Briar Green - Leslie Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Briar Green - Leslie Park. This part of Ottawa is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially closer to Highway 416. Lastly, it is easy to access parks since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
The car is very often the preferred method to get around in Briar Green - Leslie Park. Nearby highways, such as Highway 416, are very easy to access from any home in this area, and it is straightforward to park. On the other hand, this area is not particularly transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. It is easy to travel by bicycle in this neighbourhood because the cycling network is good. It is sometimes difficult for people walking to get around in Briar Green - Leslie Park since few day-to-day needs can be met on foot.
The majority of the housing stock of Briar Green - Leslie Park is made up of single detached homes and townhouses, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. This area experienced its biggest building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available properties are from this era.
It is rarely feasible for property owners in Briar Green - Leslie Park to purchase their groceries by walking. Nevertheless, reaching the closest pharmacy and thus some staple foods is usually convenient. A limited selection of restaurants is available in this part of the city as well. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Briar Green - Leslie Park. However, it can be challenging to reach daycares on foot.