Rockcliffe Park real estate market report

Real Estate Stats & Sold House Prices in Rockcliffe Park

Statistics for the last 90 Days ending April 28, 2024 in Rockcliffe Park

There were 6 homes sold in Rockcliffe Park in the last 3 months, with an average price of $2,517,500, that's an increase of 105.5% over this same period last year, this includes all house types.

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Statistics for 2023 in Rockcliffe Park

There were 20 homes sold in Rockcliffe Park in 2023, with an average price of $2,327,000, that's an increase of 1.9%% over the previous year, this includes all house types.

What is the average price for a home in Rockcliffe Park, by type of property in 2023?

  • Single Family House average price was $2,362,232
  • Bungalow average price was $1,225,000
  • Condo average price was $1,650,000

Rockcliffe Park Historical Home Prices, with Percentage change over Previous Year.

Year # Sales Average Price % Change
2000  42 $601,702  
2001  37 $789,576 31.2%
2002  32 $884,431 12%
2003  30 $920,751 4.1%
2004  28 $857,714 -7.3%
2005  30 $923,483 7.7%
2006  39 $1,173,499 27.1%
2007  34 $1,248,038 6.4%
2008  28 $1,158,536 -7-7%
2009  34 $1,242,574 7.2%
2010  29 $1,440,690 15.9%
2011  23 $1,196,457 -2.0%
2012  28 $1,401,302 17.1%
2013  29 $1,418,017 1.2%
2014  24 $1,401,396 -1.2%
2015  29 $1,194,231 -17.3%
2016  31 $1,252,415 4.9%
2017  40 $1,639,660 30.9%
2018  30 $1,642,227 0.2%
2019 28 $1719,068 4.7%
2020 29 $1,914,863 11.3%
2021 23 $2,765,909 44.4%
2022 16 $2,282,794 -17.5%
2023 20 $2,327,000 1.9%

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There are usually between 20 and 30 home sales in Rockcliffe Park each year, and this has remained the same over the last 10 years, with the exception of 40 sales in 2017 where the average price increase hit 31%. While the average price is relatively high, some of the larger home sales will tend to to skew these numbers. The average salary is $119,377 as compared to Ottawa's overall at $53,250. Rockcliffe Park has been home to many notable Ottawans. The Dutch Royal Family lived here during WWII and their former residence, known as Stornoway at 541 Acacia Avenue, has been the residence of the Canadian Official Opposition since 1950.

About Rockcliffe Park

One of Ottawa’s wealthiest and most historic neighbourhoods, Rockliffe Park exemplifies the Picturesque artistic concept with it's awe-inspiring beauty along with its pleasing irregularities, varied textures and asymmetry, as compared to the early 18th century Neoclassic tradition that preceded it emphasizing formality, order and exactitude. Founded in 1864 by Thomas Keefer, Rockcliffe Park today is still sits in a park-like setting with varied topograhy, curving roads without sidewalks and is relatively inaccessible to through traffic. The public greenspace, is home to approximately 1,888 people at 2021 Census. 

Rockliffe is known for its expensive homes that are situated on large lots with few sidewalks providing the intended privacy. Made up of residential homes and lush greenspace, there are no shops or restaurants in this area. That said, it’s a quick drive to reach shops and services.

One public school and two private, IB World schools are located in this neighbourhood: Rockcliffe Park Public School, Elmwood & Ashbury College.

The Rockcliffe area is a Heritage Conservation District and can be divided into two neighbourhoods: the Old Village and the New Village. The New Village is located between McKay Lake and Birch St. to the east. The Old Village is west of McKay Lake to Sussex Drive. McKay Lake and ‘The Pond’ are protected as part of the Caldwell Carver Conservation Area. It’s located in the heart of this neighbourhood and features a mini hiking trail. The Rockcliffe Pavilion is a popular destination for outdoor weddings, with views that overlook the Ottawa River. Formerly known as the Rockcliffe Parkway, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway, runs along the north part of the neighbourhood with wonderful views of the Ottawa River and small parking lots along the length for the public to enjoy outlooks and lawns in the warmer weather and skiing / toboganning in the winter. This parkway continues along the Ottawa River, down Sussex and into the downtown core.