This is one of the most peaceful locations in Canmore - within walking distance of downtown, a ten minute walk to main street, and yet Mother Nature is your neighbor, a five minute walk to Quarry Lake.
Enjoy spectacular mountain views from every room in our home as well as from the spacious 1300 sq. ft. wrap-around decks.
Wildlife viewing and birdwatching opportunities abound. An exceptional location for photographers and artists. On July 1st and New Years Eve you can relax and enjoy the fireworks display from the comfort of our home.
We are within 20 minutes drive of world famous Banff National Park, one hours drive from Lake Louise, 20 minutes from Sunshine Village and 20 minutes drive from Kananaskis Provincial Park.
Festivals: Canada Day Celebrations - July 1 / Canmore Folk Festival - August long weekend / Highland Games - September long weekend / Festival of the Eagles - October / Banff Mountain Film & Book Festivals November / Vic Lewis Band Festival November / Party on the Pond - December 31
Golf: There are 6 Golf courses located within an hours drive of our home.The Canmore Golf Course, the Silvertip and the Stewart Creek courses are all within a 10 minute drive. The Banff Springs course is a 20 minute drive. The Kananaskis Ranch course is a 30 minute drive. The two Kananaskis Country courses are a 40 minute drive.
Cross Country and Alpine Skiing: The Canmore Nordic Centre, home of the Nordic events during the 1988 Winter Olympics and an annual World Cup Event is a 5 minute drive or 10 minute walk/ski from our door. Track set trails provide great skiing in winter and excellent mountain biking trails in summer. There are 4 world class alpine ski resorts located within an hours drive of our home. Lake Louise 50 minutes, Sunshine Village 35 minutes, Mt. Norquay 25 minutes, Nakiska 45 minutes.
Canmore is located 1 hour west of Calgary and 10 minutes east of Banff National Park.
Other Activities: sightseeing, canoeing, river rafting, kyaking, fly fishing, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, ice climbing, dog sledding. Alpine skiing and Cross country skiing. Great shopping, Galleries, Museums and many fine restaurants.
Ski: Close to 4 world class ski resorts, Mt. Norquay 20 minutes, Sunshine Village Ski Area 35 minutes, Nakiska site of the 1988 Olympic Alpine Ski Events 40 minutes, Lake Louise host of World Cup events each year 60 minutes.
Cross Country Skiing: Canmore Nordic Centre site of the 1988 Olympic Nordic Ski Events and an annual World Cup Event 10 minutes walk/ski. Great mountain biking in the summer.
Golf: 6 amazing golf courses all within 15 minutes to 60 minutes drive of our home.