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Aug 28, 2020

Enjoy Living At The Ridge - A Family Friendly Neighbourhood in Courtenay

Living in a family-friendly community can be valuable boost for poeple of all ages. The sense of community and security, available outdoor activities, and time spent with neighbours can really make a community feel like home. This is one of the key selling features of The Ridge community in South Courtenay on Vancouver Island. You'll find many happy faces on both children and adults when you drive around this new ocean view community. 

Kids are out riding their bikes on the wide boulevards, chalk drawing is a popular pastime on the sidewalks and neighbours are out walking their dogs throughout the neighbourhood parks and pathways. Impromptu basketball games will spring up when there are a few kids and adults gathering together around a basketball net. 

The Ridge is a welcoming community where residents get to know each other and often end up becoming friends. Many residents have moved from other communities and even other provinces to find a welcoming place to call home. Living at The Ridge provides plenty of opportunities to get out and be active and have fun!

Nearby trails are popular for nature walks, and the 1.5 acre community park is large and suitable for all kinds of activities, including baseball, soccer, frisbee, football, or bocce ball. The park is fully grassed, irrigated and features a children’s play structure. Street lamps surround the park, illuminating it at night. This dedicated park is just one of the reasons why families love living at The Ridge.

The location of The Ridge provides quick and easy access to outdoor activities at Comox Lake, the ocean, the Cumberland biking trails and many other outdoor activities in the Comox Valley. Life at The Ridge is family-friendly for all ages.

Are you interested in building a custom home on Vancouver Island? Find out more information about available lots and other homes for sale at The Ridge in Courtenay, B.C.

Contact: Bruce Clapham 
Phone 250.650.8588
Email:
theridge.bruce@mail.com

 

Aug 27, 2020

Automate Your Home With Help from Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island

September brings with it new routines and schedules. Is your home ready to adjust?

Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island can help you with home automation to ensure that everything you need can be controlled with the push of a button. Turn your lights on automatically as you come home on those dark fall evenings. Adjust your motorized blinds to automatically maximize daylight in your home. Or use automation tools to enhance your home security while you’re away, with automatic lights and blinds.

While Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island is known for their extensive selection of window coverings, great prices and friendly service, they can provide so much more.

Budget Blinds has partnered with Lutron to offer whole home wireless automation. With Lutron’s® whole-home wireless automation, your Budget Blinds shades and blinds open and close at the touch of a button, or at a preselected time of day or night, giving you effortless control of your smart shades and blinds. With Lutron you can monitor and control lights from your smart device no matter where you are, or create personalized lighting schedules that change with the seasons.

Contact Budget Blinds today for a free virtual or in-home consultation and learn how their home automation solutions can make your home work better for you.

Contact your closest location today:

Cowichan Valley

Call: 250.924.0249

Nanaimo-Oceanside

Call 250.751.8564

North Island - Courtenay

250.338.8564

 

Aug 19, 2020

Why is Everyone Moving to The Comox Valley?

Step away from a frantic urban lifestyle and enjoy a more laid back, relaxing way of life in the Comox Valley, a piece of paradise on Vancouver Island. 

The Comox Valley includes the city of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland, Hornby and Denman Islands and several unincorporated communities. Located on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, with a growing population of 65,000, the region welcomes people from across Canada who choose to enjoy the year-round outdoor recreation activities and extensive amenities that the communities offer. The median age of residents here is 48 and the population includes families, retirees and young people. 

The Comox Valley offers all of the critical things that create a strong, liveable community:

  • Recently, a new hospital was built in Courtenay. There are doctors and other medical professionals who are taking on new patients in our community. Having these facilities close by is comforting for those seeking medical care.
  • North Island College has programs for students of all ages and has an Elder College program for learners over 55.
  • The Comox Valley Aquatic Centre has swimming activities for all ages.
  • The Comox Valley Sports Centre has two sheets of ice and a wellness centre, weight room and sauna.
  • YQQ is a busy airport with multiple daily flights connecting the to Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, and seasonal flights to Mexico.
  • A diverse economy.
  • A vibrant arts and cultural community.

Compared to larger cities in Metro Vancouver and the Victoria area, housing in the Comox Valley is more affordable. If you are thinking of relocating to the Comox Valley, a new home development like The Ridge offers benefits that appeal to many home buyers, including zoning for secondary suites that could be suitable for in-laws, adult children or renters. 

As an example, one of The Ridge's preferred builders, Coastal Custom Homes currently has a new home under construction and for sale. It is located at 3332 Harbourview Blvd. in Courtenay. This two-storey home features 3,022 sq. ft. and includes a 937 sq. ft. secondary suite perfect for extended family or to generate a rental income. This home features views of Comox Bay and of the mainland mountains and is priced at $849,900.

For more information about this new home, or to build your own custom home, contect Dean Verschuur:
250-465-2205 ​
Dean@coastalcustomhomes.ca

Are you interested in building a custom home at The Ridge? Find out more information about available lots and other homes for sale in Phase 3A.
Contact developer Bruce Clapham: 
Phone 250.650.8588
Email:
theridge.bruce@mail.com

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Courtenay, British Columbia
Canada