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Rothwell Heights

Rothwell Heights is one of Ottawa's most prestigious neighbourhoods - a community that offers the peace and relaxation of country estate living and yet boasts all the comforts and conveniences of the city. Relatively new, Rothwell Heights is bordered by Blair Road on the west, Montreal Road to the south, Ogilvie Road to the east, and the Ottawa River to the north.

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The neighbourhood takes its name from the elevation of its location on the banks of the Ottawa River. This often allows properties magnificent views across the river to the Gatineau Hills. Nestled among mature trees and parkland, and only minutes to downtown, shopping, and schools, Rothwell Heights is a beautiful place to live.

Living in Rothwell Heights is all about the lifestyle - scenic walks, beautiful vistas, and large lot sizes with close proximity to the river... where else can you find a place like this just ten minutes from downtown?

Schools In Rothwell Heights

Although there are no schools located directly within the neighbourhood of Rothwell Heights, there are many schools in the neighbouring community of Beacon Hill. These institutions provide education in both English and French from all levels from pre-school to secondary school. To name a few, Colonel By Secondary School offers a renowned technological program including courses in robotics and computer animation, and is the only public school to offer an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program in Eastern Ontario. Lester B. Pearson High and Gloucester High are also well-known for their innovation in high-tech education and language studies, as well as their top-rated gifted programs.

Rothwell Heights Amenities

You don't need to venture far from Rothwell Heights to reach all the comforts and conveniences you need. The St. Laurent Shopping Centre, featuring over 195 stores with The Bay and Sears as major anchors, along with Bath and Body Works, Guess, SportChek, and many other stores, is a short distance away. Also in close proximity is the Gloucester Centre featuring FutureShop, Chapters, Loblaws, and a Cineplex theatre. A number of acclaimed local restaurants are available in neighbouring areas.

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Getting Around Rothwell Heights

There is one local OC Transpo route (123) that services the vast area of Rothwell Heights. This regular route brings passengers to key transfer points such as Gloucester Centre and St. Laurent Shopping Centre.

Only ten minutes from downtown Ottawa, Rothwell Heights is surely worth a visit.

Neighbouring Rothwell Heights, you'll discover more Ottawa East neighbourhoods including Carson Grove, Beacon Hill, Manor Park, Viscount Alexander Park, and Orleans.

Interested in making Rothwell Heights your neighbourhood? Drop us a line or give us a call at (613) 238-2801.

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Many of the original homes in Rothwell Heights were built in the 1960s by some of the region's pioneering architects, and are unique reminders of Ottawa's rich architectural history. Here, contemporary and traditional styles fuse together, with new homeowners often embracing the old architecture while making extensive renovations. It is not unusual to find ultra-modern kitchens and trendy interiors behind the doors of these vintage homes.

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Homes in Rothwell Heights range from $600,000 - $1.6 million. Similar neighbourhoods include Rockcliffe Park and Manor Park.

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