Where can you Find a Good Neighbourhood in Ottawa?

Posted by Maha Shahbazian on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 11:58am.

Kanata North Property

There are quite a few different neighbourhods in the Ottawa area. The neighbourhood you choose will depend on the amenities you are looking for and the needs of your family. Finding the right neighbourhood with the best schools for your children isn’t always easy. Here’s a look at some of the best choices in the Ottawa area.

Kanata North

This suburban area has a little over 30,000 residents. There are two secondary schools in Katana North, both of which have high ratings from the Fraser Institute. The two schools are All Saints Catholic High School and Earl of March Secondary School.

When you live here you will be in close proximity to the Centrum Shopping Centre. You will also be able to easily go see the Senators play hockey as they are based in Kanata North. Expect to pay around $400,000 for a home in this neighbourhood.

West Carleton March

West Carleton March is a rural area located in the far west of Ottawa. It has a population of around 23,000 and consists of small communities and villages scattered throughout. There is plenty of space and opportunity for you to own a big house here.

The neighbourhood has one of the best secondary schools in the city, West Carleton Secondary School. If your job happens to be in Kanata you will have a short commute from the West Carleton March. Expect to pay around $330,000 for a home in this neighbourhood.


If you want to be closer to downtown this is where you want to live. It has a population of less than 50,000 and sits just beyond the greenbelt.

This neighbourhood is perfect for families as there are a lot of different activities to get involved in. There's the tennis club, the sports centre and a variety of different parks to go to. Expect to pay around $335,000 for a home in this neighbourhood.

These are just three of the many good neighbourhoods found throughout the city. There are many others with highly rated schools found nearby.

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