Sandy Hill - Ottawa East real estate guide & listings for sale
Sandy Hill - Ottawa East has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. Finding things to do in this neighbourhood is easy. Despite the fact that few entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are very often busy with people, and with its a few nightlife venues, there are options for nighttime activities. Sandy Hill - Ottawa East is quiet, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful, although there are still several louder areas, especially near Highway 417. Accessing public green spaces, including Strathcona Park, is easy from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Sandy Hill - Ottawa East will attract homeowners that use various means of transportation. Owing to over 50 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Sandy Hill - Ottawa East is very accessible. Many of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also very well-suited for walking; carrying out daily needs is easy, and many businesses are nearby. This part of the city is a very convenient part of Ottawa for cyclists. In particular, the bicycling network is very extensive.
Renters occupy about three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood and owners occupy the remainder. Around 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of Ottawa, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. About 45% of properties in this part of the city were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Sandy Hill - Ottawa East, families will generally be able to reach daycares and schools by walking. With respect to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in this neighbourhood. In addition, there are around 40 restaurants and about 10 coffee shops to experience in this area. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.