Canadians across the country love the west coast, and for good reason: it’s beautiful.

Vancouver Island is a quintessential piece of the west coast’s beauty, and while there’s plenty of picture perfect communities, Colwood jumps to mind.

Home to Esquimalt Lagoon, five kilometers of accessible beachfront with breathtaking views across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and punctuated by beautiful historic landmarks such as Hatley Castle, Fisgard Lighthouse, a historic military fort, a national migratory bird sanctuary, and acres of old growth forest.

Just take a look at the natural world surrounding Colwood, and the gorgeous master-planned community of Royal Bay.

The lights of Victoria’s inner harbour as seen from Colwood (Image / GableCraft Homes)


This emerging community sits right at the edge of the water, with panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains to south and the twinkling lights of Victoria’s iconic inner harbour just to the east.

Besides the scenic views, GableCraft Homes is unrolling a new phase of homes, meaning that being indoors will look just as good as being out.

GableCraft Homes at Royal Bay

The coastline is shaping up to be a homey seaside community that combines both quality housing and unimpeded access to what makes the west coast the best coast.

The community is currently selling West Commons coastal townhomes from $472,500 including gst, perfect for those who want to simplify their lives and phase two of single-family homes from $649,900 including gst, which are meant for growing families. All of the single-family houses include a minimum three bedrooms, two and a half baths, 8’ undeveloped basements and range from 1644 sq. ft. to 2098 sq. ft.

And just in time for the holidays, GableCraft Homes is including a holiday bundle with the purchase of a single-family home until December 31st.

Right up until New Year’s Eve, the holiday bundle valued up to $15,000 will be wrapped up with the purchase of one of their new, customizable three bedroom homes.

If these pictures have piqued your curiosity, you can join GableCraft Homes’ VIP Registry!

VIPs will be the first to know about GableCraft Home news, new show homes, and will be on the shortlist for exclusive invitations to VIP events.

But if you were just here to see 15 photos that might convince you to move to Colwood, the wait is over.

Here are some gorgeous shots that were taken just a stone’s throw away from Royal Bay.

GableCraft Homes is a dynamic home builder that creates safe, sustainable, and welcoming communities where families can thrive for generations.

Using creative site planning, meticulous attention to detail, and the highest quality craftsmanship, they build homes that are intimate and functional, with all the features that modern families need to live their best lives.

To keep up with all of their projects, follow them on Facebook and Twitter.


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