Westboro Village; where do I start?! It is arguably Ottawa’s hottest, hippest, most desirable neighborhood in the entire city (Yes, I know, it’s a bold statement :-)).
With a true community feel, Westboro offers a ton of local, independent businesses. It is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts. The people tend to be very forward-thinking, health-conscious, friendly, active, family-oriented, and all round cool and down-to-earth. In other words, this is the neighborhood and the people that you want to surround yourself with
Love hip and upscale restaurants? Westboro has an abundance. Just take a short walk down Richmond Road, and you’ll see just about every style of food that you could ask for. From the trendy and hip Wellington Gastropub, you can find all the local beers and locally-sourced foods. Or you may want to go with the classy Gezellig, and sample their incredible and diverse menu. For more amazing restaurant options, check out this site.
As for fun activities, Westboro has you covered in that department as well. With a ton of incredible art galleries (Wall Space, Cube, Gallery 3, to name a few), to the outdoor activities (cycle along the parkway & river, Kitchissippi beach in the summer, & the outdoor skating rinks in the winter), there’s always plenty of fun and exciting activities to get involved in. Check out Westboro Village’s calendar of upcoming events for all the upcoming events!
And we couldn’t get into a talk about Westboro Village, without mentioning the shopping. And let’s be honest, it’s always nice to be able to walk down the strip and check all the latest and coolest items in the local shops :D. Between Wellington and Richmond Road, you will find just about anything you can think of: fashion, outdoor apparel, MEC, Trailhead, Davids Tea, Bushtukah, florists, local artwork, sporting goods, and of course all of the eateries (there’s too many to name here). If you go here, you’ll find a more comprehensive list of the excellent local businesses of Westboro.
So all of this to say, that if you’re thinking of making a home in Ottawa, Westboro Village should be top of your list. To find out more about Westboro living and real estate, contact me, Chris Steeves, the local Westboro Realtor, and I’ll be happy to give you the full scoop on what makes this neighborhood such a desirable place to call home.