Byward Market real estate guide & listings for sale
Byward Market offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding things to do in this part of Ottawa is very easy. There are many people around most of the time, there is a reasonably good selection of entertainment venues, and with its approximately 40 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Accessing green spaces is easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
Byward Market will appeal to house buyers that value several methods of transportation. Walking is very convenient for residents in Byward Market; carrying out daily needs is very convenient on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Biking is also very convenient in this part of the city because there are innumerable bike lanes. The public transit service in Byward Market is very good due to over 100 nearby bus lines. This area is also reasonably car friendly. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Autoroute de la Gatineau, from any location in Byward Market, and it is easy to access a parking spot.
Roughly half of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Byward Market, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Notably, this part of Ottawa is good for those looking for one bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and the remainder are owners. Around one third of homes in this part of Ottawa were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
It is usually an option for house buyers in Byward Market to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. There are approximately 10 grocery stores in this neighbourhood, and the best choice can be found on streets such as Dalhousie Street. In addition, those who enjoy eating out won't have to walk far in this area, where over 150 restaurants and approximately 20 coffee shops are available. House buyers can find very many nearby clothing stores. With respect to education, families will value that wherever their property is situated in Byward Market, daycares and schools are close by.