By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: MANOTICK VILLAGE

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

The name Manotick is derived from the Ojibway word meaning “Island in the River”. The Ottawa community of Manotick Village is located along the Rideau River, about 30 minutes from Ottawa’s downtown core.   Although further from the city’s center then other neighbourhoods I have previously featured on this blog, Manotick is very close to the rapidly growing communities ...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: BRITANNIA VILLAGE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 8, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOODS SERIES: BRITANNIA VILLAGE

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

One of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets, Britannia Village offers a cottage like environment just minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown. This community is located along the bank of the Ottawa River. According to the Britannia Village Association, Britannia Village is the area bounded by Mud Lake Conservation Area, the Ottawa River, and the National Capital Commission bicycle path. The a...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: THE GLEBE

By: POSTED ON MARCH 10, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: THE GLEBE

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Photo from: Ottawa Citizen The Glebe has truly become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Ottawa.  In fact, chances are if you weren’t running in The Ottawa Race Weekend last Saturday, then you were likely poking through items at the Great Glebe Garage Sale. The Glebe is an urban neighbourhood directly south of downtown.  The community is bound along the East and South by the Ri...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: MECHANICSVILLE

By: TPOSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: MECHANICSVILLE

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Photo from: Ottawa Innovation Centre – Ottawa.ca If you have ever been on the transit way between the Ottawa Parkway and downtown, you’ve passed by Mechanicsville and probably didn’t even know it.  In fact, you may have even thought that you were in the community of Hintonburg, which is actually directly south of Mechanicsville. Mechanicsville is located along Scott Street...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

By: POSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Photo from: OSCA.ca Old Ottawa South is bounded by the Rideau Canal to the north, the Rideau River to the south, Bronson Avenue to the west, and Avenue Road to the east. For those already familiar with Ottawa’s various communities, this neighbourhood can be found just south of the Glebe. Like the Glebe, the historic neighbourhood of Rideauville (Old Ottawa South) can be traced back to th...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: VANIER

By: POSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES: VANIER

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

The Ottawa neighbourhood of Vanier is located just east of the Rideau River, bounded by Beachwood Avenue to the north, St. Laurent Boulevard to the east, and McArthur Avenue to the south. The community is surrounded by New Edinburgh, Rockliffe Park, Lindenlea, and Manor Park. Originally the area was actually made up of three smaller villages; Clarkstown, Clandeboye, and Janeville.  In 1908, ...Read More

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES:  SANDY HILL

By: POSTED ON MARCH 14, 2017 BY MICHAEL LEWICKI

FEATURED OTTAWA NEIGHBOURHOOD SERIES:  SANDY HILL

Tags: Homes in Ottawa

Photo from: Parks Canada The Ottawa neighbourhood of Sandy Hill is located just south-east of Ottawa’s downtown core.  It is bound by Rideau Street, Besserer Street, and Daly Avenue to the north, Highway 417 and Nicholas Street to the south, the Rideau River to the east, and the Rideau Canal to the west. Historically, Sandy Hill was a logging site that belonged to some of Ottawa&rsqu...Read More