November 2014

Found 5 blog entries for November 2014.

Cochrane is a town located in the heart of Alberta’s Cowboy Trail and cattle country. It’s a hugely popular recreational area for adventure lovers and families. Just 20 minutes away from Calgary and under an hour away from Banff, it’s easy to make the trip to Cochrane to enjoy the amenities the town offers.

Along with being a great vacation area for any age, they have some excellent places to eat. Come enjoy some culture, beautiful scenery and a bite to eat at one of these restaurant options in Cochrane.

Coffee, Tea and Ice Cream

If you’re looking for an afternoon snack, check out the Legacy Guitar & Coffee House on 214 1st Street West (edit: permanently closed). It’s actually a restaurant and music store all in one. Enjoy sandwiches, coffee and

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Did you know there is a wolfdog sanctuary in town that rescues wolfdogs and keeps them safe? The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary provides a safe sanctuary for wolfdogs that have been abandoned and neglected, provides education on wolfdog ownership and educates on the importance of preserving their natural environment. They are a non-profit organization located near Cochrane, Alberta. Here is a look at everything the organization does for the community and the wolfdog population.

About Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

The sanctuary is 160 acres in size and currently has a pack of 5 resident wolfdogs plus adoptable wolfdogs. They provide a safe rescue for neglected, displaced and abandoned wolfdogs. In addition the sanctuary provides educational programs on

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The Big Hill Leisure Pool is found in the town of Cochrane and provides the community with a great aquatic facility. This facility provides plenty of fun for those looking for an aquatic centre within the area. Here's what you can expect at the Big Hill Leisure Pool.

The pool opened back in March of 1990 and provides swimming lessons for about 4,000 people very year. The pools, combined hold about 375,000 litres of water. This facility covers about 14,000 square feet and the new facility approved by the council could be as large age 80,000 square feet.

The facility includes:

  • A leisure pool
  • A lap pool
  • A tot area in the leisure pool
  • Large changing rooms
  • Separate family changing rooms
  • A viewing area

There are two types of

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If your home is situated in a family-friendly neighbourhood and you intend to sell your home, it is a good idea to create a room suitable for children even though no child is currently residing in the house. You will find that it is easier and quicker to sell the home since it will attract family buyers that need rooms for their children. By converting an office into a bedroom, a viewer won’t have to imagine the room as an extra bedroom.

Before your potential buyers get around to viewing the house, you should make sure that there is not too much furniture in the child's room. You can keep it simple with minimal furnishing such as a bed, a chest of drawers, light fixtures and perhaps a small chair in the corner. This will create a spacious appearance of

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Welcome to the Cochrane real estate blog where you'll find out all the information you need about Cochrane homes for sale. Whether you are planning to buy a home here in the near future or are selling one, this is your one-stop resource to learn about the Cochrane area and everything that it has to offer. You'll also discover what makes Cochrane so special and why many people have decided to move to this area.

Cochrane has set an annual sales record for the first 3 quarters of this year along with the towns of Chestermere and Airdrie. Okotoks did not break an annual record yet but it's expected that its record for annual sales will be broken by year's end. Towns and cities across the province of Alberta are also enjoying a fast paced economic

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