Riverside Dr. and Mooney's Bay, Ottawa

Riverside Drive and Mooney's Bay, Ottawa

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Riverside and Mooney's Bay is a small community in Ottawa south surrounding Walkley Road between the Rideau River and the Airport Parkway. The community was originally settled in the early 1900's and was largely developed in the 1970's. Mooney's Bay Park and beach are both very popular with people from all over the city and host festivals and fundraisers throughout the year. Approximately ten percent of the residents speak another language other than the official Canadian languages primarily at the home and the rest of the population is mainly English speaking. The residents of the community live mainly in single family homes but the community has row homes and large apartment buildings as well.

Housing Statistics

Mooney's Bay

Oldest house: Built in 1918.
Average house age: Most houses were built between between 1970 and 1980.
Detached homes: 89% of homes are detached.
House prices*: Recent sales vary from $300,000 and $2,600,000 with 52% under $400,000

Riverside

Oldest house: Built in 1952.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1997 and 2008.
Detached homes: 46% of homes are detached. 54% are row and semi-detached homes.
House prices - detached homes*: Recent sales vary from $360,000 to $1,100,000 with 6% under $400,000 and 56% under $500,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $275,000 to $470,000 with 26% under $300,000.

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Recreational Opportunities

Mooney's Bay Park and beach is the most popular recreational feature of the community but is only one of many recreational opportunities available to the residents. The Terry Fox Athletic Facility has both a sports field and a track and hosts both sports games and track and field meets. There are also baseball diamonds, basketball courts, outdoor rinks, play structures, volleyball courts, tennis courts, splash pads, and a skateboard park in the parks scattered throughout the community. The community is home to five restaurants for its residents to enjoy a family dinner or a night out with friends.

What we love about this area

  • The Mooney's Bay Park and beach are very popular and provide a huge range of recreational activities and many hours of fun and relaxation
  • The community is along the O-Train line making it very easy for residents to travel quickly into the downtown core

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Where is Riverside-Mooney's Bay?

Riverside-Mooney's Bay is in Ottawa South. Ottawa South
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