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Canmore Vacation Home with Spectacular Rocky Mountain Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3600 sq. ft. Home 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms

This is one of the most peaceful locations in Canmore - within walking distance of downtown, a ten minute walk to the shops, restaurants and galleries on main street, and yet Mother Nature is your neighbour and hiking/walking trails are at your doorstep. Easy destinations include lakes, waterfalls, streams and rivers.

Our home is located in a quiet neighborhood and has spectacular mountain views from every window. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy our large (1300+ sq. ft.) wrap-around deck.

Wildlife viewing and birdwatching opportunities abound.

This is 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.

A 10+ minute walk, on a lovely forested trail will take you to main street Canmore where you'll find many interesting shops and excellent restaurants.

We are a 10 minute drive from the world famous Banff National Park gates and 20 minutes will take you to the Banff town site (more great shopping and dining).

There are 5 golf courses within 20 minutes drive of our home.

A 5 minute walk from the house will take you to Quarry Lake, the local swimming/beach area, and 10 minutes walk/ride will take you to the Canmore Nordic Centre trails for great mountain biking and hiking in summer and cross country skiing in winter.

Festivals: Canada Day Celebrations - July 1 / Canmore Folk Festival - August long weekend / Highland Games - September / Festival of the Eagles - October / Banff Mountain Film & Book Festivals November / Vic Lewis Band Festival November / Party on the Pond - December 31

Our home has three levels:

On the upper level there is a large master bedroom (queen size bed) with a beautiful 5 piece ensuite bathroom (walk-in shower, large jacuzzi tub and double sinks), a fireplace and a Juliette deck.

There are two more bedrooms (queen size bed in each) and an additional 4 piece bathroom.

The loft is also on this level, there is a double sofa/sleep futon and the computer desk with high speed wireless internet is located here.

The front entry is located on the main level. There are also two sitting areas on this floor. They are separated by a beautiful two-sided rundlestone fireplace. The larger sitting area has 17.5 foot ceilings, a wall of windows and access to the wrap-around deck. The second sitting area has the entertainment centre (TV, DVD, VCR, Stereo and CD player).

The fully equipped kitchen (2 refrigerators, one with an icemaker) and dining area are also on this level. The dining area will comfortably seat 12 people. We have a highchair available for our guests use.

There is access to the deck through the dining area.

The wrap-around deck has a gas BBQ/Grill three tables and a total of 16 chairs.

There is a fourth bedroom (queen size bed) with access to the wrap around deck and an additional 3 piece bathroom (walk-in shower).

Finally there is a laundry room with washer and dryer.

The lower level has a large bed/sitting room. There is a queen size bed, a double sofa/sleep futon, a second TV, blue ray disc player and play station.

Access to the garage is on the lower level with plenty of room for your bikes, skis and storage. We also have 3 portable child strollers available for our guests to use.

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Canmore House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single Vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Single Vanity
  • Bathroom 1 is the en suite in the master bedroom. The view from the jetted tub is outstanding; by day mountain vistas and by night scenic lights of Canmore.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom one is our spacious master bedroom, it features a fireplace and a juliette balcony as well as a 5 piece ensuite. 3 playpen/portable baby beds are available. 3 strollers are available 1 highchair is available
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 12 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The large (1300 sq. ft.) wrap around deck is sealed. Massage table available.


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Canmore Vacation Home with Spectacular Rocky Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family holiday here. Patricia was friendly, responsive and easy to deal with, both before and during our stay. We especially appreciated the fruit bowl and flowers that awaited us when we arrived, the cleanliness, the practical and beautiful kitchen, the ample space (and bathrooms!) for a family of seven adults to co-exist comfortably, the stunning views, and the proximity to mountain adventure areas. We can't say enough good things about this experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always delighted to hear that guests enjoy their stay.
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Simply Fantastic - Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We were 7 adults and 2 children and this house was perfect for us. Very well equipped. Patricia and Tom went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and at ease. Thank you. We were welcomed with a big fruit basket and a binder full of suggested places to eat and visit. I would definitely come back to Canmore and stay at this house. One of the days we were there, we spent the entire day in Banff and had lunch at Magpie & Stump Restaurant. Loved the food. Patricia and Tom have set the bar very high as hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent, comfortable, homey property

  • 5 of 5

Extended family cousins from MS, OK and TX enjoyed a wonderful week in Patricia and Tom's home. It had enough indoor and outdoor areas to allow people to "spread out," or "be together" depending upon their moods and activities. There is a well appointed kitchen with lots of working space and Bar-B-Que grill. We enjoyed ample hot water, a plus when numerous people are trying to get ready at the same time. The home is centrally located to allow easy access to attractions in any direction. With Tom being a bronze sculpturist, an added plus was enjoying various kinds of original art everywhere you looked!!! Lastly, the owners were accessible by telephone throughout the whole stay. Go take the Brewster Columbia Icefield will only be available for 5 more years. Chateau Lake Louise meal and Lake Moraine canoeing are also worthwhile.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Three adult couples stayed at this lovely home for one week during June. It was truly wonderful...a perfect location for hiking & visiting the Banff & Jasper National parks. A very comfortable & spacious home with magnificent views from all directions. Pat and Tom were so hospitable; every possible kitchen & bath supply was available...even fresh flowers & a luscious large fresh fruit basket. Exceeded our expectations! Thank you from your Northern California travelers!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home, Fantastic Views!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time staying in this gorgeous home. Pat and Tom's home fit 9 adults and 2 babies comfortably. (Such an added bonus that baby cribs and strollers were provided for us to use). The home has floor to ceiling windows that provide stunning mountain views, and wonderful deck seating to sit out with a cup of coffee and watch the sun come up over the mountains. Each of the bedrooms had a comfy bed and again - beautiful views out of all the windows. The kitchen is well equipped and the kitchen table provided a great gathering place for family dinners. We did NOT want to leave, and are already planning our next trip back. Thanks Pat and Tom!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect experience from reservation to check out

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed with a vase of flowers and a basket of fresh fruit by hosts that soon felt like friends. The house is beautiful and easily accommodated 8 adults and 4 preteens. Decks surround the house with magnificent views of the mountains on all sides. There are walking trails nearby and it is an easy walk to the town of Canmore. The kitchen was well stocked with equipment, dishes and even condiments and spices. The house was very clean, plenty of space in kitchen and sitting areas; decor was perfect and featured Tom's bronze work. Pat has thought of everything; she has anticipated every possible need. She was very welcoming when we checked in, providing information about activities in the area and wishing us a wonderful week.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Calgary International - 90 minute drive
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Canmore Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Kilometres
There are many fine restaurants along Main Street.
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Banff Mount Norquay
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Quarry Lake
Car: recommended

Canmore is located 1 hour west of Calgary and 10 minutes east of Banff National Park.

Summer Activities:

Canmore is paradise for all your summer activities including sightseeing, canoeing, river rafting, kyaking, fly fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, hiking, golfing and birdwatching. You can hire guides for any of these activities if you wish.

Golf: We have 5 excellent golf courses within a 30 minute drive of our home. Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club, Canmore Golf & Curling Club, Silvertip Golf Course, Banff Springs Golf Club and Brewster's Kananiskis Ranch Golf Resort.

Winter Activities:

Canmore is paradise for all your winter activities including Alpine skiing, Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and dog sledding.

Ski: Close to 4 world class ski resorts, Banff Mount 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 Alpine events each year 55 minutes.

Cross Country Skiing: Canmore Nordic Centre site of the 1988 Olympic Nordic Ski Events and an annual World Cup Event is a 10 minute walk/ski or a 5 minute drive. Excellent cross country skiing in winter and Great mountain biking in the summer.

This is an exceptional location for photographers and artists.

There are many opportunities for shopping, fine dining, art and cultural events, both in Canmore and Banff. Great shopping, Galleries, Museums and many fine restaurants.

Canmore also has an excellent recreation centre, Elevation Place with an indoor Climbing Facility, Swimming Pool, Library and Art Gallery.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $778.57
Cleaning $0

For 2018 Holiday Season no Check in after December 20th for Christmas rentals no Check in after December 28th for New Years rentals.
Check with owner if you need to Check-In or Check-Out on Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays throughout the rest of the year.
Due to severe allergies in our family, our home is strictly non smoking and we can not allow any pets. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made.
Our home is for the use of registered tenants only, no larger gatherings or functions can be held here.
Children require parental supervision at all times.
Tenants must park their vehicles on our driveway.
Renter will be required to sign a Residential Tenancy Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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