Having a home gym can be very important for the avid fitness buff, as well as for those who simply can't find the time to make it to the commercial gym. Several factors play a role in making this happen, most often starting with having the desired space in an area that works.

Imagine if this was your view from your workout room. How hard would that be to stay motivated if you could look out at green gardens, or perhaps a view of the ocean? Somehow that urge to watch television while you ride the exercise bike might disappear, and the urge to play calming or energizing music may take priority. Continue reading below for tips on how to make your home workout room work for you.

Comox Valley Garden View Home Gym

  1. Create Your Own Space. It's hard to be motivated if you are…

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Enjoy a walk-through of this fabulous family home, located just minutes from the military base.  The video below is only a preview - this charming gem is definitely worth seeing in person!

A great family home, located in the catchment for Ecole Robb Road Elementary.  3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has a great open concept layout, with high ceiling and lots of natural light.  Easy to work with, this home is decorated with neutral tones throughout and the kitchen is modern and open to the dining and family area.  A wonderful back yard large enough for kids to play with easy maintenance, and even has a patio area for the adults! Within a 10 minute drive to many beaches, walking trails, CFB Comox and shopping centers.  Walk your children across the road to…

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WOW - this is a MUST SEE home!  Check out the video link below for a preview - then be sure to book your showing today!   The setting is striking, with a  3000 sf home on a 2.59 acre lot.  The 2 levels of this home offer 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large family kitchen with island and a bonus room. The master is large, has a walk-in closet and ensuite with a jetted tub. The vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors make the property bright and airy. Outside you will find everything you need! Lounge on the front deck/porch and watch the kids at play. Then there is an area set up for horses, a 20x30 detached garage/shop, a large woodshed, an area where you could set up your summer pool, not to mention that you are close to the Oyster River where you could swim,…

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The grass is sometimes greener on the other side of the fence! 2 decks to sit on - up top for a beautiful view of the mountains, and down below for added privacy. This well maintaince 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath family home in East Courtenay is in a highly desired location. Many recent updates including new flooring upstairs, kitchen tile back splash, irrigation system and newer gas forced air heating with air conditioner. Brand new railings on upper deck with glass panels. Roof is 7 years old, and home has been well maintained. Downstairs has den, family room & 4th bedroom. Upstairs is a generous living room, 3 bedrooms with an ensuite off the master.Outside are 2 storage sheds, established gardens and fruit trees including plum, apples, peach and blueberry…

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INVESTOR ALERT!!! This Spacious 4-bedroom home sits just beautiful .33-acre lot on the outskirts of Courtenay. This house has had extensive renovations over the past few years including a new roof, windows, wiring, insulation, drywall, upstairs kitchen, flooring and more! The only thing needed is for someone to come take the time and finish off what was started. There are many attributes to this home including, that make this the perfect investment. The opportunity is here, don't think twice!  For more details visit:  http://www.comoxvalley-realestate.com/listing/439731-1775-arden-road-courtenay-bc/

1775 Arden Road

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Whether you are buying or selling, clutter can be a nuisance. What seems like a daunting task can actually turn into a cleanse that puts some extra cash in your pocket. With careful planning you can eliminate that never-ending pile of "things" and feel like a weight is off your shoulders. 

Garage Sale Photo

First of all, you need to go through your belongings and decide what is worth keeping, what you want to get rid of, and whether it is worthy of a garage sale or donation.  If you have the space, you can set aside a place in your home or garage all year long for items for the garage sale.  When the pile is big enough, it's time!  

Long term residents of a home are often suprised at the volume of items they have accumulated and never used. When it comes time to…

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