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WELCOME TO ORLEANS
GREAT SCHOOLS, PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT, JUST MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN
AVG. HOUSE $420,000
AVG. CONDO $220,000
LIVING IN ORLEANS
Largely a rural area for a number of years, Orléans saw its first major suburban subdivision constructed in the mid - 1960s and has continued a steady growth since while maintaining a large francophone population.
The 12km long light rail expansion will extend all the way to Trim Road, bringing five new train staions to the area, and putting 95% of residents within 5km of rail.
PLACES TO GO
PLACE D' ORLEANS | Only 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, the mall is a shopping destination for many locals, and offers lots of popular stores, specialty boutiques and plenty of parking.
MER BLEUE BOG | This 7,700-year-old protected bog is host to rare wildlife and over 20km of scenic trails, including 1.2km of boardwalks all year round.
SPOTS TO DINE
FRITOMANIA | The name says it all, people from all over make the journey to try this amazing, local poutinery.
OCCO KITCHEN | This modern restaurant sources its ingredients locally and makes practically everything from scratch. From their hearty burgers to their delicious tacos, there's no shortge of delicious options to satisfy everyone.
THINGS TO DO
SHENKMAN ARTS CENTRE | A creative hub where artists and audiences meet to explore a diversity of arts through live performance, exhibits, and special events. It houses two theatres, seven galleries and over a dozen studios.
BOB MacQUARRIE RECREATION COMPLEX | A multipurpose facility providing visitors with a wide variety of services and amenities, including a six-lane pool, diving boards and a therapeutic pool. The complex also houses the Elizabeth Manley Figure Skating Arena, the Roger Sénécal Arena, not to mention squash & racquetball courts and a fitness centre.
SIGHTS TO SEE
ORLEANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL | Tickets sell out fast at this popular outdoor festival and has quickly become the can't-miss event of the season! A great combination of outstanding craft beers, smooth wines & spirits, delicious food and excellent live entertainment.
CARIVIBE CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL | An annual celebration since 2003, the festival celebrates a diverse array of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture on the beach at Petrie Island in Orleans.
TAFFY LANE | This street has a well-deserved reputation across Ottawa for having the best neighbourhood-wide Christmas lights display.
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