Old Barrhaven real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Old Barrhaven is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This area is very good for those who need quiet areas, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to discover.
Old Barrhaven is very car friendly. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway from any home in this area, and it is easy to park. However, residents using public transit may experience limited options in this part of the city as a result of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Old Barrhaven is bike-friendly as this area is home to a great bicycling infrastructure. This part of Ottawa is not very conducive to walking because very few common errands can be run without needing to use a car.
About 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters. Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in this part of Ottawa. Around 45% of properties in this part of the city were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Property owners in Old Barrhaven will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. Concerning education, families will welcome that wherever their house is located in this part of the city, daycares and primary schools are close by. In contrast, it can be difficult to walk to high schools from homes for sale in Old Barrhaven.