This vacation home is well-appointed, spacious, conveniently located . . . a home away from home at the gateway to the Canadian Rockies. This 1800 sq ft, two-bedroom-plus-a-den (sleeps up to 6, but very comfortable for 4 guests), on 2 levels, a unique penthouse in a private wing at the Grande Rockies Resort. It has commanding mountain views including that from a large, private, rooftop deck complete with an exclusive hot tub. Enjoy heated underground parking. This upscale condo includes all that you will need, to feel like you are a valued guest. The resort includes guest amenities – an indoor swimming pool, water slide, indoor/outdoor hot tub, a children’s water pool, a fitness room, landscaped grounds, inviting lounge and the Habitat Restaurant which offers gourmet fare in a lively, relaxed atmosphere. Walking distance to groceries, shopping, restaurants and town centre.
The Town of Canmore affords easy access to recreation opportunities in the Smith-Dorrien Valley, Banff National Park, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, the Bow Valley Wildlands and the Elbow-Sheep Wildlands. Within Canmore, easy family activities include biking or hiking along the Bow River and on the 70km of maintained trails inside the town boundaries – picnicking in any one of the many town parks (at least 10), including a bathing beach at Quarry Park – checking out Canmore’s new indoor playground, Elevation Place - browsing through the town’s myriad of fine shops and galleries. A little more effort will take you on a hike to Grassi Lakes (return 3.5km) or biking on the Canmore Nordic Centre trails. Alpine enthusiasts may want to hike/climb Ha Ling Peak , Mount Lady Macdonald or Heart Mountain. For a true western adventure, ride horseback through the Rockies, at Cross Zee Ranch, just 5 minutes drive from the resort. Winter activities abound at the Canmore Nordic Centre and in nearby Banff National Park and Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Choose your adventure – dog sledding, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice climbing or ice walking. Enjoy dining diversity. This town of 12,000 residents, has over 100 restaurants, pubs and bistros. Five excellent golf courses are nearby and four world class ski-resorts are 20-50 minutes away.