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Pontiac is very quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Pontiac is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Ottawa - Gatineau metropolitan area for moving around by car. It is very convenient to park. Cycling is difficult in Pontiac as there is a considerable amount of hills, and the bicycling network is not very comprehensive. Travelling on foot is also not very practical for property owners in this municipality since running common errands is very challenging.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Pontiac is an important part of its character. Around 30% of homes in this municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Ottawa - Gatineau metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this municipality own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in Pontiac and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. Furthermore, this municipality does not have any high schools. In addition, families may find it very difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian. When it comes to eating, a vehicle is almost always required in Pontiac to access the closest grocery store.