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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 $.
Please note that prices are in US$.
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.
spring shoulder 2015 Apr 20 - Jun 6, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer Peak 2015 Jun 7 - Sep 20, 2015 2 night min stay
Fall 2015 Sep 21 - Oct 17, 2015 4 night min stay
fall shoulder 2015 Oct 18 - Dec 13, 2015 4 night min stay
holiday 2015 Dec 14 - Jan 3, 2016 4 night min stay
ski season 2016 Jan 4 - Apr 24, 2016 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Extra charge extra for groups with more than four adults $15/day for up to 6 adults total.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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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
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.
Postcard view of Banff National Park's Mount Runde
Open floor plan creates lots of space. 1288 square feet...all on one floor
Stunning view from one bedroom looking into Banff National Park
Second bedroom has private full bath with tub
Cozy, comfy living room in evening
From the roof top hot tub.....a full moon over Three Sisters
The condos--quite a setting. Ours is on the other side....better views!!
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 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.
morning rainbow from living room window quite nice. :)
Truly eye popping views from very window.
Super, well equipped kitchen
Second bedroom also has supurb view of Rundle Range in Banff National Park
One bath connects to bedroom and living area
View from hot tub goes for 40 miles from one end of valley to another
workout room 2 floors above condo with quite a view into Banff National Park
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
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.
beautiful grizzly by the road in Kanananaskis Country
morning walk in Canmore. this one is on Larch Island 20 min walk from condo
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