A municipal district is the most common form of all rural municipality statuses used in the Canadian Province of Alberta. Alberta's municipal districts, most of which are branded as counties, are predominantly rural areas that may include either farmland, Crown land or a combination of both depending on their geographic location. They may also include country residential subdivisions and unincorporated communities, some of which are recognized as hamlets by Alberta Municipal Affairs.
Municipal districts are created when predominantly rural areas with populations of at least 1,000 people, where a majority of their residential buildings are on parcels of land greater than 1,850 m², apply to Alberta Municipal Affairs for municipal district status under the authority of the Municipal Government Act. Applications for municipal district status are approved via orders in council made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council under recommendation from the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
Alberta has 64 municipal districts with a cumulative population of 447,474 and an average population of 6,992. Alberta's largest and smallest municipal districts are Rocky View County and the Municipal District (M.D.) of Ranchland No. 66 with populations of 34,597 and 86 respectively.
Architecturally intriguing home w/ over a million dollars spent on renovations. The layout is focused on bringing the outdoors in with high ceilings & large windows in every room for sprawling views of the Rocky Mountains. The main floor offers an office/den, open concept living & entertaining areas, cozy gas fireplace, & a modernized kitchen w/ high end Viking/Miele appliances, stone counters, & plenty of storage. Spectacular master bedroom offers an enormous walk in closet + 6pc ensuite w/ huge shower & soaker tub. Two add'l bedrooms with ensuite on the upper level. Lower level is open concept w/ a large luxurious wet bar, rec room,& add'l family room, plus another bedroom. The spiral staircase is complemented by a waterfall cascading down a natural stone wall. Two laundry rooms, spacious mud room, AC, built ins & more! Enjoy the views on the upper deck w/ glass railing, or on the aggregate patio. Situated on a picturesque development w/ mature trees + paved access road.More details
RARE OFFERING. Majestic MOUNTAIN VIEWS from all levels. This STUNNING RAISED BUNGALOW , with living rooms on the upper floor to maximise the views of this amazing vista, offers 4898sqft of developed space and 5 bedrooms above grade. WEST COAST inspired front entrance, outdoor gazebo with wood burning Tyndall fireplace, 2 pergolas, single beam CEDAR construction. The UPPER level features a chef inspired kitchen. CUSTOM COPPER hood fans, DUAL GAS RANGES, built in MIELE ESPRESSO MAKER, EXPANSIVE ISLAND. WEST FACING LIVING ROOM with WOOD BURNING fireplace & VAULTED ceilings opens up to BREATH TAKING VIEWS. 3 bedrooms complete this level including a dream master with ensuite covered in CARRERA MARBLE, KOHLER infinity tub. MAIN LEVEL features CUSTOM MADE LIBRARY, large family room with wet bar, media room, laundry room, 2 spacious guest rooms, & 4 piece bath. Hubberton Forge and Oligo light fixtures. 2 acre parcel FULLY FENCED & lined with MATURE TREES for maximum privacy. Please see addition public remarks. Over $250,000 spent in landscaping. Solar system heats approx. half of the house & garage. SCHOOL BUS at your STONE WOOD & STEEL GATE. All Springbank schools just 5 min away. 25 min to DOWNTOWN, 45 min to CANMORE. This property is ONE of a KIND. Completely updated with CUSTOM touches you just don't see. Please see the supplements for additional info.More details
Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac in the beautiful community of Elbow Valley Estates, this well-appointed villa is perfectly suited to a family, or an executive couple. Boasting picturesque mountain views and a large backyard, the home offers an outstanding floorplan, beautiful large windows, solid core eight-foot doors, custom built-ins and gleaming hardwood floors. The main level great room showcases an ambient gas fireplace and opens to the gourmet kitchen with a 'furniture piece' center island, Shaker style cabinets and stainless steel appliances. The adjacent light-filled dining room leads out onto a Southwesterly, covered back deck and the front office features custom built-ins and double doors allowing for privacy. The upper level offers a private master retreat with a spa-like ensuite and 'His & Hers' walk-in closets, two very large children's bedrooms and another full bathroom. The lower level walkout features a media/family room, a games area, another bedroom, a full bathroom and in-floor heat. The garage is complete with custom built-in storage units and epoxy floors.
Please note that the Purchase Price includes the firepit, six Adirondack chairs and a bench in the mudroom.More details
***Open House Saturday December 15, 1pm - 4pm*** Welcome Home! This beautiful country style 2 story home is perfectly situated on over 4.5 acres with unobstructed mountain views! Walking through the front door you are greeted by a grand entrance with an open riser curved staircase leading to the upper floor and warm oak finishes throughout the house. Just off the entrance is the large living room with 9' ceilings and a wood burning fireplace with gas log lighter. The large kitchen complete with a huge island and walk-in pantry over looks the massive wrap around veranda and landscaped backyard! The main floor boasts hardwood floors, 9' ceilings, a laundry room and tons of windows flooding the main floor with natural light. When you make your way up stairs you'll find 2 very good sized bedrooms and an over sized bathroom! But wait, there's more! The master suite has soaring vaulted ceilings, tons of living space, a walk in closet and a 5 piece en-suite. The views are amazing from here, whether you are just waking up or soaking in the jacuzzi tub, Mountains! Above the over sized heated attached 3 car garage is a 900+ sf loft. The loft is perfect for guests, teenagers or the in-laws! It has a full bathroom, mini kitchenette and can be setup as a full living area with room for a bedroom, dining area and living room! It also has it's own hot water tank and furnace! Oh ya... Mountain views too! To go along with those mountain views, the yard is spectacular. It is wide open and flat, perfect for a hockey rink in the winter and baseball diamond in the summer! It is also private, TONS of mature trees and shrubs surround the property creating a privacy screen while not taking away from the usability of your land! Just this year, the roof was completely replaced, sections of the siding was replaced and the deck boards were done too! Call for a showing!!More details
Country living at its best in the lake community of Church Ranches. Only minutes from Calgary, this beautiful home has mountain/pond views & sits on almost 2.5 treed acres & has been extensively updated over the past few years. The main floor has soaring vaulted ceilings, sunken family room with fireplace & walls of double-height windows, new kitchen with quartz counters, espresso-finished cabinets & stainless steel appliances, spacious dining nook & adjoining flex area & private office with built-in bookshelves. Laundry facilities are on the 2nd floor, along with three bedrooms - including the huge master retreat with sitting area, private balcony & updated ensuite with dual sinks, jetted tub, oversize shower & large walk-in closet. The walkout basement has been finished with a large rec room, media room, 4th bedroom & bathroom. There is enclosed parking for 5 with the triple attached & double detached garages & the property extends well to the north of the garages. See supplements for reno information.More details
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