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Barrhaven

The neighbourhood of Old Barrhaven is located within the city of Ottawa, Ontario.

Housing

Roughly 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. The predominant housing types in this area are single detached homes and townhouses. The buildings in this neighbourhood are very modern, since roughly 45% of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood is particularly good for those looking for three bedroom homes.

Transportation

The favoured transportation option in this neighbourhood is usually a car. It is easy to come across a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, travelling by transit can be challenging in this neighbourhood by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Travelling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in Old Barrhaven as running daily errands is difficult. On the other hand, this part of the city is amenable to biking since this area has an excellent cycling infrastructure.

Services

Daycares and primary schools are convenient to walk to from most homes for sale in Old Barrhaven. However, families may find it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. With respect to eating, it is very easy to reach the nearest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in Old Barrhaven. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.

Character

Old Barrhaven offers a calm environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to discover. This part of Ottawa is very quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.

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