A Neighbourhood Guide - North Gower, ON

Thursday Feb 18th, 2021


Your Guide to North Gower!

Are you looking for a great neighbourhood with a small-town feel close to the city? North Gower (pronounced "North Gor") is a small community about 34.9 km (a 40-minute drive) from downtown Ottawa. 

North Gower has a long and vibrant history of being home to the farming community. For many years, people have come to settle down and plant deep roots. The current community has fostered a warm and welcoming atmosphere for any newcomers. Providing the perfect place for families to settle, grandparents to live comfortably, and young adults to find affordable housing close to the city!
North Gower was a township before it became a part of the city of Ottawa in 2001. There are approximately 10,971 residents in North Gower. 


The Walk Score for North Gower is rated at 34, most errands will require the use of a car. With a Transit Score of 5, there is only one bus line that passes through the town. There are also some bike paths for those who enjoy cycling, with a Bike Score of 46. 


North Gower's restaurant scene features many locally-owned places! Here are a couple of places to grab a bite to eat:

Big Dawg's Smokehouse - 2317 Community Way (4.6 Google Rating) - $
Covid-19 Restrictions: Takeout

The Malborough Pub and Eatery - 2364 Roger Stevens Drive (4.5 Google Rating) - $$
Covid-19 Restrictions: Take-out Only 

North Gower Pizza - 2333 Church Street (4.4 Google Rating) - $$ 
Covid-19 Restrictions: Takeout | Delivery 


Given the size of North Gower, they only have one public elementary school in the area. However, there are plenty of schools in neighbourhoods close by!

Public Elementary: North Gower / Malborough Public School 
Catholic Elementary: Holy Cross School (Kemptville)

Public High School: South Carleton High School (Richmond) or North Grenville High School (Kemptville)
Catholic High School: St. Mark High School (Manotick) or St. Michael High School (Kemptville)


North Gower is home to the Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre. Located on Community Way. It features a park, baseball diamond, tennis court, large field, and a community hall that hosts events. 


Here are some of the residential market stats for the area:

Active Listings: 6 | Sold in the last 30 days: 11 | Average Days on Market: 19 | Average Sales Price: $348,096


We currently have an exclusive listing for a beautiful country home in North Gower. Click Here for more information!

If you are looking for the perfect place to raise your family or settle into retirement, this is the area for you!


Call Moe McIlwain at 613-299-3100 to hear what is available and see how he can help you Move Forward.

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