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Meet Our Builders: Duvanco Homes

A kitchen in a home built by Duvanco Homes, part of the Quinte Home Builders' Association.

Custom home quality at an affordable price.

All information sourced from Duvanco Homes.

Are you looking to raise a family, build your own home or upgrade your property? Do you want urban amenities, a short commute and access to world-class beaches and golf courses? Get to know some of our builders and developers at the Quinte Home Builders’ Association to help make Quinte a consideration for your next move.

The Bay of Quinte has the same opportunities as the big city:

  • Four-season parks
  • Public, private and post-secondary education
  • Four regional hospitals
  • 1,200 km of stunning shoreline
  • A large focus on community engagement with a small-town local feel
  • Average price of a home at $359,000 at the end of 2018

So, what’s not to love?


  • Owned by Dustin and Julie VanSoelen
  • Has been building new homes in the Bay of Quinte region since 2001
  • The exclusive ‘Holmes Approved Homes’ builder in Bay of Quinte by contractor Mike Holmes
  • Attention to quality and use of space:
    • Wider hallways, larger bedrooms, larger ensuite bathrooms
    • Stronger concrete in basement flooring, high-efficiency furnaces, higher-quality flooring


A wine bar. The Lark Restaurant in downtown Belleville.
The Lark Restaurant in downtown Belleville. Photo: Natasha MacDonald.

Potter’s Creek

  • There are six schools close to this Duvanco Homes neighbourhood, including primary, secondary and post-secondary
  • Dive in to the great outdoors with the nearby Quinte Conservation Area (Potter’s Creek), with six trails/loops to hike, bike or ski along. During the winter months, you might also spy some ice fishing shacks in the bay across the road
  • A 10-minute drive to CFB Trenton
  • Enjoy the proximity to waterfront trails along the Bay of Quinte and Moira River
  • Hit the links on your way home from work at the Bay of Quinte Golf & Country Club
  • Sip on award-winning cocktails, get your morning caffeine fix, grab groceries at the local farmers’ market and shop at boutique stores in Belleville’s Downtown District–just a five-minute drive

Floor Plans (click through!)


Settler’s Ridge

  • Just north of the 401 highway for quick access to neighbouring municipalities
  • There are five schools nearby, including primary and secondary
  • The nearby Quinte Mall plaza will make running errands a breeze, not to mention the wide variety of restaurants to choose from
  • The back of a Belleville Senators jersey
    Cheer like a local at a Belleville Senators game! Photo: Courtney Klumper

    Belleville’s re-vamped Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre, an eight-minute drive from Settler’s Ridge, offers swimming, skating, fitness classes and community events. It’s also home to the CAA Arena, so you can watch the Belleville Senators home games and cheer #fortheB

  • A 15-minute drive north will take you to the HR Frink Outdoor Recreation Centre, a whopping 341-acre conservation area with plenty of trails for your next adventure

Floor Plans (click through!)

Duvanco Settler's Ridge floorplan

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.