Cummings real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Cummings. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Ken Steele Park, and they are especially well-situated, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this part of Ottawa. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Highway 417.
Cummings offers house buyers several alternative methods of transportation. This area is a fairly pleasant part of Ottawa for travelling by public transit. The neighbourhood is linked by approximately 40 bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Physically active property owners will also enjoy the reasonably walk-friendly nature of Cummings; many day-to-day needs can be met on foot. This neighbourhood is quite appropriate for cycling since the bicycling infrastructure is fairly good.
In Cummings, roughly half of dwellings are townhouses, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Cummings and owners occupy the remainder. Roughly 40% of homes in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
House buyers in Cummings will welcome that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, there are a fair number of choices in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. A decent selection of clothing stores is also available within a reasonably short walking distance. With respect to education, families will find that no matter where their house is located in this area, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Parents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. However, daycares are not especially abundant and thus tend to require a long walk to get to.