Westgate Shopping Centre & Experimental Farm, Ottawa

Westgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm, Ottawa

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Westgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm is a neighbourhood with a rich military heritage. Many of the streets are named to reflect that heritage and many of the homes, known as war homes or veteran homes, were built after World War Two to accommodate the returning soldiers. A distinguishing feature of the neighbourhood is Carlington Hill, a hill with a long gradual slope that used to be a ski hill with a tow lift but is now a city approved ski hill and winter snow dump.

Housing Statistics

Oldest house: Built in 1900.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1940 and 1970.
Detached homes: 74% of homes are detached. 26% are row and semi-detached.
House prices - detached homes*: Recent sales vary from $250,000 to $650,000 with 73% under $400,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $250,000 to $550,000 with 58% under $300,000.

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Recreational Opportunities

The residents of Westgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm have many opportunities to relax and enjoy recreational activities. Whether it is enjoying the baseball diamonds, basketball courts, outdoor wading pools, play structures, outdoor rinks, sports fields, a sledding hill, play structures, or splash pad. Or one of the many organized events including Carlington Family Fun Day, the Carlington Cup ( a family friendly shinny hockey tournament), and a Winter Carnival. Whether you are young or old there is something for everyone to participate in the neighbourhood.

What we love about Westgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm area:

  • The neighbourhood has an interesting military heritage that is still reflected in its street names and war homes
  • There are many recreational opportunities and social events available for all age groups and stages

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Where isÊWestgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm?

Westgate Shopping Centre and Experimental Farm is in Ottawa West. Ottawa-West
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