Briar Green - Leslie Park real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Briar Green - Leslie Park. The noise levels in this part of Ottawa are low, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 416. Finally, green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which results in them being easy to reach from most locations in this neighbourhood.
Driving is usually the favoured transportation option in Briar Green - Leslie Park. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot, and it is a short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Highway 416, from any location in this neighbourhood. In contrast, this part of Ottawa is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, there are approximately 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. Walking is not particularly convenient for property owners in this neighbourhood as few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a car. In contrast, Briar Green - Leslie Park is appropriate for biking because this part of Ottawa features a good bicycling infrastructure.
In Briar Green - Leslie Park, about 45% of buildings are townhouses, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Ottawa happened between 1960 and 1980. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters.
Families will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in this part of Ottawa. However, parents may find it difficult for their children to get to daycares on foot. In terms of food, in all but a few cases, a car is required to shop for groceries. Nonetheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and therefore some basic food items is typically convenient. A limited number of restaurants can be found in this neighbourhood as well.