Rideau Heights real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rideau Heights is exemplified by its calm ambience. This neighbourhood is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to reach green spaces since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in.
The car is usually the favoured mode of transportation in Rideau Heights. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. On the other hand, public transit riders may have few choices in Rideau Heights due to the low service level. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. Walking is not especially practical for property owners in Rideau Heights as very few daily needs can be met on foot.
In Rideau Heights, about 30% of buildings are townhouses, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 70% of the properties in Rideau Heights and 30% are occupied by owners. Roughly 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Parents and their children will appreciate the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in this area. On the other hand, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools. With respect to eating, it is typically possible for property owners in Rideau Heights to do their grocery shopping by walking. Likewise, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few cafes in Rideau Heights.