Osgoode is located in Ottawa’s rural south end along the Rideau River. It’s neighbouring communities include Manotick, North Gower and Metcalfe, making it a prime location for those wanting the feel of country-living with access to towns nearby. Established in 1827, this township only became part of the City of Ottawa in 2001. Osgoode is a town rich in history, originating as a farming community due to it’s healthy land and large amount of white pine and oak trees.
Don’t let the small size fool you as the town itself, with a population of around 2,500, is packed with everything you need. There is a local grocery store, a gas station, pharmacy, an LCBO, an arena, multiple parks and trails and many other trendy small businesses and restaurants.
Neighbourhoods: Manotick Village – Long Island – Colony Heights – Mahogany
Things to do in Osgoode
REAL ESTATE 2020
Average Sale Price Residential & Condominium Combined : $673,155
Up 5% over 2019
* based on MLS districts 8001-8010* OREB 2019 vs 2020
Explore life in Osgoode
Osgoode is an amazing community full of kind and friendly residents that make everyone feel a sense of connection and safety. There are many generations of families as well as newcomers that look out for one another and provide a friendly smile or greeting when passing by, but the support does not end there. There are also a large amount of community support programs in place for any families who are ever in need.
The Osgoode Youth Association is a community built, non profit youth centre. It consists of a group of volunteers who host free programs for children Grades 2-12. It is run and funded by the City of Ottawa, Ontario Ministry of Health, The United Way, The Trillium Foundation, Scotiabank, Foodland, and other various contributors. Nepean Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) which is a non-profit charitable organization that provides free services to members who join. They work with multiple associations, Public Health and City of Ottawa to ensure residents living in Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode live in safe and fair communities and are provided with any resources they may require.
The Osgoode Food Cupboard is generously run by volunteers at the St. John’s Evangelist Church. They provide a selection of food and supplies, available every Saturday from 10am to noon for anyone from the community who requires a helping hand.
The township of Osgoode is a perfect location for raising a family, settling down for retirement, or for anyone who craves the small-town lifestyle. Right in the middle of the town is the Osgoode Public School (elementary). The town is also home to Osgoode Township High School for any local secondary students. With neighbouring communities such as Metcalfe, North Gower, and Manotick, schools are of abundance and are never too far away. Moving to this area will not disappoint.
There are historic homes in town for families looking to raise children in a safe place where they can feel free to ride their bicycles around the neighbourhood without a worry. The sense of security in this community is high. Additionally, with homes that offer large property sizes, enjoying time in your backyard will be a luxury you may have missed when living in bigger cities. These new and old farm homes with land are perfect for those same families, or for young professionals looking to start an at home business of hobby farms. There is definitely something for everyone in Osgoode, no matter what stage of life you are in, and we will be happy to find the home that fits your needs.
While the population of Osgoode is minimal in comparison to other suburbs or Ottawa, the amenities within the city are here to serve. Osgoode is home to excellent local schools in the public and catholic sectors for both elementary and secondary students. Additionally, there is beautiful green space with an array of trees blanketing the area, and the Community Centre that hosts many recreational programs for people of all ages encourages the benefits of an active lifestyle.
Osgoode is home to many different types of local businesses and specialty stores that cater to most of the needs of its residents and homeowners. Here you can find hairdressers and barber shops, medical clinics, massage therapy, restaurants, karate, yoga, fitness centres, music schools, dance studios, office supply stores, cobblers, florists, grocers, a hardware store, Giant Tiger, and much more. Provided all the excellent benefits of living in the city of Osgoode, most residents don’t mind venturing into the neighbouring Greely and Kemptville communities for needs that exceed what is provided here, if and when the need presents itself.
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