Old Ottawa South real estate guide & listings for sale
Old Ottawa South offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in.
Old Ottawa South permits property owners to move around by a variety of means of transportation. With a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is convenient in this neighbourhood. Old Ottawa South is also a fairly convenient part of Ottawa for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. This area will draw active people because it is very suitable for bicycling. In particular, there are innumerable bike lanes.
Old Ottawa South experienced its most significant building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. In this neighbourhood, many dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Homeowners occupy roughly three quarters of the units in Old Ottawa South whereas renters occupy the remainder. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in this part of Ottawa, daycares and schools are close by. Families have the choice between public and private elementary schools. With regards to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away in this neighbourhood. In addition, Old Ottawa South is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance, for instance on Bank Street.