Wateridge Village real estate guide & listings for sale
There is a reasonably good selection of green spaces in Wateridge Village. Parks are easy to get to since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. Lastly, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets, this part of Ottawa is relatively serene.
Driving is usually the preferred approach to navigate Wateridge Village. Parking is quite easy. However, residents using public transit may have limited choices in Wateridge Village due to the low service level. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Walking is not very practical for residents in this area as few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car. However, it is convenient to commute by bicycle in Wateridge Village as there are a fair number of bike lanes.
In Wateridge Village, roughly 55% of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. Around 40% of homes in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Primary schools are convenient to walk to from anywhere in Wateridge Village. In contrast, parents and their children may consider it difficult to reach high schools as a pedestrian. In terms of food, a grocery store is generally reachable within a reasonably short walk from any home in this part of Ottawa. A small selection of restaurants and cafes is available as well.