Neighbourhood Spotlight

Blackburn Hamlet

Located in the east end of Ottawa with a population of approximately 9,000 people, Blackburn Hamlet has a peaceful, country village feeling. With just a ten minute drive to downtown Ottawa and access to an array of amenities, Blackburn Hamlet is a great place to call home. Parks and bike paths run continuously through the neighbourhood and most amenities are within walking distance for its residents.

Ready to discover what makes Blackburn Hamlet such an incredible place to call home? Let’s take a look around!

Blackburn Hamlet's Best Buys

Key Features of Blackburn Hamlet

Astounding Amenities

Those looking to relocate to Blackburn Hamlet will have various housing options to choose from. The neighbourhood consists of an eclectic mix of single-family homes and row-unit condominiums. There are many stores, restaurants, and professional services just moments away from home.

Great Location

Residents of Blackburn Hamlet certainly have easy access to all the Ottawa area has to offer. While this quiet village feels far removed from the hectic city life, it’s only a 10-minute drive away from Downtown Ottawa, giving residents plenty of opportunities to take advantage of big-city job opportunities and entertainment.

Blackburn Hamlet at a Glance


  • Mix of single-family homes, row homes, and condos
  • Prices range from $168,000 - $600,000+


  • Home to 9,000 residents
  • 10 minutes from Downtown Ottawa

Blackburn Hamlet Attractions

Spotlights of Blackburn Hamlet

Things to Do 

Blackburn Hamlet has an active community association. Throughout the year, the Blackburn Community Association organizes an array of events such as musical performances, spring cleanups, and a fair. This is a great opportunity for residents to get out and be a part of the community while making the neighborhood an even better place to call home. These hyper-local events play a big part in creating that welcoming community atmosphere the area is so well-known for.

Shopping & dining 

If you love getting out and exploring great cuisine, you'll love all the food Blackburn Hamlet offers. You'll discover many great eateries to choose from, each with specials and personalities. Head to Blackburn Arms Pub for traditional pub fare and comfort food, Shawarma Prince for Middle Eastern fare, and Wally's for various classic favourites. In addition to great dining options, you'll find plenty of places to shop, from small specialty boutiques to big-box retailers. It's all here in Backburn Hamlet!

Parks & recreation 

Blackburn Hamlet is home to many different parks and other outdoor recreational areas. The area is surrounded by the NCC Greenbelt, the Canadian Federal Conservation Authority lands and property owned by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, comprising over 250 kilometres of hiking and cross country ski trails. Plus, the nearby river offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy boating, fishing, and paddleboarding.

Make Your Move to Blackburn Hamlet

Ready to buy your dream home in Blackburn Hamlet? 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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