Neighbourhood Spotlight



Affectionately known as “Far Haven” because of its distance from downtown Ottawa, this once-sleepy suburban area has become a fully-fledged town all to itself. With ever-increasing popularity, the dozens of distinct neighbourhoods that make up Barrhaven have made this suburb of Ottawa a desirable residential destination.

Barrhaven Best Buys

Key Features of Barrhaven

Astounding Amenities

Built intelligently for more than a half century, today Barrhaven is full of different areas and styles of homes. The earliest homes date back more than 100 years, but the majority of the residences are much more modern. With a variety of properties developed in the last several decades, homes here offer a high quality of life and excellent value.

Leisurely Lifestyle

Split into Central, Old, South, and East districts, Barrhaven offers dwellings for different stages of life. From affordable row homes to luxury detached homes, you’re sure to find something that fits your lifestyle and your budget. While it’s known for being “far” from downtown Ottawa, easy access to OC Transpo makes getting around a breeze.

Barrhaven at a Glance


  • Mid-century and modern construction
  • Detached, semi-detached, row homes
  • Median price range is $300K to $700K


  • 100,000 residents in distinct neighbourhoods
  • OC Transpo Fallowfield and Strandherd stations

Barrhaven Attractions

Spotlights of Barrhaven

Area attractions 

There’s always something happening year-round in Barrhaven. Annual events to look forward to include Oktoberfest, Canada Day, and the Winter Carnival. Take a step back in time at The Log Farm and harvest maple syrup during Sugarbush. You’ll also find community theatre performances, live music, and comedy at various venues.

Shopping & dining 

Barrhaven provides residents with easy access to plenty of amenities. You'll find Chapman Mills Marketplace, a retail shopping district with more than 60 shops and services. If that wasn't enough, right next door is Barrhaven Town Centre. Both centres are packed with dining options, from popular restaurant chains to locally-owned international cuisine.

Parks & recreation 

Surrounded by parks and the Rideau and Jock rivers, Barrhaven provides ample access to outdoor activities. Explore the Stonebridge Trail, or the Chapman Mills Conservation Area. For indoor recreation, the popular, state-of-the-art Minto Recreation Complex offers residents one of the best indoor pools in Canada!

Make Your Move to Barrhaven

Ready to buy your dream home in Barrhaven? Ottawa Move would be more than happy to help you navigate the process from start to finish! Get in touch with our team to start your home search—we look forward to playing an important part in your next chapter!

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