Metcalfe real estate guide & listings for sale
Metcalfe is very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. It is rather challenging to get to green spaces in the neighbourhood since they are sparse. Still, there are around 10 parks nearby for residents to explore.
The car is very often the preferred transportation option in this neighbourhood. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Metcalfe because almost no day-to-day errands can be run on foot. Commuting by bicycle is also challenging in this neighbourhood because the terrain is not particularly flat, and the cycling infrastructure is quite poor.
About one quarter of properties in Metcalfe were constructed after the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing almost all dwellings in this neighbourhood, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. About 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. This part of Ottawa offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be very hard to get to high schools and primary schools on foot from properties for sale in Metcalfe. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Furthermore, parents may consider it very difficult for their kids to get to daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding eating, buying one's groceries usually demands the use of a car in Metcalfe.