A Neighbourhood Guide - Findlay Creek, ON
Wednesday Feb 03rd, 2021
Your Guide to Findlay Creek!
Are you looking for a great neighbourhood to settle down in or raise a family? Findlay Creek Village is the place for you!
Findlay Creek Village is a relatively new neighbourhood, dating back to 2005.
Findlay Creek has proven to be a rapidly growing suburban neighbourhood in the south end of Ottawa. It is approximately 19 km (a 21-minute drive) from downtown Ottawa.
There are approximately 10,000 residents in Findlay Creek with 5,808 Residential Homes (single-dwelling and semi-detached houses, townhouses and condominiums). The Findlay Creek Community Association is a volunteer group representing the interests of the community, you can learn more about them HERE.
The Walk Score for Findlay Creek is rated at 28, most errands require the use of a car. With a Transit Score of 32, there are a decent amount of public transit options in place, with 2 bus lines passing through the area. There are also some bike paths for those who enjoy cycling, with a Bike Score of 39.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Findlay Creek's restaurant scene is still growing! Here are a couple of local places to grab a bite to eat:
Hunter's Public House - 4750 Bank St (4.5 Google Rating) - $$
Covid-19 Restrictions: Curbside Pickup | Delivery
Pinn-To Thai Food Truck - 4100 Albion Rd S (4.8 Google Rating) - $
Covid-19 Restrictions: Take-out Only
Given the size of the current neighbourhood, Findlay Creek only has one public elementary school in the area. However, there are plenty of schools in neighbourhoods close by!
Public Elementary: Vimy Ridge Public School
Catholic Elementary: St. Bernadette Catholic School
Public High School: Brookfield
Catholic High School: St. Francis Xavier
Findlay Creek is approx. 20KM (17-minute drive) from the University of Ottawa and approx. 13KM (12-minute drive) from Carleton University.
FEATURES AND AMENITIES
Findlay Creek is home to the Fred Barrett Arena. Located next to Leitrim Field. There are also plenty of parks and Golf courses nearby.
Love the outdoors? Findlay Creek has a boardwalk ready for you to explore!
Findlay Creek Boardwalk: 2835 Findlay Creek Drive, Ottawa
Activities: Hiking/walking, geocaching, dog walking (on leash)
This nature path takes people along a 500m stretch of wetland. This area is home to 90 bird species throughout the year and 40 migratory species during migration!
Findlay Creek has always been a popular place for families to look at. Here are some of the residential market stats for the area:
Active Listings: 28 | Sold in the last 30 days: 25 | Average Days on Market: 7 | Average Sales Price: $506,946
46% of the currently active listings are rentals with an average of 3 bedrooms at $2,340/month.