Sandy Hill - Ottawa East real estate guide & listings for sale
Sandy Hill - Ottawa East is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this area. It is easy to find lively areas in this part of the city. There is a wide variety of entertainment venues, there are usually a large number of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Sandy Hill - Ottawa East is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally peaceful, however some parts can be quite loud, especially around Highway 417. Reaching green spaces in the neighbourhood, like Strathcona Park, is easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
This part of the city enables house buyers to travel by a diversity of means of transportation. Owing to over 50 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in this part of the city is very good. This part of the city is also very well-suited for walking; most daily needs are easy to carry out on foot, and numerous businesses are quite close by. A good number of people in the area use their bicycle as this neighbourhood has a great bicycling infrastructure.
In Sandy Hill - Ottawa East, about 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. The homes in this part of Ottawa are quite old, because roughly 45% of its buildings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Parents and their schoolchildren will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in Sandy Hill - Ottawa East, schools and daycares are close by. With respect to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this neighbourhood. In addition, there are approximately 40 restaurants and a few coffee shops to enjoy in Sandy Hill - Ottawa East. It is also a short walk to a very good selection of clothing stores.