Hintonburg - Mechanicsville real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is exemplified by its calm ambience. This area is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 417. Finally, it is easy to access parks from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
Hintonburg - Mechanicsville offers home buyers several alternative means of transportation. It is very convenient for pedestrians to navigate this neighbourhood; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle, and numerous businesses are quite close by. Bicycling is embraced in this area as there are countless bike lanes. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is very good. Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is also quite car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Highway 417, are very easy to access from any home in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and owners occupy the remainder. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, since around 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Parents and their children will find that no matter where their house is situated in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville, schools and daycares are close by. Concerning food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this part of the city. Furthermore, thanks to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville, there is generally a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Wellington Street.