Overbrook - McArthur real estate guide & listings for sale
Overbrook - McArthur is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This area is quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful - although that is not the case near Highway 417. Finally, it is easy to get to green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
This area will please home buyers that appreciate several modes of transportation. Owing to approximately 40 nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is convenient in Overbrook - McArthur. Travelling on foot is also convenient for house buyers in Overbrook - McArthur; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Biking is easy in this part of the city since there are numerous bike lanes.
In Overbrook - McArthur, roughly 30% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, but large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. The homes in this part of the city are quite old, since roughly 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
House buyers in this part of Ottawa will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, Overbrook - McArthur is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores. Regarding education, in Overbrook - McArthur, parents and their schoolchildren will generally be able to get to schools and daycares on foot. Families benefit from public and private primary schools.