Have you HEARD? Bells Corners is the new Westboro! Those who know, know! Bells Corners is a very walkable neighbourhood, with great shopping and wonderful restaurants just a stroll away. With plenty of boutique style shops, excellent schools, churches, parks and community centres there is always something to do in Bells Corners. The area has diverse neighbourhoods ranging from original owners to young families just starting out!
Surrounded by NCC Greenbelt with miles of hiking, biking and cross country ski trails, Bells Corners is a nature and sports enthusiast’s dream! The area offers all styles of homes including apartments, townhomes, bungalows, two-storey homes, with convenient access to the 416 and 417 and a short drive to Bayshore Shopping Centre
Why am I so excited about Bells Corners? I LIVE HERE! Home buyers are catching on to what I’ve known for a long time….we have a truly amazing community here in Bells Corners. Bells Corners is one of the top districts reporting the highest gains in average residential resale prices as recently reported in the Ottawa Citizen. I specialize in the area, having lived here for over 20 years. If you’re thinking of a move, I’d be happy to share with you the many reasons we love calling Bells Corners home!
Westcliffe Estates is a neighbourhood founded in 1969, with most of the older homes in this area built by Assaly Corporation and later the Thomas C. Assaly Corporation. The Westcliffe community is characterized by a good blend of housing types, including single family homes, semi-detached homes, townhomes (freehold and condominium) and stacked homes. There is a housing complex operating by Nepean Housing, as well as a seniors residence and co-operative housing project. The area is adjacent to NCC trails and the Trans Canada Trail.
Lynwood Village, along with sub-neighbourhood Arbeatha Park, is an area of well built solid homes for the most part built in the 1950s and 1960s with many great examples of mid-century modern design. Teron was the prominent builder for the single family homes in the area, however there is also a pocket of homes built by Edstan, and a component of condominium townhomes built by Holitzner and Aselford-Martin. The area is predominantly comprised of bungalows on large lots and the community boasts many parks, great schools, churches, a community centre with tennis courts and soccer fields, Centennial Library, City of Ottawa’s Entrance Pool and is next to an extensive network of NCC trails.
Bellwood Estates (formerly the Bellwood Mobile Home Park) is a quiet community of over 250 well maintained mobile homes located on leased land. The park was established in 1959 and is now owned and operated by Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities. Homes in this area are within walking distance to schools, shops, restaurants, and everything that Robertson Road in Bells Corners has to offer.
Life in Bells Corners
Bells Corners is an up and coming, rejuvenated family friendly neighbourhood located in the west end of Ottawa adjacent to the NCC Greenbelt. This vibrant hidden gem of a community is centred on a busy commercial main street (Robertson Road) and features homes of all types in a quiet suburban setting. Bells Corners has always been a drive-through community for people coming from or going to Kanata yet the community now attracts business owners in part due to the introduction of the National Defence Headquarters on Moodie Drive. With a strong BIA, the commercial district is thriving with new businesses and exciting opportunities. With the guarantee of jobs, the business development will continue to take place as more families relocate to Bells Corners. House prices continue to make gains in the area and the resale market is strong. There is a variety of home styles from singles family homes to semi-detached homes, townhomes and condos. With the growth of businesses in Bells Corners, the demand for houses is rising steadily.
Greenbelt communities like Bells Corners are great for young families, outdoor enthusiasts and seniors. The green spaces are abundant throughout the whole of the neighbourhood. Wesley Clover Park features an equestrian park and outdoor recreational spaces, and is a popular attraction for people in the area. The area is home to two active community associations, The Westcliffe Community Association and The Lynwood Community Association. Both have community buildings and offer organized sports, various classes and community events all run by volunteers. Throughout the community, you will find numerous parks, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, schools, green spaces, and even an outdoor pool. As you enter the Greenbelt, you will find a variety of walking and cycling trails as well; it is the perfect community for outdoor enthusiasts. Bells Corners is home to four retirement residences, excellent schools, various places of worship, and the ever popular Trans Canada Trail. The future LRT line will be located just north of Bells Corners, near Moodie Drive at the 417.
The abundance of green spaces and community centres makes the neighbourhood very popular for those commuting into the heart of downtown. Bells Corners is conveniently located adjacent to both highway 417 and 416 which makes commuting a breeze.
The Bells Corners BIA has put together a detailed list of all the amenities that Bells Corners has to offer. Please see the map below or CLICK HERE for a list of businesses in Bells Corners. If you have any questions please contact me anytime. I’m always happy to hear from you.
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