Byward Market real estate guide & listings for sale
Byward Market is a great part of the city for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a large number of vibrant parts in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are usually many people around, there is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. It is easy to reach public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in.
No matter the means of transportation, it is very straightforward to get around in Byward Market. The public transit system in this area is very practical. Property owners have access to over 100 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. It is also very easy for people travelling on foot to get around in Byward Market; all daily errands can be run on foot, and plenty of businesses are close by. Getting around by bicycle is very convenient in this part of the city because the cycling network is very extensive.
In Byward Market, about half of dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. About one third of homes in this neighbourhood were built after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and owners occupy the remainder.
It is especially easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in this area. Dalhousie Street is among the best streets for groceries. Moreover, thanks to over 150 restaurants and approximately 20 cafes, Byward Market is a very good place in which to go out to eat. An excellent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance, for example along William Street. In terms of education, schools and daycares are convenient to reach on foot from any location in Byward Market.