Rare opportunity to experience mountain / country living within the city, escape to this elegant sanctuary in the gated enclave of Discovery Valley Cove, surrounded by a heavily treed woodland in the rear yard. This spectacular residence is mere steps to the wilds of Griffith Woods Environmental Park and the Elbow River Valley with its many pathways and trails. A tree-lined boulevard leads to this beautiful custom 5 bedroom family home that is located near the end of the family friendly cul-de-sac, on one of the most private and deepest lots in the area (81'x200'), with its serene forest setting has you feel as if you are in the midst of Canmore. This luxurious 5841 sq ft (3820 + 2021) executive 2 story walkout boasts all the finishing details that you would expect including a private front sitting area, walnut stained cherry floors on both main + upper levels, a bright open concept main floor ideal for family and entertaining, a gourmet chef’s kitchen with extra tall cabinets, exceptionally large island, oversized pantry, large nook area overlooking the lavish views of the forest behind, granite counters and professional appliances, and direct access to the new Duradeck covered full house width deck. Main floor laundry, newly renovated mudroom with lockers. Four substantial bedrooms above grade ground including a main floor in-law / guest suite with full ensuite, spacious bright formal dining room, massive great room with built-ins and a wood fireplace offering direct views onto the forested rear yard, and a private main floor office. The upper level Master quarters includes a private deck looking into the forest, sitting area, spa inspired ensuite and two large walk in closets, spacious 2nd + 3rd bedrooms up with 4 piece bathroom, and walk-in closets plus a large open loft / sitting area with built-ins and a fireplace, ideal for another office, secluded reading / relaxing area or simply a private tv area. The professionally finished lower walkout level is very spacious and ideal for entertaining with a huge family room with built-ins, gas fireplace, a 5th bedroom, full bathroom, wet bar, mirrored wall gym with cork flooring, large finished storage room, R.I. wine room, in-floor heating, and a full patio with hot tub and fire pit area. The professionally landscaped and fully fenced yard is great for pets and children and even includes a play house nestled in the forest! Oversized attached garage, central A/C, three fireplaces, copious private areas to relax, minutes to the shops and amenities of Aspen Landing and Westhills, countless schools, transit, major roadways and easy access to both downtown and the mountains!More details
This sophisticated home is nestled in the woods backing Griffith Park. Upon entering, you’ll recognize the finishes and details are like nothing else in the area. The use of natural materials - wood wainscotting, natural stone, brick, and hand-scraped oak hardwood elevate the design. A large living room has sliding louvred doors revealing a hidden office space. The kitchen is reminiscent of a French bistro, with marble and leathered stone counters, elegant finishes and glass display cabinets. The master suite is a getaway, with views over the lush garden, a massive closet and a decadent ensuite retreat. A bonus room, laundry, and second bedroom complete this floor. The walkout level contains 3 more bedrooms, a gym and large recreation room with access to a covered patio. Outside, you are transported to a woodland oasis, with a wood-burning fireplace, fountain, and mature landscaping providing a perfect spot for a glass of wine. This extraordinary property is a rare find in a highly desirable location.More details
This is your “WEEKEND AWAY”, your “PLACE IN THE WOODS” … a place you will come to call HOME….everyday!! Ideally situated at the back of the cul de sac, a 885m pie-shaped lot, backing into a quiet path system, steps to the woods – PRIVATE & QUIET! This 2 storey walkout by Parkhaven offers 4105 sq ft of living space over three levels with 4+1 beds and 3.5 baths and an exceptional deck and rear yard, oriented to create a strong sense of privacy and just steps to the ravine and the wonders of Griffith Woods – NATURE LIVES HERE! This home offers a broad open floor plan which plays to its surroundings. On the main a large Great Room with B/I cabinets and fireplace, an open kitchen featuring granite counters, beautiful shaker style cabinets, gas range, a generous breakfast bar and nook overtop of the gardens – WONDERFUL! The main level also enjoys a proper dining room and private home office. Upstairs, the spacious master retreat presents a beautiful view to the Springbank Hills and a 5pc en suite with large walk-in closet. The three add’l beds up each have walk-in closets and two of these beds feature b/I desks as well. The walkout level presents an abundance of space, a large open rec room with wet bar… there is room here for your entertainment center, games area and fitness space, as well as a 5th bed and full bath…. PLUS… direct access to your rear patio and expansive yard – SERENE!More details
For more information, see More Info below. South facing walkout bungalow backing onto your own private pocket of Griffith Woods. The tributary 20 feet from your back fence makes a perfect sanctuary with birds and ice skating and nature galore. This home was not affected by the floods. 1655 Sq Ft of main floor space plus developed basement. 9 ft. ceilings in basement as well as throughout the main floor. The great room features 12' vaulted ceilings and windows to take in your private view . Cherry hardwood throughout main floor, and heated concrete floors in the beautiful and functional professionally developed basement. Basement features an exercise room, steam room. The cozy library nook with a fireplace walks out onto your own little piece of Kananaskis in the City!More details
This BEAUTIFUL Bungalow+FLEX Bedroom over GARAGE w/GREAT CURB APPEAL in Sought-After DISCOVERY RIDGE has LOADS of FEATURES + nice LOCATION! Over 3897 sq ft of DEV'd Living space, OVERSIZED Garage w/HIGH CEILING, Welcoming FOYER w/VAULTED Ceiling, main level w/AIR CON., Formal Dining rm, OFFICE, gorgeous H/W Flrs, 10' CEILINGS, Living rm w/INCREDIBLE Stone feature WALL w/GAS 2-way F/P, more SOARING Ceilings, BRIGHT Kitchen w/MATCHING S.S. appl, GRANITE Counters incl 2-tiered big PENINSULA, + PANTRY, adj. B-fast nook w/Deck access, LARGE Master suite w/GAS F/P, LARGE 5 pc En-suite w/GRANITE Counter, dual VANITY, Soaker tub, + W.I.C., + 2 pc bath. Vaulted Upper level w/Bdrm incl W.I.C! Bsmt feat CURVED Staircase w/H-E metal + wood rail, Family rm w/more STONE detail + gas F/P, Rec area incl WET BAR, 2 add'l BIG Bdrms, 3 pc Bath, LAUNDRY, + Flex rm. WEST-FACING B-yard w/DECK + Patio, trendy XERISCAPING, + TREES. ACROSS the STREET from community FIELD w/tennis courts + PLAYGROUND + steps to the NATURE RESERVE!More details
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