Ottawa Homes & Real Estate

Welcome to your local Ottawa, ON, homes for sale & real estate resource. Moving to Ottawa holds the perfect experience for residents looking for an active community complete with significant attractions, international cuisine, annual celebrations, and year-round outdoor activities. For additional information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more for Ottawa properties for sale, or to schedule a home tour of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Ottawa real estate.

Homes for Sale in Ottawa ON

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Ottawa Real Estate Market

Ottawa is home to many beautiful places to live, including the Glebe neighbourhood and the Old Ottawa South, where those looking to buy a home can find colonial-era buildings, tree-lined streets, extensive parks, and colourful gardens. Among the city's best neighbourhoods, they also provide residents with easy access to unique restaurants, organic food shops, and chic shops.

Other neighbourhoods in Ottawa include Rockcliffe Park, Westboro Village, and Rideau Forest. Each neighbourhood offers homes set among tree-lined communities with parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment venues.

The real estate market in Ottawa has a mix of single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and semi-detached homes. Home styles include bungalows, split levels, and ranches. Home prices range between the mid-$400s and the low $700s, reflective of the higher cost of living, with most homes having three bedrooms and two bathrooms and an average of 1,200 to 1,900 square feet of living space.

Ottawa Community Amenities

Ottawa residents will find themselves in the middle of amazing locations and be in the epicentre of unique retail and entertainment opportunities in the downtown area. Scattered throughout the city, residents will discover easy access to boutiques, cafés, nightclubs, bars, museums, galleries, theatres, historic landmarks, and memories. Plus, all of these amenities are within easy reach of people who choose to live in one of Ottawa's surburbs.

The city is also home to unique buildings with special architectural features, including the Connaught Building, which was built in 1913 with a Gothic Revival style. Many of the town's government buildings are also designed with Romantic and Picturesque architectural styles, which are also represented in many historical and cultural establishments in the area. Parliament Hill and the Peace Tower are visible from most parts of Ottawa due to a former height restriction but are not slightly shorter than buildings such as the Claridge Icon.

The city offers many opportunities to visit museums and galleries, including the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Canadian War Museum, and the Bytown Museum. In addition, Ottawa is the location for many seasonal events, including Winterlude, the Canada Day Celebration on Parliament Hill, Canadian Tulip Festival, and Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.

Ottawa is home to many international and local restaurants, including Mediterranean, Italian, Mandarin, Steakhouses, and Pizza. Some of the best restaurants loved by residents include Cumberland Pizza, The Brig Pub, Aroma Meze, and Coconut Lagoon Restaurant. Several shopping centers in Ottawa offer a place for residents to purchase everything they need, including clothes, household goods, and groceries. Local shopping venues include Bayshore Shopping Center, CF Rideau Shopping Center, and Carlingwood Shopping Center.

Ottawa is also home to major sports teams, which host many games and annual celebrations at the arenas and stadiums. The Ottawa Senators are the major hockey team in the area, and the Ottawa Redbacks are the local Canadian Football League.

It's relatively easy to get around the city, especially when taking full advantage of the community's many ways to travel. Public transportation options include the light rail system, taxi services, and ride shares. Residents can also use public transit to get to the nearby suburbs.

One of the latest ways to explore Ottawa is by using personal e-scooters to get around town. These scooters are parked throughout the city and easily rentable using a smartphone app between April through November. Additionally, during the warmer months, water taxi shuttles provide transportation to important sites along the Ottawa River, including the Quebec and Ontario sides of the river.

Various transportation options, including public transit, taxis, and private limousine service, provide rides to and from the Ottawa International Airport, which is the primary airport serving the area.

Ottawa Local Highlights

  • Rideau Canal is the waterway connecting Ottawa to Lake Ontario, providing many swimming, hiking, picnicking, and recreational water activities.
  • Parliament Hill is set on the banks of the Ottawa River and is home to the Parliament of Canada, featuring a Gothic Revival architectural design.
  • The National Gallery of Canada is home to a fantastic collection of Indigenous and Canadian art, including contemporary and historical works of art.
  • Peace Tower is set in the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings and houses the focal bell and clock tower.
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum is set on a former military base and now showcases the historical story of flight.
  • Major's Hill Park has a little more than five acres of green space and is easily walkable from most areas of Downtown Ottawa.

Ottawa School Information

Residents attending schools in Ottawa are likely to attend ones in the Ottawa Carleton District School Board. Public schools in the area include Garfield Elementary School, Ottawa Middle School, and Ottawa High School. In addition, private schools such as St. Laurent Academy and Edelweiss Private Academy serve Ottawa residents.

The University of Ottawa, Carleton University, and Saint Paul University provide residents access to continuing education classes and degree programs.

Ottawa residents have many opportunities to explore outdoor parks and recreational areas while having several cultural and historic locations. In addition, those looking to buy a home will find everything they need when seeking a beautiful neighbourhood in a community with a diverse array of things to do.

Ottawa ON Real Estate Agents

Considering the purchase of a home in Ottawa? Let our Ottawa real estate experts guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your new Ottawa property. As local real estate agents, we have insider knowledge of the dynamics unique to Ottawa, Ontario, real estate.

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