220 square feet of living space. Each of the new townhomes and duplexes includes:

  • - three bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • - an open style and bright living room and kitchen
  • - an electric fireplace, a gas furnace, gas BBQ hookup
  • - six appliances and window coverings throughout
  • - a garage and outdoor patio
  • - a  large accessible crawl space
  • - landscaping and even guest parking!

In addition, a small playground will be installed for your family and guests to enjoy. All of the Parkside townhomes are Built Green Canada Certified. This ensures 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 to last for years to come.

The townhomes are built alongside Tarling Park, a large nature park owned by the City of Courtenay, ensuring a quiet place to live while enjoying the natural forest. New research documented in Forbes Magazine says that living near a forest makes people happier.

These homes are priced between $359,900 and $368,400. For a limited time, a bonus of $10,000 is being offered on the purchase price of the homes.

A show home is open from 2pm to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday for Parkside Lifestyle Homes, 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   




Jan 11, 2019

Built Green Platinum Homes at The Gales Offer Many Benefits

With stunning ocean views and forest trails at your back door, living at The Gales in Ladysmith means living in nature. The developers and builders of this Vancouver Island new home development are focused on protecting this green space while building homes of the highest quality.
New homes at The Gales are built to the BuiltGreen Platinum level. This is the highest level of BuiltGreen certification and provides a number of benefits to home owners.
According to the Built Green website, owners of Built Green enjoy healthier, more durable homes with lower environmental impacts. 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.
The Gales is a well-established community on Ladysmith on Vancouver Island. Award-winning GNB Builders continues its tradition of luxury home building with new 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 $599,900. An additional two new rancher-style homes are set to begin construction soon. These new 1,820 sq ft homes will 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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