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Gorgeous Character Home in Kensington, Steps To DT, Calgary

Family-friendly vacation home with kitchen, near 17 Avenue SW

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Calgary, AB, Canada

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Dining area
  • Hair dryer
  • Highchair

What’s around

  • In Kensington
  • 17 Avenue SW - 20 min walk
  • Prince's Island Park - 23 min walk
  • Calgary Tower - 32 min walk
  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 33 min walk
  • BMO Centre - 43 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 King Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds

Bedroom 4

1 Double Futon

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About this home

Welcome to our Character home! The property was originally built in 1912 and has been remodeled multiple times since, but definitely retains its character! It has new furnishings, spacious backyard and lots of natural light. The unit offers 2 floors of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an open concept kitchen/ living area ideal for entertaining/ family time. Each room is decorated differently, but all feature modern décor, bright pops of color, and cool artwork.
The ground floor features a sitting area, TV, a dining space, kitchen with necessary appliances and full bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, stove, microwave, fridge, tea pot, coffee machine, dishware, pots, pans, cooking utensils, cutlery, and much more!

Upper-level features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with 2 sinks.

The master bedroom offers plenty of space and comes with a comfy king-size bed, sitting area and a lot of natural light.

Second bedroom features 2 twin beds, comfy sitting area and a new queen-size bed on the upper level (bunk-bed style) as well as walk-in closet. Second bedroom can sleep 4 people in total, as the upper bunk-bed has a queen size mattress.

The bathroom upstairs has 2 sinks, toilet and a bathtub.

Upstairs floor also features a business/study area with a desk and a comfortable sitting area with a futon that converts into a bed.

The main floor features an additional bedroom with a queen-size bed, and an easily accessible laundry room with a washing and drying machine.

The living room has a comfortable sitting area, TV, books, and games.

Our property is spacious and renovated, the railings have been installed in the staircases as the size of the stairs is of original design and are steeper than regular steps. The property has a large private backyard patio and is in central location and suitable for families with kids. You will find everything you need to ensure a relaxing and comfortable stay. The property is in close proximity to a playground, walking paths, and stunning views of the downtown skyline.

Our house is a great family destination, not only for its Kensington location and downtown access to sightseeing gems and nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, but for its family-friendly features. Availability of multiple rooms is a huge asset, along with cribs, playpens, board games, books, etc. The property has a serene backyard area that is nicely landscaped and backs up to the Kensington venues. Its location on Memorial Drive also allows easy day trips into the Rocky Mountains for one-of-a-kind mementos.

The property is also ideal for remote workers, featuring High Speed WIFI, desk, numerous power outlets, a comfortable chair.

We accept pets on a case-by-case basis. Pet Parents are Welcome!

Our team of experts is on hand to ensure your stay is as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We take customer satisfaction very seriously and always strive to provide the best experience.

Direction: The property is located at 1416 Memorial Drive. There is ample amount of street parking out front and a private parking pad in the back of the house.

Location: Nestled in trendy Kensington, the property is minutes from shopping boutiques, restaurants, and cafes. Whether you are looking for a night out or exploring the many walking paths, Kensington has something for everyone. The property is well insulated to ensure guests won't be bothered by traffic or

street noise.

Parking: Guest parking is located in the back alley, right behind the house.

Amenities: Easily accessible walking/biking paths along the Bow River, lazy river rafting during summer, and many public parks. The property includes an outdoor sitting area, barbecue, and patio lights.

House Rules:

Quiet hours designated from 10PM- 7AM.

No parties at this property are allowed, as neighbors are sensitive to noise. All guests spending the night must be authorized and approved by host. Unauthorized visitors overnight will result in a $200 fine.

Self-Check-in with keypad: 3:00PM. Checkout: 11:00 a.m.

No smoking

Please treat the property the same way you'd treat yours.

Be safe and thank you for being responsible!

What’s around


  • In Kensington
  • 17 Avenue SW - 20 min walk
  • Prince's Island Park - 23 min walk
  • Calgary Tower - 32 min walk
  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 33 min walk
  • BMO Centre - 43 min walk
  • Plaza Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Peace Bridge - 13 min walk
  • TELUS Spark - 14 min walk
  • Riley Park - 14 min walk
  • Stephen Avenue - 22 min walk

Getting around

  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 22 min drive
  • Calgary University Station - 11 min drive
  • Calgary Heritage Station - 16 min drive
  • Sunnyside Station - 12 min walk
  • 8th Street SW Station - 15 min walk
  • 7th Street SW Station - 18 min walk
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Calgary, AB, Canada

The manager

Larisa Wells

Speaks: English, French, Polish, Russian

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (1900 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Pets allowed


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed and 2 twin/single beds
  • Studio - 1 sleep sofa/futon
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Highchair
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Separate dining area
  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV
  • Arcade/game room
  • Books
  • Games
  • Children's games
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Zoo nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Ice skating nearby


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Desk chair

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 8
  • Minimum check-in age: 26

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 26

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply*


  • For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sultan's Tent (4-min walk), Chicken On The Way (5-min walk), and Kensington Pub (6-min walk).
  • During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like ice skating and return when the snow melts for cycling and power boating. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. Enjoy amenities like an arcade and a garden.