Cummings real estate guide & listings for sale
Cummings is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed environment. It is easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This part of Ottawa is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Highway 417.
Cummings allows home buyers to travel using a diversity of modes of transportation. Cummings is quite transit friendly. For instance, the neighbourhood is linked by about 40 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. Cummings is also a fairly convenient part of Ottawa for pedestrians; many day-to-day needs can be met by walking. Cummings is appropriate for bicycling because the cycling network is quite well-developed.
Townhouses are the predominant housing type, representing about half of dwellings in Cummings, but large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 40% are owners. Roughly 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is straightforward to reach the closest grocery store on foot in Cummings. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable choice of clothing stores, for instance on St Laurent Boulevard. With respect to education, parents and their kids will find that no matter where their property is located in this part of the city, daycares and schools are nearby. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools.