Barrhaven, a Community in Ottawa to Explore

08 September 2017
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Barrhaven, a Community in Ottawa to Explore

Posted by Jan Wrobel on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 10:08am.

Barrhaven, a Community in Ottawa to Explore

For those who are looking for a more remote area to call home that is still within a short drive of Ottawa take a closer look at Barrhaven. It is a community of about 47,000 people right in the heart of the community. It is to the west of Downtown Ottawa, within a few minutes of the various jobs and amenities in the heart of the city. Yet, it offers more options in property as well as various local amenities.

The city is one of the fastest growing in the region. This is due to many things including the job growth in the area and large number of new developments in the region. From 2006 to 2011, this area saw its population rise by about 25%. The largest reason for this is the large number of new construction projects in the city. If you are looking for a custom home or you wish to build one with an area contractor the options here are numerous.

What should you expect from Barrhaven?

First, this is a suburban area and it is very much a family-first area. It has some good schools and the lowest crime rates in the region. If you are looking for a place to raise your family, you'll benefit from the various schools here including Mother Teresa High School and the John McCrae Secondary School. The Barrhaven Tennis Club, various parks, and the Walter Baker Sports Centre, are some of the area recreational opportunities here. You will also find it is home to Market Place, a large commercial area with various retailers and dining destinations.

Modern and full of various opportunities, Barrhaven is an exceptional choice for those who are looking for a modern place to live with ample local amenities. Yet, you'll have more space and more family-focused fun without living in the urban-centric area of Ottawa. Take some time to check out the properties available to you here.