Welcome to Ottawa, the beautiful and historic capital of Canada that is booming with new condo developments.
Sitting on the South Bank of the Ottawa River in southern Ontario, Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec, and forms the center of the National Capital Region. It has a population of over 1.3 million people and a history dating back to 1826. It's famously home to many cultural landmarks and educational institutions.
As well as being a cultural and educational hub, Ottawa is also home to countless condos. There are 428 condo buildings in Ottawa, and you can find a wide range of Ottawa condo buildings like Low-Rise, Mid-Rise, High-Rise, Luxury, Pre-Construction, and Lofts too. In short, there are many types of Ottawa condos for sale, offering something for everyone.
A big selling point of Ottawa is its diversity, and it has lots of interesting neighborhoods to explore and discover.
You can find a wide range of Ottawa condos in some of the city's most popular and rapidly-developing neighborhoods, including Centretown, Downtown Ottawa, Sandy Hill, Westboro, Hintonburg, Mechanicsville, Byward Market, The Glebe, and Lebreton. Centretown, Downtown Ottawa, and Byward Market tend to have the most condos in Ottawa.
Centretown, Downtown Ottawa, and Byward Market all have a high number of condos in Ottawa. These neighborhoods are also some of the best places to live in Ottawa, home to famous landmarks like the Peace Tower, the Canadian Museum of Nature, and ByWard Market Square.
The city also boasts many other exciting neighborhoods with Ottawa condos for sale, including neighborhoods that are quieter and calmer, ideal for growing families, and many of the best condo buildings offering easy access to Ottawa's top sights like Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Canadian War Museum.
The average days on market for condos for sale in Ottawa is 40 days, and the average sale price of condos in Ottawa is $390,239. There were 2039 Ottawa condos sold last year. Ottawa saw a decrease in the number of condos sold of -5% compared to the previous year. There are also plenty of new constructions of condos in Ottawa too, opening up more opportunities for new arrivals to this fabulous city.
In terms of general lifestyle for a condo in Ottawa, the city has a walk score of 7, a bike score of 25, and a transit score of 26. Ottawa condo dwellers can rely on the city's OC Transpo public transport system of buses and light rail transit to get around with ease, and the capital region has more than 300km of bike paths too, ideal for cyclists.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries Bell Pastry & Delicatessen and Loblaws. There are some great cafes near The Galleria Phase 1 such as Share Tea, Presse Cafe, and Second Cup Coffee Co. featuring Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at La Bottega. Locals recommend eating at Smoke's Poutinerie, Cora Breakfast and Lunch and Novotel Ottawa in Sandy Hill - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with Ogilvy Square nearby The Galleria Phase 1. You can find pharmacies Rexall Drugstore and Loblaw pharmacy within walking distance. From clothes to electronics and everything in between, Rideau centre 417 pickup, is the perfect place to pick up the items on your list. Sandy Hill has many local events taking place with Avant-Garde Bar & Gift Shop, Knot project space and Galerie SAW Gallery catering to the arts scene. Yoga Travels is a super popular fitness center with locals. The local school in Sandy Hill is Ecole elementaire publique Francojeunesse. There are many students in this neighbourhood as University of Ottawa Institute of the Environment is located within it. Sandy Hill has a very accesible train station Rideau.