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Postcard view of Banff National Park's Mount Runde

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Last updated: 03/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Canmore condo description

GREAT views from every window, 1300 square feet on one level, a three block walk to downtown restaurants and adjacent shopping for basics make this one of the finest vacation condos in town.

We include a parks pass which will save you a good bit of $.

Our Canadian home is beautifully furnished and can comfortably handle several adults or a family with young children. Our guests have told us that this condo is simply first class. Please click on the ''comments'' button at the end of this description to see what guests have written in our guest book. A one level, open floor plan creates a very spacious and comfortable space that can handle several people without feeling crowded. It is a corner unit which has a view of 50 miles of spectacular peaks from Cascade Peak and Mount Rundell in Banff past the majestic Three Sisters in Canmore. As you can see in the photos every room has stunning views.


Guests who have stayed at our home have said ---in their reviews---the photos on the website do the views justice.

The town of Banff, 14 miles away, offers many additional shops, restaurants, museums and cultural activities. But........Canmore is the place to stay because it is not touristy.

Hiking and very simple, beautiful walks around the area are delightful.

Five downhill ski areas, including world class Lake Louise, are within twenty to fourty five minutes of the condo. After skiing coming home to underground heated parking and a rooftop hot tub, six stories above Canmore, will add to your pleasure. For your convinence you can leave your skis in a personal locked storage closet adjacent to your parking spot.

For nordic skiers, the Canmore Nordic Center, which hosted the 1988 Olympic nordic events and is five minutes away, offers tremendous nordic skiing in the winter and world class mountain biking in the summer. A major upgrade of the facility in the summer of 2005 allows it to host the prestigious World Cup every two years. There are 84 miles of groomed tracked and skate skiing trails several kilometers of which are lit for night skiing.

The Bow River, which runs through the heart of Canmore, offers world class fishing, gentle rafting/canoeing in addition to riverside trails that provide hours of peaceful walks or bike rides.

Golfers will love the five world class courses within 30 minutes. Two Robert Trent Jones courses in Kananaskis Country, Silvertip, world famous Banff Springs and Stewart Creek are some of Canada's most beautiful courses and will provide enjoyment for all skill levels.

A well equipped fitness room, 24 hr concierge service from an outstanding local property management company and Wireless high speed Internet service in the condo provide you with everything you need to enjoy your stay. The rates include a cleaning of the unit when you leave.

We've loved sharing our place with people and have done our best to ''do it right.'

PETS: We are pet friendly because we enjoy taking our rat terrier, 'Rat', with us when we travel. We do require a $50 dollar 'basic' pet fee because extra cleaning is required.

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 15 steps from front door, easy

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • 2 pull out couches in living room. one queen. one standard double

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Has US stations so lots of sports available as well as news and regular programming ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    THE VIEWS ARE THE BEST YOU WILL FIND. You see 40+ miles of nountains, past Three Sisters to east,northwest to Cascade Mountain in Banff-and beyond. Read what guest have said....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    15 steps from front door, easy...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    one floor up from our place. stair master, treadmill, weights, great views...moreless

  • Garage:

    heated, close to elevator, secure, storage for skis...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    below ground parking with coded entry...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    very nicely set up...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    On roof 6 floors above town, TOTALLY stunning views...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 31 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ski season 2015
Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2015
4 night min stay
$180
$1,200
spring shoulder 2015
Apr 20 - Jun 6, 2015
4 night min stay
$165
$1,050
Summer Peak 2015
Jun 7 - Sep 20, 2015
5 night min stay
$310
$2,025
Fall 2015
Sep 21 - Oct 17, 2015
4 night min stay
$220
$1,375
fall shoulder 2015
Oct 18 - Dec 13, 2015
4 night min stay
$140
$1,000
holiday 2015
Dec 14 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$340
$2,100
ski season 2016
Jan 4 - Apr 24, 2016
4 night min stay
$190
$1,275
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$200
$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Extra charge extra for groups with more than four adults $15/day for up to 6 adults total.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

Car: Recommended

The beautiful Bow River flows through the heart of town and is a five minute walk away. Trails along Policeman's Creek, which is one block from the condo, provides a wilderness walk right in town. We live and hike in Colorado but are simply astounded by the beauty of these in-town trails as well at the majesty of the mountains surrounding Canmore. People who I speak to on the phone about renting our place wonder why we would have a second home in the Canadian Rockies. I respond by saying 'it simply is that beautiful in Canmore.'

In addition to the stunning scenery Canmore has a wonderful variety of unique locally owned restaurants and shops. No mall with the stores or eateries you seem to see everywhere these days. Although the restaurants are great we find ourselves cooking in the very well equipped kitchen most nights. A new Safeway and an upscale Soby's market are next door. If you do want to eat out the eateries are a three block walk away.

Other Activities: spelunking, shopping, horseback riding, rafting, rock climbing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My wife Cathy and and I live in Longmont, Colorado,, 35 miles north of Denver. She is an attorney and I an the Executive Director of an organization that provides help to homeless families. Although we love Colorado and feel blessed to be here we fell in love with the Canadian Rockies a few years ago and were fourtunate enough to buy a spectular place in Canmore. We were the second person to buy in our building a year before construcition began so we were able to get 'the best' floor plan and views. Everyone who stays says the pictures don't do the views justice. We love sharing it with others. I love taking with people about Canmore and our property so feel free to give us a call with any questions.

Why the Owner Chose Canmore:
Canmore is just stunning and the small town feel is much more relaxed than Banff. Things are not as expensive as Banff either. We also love the miles of trails in town that are along Policemans Creek and the Bow River. Access is just across the street from the condo.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
location, location, location!!! Access to downtown, grocery stores and other shops. Trails right across the street make you feel like you are in wilderness. Really! And, roof top hot tub has most stunning views of valley and peaks of anyplace in downtown.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Postcard view of Banff National Park's Mount Runde

    Postcard view of Banff National Park's Mount Runde

  • View through large living room windows brings moun

    View through large living room windows brings moun

  • Open Floorplan Offers Comfortable Seating for seve

    Open Floorplan Offers Comfortable Seating for seve

  • Dining Room View of Rundle Range in Banff National

    Dining Room View of Rundle Range in Banff National

  • Second bedroom also has supurb view of Rundle Rang

    Second bedroom also has supurb view of Rundle Rang

  • Miles of trails along the beautiful Bow River are

    Miles of trails along the beautiful Bow River are

  • This sis taken on a trail right across the street looking north at Mt Rundell.......in town wilderness

    This sis taken on a trail right across the street looking north at Mt Rundell.......in town wilderness

  • One of our favorite hikes is at the top of Sunshine Ski area.   A bus takes you most of the way up.  Sunshine is about 30 minutes from Canmore.

    One of our favorite hikes is at the top of Sunshine Ski area. A bus takes you most of the way up. Sunshine is about 30 minutes from Canmore.

  • Awesome roof top hot tub.  You see up and down the entire valley from the highest point in town.   Three Sisters in background of this pic.

    Awesome roof top hot tub. You see up and down the entire valley from the highest point in town. Three Sisters in background of this pic.

  • beautiful grizzly by the road in Kanananaskis Country

    beautiful grizzly by the road in Kanananaskis Country

  • view north from 6th floor hot tub in am.  looking at Rundle range in Banff Park

    view north from 6th floor hot tub in am. looking at Rundle range in Banff Park

  • workout room 2 floors above condo with quite a view into Banff National Park

    workout room 2 floors above condo with quite a view into Banff National Park

  • The condos--quite a setting.  Ours is one other si

    The condos--quite a setting. Ours is one other si

  • Spacious living room with two couches and comfy ch

    Spacious living room with two couches and comfy ch

  • Fully equiped gourmet kitchen makes cooking at hom

    Fully equiped gourmet kitchen makes cooking at hom

  • Lay in bed and enjoy the great view into Banff Nat

    Lay in bed and enjoy the great view into Banff Nat

  • Half bath adjacent to one bedroom,  second bedroom

    Half bath adjacent to one bedroom, second bedroom

  • The beautiful Bow River---10 minute walk from condo.  A lovely path runs along the river that you can walk or ride bikes on for miles.

    The beautiful Bow River---10 minute walk from condo. A lovely path runs along the river that you can walk or ride bikes on for miles.

  • Another great place along the in town trail.   This is about 150 yards from our place.   Very peaceful............right in town.

    Another great place along the in town trail. This is about 150 yards from our place. Very peaceful............right in town.

  • Another favorite hike........Wapata Falls between Field and Golden on the Trans Canada Highway.  About 2 mile walk in on flat trail.  This is a totally awesome falls.  Look closely for Cathy's pink shirt to the right of the rainbow.  You can walk up on the hill above her if you want to feel the spray and awesome power of the falls.

    Another favorite hike........Wapata Falls between Field and Golden on the Trans Canada Highway. About 2 mile walk in on flat trail. This is a totally awesome falls. Look closely for Cathy's pink shirt to the right of the rainbow. You can walk up on the hill above her if you want to feel the spray and awesome power of the falls.

  • From the roof top hot tub.....a full moon over Three Sisters

    From the roof top hot tub.....a full moon over Three Sisters

  • morning rainbow from living room window quite nice.  :)

    morning rainbow from living room window quite nice. :)

  • beautiful views through living room window on morning after snow. hot tub time!

    beautiful views through living room window on morning after snow. hot tub time!

  • morning walk in Canmore.  this one is on Larch Island 20 min walk from condo

    morning walk in Canmore. this one is on Larch Island 20 min walk from condo

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Condo
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/27/2015
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