Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Highway 417. Finally, getting to green spaces, like Byron Linear Tramway Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
The reasonably good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. Property owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. It is occasionally difficult for people travelling on foot to move around in Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights as meeting daily needs is sometimes challenging by walking. This part of the city is not especially cycling-friendly because the terrain is not particularly flat, and there are a limited number of bike lanes. Thankfully, some bike-friendly sectors exist. In contrast, the best way to move around in Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights is usually a car. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 417, from any location in this part of Ottawa, and it is convenient to park.
Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights experienced its most significant construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. The predominant housing types in this part of Ottawa are single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the properties in the neighbourhood and 20% are occupied by renters. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Carlingwood West - Glabar Park - McKellar Heights. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. However, parents may consider it challenging for their schoolchildren to get to daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to eating, it is very easy to get to the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of Ottawa. Moreover, there are a fair number of choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable choice of clothing stores.