Kanata Real Estate
Situated in Ottawa’s west end and home to numerous high-tech companies, the popular community of Kanata is often referred to as “Silicone Valley North”. With just over 91,000 residents, it boasts a diverse population and a great selection of smaller subdivisions. Known for its abundance of green space, recreational facilities and its wide array of housing options, this appealing area is steadily growing. In the north end you’ll find Morgan’s Grant, which is proud to be one of the most family oriented neighbourhoods in Ottawa’s west end; it is located just north of the Kanata North Business Park, where you’ll find the major high-tech hub. In the north, you’ll also find Kanata Lakes – one of the most prestigious subdivisions in the area.
There, you’ll find the Kanata Lakes Golf & Country Club, Scotiabank Place, home of the Ottawa Senators; the Bell Sensplex, which boasts of four ice rinks and an indoor soccer field; AMC 24 Kanata movie theatre, proud to be the largest of its kind in Ottawa; and so much more. The third subdivision in the north is Beaverbrook – this quiet, much sought after area is the oldest part of Kanata and is known for its charming hedge-lined homes, its community facilities and its beautiful, park-like setting.
THINGS TO DO HERE WHEN YOU CALL IT HOME
If an active lifestyle is your goal, you will be right at home in Kanata. And your choices are almost limitless. In the winter months, be sure you and your family visit the Kanata Recreation Complex for winter activities like ice skating and a toboggan hill. Another wintertime destination is the Bell Sensplex, located on 1565 Maple Grove Road. Here you will find four ice rinks, one Olympic-sized, an indoor soccer pitch, a licensed restaurant upstairs and the new location of iPlay. In the summer months, you can hit the waves at the Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool on 70 Aird Place. For the NHL professional sports fan, don’t miss the action on the ice at Scotiabank Place which is the home of the Ottawa Senators.
HOME OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
For those seeking a cultural experience, the area has something for you too. From outstanding concerts at Scotiabank Place, to live theatre at the 350-seat Ron Maslin Playhouse theatre, the performing arts are alive and well. Other equally important local arts groups include the Kanata Symphony, the Kanata Civic Art Gallery and the Kanata Theatre.
Now that you are more familiar with the region why not take a moment to search for homes for sale in Ottawa, and if you’re thinking about investing in Ottawa real estate, contact Geoff and Bobbie McGowan and let them find the home that’s right for you. With the help of their free relocation packages, market evaluations and more, you’ll be sure to benefit from what Geoff and Bobbie McGowan have to offer you.