Lowertown real estate guide & listings for sale
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighbourhood, Lowertown is a good option. Finding things to do is easy in this part of the city. There are a large number of people around most of the time, there is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighbourhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. Lowertown is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. It is easy to access public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
This part of the city permits home buyers to get around by different means of transportation. This part of Ottawa is very conducive to walking; many daily needs can be met by walking, and numerous businesses are reasonably nearby. Lowertown is also very bike-friendly because the bicycling infrastructure is great. Lowertown is a very convenient part of Ottawa for moving around by public transit. More precisely, there are approximately 20 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Driving is also a reasonably good mode of transportation in Lowertown. Most houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway.
In Lowertown, around 60% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new homes in this neighbourhood was spread throughout several decades in recent history. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and 20% are occupied by owners.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from any home in Lowertown. Additionally, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in Lowertown, where around 30 restaurants and a few cafes are available. A decent choice of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, parents and their children will find that wherever their home is located in Lowertown, daycares and schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.