Here in our incredible city of Ottawa, there are plenty of different neighbourhoods to choose from – each with their own different claim to fame and appeal.
Today, I want to tell you about five such neighbourhoods that you may want to check out as a home buyer.
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Here are five neighbourhoods that are definitely worth investigating if you’re trying to determine where you want to live:
Westboro: This community has really evolved over the years and is becoming an increasingly popular community in which to live. Here you’ll find everything from gourmet restauratns to specialty shops, yoga studios to bars. And don’t forget to check out the Piggy Market Artisan Deli and Craft Butchers – where all the food sold there is local! Defined by a stretch of Richmond Road, Westboro is a great place to call home!
Wellington Village: This neighbourhood has a very close-knit and homey feel. Located to the east of Westboro, this community features such attractions as Saslove’s Meat Market, Fabgear 64, bakeries and clothing boutiques. This community is also home to a lot of artistic venues and creative types, thanks in part to such businesses as the Great Canadian Theatre Company as well as Orpheus Musical Theatre.
The Glebe: This charming neighbourhood within Ottawa is rather picturesque and overflowing with beauty! With a history that dates back the 1800s, this community features several parks as well as tree-lined streets with unique period homes. There is also a plethora of shops and restaurants on Bank Street to check out – not to mention boutiques, coffee shops and more!
Chinatown: This is a distinctive community within Ottawa that celebrates diversity each and every day! Defined by a stretch of Somerset Street, this community boasts bilingual signage, international cuisine and an array of Asian grocery stores and restaurants. And popular among residents who live nearby is the annual Chinatown Remixed Art Festival, which is a month-long contemporary art exhibition. A must see for sure!
Little Italy: This community was settled by Italian immigrant in 1920 and clearly holds a lot of pride for its routes to this day! The major streets in this area are Corso Italia and Via Marconi. Don’t forget to check out the unique boutiques and ethnic restaurants here! They are delicious! And head over to the Italian Week Festival in June for a celebration of cultural pride!
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