Homes for sale in Westboro Village, Ottawa
Whether you are moving to Ottawa for the first time, relocating from another part of the city, or upsizing or downsizing as a current Westboro resident, Westboro Village has a diverse selection of residential real estate opportunities in one of the strongest markets in the city. Patrice Meloshe, Sales Representative with Coburn Realty calls Westboro Village her home and has devoted over 22 years to helping families and investors buy and sell in Westboro. Her passion for “The Village” combined with her indepth knowledge of the real estate trends right in her own neighbourhood make her the obvious choice when it comes to buying and selling residential properties in Westboro Village.
Westboro Village is a vibrant neighbourhood in Ottawa’s west end located along the picturesque banks of the Ottawa River between Island Park Drive to the east, and Woodroffe Avenue to the west. Not to be confused with Ottawa’s “West End” (Barrhaven and Kanata), Westboro is a mere 6 km away from Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa, boasts quick and easy access to Hwy 417, and is well connected to the city’s Transitway with two OC Transpo stations: Dominion and Westboro. Carlingwood, Hampton Park, Highland Park, Laurentian View, McKellar Park, McKellar Heights, Woodroffe North, and Carlingwood West are all sub-neighbourhoods within Westboro Village.
Westboro Village is described as one of Ottawa’s new hot spots and is seeing increasing numbers of visitors from other parts of the city who come to visit the Westboro Farmer’s market and to enjoy the restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Condominiums, apartments, traditional homes and town houses are well sought after in this thriving community by new home buyers and investors alike.
Homes for sale in Westboro Village community in Ottawa
This trendy Ottawa neighbourhood with a lively street scene maintains its village charm with pedestrian friendly sidewalks and free street parking in front of the numerous boutiques, cafes, restaurants and services. Westboro Village is Ottawa’s go-to locale when shopping for outdoor and fitness gear: Mountain Equipment Co-op, Vancouver-based trendy lululemon athletica, Bushtukah, The Expedition Shoppe and Trailhead are all within walking distance of each other along with an eclectic array of retailers specializing in home décor, specialty foods, exquisite clothing and accessories.
Home to Westfest Music festival, a “14 block street party” held on the second weekend each June, Westboro Village boasts one of Ottawa’s liveliest music and arts scenes, and murals by a local artist are painted throughout the neighbourhood. Outdoor enthusiasts are also drawn to the cycling trails and whitewater rapids on the Ottawa River right within the Westboro Village limits. Westboro Beach remains a popular family destination for swimming in the Ottawa River, and the Westboro Community Association holds numerous family friendly events throughout the year
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