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Claude Jobin
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Molly Hoyle
Phone or Text: 613.277.5656
Email: mollyhoyle@royallepage.ca

Neighbourhoods in Ottawa

Vanier

The Neighbourhood of Vanier Proximity to downtown! A multicultural lively neighbourhood: The French Quarter. 40% francophones and 60% Anglophones. Convenience: Enjoy the Rideau River and the Riverain Park with it’s seemingly endless bicycle path which leads you to Vincent Massey Park, Hog’s Back Park, and Mooney’s Bay Park. Access to Queensway. Bordered by Montreal Road, […]

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The Glebe

Central Park – The Glebe – Ottawa  The Glebe is a neighbourhood in Ottawa.  Bordered to the north by downtown, to east and the south by the Rideau Canal and to the west by Bronson Avenue.  The heart of the Glebe is Bank Street.   Bank street with it’s almost countless restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques oh and several pubs.  So […]

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Sandy Hill

Sandy Hill – Ottawa Sandy Hill (French: Côte-de-Sable) is a neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario, located just east of downtown. The neighbourhood is bordered on the west by the Rideau Canal and on the east by the Rideau River. To the north it stretches to Rideau Street and the Byward Market area while to the south […]

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Ottawa East

Old Ottawa East or Ottawa East is a neighbourhood of Ottawa, Canada. It is bordered by the Rideau Canal on the west and the Rideau River on the east.  Nort is Sandy Hill south is Ottawa South. The parks include Brantwood Park and Windsor Park. Old Ottawa East is along the longest ice rink in the world […]

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New Edinburgh

New Edinburgh is a small neighbourhood in Ottawa, Canada. It is located to the east of the downtown core. It is bordered on the west by the Rideau River, to the north by the Ottawa River, to the south by Beechwood Avenue, to the east the border is less regular but is marked in part […]

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Mooney’s Bay

Mooney’s Bay Park is a public park in Ottawa, Canada on the Rideau River. Its main entrance is on Riverside Drive, opposite Ridgewood Avenue, but can also be accessed from Hog’s Back Road. It has a beach, picnic areas, a children’s playground and is the site of the Terry Fox Stadium. Located at 2960 Riverside […]

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From the Blog

Architect
Werner Ernst Noffke
Part 1

Werner Ernst Noffke was a Canadian Architect of German Descent. In 1884 his parents relocated the family to Canada including the 5 year old Noffke. He apprenticed with Adam Harvey and studied at the Fine Arts Association of Ottawa. Later he partnered with George W. Northwood. Mr Northwood worked principally in the West while Noffke […]

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The Confederation LRT Line Takes Shape

Construction on Ottawa`s Confederation LRT Line continues. Ottawa’s largest infrastructure project takes shape. It will be interesting to see what changes it makes to the city. Read more on its progress here. 38 total views, 3 views today

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Interior Design Trends for Fall 2017

What’s in what’s out! Thank goodness by the look of it my egg chair is still in. To really be on trend you should have 2 large closets for the 2 metals that are not in at that moment. You’ll soon be putting away the copper and the chrome and it will be time to […]

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Ikea – Small Spaces

807 square feet is not very large but if furnished properly can yield a surprising amount of living space. Of course in this case the doors and windows are placed as the furniture goes in but I do think that if furniture is properly thought out great use of space can be achieved. 62 total views, […]

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Ottawa House for Sale
Centrepointe
27 Hyde Park Way
$949,000

Custom Built, full brick, centre hall layout, 5 bedroom home! Located on the most prestigious street in Centrepointe! Carrera marble and french door foyer with cathedral ceiling reveals a rich wooden circular staircase, decorated with skylight and majestic crystal chandelier. Custom oak kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite, makes generous room for a sunlit […]

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Open Air Shower Spaces

Love these spaces! So zen! Alas we don’t live in the ideal climate for them. It would have to be for a limited use during the summer. But just looking at them makes me feel more relaxed. 26 total views, no views today

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Architecture
Art Deco – Ottawa – Part 2

In this installment of Art Deco in Ottawa I’ve turned my attention to the apartment buildings downtown.  The Art Deco detail on these buildings is definitely not what we say in Part 1 with the office buildings but it is there. 425 Elgin Street is a compact building. Clever use of 2 tones of brick […]

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The Ultimate BBQ Lover’s Toy

Perhaps you’re having difficulty being back at work this Tuesday that looks like a Monday morning. Then imagine owning this shed! Imagine preparing a mean thanks to all of it`s state of the art features. And if you don`t like to bbq imagine instead being a guest there. 76 total views, no views today

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MosaïCanada 150 – Sesquicentenial Celebrations Canada

I went to see MosaïCanada in Gatineau Sunday,  it’s in Jacques-Cartier Park. My first attempt was on Saturday – parking proved to be a chalenge then finding ourselves without coins for the meter: we surrendered.  Back on Sunday… I was initially taken aback by the long queue but was told by an attendant the wait […]

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