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Mar 28, 2016

Beaches, Forests and Luxury Living All at The Gales in Ladysmith

The Gales villa for saleThe Gales is now showcasing its latest luxury show home in Ladysmith, by award-winning GNB Builders. This 3,000 sq. ft. Built Green® custom patio home offers the best in modern environmentally-friendly materials and construction techniques, offering a luxury home in a stunning location. The kitchen features custom floor to ceiling cabinetry, granite countertops, and island with built in sink and eating bar. The main-floor master bedroom is complete with a luxurious ensuite and walk- in closet with custom cabinetry. The wrap-around oceanview decks are extensive and will easily accommodate enough outdoor furniture to keep your guests comfortable on summer evenings.

Situated overlooking the Georgia Strait on the east coast of Vancouver Island, The Gales villas and bungalows offer residents sweeping ocean and mountain views. Life at The Gales gives you the opportunity to enjoy outdoor pursuits year-round - from a walk on one of the many local beaches to leisurely strolls through pristine forest right at your back door. The town of Ladysmith provides everything you need to enjoy living in a small community. And the Nanaimo airport is only 10 minutes away, offering daily flights to Vancouver and Calgary.

For more information on this luxury patio home for sale, contact:

Keith Mazurenko, REALTOR® 

Phone:1.866.315.0545
Location: Ladysmith, on Vancouver Island
Address: 410a 1st Ave, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A9
Website: www.thegales.ca
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Mar 23, 2016

Three Ways to Spend Easter Sunday at Crown Isle Resort - Fun For All Ages

Easter at Crown IsleEaster Sunday is a busy day at Crown Isle Resort in Courtenay, with activities for all ages.

Start the day with an Easter egg hunt on the driving range. The search begins at 8:30 am. Afterwards, enjoy a pancake breakfast in the ballroom. Entry is by donation – funds benefit Crown Isle’s Community First programs and help support future programs like the Holiday Resort Walk. Suggested donation is $5/family.

In the afternoon, bring the family for Easter Sunday Brunch in the Ballroom. Featuring a delectable spread from Chef Chris Turner and the Crown Isle culinary team. Brunch is $39 per person plus taxes and gratuity.

The day wraps up with a traditional Easter dinner at 5 pm. Dinner is $49 per person, plus taxes and gratuity.

Both brunch and dinner will feature musical accompaniment by SoundBite - cellist Jordie Robinson and guitarist/vocalist Franco Noviello.

Please call 250-703-5000 for reservations for any of the events or for more information.

Mar 23, 2016

Receive your Keys in 90 Days and Move into a Custom Home by Builder “Homes by Crown Isle”

K90 Program Homes by Crown IsleHomes by Crown Isle is the custom home builder in the Crown Isle Community owned and operated by the same people who own Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community. They know the community better than anyone and are excited to offer you a custom home that you can move into in just 90 days.

The Homes by Crown Isle K90 program means that you'll receive the keys to your brand new home in just 90 days.
This new approach offers custom home buyers many advantages - you move into the custom home you want, and in addition, your new home is completed on time and on budget. It gives you certainty, cost savings and timely completion.

K90 works like this: you choose a home that has already been completed to lock-up, with all of the exterior elements of a finished home. The inside is unfinished but the floor plan is complete. You can now choose the colours and design elements you want. Ninety days later, you’ll get the keys to your new, move-in ready home.

Homes by Crown Isle currently has four K90 homes to choose from with various floors plans, ranging in size from 2,100 sq. ft. to 2,800 sq. ft.
These four homes are ready and waiting for you to come and choose the interior finishings:
Priced from $729,900 - 1486 Crown Isle Drive (located on the 15th Fairway)
Priced from $709,900 - 1606 Crown Isle Drive (located on the 15th Fairway)
Priced from $699,900 - 1668 Crown Isle Drive (located on the 15th Fairway)
Priced from $619,900 - 124-1290 Crown Isle Drive, located inside the prestigious Hampton Gate, the first single family home gated community in Crown Isle.

To learn more about the K90 program, or tour any of these homes, contact Homes by Crown Isle

Contact:
Builder: Homes by Crown Isle Show Home and Open House located 1184 Crown Isle Drive, Courtenay, BC
Open Monday to Sunday 12pm – 4 pm, .
Jayson Welsh
Office 250 703 5057
Mobile: 250.207.0418
Email: jwelsh@crownisle.ca
www.crownislehomes.com

Mar 22, 2016

Choose Your Crown Isle Golf Club Membership Today

Memberships at Crown IsleNow is the time to pick up your 2016 Crown Isle Golf membership. The stunning championship course in the Comox Valley offers a number of different membership options designed for all level of player. 2016 brings with it many new additions to membership benefits!

Choose from full memberships that allow for unlimited golf 7 days a week year-round, with 21-day advance booking privileges, to social memberships which offer deep discounts on prime time golf and the benefit of advance booking.

Corporate memberships are a great way to entertain clients, offer staff incentives or enjoy some team bonding and save.

This year, Crown Isle memberships include reciprocal play agreements with Westin Bear Mountain and Quilchena Golf Courses, discounts on fitness memberships, golf lessons and in the Pro Shop. The benefits go far beyond the golf course.

Are your kids golfing now too?  All dependents – 18 and under – are now included in your annual full and limited memberships, or purchase a Fairway Kids membership and they’ll enjoy unlimited golf all season.

All memberships are valid through March 31, 2017. Contact the Pro Shop today for more information, or download the membership information and application from the Crown Isle website.

Mar 18, 2016

New Homes at The Ridge, a Quiet, Idyllic Location in the City of Courtenay

Map to The RidgeWelcome to The Ridge, a new residential Courtenay community featuring mountain and ocean view lots. Many new home owners at The Ridge already know that this new community is one of the prime locations in the Comox Valley, as they have already purchased or built their new home in this premium location.

New Custom Homes Starting at $430,000

You have a variety of choices when building your new home at The Ridge: a rancher/bungalow style home, a two-level home, a home with a secondary suite or a residential lot with enough room for a home and a carriage home! Stop in to see the show homes by their main buildersBrando Homes and Lawmar Contracting.

The Ocean and Mountain Views from your Custom Home at The Ridge

Imagine looking east towards the Strait of Georgia, the Coastal Mountain Range and the Comox Marina and watching the sunrise from your new home, or sitting on your deck or patio and watching the sun set over the Comox Glacier and the Beaufort Mountains. The views, the lifestyle, the enjoyment are all right here in Courtenay. And you're just minutes away from restaurants, malls, shopping and the downtown area.

It is easy to get here. Just follow these driving directions:

1. Take the Courtenay Exit from Highway 19, right turn on Comox Logging Road for 1.5km until you get to Buckstone Road and turn right and turn right again on either Stoneridge Avenue or on Harbourview Boulevard.

2. If you are heading South on the old Island Highway turn right at Fraser Road, and turn left on the Comox Logging Road, and then drive for 0.5 km and turn right on Buckstone Road and then turn right again on either Stoneridge Avenue or on Harbourview Boulevard.

3. If you are heading North on the old Island Highway turn left at Fraser Road, and turn left on the Comox Logging Road, and then drive for 0.5 km and turn right on Buckstone Road and then turn right again on either Stoneridge Avenue or on Harbourview Boulevard.

Note: This subdivision is fairly new, and Google does not even have our address on their map yet!

Find out more! Call them directly:

Bruce Clapham

Mobile: 250.650.8588

Email:theridge.bruce@mail.com

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Mar 10, 2016

Ocean Views and Luxury Living Define The Gales in Ladysmith

Ocean views at The GalesWith ocean views, luxury finishes and a commitment to the environment, homeowners at The Gales are living the ultimate Vancouver Island lifestyle. Now is your chance to own your own luxury ocean view villa on central Vancouver Island.

The Gales in Ladysmith is now showcasing its latest luxury show home by award-winning GNB Builders. This 3,000 sq. ft. Built Green® custom patio home offers the best in modern environmentally-friendly materials and construction techniques, offering a spectacular home in a spectacular location.

Situated overlooking the Georgia Strait on the east coast of Vancouver Island, The Gales patio homes and bungalows offer residents sweeping ocean and mountain views. Life at The Gales gives you the opportunity to enjoy outdoor pursuits year-round - from a walk on one of the many local beaches to leisurely strolls through pristine forest right at your back door. The town of Ladysmith provides everything you need to enjoy living in a small community. And the Nanaimo airport is only 10 minutes away, offering daily flights to Vancouver and Calgary.

For more information on this luxury patio home for sale, contact:

Phone: Keith Mazurenko, REALTOR® 1.866.315.0545
Location: Ladysmith, on Vancouver Island
Address: 410a 1st Ave, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A9
Website: www.thegales.ca
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Mar 07, 2016

Good News for Retirees Seeking to Relocate to Vancouver Island

The Ridge BCBaby boomers and retirees are cashing in on high real estate prices in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland and are looking to relocate where they can enjoy an affordable lifestyle in comfort. They are also seeking a place to recreate and enjoy a temperate climate where they can golf, hike, ski, enjoy water sports, fish and live in a vibrant communityThe Ridge in the Comox Valley offers all of this with new homes starting at $430,000.

In a report released by Sotheby’s International Realty Canada on March 3, 2016, real estate prices on single family homes is expected to continue to rise in the Vancouver and Toronto markets. The first two months of 2016 saw prices of homes increase by 23 percent over 2015 in Vancouver. The report goes on to say, “Toronto and Vancouver will continue to lead luxury home sales in Canada this spring in both volume and price, and mostly for the same reasons they dominated last year” which cites macro-economic trends including limited inventory and strong demand from buyers.

The Ridge Offers New Homes starting at $430,000!

Imagine looking out at the Comox Marina and toward the east, watching the sun rise from your new home, or sitting on you back deck, watching the sun set over the Comox Glacier.  Many new home owners are enjoying their new homes at The Ridge. Come by and see the show homes by Brando Homes  and Lawmar Contracting.

Find out more! Call them directly:

Bruce Clapham
Mobile: 250.650.8588
Email: theridge.bruce@mail.com

Mar 01, 2016

Sussex Extension / Lake 20 - The Newest Subdivision In the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community

Laek 20 at Crown IsleCrown Isle is pleased to announce their latest 32 lot subdivision in the Crown Isle Community in Courtenay on Vancouver Island. The Sussex Extension / Lake 20 subdivision is located at the end of Sussex Drive, behind the existing homes on Idiens Way in the Community's south end.

This double cul-de-sac design will provide a safe, quiet environment for your next home, with no through-traffic.

Following the lot registration, 7-10 new custom homes are already planned to begin construction. Benco Ventures, Crown Isle's largest builder, has reserved another 10 lots in this subdivision and has variety of home plans for different budgets available.

There are still some beautiful lots backing on to the lake to choose from for your new dream home.

Stop by the current Show Home, located at 1184 Crown Isle Drive for more information, and learn more about the Crown Isle lifestyle.
Hours are: Monday to Friday 11 am – 4 pm,  Saturday 10 am – 3 pm.

Contact: Jason Andrew
Address: 399 Clubhouse Drive, Courtenay, BC V9N 9G3
Phone: 250.207.0070
Email: jandrew@crownisle.ca

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