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About The Glebe
The Glebe is a quirky neighbourhood located south of highway 417 nestled between Bronson Avenue to the West and the Rideau Canal to the East. The Glebe is a neighbourhood that attacts a wide demographic of residents based on the different housing styles available. What separates The Glebe from any other neighbourhood in Ottawa is its eclectic shopping district along Bank St., ranging from charming coffee shops to its vintage boutiques. The Glebe is also known for its mean restaurants that are sure to make your mouth water.
Attractions in The Glebe
What separates the Glebe from any other neighbourhood in Ottawa is how culturally rich it is. Lined in and around Bank St. are a slew of independent shops, galleries and restaurants. The Glebe shopping district is a great place to find quirky nick nacks and gifts that you won’t be able to find in a shopping mall. If you’re looking for a personalized Christmas gift for someone on your list, check out the list of must visit shops below!
The Papery: Located at 850 Bank St., the Papery is the go to stop for birthday cards, stationary, wrapping paper and scrapbook tools. Buying cards and paper from this shop will make your presents be the focal point underneath the Christmas tree.
Roast n’ Brew: If you plan on making a trip to the Glebe, make sure to stop by Roast n’ Brew at 843 Bank St. It’s the perfect location to meet with a friend over brunch for freshly brewed coffee and a panini.
Snapdragon Gallery: Between your visits to each little shop, dropping in at the Snapdragon Gallery at 791 Bank St. is good place to take in the art of emerging and established Canadian artists.
These shops are just a few of the treasures that are home to the Glebe. For a list of more shops in the area, visit the Glebe Business Directory at Ottawa Move!
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Recent Glebe Housing Activity
The Glebe is one of those neighbourhoods that makes homeowners feel like they’ve lived there forever. The quiet side streets are transformed into a winter wonderland with a blanket of snow on the ground, and you can expect your family members counting on you to host holiday dinners at your place. The Glebe is a popular area for young professionals who want to live in condominium apartments and townhouses.
The average price of condos in this neighbourhood is $472,000, and depending on the condo type and location, can range from $185,000 to $985,000. Building taste is something that homebuyers are able to choose from, with older style houses from the early 20th century to modern and sleek developments. For homebuyers looking to buy a house, the average price is $585,000 with prices ranging from $350,000 to $1,500,000.
Glebe 2012 Sales Stats
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