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Alta Vista

Alta Vista is a heavily residential neighbourhood with a strong sense of community. Alta Vista was desgined in the 1960s as Ottawa's premier family neighbourhood. You'll find several elementary and high schools, churches and community centres dotting the area, which also features a great deal of greenspace and many parks. Alta Vista is centrally located with easy access to Downtown Ottawa and hospitals.

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Doctors & Hospitals in Alta Vista

The Ottawa General Hospital, Riverside Hospital and Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are all in Alta Vista so many doctors and hospital staff live in the area.

Alta Vista Shopping

Two shopping malls, the Billings Bridge Plaza Shopping Centre and the Elmvale Shopping Centre, are easily reached, and you'll enjoy excellent access to public transportation. Two major hospitals are located in Alta Vista: The General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Around Alta Vista

Alta Vista was named because of its location on a rise above the Rideau River valley, giving it a higher elevation than the rest of Ottawa. Other neighbourhoods you might want to explore near Alta Vista include:

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Buy Your New House or Condo in This Ottawa Neighbourhood

Housing prices range from $250,000 - $2,700,000. This Ottawa neighbourhood offers solidly built detached homes with concrete block or poured concrete foundation homes with brick & stone exteriors. Most homes have a garage, large backyard, 3+ bedrooms and 2+ bathrooms with finished basements. And large lots of 5000 to 10,000 square feet dominate Alta Vista.

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