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Dec 06, 2017

Homes at The Gales are Built by Multi-Award Winning GNB Builders

Choose your new award-winning ocean view home at The Gales in Ladysmith today! The luxury patio homes and condominiums at the Gales are constructed to the highest quality, and Built Green by GNB Builders.
GNB Builders Inc. are home builders with more than 30 years of experience in the building industry. In 2012 GNB Builders was awarded the prestigious BC Built Green Builder of the Year by Department G of Built Green Canada as well as one Gold Care Award and five Silver Care Awards from the Canadian Home Builders Association. In 2013 GNB Builders was awarded with Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award for best company (under 50 employees) and Best Construction Company for the Island from Business Vancouver Island. And in 2016, their work at The Gales won them the Vibe Award for best single family production home.
GNB Builders has built a reputation for quality building, excellent customer service and a company that delivers all that it promises.
The Gales is a 68-home development (42 patio homes & 26 condos in two condo buildings) with ocean and mountain views. From a walk on one of the many local beaches to leisurely strolls through pristine forest right at your back door, the lure of natural wonder is ever beckoning. The homes are designed to take full advantage of the views, and provide large outdoor living spaces from which to enjoy the setting.
Stop by today or contact realtor Keith Mazurenko and "be blown away by The Gales."

Nov 30, 2017

Gather and Celebrate in the Comox Valley with Friends and Family This Holiday Season

Comox Valley ChristmasAs the holiday season begins, many Canadians are visiting friends and relatives across the country. For those traveling to the Comox Valley, a wide variety of events and activities await.

Riverside Senior Living, set in downtown Courtenay, adjacent to the Best Western Westerly Hotel, will be open and offering tours of their show suite through December. Learn how convenient it would be for friends and family to visit and stay at the hotel, while enjoying everything the community has to offer.

Comox Valley holiday traditions include a torch light parade and fireworks at Mount Washington, caroling and garden lights at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, the holiday walk at the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community and seasonal shows including The Nutcracker and Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular at the Sid Williams Theatre.

Make a plan to enjoy these activities and create your own holiday traditions in the Comox Valley.

To arrange a tour and learn more about the amenities at Riverside Senior Living, contact them today!

Nov 23, 2017

The Riverside Senior Living Activity Schedule Will Keep You Busy and Entertained

Riverside Senior Living CourtenayAt Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay, residents of the Comox Valley’s newest independent living community can enjoy an endless variety of activities.

With classes ranging from fitness to cooking and computers, every new day brings new opportunities. Work with a fitness trainer, keep up with your cooking or learn new computer skills. Learn new crafts or spend time in the garden.

Off-site excursions will also be offered.

Special events including high tea and happy hours will be offered throughout the week, meaning you and your visitors - who are always welcome - will always be entertained.

To view the new show suite and learn more about the independent living lifestyle at Riverside Senior Living in downtown Courtenay, contact 250.331.4010 or register on their website.

Nov 22, 2017

Homes by Crown Isle Building in The Rise

The new Homes by Crown Isle show home and information centre is now open Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 4 pm. This beautiful new home is located in The Rise, one of Crown Isle Community’s newest subdivisions.

Built by premier custom builder, Homes by Crown Isle, this two-storey home features views of Georgia Strait and the mainland mountain range.

Are you thinking of moving to the Crown Isle Community? This new home is move-in ready! Listed at $649,900, it is located at 1255 Crown Isle Blvd. You could move in for the holidays! Stop by today and enjoy a tour.

For more information, contact:
Jason Andrew
Director of Sales 
Cell: 250.207.0070    
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Nov 17, 2017

Enjoy Winter Fishing in the Comox Valley

Island Pursuit Sport FishingYes, it is true, it is November, but in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, there are many activities to participate in, especially if you are passionate about fishing.

Did you know that the Comox Valley has a very vibrant winter fishing season? The Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community is partnering with Island Pursuit Sport Fishing, one of the Comox Valley’s premier charter fishing companies to help their resort guests experience the thrill of fishing. While on the fully heated vessel you'll see a variety of marine life and birds.

Enjoy a stay at the Crown Isle Villas and allow Steve Veloso at Island Pursuit Sport Fishing make the arrangements for your day of winter fishing. This is truly West Coast living! After a day on the water, you'll come back to the Crown Isle Clubhouse where you will enjoy West Coast cuisine, complimented by an amazing selection of wine and beer, including award-winning local varieties. Come and visit Crown Isle and Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island.

Jason Andrew
Director of Sales
Phone: 250.207.0070
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

Photo courtesy Island Pursuit Sport Fishing


Nov 16, 2017

The Ridge in Courtenay Welcomes New Home Builder Candor Developments

Candor DevelopmentsCandor Developments is one of the newest builders to be constructing new homes at The Ridge in south Courtenay.

Partners Isaac Bale and Clayton Frank are excited to be part of The Ridge community. They recently started construction on a new show home located at the intersection of Chancellor Crescent and Harbourview Boulevard at The Ridge in Courtenay, BC. This rancher/bungalow style home will be 1,956 sq. ft. in size and will be finished by March, 2018.

They are also constructing another new home, located on Harbourview Boulevard, which will be a 1,700 sq. ft. rancher.

Candor also builds custom homes, and would be happy to work with you to create your dream home.They have built many new residential homes in the Comox Valley and strive to make the building of a new home as easy as possible for their clients.

For more information on Candor Developments, contact Isaac Bale:
Phone: 250.702.7339
Email: info@candordevelopments.ca

Contact The Ridge to register as a “prospective client” for more information on the new residential lots for sale that will be available in 2018.
Phone: Bruce Clapham 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com
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Nov 15, 2017

Resort-Style Amenities For Retirees to Enjoy at Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay

The Comox Valley’s newest Seniors’ Independent Living community offers many amenities beyond the newly designed studio and one-bedroom suites.

Residents of Riverside Senior Living can keep active in the the swimming pool or in the dedicated fitness facility, which will both offer a variety of instructor-led programs and classes.

Enjoy in some pampering in the on-site spa and salon, before heading to the social lounge for high tea or happy hour.

The games room will offer entertaining and educational opportunities. And you can always enjoy a stroll along the Riverwalk, just steps from your door.

Dining options are also plentiful, with three chef-prepared meals served daily, the option of in-room dining, and multiple restaurants on site and more within a few blocks of the downtown Courtenay location.

The show suite is now open at Riverside Senior Living, which will welcome its first residents in the Spring of 2018. Book a tour of the suite and learn more about all of the amenities today.

Contact 250.331.4010 or register on their website.


Nov 13, 2017

Ladysmith's First Avenue Honoured as Canada's Great Street

Ladysmith First AvenueThe community of Ladysmith was recently honoured by the Canadian Institute of Planners, who recognized the town's historic First Avenue as Canada's 2017 Great Street.

First Avenue is a defining area of this charming community on Vancouver Island, and was recognized based on criteria that included social, economic and accessibility and safety factors, as well as elements including design, culture, history and landscape. First Avenue beat out 16 other submissions from across Canada.

You could be enjoying this and many of the other amenities of this lovely town from your home at The Gales.

The Gales is a new luxury ocean view home community in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island. Currently there are two patio homes under construction: #18 and #19. These new patio homes are 1,820 sq. ft, and offer stunning ocean views.

The Gales has one new luxury ocean view home completely finished and ready for occupancy, featuring 1,000 sq. ft. on the top floor and 1,555 sq. ft. on the ground floor. This new home is offered for sale at $649,900.

For more information contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty

Office: (250) 245-0545 
Toll-Free: 1-877-252-2252

Nov 10, 2017

Realtor Art Meyers Thanks CFB Comox Members, Military Retirees and Veterans for Their Service

On Nov. 11, Canadians mark Remembrance Day, and locally a variety of memorial events are scheduled in the Comox Valley. All three municipalities (Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland) host parades, followed by a moment of silence at their cenotaphs. The Legion Halls in all thee communities also host open houses, and all are welcome.

CFB Comox is a busy air force base, and a large community of retired Canadian military members have made the area home, making Remembrance Day an important holiday for the local community. Military retirees have joined the ranks of a growing seniors’ population in the Comox Valley, and are often drawn to the area by the area’s natural beauty, favourable climate and friendly active communities.

Realtor Art Meyers has been working to serve the Comox Valley real estate needs of CFB Comox families and retired military members for more than four decades. This Remembrance Day, Art Meyers honours the sacrifices of our veterans, and gives thanks for the freedoms Canadians now enjoy.


Nov 09, 2017

A Growing Seniors Community and Active Military Base Mark Remembrance Day in the Comox Valley

With a busy Air Force base in Comox, and a large community of retired Canadian military members living in the Comox Valley, Remembrance Day is a significant time for veterans and their loved ones in the community to gather and remember.

All three municipalities host events: In Courtenay, a Veterans’ Breakfast is held in the Upper Hall of the Courtenay Legion, followed by a parade march to the cenotaph in that city. The afternoon also features an open house at the Courtenay Legion, followed by dancing and music.

Comox and Cumberland both host parades, followed by a moment of silence at their cenotaphs. The Legion Halls in both communities also host open houses, and all are welcome.

Many military retirees have joined the ranks of the growing Comox Valley seniors’ population. Retirees cite the area’s natural beauty, favourable climate and the number of activities available for seniors in the Comox Valley as reasons for retiring here.

Riverside Senior Living is the Comox Valley’s newest retirement community, offering independent seniors’ living suites in downtown Courtenay. These new studio and one-bedroom suites will welcome their first residents in the Spring of 2018.

For more information, on Riverside Senior Living call 250.331.4010 or register on their website.


Photo Credit: Royal Canadian Air Force

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