Ottawa’s Best Neighbourhoods for Waterfront Properties
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Ottawa’s Best Neighbourhoods for Waterfront Properties

Whether you’re looking to live an urban lifestyle or enjoy fresh air, the Ottawa region offers a large diversity of areas that will meet your needs and preferences. Looking for a perfect waterfront property is not always easy, but you could definitely find your dream home if you are looking in the right place. This section offers a brief description of the best neighbourhoods in the capital for those who would like to live nearby the river.

Constance Bay

If you’re looking for an area where you can both feel at the cottage but remain nearby your workplace, Constance Bay could be the perfect place for you. The rural area was once a predominately cottage area, but now offers four-season properties that are right in front of the river. The suburb is close to 2 beaches, ideal for summer time and has a lot of green space.

This is an incredible neighbourhood for those who like the recreational lifestyle and nature. It is located approximately 20 minutes from Kanata and is perfect for boating, water skiing and canoeing.



Closer to downtown, this area is trendy and ideal for young professionals. The neighbourhood has a really great beach by the river that you can enjoy during summer. This lively and outdoorsy community has a lot of activities available and a large variety of attractive shops. This location is very cozy and enjoyable. You will definitely enjoy the tree-lined streets and the welcoming outdoor spaces.


Britannia Bay

Located on the Ottawa River, the area has a great beach to swim or to enjoy picnics. It also has an excellent reputation in the city for its access to the river and recreational opportunities. You will find loads of green spaces and a mix of low and high income housing. The neighbourhood is also well-known for its stunning architecture.



This village is located near the mouth of the Mississipi River that flows into the Ottawa river. If you are looking for a quiet area, this could be the perfect location for you. The many trees and the beautiful scenic view could easily convince you.


Dunrobin Shores

Dunrobin originally started as an agricultural community but has now a mixed population of farmers, cottagers, retirees and commuters who work in Kanata and the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The area is nearby the water and the surroundings are absolutely beautiful. This is the perfect place to feel at home with a cottage vibe all into one.

There are many suburbs in Ottawa for singles or young families. The city is both vibrant and youthful while offering a diverse mix of neighbourhoods. For more info, do not hesitate to contact me.