Bridlewood & Emerald Meadows, Kanata

Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows, Kanata

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Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows was mainly agricultural until 1960 when it was developed. Since then it has experienced rapid growth and has become the beautiful, green neighbourhood it is today. Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows is surrounded by the Greenbelt, Richmond Road, and Eagleson Road with the Trans-Canada Trail running through. The neighbourhood is filled with trees, parks, biking paths, and walking trails. It is mainly an English speaking neighbourhood with only a small percentage of people speaking French or other languages.

Housing Statistics - Bridlewood

Oldest house: Built in 1971.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1977-2002.
Detached homes: 76% of homes are detached. 24% are semi-detached or row houses.
House prices - detached*: Recent sales vary from $300,000 to $630,000 with 55% under $400,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $260,000 to $500,000 with 48% under $400,000.

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Housing Statistics - Emerald Meadows / Trailwest

Oldest house: Built in 1952.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1993 and 2000.
Detached homes: 23% of homes are detached. 67% are row and semi-detached.
House prices - detached*: Recent sales vary from $400,000 to $570,000 with 85% under $500,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $260,000 to $450,000 with 38% under $300,000.

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Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows boasts lots of recreational opportunities available to its residents. Baseball diamonds, basketball courts, play structures, sports fields, tennis courts, a skateboard park, sledding hills, and a splash pad. The neighbourhood also boasts two community centres and an impressive nine outdoor rinks in the winter. The community association organizes March Break Movie Night, Spring Sports program, True Sport Play Day, Big Bridlewood Garage Sale, Volunteer and Member Appreciation BBQ, Family Bike Chase, Holiday Decorating contest and December Social each year.

Future Development

There are some exciting updates coming to the neighbourhood over the next couple of years as Monahan Landing is being developed. New parks, more recreational opportunities, a tennis court, and a new splash pad are all part of future plans for the community. Plans to improve traffic flows into and out of the city involve road widening and intersection improvements to Hope Side Road, Richmond Road and Hunt Club Road. Finally, there are several new business and retail development opportunities in the progress that will bring more jobs and shopping into the community.

What the Residents of Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows are Saying:

When we asked the community association what they would say to someone who is moving into the neighbourhood they said the following:

Bridlewood is a great place to live, work and play and a wonderful location to raise a family. We have 7 elementary schools within our boundaries from all local school boards. Bridlewood is close to a variety of shops and recreational facilities. We have a very active community association to represent residents, help them find solutions to issues and to bring them together in a number of social or sporting events.

What we love about Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows:

  • Lots of green spaces, parks, trees, and opportunities for recreation
  • Many social events hosted by the community events
  • There are seven elementary schools in the neighbourhood from all school boards which gives residents lots of options for their children

Schools in Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows:

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Churches in Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows:

Where is Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows?

Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows is in Kanata. Kanata
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