Hintonburg - Mechanicsville real estate guide & listings for sale
Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this part of Ottawa. Overall, finding lively places is easy in this area. Although this neighbourhood is not known for its nightlife, few entertainment venues can be found nearby, not to mention that there are lots of people around most of the time. Most areas in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville are quiet, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Highway 417. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in.
This area will attract property owners that use different methods of transportation. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this area is very good. Active people will also appreciate the very pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of the city; many daily errands can be run on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is a very pleasant part of Ottawa for bike riders. In particular, the bicycling infrastructure is especially extensive.
Around two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. About 40% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this neighbourhood, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Around 40% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Daycares and schools are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in this part of the city. With respect to eating, it is very often an option for house buyers in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops can be found, for instance along Garland Street. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.