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Canmore Real Estate


Real estate in Canmore, Alberta is surrounded with breathtaking mountain views, unique arts culture, diverse population, and a prosperous economy, making it one of Canada’s most exciting real estate markets.

Canmore is a town of just under 16,000 residents located about an hour west of Calgary, renowned for its abundant offerings for mountain recreation, with over 71 km of multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking, and skiing on the ranges of the surrounding Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along with endless land sport options, residents can enjoy kayaking, canoeing and more on the picturesque Bow River, which flows through the heart of the town.

Canmore began as a small mining town in the 1880s, and began developing into a popular international tourist destination following the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, with one of Canada’s fastest growing populations and a booming economic industry. The renowned Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park was first established to host the Olympic games, and is today one of the few remaining operational Olympic Nordic skiing venues in the world. The park offers top skiing, mountain biking, and hiking with 7.5km of trails, along with indoor and outdoor facilities ideal for hosting events amongst the spectacular surrounding settings. Along with its incomparable natural environment, Canmore features five world-renowned ski resorts, six stunning golf courses, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and some of the best dining and shopping in western Canada.

Since the Olympics were held there, Canmore’s population has more than tripled, and today it is seen as one of the most desirable communities in Alberta. The town’s population is young, diverse, and well-educated, with its economy primarily made up of tourism and hospitality services, along with health and wellness, arts and culture, and sports industries.

Canmore’s charming downtown features one-of-a-kind boutiques, incredible art galleries, and a variety of exciting dining options, all surrounding by the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. Visitors can take in some of the area’s vibrant culture at the Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, which displays the works of celebrated sculptor and painter Jason Carter, and features a theatre hosting music and performances for guests of all ages to enjoy. Canmore is also home to a number of breweries and distilleries, cozy cafes, elegant bars and lounges, and the Canmore Mountain Market which features over 65 vendors offering fresh produce and a variety of unique artisanal products.

Whether you’re searching for a townhouse in the heart of Canmore’s bustling downtown, an expansive property with unobstructed mountain views, a modern luxury condo, or anything in between, our Canmore real estate experts can help you discover your dream home in this vibrant and exciting market.

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