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Sep 26, 2017
The Real Estate Team in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf community are excited to announce that they are very close to receiving City of Courtenay approval for construction drawings on the expansion of two major subdivisions within the community.
Site services and road work are expected to commence this winter, with paving scheduled to take place in the Spring when the asphalt plant re-opens for 2018. They are forecasting to have registration on the lots sometime in late April / early May of 2018.
There are 69 lots being released in Phase III of The Rise (north side of Ryan Road) and 67 lots in the extension of Crown Isle Drive, Cambridge Park Estates. Lot prices in The Rise are expected to start at $195,000 and in Cambridge Park Estates at $250,000.
Silver Sand Land Corp. and Silverado Land Corp, the two Real Estate Development Divisions of the Crown Isle community, will begin taking reservations on Proposed Building Lots both phases in September. Pricing is subject to change.
Aug 28, 2017
Enjoy ease of travel with an airport just minutes away offering 30 minute flights to Vancouver plus non-stop flights to both Calgary and Edmonton. You will also enjoy being close to the new Comox Valley Regional Hospital, opening in October, 2017, North Island College, the Aquatic Centre plus the Crown Isle Plaza shopping centre complete with restaurants, medical and dental offices, supermarket, the Valley's largest liquor store, Costco, and of course Starbucks and Tim Hortons.
There are also endless recreational opportunities available in the Comox Valley and surrounding area. You can enjoy the snow activities at Mount Washington during the winter, or hiking, swimming and festivals all summer plus endless fishing and boating possibilities all year round. With the milder climate in the Comox Valley you can even play golf 12 months of the year.
Jul 26, 2017
Homes by Crown Isle is busy building new custom and spec homes in one of Crown Isle’s newest communities, The Rise. Currently building in Phase II, Homes by Crown Isle is bringing the excellent standard of custom home construction to this new Crown Isle neighborhood.
Homes by Crown Isle has reserved a number of lots for their clients to choose from. They can also build on any of the additional available lots, which range from $189,900 - $229,900 in Phase II. Homes by Crown Isle will also have a selection of Lots in Phase III, which should be available by September 2017, once final approvals are granted by the City of Courtenay.
Regardless of what stage you are at in life: a first time buyer; empty nester; or nearing retirement, Crown Isle is a perfect place to call home.
This 831-acre master planned residential golf community is a blend of residential real estate lots, single family homes, condominiums and patio homes.
The community’s building guidelines ensure consistency, quality, and the overall vision, while maintaining property values within the master planned golf community.
Contact them today:
Jul 18, 2017
The Comox Valley real estate market continues to be very active according to the June, 2017 report from the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB). And prices continue to rise, with VIREB reporting a 21% increase in prices this year compared to 2016.
Currently there are 37 listings within the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community for single family homes, patio homes and condominiums. Twelve of these listings are new homes being built in The Rise, one of Crown Isle’s newest subdivisions.
In addition to this subdivision, Crown Isle also has three more subdivisions in for approval at the City, with construction anticipated to begin later this fall and into the spring of 2108.
If you are interested in new building lots or homes within these new areas or elsewhere in Crown Isle, their real estate team is developing a “leads list” in order to keep potential new residents informed. Please contact them today so that you can be one of the first people to find out about the new building lots and real estate opportunities in the Crown Isle Community.
Jun 26, 2017
Are you looking to launch a major renovation project, or perhaps even a new home build? One of the most important roles on these projects is that of the general contractor. While some people choose to act as their own general contractor, it is important to understand the important role a professional general contractor can hold on the job site.
The successful completion of any new building plan or renovation project requires a lot of designing, scheduling, budgeting, and perhaps most importantly, the implementation of the right team. Without the appropriate professionals on the job, there are numerous things that can go seriously wrong during a construction assignment that’s on a larger scale.
When organizing a crew for your new build or renovation project, don’t fail to overlook the benefits of hiring a general contractor.
Before you choose your general contractor consider that there are different levels of training, knowledge, experience and reliability. Get a referral from someone you know, check online reviews and ask for references.
Once you’ve hired the right person, one of the perks of having a trusted general contractor in charge is that you can sit back and relax with peace of mind that every detail is under the control of a construction expert.
There is a lot of time, effort and skill that goes into a general contractor’s job. Most homeowners don’t have the experience, resources or time to properly accomplish all of a general contractor’s duties.
Contact them today to learn more:
In photo, left to right: Michelle Bazett, Former Office Manager; Jayson Welsh, VP Construction; Chris McGrath, Construction Manager
Jun 23, 2017
The Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community is proud to host the Annual Comox Valley Ducks Unlimited (CVDU) Golf Tournament at the Crown Isle Golf Course. Join them at their inaugural "Fins & Skins" event, which combines the 18th Annual CVDU Golf Tournament & the first Comox Valley Ducks Unlimited Fishing Derby.
This year's golf tournament will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the beautiful Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community. The fishing derby will be held on July 29.
Marine Harvest is another proud sponsor of the golf tournament and fishing derby. Entrance is only $150 for the golf tournament and $40 per rod for this fishing derby. Net proceeds will benefit Ducks Unlimited Canada's Comox Valley Conservation Programs
The real estate team at Crown Isle Resort and Community is in the business of developing new home lots to create a vibrant community in the Comox Valley. It is also very important to them to give back to the community through supporting conservation. Crown Isle is set in one of the greenest and most scenic areas on Vancouver Island and the Crown Isle team wants to preserve it.
Jun 16, 2017
Homes by Crown Isle is happy to announce that they have four townhouses planned and will be starting construction soon. These affordable new homes are located in Crown’s Isle’s new subdivision called The Rise.
These two level units offer attached garages with direct access to the homes. Each townhome is very roomy, ranging from 1,500 to 1,900 sq. ft. The floor plan includes the kitchen, dining room and living room on the main floor, and three bedrooms and two or more bathrooms. Unit A includes a master bedroom on the main floor.
Each townhouse will include custom highlights such as tiled showers in the master bedroom ensuites, plumbing fixtures from Bartles & Gibson, and a full six-piece appliance package.
The exterior of the building will blend with Crown Isle’s West Coast Contemporary style, finished with Hardi Plank siding and cedar shakes. Please contact us for pricing on these desirable town homes.
Homes by Crown Isle is a custom builder with a long and successful history of building new homes in the Crown Isle community.
To learn more about these townhouses or other new custom homes available in Crown Isle, contact Homes by Crown Isle:
May 30, 2017
This 2,600 square foot, two-storey home being built by Homes by Crown Isle at 1255 Crown Isle Blvd, in Phase 1 of the The Rise at Crown Isle, is nearing completion and will be ready for occupancy soon. This home features ocean and mainland mountain views and is priced at $649,900.
The walk-in level of this homes includes a media room and games room, a large master suite with walk-in closets, a custom tiled ensuite shower, stand alone tub and large vanity with double sinks, and a utility room. The upper floor features a great room, kitchen and dining areas, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fireplace wall, a laundry chute and more. Contact the team at Homes by Crown Isle to arrange for a private tour of this two-storey home for sale in the desirable Crown Isle community.
Jayson Welsh, VP Construction
May 20, 2017
Builders and private clients have spoken for all of the available inventory of lots that have been registered within the Crown Isle Community. More opportunities are on the horizon as one subdivision is being completed and there are plans in the works for additional lots to be built.
Hampton Gate, Phase 2 is now registered - five new homes are set to begin construction within the next two months. There are several "Build to Suit" lots with Homes by Crown Isle , Integra Homes and Omnix Properites. Currently five lots remain for sale, with prices starting at $299,900.
Also, preliminary layout approval has been received on 3 more subdivisions. There will be an additional 69 lots in the next phase of The Rise, 67 lots on the extension of Crown Isle Drive and 17 larger estate lots bordering on the 14th, 15th and 16th fairways on the golf course.
Site servicing is scheduled to begin in late summer or early fall of 2017 and registration is expected to be completed late 2017 or early 2018.
Pricing of these lots is to be determined. Please contact the Real Estate team to receive up-to-date information on these new lots in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community.
To learn more about real estate options in Crown Isle in Courtenay on Vancouver Island, contact:
Apr 24, 2017
The new BC Children’s Hospital Home Lottery Show Home in Crown Isle is still open for viewing. The Children’s Hospital Home Lottery is now sold out and the draw is on May 4th. The grand prize winner of the lottery will have the opportunity to choose from a number of Grand Prizes, including this beautiful custom home in the Crown Isle community in Courtenay on Vancouver Island.
This floorplan is known as The Galiano and is a popular rancher/bungalow design which includes 3-bedrooms and 2-bathrooms that feature cozy heated flooring, This particular home, located at 1668 Crown Isle Drive overlooks the 15the fairway of this par-72 championship golf course.
Built by custom builder Homes by Crown Isle, this stunning new home has many features, including: wire-brushed European Oak floors throughout, quartz countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen with a walk-in pantry, spacious laundry room, a walk-out patio and more.
If you like this floor plan, come by and select from one of their many lots in the Crown Isle Community to build this home, or one of the many other floor plans Homes by Crown Isle offers. They look forward to giving you a tour.
Apr 11, 2017
Due to unprecedented sales of lots and new homes in the Crown Isle Community on Vancouver Island, this golf course development is moving ahead to develop three more subdivisions.
The developers are planning an additional 150 new lots in the next few years years. Contact the real estate team at Crown Isle to add your name to their growing list of potential new Crown Isle homeowners for one of these new subdivisions. Or if you’re ready to start building now, they can assist you with selecting a lot from their existing inventory.
The Crown Isle development is ideally situated in Courtenay in the Comox Valley. Built around a championship 18-hole golf course, the community is conveniently located next to shopping, schools, community amenities and even the new Comox Valley Hospital.
The Crown Isle real state team can also assist you with selecting one of the premier builders who are building new custom homes within the community.
Contact them now for more information.
Apr 04, 2017
Live the Lottery-Winner's Lifestyle at Crown Isle with the 2017 BC Children's Hospital Choices Lottery
You don't have to win the lottery to live a fabulous lifestyle at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community on Vancouver Island, but thanks to the 2017 BC Children's Hospital Choices Lottery you could have both.
Featuring 2,180 square feet of living space, this new home is valued at over $800,000. The Lottery prize package is worth $2.2 million and comes complete with furnishings for the home, a new car and a truck to haul your new RV and fishing boat. Dine around town with $25,000 worth of restaurant gift certificates, and enjoy your winters with 5 years of passes to ski Mount Washington and all the gear you need to do it. Plus take $1.1 million in cash to complete your lottery lifestyle!
The 2017 BC Children's Hospital Choices Lottery is now 95% sold out, with the final ticket deadline just one week away at midnight April 12, 2017.
Tour the Crown Isle lottery home at 1668 Crown Isle Drive, Friday to Sunday, including holidays, from 12-4 pm. Purchase your BC Children's Hospital Choices Lottery online (Open only to BC residents.)
For more information about Real Estate at Crown Isle:
Mar 06, 2017
The Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay continues with plans to develop more residential lots to meet unprecedented demand in this well-established master-planned community.
Phase III of Crown Isle Drive has only one of 14 lots available. Other lots have been sold or have been reserved by local builders, who are ready to build new custom homes for clients. One new home is already under construction in this subdivision.
Construction is also underway at Crown Isle’s only gated single-family home subdivision, Hampton Gate. Here Phase II will include 25 lots and construction is underway – road work and site servicing is happening now, with street paving expected to be underway this spring. To date, 19 of the 25 lots have been reserved with many of the lots held by custom builders waiting patiently to help design and construct custom homes for future residents. Lake and golf course views as well as mountain views are available from these new lots. Lots in Hampton Gate Phase I are now sold out.
With a busy spring expected for new home construction, now is the time to talk to Crown Isle’s real estate team, and learn about the subdivisions, builders and home plans available.
Feb 27, 2017
Feb 26, 2017
They are currently working on three new projects, with preliminary layout review now awaiting approval from the City of Courtenay.
Crown Isle is looking to complete the Crown Isle Drive extension, add estate lots along the Fairway between holes 14 and 15, and develop further phases for The RISE.
In the meantime, local custom home builders have reserved most lots in current and upcoming subdivisions and are ready to help home owners build the custom home of their dreams! While demand is high, there are still plenty of options to choose your lot, builder and home style within the Crown Isle Community.
To learn more about building your new home in Crown Isle, contact:
Feb 21, 2017
Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community’s newest development The RISE is now building Phase II. The lots have been registered and construction of new homes has begun.
A total of 27 of the 28 lots have been spoken for by six different local custom home builders (Homes by Crown Isle, Integra Homes, Monterra Builders, Comox Builders, Comox Valley Construction and Cameron Contracting).
Some of these builders have already started on both spec and custom homes, and a number of new show homes are planned for the summer.
Crown Isle Homes is planning to construct a unique fourplex on Lot 28 bordering the traffic circle. This home will offer some ocean views.
Phase I of The RISE has one lot remaining for sale (Lot 15). Spec homes are under construction on Lots 4 (Grand Legacy Homes) and Lot 14 (Crown Isle Homes). Additional spec homes should also be underway with the next few months on lots 17, 18 and 25.
For more information about The RISE or other real estate opportunities in the Crown Isle Golf Community, contact:
Jan 17, 2017
The Comox Valley continues to be one of the best places in the country to enjoy outdoor activities, such as golf, fishing, and boating year-round. Live at Crown Isle and ski in the morning and golf in the afternoon!
Alberta residents can escape the snow and be golfing in less than two hours with Crown Isle's "Go Green on the West Coast" special, which offers accommodation, golf with power cart, club rentals and a dining voucher for only $199 per person. It will be months before Alberta's golf courses are open for the season, but Crown Isle is green year-round. If you want to stay a little longer, an unlimited winter golf pass is now only $450, valid until the end of March.
And if you decide you really want to stay, visit Crown Isle's real estate team while you're at the resort. Crown Isle is working to bring more lots to the market in 2017. There are currently 4 subdivisions with new homes under construction within the resort community. Another 4 new subdivisions are planned for 2017.
With 12 builders, including Homes by Crown Isle, currently working on new homes, talk to the Real Estate team at Crown Isle to learn more about who can build your new dream home.
Jan 04, 2017
While snow over the holiday season in the Comox Valley meant the Crown Isle golf course was closed, the resort was filled with festivities for the community through out the holidays season, including the very popular Resort Walk.
Lights, fire, music, s'mores, and most importantly, the man himself, Santa. Christmas spirit was all around during their 2nd Annual Crown Isle Resort Walk. This year's Walk included several new additions - The Christmas Tree Trail and decorating contest for local businesses and groups, plus games for the kids including a mini golf course. Inside the Resort Centre Crown Isle hosted the Gingerbread Village and silent auction.
More than 10,000 people came through the Resort Walk this season. Proceeds from their donations will benefit the Boys and Girls Club, Dawn to Dawn, and the Comox Valley Transition Society. Plus, the Food Bank received a significant donation, helping to feed many in need.
The community Christmas party was well-attended, with more than 200 residents enjoying a night in the Crown Isle ballroom. As well, home-decorating contest winners were announced, with many homeowners participating to light up the streets this season.
You too can be a part of this fabulous community. Talk to the Crown Isle real estate team to learn about buying or building in this master-planned community in the Comox Valley.
Dec 20, 2016
After a busy summer sales season, the pace of home sales in Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community has only slowed in the winter months because of a lack of listings! The Crown Isle community typically has 70-80 listings on the market, but currently there are only fewer than 30, with only a handful of singles family homes available, according to Crown Isle Real Estate Realtor Bert Jaeger.
Crown Isle is working to bring more lots to the market in 2017. There are currently 4 subdivisions with new homes under construction within the resort community. Another 4 new subdivisions are planned for 2017.
With 12 builders, including Homes by Crown Isle, currently working on new homes, talk to the Real Estate team at Crown Isle to learn more about who can build your new dream home.
Dec 08, 2016
The 28 new building lots at The Rise - Phase II at Crown Isle are now seeing their first homes under construction. Nearly of these new lots were reserved by local builders, including Homes by Crown Isle.
Homes by Crown Isle and other local custom builder partners are ready to work with you to create your new custom homes. Within Phase I numerous homes are complete, or under construction and available for sale. Two lots also remain starting at $170,000.
The Rise is located on the North side of the Crown Isle property, within walking distance of community amenities including local shopping, North Island College, the Aquatic Centre, and in 2017, the new Comox Valley Hospital. View aerial footage of The Rise here.
Contact the Crown Isle Real Estate team today for more details on The RISE and other opportunities within the community. Nobody knows Crown Isle like they do!
Jason Andrew, Director of Sales