Learn About Nepean Local History

Located west of Ottawa, Nepean (pronounced “ne-PEE-yin”) is conveniently located approximately 10 -15 minutes from the Ottawa downtown area. Designated as the Nepean Township in 1792, this Ottawa-Carleton County community was named after Sir Evan Nepean, British Under Secretary of State for the Home Department. Incorporated as a city in 1978, Nepean has recently experienced rapid growth. Today, much of the newer commercial development in Nepean includes numerous shopping districts that enhance the livability for residents of Nepean. Nearby shopping venues include the Bayshore Mall, College Square, Meadowlands and Merivale.

The Economic Engine of Nepean

With just over 150,000 citizens, Nepean derives much of it economic power from the abundant federal government offices in the area. While not nearly as large of a technology player as the neighbouring city of Kanata, Nepean does have a few tech-centric heavyweights that call the Nepean area home including Nortel Networks, JDS Uniphase and Gandalf Technologies.

Nepean, OntarioAttention Residents, Get Out and Play in Nepean

Within the NCC (National Capital Commission) Greenbelt, you and your family will find abundant open green space as well as awesome recreational opportunities. Here you can get in a round of golf at two local golf courses, practice your swing at a nearby driving range, enjoy your boat at one of three area marinas, go horseback riding at the local equestrian park, enjoy a toboggan hill, or hit one of two beaches along the Ottawa River. Even more activities can be enjoyed by going for a hike, taking a spin on your bike or getting back to nature on one of our many park paths or cross country skiing trails found throughout the community. We recommend the Pinhey Forest and Stoney Swamp parks for the ultimate in cross-country skiing.

Nepean Neighbourhoods

Nepean offers a large mix of both new and more mature neighbourhoods within the greater Nepean community. Now would be an excellent time to search for homes for sale in Nepean or maybe even read one of our informative Ottawa real estate articles. We are sure you will find this site most helpful in your Ottawa home search.

Nepean Real Estate

Homes for sale in Nepean average about $270,000 and the local Nepean real estate home values range from $130,000 to $2,000,000. In Nepean, homebuyers can select from a wide variety of property types including single-family homes, condominiums, town homes, lofts, waterfront homes and luxury Nepean homes.

Moving to Nepean?

One of the reasons Nepean is so popular is the fact that this area provides excellent schools for your children with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, plus Nepean is so close to so many outstanding area amenities. As experienced greater Ottawa relocation experts serving Nepean area employers like Nortel Networks, JDS Uniphase and Gandalf Technologies; contact us, your Nepean Realtors today to request your complimentary Nepean relocation kit. Specializing in homes for sale in Gloucester, Kanata, Orléans, Barhaven, Osgoode, Rideau, Goulbourn, West Carleton, Stittsville, and Nepean, we are your Ottawa real estate agent experts!

So 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.