Greenbelt real estate guide & listings for sale
Since there are very few pedestrians, Greenbelt remains relatively serene. Parks are sparse, resulting in them being sometimes hard to access from a large number of locations in this neighbourhood. Despite that, there are approximately 20 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Tauvette Park and Doug Thompson Pathway.
Driving is usually the preferred method to get around in this part of Ottawa. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. In contrast, getting around by public transit is challenging in Greenbelt. Nevertheless, there are over 50 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood. Travelling on foot is not very feasible for house buyers in this part of Ottawa as running daily errands is impractical by walking. Biking is also difficult in Greenbelt as the bicycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and there are a good number of slopes to challenge cyclists. Thankfully, a few pleasant sectors for cycling can be found.
Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the units in Greenbelt and 15% are occupied by renters. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this neighbourhood. Around one third of homes in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Some house buyers in Greenbelt may be able to purchase groceries by walking, while others will need a vehicle. A small number of restaurants are available in this area as well. Regarding education, high schools and primary schools are not numerous in Greenbelt, and consequently may be a very long walk away. Furthermore, parents may find it very hard for their kids to get to daycares on foot. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found.