Cumberland real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Cumberland are very quiet, as the streets are generally very calm. Getting to green spaces in the neighbourhood, including Cardinal Creek Valley and Wilfred Murray Park, is rather difficult since they are sparse. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
Commuting by car is especially convenient in Cumberland. It is very easy to park. In contrast, travelling by public transit is very hard in Cumberland. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood. Commuting by bicycle is difficult in Cumberland as the cycling network is not very comprehensive, and the terrain is not especially flat. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also not very well-suited for walking as almost no common errands can be run without the use of a car.
Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Roughly one quarter of properties in this part of Ottawa were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is very rarely possible for house buyers in Cumberland to purchase groceries by walking. Concerning education, there are no high schools and no primary schools in this area. Moreover, daycares are not numerous and consequently tend to require a very long walk to get to.