Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is easy to reach parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in. This area is also fairly good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally peaceful.
This area is a very good part of Ottawa for moving around by car. It is easy to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway. Getting around by public transit is also convenient in this area thanks to a few nearby bus lines. This part of Ottawa is not particularly convenient for those who travel by foot since running common errands is occasionally difficult by walking. It is also at times difficult to move around by bicycle in this area as there are a limited number of bike lanes. Nevertheless, cyclists do not encounter significant slopes.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 55% of buildings in Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen, but single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Ottawa has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened between 1960 and 1980.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, this part of the city does not have any high schools. With respect to food, it is straightforward to reach the nearest grocery store on foot in Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and house buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a rather short distance to a good choice of clothing stores.