Hintonburg - Mechanicsville real estate guide & listings for sale
Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this neighbourhood. There are numerous energetic parts in this area to enjoy. Even though this neighbourhood is not known for its nightlife, there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, not to mention that the streets are very often busy with people. Most areas in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville are quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 417. Access to public green spaces is easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
This neighbourhood will please house buyers that value a diversity of methods of transportation. This area is a very convenient part of Ottawa for moving around by public transit due to a few nearby bus lines. Travelling on foot is also very practical for residents in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville; carrying out daily needs is easy by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This area will attract active people as it is very suitable for biking. More precisely, there are a very large number of bike lanes.
In Hintonburg - Mechanicsville, around 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. The buildings in this part of the city are quite old, because around 40% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Parents and their kids will value that wherever their property is located in Hintonburg - Mechanicsville, schools and daycares are close by. As far as food is concerned, it is very often practical for house buyers in this area to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, thanks to over 50 restaurants and around 10 cafes, Hintonburg - Mechanicsville is a fairly good area in which to go out to eat. It is also a rather short walk to a good variety of clothing stores.