With unobstructed views from the balcony of nature only, you get the feeling of being secluded in the Rocky Mountain wilderness, yet are only less than a five minute walk from the many conveniences of modern day living.
Nestled just 15 minutes outside of Banff in the quaint, cultural alpine town of Canmore, this tastefully decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo features a bright, open living room and dining area boasting hardwood floors, river rock gas fireplace with log mantel, and comfy single sofa beds. 'Mackenzie Mountainside' (900 sq. ft.) has log furniture, rustic leather area rug, Native touches throughout, several heritage photographs by the famous local photographer Byron Harmon placed in rustic log picture frames, and a deck that provides spectacular views of the creek and surrounding peaks, including the famous 'Three Sisters'.
With unobstructed views of pretty much nature only, you get the feeling of wilderness seclusion, yet are only a less than five minute walk from conveniences of the quaint, yet cultural alpine town of Canmore.
In the living room for your relaxation and entertainment are a television/DVD player with basic cable stereo system and CD player. The balcony off of the living room not only provides spectacular creek and mountain views, it also provides two deck chairs, and a large BBQ to fire up that world famous Alberta beef!
The fully equipped modern kitchen contains tiled floors, dishwasher, microwave, a refrigerator and cupboards stocked with various condiments, cookbooks, and just about every tool the gourmet chef in you would need to create a fabulous meal.
The spacious, yet cozy master bedrooms contains a queen size bed with rustic log headboard and two closets, while the second bedroom contains a queen bed with rustic log headboard and one large closet.
There are 2 sofa beds in the living room to accommodate up to 6 guests (rates based on 4 person occupancy). Both bedrooms contain high quality eyelet lace bed sheets, duvets and pillows, as well as vintage bedroom furniture and 'rustic' decorative lamps. The master en-suite contains a shower stall, while the second bathroom located in the hallway contains a bathtub/shower combination - quality towels provided in each.
The hallway contains a built-in bookshelf brimming with various paperback books and hard cover coffee table books, all of which can be enjoyed while taking in the fresh mountain air on the balcony by day, or cozying up next to the warm fire at night.
Also provided for your enjoyment with friends and family are various board games and decks of cards.
The condo has a large storage room containing a washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, fans, first aid kit, and various cleaning supplies. Also provided for your convenience is a heated underground garage with an assigned parking stall.
Tasteful rustic, Canadian and Native heritage decor and high-end comfort have been given priority at Mackenzie Mountainside which will beckon you to return again and again....
I'm a native Calgarian who moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1994 with my (now ex) husband. I missed the Canadian Rockie so much that I decided to purchase a vacation rental so that I could also use it when coming home to visit with friends and family.
I've been working in Research & Development at Abbott Vascular in Silicon Valley since 1996, and am a volunteer graphic designer and webmaster for the Nine Lives Foundation, a no-kill cat shelter and low cost spay/neuter & vaccine clinic. I have 3 Devon Rex cats that I love to pieces....
I chose to purchase condos in this building because I wanted views of nature only (mountains, wetlands, and creek), but with the conveniences of town living. This is the only property in the downtown Canmore area that allows for this. It is truly a wonderful location within Canmore. The best part is that the wetlands are protected, so no building or road can ever be constructed there to ruin the spectacular views....
A 2 - 15 minute to just about everything you need within town....