Cumberland real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Cumberland are very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are sparse, resulting in them being rather difficult to get to from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as Valin Park and Cardinal Creek Valley.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Cumberland. It is very easy to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be very hard in Cumberland due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of Ottawa as most daily needs are very impractical to carry out by walking. It is also difficult to commute by bicycle in Cumberland as there are very few bike lanes, and there are a good number of slopes.
The predominant housing types in Cumberland are single detached homes and row houses. Roughly one quarter of properties in this part of Ottawa were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 90% of the units in Cumberland and 10% are rented.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Cumberland. In addition, families may find it very difficult for their children to get to daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to food, property owners in Cumberland almost always have to turn to a car to reach the nearest grocery store.