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Testimonial From a Happy Home Owner

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It means the world to us when we receive a testimonial from one of our homeowners. This is the case with the Grant family who moved from the Mainland to the Vancouver Island community of Courtenay in 2019. Here are some kind words about their experience of living in a Coastal Custom Home: “When it came time for us to purchase a house over here in the Comox Valley, we had a two-day window where my girls were with me. So I set up with the realtor a tour of what I wanted and the areas in which I was…

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New Comox Valley Home Perfect for a Home Based Business

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Our lives are evolving in 2020 and a big shift is taking place in our workplace. More people are working from home and connecting with their employers or customers via technology. The rise and popularity of online meetings have made communicating with colleagues and clients part of the mainstream business culture. Some people have started their own business or have become part of the freelance or “gig” economy. Many are taking advantage of this point in time and the expanding digital world to work from the comfort of their own home.  When building a new custom home, this may be…

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Choosing a Custom Home Builder in Courtenay on Vancouver Island

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Choosing a custom home builder is a big decision. At Coastal Custom Homes, we are committed to providing an easy and streamlined experience to meet your goals of building a custom home on your timeline and budget.   Our professional team takes pride in assisting our clients with choosing a home design that is built around their lifestyle. We engage in a collaborative approach to provide a custom floor plan that works for a specific lot. We design original custom homes and our in-house interior designer provides the owner with a comfortable, functional and energy-efficient home that is beautiful inside and…

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Home Suite Home by Coastal Custom Homes on Vancouver Island

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A new trend is emerging in the real estate market on Vancouver Island and this is especially evident in the Comox Valley. Land costs are on the rise and some builders are taking advantage of by-law zoning that is in place to build a secondary suite within new homes. These homes with secondary suites are popular and sell fairly quickly in the Comox Valley as there is a small inventory to choose from. New homes with suites are useful to buyers who are looking for a mortgage helper or for an inlaw or secondary suite for family members. Homes with…

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Coastal Custom Homes is Building Beyond the Step Code Standard

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The BC Energy Step Code is a compliance path that requires a level of energy efficiency in new residential construction that goes above and beyond the requirements of the BC Building Code. At Coastal Custom Homes we build new energy-efficient homes that exceed the City of Courtenay’s Energy Step Code 2 requirements. We build to the Step Code 3 standard and incorporate some of the energy-efficient standards in Step Code 4. We integrate high-performance designs, materials and systems into all of our new homes. In addition, energy modelling software is used in design phase pre-construction and on-site testing during construction…

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The Comox Valley Offers a Healthy Lifestyle for All Ages

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The Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island is one of the top communities for families of all ages to relocate to. This is the perfect home base for Vancouver Island adventures and is quickly becoming known as one of the “go-to” places for outdoor recreation 365 days of the year. There are activities year-round for people of all ages. The Comox Valley, comprised of the communities of Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland, is one of the most beautiful regions on Vancouver Island to live.  Healthy Lifestyle Year-Round Activities available in the region: Easy, moderate and adventure hiking River, lake and ocean…

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New Home for Sale with Secondary Suite on Vancouver Island

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We are pleased to begin construction on a new home located at 3332 Harbourview Blvd. at The Ridge in Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island. This two-storey floor plan provides a total of 3,022 sq. ft. which includes a separate secondary suite. The main living area is 2,085 sq. ft. and the secondary suite has 937 sq. ft.  The main part of the home is very spacious and has three bedrooms, three baths, and a large kitchen which opens to the family room and dining room. It also has a balcony overlooking the Comox Bay and the mainland mountains. The view…

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New Rancher for Sale at 3409 Marygrove Drive in Courtenay, BC

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New incentives on this home, bring your offers to us! Please Note: With the situation around COVID-19 continuing to develop we are committed to offering a safe environment to view this home for sale. Coastal Custom Homes will show this home by appointment to one client(s) at a time. People viewing this home will be screened to see if they have been healthy. We will also be cleaning and sanitizing this home after every viewing and when you come to look at this home, you will be asked to wear gloves, which we will supply. The health and safety of…

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Happy Valentines Day | Home is Where the Heart Is!

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Often, we hear stories from our clients about “falling in love with a new home.” We know that it is a big, life-changing decision to choose a new home for you and your family. We understand and we make the extra effort when building our homes to ensure that they are healthy and comfortable.  We use top of the line HVAC systems providing many benefits to the ventilation system. This improves air regulation, stops condensation and controls air impurities, adding to a healthy home environment.  This home is built with comfort in mind, surrounding you and your family with a…

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Top Ten Reasons to Move to Vancouver Island

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City life does have its perks especially if you want to be in the heart of the hustle and bustle. However, if you find your priorities are changing, you might want to consider moving to Vancouver Island. Why? Spectacular scenery and easy access to beaches, clean air, 12 months of recreation, and small-town vibes are just a few of the reasons. Vancouver Island is home to some of Canada’s best places to live, according to Maclean’s magazine’s new survey published in the summer of 2019. Maclean’s researchers gathered data from 415 towns and cities across the country and compared them…

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