Builders’ best featured in parade

NANAIMO: Canadian Home Builders’ Association is showcasing local professional builders and renovators and the communities they create.

  • Sep. 19, 2012 4:00 p.m.
This Rockwood Heights executive townhome is one of nine featured in the second annual Parade of Homes Saturday (Sept. 22).

This Rockwood Heights executive townhome is one of nine featured in the second annual Parade of Homes Saturday (Sept. 22).

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Central Vancouver Island is showcasing local professional builders and renovators and the communities they create – from the ground up – with Nanaimo’s second annual Parade of Homes.

Taking place Saturday (Sept. 22) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  the tour features nine properties including finished homes, renovations, mid construction projects and property for development.

It’s an opportunity for the public to see and ask questions about new homes, renovations, products, technologies, energy efficiencies and design.

Allowing people to see what’s behind the walls, their options available and different types of housing is a new focus this year for the tour.

Participants can start at any location. A one-time fee of $10 per couple provides entry to all of the featured properties.

Participating homes include:

1053 Strathmore St., Nanaimo

This home was custom designed by Pheasant Hill Homes to ensure a perfect fit for the owner’s lifestyle. Enhanced exterior details enable this home to stand out as an attractive custom home, yet fits right into its neighbourhood.

Low maintenance features, accessibility and comfort throughout influenced the design and finishing of this energy efficient home.

Builder: Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd.

Contact: Ken Connolly 250-618-6880.

E-mail: admin@buildbetterhomes.ca.

Web: www.buildbetterhomes.ca.

 

3436 Ocean Mist Pl., Nanaimo

Rockwood Heights Executive Town Homes are situated in a 15-hectare pocket of wilderness just 10 minutes from downtown Nanaimo.

The lush forest is at your back and every luxurious feature, from personal elevators to floor-to -ceiling windows makes life more beautiful.

Move-in ready, these two-bedroom plus den, two bath nature-setting townhomes are exquisitely finished with you in mind.

Builder: Hazelwood Holdings Ltd.

Contact Jack Whittaker 250-716-1940.

E-mail: jmwhittaker@hazelwood.ca.

 

715 Haliburton St., Nanaimo

A unique custom-designed two-storey plus walk-out basement home in downtown Nanaimo.

This home’s exterior walls and roof are constructed with structural insulated panels, contributing to maximum insulation values and seismic structural requirements.

Builder: B. Gallant Homes Ltd.

Contact: Byron Gallant or Steve Strenja 250-714-1991.

Web: www.bgallanthomes.com.

 

6200 Nitinat Way, Nanaimo

Three-bedroom, side-by-side duplex, one side full basement, one side crawlspace.

Both feature one-car garage, vinyl siding and a fibreglass roof.

Builder: Palladian Developments Inc.

Contact: Mike Hamilton 250-760-0058.

E-mail: mike@palladian.ca.

Web: www.palladian.ca.

 

548 Sarum Rise Way, Nanaimo

This 1,609 sq.-ft. rancher was framed by Vancouver Island University’s carpentry program.

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom rancher is also found in the centrally located Hawthorne Community close to schools, parks and recreational centres.

Builder: Palladian Developments Inc.

Contact: Mike Hamilton 250-760-0058.

E-mail: mike@palladian.ca.

Web: www.palladian.ca.

619 Sarum Rise Way, Nanaimo

This 2,100 sq.-ft. open concept beauty boasts nine-foot ceilings, two master suites plus a bonus room over the garage.

Look for the covered porch and spacious rear patio in the centrally located Hawthorne Community right across from a park.

Builder: Palladian Developments Inc.

Contact: Mike Hamilton 250-760-0058.

E-mail: mike@palladian.ca.

Web: www.palladian.ca.

 

Lot 6, Nanaimo River Road (about 1.5 kilometres past South Forks Road)

The Nanaimo River Estates is a rare opportunity to acquire spectacular riverfront land just 20 minutes from the airport, ferry terminal and downtown.

These properties are situated on a warm, south facing slope and offer extensive frontage on the north shore of Nanaimo River.

Developer: Couverdon Real Estate Ltd.

Contact: Ross McKeever 250-729-3750.

E-mail: ross.mckeever@couverdon.com.

Web: www.couverdon.com.

239 Pine Street, Nanaimo

This home has been lifted up and completely remodeled.

Come and see the total renovation of this four-bedroom, four-bath home and how the two-bedroom separate suite was created downstairs.

There are lots of ideas for renovations in this property.

Developer: Satgur Developments Inc.

Contact: Gur Minhas 250-618-6814.

Email: gur@satgur.ca.com.

Web: www.satgur.ca.

 

5705 Oceanview Terrace, Nanaimo

This home is beauty coupled with energy efficiency at its best.

Get your ideas flowing with this four-bedroom, four-bath custom home with fabulous ocean views.

It boasts 12-foot ceilings, bamboo hardwood, cork countertops, hardie plank and heat pump. A one-bedroom revenue generating suite has also been included in the project.

Developer: Satgur Developments Inc.

Contact: Gur Minhas 250-618-6814.

Email: gur@satgur.ca.com.

Web: www.satgur.ca.