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Apr 17, 2023
Silverstone Estates Holds Open House for Patio Homes in Courtenay
Silverstone Estates is a 48-unit patio home development located within the Crown Isle Golf Course Community in Courtenay, BC. Construction has been completed on many of the homes in Phases 1, 2 and 3.
These patio homes are built within the popular Crown Isle Golf Community in Courtenay. This award-winning Par 72 golf course is a favourite destination on Vancouver Island. One of the perks of living in this location is the close proximity to the Crown Isle Clubhouse, home to the Timber Room, a popular restaurant built in a West Coast style, overlooking the 18th tee. Enjoy a short stroll to the Pro shop, the 1st tee and all of the amenities of this championship golf course and resort.
Phase 1 | Floor Plans for SL2 and SL3 - 1,805 Sq. Ft.
These 1,805 sq. ft. homes feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the main floor plus an upper floor that offers 422 sq. ft. of flex space - use it as an additional family room, exercise space or guest room. This floor also features a third bathroom.
A welcoming foyer greets guests and leads to a beautiful open concept kitchen and great room featuring 10' ceilings finished with crown moldings. A cozy, tiled gas fireplace features built-in oak shelving on either side. The bright dining room leads out to the covered back patio which can be enjoyed year-round.
The primary bedroom and adjoining 5 piece ensuite with heated floors are located at the back of this home, offering a peaceful retreat.
Silverstone Estates is located at 1444 Crown Isle Drive in Courtenay B.C.
These patio homes are priced $945,000 each.
This is one of the only new patio home developments on Vancouver Island that offers spectacular mountain and golf course views. Silverstone Estates welcomes residents of all ages and is pet friendly. Enjoy walking along the many pathways in and around the community or stroll over to the Crown Isle shopping centre. Here you’ll find everything from groceries, banks, and medical offices to shopping and restaurants.
Enjoy the West Coast lifestyle of live-work-play in this exclusive Vancouver Island patio home development.
Show Home Open at Silverstone Estates Patio Homes
Location: 1444 Crown Isle Drive, Courtenay, BC
Hours: Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4pm
Contact the realtor for more information or to arrange a private tour.
Realtor: Bert Jaeger, Engel & Volkers Vancouver Island North
Email: email@example.com Text or Call: 250.898.9128
April, 2023 - Prices and availability are subject to change without notice.
Apr 10, 2023
Why The Direction Your Windows Face Matters
Our Vancouver Island weather varies dramatically from season to season, and depending on the direction your rooms face, that variability can be even more impactful. Your home’s direction impacts how and when the sun hits each room and this can mean big changes in heat and light, depending on the season and direction each room faces.
If your home faces South, it may have higher energy bills in the summer. Direct sunlight from the south causes heat to build up, forcing the AC to work harder. However, it may also be warmer in the winter for the same reason.
Southern exposure makes a room cozy in the winter. The addition of shades to the window allows the option to raise the shades and enjoy the sun's warmth during those chilly winter months. However, it can also make summer too hot or bright without the right window treatments. That’s why it’s essential to work with a professional window treatment designer to determine which product will work best for a southern-facing window.
Windows that face north receive natural light all day but don’t receive direct sunlight. Interior shutters are a great way to take advantage of the indirect sunlight from north-facing windows. Their louvers can let in as much or as little light as you like while the cordless design looks clean and uncluttered in kitchens, bathrooms, and home offices.
Alternatively, sheer curtains add gentle textures and patterns to your interior decor without restricting sunlight. In daylight, pulling sheer drapes across the window allows the indirect sunlight to shine through and highlight the design. Adjust the blinds or shade behind the drapes to add privacy or control the light.
An east-facing window will catch the early sun, which can appear bright and glaring in the morning, and diffused and delicate later in the day. Dark colors will seem gloomy, but light colors and sheer materials bring out the softness of the sunlight.
Morning sunlight is welcome in a kitchen or living room, but it can be an annoyance in a bedroom. The best way to deal with morning light is to customize your window treatments to get exactly the amount of light you want.
On summer afternoons, west-facing windows can cause heat to build up. To keep the room comfortable, make sure to keep them covered. Like with south-facing windows, you don't want to lose all the natural light you get from west-facing windows, but you also need to deal with glare and heat. Blinds are a great choice because you can change their angle as the sun moves, diffusing light without blocking it out.
Most energy-efficient window treatments use layers of fabric to improve insulation and control light in the room, keeping it cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Whether you like shades, drapes, blinds, or shutters, there are many energy-efficient window treatment choices.
To prevent UV rays from damaging your furniture and decor, consider solar shades or try UV-resistant window film if you prefer a clear view but don’t want to risk damage to your decor.
Motorized window treatments will help you avoid continually moving the position of your blinds. With various sensors and timers available, they can be programmed to change on their own based on the sun’s position to give you the perfect lighting without lifting a finger.
Regardless of your home's direction, Budget Blinds can help you find window treatments that make sense for your home.
Request a free in-home or virtual consultation from your local Budget Blinds design experts to get started.
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