North Gower real estate guide & listings for sale
North Gower is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite calm - however noise can be an issue closer to Highway 416. It is rather challenging to get to parks from numerous locations in the neighbourhood since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are about 10 public green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in this part of the city. It is very easy to park. Cycling is challenging in North Gower as the bicycling network is not very extensive, and there are a fair number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists. Walking is also not very practical for property owners in this part of the city because almost no daily needs can be carried out on foot.
Single detached homes and row houses are the main housing type in North Gower. Around one third of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Ottawa is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 90% of the dwellings in North Gower whereas the remainder are rented.
It can be very hard to get to high schools and primary schools on foot from houses for sale in this part of Ottawa. Additionally, there are only a very small number of daycares and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. When it comes to food, a vehicle is almost always required in North Gower to access the nearest supermarket.