Located in Ottawa, Lower Town is home to some of the city's trendiest condos. This neighbourhood has attracted all kinds of developments, 13 condo buildings to be exact, to its exciting streets. There is a perfect fusion of modern high-rise condos and hip lofts, there are 4 High-Rise, 6 Low-Rise, 2 Loft, 2 Luxury, and 3 Mid-Rise in Lower Town. With so many buildings to choose from in Ottawa, there are naturally lots of condos for sale in Lower Town. Condos for sale in Lower Town are on the market for an average of 55 days. There were 56 condos sold in Lower Town in 2020. Lower Town saw an decrease in the number of condos sold by -16% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Lower Town had an average sale price of $$470,129, an increase of 25% from the year before. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 81. Excellent Transit is available in Lower Town. This neighbourhood is a Biker's Paradise with a bike score of 95. The neighbourhoods Byward Market and New Edinburgh are nearby.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakery, Portuguese Bakery. A fresh cup of java or tea is never hard to find with I Deal Coffee in the hood. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Lauzon Groceries & Homemade Food. Lower Town offers a lifestyle full of green space for outdoor lovers, parks include Lowertown Community Garden, Beausoleil Community Garden, and Major's Hill Park. You can find the pharmacy Bruyere Pharmacy in Lower Town. Lower Town is lucky to be home to a hospital, Hopital Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital. If you're a health and fitness fanatic, hopefully you are living in a condo building with a great gym. If not Urban Ocean SUP- Stand Up Paddle Ottawa is a super popular fitness center with locals. Get your hot dogs and popcorn at Tennis Court and where you can watch Ottawa's sports teams play. If you enjoy reading you will be happy Global Affairs Canada - Jules Leger Library is in Lower Town. De La Salle and Ecole elementaire catholique Sainte-Anne are nearby schools for children living in Lower Town.
Lower Town is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Vanier Ward in the heart of Ottawa. On the east side of downtown. It is the oldest part of the city. Bounded by Rideau Street to the south, Ottawa River to the north, and the Rideau River to the east and the Rideau Canal to the west. Included in this district is the commercial Byward Market area in the south-western section, and is mostly residential in the north and east.
Lowertown has a diverse population that makes it one of the city's most interesting neighbourhoods. Its main stretch along Rideau Street is very bustling and includes many African, Asian, South Asian, Caribbean, and Lebanese businesses. As well as a large grocery store, the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and an Orthodox Jewish synagogue. Lower town is also home to young professionals and families who seek to be near their work and the attractions of the Byward Market and Parliament Hill.
Prior to the shopping malls and suburbanization of today, Rideau Street west of King Edward was the primary shopping area of Ottawa. To the north, the Byward Market area continues to thrive to this day. Today, King Edward Avenue is a main road running north-south through the neighbourhood. It is connected on its north to the MacDonald Cartier Bridge, a main connection with Gatineau, Quebec. Residents living here experience an urban lifestyle with public transportation and tons of commercial development. They have seen condo growth recently which is making the area a very sought-after community.
Lower Town is bordered by the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River. Near Sandy Hill, New Edinburgh and Lindenlea communities, the residential area is mostly found in Lower Town’s North Eastern section. Lower Town will not disappoint you with its wide selection of international restaurants that can be found on Murray Street.