Qualicum - Redwood Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Qualicum - Redwood Park is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. The noise levels in this area are low, as the streets are quite tranquil - although that is not the case near Highway 417 or Highway 416. Finally, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore and they are especially well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to reach from a large number of locations within this neighbourhood.
This neighbourhood is reasonably transit friendly owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines. This part of the city is not very conducive to walking since very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. Although a few pleasant pockets for bicycling can be found, cycling is at times difficult in this neighbourhood since there are few bike lanes, and the terrain is not especially flat. In contrast, cars are an excellent means of transportation in this part of the city. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 416, from any home in Qualicum - Redwood Park, and parking is easy.
The housing stock of Qualicum - Redwood Park is composed primarily of single detached homes and row houses. This part of Ottawa experienced its largest building boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are rented.
The closest supermarket in Qualicum - Redwood Park is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Along with public schools, there are private primary and high schools. In contrast, families may consider it very hard for their kids to access daycares on foot.