212 Miskow Close, Canmore, Alta.
Asking price: $2,075,000
Selling price: $2,075,000
Taxes: $8,440 (2018)
Days on the market: one
Listing agents: Christopher Vincent, Christian Dubois and Laura Wright, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Last year, it often took weeks to find buyers for properties in the small town of Canmore, Alta., just east of Banff. So agent Christopher Vincent priced this raised bungalow just over $2-million and an acquisition was made within 24 hours in July.
“There were maybe two others for sale that were very similar, but this has a nicer floor plan and single-level living,” said Mr. Vincent. “[The buyer] heard it was coming to market and made a very good offer.”
What they got
On a winding street within Three Sisters Mountain Village, this 2,422-square-foot home on a 72- by 144-foot lot has peaked rooflines, large windows and walkouts to multiple decks and a patio overlooking a forested public space.
Located on the main floor is an open kitchen, dining area and living room with the largest of three fireplaces, as well as a master suite with a two-sided fireplace between the sleeping and bathing quarters. A second bedroom is situated down the hall to games and media rooms.
Half of the 1,678-square-foot basement contains two guest rooms and a recreation room. The other half is a separate one-bedroom suite with a kitchen.
The agent’s take
“That area is popular because it’s the finished area of Three Sisters … so you’re not dealing with construction traffic,” Mr. Vincent said. “This home has an L-shaped [layout], which is nice, and it has a triple-car garage, which is not as common up there.”
The design of the 10-year-old home also makes the most of its setting. “[The sellers have] done a lot of work with extensive landscaping, especially at the back to take in the views, and a big south-facing deck,” said Mr. Vincent.
“The whole area has land use allowing for suites, but not very many have them and this one has a one-bedroom suite.”
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