Osgoode real estate guide & listings for sale
Osgoode is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Access to green spaces, including Doug Thompson Pathway, is rather challenging from most locations within the neighbourhood since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to visit.
The favoured approach to navigate this area is very often a car. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. Getting around by bicycle is challenging in Osgoode since the bicycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and the terrain is not particularly flat. Thankfully, cycling is more practical in some sectors than others. It is also very inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate Osgoode as almost no common errands can be run without the use of a car.
Roughly 30% of homes in Osgoode were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. In this area, almost all buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are the main alternative in the housing stock. Homeowners occupy nearly 90% of the dwellings in Osgoode and the remainder are rented. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Property owners in this part of the city almost always have to use a car to reach the nearest grocery store. Regarding education, there are only a very small number of primary schools in Osgoode and thus they can be a very long walk away. Furthermore, this area does not have any high schools. Likewise, parents may consider it very difficult for their schoolchildren to reach daycares as a pedestrian.