What is the perfect mountain lifestyle?

Have the mountains always been a place where you keep coming back to? Is your hiking list getting longer rather than shorter? It may be time to acknowledge your inner mountaineer and make the move to a mountain lifestyle permanently.

Lookout Ridge Canmore, luxury mounain lifestyle

One mountain town that is growing in popularity is Canmore, Alberta. Unlike other mountain towns that may face challenges of being cut off from proper amenities, Canmore is accessible to all your needs. Being centrally located, only an hour away from Calgary International Airport and the gateway into Banff National Park, Kananaskis and Yoho National Park, it provides the perfect mountain escapes without being too isolated. At Distinctive Homes, we offer a variety of property options within Canmore so that you can transition to the mountain lifestyle that best fits you and make Canmore your new home.

View From Grassi Lakes Canmore Alberta, perfect for that hiking in the mountain lifestyle

Lifestyle Changes.

Moving to the mountains is really all about making a lifestyle change. It’s about joining a community that will inspire you and push your personal boundaries to try new things. Living in Canmore allows you to live an active outdoor lifestyle. With 3 major ski hills, the Canmore Nordic Centre, hiking trails, paddling, rafting, cycling, and climbing all outside your doorstep, your days can be full of endless possibilities! When you choose Distinctive Homes Lookout Ridge, you have trailheads literally at your doorstep. Hike up Middle Sister, one of Canmore’s iconic peaks, take your mountain bike along Highline trail or take the dog for a walk along three sisters pathway.

Canmore Mountain Market and Tapas Canmore

Not only is living in a mountain town about the outdoors, but you can also be a devoted foodie. There are plenty of world-renowned restaurants within Canmore and Banff. With restaurants such as Crazy Weed, Tapas or even Eden at the Rimrock Hotel, your taste buds will never tire while living in Canmore. Also as a special treat in the summer, the Canmore Mountain Market, a farmers market packed with locally farmed produce and exquisite food trucks.

7th & 7th South West Canmore

Mountain Community.

Being part of a small mountain community can be a great and rewarding experience! Everyone shares the same passion for a communal lifestyle and are invested in the community, all while being appreciative of one another and the place they live. By becoming a local you will truly get to know your neighbors and local shop owners, and they will get to know you. Choose to live at The Residences at Seventh and Seventh and be right in the heart of downtown! All your amenities are just a hop, skip, and a jump away from your doorstep. Find your favourite coffee shop, because there are plenty! Beamer’s Coffee Bar, Rocky Mountain Bagel Co., The Bicycle Cafe, and Mountain Mercato to name a few!

Mountain Lifestyle views of the Three Sisters mountains in Canmore

The Landscape

Of course, the obvious reason one should move to the mountains is the mountains themselves! Wake up every day to the ever-changing scenery, as the clouds and weather pass through and the seasons change from summer to winter. Living amongst such monumental wonders of nature is something everyone needs to experience in their lifetime.