Old Ottawa South real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Old Ottawa South is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful. Finally, it is easy to get to green spaces from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Old Ottawa South presents house buyers with the choice between different modes of transportation. The public transit system in this neighbourhood is practical by reason of a few nearby bus lines. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also suitable for walking; many daily needs are easy to carry out on foot. This neighbourhood is a very pleasant part of Ottawa for cyclists. More precisely, Old Ottawa South has a great bicycling infrastructure.
In Old Ottawa South, many dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place before the 1960s. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to access daycares and schools from anywhere in this part of Ottawa. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away in Old Ottawa South. Moreover, there is usually a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A decent choice of clothing stores is also located within a reasonably short walking distance, for example along Bank Street.