Borden Farm - Stewart Farm - Parkwood Hills - Fisher Glen real estate guide & listings for sale
Borden Farm - Stewart Farm - Parkwood Hills - Fisher Glen is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are very quiet, as the streets are usually very peaceful. Finally, it is easy to reach parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.
The preferred approach to get around in this part of the city is very often driving. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, the public transit network in this area is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. This neighbourhood is not especially suitable for walking because few day-to-day errands can be run on foot. However, it is convenient to get around by bicycle in this part of the city as the bicycling infrastructure is reasonably well-developed.
Homeowners occupy about 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood and renters occupy the remainder. In this area, about one third of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most homes in this neighbourhood were built between 1960 and 1980, during its main construction boom. This part of the city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A supermarket is usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from any home in this part of Ottawa. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and there are also a few coffee shops in this neighbourhood. When it comes to education, it is a rather short walk to access daycares and schools from anywhere in this neighbourhood.