Mechanicsville Real Estate Market Report

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Mechanicsville Historical Average House Prices

The table below shows you the historical prices for Mechanicsville going back as far as 2000.

Year # Sales Avg. Price % Change
2000 21 $97,433  
2001 45 $118,169 21.3%
2002 29 $144,028 21.9%
2003 40 $153,848 6.8%
2004 33 $175,012 13.8%
2005 42 $185,226 5.8%
2006 29 $199,769 7.8%
2007 22 $211,036 5.6%
2008 22 $202,334 -4.3%
2009 38 $274,399 35.6%
2010 29 $302,292 10.2%
2011 32 $305,386 1.0%
2012 25 $336,752 10.3%
2013 30 $315,535 -6.7%
2014 34 $329,065 4.3%
2015 26 $358,258 8.9%
2016 38 $342,481 -4.6%
2017 33 $320,038 -7%
2018 48 $325,260 0.9%
2019 52 $379,306 16.6%
2020 35 $466,311 22.9%
2021 65 $450,557 -3.4%
2022 54 $490,676 8.9%
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About Mechanicsville

What we can say with great certainty is that Mechanicsville has a lot of rich history to share and came from blue-collar roots. Mechanicsville is located west of and right next to Tunney's Pasture, west of Lebreton Flats and north of Hintonburg. On a map, you'll find it south of the Ottawa River, west of the O-Train Trillium Line, north of Scott Street, and east of Parkdale Avenue. A population of approximately 2,200 (at 2011 Census) and historically a working-class neighbourhood, Mechanicsville has seen much improvement over the years and is now seen as a hip and trendy place in which to live, work and play. 

One of the largest employers, the Government of Canada complex, Tunney's Pasture, is named after Anthony Tunney, an Irish immigrant, who lived on Mechanicsville's Lyndale Avenue for the last 25 years of his life, which was his second home, after his first was destroyed in a fire. It's a snapshot into life in the 1890s. He was one of the first to purchase a lot on what is now Parkdale Avenue, overlooking Tunney's Pasture. He used to graze his and other lumber merchants' animals on what was then a vacant lot and the name unofficially became known as and adopted Tunney's Pasture. 

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On Burnside Avenue stands an apartment building that was the site of the River View Hotel, used mostly by short-term rail workers. Just south of Laroche Park where a new hockey is set to be built in a year or so, the landmark Protection of the Holy Virgin Memorial (Russian Orthodox) Church stands, built in 1988, to commemorate 1,000 years of Christianity in Russia. A tranquil spot that's away from the hustle and bustle of Scott Street and the Transitway. Another prominent landmark is the Embassy of Indonesia.

There are lots of infill new homes popping up all the time. Public transportation is easily accessible with OC Transpo buses available along Scott Street and Parkdale Avenue, with a major transitway at Tunney's Pasture. Mechanicsville has a mixture of residential homes, infill townhomes and newer high-rise apartment buildings. 

Shopping and plenty of amenities are located south of Mechanicsville on Wellington Street, where you'll find some of the best restaurants in Ottawa. It's also a short bus ride or drive to Ottawa’s downtown core or to neighbourhoods like Little Italy, Hintonburg and Chintatown. Recreation includes Laroche Park and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (formerly the Ottawa River Parkway) along the Ottawa River. 

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Current Statistics, Mechanicsville

The stats below are live and change daily, using all current listings

Active Properties
Address Beds Baths List Price DOM
215 PARKDALE Avenue Unit 901 2 2 $524,900 17 days
201 PARKDALE Avenue Unit 1205 1 1 $349,900 89 days
Average: 1.5 1.5 $437,400 53 days
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