New property listed in Banff

I have listed a new property at 435 banff Avenue in Banff. See details here

An exceptional opportunity presents itself to acquire a highly coveted business on Banff Ave. With more than 6 million visitors to the National Park annually, this mechanic and service destination is the sole establishment of its kind situated on Banff Avenue and the only one in the downtown core. Positioned in an incredibly high traffic area, the business enjoys a devoted customer base and substantial walk-in traffic, rendering it a highly profitable venture. Boasting multiple service bays and over 10 parking spots, this business comes equipped with nearly all the major equipment required, such as 3 heavy-duty hoists, jacks, stands, bulk oil receptacles, benches, parts washer and much more.Take advantage of this chance to acquire a turnkey, lucrative business in Banff National Park. (id:2493)


Looking for Activities during your visit to Banff or Canmore?

Banff and Canmore are two of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Known for their stunning mountain views, pristine wilderness, and plethora of outdoor activities, these towns offer an incredible experience for visitors.

If you're planning a trip to Banff and Canmore in the coming months, here are some upcoming activities that you won't want to miss:

1. Banff Mountain Film Festival: The Banff Mountain Film Festival is a world-renowned event that showcases some of the best outdoor adventure films from around the globe. The festival takes place in Banff every fall and features a wide range of films, from high-adrenaline sports to environmental documentaries. This is a unique and shouldn’t be missed experience.

2. Canmore Highland Games: The Canmore Highland Games are a celebration of Scottish culture and tradition. The event takes place every Labor Day weekend in Canmore and features traditional Scottish games such as caber tossing, hammer throwing, and tug-of-war, as well as live music, dancing, and food. A great day out for all of the family.

3. Banff Marathon: The Banff Marathon is one of the most scenic marathons in the world, offering runners stunning views of the Canadian Rockies. The race takes place every June and offers a full marathon, half marathon, and 10K race.

4. Canmore Folk Music Festival: The Canmore Folk Music Festival is an annual event that takes place in August and features some of the best folk and roots musicians from around the world. The festival offers a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere, with plenty of food, drink, and craft vendors to enjoy.

5. Skiing and Snowboarding: The Rockies are an incredible destination for skiing and snowboarding in the winter months. With several world-class ski resorts in the area, including Banff Ski Resort and Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mt Norquay, visitors can enjoy a wide range of ski runs for all skill levels, including a huge amount of bank county touring for those with the appropriate gear and knowledge.

6. Hiking and Biking: In the summer months, hiking and biking are extremely popular activities in Banff and Canmore. With hundreds of kilometers of trails to explore in the surrounding hill, as well as a extensive trail system at the Canmore Nordic Centre, visitors can take in the stunning mountain views while getting some exercise and fresh air.

7. Wildlife Watching: Banff and Canmore are home to a wide range of wildlife, including grizzly bears, elk, moose, and bighorn sheep. Visitors can take guided tours or explore on their own to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Please do not forget to give these beautiful animals space and respect.

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking for a relaxing vacation in a beautiful setting, Banff and Canmore offer something for everyone. With these upcoming activities, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience in the Canadian Rockies.


Thinking of Buying in Banff?

If you're thinking of buying a home in Banff National Park, you're in for a unique and rewarding experience. Banff National Park is a stunning National Park that draws millions of visitors from all over the world. Located in the Canadian Rockies, it's a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts who love the mountains. If you're considering buying a home in Banff, here are some things you should know:

1. Restrictions

Banff National Park is a protected area, and as such, there are some restrictions on development and ownership. You'll need to understand the restrictions around the right to Reside and limitations on absentee purchases.

2. Location

Banff is a small town, and the real estate market can be competitive. You'll want to work with a local real estate agent who can help you find the right property for your needs and budget. Banff is currently seeing some of the lowest inventory on record and as such it can take time to find the perfect home.

3. Climate

Banff has a mountain climate, which means cold winters and mild summers. We often see up to 7 months of Winder per year, with a brief but beautiful summer period. If you're not used to living in a colder climate, be prepared for the weather. You'll need to invest in proper winter gear, such as a good coat, boots, and gloves. The is offset by the amazing quantity of Winter sports available.

4. Cost of Living

The cost of living in Banff can be higher than most other parts of Canada. Groceries and other daily necessities are often more expensive than in major urban center. The rental market is extremely strong, with a very high base rent (often averaging approx. $1000 per room in the house, and almost no availability year-round)

5. Recreation

One of the main reasons people choose to live in Banff is the abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Whether you love skiing, hiking, biking, or fishing, you'll find plenty of options in Banff. If you're an outdoor enthusiast, Banff may be the perfect place to call home.

6. Tourism

Banff is a popular tourist destination, and as such, you'll need to be prepared for crowds during peak season. As a local you learn the trends and escapes from the crowds which can be extremely intense in the summer months. If you're not a fan of crowds, you may want to consider living outside of the downtown core.

7. Wildlife

Banff National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, elk, coyotes and wolves. While it's incredible to live in such a natural wonderland, you'll need to be prepared to take precautions to keep yourself and your property safe, as well as understanding it is a privilege to share our community with these beautiful animals.

In conclusion, buying a home in Banff National Park can be an incredible experience for those who love nature and outdoor recreation. However, there are some unique factors to consider, including restrictions, location, climate, cost of living, recreation opportunities, tourism, and wildlife. Working with a local real estate agent who can help guide you through the process and ensure that you find the right home for your needs and budget.

For more information on the town, please see the associated links:

1. Parks Canada -
2. Town of Banff -
3. Banff & Lake Louise Tourism -

I hope you find these resources helpful! Please do not hesitate to reach out and see just what I can offer you. Let’s get you into your new home.

Dean Cooper


Royal LePage Solutions
Cell: (403) 918-8407


New property listed in Canmore

I have listed a new property at 1717 Mountain Avenue in Canmore. See details here

This executive 3rd floor 2 bed unit is located in Golden Ridge, designed and built with high end luxury mountain living in mind. There are 38 units of boutique condos and 8 luxury Townhomes, offering stunning mountain and views siting on a total 45,000Sqf site area. Golden Ridge delivers a convenient luxury lifestyle along with intimacy in nature. These units offer the potential for significant revenue generation. Sales package and floor plans available. Listing photos are artist renderings as this complex is currently under construction. Possession expected end of 2023. (id:2493)

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