Glebe - Dows Lake real estate guide & listings for sale
Glebe - Dows Lake is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this neighbourhood. Most areas in Glebe - Dows Lake are quiet, as the streets are generally quite peaceful, although that is not the case around the railway line or Highway 417. There are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, such as Lansdowne Park, and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to reach. Finally, there are numerous things to do in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities.
Glebe - Dows Lake presents home buyers with several alternative means of transportation. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Glebe - Dows Lake is very practical. This part of the city is also very conducive to walking; many daily errands can be run on foot, and plenty of businesses are close by. Glebe - Dows Lake is a very pleasant part of Ottawa for cyclists. More specifically, the cycling infrastructure is especially well-developed.
In Glebe - Dows Lake, around one third of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city took place prior to the 1960s. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the units in Glebe - Dows Lake and 45% are rented.
Parents and their children will welcome that wherever their house is located in Glebe - Dows Lake, daycares and schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to food, it is straightforward to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Glebe - Dows Lake. Moreover, there are over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops to enjoy in Glebe - Dows Lake. It is also a rather short distance to a good variety of clothing stores, for example along Bank Street.