Orleans real estate guide & listings for sale
Orleans is a reasonably good suburb to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This part of Ottawa is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to access public green spaces in the suburb, since reaching one is easy from most properties and there are over 100 parks nearby for residents to check out.
The favoured approach to navigate Orleans is very often driving. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit network in Orleans is not very practical. Thankfully, there are approximately 30 bus lines passing through the suburb, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. It is difficult for people walking to navigate this part of the city because many daily needs are inconvenient to meet on foot. In contrast, it is easy to commute by bicycle in this suburb as Orleans boasts a fairly good cycling infrastructure, and it is a flat ride to most locations.
Around 90% of the population of this suburb own their home and 10% are renters. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of dwellings in this suburb, and the rest are mainly townhouses. Around one third of properties in this area were constructed in the 1980s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the city also has a variety of housing size options; however this part of Ottawa is notable for those looking for three bedroom homes.
The closest supermarket in Orleans is typically only a reasonably short walk away. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. With respect to education, primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Orleans. In contrast, families may consider it challenging for their children to reach high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.