Beaconhill North and Rothwell Heights, Ottawa
Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights is a community located in Ottawa's east end. The neighbourhood was originally named for a lighthouse in the Ottawa River that could be seen from the neighbourhood. The community is home to the Colonel By Secondary School that has the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program a very popular and sought after program. Residents of the community are mostly English speaking but like most communities in Ottawa there is a small percentage of the population that speak French primarily.
Built in 1900.
Average house age:
Most houses were built between 1967 and 1981.
88% of homes are detached. 12% are semi-detached homes.
House prices - detached homes*:
Recent sales vary from $275,000 to $1,800,000 with 27% under $400,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*:
Recent sales vary from $300,000 to $350,000.
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Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights has many opportunities for its residents to enjoy recreational activities. Baseball diamonds, basketball courts, outdoor rinks, splash pads, and a skateboard park are all available for kids and adults alike. The community association also hosts several events including Clean up the Capital, Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale, Canada Day Picnic in the Park, Canada Day Fireworks on Loyola, and the Celebrate Summer Fair. The proximity to the river allows residents the opportunity to enjoy nature unlike most Ottawa communities.
Like most neighbourhoods in Ottawa the community is currently working to resolve damage done by the Emerald Ash Borer. The community association is working to educate residents on how to care for their still healthy trees and to replace affected trees with new healthy ones.
What we love about this area
- Beacon Hill North-Rothwell is located beside the river giving residents unique access to nature.
- Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights is home to the Colonel By Secondary School and its International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
Schools in Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights
Churches in Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights
Where is Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights?
Beacon Hill North-Rothwell Heights is in Ottawa East.
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