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Apr 29, 2021
The six preferred builders at The Ridge in Courtenay have an established track record of building fabulous family homes. Over the past six years, 125 new homes have been built have been built in this mountain and ocean view community. These builders were all chosen for their knowledge and expertise in building custom homes in Courtenay, BC. They are ready to help bring your new home ideas to life.
Phase 3B, the newest phase to be built at The Ridge, features 61 large residential lots. These new home sites are suitable for a variety of home styles and even allow for homes with legal suites. A few lots are suitable to build a main house with a separate carriage home. Now is the time to start the journey of building a new custom home in one of the most scenic and desirable locations on Vancouver Island - while there are still lots available.
Rancher for Sale at 3298 Eagleview Crescent, Courtenay, BC
If you need something sooner, one of the preferred builders, Smits Construction, has a new rancher style home under construction at 3298 Eagleview Crescent in The Ridge. This 1,877 sq. ft. home features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, with a large open-style great room. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet and an ensuite with a tiled shower and double sinks. A gas fireplace adds a bit of coziness to the cooler winter nights and the HVAC system provides air conditioning in the summer months. This home is ideally situated steps from the walkway that leads directly to the local park and to other pathways throughout the community.
This home is expected to be completed in September of 2021. For more information, contact Nathan at Smits Construction: Nathansmits@hotmail.com or Cell: 250.792.1560
Community residents love life at The Ridge. It is an every-age-friendly community, welcoming a mix of young families, retirees and residents of all ages.
Find out more. Contact one of the Preferred Builders at The Ridge:
Lawmar Contracting | lawmar.ca
Lawrie McIntyre Phone: 250.338.7637 Email: email@example.com
Brando Construction | brandoconstruction.com
Realtor: Bill Anglin Cell: 250.703.6119 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Custom Homes | coastalcustomhomes.ca
Dean Vershuur Cell: 250.465.2205 Email: email@example.com
Candor Developments Inc. | candordevelopments.ca
Isaac Bale Cell: 250.702.7339 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand Legacy Homes
Wayne Schick Cell: 250.702.2251 Email: email@example.com
Smits Construction Ltd. Nathan Smits
250.792.1560 Email: Nathansmits@hotmail.com
To find out more about our available lots, go to the site plan page. Take a drive through of The Ridge in Courtenay, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island and see for yourself! The ocean and mountain views are amazing!
Apr 18, 2021
Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island is locally owned and operated, and offers the same great service from several locations across the Island. One of the great services Budget Blinds offers, that you’ll never find at a big box store, is their complimentary design consultations.
Budget Blinds customers enjoy the opportunity to meet with Rebeccah Stefina of their design team. As a designer and sales manager for the Ladysmith location, Stefina works with clients in all of the communities Budget Blinds serves on Vancouver Island.
She has more than six years of experience in design and working with builders, contractors and interior designers on their projects of all sizes.
Her education in design, portfolio of clients and eye for detail will have you feeling confident in your project from start to finish.
"I love what I do,” Stefina says. “I like to turn my clients wants, needs and dreams into their reality. From single family projects to multi-home construction, I'm your local contact for the best residential and commercial window coverings in Canada."
If you’re ready to update your window decor for summer, or need to consider home automation, call your local Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island. Their complimentary consultations can be done in your home, following Covid safety protocols, or set up a virtual visit.
North Island - Courtenay
Contact Rebeccah directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-924-2150
Apr 17, 2021
The residents of The Ridge often have told us what they love about their community and here are some of their thoughts:
“Life at The Ridge is very family-friendly, there is a nice mix of young families who interact with each other, retirees and other residents of all ages. The community is being built to a high standard and there is a relaxing atmosphere in the neighbourhood. We love living at The Ridge!”
Brianna and Jeremy
“The area surrounding The Ridge is so beautiful, and we love walking around the many trails here and seeing the mountains and the ocean, it is like living in paradise: we see trumpeter swans, Canadian geese and eagles flying right over our house. Plus it is so close to many top-rated golf courses”
Jim and Donna
“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 and biking. We are located walking distance to the ocean. It feels like we are living in the countryside within the city.”
Jean & Brenda
Here are the top 10 reasons to consider making the move:
The ocean and mountain views are stunning.
A large park located within The Ridge.
A quiet community with no thru traffic.
No overhead wires to affect your views.
Pedestrian friendly, with wide sidewalks throughout the neighbourhood.
Easy access to nearby forest trails and the ocean.
Close proximity to amenities and shopping.
Generous sized residential lots.
Mild Pacific climate.
Apr 01, 2021
The Crown Isle Community in Courtenay, BC has recently announced that they are constructing a new subdivision, known as Greystone Estates. This distinctive residential neighbourhood is located directly adjacent to the 8th fairway of the Crown Isle Golf Course. You can easily walk to the first tee box, or you might enjoy the other options that are available at the clubhouse, notably the Timber Room, well known for its ambiance and West Coast cuisine.
Crown Isle Golf Course
The Crown Isle Golf Resort is one of the favoured golf course destinations on Vancouver Island. Built 25 years ago, this well-maintained course offers players a challenging round of golf with stunning views of the Comox Glacier. In October of 2020, the Professional Golf Association (PGA) of BC chose Crown Isle as their Golf Facility of the Year. Bill Kelly, General Manager of Operations at Crown Isle was bestowed with the Cec Ferguson Executive Professional of the Year Award by the BC PGA in 2020. This acknowledgement from the PGA demonstrates the high quality of the golfing experience at the Crown Isle Golf Course.
Crown Isle Community
When asked why residents love living at Crown Isle, they say that they enjoy the walkability of the area, the welcome they receive from the friendly residents, the nearby amenities and the beauty of the neighbourhood. The Comox Valley Hospital, North Island College, the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre, major retail stores, and other shopping amenities are all located within a short walk from the community. The Comox Valley Airport is only a ten minute drive from this area, which is very convenient for those travelling for work or pleasure.
To date, 900 homes have been built in this community over the past 25 years. The owners of Crown Isle continue to build out their vision, with additional new subdivisions being added every year.
Greystone Estates is Crown Isle’s newest subdivision and is currently under construction.
Phases 1 and II have 56 residential lots. These new lots are expected to be finished and ready for new home construction in the summer of 2021. Integra Homes is one of the premier custom home builders in the Crown Isle community and has reserved many of these desirable lots, including some facing the 8th fairway. Real estate activity in the Comox Valley is at unprecedented high levels at the writing of this article in April of 2021. If you have any interest in building a new home in the Crown Isle Community, now is time to contact Integra Homes, to inquire about building a new custom home at Greystone Estates. At this point, 25% of the lots have already been reserved.
Contact Integra Homes
Integra Homes is one of the premier custom home builders in the Crown Isle Community located in the Comox Valley. Contact the owner, Bill Larson for more information on the next steps of building a new home.
Posted in April, 2021
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