Below you can find a list of Canmore neighbourhoods from a Canmore Real Estate Agent’s perspective.
If you are thinking about moving to Canmore, please read below to understand the Canmore Neighbourhoods as they offer different options regarding zoning, shopping, parks, schools and more.
Located to the East of Main Street, this Canmore neighbourhood is ideally located close to all Canmore has to offer. A short walk to shopping, trails, parks, grocery stores, the Bow River and the new Canmore Recreation Centre, Elevation Place. Properties in this neighbourhood range from town homes and duplexes to small Miner’s homes and newer, state of the art luxurious single family homes. Land in this neighbourhood ranges from single family lots to R2 (duplex lot) and R4 (four plex lot).
Located to the West of the downtown core, Lions Park is a mature, well established Canmore neighbourhood close to shopping, trails, the Bow River and restaurants. Primarily a single family home neighbourhood with homes ranging in age from the early 1960’s to present day.
Further West than Lions Park lies the Larch area town. A mix of manufactured and single family homes, this mature Canmore neighbourhood has some fantastic cul-de-sacs that back on to the town’s trail system, the Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the Bow River. Homes range in age from the late 1970’s to present day.
Located close to Bow Valley Trail and the Canmore Hospital, this Canmore neighbourhood is starting to go through some redevelopment with most lots zoned as R4 or R2, and we are starting to see new properties being built. Homes in this area range in age from the early 1940’s to present day.
Primarily an area of apartment style condos, properties in this district tend to have underground parking where you can park the car on a Friday night, walk to all amenities for the weekend and jump back in the car on Sunday to go home. Central to everything in Canmore, this area is a great place to live if walking everywhere is important to you.
Spring Creek Mountain Village
This Frank Kernick development is a higher density development consisting of apartment style condos and town homes. Over the next 10 to 15 years, Spring Creek Mountain Village will develop into its own community. Very close to main street and the down town core and surrounded by Policeman’s Creek and Spring Creek, the apartments have been built to maximize the views from each room.
NORTH SIDE OF THE VALLEY
Cougar Creek and Riverstone
A family Canmore neighbourhood, these homes were mostly built between 1982 and 2000. Cougar Creek has the Elizabeth Rummel School within its borders as well as coffee shops, restaurants, liquor stores and a convenience store. This is a fantastic neighbourhood for Buyers with children.
Golf Course living minutes away from downtown Canmore. This Canmore neighbourhood has town homes, duplexes and large single family homes. Homes range in age from 1995 to present day. There are still some incredibly good building lots available in this neighbourhood. Silvertip boasts some of the best views of the south mountain ranges in the whole Cannmore.
Another great family Canmore neighbourhood located just to the east of Silvertip and very close to Cougar Creek and all of its amenities. Town homes and large single family homes make up the majority of dwellings and homes here range in age from 1995 for a couple of the town home complexes up to 2010 for some of the single family homes.
SOUTH SIDE OF THE VALLEY
Located very close to the Bow River, this area has some of the larger homes in Canmore with incredible views of the North side of the valley and the Bow River. The Three Sisters walking path winds its way through the neighbourhood putting you in close walking distance to the Canmore town centre. Homes in this area range in age from 1995 to present day.
Carey / Homesteads
Carey is another mature Canmore neighbourhood with wide streets, private lots and plenty of natural landscaping keeping this neighbourhoood in touch with the surrounding forest. Moving through Carey and back towards the Bow River, the Homesteads is a neighbourhood of half duplexes and single family homes. The closer you are to the river, the larger and more exclusive the homes.
Peaks of Grassi
Built for first time home buyers back in the late 1990’s, this is another great family Canmore neighbourhood. Mostly single family homes and town homes were built in the shadow of Ha Ling Peak, this neihgbourhood has some incredible views of the north side mountains. There are lots of children in this area of town and it’s ideally located close to Quarry Lake and the Canmore beach.
Just to the West of Peaks of Grassi lies Quarry Pines, a Canmore neighbourhood of large half duplexes. A quieter part of town and again with some incredible views of the north side of the valley. This neighbourhood was built at a similar time to Peaks of Grassi and located close to Quarry Lake and the Highline Trail system.
Located to the west of Quarry Pines and within a stones throw of the Canmore Nordic Centre lies the sub-division of Rundleview. Another Canmore neighbourhood surrounded by nature and mature green space, this sub-division has both town homes and large single family homes ranging in age from 1982 to 1998.
Three Sisters Resort
The largest area of town boasting apartment style properties, town homes and single family homes, there is bound to be something in this Canmore neighbourhood to suite your needs. With enough land to develop for the next 10 to 15 years, this is where we expect to see the most growth for development once the economy bounces back. Three Sisters hosts the Stewart Creek Golf Course, the Catholic School and the Francophone School.