Qualicum - Redwood Park real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Qualicum - Redwood Park is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This neighbourhood is quiet, as the streets are usually calm - although that is not the case close to Highway 417 or Highway 416. Lastly, parks are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, making it easy to reach them.
The public transit service in Qualicum - Redwood Park is reasonably good. More precisely, the neighbourhood is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Qualicum - Redwood Park is not particularly suitable for walking as few daily errands can be run without the use of a car. This neighbourhood is not especially appropriate for cycling as Qualicum - Redwood Park is home to a rather limited bicycling infrastructure, and there are a fair number of hills. Thankfully, certain enjoyable pockets for cycling exist. On the other hand, Qualicum - Redwood Park is very car friendly. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and nearby highways, such as Highway 416, are especially easy to reach from any location in this part of Ottawa.
In Qualicum - Redwood Park, around 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of Ottawa took place between 1960 and 1980.
In this part of the city, families will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are also private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. However, parents may consider it difficult for their children to reach daycares as a pedestrian. With respect to food, it is convenient to access the nearest grocery store on foot in this area. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores.