New Edinburgh, Lindeanlea, Beechwood, Ottawa

New Edinburgh, Lindenlea, Beechwood, Ottawa

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New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village is a close-knit, dynamic community known for its beautiful trees and friendly residents. It is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Ottawa and when entering its street you feel like you have escaped into the country. The communities are located in Ottawa East and are found where the Rideau River meets the Ottawa River. Lindenlea is one of the first planned communities in Ottawa and was established in 1918 by urban planner Thomas Adams. Thomas McKay, a prominent builder of the Rideau Canal, bought the New Edinburgh land in 1829 and named it after his hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland. The neighbourhood is home to Rideau Hall, the Governor General of Canada's Residence, and 24 Sussex Drive, the Prime Minister's Residence. Over three quarters of the neighbourhood is primarily English speaking with the rest speaking French or another language.

Housing Statistics

Oldest house: Built in 1840.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1900 and 1950.
Detached homes: 59 % of homes are detached. 41% are row and semi-detached homes.
House prices - detached homes*: Recent sales vary from $500,000 to $1,200,000 with 35% under $600,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $375,000 to $1,300,000 with 31% under $500,000.

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Recreational Opportunities

New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village is a beautiful community full of recreational opportunities. It has sports fields, basketball courts, outdoor rinks, tennis courts, a baseball diamond, a splash pad, and play structures are all available for residents, both young and old, to enjoy. There is also an annual sleigh ride and chili dinner, a Canada Day breakfast, Pumpkins in the Park, Beechwood Solstice Stroll and Outdoor Movies in the Park. The community also is home to the Beechwood Market that has everything from local produce to prepared food and wine. Much of the indoor activity in the community revolves around the community centre. It offers an after school program for Grades 1-4 and exercise class for all ages. Beechwood Road has many bars, restaurants, and shops for residents to enjoy.

Future Developments

New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village is planning to replace all of the Ash trees that have been affected by the Emerald Ash Borer with new, healthy trees. They are also potential plans to add onto the community centre for the communities centennial in 2019. The city also has plans to improve biking safety on St. Patrick Street that will include a shared pedestrian and cyclist pathway between King Edward Avenue and Vanier Parkway.

What the Residents of New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village are Saying

We asked the community association what they would say to someone who was considering moving into the neighbourhood. They responded by saying that they would be very lucky to be moving into a neighbourhood with access to so many schools and parks. They said that their is a real sense of community that rivals any other neighbourhood in the city.

Reasons That New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village is Awesome

  • The community is home to the Prime Minister's Residence and the Govenor General of Canada's Residence.
  • One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Ottawa which means it has beautiful, well established trees and parks.
  • There are many festivals and events throughout the years to engage the community.

Schools in New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village

Churches in New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village

Where is New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village?

New Edinburgh-Lindenlea-Beechwood Village is in Ottawa East. Ottawa East
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