Why is Rothwell Heights known as one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in Ottawa? This blog will walk you down the streets, and tell you the story of this impressive neighbourhood. From recreation to shopping and lifestyle we have all the details on Rothwell Heights.
Rothwell Heights offers luxury homes in peaceful settings. The spacious yards give privacy and the feeling of a country home while being very close to the city. Rothwell Heights is truly the best of both worlds. City amenities + wide open spaces including easy access to the Ottawa River.
The neighbourhood is full of people walking their dogs and enjoying the wid reopen spaces. You are surrounded by great parks and recreation. This truly is a dream setting.
Within walking distance to this neighbourhood is the Ottawa River. This walk involves some hills which is great for getting your exercise. You can also bike, run or even cross country ski to the River in winter. Do not worry driving to the River is also an easy option.
The River has a boat launch area for anyone hoping to get on the water in their boat, jetski, kayak, or canoe. The River also has great walking/biking paths which stretch all the way along the shore. You could head east towards Petrie Island or West toward Downtown Ottawa and beyond. You are never far from a beautiful view in Rothwell Heights.
Wintertime recreation means skiing along the canal. Snowy walks with your dog or skating on one of the neighbourhood rinks. This truly is a picturesque neighbourhood in winter, complete with glowing Christmas lights and beautiful homes.
Rothwell Heights is conveniently located for easy access to shopping. You are a short drive from Downtown to access the Rideau Centre and other nearby stores.
Even closer is the Trainyards Shopping Centre. This area features some great specialty stores. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is SAIL where you can find camping, hunting, fishing, and climbing gear! Across the street you will find Nordstrom Rack, this store is perfect for deals and fashion finds. There are also some great stores such as Wal-Mart, Winners, Marshalls, EB Games and more!
You are also very close to several grocery stores such as Costco, Farmboy, and Loblaws. Grab a coffee at Starbucks shop at Nordstrom Rack and pick up groceries at Farmboy, you will love your new Saturday morning routine in Rothwell Heights.
The list of nearby restaurants is too long for this blog post to include all of them. The options are nearly endless. For Mexican food, you could head to La Bonita which offers authentic Mexican flavours. For pizza, you can head to Crust & Crate! For sushi head to Ten Sushi. These are just a few of the long list of great spots, not to mention you are only about a 10-minute drive from every restaurant in Downtown Ottawa.
Most of the homes in the area are luxury homes. The style of home is quite diverse, however. No two homes in Rothwell Heights look exactly alike. Many are custom built and have stunning features such as pools, professional landscaping and spectacular updates. Below are some great homes that are currently available in Rothwell Heights.
Now you know why Rothwell Heights is such a great community. If you want to live here or are looking for a market update, let's talk! Reach out via the contact form below.