Stittsville real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Stittsville. This part of Ottawa is quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Highway 417 or Highway 7. Lastly, most locations in the neighbourhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, including Coyote Run Park and Poole Creek Ravine, since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to visit and reaching the closest park is easy from most houses.
Cars are a great transportation option in Stittsville. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, commuting by transit can be difficult in Stittsville due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. This area is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because carrying out daily needs is inconvenient. On the other hand, cycling is convenient in Stittsville because the cycling network is good.
The homes in this part of Ottawa are very new, because around 45% of its dwellings were constructed after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. The housing stock of this neighbourhood is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. Roughly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A fraction of property owners in Stittsville may be able to travel to one of about 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, primary schools are easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the city. However, high schools are not especially plentiful and thus tend to require an extended walk to get to. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.