Orleans Central real estate guide & listings for sale
Orleans Central offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy. Most locations within the neighbourhood have good access to green spaces, like Pierre Rocque Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out. This part of Ottawa is relatively quiet, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
This area is very car friendly. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from anywhere in this area, and parking is generally easy. However, the public transit service in this part of Ottawa is not particularly frequent. Nonetheless, homeowners have access to approximately 20 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is convenient to commute by bicycle in this area because Orleans Central has a reasonably good cycling infrastructure. This part of the city is not especially well-suited for walking as most daily needs are at times difficult to carry out on foot.
In Orleans Central, around one third of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters.
Families will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Orleans Central. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. When it comes to food, property owners in this part of the city will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, there are a good number of opportunities in close proximity for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes. Residents benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.