Overbrook - McArthur real estate guide & listings for sale
Overbrook - McArthur offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Ottawa is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Highway 417. Lastly, access to public green spaces in the neighbourhood, like Riverain Park and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park, is easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is reasonably easy to travel in this neighbourhood. The public transit system in this part of the city is practical as a consequence of about 40 nearby bus lines. Physically active people will also value the reasonably walk-friendly character of Overbrook - McArthur; most daily needs are easy to meet without the use of a vehicle. Overbrook - McArthur is reasonably conducive to cycling because the bicycling network is very well-developed.
In Overbrook - McArthur, about 30% of buildings are small apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Renters occupy about two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and owners occupy the remainder. The homes in this area are quite old, because roughly 40% of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Daycares and schools are easy to walk to from anywhere in Overbrook - McArthur. Families can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. When it comes to food, house buyers in this area will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Likewise, Overbrook - McArthur is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores.