Carlington real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Carlington. Most areas in this part of the city are reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Highway 417. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, including Carlington Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making them easy to reach.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to travel in Carlington. Carlington benefits from a fairly good public transit system due to a few nearby bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of Ottawa are located in places that are also conducive to walking; meeting day-to-day needs is easy. Commuting by bicycle is convenient in this neighbourhood as there are a fair number of bike lanes.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 30% of buildings in Carlington, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. About 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s. This part of Ottawa offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around two thirds of the units in Carlington and the rest are occupied by owners.
Families will value that no matter where their property is located in this part of Ottawa, schools and daycares are nearby. Residents are served by public and private high schools. With regards to food, the nearest grocery store in Carlington is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and home buyers benefit from a few cafes as well.