Orleans is the Suburb to the East side of Ottawa & has many different neighbourhoods to choose from as well as house types. There are Large single family homes as well as Townhomes and more affordable Stacked Condos that you can still buy for under $200,000. There are older, well established neighbourhoods as well as newer and brand new developments still under construction. There are some areas with great views of the Ottawa River and if you have children there is an abundance of Parks for them. Orleans now has an approximate population 110,000 people with a significant portion being Francophone. This Eastern Suburb is as big as Kanata and about 25% larger than Barrhaven
You get a great view of the Gatineau Side from the top of Trim Road, and farther down Trim towards the Ottawa River you'll find Petrie Island, with it's sandy beaches. Brigil has also built a condo tower here with plans to build more in the future. These condos have superb views from all units. As well as the new condo towers, there are also a whole bunch of Terrace Homes, or Stacked Condos, like the Ones below. Princess Louisse Falls can be found between Tenth Line and Trim Road, along St. Joseph, you'll need to park on the shoulder to stop and have a look or snap a photo.
Parts of the area sit on deposits of Leda clay left over from when the Champlain Sea covered this part of North America, which has caused occasional housing problems. We can help you avoid these areas. The commute time to downtown Ottawa can be done in 15-20 minutes, but that can double during rush hours. You can also take the bus, and use the Park and ride.