Glebe - Dows Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Glebe - Dows Lake is a good option. Glebe - Dows Lake is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic, although that is not the case closer to Highway 417 or the railway line. However, green spaces, like Lansdowne Park, are especially well-spread out and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, resulting in them being easy to access from most locations in the neighbourhood. Finally, although the atmosphere is not the liveliest in this area, its main streets are still quite dynamic, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is very straightforward to move around in Glebe - Dows Lake. With a few nearby bus lines, Glebe - Dows Lake has a very good public transit infrastructure. It is also very convenient for people travelling on foot to get around in this part of the city; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle, and various businesses are reasonably close by. This area will attract active people since it is very suited for biking. More precisely, this part of Ottawa is home to a great cycling infrastructure.
Roughly one third of dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Glebe - Dows Lake, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this era. This area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters.
Daycares and schools are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Glebe - Dows Lake. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. Regarding eating, home buyers in this neighbourhood will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in Glebe - Dows Lake, where over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 cafes can be found, for example along Isabella Street. A reasonable selection of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance.