Royal Bay at Colwood by GableCraft Homes at a Glance
Where is Royal Bay at Colwood located?
In Colwood, a suburb to the west of Victoria, British Columbia.
What types of home does Royal Bay include?
Single-family residences, townhomes, and condominiums.
What are the amenities at Royal Bay?
A retail village, two schools, parks, and trails.
Find it All Closer to Home
Royal Bay at Colwood is a 240-acre master-planned development by GableCraft Homes. Situated on a waterfront site in Colwood that was a working gravel pit until 2007, it will become a mixed-use community with 3,400 residences for 10,000 people, a village retail centre, two schools, parks, and interconnected pathways.
Whether you’re buying your first home, raising a family, or enjoying your golden years, there’s a home for everyone at Royal Bay. These include detached single-family homes, townhomes, low & mid-rise condominiums, rental suites, and long-term seniors care.
As a complete community, The Commons provides residents with shopping and services to satisfy their day-to-day needs. Pick up groceries at Quality Foods, fill a prescription at Pure Integrative Pharmacy, or meet a friend at Sequoia Coffee.
Royal Bay community amenities also include the Royal BC Museum Collections & Research, a secondary school, future elementary school, and approximately 22% of land devoted to parks, pathways, and greenspace.
Bordered by 1.3 kilometres of shoreline along Juan De Fuca Strait, residents are just steps from Royal Bay Beach Park. It offers an oceanside playground for kids, Olympic-size volleyball courts for youth, and plenty of space to picnic on the beach.
Other nearby daytrip destinations include Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park, the Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University, Fort Rodd Hill, and Fisgard Lighthouse. Golf enthusiasts are only an 8-minute drive from Olypmic View Golf Club.
What is the Pricing for Royal Bay at Colwood?
Pricing varies according to home type and size. Contact me today to discuss availability and plans according to your requirements.
What homes does Royal Bay at Colwood offer?
Royal Bay will offer a mix of housing with a range of home sizes and forms. These will include detached single-family homes, ground-oriented rowhomes, and low- to mid-rise condominium buildings.
The Coral at Royal Bay consists of 83 townhomes designed by Integra Architecture in Vancouver Island’s coastal-inspired style. Floorplans include 2-level, 3-bedroom and 3-storey, 2-bedroom layouts with 1,098 to 1,399 sq ft of interior space.
The Crest at Royal Bay is a collection of 31 master-on-main townhomes by Nordel Developments. All feature 3-bedroom floorplans with interiors from 1,850 to 2,030 sq ft.
Echo at Royal Bay offers a selection of 153 townhomes in 30 West Coast Contemporary woodframe buildings. The 2- and 3-storey floorplans have a mix of 2- to 4-bedroom layouts.
Eliza at Royal Bay by PCRE Group consists of two lowrise residential buildings with a total of 117 condominiums. Seven floor plans range from 600 to 1,004 sq ft, with one or two bedrooms.
Southlands at Royal Bay is a collection of 74 detached single-family homes. Nine 3-level floor plans range from 1,356 – 2,504 sq ft and include three or four bedrooms.
Built by Verity Construction, Tideline Lane at Royal Bay is a limited offering of eight stratified single-family homes. Four 4- & 5-bedroom floorplans have 2,122 – 2,598 sq ft of interior space.
What are the Royal Bay at Colwood amenities?
The Commons Retail Village is the commercial heart of Royal Bay. More than 76,000 sq ft of retail space features Quality Foods, Cascadia Liquor, and Pure Integrative Pharmacy. Food services include Sequoia Coffee, Noodlebox, and Pizza Pizza. There is also a daycare, a long-term seniors care centre, and the Royal BC Museum Collections & Research.
Parks & Paths
The Royal Bay public park network is a series of interconnected natural & neighbourhood parks, open spaces, pathways, and trails that are within a 5-minute walking distance of every home. This encompasses approximately 22% of the total land area, including the community waterfront park.
The Royal Bay Area Plan includes two schools. Opened in 2015, Royal Bay Secondary School is Colwood’s first secondary school and one of the largest on Vancouver Island with 1,550 students. Opposite Southlands in Latoria South, is a 7-acre site for a future 500-student elementary school.
Who is the Developer Team for Royal Bay at Colwood?
An award-winning home builder, GableCraft Homes is a dynamic Vancouver-based developer with projects throughout BC and Alberta. Using creative site planning, meticulous attention to detail, and the highest quality of craftsmanship, GableCraft builds inspiring homes with all the features for modern families to live their best lives. In 2020, GableCraft was recognized with the CARE Award for Best Subdivision from the Victoria Residential Builders Association for Royal Bay.
Founded in Vancouver in 1992, EKISTICS is a multi-disciplinary design and consulting studio specializing in sustainable planning, architecture, landscape architecture and land development. Their philosophy is to strike a balance between people and natural systems by applying sound ecological planning principles which stress the alliance of science, technology, economics, sociology, and design.
To provide residents with options to meet their unique needs, the following builders of Royal Bay offer a range of single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums:
Pacific Capital Real Estate Group is an award-winning, privately-held real estate company that has been actively developing across multiple asset classes since 2003 in British Columbia, Alberta, and Washington State. PCRE’s first project at Royal Bay is Eliza.
Since 2004, Verity Construction has specialized in construction management and general contracting for residential, commercial, and industrial projects on the West Shore in Greater Victoria.
With over 200 homes built in Greater Victoria, LIDA Homes has made a name for excellence in custom home building and is proud to bring the company’s attention to detail, professional expertise, and transparent building process to the Royal Bay community.
Based in Vancouver, District Group is a leading-edge real estate investment, development, and asset management company. They are passionate about building exceptional projects that energize neighbourhoods and realize timeless design, while adding value for its capital partners, homeowners, and tenants.
When is the expected Completion for Royal Bay at Colwood?
The phased build-out is anticipated to be complete in 10 years. The timing of each phase will be dependent on market conditions. Sign up to my VIP list above for priority access to Royal Bay updates.
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