Briar Green - Leslie Park real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Briar Green - Leslie Park is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to Highway 416. Finally, public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy, making it easy to get to them from numerous locations within the neighbourhood.
Briar Green - Leslie Park is an extremely convenient part of Ottawa for travelling by car. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of properties for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 416. However, the public transit network in Briar Green - Leslie Park is somewhat poor. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. Briar Green - Leslie Park is cycling-friendly as the bicycling network is fairly good. It is impractical for people travelling on foot to move around in this area since running common errands is difficult by walking.
Around 45% of dwellings are townhouses, making it easy to find townhouses in Briar Green - Leslie Park, but large apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of Ottawa also has a good choice of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the dwellings in Briar Green - Leslie Park and 30% are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.
Shopping for one's groceries often demands the use of a car in this part of Ottawa. Nonetheless, pharmacies are generally convenient to get to on foot and provide some basic food items. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about close by restaurants. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will value that no matter where their house is located in this area, both primary and secondary schools are close by. However, there are only a few daycares and consequently they can be a rather long walk away.